Applications Open for MeRck More than a Mother Media Recognition Awards!

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Applications are open for the MeRck More than a Mother Media Recognition Awards in order to reward outstanding journalistic coverage that enhance the public’s engagement and understanding of infertility stigma and the need to change the social perception of it in African communities. The awards have been established to showcase and appreciate outstanding health journalism and to recognize individual professional journalists and students who have produced accurate, … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Seeking Applications for Standard Grant Program

Deadline: 1 July 2017 The National Geographic Society is seeking applications for its Standard Grant Program to award grants for research, conservation, education, and storytelling through its Committee for Research and Exploration. National Geographic Society grant-funded projects should be bold, innovative, and transformative. The National Geographic Society is a nonprofit scientific and educational organization dedicated to exploring our planet, protecting wildlife and habitats, and … [Read more...]

WISIONS Call for Applications: Sustainable Energy Project Support (SEPS) Knowledge Exchange Program 2017

Deadline: 23 June 2017 WISIONS is currently inviting applicants for its Sustainable Energy Project Support (SEPS) Knowledge Exchange program 2017 with an aim to mobilize knowledge and expertise among energy practitioners and other stakeholders in the field of sustainable energy technologies in the "Global South", with a focus on decentralised energy solutions. This call for proposals is aimed at both focus regions of WISIONS – Latin America and the Caribbean, and South/South East Asia. The … [Read more...]

Unitaid Call for Proposals: Better, shorter treatment for multidrug-resistant TB (MDR TB)

Deadline: 19 June 2017 Unitaid is pleased to announce its new Call for Proposals for the area for intervention- Better, shorter treatment for multidrug-resistant TB (MDR TB). Through this program, Unitaid aims to accelerate access to innovative treatment regimens and corresponding diagnostic algorithms, with the overall goal of substantially increasing DR-TB diagnosis, treatment and cure rates. Across its portfolio of projects, at least 85 percent of Unitaid funds dedicated to commodity … [Read more...]

Applications Open for The Water Data Challenge! Disclose and Distribute Water Data to Farmers

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The Government of Australia and other partners (including the World Bank) are seeking applications for its "Water Data Challenge" with an aim to improve the access to information that is so crucial to ensuring that farmers thrive especially in lower-income settings and water resources are managed well. The Challenge is looking for innovations that are sustainable (financial, institutional, environmental, technological, and social); use participatory and context-specific … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country-Based Support Schemes (CBSS) for Malaysia

Deadline:  15 August 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) - Country-Based Support Schemes (CBSS) Malaysia” in order to contribute to the respect for fundamental rights and the consolidation of the rule of law in Malaysia. Priorities Enhance and promote equality and non-discrimination in the enjoyment of all human rights by decriminalising and abolish … [Read more...]

Applications Open for TWAS─Samira Omar Innovation for Sustainability Prize 2017!

Deadline: 10 July 2017 Applications are open for the TWAS─Samira Omar Innovation for Sustainability Prize 2017 that rewards scientists for their contribution in an area, albeit multidisciplinary, directly relevant to the science of sustainability. The 2017 prize will be awarded to a female scientist based on scientific achievements in conservation and management of natural resources rather than environmental advocacy. Award Information It carries a cash award of USD4,000 generously … [Read more...]

New Plastics Economy Innovation Prize: Apply for Circular Materials Challenge!

Deadline: 20 October 2017 As part of the New Plastics Economy Innovation Prize, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation is asking the question how can we make all plastic packaging recyclable? The Circular Materials Challenge is currently inviting innovators to find alternative materials that could be recycled or industrially composted. The aim of the Challenge is to stimulate the development of materials that could be captured and recycled or composted effectively rather than being incinerated or … [Read more...]

New Plastics Economy Innovation Prize: Apply for $1 million Circular Design Challenge!

Deadline: 11 June 2017 The New Plastics Economy Innovation Prize is currently inviting designers, scientists, entrepreneurs, and academics to create a plastics system that works. The New Plastics Economy Innovation Prize is led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and was launched in collaboration with HRH The Prince of Wales’s International Sustainability Unit. The Prize is funded by Wendy Schmidt, Lead Philanthropic Partner of the New Plastics Economy Initiative. Participants may apply for any … [Read more...]

Innovate for Life Fund: Tackling Africa’s most Daunting Health Challenges

Deadline: 31 July 2017 Applications are open for Innovate for Life Fund that will tackle Africa’s most daunting health challenges by supporting local entrepreneurs and investing in companies that develop innovative, home-grown solutions. The Innovate for Life Fund aims to invest in African health entrepreneurs to create home-grown health solutions for the African market. The Innovate for Life Fund offers African health sector-specific support: knowledge, network and access to funding. This is … [Read more...]

