How to Raise Funds for Humanitarian Relief

Thomson Foundation: Inviting Applicants for Young Journalist Award 2017

Deadline: 18 August 2017 Thomson Foundation, in partnership with the UK Foreign Press Association (FPA), is inviting young journalists from around the world for its Young Journalist Award 2017. The Young Journalist Award is Thomson Foundation’s annual journalism competition, dedicated to finding and inspiring ambitious and emerging journalistic talent from across the globe. An esteemed panel from the foundation — all highly experienced journalists within their own right — will tackle the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for TED 2018 Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 10 September 2017 Applications are open for "TED 2018 Fellowship" program to find a new class of extraordinary thinkers and doers. The TED Fellows program provides transformational support to a global network of 400 visionaries: scientists, artists, activists, entrepreneurs, doctors, journalists and inventors who collaborate across disciplines to create positive change around the world. Program Resources Once selected, Fellows receive transformational support. Fellows … [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...]

Apply for SMOGATHON 2017! Win Up to $100,000 and Change the Quality of the Air We Breathe

Deadline: 15 August 2017 Applications are open for "SMOGATHON 2017" with an aim to provide great teams and start-ups with means to implement their air pollution-fighting ideas so they could bring a real change to the daily lives of people around the globe. Smogathon is an initiative aiming to fight the air pollution through technology. Focus Areas In 2017, the most-wanted categories of projects include: Indoor air purifying Outdoor air purifying Household power and heat … [Read more...]

Christopher Newport University Call for Abstracts: Global Status of Women and Girls Conference

Deadline: 3 September 2017 The Christopher Newport University is seeking abstract from all academic disciplines for its conference entitled "Global Status of Women and Girls" that explore these topics and shed light on women’s efforts to effect social change. The theme of this conference will be "Women, Social Change and Activism: Then and Now". This interdisciplinary conference uses the tools of the arts, humanities, social sciences and other fields to address challenges faced by women … [Read more...]

DFID’s UK Aid Connect Program: Creating Innovative Solutions to Change Poor People’s Lives

Deadline for Phase 1: 15 September 2017 Deadline for Phase 2: 20 October 2017 The Department for International Development (DFID) is seeking proposals for its “UK Aid Connect” program to support consortia to create innovative solutions to complex development challenges that deliver real change to poor people’s lives. There is a growing recognition that the problems facing the poorest most excluded people and the global challenges underlying those problems, are complex and interconnected. No … [Read more...]

The DO School & BMW Group’s DOathon Training Program for Budding Entrepreneurs!

Deadline: 30 July 2017 (The extended selection deadline for those who don't need a visa for Germany is 21 August 2017) Are you passionate about pioneering the future of work for generations to come, alongside a company that champions innovation, BMW Group? Then apply now for the DOathon Training Program. The DO School and BMW Group are currently inviting budding entrepreneurs for its DOathon Training Program that is an intense three-day, standalone program for people who act as champions of … [Read more...]

The EQUAL Global Network: Seed Grants for Small-Scale & Pilot Research Projects

Deadline: 21 August 2017 The Education Quality and Learning for All (EQUAL) Global Network is seeking proposals for its "Seed Grant" from small-scale and pilot research projects based in the Middle East, North Africa and Sub-Saharan African countries. EQUAL aims to engage researchers, research organizations, and education NGOs to support countries in achieving U.N. Sustainable Development Goal 4 and its targets (‘ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Millennium Oceans Prize! Inviting Passionate Young Leaders Worldwide

Deadline: 30 July 2017 Are you an undergraduate student who is passionate about the health of our oceans and life under water? If yes, then apply for the Millennium Oceans Prize! Millennium Campus Network, an organization dedicated to social and environmental impact related to the SDG's, is looking for passionate young leaders to create a concrete campaign idea to rally fellow peers and youth leaders across the globe to advocacy and leadership for the oceans, freshwater systems, sustainable … [Read more...]

Apply for International Photo Contest! Dedicated to Climate Change and Protection of Ozone Layer

Deadline: 15 August 2017 Applications are open for "International Photo Contest" from professional and amateur photographers from all over the world, dedicated to climate change and protection of ozone layer, which will be held from July 10 to September 11, 2017. The International Photo Contest is organized to raise public awareness on climate change and ozone layer protection issues, and to promote careful attitude towards the environment around the world. Categories "Climate change … [Read more...]

