U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL announces 2019 Internet Freedom Annual Program Statement

Deadline: 20 September 2019 The Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL) of the US Department of State has announced a Request for Statements of Interest (RSOI) from organizations interested in submitting Statements of Interest (SOI) for programs that support Internet Freedom. In support of the U.S. International Strategy for Cyberspace, DRL’s goal is to protect the open, interoperable, secure, and reliable Internet by promoting fundamental freedoms, human rights, and the free … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award

Deadline: 30 June 2019 The Suqia is seeking nominations for its Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award to support research and development of new and innovative technologies that produce, desalinate and purify water, using solar energy to support the global position of the UAE in developing solutions for challenges that are faced by poverty- and disaster-stricken communities worldwide. The Award encourages leading corporations, research centres, institutions and innovators from … [Read more...]

FLANE Accelerator Programme: A Chance to Accelerate your Business focusing on Female Empowerment

Deadline: 7 June 2019 Vodafone Institute in cooperation with Impact Hub Berlin and the Social Entrepreneurship Akademie has launched FLANE Accelerator programme which is a seven-week acceleration program for up to 5 high-potential digital impact ventures focusing on female empowerment. It is hence for male and female entrepreneurs. Impact-driven entrepreneurs are invited to work, learn and live in Berlin – one of the top ten start-up cities in the world. The programme will sharpen … [Read more...]

2019 U.N. Correspondents Association Awards for Best Media Coverage

Deadline: 15 September 2019 The United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) invites media worldwide to submit entries for its 24th annual UNCA Awards for the best print, broadcast (TV & Radio) and online, web-based media coverage of the United Nations, U.N. agencies and field operations. Winners will be honored at a gala event with U.N. Secretary-general H.E. António Guterres on friday, december 6th 2019, at cipriani wall street, new york. The Awards are: The Elizabeth Neuffer … [Read more...]

Registration Open – Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2019 Feature Conference and Youth Agenda Forum

Deadline: 31 August 2019 UNESCO has launched the annual Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week 2019 under the theme "MIL Citizens: Informed, Engaged, Empowered" which will be celebrated from 24 to 31 October this year. The Global MIL Week 2019 Feature Conference, the Ninth MIL and Intercultural Dialogue (MILID) Conference, will be held from 24 to 25 September 2019 in Gothenburg, Sweden, under the same theme as Global MIL Week 2019. The Feature Conference will be followed by … [Read more...]

2019 Ignacio Martín-Baró Fund is now open for Applications

Deadline: 1 September 2019 Applicants are now open for Ignacio Martín-Baró Fund for 2019, the fund has a strong preference for projects which are developing innovative and progressive ways to deal with the mental health consequences of violence and political repression. Applicants should understand that they do not view mental health and human rights as issues which can be addressed separately, but are seeking to fund activities which explore the links between them. Through grant-making … [Read more...]

International Visegrad Fund Inviting NGOs, CSOs and Other Public Institutions for 2019 Visegrad Grant Program

Deadline: 1 July 2019 International Visegrad Fund is currently inviting applications for its Visegrad Grant to support regional partnerships among NGOs and civil society organizations, public institutions and municipalities, private companies and nonprofit organizations as well as education and research centers that contribute to cooperation in the Visegrad region. Focus Areas Culture and Common Identity Increased awareness of cultural diversity and cross-border intercultural … [Read more...]

International 2019 Visegrad+ Grants for Contributing to the Democratization and Transformation Processes

Deadline: 1 July 2019 International Visegrad fund is seeking applications for its Visegrad+ Grants program to support projects which contribute to the democratization and transformation processes in selected countries and regions, especially non-EU member states in the Western Balkans and the Eastern Partnership countries. Focus Area Culture and Common Identity Increased awareness of cultural diversity and cross-border intercultural dialogue Increased awareness of common … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2019 Visegrad Strategic Grants Program!

Deadline: 1 July 2019 International Visegrad funds is accepting applications for its Strategic Grants Program to support project addressing annual strategic priorities of the Visegrad Group. All projects supported by the Fund with budgets exceeding €10,000 must be audited. Strategic Priorities Sustainability of ideals from 1989: Projects focusing on V4 experiences with transformations to democracies and market economy; and on developments in V4 30 years after the fall of the Iron … [Read more...]

Apply for PlanetRomeo Foundation’s Grants for Emerging LGBTI Projects & Initiatives

Deadline: 1 July 2019 PlanetRomeo Foundation is seeking applications for its grants program to provide funding up to € 5,000 to grassroots emerging LGBTI projects and initiatives. The Foundation support focuses on achieving societal change in order to improve the position of LGBTI people throughout the world, with an emphasis on the most disadvantaged regions and communities. The Foundation gives high priority to small-scale projects which are initiated and implemented by the LGBTI … [Read more...]

