School Enterprise Challenge: Global Business Start-up Awards Programme

Deadline: 21 April 2017 The School Enterprise Challenge is seeking applicants for its Global Business Start-up Awards Programme run by the educational charity ‘Teach A Man To Fish’ with an aim to create globally aware, socially responsible, young entrepreneurs. The awards programme is free and helps students plan and set up school based enterprises that: Generate real profits to help support their educational activities. Give students the chance to gain hands on experience of running … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Internet Society’s 25 Under 25 Awards!

Deadline: 31 May 2017 Nominations are open for Internet Society's 25 Under 25. As the Internet Society turns 25 this year, they are celebrating their past and looking ahead to the next 25. They are looking for 25 people under the age 25 who are using the Internet to create opportunities in ways they have never thought of.  It’s the next generation of innovators, entrepreneurs and game changers. Benefits Roundtrip economy-class travel for awardee and double occupancy lodging in Los … [Read more...]

Apply for TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize: Awarding Scientists from the Developing World!

Deadline: 15 May 2017 The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) and Lenovo are currently seeking applications for "TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize" to give international recognition and visibility to outstanding scientific achievements made by individual scientists in developing countries. The TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize is one of the most prestigious honours given to scientists from the developing world. In 2017 the prize will be given for outstanding achievements in Geological Sciences. Benefits The … [Read more...]

Call for Submissions: 2017 IDAHOT Watchdog

Deadline: 10 April 2017 Recognizing May 17 as the International Day Against Homophobia,Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT), the Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights is currently inviting young people for its 2017 IDAHOT Watchdog to speak up for LGBTQI rights and celebrate supportive and diverse families. The International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia is celebrated annually on May 17. The 2017 IDAHOT global focus theme is FAMILIES. This theme calls attention to the … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for L’Oréal Paris Women of Worth Award!

Deadline: 8 May 2017 Nominations are currently open for the L’Oréal Paris Women of Worth Award to honor those who find beauty in giving back to their community. This philanthropic program Women of Worth, to honor those who go above and beyond, selflessly volunteering their time to empower others. Each year, 10 extraordinary women are chosen from thousands of nominations and honored for the impact they’ve made across a variety of charitable causes. Through the 2017 Women of Worth Campaign, … [Read more...]

Age of Wonderland: Seeking Proposals for ‘100 Days of Learning’ Program Worldwide

Deadline: 20 April 2017 What about taking a journey from knowledge to wisdom? In order to rediscover knowledge, challenge beliefs, and exchange life experiences with others, Age of Wonderland is inviting innovators to engage in this journey and apply! The Age of Wonderland is inviting applicants for its program entitled "100 Days of Learning" to make the world a better, healthier and more inclusive place, embracing change on an individual level and to inspire all to do the same. Age of … [Read more...]

The Maypole Fund: Supporting Women’s Projects on Non-Violence around the World!

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Maypole Fund is currently open for applications to support imaginative, non-violent and politically expressive projects from women and welcomes applications from women only for projects and activities for any of the following: Anti-militarism; Action against the arms trade; Action against nuclear weapons and weapons systems; Creating a culture of peace and the prevention of conflict and war; Action to support disarmament policies, processes and … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in World Press Freedom Day 2017!

Deadline: 20 April 2017 UNESCO, the Government of Indonesia, and the Press Council of Indonesia have organized the World Press Freedom Day's main event and the UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize Ceremony in Jakarta, Indonesia, from 1-4 May 2017. Under the global theme of Critical Minds for Critical Times: Media’s role in advancing peaceful, just and inclusive societies, participants will examine current challenges facing media, including the continuous trend worldwide of attacks … [Read more...]

Entries Open for International Gender Equality Prize!

Deadline: 31 May 2017 Entries are open for International Gender Equality Prize to promote gender equality in the world, to support discussion on equality and to celebrate Finland’s 100 years of independence. Discussion about equality is always topical, and especially today, even in Europe and other western societies. Equality is an opportunity for all societies in the world. This is why Finland is celebrating its centenary of independence by launching an international gender equality … [Read more...]

Submit Entries for The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition Worldwide!

Deadline: 31 July 2017 Applications are open for “The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition” to empower young entrepreneurs to create a sustainable world. The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition is a global programme and an online platform, which supports the implementation of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Competition Goals No Poverty – End poverty in all its forms everywhere Zero Hunger – End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and … [Read more...]

