Funding Call to support Cultural and Artistic Initiatives Tackling Environmental Issues Worldwide

Deadline: 14 June 2019 The Prince Claus Fund and the Goethe-Institut are issuing a new Call for Proposals to support cultural and artistic initiatives tackling pressing environmental issues around the world. This call for proposals is aimed at Africa, Latin America, Asia, the Caribbean and Eastern Europe. It seeks to support initiatives that enable local communities as well as global institutions to engage with the threatening changes of nature and our environment through contemporary … [Read more...]

Atlas Corps: Inviting Global NGO Leaders for Fellowship in U.S

Deadline: 15 August 2019 Atlas Corps is currently inviting mid-career professionals from around the world to apply for Fellowships in the United States. Atlas Corps engages leaders committed to social change in 12-18 month, professional fellowships at organizations to learn best practices, build organizational capacity, and return home to create a network of global leaders. Fellows serve at Host Organizations working on issues that complement their expertise. This prestigious fellowship … [Read more...]

Wildlife Acoustics announces Scientific Product Grants Program

Deadline: 15 August 2019 Wildlife Acoustics has announced a Scientific Product Grants Program to support efforts in conservation and environmental stewardship. The program enables those involved in animal biology, research and conservation to do their best work easily and quickly. Wildlife Acoustics has established a grant program to support bioacoustics research efforts from chiropteran, avian, terrestrial, amphibious and marine wildlife, to everything else in between. Funding … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for the 2020 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity

Deadline: 31 October 2019 The 5th edition of the 2020 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity is now open for nominations. 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 tragedies, especially man-conceived disasters and crimes against humanity. This global annual award, launched by the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative, seeks to identify and support modern … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Emergency Preparedness for Cultural Heritage under Threat

Deadline: 21 June 2019 The Prince Claus Fund and the Gerda Henkel Foundation has announced an Open Call for proposals specifically aimed at Emergency Preparedness for Cultural Heritage under Threat. They invite cultural practitioners, institutions and local NGOs to present their ideas for measures to protect tangible cultural heritage against acute danger and irreversible loss. They welcome applications from Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean. The Prince Claus Fund, through its … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL announces 2019 Internet Freedom Annual Program Statement

Deadline: 20 September 2019 The Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL) of the US Department of State has announced a Request for Statements of Interest (RSOI) from organizations interested in submitting Statements of Interest (SOI) for programs that support Internet Freedom. In support of the U.S. International Strategy for Cyberspace, DRL’s goal is to protect the open, interoperable, secure, and reliable Internet by promoting fundamental freedoms, human rights, and the free … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award

Deadline: 30 June 2019 The Suqia is seeking nominations for its Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award to support research and development of new and innovative technologies that produce, desalinate and purify water, using solar energy to support the global position of the UAE in developing solutions for challenges that are faced by poverty- and disaster-stricken communities worldwide. The Award encourages leading corporations, research centres, institutions and innovators from … [Read more...]

FLANE Accelerator Programme: A Chance to Accelerate your Business focusing on Female Empowerment

Deadline: 7 June 2019 Vodafone Institute in cooperation with Impact Hub Berlin and the Social Entrepreneurship Akademie has launched FLANE Accelerator programme which is a seven-week acceleration program for up to 5 high-potential digital impact ventures focusing on female empowerment. It is hence for male and female entrepreneurs. Impact-driven entrepreneurs are invited to work, learn and live in Berlin – one of the top ten start-up cities in the world. The programme will sharpen … [Read more...]

2019 U.N. Correspondents Association Awards for Best Media Coverage

Deadline: 15 September 2019 The United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) invites media worldwide to submit entries for its 24th annual UNCA Awards for the best print, broadcast (TV & Radio) and online, web-based media coverage of the United Nations, U.N. agencies and field operations. Winners will be honored at a gala event with U.N. Secretary-general H.E. António Guterres on friday, december 6th 2019, at cipriani wall street, new york. The Awards are: The Elizabeth Neuffer … [Read more...]

APEC Healthy Women, Healthy Economies Research Prize 2019 Nominations now open

Deadline: 5 July 2019 The inaugural APEC Healthy Women, Healthy Economies Research Prize is now accepting nominations for outstanding research work that strives to improve women’s health, economic well-being, and chart more inclusive growth. The prize aims to spotlight and spur the creation of sex-disaggregated data and gender based research that will help decision-makers make more evidence-based policies to improve the lives of women and strengthen the regional economy. Officials in … [Read more...]

