PRIMA Call for Proposals 2018 (Section 2): Supporting Research and Innovation to Fund Collaborative Research Projects

Deadline: 27 March 2018 The Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area (PRIMA) has launched its calls for research and innovation proposals to fund collaborative research projects that should have an impact and contribute to demand and policy driven research. The overall objective of the PRIMA programme is to build research and innovation capacities and to develop knowledge and common innovative solutions for agro-food systems, to make them sustainable, and for … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Souter Charitable Trust’s Grant Program!

Deadline: 16 March 2018 The Souter Charitable Trust (SCT) is seeking applications for its grant program to support projects engaged in the relief of human suffering in all its aspects in the UK and overseas – especially, but not exclusively, those with a Christian emphasis and ethos. The trust has given donations to charities involved in drug, alcohol and nicotine addiction campaigns and supported HIV and AIDS initiatives in more than 20 countries around the globe. It also gave grants to … [Read more...]

Apply for the Water JPI 2018 Joint Call: Closing the Water Cycle Gap – Sustainable Management of Water Resources

Deadline: 24 April 2018 Applications are open for Water JPI 2018 Joint Call with an aim to address research and innovation (R&I) to support the implementation of European Union (EU) water policy, in particular on the thematic area “Closing the Water Cycle Gap” of the Water JPI Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (Water JPI SRIA). SCOPE OF THE WATER JPI 2018 JOINT CALL Closing the water cycle gap referrers here to bridge the gap in “supply – demand”. Proposals are invited on the topic … [Read more...]

Submit Proposals for World Conference of Science Journalists 2019!

Deadline: 31 May 2018 Applications are open for World Conference of Science Journalists 2019 that is an important opportunity for journalists covering science to come together as a community of professionals sharing many values and goals, despite the great diversity of their profession – and of course to build and sustain this community. The next edition of the World Conference of Science Journalists will take place from 1 to 4 July 2019 in Lausanne, Switzerland. Challenges Science … [Read more...]

Apply for 2018 Fast Forward’s Accelerator Program!

Deadline: 1 April 2018 Applications are open for Fast Forward’s accelerator program that provides training, mentorship, and funding to tech nonprofits. Working at the intersection of social impact and tech, Fast Forward runs several programs including a summer accelerator designed exclusively for tech nonprofits. Organizations selected receive mentorship, training, and capital. Fast Forward fosters a supportive network of tech and social sector leaders to grow the tech for good ecosystem. … [Read more...]

9 Open Funding Opportunities for NGOs in Africa

Here is a list of 9 open funding opportunities for NGOs and other agencies in Africa. Africa Matters: Seeking Applications for Emerging African Leaders Programme Deadline: 5 March 2018 The Africa Matters Initiative is seeking applications for its Emerging African Leaders Programme. The Africa Matters Initiative (Africa Matters) began in South Africa in April 2015 with the aim of empowering young Africans from all backgrounds to reject and challenge the notion that Africa is merely poor and … [Read more...]

IUCN NL Small Grants for the Purchase of Nature (SPN): Enabling Strong Local Conservation NGOs to Protect Habitat

Deadline: 1 May 2018 The International Union for Conservation of Nature Netherlands (IUCN NL) is currently accepting applications for its Small grants for the Purchase of Nature (SPN) to enable strong local conservation NGOs to secure, connect and efficiently protect habitat of Red List species. The IUCN NL programme Small grants for the SPN provide funds for local NGOs to acquire (through purchase or lease) threatened nature, create safe rerserves and connect wildlife habitats for endangered … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 Momentum for Change Lighthouse Activities!

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Applications are open for 2018 Momentum for Change Lighthouse Activities which is spearheaded by the United Nations Climate Change Secretariat, Momentum for Change shines a light on the most innovative, scalable and replicable examples of what people around the world are doing to tackle climate change. If you’re leading a results-driven project that is successfully addressing climate change, United Nations Climate Change Secretariat wants to hear from you! A … [Read more...]

Youth IV Call for Projects: Supporting Decentralized Cooperation for Young People

Deadline: 30 March 2018 The Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs has launched a "Youth IV" call for projects to support decentralized cooperation partnerships involving young people from their territories in their territories. This call for projects supports the mobilization of French local and regional authorities (CTF) for the mobility of young people in their territory, in partnership with their foreign counterparts. on the other hand, their partnerships in vocational training, key to the … [Read more...]

Apply for 4th Youth Leadership Workshop on Global Citizenship Education!

Deadline: 25 March 2018 The Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding (APCEIU) is seeking applications for its “4th Youth Leadership Workshop on Global Citizenship Education (GCED)” from 20 to 26 May 2018 in Seoul, Republic of Korea. The one-week Workshop aims to build capacity of dynamic youth leaders around the world to identify strategies to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), specifically Target 4.7, and to carry out innovative initiatives on fostering … [Read more...]

