IOC Women and Sport Awards: Promoting the Advancement of Gender Equality in Sport

Deadline: 18 January 2019 Nominations are open for IOC Women and Sport Awards which are given to women, men or organisations who have made remarkable contributions to the development, encouragement and reinforcement of women’s participation in sport. The IOC Women and Sport trophies are awarded annually to promote the advancement of gender equality in sport. They recognise outstanding achievement and contributions made to develop, encourage and strengthen the participation of women and … [Read more...]

Efficiency for Access Coalition: Inviting Applicants for Research & Development (R&D) Fund

Deadline: 16 January 2019 Efficiency for Access Coalition (EforA) is currently inviting applicants for its research and development fund to accelerate innovation in off-grid and weak grid appliance technologies. The Efficiency for Access Coalition, with funding from UK Aid, will invest into Research and Development (R&D) projects that lead to the acceleration of availability, affordability, efficiency and performance of a range of Low Energy Inclusive Appliances that are particularly … [Read more...]

Entries Open for Global Fund Partnership Photo Contest!

Deadline: 30 November 2018 If you are 18 years or older and involved in the implementation of a Global Fund-supported grant or program anywhere in the world, then submit your entries for the Global Fund Partnership Photo Contest! Applicant's photos will help them show the importance and impact of the work being done across the globe to accelerate the end of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria as epidemics. Prize Information Global Fund will award a total of 6 prizes in two categories: … [Read more...]

European Commission: Seeking Applications for ‘Blue Careers’ Program

Deadline: 31 January 2019 The European Commission is currently seeking proposals from eligible organisations for its grant program entitled 'Blue Careers' to promote innovative approaches to strengthen the cooperation between industry and education in order to bridge the gap between skills' offer and demand. Themes & Priorities For this topic, we seek to fund projects that will develop innovative solutions relating to at least one of the following themes. Projects may cover more … [Read more...]

European Commission: Call for Proposals for Projects Combating Environmental Crime

Deadline: 14 February 2019 The European Commission is currently seeking proposals from eligible organisations for its grant program with an aim at funding projects combating environmental crime. The overall objective of the Call for Proposals is to boost the operational activities of the law enforcement authorities, including via training and capacity building activities of competent authorities. Priority Areas Fight against wildlife trafficking, forest crime and other forms of … [Read more...]

UIA Initiative: Providing Resources to Urban Areas throughout Europe

Deadline: 31 January 2019 The Urban Innovative Actions (UIA) Initiative has launched its fourth Call for Proposals aimed at providing urban areas throughout Europe with resources to test new and unproven solutions to address urban challenges. The UIA Initiative is an instrument of the European Union and is managed by the European Commission’s (EC) Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy under indirect management. Topics Digital transition Sustainable use of land and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for EU Prize for Women Innovators 2019!

Deadline: 16 January 2019 Carlos Moedas, Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, and Věra Jourová, Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality, have launched the 2019 EU Prize for Women Innovators at the Web Summit in Lisbon. This prize recognises women entrepreneurs who have developed and brought to market an outstanding innovation. The prize will be awarded to up to 4 women innovators in total, who have had the largest impact on the innovation ecosystem by … [Read more...]

Applications Open for TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting 2019!

Deadline: 31 January 2019 Applications are open for TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting 2019 to recognize journalism that uncovers business bribery or related financial crime with the goal of increasing commercial transparency. The TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting recognizes journalism that uncovers business bribery or related financial crime with the goal of increasing commercial transparency. Prize Information A panel of independent judges will review the submissions … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Seeking Proposals for AI for Earth Program

Deadline: 9 January 2019 The National Geographic Society (NGS) and Microsoft’s AI for Earth program are seeking proposals to support the exploration of how AI can help us understand, engage, and protect the planet. The grants will support the creation and deployment of open source trained models and algorithms that are available to other environmental researchers and innovators and thereby have the potential to provide exponential impact. Core Areas To qualify, applications should … [Read more...]

