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 African Union Kwame Nkrumah Awards for Scientific Excellence: Continental & Regional Awards 2018!

Deadline: 10 November 2018 The African Union Commission is currently inviting applicants for its African Union Kwame Nkrumah Awards for Scientific Excellence (AUKNASE) Continental & Regional Awards 2018. Objectives The objectives of AUKNASE are to: To award and honour outstanding African scientists for their achievements and discoveries in science, technology and innovation; Promote scientific development in Africa through recognition of excellence among African scientists, … [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...]

Positive Action Challenges/UNAIDS: Breaking Out of the Echo Chambers’ Program

Deadline: 4 October 2018 The Positive Action Challenges in collaboration with United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) is seeking applications for a program entitled “Breaking Out of the Echo Chambers”. This challenge is seeking innovative storytelling approaches via digital technology, including but not limited to social media channels, to engage targeted, hard-to-reach groups on issues related to HIV prevention, testing, care and/or stigma. Echo chambers can be an opportunity as well … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2019 Thomas J. Dodd Prize in International Justice and Human Rights!

Deadline: 1 October 2018 Nominations are open for 2019 Thomas J. Dodd Prize which is awarded biennially by the University of Connecticut and is presented to an individual or group who has had significant impact advancing the cause of international justice and global human rights. The prize commemorates the distinguished career in public service of Sen. Thomas J. Dodd who, as Executive Trial Counsel to the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg and a Connecticut Senator from 1959 to 1971, … [Read more...]

Apply for 2018 Human Rights Prize of the French Republic!

Deadline: 15 October 2018 Applications are now open for the 2018 “Liberty, Equality, Fraternity” Human Rights Prize of the French Republic, awarded by the French Prime Minister. This Prize, created in 1988, is awarded in recognition and support for the completion of individual or collective projects carried out in the field, in France or abroad, regardless of nationality or borders, working to promote and protect human rights. The 2018 Prize will be awarded in Paris by the Prime Minister, … [Read more...]

Submit Nominations for 2019 Grinnell College Innovator for Social Justice Prize!

Deadline: 8 October 2018 Grinnell College is accepting nominations from across the globe for the 2019 Grinnell College Innovator for Social Justice Prize that awards annually to individuals who show creativity, commitment, and extraordinary accomplishment in effecting positive social change. Individuals and organizations are encouraged to nominate someone who is: A change-maker working on the cutting edge of social innovation; A leader who collaborates to co-create solutions to … [Read more...]

empowering people. Award 2019: Inviting Social Entrepreneurs and Developers

Deadline: 31 October 2018 Siemens Stiftung has launched empowering people. Award 2019, calling on social entrepreneurs and developers from across the world to submit their projects with impact. The award identifies and supports low-tech solutions that address crucial basic needs sectors in developing regions. Technologies entering the competition should be simple, feasible, embedded in a social business model, and deliver sustainable support to a local community in one of the following eight … [Read more...]

WFN’s Whitley Awards 2019: A Chance to Win Up to £40,000 GBP

Deadline: 31 October 2018 Are you a dynamic conservation leader or do you know of one? If yes, then apply for the WFN’s Whitley Awards 2019! The Whitley Fund for Nature (WFN) is seeking applications for its Whitley Awards 2019 to support the work of proven grassroots conservation leaders in developing countries. Objectives Find, recognize and fund proven grassroots conservation leaders in resource-poor, biodiversity-rich countries. Champion and repeat fund the most effective … [Read more...]

International Center for Journalists: Seeking Applications for 2018 Global Health Reporting Contest

Deadline: 7 October 2018 The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is seeking applications for its “Global Health Reporting Contest 2018” to increase the quality and quantity of health coverage on four continents by offering journalists specialized training and access to leading experts. Since 2014, contest entrants have produced more than 823 stories primarily on maternal and child-health issues, reaching a combined audience of at least 800 million readers, viewers and web visitors. To … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Public Engagement Fund!

Deadline: 11 January 2019 Applications are open for Public Engagement Fund that enable individuals and organisations to use creative approaches in engaging the public with health research. Benefits salaries fees for other people who are essential to the proposal, such as consultants and artists the costs of temporary replacement staff to enable a person who already has a salary to allocate time to work on the project the costs of promoting access or increasing diversity and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for United Nations – The Nippon Foundation Critical Needs Fellowship!

Deadline: 5 October 2018 Applications are now open for "United Nations - The Nippon Foundation Critical Needs Fellowship" Building capacity to address critical needs of the most vulnerable States which was established in 2017 as one of three core activities under the United Nations - Nippon Foundation Sustainable Ocean Programme. The Fellowship aims to assist developing States, particularly least developed countries, small island developing States and landlocked developing countries, to … [Read more...]

Niwano Peace Foundation’s Grant Program 2018: Building a World of Peace and Coexistence

Deadline: 15 October 2018 The Niwano Peace Foundation is seeking applications for its 2018 grant program to build a world of peace and coexistence. The Foundation makes grants in order to actively encourage activities undertaken in the spirit of religious principles grounded and conducted in such a way as to invite broad social participation. The Niwano Peace Foundation promotes interreligious understanding and cooperation. It also strives to strengthen cooperation among people actively making … [Read more...]

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