DFID: Strengthening Host and Refugee Population Economies (SHARPE)

Deadline: 5 April 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for its programme titled Strengthening Host and Refugee Population Economies (SHARPE). The programme aims to increase sustainably the net economic returns to refugees and hosts communities through both increased gains and decreased losses. In doing so the programme has several secondary objectives. In increasing economic returns, SHARPE should mitigate, or at minimum avoid any … [Read more...]

Embassy of Belgium in Cameroon: Belgian Grants in the Field of Peace Building

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Embassy of Belgium in Cameroon is seeking applications for its Belgian Grants in the Field of Peace Building. Objectives and Scopes Taking into account the definition of the concept of peace building, the following objectives and scopes can be formulated within which the projects have to be situated, relating to ongoing conflicts and pre- or post-conflict situations. Mediation in impending and ongoing conflicts – processes of peace dialogue and (inter)national … [Read more...]

Apply for A. J. Muste Memorial Institute’s Social Justice Fund in the U.S. & Overseas

Deadline: 19 June 2017 The A. J. Muste Memorial Institute is currently seeking applications for its Social Justice Fund supporting grassroots activist projects in the United States and around the world, giving priority to those with small budgets and little access to more mainstream funding sources. Funding Criteria The Muste Institute's Social Justice Fund considers proposals: for new projects or campaigns, or efforts to expand existing work for ongoing projects or campaigns for … [Read more...]

Women of Peace Award: Supporting Ordinary/extraordinary Women around the World

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The Women's Peacepower Foundation, Inc. is seeking nominations for its Women of Peace Award to reward ordinary/extraordinary women around the world who work without funding or recognition for the universal goal of peace, fairness and true justice within the lives of women and their families. The Women of Peace Award recognizes women in the US and other countries that: demonstrate how violence against women and children is at the root of other forms of violence that … [Read more...]

IWMF Call For Applications: Mexico and Honduras Reporting Fellowships

Deadline: 18 April 2017 The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) has announced reporting trips to Mexico and Honduras. Two groups of six journalists will report on Migration from Mexico or Honduras. The Mexico trip will be based in Tijuana, Baja California and the Honduras trip will be based in Tegucigalpa. About the Reporting Trips Both trips will take place from July 6 – 20, 2017, which includes travel dates. All Fellows will begin their trip in Mexico City, Mexico, where … [Read more...]

Best Climate Practices Contest 2017: Building Local Resilience to Climate Disaster Risk

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG) is seeking applications for the fifth edition of its Best Climate Practices (BCP) Contest 2017 with an aim to strengthen the resilience of communities to all hazards, is an essential piece of the sustainable development agenda. The focus of the 2017 contest is “Building local resilience to climate disaster risk”. Floods, drought, heat waves and other extreme weather events pose potential losses to persons and … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country Based Support Schemes in Jamaica and Belize

Deadline: 10 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Country Based Support Schemes in  Jamaica and Belize” to strengthen the role played by civil society organizations in Jamaica and Belize in promoting human rights and democracy. Objectives The promotion of equal rights for all including the defence of victims of abuse and the fight against discrimination based on … [Read more...]

UNESCO GEM Report Youth Photo Contest 2017: Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship

Deadline: 10 April 2017 Applications are currently open for UNESCO's 2017 GEM Report Youth Photo contest: Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship. The fourth Sustainable Development Goal (SDG4) focuses on education and aims to ‘ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all’. One of the targets - Target 4.7 - in the new global education goal truly captures the transformative aspirations of the new Sustainable … [Read more...]

MIT Media Lab Disobedience Award: Apply and win Cash Prize of up to $250,000

Deadline: 1 May 2017 Nominations are currently open for the MIT Media Lab Disobedience Award, carrying a $250,000 cash prize. This award will go to a person or group engaged in what we believe is an extraordinary example of disobedience for the benefit of society. This award honors work that impacts society in positive ways, and is consistent with a set of key principles. These principles include non-violence, creativity, courage, and taking responsibility for one’s actions. This disobedience … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Human Rights Tulip Award 2017!

Deadline: 10 April 2017 Human Rights Tulip, an award of the Dutch government, organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs,  is currently open for nominations recognising courageous human rights defenders who promote and support human rights in innovative ways. Since its establishment in 2008, the Human Rights Tulip has been awarded to individuals and organisations from a variety of countries. The prize is intended to help human rights defenders to learn from each other. The winner of the … [Read more...]

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