Burning Man: Seeking Applications for Global Art Grant

Deadline: 20 December 2017 Burning Man is seeking applications for Global Art Grant to support projects that reflect participatory cultural opportunities for communities worldwide. Values Cultural Experience: The Mission of Burning Man Project is to facilitate and extend the culture that has issued from the Burning Man event into the larger world. The Burning Man Global Art Grants fund projects that are aligned in the spirit of the Burning Man culture without the expectation that … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 Buffett Award for Leadership in Africa and Latin America Conservation!

Deadline: 8 January 2018 The National Geographic Society (NGS) is currently inviting nominees for its 2018 Buffett Award for Leadership in Africa and Latin America Conservation. The annual National Geographic/Buffett Awards for Leadership in Conservation were established by the Society and The Howard G. Buffett Foundation to recognize and celebrate unsung heroes working in the field. Award recipients are chosen from nominations submitted to the Committee for Research and Exploration, which … [Read more...]

European Commission Call for Proposals: Policy Project “Cultural and Creative Spaces and Cities”

Deadline: 5 February 2018 European Commission is seeking applications for its Policy project "Cultural and Creative Spaces and Cities" to strengthen existing networks and individual cultural and creative stakeholders, facilitate the interaction among them, two-way hands-on policy learning with concrete results, studies and examples of best practice. Objectives Bring closer together cultural and creative spaces and local decision-makers Help to better valorise public spaces for social … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 Fulbright Prize for International Understanding!

Deadline: 15 December 2017 Nominations are open for 2018 Fulbright Prize for International Understanding which recognizes and rewards outstanding contributions toward bringing peoples, cultures, or nations to greater understanding of others. The Fulbright Prize was first awarded to Nelson Mandela in 1993 and most recently to Richard C. Lugar in 2016. The 2018 Prize will be awarded in early autumn 2018 in a ceremony and reception developed separately from the 41st Annual Fulbright Association … [Read more...]

Apply for African Youth Energy Innovator Program 2018!

Deadline: 15 January 2018 Africa Energy Indaba is inviting applicants for the second round of its 2018 African Youth Energy Innovator Program 2018.  Africa Energy Indaba is committed to empowering talented young Africans by allowing them to be seen by the industry experts and energy decision makers. The Theme of the 2018 program is “African Energy Revolution through Innovation”. Key Areas Energy Security: Can your innovation help with effective management of energy supply, reliability … [Read more...]

Apply for 2018 TechWomen Program: Empowering the Next Generation Women Leaders!

Deadline: 17 January 2018 Applications are open for the 2018 TechWomen program to empower, connect, and support the next generation of women leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from Africa, Central Asia, and the Middle East by providing them the access and opportunity needed to advance their careers, pursue their dreams, and inspire women and girls in their communities. Through mentorship and exchange, TechWomen strengthens participants’ professional capacity, … [Read more...]

12th UNDEF Project Grant: Inviting Civil Society Organizations for Funding Projects to Advance & Support Democracy

Deadline: 20 December 2017 The United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF) is inviting civil society organizations for the twelfth round of its funding projects to advance and support democracy in order to strengthen the voice of civil society, promote human rights, and encourage the participation of all groups in democratic processes. UNDEF supports projects that strengthen the voice of civil society, promote human rights, and encourage the participation of all groups in democratic processes. The … [Read more...]

UNOPS/GDF Call for Proposals: TB Diagnostics Market Landscape Analyses Program

Deadline: 4 December 2017 The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) through the Global Drug Facility (GDF) is accepting proposals from qualified organizations to assess and analyze the current TB diagnostics market landscape. The procurement of TB diagnostics and related laboratory commodities by GDF has increased significantly in recent years, justifying the need to assess and analyze this market to allow GDF to better evaluate and refine its role as the global market coordinator … [Read more...]

UNOPS/GDF: Call for Proposals for Catalyse the Introduction of Second-Line Drugs in Paediatric Drug Resistant TB

Deadline: 4 December 2017 The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) through the Global Drug Facility (GDF) is seeking proposals from qualified organizations to develop and implement a plan that will catalyse the use of paediatric formulations of second-line drugs to treat drug-resistant TB. The objective of this CFP is to identify an organization with a proven track record working in paediatric TB, particularly MDR-TB, which can identify and coordinate early adopter programmes to … [Read more...]

IREX Regional Assistance Program 2: Identifying the Needs of Civil Society Actors Engaged in Political Developments

Deadline: 31 December 2017 IREX through the Regional Assistance Program 2 (RAP 2) is seeking proposals from prospective partners to support one of the following two priorities: response to urgent political developments; or existing and ongoing advocacy campaigns for political, legal, social, and economic engagement in the Middle East and North Africa. The purpose of this annual program statement (APS) is to identify the needs of civil society actors engaged in political … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Hivos Collaboration Grants!

