JWH Initiative: Stimulating the Leadership of Young People in Environmental CSOs

Deadline: 1 September 2017 The Joke Waller-Hunter (JWH) Initiative is currently inviting young people for its Grant program with an aim to stimulate leadership of young people in environmental Civil Society Organizations in order to secure dedicated, knowledgeable and skillful leaders for the environmental movement in the developing world. The JWH Initiative provides small grants to individuals to expand their knowledge, experience and training, Initiative aims to strengthen environmental … [Read more...]

Apply for Alumni Awards 2017-18: Celebrating the Outstanding Achievements of Alumni!

Deadline: 2 October 2017 British Council is seeking applications for its Alumni Awards 2017-18 in order to celebrate the outstanding achievements of alumni and showcase the impact and value of a UK higher education. Award winners and finalists are leaders in their fields who have used their experience of studying at a UK university to make a positive contribution to their communities, professions and countries. Benefits Finalists and winners at all levels (national, regional and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2017 Human Rights Prize of the French Republic!

Deadline: 15 October 2017 Applications are open for the 2017 “Liberty, Equality, Fraternity” Human Rights Prize of the French Republic, awarded by the Prime Minister of the French Government. The prize was set up in 1998 to recognize and support the completion of individual or collective projects carried out in the field, in France or abroad, regardless of nationality or borders. Themes Freedom of information, freedom of the press and journalism: Article 19 of the Universal Declaration … [Read more...]

Cultural Protection Fund: Small Grants Program to Support Cultural Heritage in Conflict-affected Countries

Deadline: 20 October 2017 The Cultural Protection Fund is seeking applications for its Small Grants Program to help create sustainable opportunities for social and economic development through building capacity to foster, safeguard and promote cultural heritage in conflict-affected countries. The Fund will support efforts to keep cultural heritage sites and objects safe, as well as supporting the recording, conservation and restoration of cultural heritage. It will also provide opportunities … [Read more...]

Hilden Charitable Fund: Addressing the Needs and Potential of Girls and Women in UK & Developing Countries

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Hilden Charitable Fund is currently seeking applications to award grants to projects both in the UK and in developing countries with an aim to address disadvantages, notably by supporting causes which are less likely to raise funds from public subscriptions. Hilden’s grant making priorities overseas are for projects in developing countries working on community development, education, and health. Trustees will particularly welcome projects that address the needs … [Read more...]

Naseej Prize: Surrounding Cultural and Religious Diversity in the Middle East

Deadline: 15 September 2017 Are you a journalist specialising in cultural and religious diversity in the Middle East? If so, then apply for Naseej competition! CFI and the SKeyes Center for Media and Cultural Freedom are launching a competition for awarding the best article or report on an issue surrounding cultural and religious diversity in the Middle East. Entrants must submit an article, report or opinion piece on an issue relating to cultural and religious diversity (such as the rights … [Read more...]

Nominate Social Justice Innovators for the $100,000 Grinnell Prize!

Deadline: 9 October 2017 The Grinnell College is currently inviting applicants for its 2018 Grinnell Prize with a mission to educate men and women “who are prepared in life and work to use their knowledge and their abilities to serve the common good.” Focus Areas Agriculture, Food Animal Related Arts, Culture, and Media Business Civil and Human Rights Crime, Legal Services Education Environmental Sustainability, Protection, and Conservation Government Health … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 7th Global Education and Youth Training Course for Youth Multipliers!

Deadline: 28 July 2017 Are you a young key multiplier playing an active role in a youth organisation, willing to gain skills to promote and disseminate principles of Global Development Education (GDE) to other young people?  Do you want to develop intercultural competences to facilitate peer-learning processes with other young people?  If yes, then apply for the 7th Global Education and Youth Training Course. The North-South Centre (NSC) of the Council of Europe is seeking applications for its … [Read more...]

Apply for WFN’s Whitley Awards 2018! A Chance to Win Up to £40,000 GBP

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The Whitley Fund for Nature (WFN) is seeking applications for its Whitley Awards 2018 to support outstanding nature conservationists around the developing world. Aims Find and fund the most effective grassroots conservation leaders in developing countries. Support the scale-up of projects with a track record of success, founded on scientific evidence and community involvement. Fund practical work that will have a long-lasting impact on the ground. … [Read more...]

Applications Open for CCF’s Young Investigator Award (YIA)!

Deadline: 21 September 2017 The Conquer Cancer Foundation (CCF) is currently seeking proposals for its Young Investigator Award (YIA) with an aim to provide funding to promising investigators to encourage and promote quality research in clinical oncology. The purpose of this grant is to fund physicians during the transition from a fellowship program to a faculty appointment. Award Information The Young Investigator Award is a one-year grant totaling $50,000 to pay for personnel and/or … [Read more...]

