UN-OHCHR Call for Applications: Indigenous Fellowship Programme 2018

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is seeking applications for its Indigenous Fellowship Programme (IFP) 2018, a comprehensive human rights training programme that was established by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in the context of the first International Decade of the World's Indigenous Peoples (1995-2004). The programme contributes to build the capacity and expertise of indigenous representatives on … [Read more...]

Apply for IWMF’s 2017 Reporting Fellowship To Zanzibar, Tanzania!

Deadline: 19 May 2017 The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is accepting applications for its “Reporting Fellowship to Tanzania". As part of the African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative, a group of six journalists will report from Zanzibar, a semi-autonomous island off the east coast of mainland Tanzania, covering stories related to the trip theme of civic engagement. Applicants are asked to pitch stories relevant to the trip location and theme; stories must focus on in-depth and … [Read more...]

The Konosuke Matsushita Memorial Foundation: Adressing Humanities and Social Sciences Around the World

Deadline: 11 May 2017 The  Konosuke Matsushita Memorial Foundation is currently seeking applications for its research grant that is provided to assist original and challenging international research which meets social as well as academic demands in the fields of humanities and social sciences. Research activities of social, academic and international needs in the areas of humanities and social sciences which promote international understanding and/or coexistence of Nature and Mankind. Those … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in Young Champions of the Earth Prize!

Deadline: 18 June 2017 If you have a powerful idea to protect or restore the environment; if you have a strong track record of instigating change; if you are unafraid of failure; and if you believe in a bright future for our planet, then you just might have what it takes to become a Young Champion of the Earth. UN Environment is currently seeking applications for "Young Champions of the Earth" with an aim to nurture the next generation of environmental leaders. The Prize Six Young Champions … [Read more...]

Mosquito Talk: Building and Expanding International Network of Public Health Communicators to Engage on Zika and Vector Borne Diseases

Deadline: 2 June 2017 The Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs’ (OES) Office of International Health and Biodefense (IHB) at the Department of State, is seeking applications for its "Mosquito Talk: Building and Expanding International Network of Public Health Communicators to Engage on Zika and Vector Borne Diseases" to build a broad international community which will help drive innovative and locally appropriate solutions to stop mosquitos that carry Zika and … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: 10YFP Sustainable Lifestyles and Education Programme

Deadline: 8 May 2017 Applications are open for the “Sustainable Lifestyles and Education (SLE) Programme” with an aim to accelerate the shift towards more sustainable lifestyles and education. The thematic focus of this call for proposals is “Reduction of CO2 emission arising from household consumption of energy, food, or mobility through innovative multi-stakeholder partnerships”. Focus Areas Developing And Replicating Sustainable Lifestyles, Including Low-Carbon Lifestyles, which has … [Read more...]

Apply for Free Press Awards 2017: Rewarding Media Professionals for Excellence

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The Free Press Unlimited has announced the third edition of the Free Press Awards with an aim to celebrate the work of the best journalists and media professionals. Free Press Unlimited wants people to have access to reliable information they need to develop and prosper. The Free Press Awards will be conferred at Free Press Live on 2 November 2017 and will recognise exceptional work in the categories Newcomer of the Year and Most Resilient Journalist. Award … [Read more...]

Future Earth Request for Proposals: Pegasus Programme for Biodiversity and Natural Assets

Deadline: 5 June 2017 The Future Earth is currently accepting proposals for biodiversity research for global sustainability, the "Program for Early-stage Grants Advancing Sustainability Science or Pegasus – Biodiversity and Natural Assets". This program is the first in a series of grants addressing the key challenges of Future Earth and the Future Earth Vision for “people to thrive in a sustainable and equitable world." This initiative is funded in part by the Gordon and Betty Moore … [Read more...]

Robert Bosch Stiftung and the Black Sea Trust’s Call for Confidence Building Project Proposals!

Deadline: 26 May 2017 The Robert Bosch Stiftung and the Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation of the German Marshall Fund (BST) is currently seeking applications for "Confidence Building Project Proposal" to support confidence building activities of non-state actors in the South Caucasus, Ukraine and Moldova, and its neighboring countries. The projects should be initiated by civil society organizations which can effectively engage target audiences within the population of the region in … [Read more...]

Nuffic Call for Proposals: Inviting Syrians for MSP-TMT Programme

Deadline: 30 May 2017 The Nuffic is seeking proposals for its MSP Regional Tailor-Made Training (TMT) Programme to provide local training opportunities for Syrian nationals who are currently unable to participate in the regular MSP II programme. The objective of the call is to increase capacity development among Syrians by offering a tailor-made training for Syrians in Jordan, Lebanon or Turkey. Funding Information The maximum available budget for this call is €50,000. Eligibility … [Read more...]