EU-India: Enhancing CSOs’ Contribution to Governance and Development Processes

Deadline: 7 February 2019 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals for its grant program entitled "India - Civil Society Organisations: Enhancing CSOs' Contribution to Governance and Development Processes" to strengthen the ability of Indian civil society and its organisations to perform their role as independent agents of change, implementing actions that bring transformative change into the lives of women and girls. The specific objective(s) of this call will focus on … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: 2019 European Press Prize

Deadline: 14 December 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for 2019 European Press Prize with an aim to be the brand for quality journalism in Europe. The key missions are aligning journalists and creating a community that recognises and strives for quality – one that helps each other fight foes too big for one person or organisation, as well as playing a defining role in emphasising the vital importance of fine reporting, shrewd analysis and outspoken comment. Each award is for 10,000 … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Right Livelihood Award!

Deadline: 1 March 2019 Applications are open for the Right Livelihood Award to honour and support courageous people and organisations offering visionary and exemplary solutions to the root causes of global problems. The Award recognizes that, in striving to meet the human challenges of today’s world, the most inspiring and remarkable work often defies any standard classification. The Right Livelihood Award is not an award for the world’s political, scientific or economic elite, but an … [Read more...]

Online News Association: Inviting Applications for 2019 Women’s Leadership Accelerator Program

Deadline: 30 November 2018 Online News Association is inviting Applications for Women’s Leadership Accelerator Program which is a yearlong intensive program that supercharges the leadership and management skills of women who are pushing digital innovation. The Women’s Leadership Accelerator kicks off with a week of tailored, immersive programming for 26 promising women leaders at UCLA Meyer & Renee Luskin Conference Center, Feb. 10-15, 2019. ONA provides support and coaching to … [Read more...]

Apply for Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2019!

Deadline: 11 January 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2019 with an aim to recognize new business ideas that leverage technology for social impact from student entrepreneurs around the world. Prizes $100,000 USD Grand Prize: A single team will be designated the grand prize winner. $75,000 USD First Runner Up: A single team will be designated first runner up. $25,000 USD Second Runners Up: Three teams will be designated the Second … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Supporting Participatory Science through Development

Deadline: 9 January 2019 National Geographic Society is accepting proposals to support Participatory Science through the development or innovative use of data-driven, technology-powered tools that will increase the understanding, preservation, and protection of their planet. Applicants should design and/or implement tools that support citizen science work, particularly data collection or data analysis, in ways that create learning experiences for citizen scientists, including … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for Core Infrastructure Fund!

Deadline: 1 January 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for Core Infrastructure Fund that supports the ‘building block’ technologies, infrastructures, and communities relied upon by digital security and circumvention tools strengthening internet freedom, digital security, and the overall health of the internet. Award information OTF awards are performance-based contracts signed directly with the applicant. Payment is issued on completion of stated objectives, activities, and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Sport and Active Society Development Grants Program!

Deadline: 14 December 2018 The International Olympic Committee is seeking applications for its Sport and Active Society Commission Development Grant program which was created by the IOC Sport and Active Society Commission to acknowledge and further encourage the implementation of relevant programmes in the field of Sport for All. Themes To be eligible for 2018 Grants, the projects must focus on at least one of the following themes: Social inclusion of refugees through sport and … [Read more...]

EU-Mongolia: Enhancing CSOs’ Contribution to Governance and Development Processes

Deadline: 29 January 2019 The European Union (EU) is currently inviting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled  "Mongolia - Civil Society Organisations: Enhancing CSOs' Contribution to Governance and Development Processes" to enhance CSO's capacities to contribute to governance and development process in Mongolia through capacity building, networking, advocacy and research. Objectives To increase NGO capacities to strengthen women's participation in … [Read more...]

Open Call for Research: The Feminist Open Government Initiative

Deadline: 30 November 2018 Applications are open for 'The Feminist Open Government Initiative' to enhance women’s participation and gender throughout OGP’s work. It is a collaboration between Results for Development, the International Development Research Centre, and the Open Government Partnership. Aims Build and deepen evidence around the impact that gender equality can have on improving governance on public services, addressing corruption, and opening up civic space and … [Read more...]

EU-China Call for Proposals: Enhancing CSOs’ Contribution to Governance and Development Processes

Deadline: 29 January 2019 The European Union (EU) is seeking proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “China - Civil Society Organisations: Enhancing CSOs' Contribution to Governance and Development Processes". Objectives The specific objectives of this call for proposals are: To increase NGO capacities to strengthen women's participation in decision-making. To increase NGO capacities to empower People with disabilities and to better integrate them in … [Read more...]

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