Resilient Communities Fund: Providing Support to Communities in Ireland

Deadline: 31 January 2018 The Resilient Communities Fund has partnered with Social Innovation Fund Ireland and Tomar Trust to find and back innovative projects that strengthen community resilience and have an economic, social and environmental impact. The Fund will provide critical support to projects focused on making communities across Ireland safer, healthier, and more vibrant places to live. Priority Areas Economy – providing greater self-sufficiency, sustainability, and stability, … [Read more...]

Yenching Social Innovation Forum for Talented Young Innovators around the World!

Deadline: 20 October 2017 The Yenching Academy of Peking University is inviting talented young innovators from around the world for its Yenching Social Innovation Forum. The forum provides a platform to these young innovators to develop and share solutions to some of the most pressing social problems facing China and the world. The Yenching Social Innovation Forum will take place from December 8-11, 2017. Participants will arrive by the evening of December 8 for the opening activities and … [Read more...]

WHO/TDR Call for Entries: Challenge Contests for Health

Deadline: 10 November 2017 Applications are open for Challenge Contests for Health with an aim to gather information related to health challenge contests – defined as open calls to solicit community input in order to improve public health. Descriptions of case studies, experiences organizing contests, and evaluation examples are being solicited. These cases will be reviewed by a panel based on clarity of model, effectiveness, promotion of equity, and potential for learning. Exceptional cases … [Read more...]

Applications Open for SIF’s Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE) Program 2018!

Deadline: 10 December 2017 Singapore International Foundation (SIF) is seeking applications for its Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE) Program 2018 to inspire, equip and enable the youth of different nationalities to embark on social enterprises (SEs) in Singapore and beyond. Through the YSE programme, participants will learn from and interact with leading social entrepreneurs, business professionals and other youth who are keen on social innovation, while expanding their networks for potential … [Read more...]

Apply for NASSCOM Social Innovation Forum 2018! Supporting Social Innovations across India

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The NASSCOM Foundation is seeking applications for its Social Innovation Forum 2018 to recognize and support Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) led innovations that have met a social development need or helped organizations achieve their social development objectives. The NASSCOM Social Innovation Forum is a ‘Tech 4 Good’ platform that aims to address critical gaps in development, through technology-led social innovations and solutions that can lead to … [Read more...]

EU-EaSI Call for Proposals: Transaction Cost Support for Social Enterprise Finance

Deadline: 1 December 2017 The European Union is currently seeking proposals under its Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) programme for Transaction cost support for social enterprise finance with an objective to promote employment and social inclusion by increasing access to finance for social enterprises and to develop the social enterprise finance market. The objective of the call is to test a transaction cost support scheme in the form of a grant to be combined with financial … [Read more...]

Apply for BIRAC 6th Call for Proposals under SPARSH on Waste to Value!

Deadline: 30 September 2017 The Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) has announced its 6th Call for Proposals under Social Innovation Programme for Products: Affordable and Relevant to Societal Health (SPARSH) on "Waste to Value". SPARSH aims at promoting development of innovative solutions to address society’s most pressing social problems through biotechnological approaches. The Scheme has two components: Product Development Social Innovation Immersion … [Read more...]

Call for Applications for “UNDP Youth Leadership Program III: Accelerating Innovative Solutions for Sustainable Development”

Deadline: 10 August 2017 Do you have an innovative solution to address a social challenge in your community? Do you want to learn more about the Sustainable Development Goals? Do you want to meet other young leaders from around the country? Do you want to become an agent of change? Do you want to learn how to improve the design of your solution and implement projects that will help your communities? If yes, then apply for UNDP Youth Leadership Program III. UNDP has launched the Third … [Read more...]

Submit EOIs for the Life Chances Fund! Supporting Locally Developed Projects in UK

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Life Chances Fund (LCF) is currently seeking Expressions of Interest (EOIs) to help those people in society who face the most significant barriers to leading happy and productive lives. Objectives Increasing the number and scale of SIBs in England Making it easier and quicker to set up a SIB Generating public sector efficiencies by delivering better outcomes and using this to understand how cashable savings are increasing social innovation and … [Read more...]

GCE-India 3rd Call for Proposals: Addressing Global Health Challenges

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Proposals are open for "Grand Challenges Explorations India (GCE-India)" to encourage and nurture innovation in areas that impact global health. This is the third call for proposals with the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India (DBT), and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation as funding partners, IKP Knowledge Park (IKP), as an implementation partner, and the Program Management Unit at BIRAC (PMU-BIRAC) as the management partner. Funding … [Read more...]