ViiV Healthcare: Inviting CBOs/NGOs for Positive Action for MSM and Transgender Small Grants Program

Deadline: 21 June 2017 ViiV Healthcare is seeking applications from eligible organisations for its “Positive Actions for MSM & Transgender” Small Grants programme with an aim to improve the health and wellbeing of men who have sex with men and transgender people, strengthen their support networks, and encourage inclusive communities and institutions. The Positive Action MSM & Transgender Programme is primarily aimed at community-based organisations with priority given to those in … [Read more...]

UNOV/UNODC Call for Proposals: Drug Abuse Prevention Centre (DAPC) Grants 2017

Deadline: 9 June 2017 The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime is seeking proposals for its Drug Abuse Prevention Centre (DAPC) Grants 2017 in order to provide funding support to not-for-profit organisations working in low- and middle-income countries whose projects are aimed at preventing substance use among the youth. The objective of this Grants programme is to strengthen the capacity of civil society to prevent drug abuse globally. Thematic Areas Are focused on prevention of … [Read more...]

Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program: Preparing Leaders to Address Global Challenges in the 21st Century and Beyond

Deadline: 27 September 2017 The Stanford University is accepting applications for its Knight-Hennessy Scholars program that is designed to build a multidisciplinary community of Stanford graduate students dedicated to finding creative solutions to the world's greatest challenges. Program Structure Leadership Development: Building on departmental programs, scholars will learn to communicate, collaborate, and innovate with their fellow Knight-Hennessy Scholars from other disciplines. … [Read more...]

#youforG20 – Project for an Interconnected World: Apply & Win upto 15,000 euros!

Deadline: 2 July 2017 On the occasion of the G20 Summit, Deutschland is seeking applications for its world-wide competition "#youforG20 – your project for an interconnected world". The G20 summit in Hamburg in July will revolve around the big issues facing global society. The competition #youforG20 is looking for good ideas with which each and every one of us can make a difference for the environment, the climate, and society. Benefits The best project wins 15,000 euros. Eligibility … [Read more...]

2017 AGFUND International Prize: Inviting Non-Governmental Organizations and Individuals Worldwide

Deadline: 30 September 2017 The Arab Gulf Programme for Development (AGFUND) invites the United Nations, international and regional organizations, ministries and public institutions, national Non-governmental organizations and individuals worldwide to submit nominations as deemed eligible for the 2017 AGFUND International Prize for Pioneering Human Development Projects. The Subject of the 2017 AGFUND Prize is “Ensure inclusive and quality education and promote lifelong learning for … [Read more...]

The Everyday Heroine Photography Award 2017: Celebrating the Lives of Ordinary Women

Deadline: 16 June 2017 Policies and laws, working hours and conditions - set to bring equality to our everyday lives. Many feel that gender discrimination has been addressed. But still much of the work of the everyday women is taken for granted, passing unnoticed, unrecognized and unsung. YOUMANITY is inviting applications from the creative photographer for its Everyday Heroine Photography Award 2017 that aims to celebrate the lives of ordinary women who perform extraordinary jobs. It is … [Read more...]

Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards: Recognizing Inspirational Young People from all over the World

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Applications are open for "The Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards" to support and celebrate inspirational young people from all over the world with existing initiatives, products or services that are tackling some of the planet’s biggest sustainability challenges. The Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards will recognise up to eight winners in 2017. Two finalists in each of the four priority areas will be selected from a video interview process and invited to an … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Build Peace Fellows Programme 2017-2018!

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Applications are open for Build Peace Fellows Programme 2017-2018 for exceptional individuals who want to work at the intersection of peacebuilding, arts, research and technology. The program builds local innovative potential for individuals and organisations embedded in peacebuilding processes. Fellowship Components Training Fellows come together for a joint, week-long training course on participatory methodologies, user-centered design and conflict … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for ICIP Peace in Progress Award 2017!

Deadline: 6 July 2017 The International Catalan Institute for Peace (ICIP) is seeking applicants for its ICIP Peace in Progress Award 2017 with an aim to reward and publicly recognize individuals, organizations or institutions that have made a significant contribution toward promoting and fostering peace. The purpose of the ICIP is to promote a culture of peace in Catalonia as well as throughout the world, to endorse peaceful solutions and conflict resolutions and to endow Catalonia with … [Read more...]

Norad Call for Concept Notes: Strategic Partnership for Strengthening Framework Conditions for the Private Sector

Deadline: 15 June 2017 The Norad is seeking proposals for its "Strategic Partnership for Strengthening Framework Conditions for the Private Sector" to stimulate to a business climate that promotes private sector development (PSD) in the developing countries. Priority Areas Agriculture, including agro-processing Fish and marine resources Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Decentralized, off-grid solutions and skills shortages in renewable energy Funding … [Read more...]

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