Apply for “Creating Hope in Conflict: A Humanitarian Grand Challenge”!

Deadline: 9 April 2018 The United States Agency for International Development Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA), the UK Department for International Development (DFID), and Grand Challenges Canada has launched a Creating Hope in Conflict: A Humanitarian Grand Challenge. This challenge seeks to fund and accelerate solutions that enable life-saving or life-improving assistance to reach the most vulnerable and hardest-to-reach people in conflict-generated humanitarian … [Read more...]

EVAWI: Seeking Proposals for International Conference on Sexual Assault, Intimate Partner Violence and Increasing Access

Deadline: 1 May 2018 End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI) is seeking proposals for its International Conference on Sexual Assault, Intimate Partner Violence and Increasing Access which promotes innovative techniques and promising practices for responding to sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking, human trafficking, elder abuse, and other gender-based crimes. Objectives Improve responses to victims of sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking, human … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Tomorrow’s Leaders Graduate (TLG) Scholarship Program!

Deadline: 31 March 2018 The U.S. Department of State’s Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) and AMIDEAST are inviting applicants for its Tomorrow’s Leaders Graduate (TLG) Scholarship Program. The program offers 18 students from the Middle East and North Africa region a unique scholarship opportunity to pursue quality higher education and earn a master’s degree in one of the following fields: M.A. in Applied Economics - 30 credits (Beirut Campus) M.A. in Interdisciplinary Gender … [Read more...]

Top 7 Open Grants for NGOs working on Human Rights around the world

A compilation of top 7 latest and open funding opportunities for NGOs working in the area of human rights in different parts of the world. Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award: Honoring Courageous Non-governmental Human Rights Defenders Deadline: 31 March 2018 Nominations are open for Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award to honor the courageous and innovative individuals striving for social justice throughout the world. The Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award was established in 1984. Robert … [Read more...]

Call for Papers- Workshops at InterAsian Connections VI: Hanoi

Deadline: 28 February 2018 International Institute for Asian Studies has announced call for papers from researchers in any world region who wish to participate in one of the eight thematic workshops at InterAsian Connections VI: Hanoi, the sixth in this international conference series. This series showcases innovative research from across the social sciences and related disciplines and explores themes that transform conventional understandings of Asia. Crossing traditional area studies … [Read more...]

Applications Open for EU Aid Volunteers Initiative!

Deadline: 6 April 2018 Applications are now open for EU Aid Volunteers Initiative which will provide funding to deploy EU Aid volunteers in support of actions that support and complement the provision of humanitarian aid in third countries. It also supports actions aimed at strengthening the capacities of implementing sending and hosting organisations participating / intending to participate in the initiative. The Regulation of the European Parliament and the Council establishing the … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity 2018!

Deadline: 15 June 2018 Nominations are open for MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity 2018 that is a unique international prize dedicated to biodiversity. It honors people who have made outstanding contributions to the objective of the Convention on Biological Diversity and aims to inspires others. The MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity is an international biennial prize co-organised by the AEON Environment Foundation and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity. The prize aims to raise … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: UNESCO/People’s Republic of China (The Great Wall) Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2018 – 2019

Deadline: 25 March 2018 Applications are being accepted for UNESCO/People's Republic of China (The Great Wall) Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2018 - 2019. The Government of the People's Republic of China has placed at the disposal of UNESCO for the academic year 2018-2019 seventy-five (75) fellowships for advanced studies at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. These fellowships are for the benefit of developing Member States in Africa, Asia–Pacific, Latin America, Europe and North … [Read more...]

Open Technology Fund: Seeking Applications for Information Controls Fellowship

Deadline: 25 March 2018 The Open Technology Fund is currently seeking applications for its Information Controls Fellowship Program (ICFP) that cultivates research, outputs, and creative collaboration on topics related to repressive internet censorship and surveillance. The ICFP fellowship supports examination into how governments in countries, regions, or areas of OTF’s core focus are restricting the free flow of information, cutting access to the open internet, and implementing censorship … [Read more...]

Migration Media Award: Recognizing and Rewarding the Journalistic Excellence, Relevance and Newsworthiness

Deadline: 15 May 2018 Entries are open for Migration Media Award to recognize and reward the journalistic excellence, relevance and newsworthiness of press pieces dealing with migration in the Euro-Mediterranean region in all its aspects. Categories Video: a video report (6-12 to 52 minutes) or a coherent series of short videos Radio: a radio report from 6-12 to 58 minutes or a coherent series of short reports Print: a long read or page-length spread with multiple elements … [Read more...]