ESRC: Innovation in Social Care Collaborative Grant Program

Deadline: 16 October 2018 The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) is inviting outline applications for large collaborative grants on Innovation in Social Care. This call aims to fund research and knowledge exchange activity on innovation in social care. All proposals must therefore address the core call focus on social science led research to understand how, why and where innovation happens in social care, and how innovations can be adopted more readily and scaled. They are interested … [Read more...]

Apply for Google Impact Challenge: Empowering Nigerians to Drive Community Impact!

Deadline: 4 July 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the Google Impact Challenge Nigeria to support nonprofits and social enterprises with game-changing ideas to create economic opportunity in their communities. The Challenge asks local innovators how they would make their community–and beyond–an even better place. The public and a panel of local Judges vote for the ideas with the most potential, and pairs each winner with a package of strategic support, funding and Google … [Read more...]

UN-PRAC: Inviting Civil Society Organizations for Social Accountability Grants Programme 2018

Deadline: 30 May 2018 The UN Pacific Regional Anti-Corruption (UN-PRAC) Project, implemented by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is seeking applications for its Social Accountability Grants Programme to support projects aimed at building social accountability in Pacific Island Countries through engagement of non-State actors in social accountability processes and social monitoring. The Programme seeks to assist Pacific communities in the … [Read more...]

Apply for AMP’s Tomorrow Fund!

Deadline: 17 May 2018 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 work in a range of fields from art to technology, science to social innovation and sport, film, fashion, music and medicine. They have a definite plan and desire to make a difference, either by creating something special or inspiring others. Eligibility Criteria … [Read more...] Encouraging Broad Participation of Social Innovators

Deadline: 15 April 2018 Applications are open for with an aim to be the European go-to-platform where social issues meet innovative solutions and funds for it. is 1 go-to platform, a smart environment at your service 20 strategic nodes supporting challenge owners and solution providers across Europe 27+ challenges supported and sponsored by a EU grant mechanism scheme 81 selected solution providers (max 3 per challenge) 430.000€ total … [Read more...]

Applications Open for ICBMSI-2018 in the fields of Business Management and Social Innovation

Deadline: 13 April 2018 Applications are now open for the ICBMSI-2018 which will bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and scholars in the domain of interest from around the world. It is the premier forum for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of Business Management and Social Innovation. Topics Topics of interest for submission include: Management Organizations and Technology Management Production and Operations … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 DBS-NUS Social Venture Challenge Asia!

Deadline: 6 May 2018 Do you have a business solution that can significantly improve the community around you in a sustainable manner? If yes, then apply for the 2018 DBS-NUS Social Venture Challenge Asia! The DBS Foundation together with National University of Singapore (NUS) is currently inviting applicants for its 2018 DBS-NUS Social Venture Challenge Asia that aims to identify and support innovative new ideas and existing social ventures that have the potential to generate positive, … [Read more...]

Apply for Social Impact Awards 2018! Encouraging Changemakers to Solve Wicked Problems

Deadline: 13 April 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the Social Impact Awards which is organised by The Gasan Foundation and Inspirasia Foundation that aims to create more opportunities, build a platform and network of people wanting to make a change and encourage changemakers to solve wicked problems, create system-change models and effective projects that can really solve problems in Malta and have a positive impact on the country and everyone. The Social Impact Awards is an … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 Social Innovation & Disability Empowerment Award!

Deadline: 23 April 2018 Applications are open for 2018 Social Innovation & Disability Empowerment Award. The SAB Foundation supports and invests in entrepreneurs and social innovation with a priority in benefiting women and youth, people in rural areas and people with disability. Award Categories The Social Innovation Awards. The award is aimed at innovators/social entrepreneurs/institutions/social enterprises with prototypes or early stage businesses that can solve a social … [Read more...]

EC-EaSI Call for Proposals: Access to Social Protection and National Reform Support

Deadline: 18 May 2018 The European Commission-Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion is accepting proposals for a program entitled “Access to Social Protection and National Reform Support” that aims to support governmental and non-governmental actors, and social partners in delivering on the rights and principles set out in the Pillar through social innovation and national policy reforms as regards reconciling work and private life, promoting access to social protection and developing … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for European Social Innovation Competition!

