Japan Fund for Global Environment: Providing Grants to NGOs/NPOs engaged in Environmental Activities in Developing Countries

Deadline: 11 December 2017 Japan Fund for Global Environment (JFGE) is seeking applications to provide grant to Non Governmental Organization (NGO)/Non Profit Organization (NPO) engaged in environmental activities. The Japan Fund for Global Environment (JFGE), a division of the Environmental Restoration and Conservation Agency of Japan (ERCA) was established in 1993 by an initial endowment from the Japanese government together with contributions from the private sectors, including individuals … [Read more...]

ELRHA Innovation Fund: Small Grants of up to £50,000

Deadline: 10 December 2017 ELRHA is seeking applications for its Innovation Fund to support innovators across the entire innovation lifecycle. These grants are focused on parts of the innovation lifecycle that are often under-resourced:  problem recognition, advancing seed-funded projects, and project diffusion. Innovation Stages Through this Call, up to ten small grants of up to £50,000 each will be made available for the following innovation stages: Problem Recognition – Recognition … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The Online News Association is looking for women who not only have an understanding of the digital journalism landscape but who are helping to advance it in innovative ways for its "2018 Women’s Leadership Accelerator Program." The Accelerator is designed for practitioners working in digital media, including freelancers, entrepreneurs and independent journalists, who are pushing innovation in digital media. In addition to learning leadership skills and tools for … [Read more...]

Apply for Hilden Charitable Fund to Address the Needs and Potential of Girls and Women!

Deadline: 5 January 2018 The Hilden Charitable Fund is currently accepting 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...]

Apply for USAID’s World Aids Day Photo Contest!

Deadline: 21 November 2017 The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for its World Aids Day Photo​ ​Contest. The theme for World AIDS Day 2017 is "Increasing Impact through Transparency, Accountability, and Partnerships". There is no better time than World AIDS Day  to recommit ourselves to achieving epidemic control. This year, USAID celebrates the tremendous  progress made on a global scale in accelerating and expanding access to HIV prevention,  … [Read more...]

IWMF Call for Applications: Team Reporting Fellowship to South Sudan and Uganda

Deadline:  5 December 2017 The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is accepting applications for its Team Reporting Fellowship to South Sudan and Uganda in March 2018. The IWMF will select teams of women journalists to travel to Juba and Gulu for a cross-border reporting trip focused on regional migration. The IWMF reserves the right to change reporting locations based on the real-time security situation in both locations. The feasibility of day trips outside the base locations will … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for WSIS Prizes!

Deadline: 2 January 2018 Nominations are open for WSIS Prizes that is a unique international contest developed in response to requests from the WSIS stakeholders to create an effective mechanism to evaluate and recognize individuals, governments, civil society, local, regional and international agencies, research institutions and private-sector companies for outstanding success in implementing development oriented strategies that leverage the power of ICTs as an enabler of the development. The … [Read more...]

Health Systems Research Initiative: Providing Evidence to Strengthen Health Systems in LMICs

Deadline: 30 January 2018 The Department for International Development (DFID), the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Wellcome Trust (WT) jointly fund the Health Systems Research Initiative. Aims The funders aim for a significant majority of research projects within the portfolio to focus on low-income countries. Generate evidence on how to strengthen and improve health systems for people living in low- and middle-income countries. … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for the Atlantic Fellowships!

Deadline: 19 December 2017 Are you a social change leader committed to advancing justice and equity? Do you want to understand the processes that are causing and deepening inequalities? Are you willing to join forces with a global network of peers to mount a collective challenge to inequality? If yes, then apply for Atlantic Fellowship. The Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity programme at the International Inequalities Institute is based at the London School of Economics and … [Read more...]

Submit Your Entries for TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting 2018!

Deadline: 31 January 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting 2018 to promote, support and fund research, investigative journalism and related projects that encourage greater commercial transparency and the advancement of anti-bribery education. The TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting recognizes journalism that uncovers business bribery with the goal of increasing commercial transparency. Prize Information A panel of independent judges … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Poynter’s 2018 Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media!