LEAP Africa-Union Bank Call for Applications: Social Innovators Programme 2017

Deadline: 16 July 2017 The LEAP Africa in partnership with Union Bank has developed the Social Innovators Programme 2017 to strengthen and advance youth-led change initiatives and entrepreneurship in Nigeria through training and collaborative partnerships that enhance the sustainability and overall impact of these change initiatives. The Social Innovators Programme (SIP) is a one-year fellowship which supports talented young social innovators – youth change-makers – whose ideas and initiatives … [Read more...]

Apply for Life Chances Fund (LCF): Supporting Locally Developed Projects in UK

Deadline: 31 July 2017 Applications are open for the Life Chances Fund (LCF) with an aim to help those people in society who face the most significant barriers to leading happy and productive lives. An £80 million fund to provide payment-by-results contracts for locally developed projects by socially minded investors. The Life Chances Fund will aim for contributions of around 20% of total outcomes payments, with local commissioners paying for the majority of the outcomes payments. However … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in Tandem Europe – Social Innovation!

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Do you as an individual and in your organisation work on cultural ideas that tackle socio-economic challenges in our societies? Then we encourage you to apply! Tandem Europe - Social Innovation is now open for applications inviting cultural initiative/organisation/institution to submit expressions of interest. Tandem Europe – Social Innovation is a cross-border learning and doing programme. During their Tandem year, cultural-social initiators from all over Europe … [Read more...]

EaSI Call for Proposals: Transaction Cost Support for Social Enterprise Finance

Deadline: 15 July 2017 The European Union is currently seeking proposals under its Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) programme for Transaction cost support for social enterprise finance. The European Programme for Employment and Social Innovation "EaSI" 2014-20202 is a European-level financing instrument managed directly by the European Commission to contribute to the implementation of the Europe 2020 strategy, by providing financial support for the Union's objectives in terms of … [Read more...]

Social Innovation Fund Ireland: Apply for Animate Fund 2017 Awarding Innovations across Ireland

Deadline: 7 July 2017 Social Innovation Fund Ireland and Medtronic are currently accepting applications for its Animate fund 2017, that provides grants and supports to early stage projects or organisations that have come up with clever ideas to address health and social issues in their community. This year the Animate Fund will have two elements, the first will seek out early stage innovations that have smart responses to general community issues such as poverty, educational disadvantage etc. … [Read more...]

Apply for SAB Foundation’s Award Programs on Social Innovation & Disability!

Deadline: 25 May 2017 The SAB Foundation is seeking applications from local innovators and social entrepreneurs for its "Social Innovation Awards" to create opportunities for social entrepreneurs and/or innovators with disabilities. The SAB Foundation supports and invests in entrepreneurs and social innovation with a priority in benefitting women and youth, people in rural areas and people with disability. Award Categories The Social Innovation Awards. The award is aimed at … [Read more...]

Corporation for National and Community Service: Seeking Applications for Volunteer Generation Fund Grant Program

Deadline: 6 July 2017 The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is seeking applications for its grant program "Volunteer Generation Fund (VGF)" to improve lives, strengthen communities, and foster civic engagement through service and volunteering. Through AmeriCorps, Senior Corps, the Social Innovation Fund, and the Volunteer Generation Fund, CNCS has helped to engage millions of citizens in meeting community and national challenges through service and volunteer action. VGF … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Youth Volunteering Innovation Challenge in ASEAN!

Deadline: 1 May 2017 Applications are open for Youth Volunteering Innovation Challenge to support young volunteers throughout the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in their journey to catalyze youth-led innovation for social impact and sustainable development. The Youth Volunteering Innovation Challenge (YVIC), under the theme “Impact ASEAN,” supports young volunteers throughout the ASEAN region in their journey to catalyze youth-led innovation for social impact and sustainable … [Read more...]

AMP’s Tomorrow Fund: Apply Now for your Share of $1million Grants!

Deadline: 16 May 2017 The AMP’s Tomorrow Fund is currently open for applications inviting amazing Australians doing great things the chance to share in $1million in grants. AMP Tomorrow Makers come from all walks of life and pursue goals in many fields – from art to technology, science to social innovation, sport, film, music and more. They have a definite plan and desire to make a difference, either by creating something special or inspiring others. Eligibility Criteria Australian … [Read more...]

CBSS Call for Applications: Project Support Facility to Foster Sustainable Partnerships

Deadline: 15 April 2017 The Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS) is seeking applications for its Project Support Facility (PSF) in order to foster sustainable partnerships. Priority Areas Regional Identity, aiming to develop and foster the concept of Baltic Sea Region identity and a sense of belonging to the Baltic Sea Region through engagement, dialogue, people-to-people contacts, macroregional networks and multilevel governance. Sustainable and Prosperous Region, working … [Read more...]