Child Health Foundation’s Innovative Small Grants Program: Improving Health of Infants, Children and Pregnant Women

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Child Health Foundation (CHF) is currently accepting proposals from interested health workers, investigators, or community organizations for its Innovative Small Grants Program with an aim to improve the health of infants, children, and pregnant women. The Foundation’s mission is to improve the lives of children in low-income settings across the globe by empowering local communities to creatively solve their most pressing child health challenges. Small innovative … [Read more...]

A List of Open Grant Opportunities on Healthcare Development

Grand Challenges Canada: Seeking Proposals for Stars in Global Health Deadline: 3 August 2017 The Grand Challenges Canada, funded by the Government of Canada, is seeking bold ideas with big impact from the best and brightest talent, for products, services and implementation models that could transform how persistent challenges in Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (RMNCH) are addressed in low- and middle-income countries. The bold ideas are expected to improve reproductive, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for ACSS Small Grants Program!

Deadline: 4 August 2017 The Arab Council for the Social Sciences (ACSS) is pleased to announce the first cycle of its Small Grants Program on the themes “Youth” and “Spatial Inequalities.” The Program is a funding opportunity that aims to support scholars and professionals in the Arab region undertaking four kinds of activities: conference presentations, internships, Small on small-scale projects, and organizing workshops. This competition is funded by grants provided to ACSS by the Ford … [Read more...]

Apply for Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2017: Recognizing Grassroots Peace Activists Worldwide!

Deadline: 6 September 2017 Are you a peacebuilder? Would international recognition and a $10,000 prize help your organisation make a bigger impact? If yes, then apply for Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2017. Peace Direct is currently accepting applications for the 5th edition of its Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2017 to reward innovative peacebuilding organisations with the potential to build sustainable peace in their communities. Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders awards offer global recognition … [Read more...]

EPRM Call for Proposals: Improving Conditions in Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas all over the World

Deadline: 19 September 2017 The European Partnership for Responsible Minerals (EPRM) is seeking proposals for its grant program in order to improve conditions in and around mines and for the miners concerned in conflict-affected and high-risk areas. The European Partnership for Responsible Minerals is a multi-stakeholder partnership established to create better social and economic conditions for mine workers and local mining communities, by increasing the number of mines that adopt responsible … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 7th Global Education Training Course For Youth Multipliers!

Deadline: 28 July 2017 Are you a young key multiplier playing an active role in a youth organisation, willing to gain skills to promote and disseminate principles of Global Development Education (GDE) to other young people? Do you want to develop intercultural competences to facilitate peer-learning processes with other young people? If yes, then apply for the 7th Global Education and Youth Training Course for Youth Multipliers that is Organised by the North-South Centre (NSC) of the Council of … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for SIWI’s Stockholm Water Prize 2018!

Deadline: 18 September 2017 The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) is currently inviting applicants for its Stockholm Water Prize 2018 to recognize women, men and organizations who have made outstanding contributions to the sustainable use and protection of the world’s water resources. Prize Categories Policy and Practices human rights, conflict resolution, influence on policies, and international cooperation with application in the water sector sustainable and safe … [Read more...]

IFAD Call for Proposals: Promoting Innovations in ICT for Agriculture and Rural Development in Developing Countries

Deadline: 25 July 2017 The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is seeking proposals from eligible organizations to implement a project on South-South and Triangular Cooperation to support rural transformation: Promoting innovations in information and communication technology (ICT) for agriculture and rural development. Objectives Strengthen smallholders’ capacities to undertake sustainable rural transformation processes by accessing “digital dividends” created through … [Read more...]

Whole of Syria: Strengthening the Education System in Syria

Deadline: 11 August 2017 The Whole of Syria (WoS) is seeking proposals for its program entitled “Strengthening the education system inside Syria towards sustainable delivery of equitable, quality and protective education services for all children”, which has been approved for funding from Education Cannot Wait (ECW), a first global fund to prioritize education in humanitarian action. The programme management and decision making over grant funds and programme direction will be jointly … [Read more...]

The VV Grow Fellowship! Accelerator for Women Owners of Small & Medium Businesses

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Applications are open for "The Vital Voices (VV) Grow Fellowship" which is a highly competitive one-year accelerator program for women owners of small and medium businesses in Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East and North Africa, and sub-Saharan Africa. The program includes customized business skills training, technical assistance, leadership development, and access to networks to grow their businesses and increase their leadership impact. Through global … [Read more...]

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