Deadline: 10 December 2017 Hivos is inviting applicants from coworking and creative hubs for its collaboration grants. Last month Hivos organized the third edition of its Coworking Summit, an annual gathering of founders and managers of creative hubs, coworking, hacker, maker, and art spaces. This year marked a special edition, as Hivos decided to join forces with Afrilabs, bringing together more than 40 hubs from all over Africa. The event provided a platform for participants to network, … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: 2018 Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling

Deadline: 31 December 2017 The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) in collaboration with ONE and the Elliott family seek entries for the 2018 Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling. Mike served as a distinguished editor at The Economist, Newsweek and Time before becoming CEO of ONE. This annual award in his name will honor an up-and-coming journalist in Africa who tells important stories through quality reporting. Award Information The award winner will … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Jamnalal Bajaj Awards!

Deadline: Various National Awards: 19 January 2018 International Award: 28 February 2018 Nominations are open for Jamnalal Bajaj Awards with an aim to felicitate the efforts of women and men who have dedicated their life to Gandhian constructive work and the ideals which Jamnalal Bajaj had cherished all his life. Types of Awards There are three National Awards and one International Award as listed below: National Awards ( for India) Constructive Work: Recognizes … [Read more...]

Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust: Grants to Individuals Undertaking Nature Conservation Projects

Deadline: 31 March 2018 The Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust is currently inviting applicants for its 2018 grant program for individuals undertaking nature conservation projects. Projects may involve practical habitat or species management, research, training, education, awareness raising or campaigning. The Trust will be accepting applications for work benefitting conservation work in coastal environments. The Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust is a registered education, scientific and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Kahane Foundation’s Grant Program!

Deadline: 12 January 2018 The Karl Kahane Foundation is seeking applications for its grant program to help people to create a dignified and peaceful living environment for themselves and their neighbors. The Karl Kahane Foundation was established in 1991 by the late Karl Kahane as an independent, privately funded, non-political and non-religious charitable foundation, and is based in Switzerland. Areas of Interest In 2018, the foundation is accepting applications for projects within the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for ACSS Small Grants Program (SGP)!

Deadline: 31 December 2017 The Arab Council for the Social Sciences (ACSS) is seeking applications for its Small Grants Program (SGP) on the themes “Youth” and “Urban Spatial Inequalities.” The Program is a funding opportunity that aims to support scholars and professionals in the Arab region undertaking four kinds of activities: conference presentations, internships, Small on small-scale projects, and organizing workshops. This competition is funded by grants provided to ACSS by the Ford … [Read more...]

Activating Global Citizenship: Building the Next Generation of Global Citizens for the Global Goals

Deadline: 2 May 2018 The Misk Grand Challenges is seeking innovators to devise and demonstrate ways to positively engage young people (under the age of 30) in Global Citizenship at scale and in depth. The Misk Foundation, the non-profit philanthropic foundation established by Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have partnered to launch Misk Grand Challenges. This initiative seeks to empower youth both with the skills that they need to … [Read more...]

Misk Grand Challenges: Reinventing Teaching and School Leadership Programme

Deadline: 2 May 2018 The Misk Grand Challenges is seeking new innovative ideas that transform teaching or school leadership to better prepare children with the 21st century skills they need to succeed in the future. Modern 21st century skills, such as problem solving, leadership, creativity, and adaptability, require a new active, student-centred system for learning. The Challenges seeks ideas that better prepare teachers and school leaders to drive this new active 21st century system for … [Read more...]

Call for Entries: 2018 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award

Deadline: 19 January 2018 The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is inviting applicants for its 2018 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Awards in order to celebrate women photojournalists for work that inspires us to take action and better understand the world. The Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award was created to honor the life and work of Pulitzer Prize-winning AP photographer and IWMF Courage in Journalism Award winner Anja Niedringhaus (1965-2014). With … [Read more...]

Japan Fund for Global Environment: Providing Grants to NGOs/NPOs engaged in Environmental Activities in Developing Countries

Deadline: 11 December 2017 Japan Fund for Global Environment (JFGE) is seeking applications to provide grant to Non Governmental Organization (NGO)/Non Profit Organization (NPO) engaged in environmental activities. The Japan Fund for Global Environment (JFGE), a division of the Environmental Restoration and Conservation Agency of Japan (ERCA) was established in 1993 by an initial endowment from the Japanese government together with contributions from the private sectors, including individuals … [Read more...]