The Prince Claus Fund Open Call: First Aid to Documentary Heritage under Threat

Deadline: 1 December 2018 The Prince Claus Fund, through its Cultural Emergency Response (CER) programme and the Whiting Foundation are accepting proposals for projects in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean to safeguard documentary heritage that is acutely threatened by recent conflict or other disaster, whether natural or man-made. The second round will continue to facilitate the vital work of restoring physical objects and making the information they carry accessible to a wider … [Read more...]

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: Innovations Driving Programmatic Performance in Immunization

Deadline: 14 November 2018 The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is seeking proposals for the 22nd round of the Grand Challenges Exploration on the topic of “Innovations Driving Programmatic Performance in Immunization: Service Experience and Data Use + Measurement”. Within this call to promote the effective use of timely and relevant data to drive programmatic performance, and thus increase the number of children vaccinated globally, GCE is looking for innovative ideas in the following … [Read more...]

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: Innovation for WASH in Urban Settings (Round 22)

Deadline: 14 November 2018 The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is seeking proposals for the 22nd Round of the Grand Challenges Exploration on the topic of “Innovation for WASH in Urban Settings”. GCE seeks digital technology-based solutions that promote access to essential resources and services (clean water, sanitation) and can make a difference in reducing morbidity and mortality to promote healthy, safe, and productive lives. GCE know that technology does not automatically or inevitably … [Read more...]

France Libertés – Danielle Mitterrand Foundation: Call for Proposals on Water and Climate

Deadline: 26 October 2018 France Libertés –Danielle Mitterrand Foundation has launched a call for proposals to support projects, led by non-profit organizations, promoting the link between water and climate. In this call, they focus on the interrelations between water and climate and taking into account their links, in order to integrate the protection of this natural resource in the fight against global warming. The links between Water and Climate have been regularly demonstrated and … [Read more...]

Macquarie 50th Anniversary Award: Inviting Non-profit Organisations around the World

Deadline: 16 November 2018 Nominations are open for “Macquarie 50th Anniversary Award”, a new global award which seeks to initiate or build on bold ideas that address an area of social need. Macquarie encourages non-profits to be imaginative in their thinking about the enduring outcomes they can achieve with this funding. The Award will be shared by approximately five organisations globally, with funding to be delivered over a period of five years. The Macquarie Group Foundation is the … [Read more...]

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation: Seeking Applications for International Climate Protection Fellowships

Deadline: 1 March 2019 The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is seeking applications for its International Climate Protection Fellowships for young climate experts from developing countries. The fellowships enables prospective leaders in academia and industry to implement a research-based proposal in the field of climate protection or climate-related resource conservation during a one-year stay in Germany. Up to 20 International Climate Protection Fellowships are granted annually, funded … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for 15 UNWTO Awards!

Deadline: 31 October 2018 Applications are now open for the 15 UNWTO Awards to acknowledge the contribution of institutions – public, private or NGOs – to competitive and sustainable tourism development at the local, national, regional and international levels. The contribution of the awardees is in line with the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism and the principles and Sustainable Development Goals. UNWTO will tentatively announce the awardees of the UNWTO Awards by middle of December 2018 … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize 2019!

Deadline: 25 October 2018 The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation is currently seeking nominations for its 2019 Hilton Humanitarian Prize which is the world’s largest annual humanitarian award presented to nonprofit organizations judged to have made extraordinary contributions toward alleviating human suffering. The Prize is not only intended to recognize and advance the efforts of the recipient organization, but also to call attention to the worldwide need for humanitarian aid and to encourage others … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Jeanne Marchig Animal Welfare Award!

Deadline: 30 September 2018 The Marchig Animal Welfare Trust is currently seeking applications from organisations or individual for its Jeanne Marchig Animal Welfare Award 2018, with an aim to promote and encourage practical work in preventing animal cruelty and the relief of animal suffering. Award Categories The development of an alternative method to the use of animals in experimental procedures and the practical implementation of such an alternative resulting in a significant … [Read more...]

Apply for Volvo Environment Prize 2019: Promoting Scientific Research & Innovations!

Deadline: 10 January 2019 Nominations are open for the Volvo Environment Prize 2019 that is awarded for: “Outstanding innovations or scientific discoveries, which in broad terms fall within the environmental field.” The Volvo Environment Prize is awarded by an independent foundation. A Scientific Committee does the initial screening and evaluation of candidates. The International Prize Jury, a group of internationally renowned scientists, makes the final selection of prize laureate. There are … [Read more...]