World Cancer Research Fund International: Seeking Applications for Research Grant Programme

Deadline: 6 October 2017 The World Cancer Research Fund International is seeking proposals from anywhere in the world except the Americas (North America, Central America including the Caribbean, and South America) for its Research Grant Programme . The aim of this grant programme is to fund research that helps elucidate the role of diet, nutrition (including body composition) and physical activity on cancer. Programme Themes Mechanisms Research Theme: WCRF encourages research that … [Read more...]

11th Call for Proposals: Common Fund for Commodities

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The Common Fund for Commodities is seeking applications to provide financing to organisations and enterprises engaged in commodity value chains in its member countries. The CFC provides a range of financial and technical instruments in support of business activities contributing to commodity sector development in Developing Countries that besides generating a viable financial return, eligible activities should also deliver a measurable social and environmental … [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...]

Sida International Training Programme: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR)

Deadline: 1 September 2017 The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is seeking applications for its International Training Programme “Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR)” , designed for individuals holding positions in organizations in the area of SRHR and who are qualified to participate in reform processes at various levels. Objectives The long-term objective of the programme is to contribute to the improvement of the living conditions of poor women, … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Indigenous Biocultural Exchange Fund

Deadline: 27 August 2017 Applications are open for Indigenous Biocultural Exchange Fund to provide financial assistance to an individual to attend global biocultural events/exchanges or meetings of international significance which impacts the applicant’s home territory or region (individuals or organizations must apply for funding for a specific meeting or event). The focus of the fund examines biocultural issues—the rich but neglected adaptive interweave of people and place, culture and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2017 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship!

Deadline: 7 August 2017 Applications are open for The Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship (AAE) to recognize some of the continent’s most innovative and impactful entrepreneurs. Over the past 8 years, AAE has attracted over 7000 applications from industries and sectors ranging from education, health, transport, energy among others. After undergoing a rigorous nomination and selection process, 12 finalists (3 per category) will be invited to attend the African Leadership Network (ALN) Annual … [Read more...]

ACP-EU Migration Action: Remittances in East & Horn of Africa and West & Central Africa Region

Deadline: 9 August 2017 The ACP-EU Migration Action is seeking applications for its funding program under the topic "Remittances" in East & Horn of Africa and West & Central Africa Region. The impact of remittances on development and on the economies of ACP countries is multidimensional: at the individual level (migrants and their families), at the community or meso level, and at the whole-of-economy/country or macro level. ACP countries have also some of the highest dependency rates … [Read more...]

Conquer Cancer Foundation: Inviting Applicants for Career Development Award (CDA)

Deadline: 21 September 2017 The Conquer Cancer Foundation (CCF) is currently seeking proposals for its Career Development Award (CDA) to provide research funding to clinical investigators, who have received their initial faculty appointment, as they work to establish an independent clinical cancer research program. This research must have a patient-oriented focus, including a clinical research study and/or translational research involving human subjects. Proposals with a predominant focus on in … [Read more...]

EDCTP Call for Proposals: Targeting Control & Elimination of NIDs through Product-Focused Implementation Research

Deadline: 2 November 2017 The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) is seeking proposals to provide funding for product-focused post-registration implementation studies for NIDs in sub-Saharan Africa. Neglected Infectious Diseases (NIDs, also known as Neglected Tropical Diseases) are a diverse group of diseases that affect an estimated 1.2 billion people worldwide. These diseases disproportionately affect the world’s poor, causing significant mortality and … [Read more...]

AmplifyChange Strategic Grants: Supporting Organisations that Work Globally and Regionally to help Shape Policies

Deadline: 25 July 2017 AmplifyChange is currently inviting applicants from eligible organisations for its Strategic grants program with an aim to support organisations that work globally and regionally to advocate and help shape policy and strategy on the priority themes of AmplifyChange. Priority Themes Intersections between gender-based violence and barriers to safe abortion: Approaches that strengthen advocacy for safe abortion, including responding to the intersections between … [Read more...]

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