Deadline: 27 April 2018 The European Commission is seeking applications for its European Social Innovation Competition that is a challenge prize run by the European Commission across all Horizon 2020 associated countries. The Competition aims at stimulating social innovation's potential to provide solutions to societal challenges and foster sustainable and inclusive growth in Europe. It will directly support some ideas best illustrating that potential. It will engage citizens, businesses … [Read more...]

FAPESP Call for Proposals: Innovations for Marginalized Youth Economic Inclusion

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and the São Paolo Research Foundation (FAPESP) has announced the competitive call for research proposals on the topic "Innovations for marginalized youth economic inclusion". The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP), is a public foundation with the mission to support research projects in higher education and research institutions, in all fields of knowledge, including basic and applied research in universities, … [Read more...]

Request for Proposals: Colombia-U.S. Rural Education for Peace Competition

Deadline: 15 April 2018 Partners of the Americas (Partners), the U.S. Department of State (DOS) and NAFSA: Association of International Educators has announced a new grant competition entitled "Colombia-U.S. Rural Education for Peace Competition" as part of 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund. The purpose of the Colombia-U.S. Rural Education for Peace Competition is to provide incentive grants to higher education institutions (HEIs) in the United States, and higher education … [Read more...]

Social Innovation Fund: Seeking Applications for Equality Fund

Deadline: 22 June 2018 Social Innovation Fund is currently seeking applications for its Equality Fund to provide critical supports to social innovations that are aimed at strengthening equality while supporting some of the most marginalised and vulnerable communities in Ireland. The Equality Fund is open to social projects with main beneficiaries who belong to one or more of the following groups: LGBTI persons, migrants, prisoners and former offenders, and persons affected by gender-based … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Development of Innovative, Integrated Youth Services and Active Inclusion Models

Deadline: 3 May 2018 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled "Development of innovative, integrated youth services and active inclusion models" that is focused on the implementation of Employment and Social Reform Programme priorities (ESRP1 ) to foster a high-employment economy. The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to foster a high-employment economy cohesion through the implementation of the Employment and … [Read more...]

EU Grants €123 million to Support 5000 small Businesses in the Baltic Countries

The European Investment Fund (EIF) and Swedbank have signed a microfinance agreement aimed at supporting micro-businesses in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania under the EU Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI). The European Investment Fund is providing a guarantee which will enable Swedbank Baltic to provide up to EUR 123 million financing to microbusinesses in Baltic countries over the next three years. The deal also benefits from the support of the European Fund for Strategic … [Read more...]

GCE-India 4th Call for Proposals: Addressing Global Health Challenges

Deadline: 31 March 2018 Proposals are now open for “Grand Challenges Explorations India (GCE-India)” to identify, nurture and empower revolutionary ideas that address global health challenges. GCE-India is an initiative to encourage and nurture innovation in areas that impact global health. This is the fourth call for proposals with the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation as funding partners, IKP Knowledge Park, as an implementation … [Read more...]

Social Innovation Fund: Seeking Applications for Youth Education Fund

Deadline: 18 May 2018 Social Innovation Fund is seeking applications for its Youth Education Fund to improve access to higher and further education for students (up to age 25) affected by disability or disadvantage. The Youth Education Fund aims to have wider impact and will contribute to Ireland’s achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. The Youth Education Fund has been created by Social Innovation Fund Ireland (SIFI) in partnership with the Department of Rural and Community … [Read more...]

Youth Mental Health Fund: Providing Meaningful, Lasting Support to Innovative Mental Health Programmes

Deadline: 18 May 2018 Social Innovation Fund Ireland (SIFI) in partnership with the Department of Rural and Community Development is currently seeking applications for its Youth Mental Health Fund to provide meaningful, lasting support to innovative mental health programmes and initiatives that reach out to young people before and during the societal, academic, physical, and emotional pressures of early adolescence, adolescence and early adulthood. The fund is open to all innovative projects … [Read more...]