Applications Open for GIST Business Incubation Program for Young Entrepreneurs

Deadline: 31 July 2019 The U.S. Department of State’s Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) Initiative has announced a Business Incubation Program for entrepreneurs in emerging economies. GIST Business Incubation will support international science and technology innovators who are looking to expand their startups into the United States market. It will also provide the U.S. startup ecosystem the opportunity to forge new connections with entrepreneurs who are abroad. The … [Read more...]

Women’s Fund Asia announces Call for Applications 2019–20 under the “Environmental Justice”

Deadline: 5 June 2019 Women's Fund Asia (WFA) has opened its first call for applications for the 2019 – 2020 year. This call is limited to applications for the theme of Environmental Justice and is open to women and trans rights groups based in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Vietnam, and Mongolia. Under this thematic, WFA will provide grants to activists, organisations and … [Read more...]

Submit Your Applications for JFBKK Small Grant Program

Deadline: 10 August 2019 The Japan Foundation, Bangkok is seeking applications for its Small Grant Program to the projects dedicated to: Category A: Projects concerning Japan (Arts and Culture/Japanese Studies): International cultural exchange to promote deeper understanding of Japan including projects to enhance Japanese studies in Thailand. Category B: Promotion of Cultural Collaboration: Projects implemented by specialists/specialized organizations in the field of arts and culture, … [Read more...]

Registration Open – Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2019 Feature Conference and Youth Agenda Forum

Deadline: 31 August 2019 UNESCO has launched the annual Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week 2019 under the theme "MIL Citizens: Informed, Engaged, Empowered" which will be celebrated from 24 to 31 October this year. The Global MIL Week 2019 Feature Conference, the Ninth MIL and Intercultural Dialogue (MILID) Conference, will be held from 24 to 25 September 2019 in Gothenburg, Sweden, under the same theme as Global MIL Week 2019. The Feature Conference will be followed by … [Read more...]

Apply for Mobility First! – ASEF Cultural Mobility Initiative 2019

Deadline: 15 June 2019 Applications are open for the Mobility First! - ASEF Cultural Mobility Initiative which is the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF)’s travel grant for artists and cultural professionals. Eligible Activities Through this initiative, ASEF supports the mobility of artists and cultural professionals for participation in the following 7 types of activities: Workshops or trainings Conferences or forums Festivals, biennales, or international exhibitions Artists’ … [Read more...]

2019 Ignacio Martín-Baró Fund is now open for Applications

Deadline: 1 September 2019 Applicants are now open for Ignacio Martín-Baró Fund for 2019, the fund has a strong preference for projects which are developing innovative and progressive ways to deal with the mental health consequences of violence and political repression. Applicants should understand that they do not view mental health and human rights as issues which can be addressed separately, but are seeking to fund activities which explore the links between them. Through grant-making … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Large Grants Scheme 2019

Deadline: 14 June 2019 The GCRF programme Changing the Story: Building inclusive civil societies with, and for, young people in post-conflict countries is delighted has launched its Large Grants funding scheme for researchers at all levels, supporting research that considers how civil society organisations (CSO) can best support children and young people in post-conflict settings. A key aim of Changing the Story is to deliver the first large-scale comparative study of CSO practice across a … [Read more...]

International Visegrad Fund Inviting NGOs, CSOs and Other Public Institutions for 2019 Visegrad Grant Program

Deadline: 1 June 2019 International Visegrad Fund is currently inviting applications for its Visegrad Grant to support regional partnerships among NGOs and civil society organizations, public institutions and municipalities, private companies and nonprofit organizations as well as education and research centers that contribute to cooperation in the Visegrad region. Focus Areas Culture and Common Identity Increased awareness of cultural diversity and cross-border intercultural … [Read more...]

International 2019 Visegrad+ Grants for Contributing to the Democratization and Transformation Processes

Deadline: 1 June 2019 International Visegrad fund is seeking applications for its Visegrad+ Grants program to support projects which contribute to the democratization and transformation processes in selected countries and regions, especially non-EU member states in the Western Balkans and the Eastern Partnership countries. Focus Area Culture and Common Identity Increased awareness of cultural diversity and cross-border intercultural dialogue Increased awareness of common … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2019 Visegrad Strategic Grants Program!

Deadline: 1 June 2019 International Visegrad fund is accepting applications for its Strategic Grants Program to support project addressing annual strategic priorities of the Visegrad Group. All projects supported by the Fund with budgets exceeding €10,000 must be audited. Strategic Priorities Sustainability of ideals from 1989: Projects focusing on V4 experiences with transformations to democracies and market economy; and on developments in V4 30 years after the fall of the Iron … [Read more...]

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