2018 AGFUND International Prize: Encouraging Innovation & Creativity in Human Development Work

Deadline: 30 November 2018 Nominations are open for the 2018 Arab Gulf Programme for Development (AGFUND) International Prize with the aim of inciting and encouraging innovation and creativity in human development work. The Subject of the 2018 AGFUND Prize is “End of poverty in all its forms everywhere”. Prize Objectives Support the distinguished efforts aiming at the promotion and development of the concepts and dimensions of human development. Disseminate the successful project … [Read more...]

Apply for Energy Globe Award 2019 for Sustainability!

Deadline: 21 November 2018 Nominations are open for the world’s most prestigious award for sustainability- the Energy Globe Award 2019. The objective of the Energy Globe Award is to present successful sustainable projects to a global audience and to demonstrate that for many environmental problems feasible solutions already exist. Projects submitted from over 170 countries take part each year in the awards. Award Categories Earth Fire Water Air Youth Sustainable … [Read more...]

Applications Open for ICT for Mountain Development Award 2018!

Deadline: 30 November 2018 International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) is currently seeking applications for its ICT for Mountain Development Award 2018 in order to recognize innovations in information and communications technology for Development (ICTD) that can help promote mountain development and environmental conservation. The award(s) will be announced on International Mountain Day (IMD), 11 December, 2018. ICIMOD aims to assist mountain people to understand these … [Read more...]

2018 World of Difference Awards: Advancing Economic Empowerment of Women Worldwide

Deadline: 1 November 2018 The International Alliance for Women (TIAW) is seeking nominations for 2018 World of Difference Awards to recognize women, and men, whose efforts have advanced the economic empowerment of women locally, regionally or worldwide. Whether the candidate is working on a small scale in the developing world or making an impact at the topic of the world’s biggest businesses, whether your candidate is well known or an unsung heroine or hero, they want you to tell them the … [Read more...]

Wellcome Trust: Climate Change and Health Awards

Deadline: 11 October 2018 The Wellcome Trust is seeking applications for its Climate Change and Health Awards to support researchers who want to explore the links between people’s health and a changing climate. Benefits staff materials and consumables equipment research management and support costs travel and subsistence fieldwork expenses inflation allowance publication costs other costs Funding Information Funding of up to £500,000 for up to three … [Read more...]

Apply for 2019 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity!

Deadline: 30 September 2018 Applications are open for the 2019 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity, a global humanitarian award established to recognize modern day heroes and the exceptional impact their actions have made on preserving human life and advancing humanitarian causes in the face of adversity. The Aurora Prize aims to recognize and support those who risk their life, health, freedom, reputation or livelihood in order to save and aid individuals that suffer as a result of today’s … [Read more...]

SIWI’s 2019 Stockholm Water Prize: Recognizing Women, Men and Organizations!

Deadline: 30 September 2018 The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) is currently seeking applications for its 2019 Stockholm Water Prize to recognize women, men and organizations who have made outstanding contributions to the sustainable use and protection of the world’s water resources. Categories Policy and Practices: This category covers an achievement that has improved the governance and management of water, as a natural and economic resource and/or as a human right and … [Read more...]

Apply for Her Abilities Award: Honoring the Achievements of Women with Disabilities!

Deadline: 30 September 2018 Nominations are now open for the Her Abilities Award which is the first global award honoring the achievements of women with disabilities. Her Abilities was launched by Light for the World to honor women with disabilities who achieved greatness in their life or field of work. Categories There are three categories: Health & Education: Women with disabilities from the health or education sector, including but not limited to: teachers, teaching assistants, … [Read more...]

Wellcome Trust: Inviting Applicants for Seed Awards in Science!

Deadline: 2 October 2018 The Wellcome Trust is seeking applications for its Seed Awards in Science to help researchers develop novel ideas that will go on to form part of larger grant applications to Wellcome Trust or elsewhere. Funding Information A Seed Award in Science is worth up to £100,000 for duration of up to two years. Benefits research expenses, including research assistance staff materials and consumables animals equipment access charges research … [Read more...]

Applications Open for GCSP Prize for Innovation in Global Security!

Deadline: 27 September 2018 The Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) and its Geopolitics and Global Futures Programme, under the umbrella of its Creativity and Innovation Initiative, is seeking applications for its Prize for Innovation in Global Security in order to recognize deserving individuals or organisations that have an innovative approach to addressing international security challenges. The prize is designed to reach across all relevant disciplines and fields. It seeks to reward … [Read more...]

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