Apply for UNESCO-UNAM Jaime Torres Bodet Prize in Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts

Deadline: 30 May 2017 Nominations are open for the UNESCO-UNAM Jaime Torres Bodet Prize in social sciences, humanities and arts, intended to reward the efforts of a person, group of people or international institution that has contributed to the development of knowledge and society through art, teaching and research in social sciences and humanities. It is meant to promote pioneering initiatives that may contribute to the development, diffusion and consolidation of the values of humanity. The … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2017 Global Freedom Exchange Program for Anti-Trafficking Women Leaders!

Deadline: 19 May 2017 Vital Voices Global Partnership, together with Hilton Worldwide, and Heineken welcomes nominations for 2017 Global Freedom Exchange Program for Anti-Trafficking Leaders, an upcoming leadership development and networking program. In an effort to support women leaders in their work to combat human trafficking and enable them to realize their full leadership potential, the Global Freedom Exchange (GFE) invests in, mentors, and strengthens the capacity of women leaders on the … [Read more...]

Apply for 2017 WJP Anthony Lewis Prize for Exceptional Rule of Law Journalism!

Deadline: 28 May 2017 Nominations are open for the 2017 World Justice Project (WJP) Anthony Lewis Prize for Exceptional Rule of Law Journalism to acknowledge journalists from around the world who have contributed to increased awareness and understanding of the foundational importance of the rule of law. Prize Information The winner will receive $10,000 USD. The winner of the WJP 2017 Anthony Lewis Prize for Exceptional Rule of Law Journalism will be announced in July of … [Read more...]

IWMF’s Reporting Grants for Women’s Stories 2017: Supporting Journalism Produced by and about Women

Deadline: 16 May 2017 Applications are currently open for the IWMF’s Reporting Grants for Women’s Stories, sponsored by The Secular Society, a funding initiative supporting journalism produced by and about women. In an era of increased globalization, the need for varied coverage of gendered topics is critical to a free and representative press. These grants will be a catalyst for reporting on untold stories surrounding issues that impact women and girls’ daily lives worldwide. Awards and … [Read more...]

Getty Images Editorial Grants Program: Supporting Independent Photojournalists around the World

Deadline: 15 May 2017 The Getty Images is currently seeking applications for its "Editorial Grants Program" to support independent photojournalists around the world by providing the creative freedom and collaborative editorial support necessary to pursue work that is personally important to them and which they would otherwise not have the time or resources to address. Award Information $10,000 prize (five available) Winners will be announced in September at Visa pour l’Image … [Read more...]

DFID: Women’s Integrated Sexual Health for Africa & Asia

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for its Women’s Integrated Sexual Health (WISH) programme across Africa and Asia to provide a comprehensive package of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), with a primary focus on increasing the number of additional Family Planning (FP) users according to the FP2020 definition, alongside reducing maternal mortality and improving access to safe abortion. Funds … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Ellen Stewart International Award!

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Nominations are open for "Ellen Stewart International Award" that is presented to an individual artist or group of artists who work together or a theatre organization that demonstrates success in promoting social change and youth engagement through their theatre practice. Benefits Two weeks residency at the world-famous artist residence: La MaMa Umbria International in Spoleto, Italy. La MaMa Umbria provides accommodation, meals and support for the development … [Read more...]

USAID-Kiev: Seeking Applications for ServingLife Activity

Deadline: 5 June 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through the Regional Contracting Office in Kyiv, Ukraine is seeking applications from qualified U.S. or Non-U.S. non-profit or for-profit Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), and other qualified non-USG organizations for funding of an activity entitled “ServingLife.” The overall goal of the five-year ServingLife activity is to reduce HIV, tuberculosis (TB), and Hepatitis C (HCV) transmission through … [Read more...]

UNAOC-BMW Call for Applications: Intercultural Innovation Award 2017

Deadline: 31 May 2017 Applications are now open for "The Intercultural Innovation Award 2017", which is a partnership between the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the BMW Group that aims to select and support the most innovative grassroots projects that encourage intercultural dialogue and cooperation around the world. Award Information Awardees will receive a monetary prize to be used for project expansion and/or replication of their project. The total amount of the prize … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in 1776 Challenge Cup 2017 and Win Grand Prizes!

Deadline: Various Applications are open for 1776 Challenge Cup 2017, a global competition for the world’s most promising startups tackling complex, regulated challenges to share their vision on a global stage, and engage with industry leaders. Over 1,000 startups will compete in the first round of Challenge Cup in 75 cities across six continents. Many Challenge Cup competitions will take place in state or country capitals, a critical component to engaging governments and stakeholders with the … [Read more...]

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