3ie Request for Proposals: Qualitative Evaluation of the Impact of Self-Help Groups on Women’s Economic and Social Empowerment in India

Deadline: 11 January 2019 The International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) is inviting organisations or consortia to submit proposals to conduct qualitative evaluations under two research themes on women’s self-help groups (SHGs) in rural India. The studies will examine the role of self-help groups (SHGs) and their federations as institutions for promoting women’s social and economic inclusion and empowerment. The studies can be in any of the nine states that are included in the … [Read more...]

Young Sustainable Impact Southeast Asia: Innovation Programme 2019

Deadline: 5 January 2019 Young Sustainable Impact Southeast Asia is seeking applications for Innovation Programme 2019 that focus on shaping applicant into a social innovator, and enabling applicant to work in strong teams to create lasting solutions to one or more of the Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). They specialize in forging strong regional teams and supporting them during their initial phases of running an impact company. By pushing the frontiers of online working, they … [Read more...]

Apply for Social Innovation Challenge 2019 Asia! A Chance to win up to 40,000 Euro

Deadline: 25 January 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for the Social Innovation Challenge 2019 to realise their idea against hunger and social injustice. The Social Innovation Challenge is a collective effort of Civil Society Academy,Welthungerhilfe and Impact Hub. Through the Challenge, the aim is developing ground-breaking innovations to tackle hunger and social injustice over the next 18 months. The process includes application of innovators on two specific challenges, a design … [Read more...]

Vodafone New Zealand Foundation: Seeking Applications for Innovation Fund

Deadline: 14 January 2019 Vodafone New Zealand Foundation is seeking applications for Innovation Fund which has been set up to support innovative work that aims to create better outcomes for our most excluded and disadvantaged youth. Funding Information In December 2018 round Vodafone Foundation have $285,000 total to distribute. They will only be accepting applications at the seed and pilot funding levels in this round. Seed funding ($1,000 to $10,000 per application) The … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Tata Innovation Fellowship 2018-19

Deadline: 31 December 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for “Tata Innovation Fellowship”, a highly competitive scheme instituted by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India to recognize and reward scientists with outstanding track record in biological sciences to find innovative solutions to major problems in healthcare, agriculture and other areas related to life sciences and biotechnology. Objective The scheme is aimed at rewarding … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 21 March 2019 The European Commission (EC) is currently seeking proposals under its Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) programme for Transaction cost support for social enterprise to promote employment and social inclusion by improving access to finance for social enterprises and supporting the development of the social enterprise finance market. The objective of the call is to develop the social enterprise finance market. It will catalyse risk capital investments below EUR … [Read more...]

Social Innovation Fund: Seeking Applications for Social Enterprise Development Fund 2019

Deadline: 25 January 2019 Social Innovation Fund is seeking applications for its Social Enterprise Development Fund 2019 with an aim to find and back social enterprises that add to the social and economic fabric of their community by way of social impact. Social enterprises are organisations whose mission is to have a positive effect on society. They generate revenue through their products or services and reinvest their profits back into their social mission. Social enterprises are … [Read more...]

Apply for eMpowering Youths Across ASEAN Program!

Deadline: 18 November 2018 Applications are open for eMpowering Youths Across ASEAN Program that is a partnership programme between Maybank Foundation and ASEAN Foundation that consists of mentoring, regional leadership training, and overseas local community projects. The community projects will be incubated to be scaled up in the coming years as social enterprises across the region to become the foremost initiative in Southeast Asia for catalysing youth participation and impact on their … [Read more...]

Apply for A Digital Path to Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Latin America Program!

Deadline: 30 November 2018 Applications are open for A Digital Path to Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Latin America program that is creating a network of journalists, technologists and media entrepreneurs across the region. In 2019, ICFJ is bringing 36 new Professional Fellows from 12 countries: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama and Peru. ICFJ is also sending 12 additional U.S. hosts to Latin America for two-week … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for Expo Live’s Flagship Innovation Impact Grant Programme!

Deadline: 2 December 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the fourth cycle of the Expo Live’s flagship Innovation Impact Grant Programme that will award injection funds up to USD 100,000 to support the growth of social enterprises, startups and grassroots projects from around the world whose solutions generate social value and are in line with Expo 2020 Dubai’s subthemes of Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability. The programme backs enterprises that offer creative solutions to pressing … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Joint Innovation Projects Between France and Singapore

Deadline: 31 March 2019 Enterprise Singapore and Bpifrance are announced a Call for Proposals for joint innovation projects, focusing on developing innovative products and applications in technological and application areas such as Advanced Manufacturing, Clean Technology and Medical Technology. Applicants are expected to develop ready-to-market solutions for products, technology-based services or methods which have strong potential for the French, Singaporean and/or international … [Read more...]

Nesta: Seeking Applications for Collective Intelligence Grants Program

Deadline: 9 November 2018 Nesta is seeking applications for its Collective Intelligence Grants to offer grants of up to £20,000 for projects that generate new knowledge on how to advance collective intelligence (combining human and machine intelligence) to solve social problems. This call is relevant for organisations already combining human and machine intelligence, and who want to test a variety of approaches or a new approach to better understand what works in designing/applying collective … [Read more...]

UNDP/Kazakhstan: Development of Information Systems in the Field of Social Protection of the Population

Deadline: 24 September 2018 The United Nations Development Programme in the Republic of Kazakhstan (UNDP) within its project “Sustainable Development of the System of Social Protection of the Population: Promotion of Programs on Social Integration and Inclusion” has announced a competitive bidding for “Development of information systems in the field of social protection of the population”. Types of Lots Lot 1: Development of automated information system “Portal of Social Services” … [Read more...]

Apply for Obama Foundation’s Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 18 September 2018 The Obama Foundation is seeking applications for its Fellowship program to support outstanding civic innovators – leaders who are working with their communities to create transformational change, addressing some of the world’s most pressing problems. The program selects 20 community-minded rising stars from around the world for a two-year, non-residential program, designed to amplify the impact of their work and inspire a wave of civic innovation. The Obama … [Read more...]

Embassy of the Czech Republic in Bangkok: Call for Proposals for Small Scale Local Projects (SSLP) 2019 in Thailand and Laos

Deadline: 17 October 2018 The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Bangkok has launched a call for proposals for a Small Scale Local Project (SSLP) for the year 2019. Funding Information A project can be funded with a budget from 200 000 CZK (app. 8 900 USD) to 500 000 CZK (app. 22 100 USD) maximum. Co-funding from the applicant or other sources is welcome. Total sum of personal and travel costs must not exceed 25% of total SLP budget. Maximum SLP duration is from signing of Contract … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 Yenching Social Innovation Forum!

Deadline: 10 September 2018 Yenching Academy of Peking University is currently seeking applications for its 2018 Yenching Social Innovation Forum, a three-day event that brings together young innovators from around the world to brainstorm solutions to some of the most pressing issues facing China and the world. The forum will consist of a series of workshops, keynote speakers, networking events, and site visits hosted by individuals and organizations who are leaders in social innovation. The … [Read more...]

Apply for Africa Innovates for the SDGs Award for African Social Innovators!

Deadline: 7 September 2018 Applications are open for Africa Innovates for the SDGs is a new award for African social innovators with exceptional ideas and initiatives linked to any of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Co-Chair of the Group of Eminent Advocates for the SDGs and President of Ghana, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, launched the award for a new generation of early-stage social innovators in Africa who are solving pressing problems in the … [Read more...]

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 Google.org 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...]

>