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The Poynter is inviting applications for "2018 Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media" that is focused on the skills and knowledge needed to rise to the highest levels of digital media leadership. Now in its fourth year, the Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media is returning to Poynter’s campus in St. Petersburg, Florida, the week of March 18-23, 2018. Sessions will cover how to develop effective management styles, handle difficult situations, manage … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Inviting Applicants for Early Career Grant

Deadline: 29 November 2017 The National Geographic Society is seeking applications for its Early Career Grant to offers less experienced individuals an opportunity to lead a project. The National Geographic Society awards grants for conservation, education, research, storytelling, and technology through its Committee for Research and Exploration. All proposed projects must be novel and exploratory, and be of broad interest. National Geographic Society grant-funded projects should be bold, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for IFS’s Individual Research Grants!

Deadline: 31 December 2017 The International Foundation for Science (IFS) is seeking applications for its Individual Research Grants to support excellent individual research and to build capacity of early-career scientists in the developing world to undertake research on the sustainable management of biological and water resources. Research Areas Biological Resources in Terrestrial Systems Including but not limited to: Biodiversity, Forestry, Natural Products, Renewable Energy and … [Read more...]

Shell Ideas360 Competition: Developing Ideas to Tackle the Pressures on the World’s Food, Water and Energy Resources

Deadline: 19 January 2018 Applications are open for Shell Ideas360 Competition which is a global competition that connects students to develop ideas to tackle the pressures on the world’s Food, Water and Energy resources. It’s an exciting journey of learning and discovery. The theme of Shell Ideas360 is "People & Planet - the Energy, Water and Food Challenge". Prizes and Benefits Each member of a team that submits an idea receives a 3-month subscription to WIRED’s interactive … [Read more...]

UNICEF’s Learning Think Pieces: Promoting Fresh and Cutting-Edge Thinking

Deadline: 26 November 2017 The UNICEF Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) Regional Office is currently seeking applications for its Learning Think Pieces that aims to promote fresh and cutting-edge thinking on how to improve the quality of education in the ESA region. These Think Pieces aim to broaden expertise, stimulate dialogue and encourage new ways of thinking to address the major educational challenges facing the region. Aims To stimulate new debate and reflections in advancing … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Professional Fellows Program on Inclusive Disability Employment!

Deadline: 29 November 2017 The U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs is seeking applications for its Professional Fellows Program on Inclusive Disability Employment to support 20 mid-career professionals from Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda, who are committed to advancing inclusive employment for individuals with disabilities. Fellows will participate in an intensive five-week program at a university-based research and education center for disabilities in the United … [Read more...]

UN Habitat Call For Proposals: Small Public Space Implementation Projects

Deadline: 14 November 2017 UN-Habitat’s Global Public Space Programme is launching a call for the implementation of innovative public space projects. Local authorities and non-profit organisations are invited to submit proposals which aim to achieve the following expected result: The effective creation, protection, design and management of public spaces, particularly in disadvantaged communities in rapidly urbanizing cities and towns, as critical preconditions for poverty reduction and … [Read more...]

BioInnovate Africa Programme Phase II: Supporting Scientists, Researchers, Innovators and Entrepreneurs in Eastern Africa

Deadline: 2 February 2018 BioInnovate Africa Programme has announced a US$ 3.5 million grant funding over three years (2018–2020) to support scientists, researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs in eastern Africa to link innovative biobased research ideas and technologies to business and the market. The Bioresources Innovations Network for Eastern Africa Development (BioInnovate Africa) Programme is a regional initiative established in 2010 with support from the Swedish International … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 Hult Prize!

Deadline: 30 November 2017 Nominations are open for 2018 Hult Prize that is a start-up accelerator for impact entrepreneurship which brings together the brightest college and university students from around the globe to solve the world’s most pressing issues through pitching ideas and launching companies. It’s the biggest and most prestigious start-up event in the world, and awards millions of dollars in investment capital to young budding entrepreneurs, including a grand prize of USD … [Read more...]

Spencer Foundation: Seeking Applications for Small Research Grants

Deadline: 1 February 2018 The Spencer Foundation is seeking applications for its Small Research Grants Program that supports education research projects. The program’s aim is to fund academic work that will contribute to the improvement of education, broadly conceived. The Spencer Foundation was established in 1962 by Lyle M. Spencer. The Foundation is intended, by Spencer’s direction, to investigate ways in which education, broadly conceived, can be improved around the world. Funding … [Read more...]