Apply for VVEngage Fellowship to Advance Women’s Public Leadership and the SDGs

Deadline: 14 June 2019 Vital Voices, in partnership with Freeport-McMoRan is seeking applications for its 2019 VVEngage fellowship, a signature fellowship to support outstanding women political leaders making and influencing policy across the globe. Through this fellowship, Vital Voices aims to increase the capacity, decision-making power and effectiveness of women leaders in public life, shifting culture around women’s public leadership and moving towards equality in public representation … [Read more...]

Fondation Franklinia accepting Proposals to Support the Conservation of Globally Threatened Trees

Deadline: 30 June 2019 The Fondation Franklinia has launched its first call for proposals focused on in-situ conservation of globally threatened trees. Fondation Franklinia is a private foundation established in 2005 under Swiss law. It provides grants to support nature conservation projects. Its objective is to preserve threatened tree species throughout the world and improve their conservation status. Species Only projects aiming at improving the conservation status of globally … [Read more...]

Youth Forum and Sustainable Development 2019! Apply Now

Deadline: 15 June 2019 The Forum on Action for Sustainable Development and the Role of Youth has been launched to inform young people about the SDGs, to enlighten them on the evolution of their implementation and finally commit them to action in their respective communities. This year the Forum will look at SDG 8 "Promoting sustained, shared and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all". This SDG is one of the 5 SDGs selected for discussion at the … [Read more...]

2019 RELX Environmental Challenge is Open for Entries

Deadline: 31 May 2019 Applicants are invited to submit entries for 2019 RELX Environmental Challenge. Each year the RELX Environmental Challenge is awarded to projects that best demonstrate how they can provide sustainable access to safe water or sanitation. Projects must have clear practical applicability, address identified need and advance related issues such as health, education, or human rights. Prize Information There is a $50,000 prize for the first place entry and a … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of INL: Strengthening Civil Society to Expose Corruption and Support Law Enforcement Action against Corruption

Deadline: 15 July 2019 The United States Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) is seeking applications from qualified U.S. and non-U.S. based non-governmental (NGOs)/non-profit organizations or Educational Institutions for a Grant/Cooperative Agreement to implement a program entitled “Strengthening Civil Society to Expose Corruption and Support Law Enforcement Action against Corruption”. This award will support efforts globally to improve … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Reporting on Refugees and Migration Through the Eyes of Children

Deadline: 7 June 2019 To prepare news professionals worldwide to cover refugee and migrant children and families with greater knowledge, depth, and skills, the Dart Center is now accepting applications for a journalism training workshop focused on children and the international refugee crisis. This workshop, to be held September 19-22, 2019 at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, is designed for local, regional and international reporters across diverse beats touching … [Read more...]

UNESCO is searching for Young Leaders who can attend the 2019 Sport & the SDGs youth FUNSHOP in Seoul, South Korea

Deadline: 1 June 2019 UNESCO is searching for young leaders from Asia and the Pacific to participate in the 2019 Sport & the SDGs youth FUNSHOP: a three-day event specially designed to advance the capabilities of youth activists who are using sport as a tool for sustainable development and peace. Participants in the Funshop will have the opportunity to become members of the UNESCO Youth and Sport Task Force, a vibrant network of young leaders established in November 2017 following the … [Read more...]

Singapore International Foundation announces Arts for Good Fellowship 2019

Deadline: 16 June 2019 The Arts for Good (A4G) Fellowship which is organised annually by the Singapore International Foundation (SIF) to grow the Arts for Good ecosystem, by fostering a community of practice that harnesses the power of arts and culture to create positive social change. The Fellowship brings together cross-sector professionals such as artists, art administrators and programmers from the social sector on a programme comprising webinars and two exchange programmes. Upon … [Read more...]

Environmental Fellowship supporting Documentary Filmmakers around the World

Deadline: 5 June 2019 The SFFILM Vulcan Productions Environmental Fellowship is supporting documentary filmmakers telling powerful stories about the environment and/or conservation. The SFFILM Vulcan Productions Environmental Fellowship is geared towards filmmakers from anywhere in the world with a proven track record of creating compelling, wide-reaching stories through documentary film, photography, journalism, or related fields. This fellowship will support a feature documentary … [Read more...]

Movies that Matter offers grants to Human Rights Film Events

Deadline: 1 September 2019 Movies that Matter is offering grants to human rights film events in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Eastern Europe, especially in countries with limited resources and freedom of press. These events can take various forms, such as human rights film festivals, LGBT film festivals and mobile cinema projects. Types of Grant Start-Up Grant Movies that Matter supports film events in their initial phase. Only the 1st and 2nd edition can be … [Read more...]

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