TIAW: Seeking Nominations for 2018 World of Difference Awards

Deadline: 1 November 2018 The International Alliance for Women (TIAW) is seeking nominations for 2018 World of Difference Awards to recognize women, and men, whose efforts have advanced the economic empowerment of women locally, regionally or worldwide. Whether the candidate is working on a small scale in the developing world or making an impact at the topic of the world’s biggest businesses, whether your candidate is well known or an unsung heroine or hero, they want you to tell them the … [Read more...]

Chatham House: African Public Health Leaders Fellowship

Deadline: 20 June 2018 Chatham House is pleased to invite applicants for the African Public Health Leaders Fellowship to provide a mix of intensive orientation, interaction with African leaders in public health and high-level remote mentoring. The fellowship will develop the skills in leadership, policy analysis and formulation of successful applicants, who will benefit from the networking and mentoring opportunities in London, Geneva and their respective countries. Fellows will each develop … [Read more...]

FAWE RS/ Mastercard Foundation: Seeking Applications for Higher Education Access Program

Deadline: 8 June 2018 The Forum for African Women Educationalists Regional Secretariat (FAWE RS) with support from the Mastercard Foundation, is seeking applications for its Higher Education Access Program to enable a total of 300 young women and men from the disadvantaged regions of Uganda to access, transition through higher education and secure employment in sectors that contribute to the development of their home communities. The program is being implemented in partnership with particular … [Read more...]

Russell Sage Foundation: Seeking LOIs for Behavioral Economics

Deadline: 20 August 2018 The Russell Sage Foundation is seeking letter of inquiries for its program entitled “Behavioral Economics” that support innovative research that uses behavioral insights from psychology, economics, sociology, political science and other social sciences to examine and improve social and living conditions in the United States. The program seeks investigator-initiated research proposals that will broaden their understanding of the social, economic and political … [Read more...]

Russell Sage Foundation/Carnegie Corporation: Seeking Proposals for Immigration and Immigrant Integration

Deadline: 20 November 2018 The Russell Sage Foundation/Carnegie Corporation is seeking proposals for its initiative on “Immigration and Immigrant Integration” to support innovative research on the effects of race, citizenship, legal status and politics, political culture and public policy on outcomes for immigrants and for the native-born of different racial and ethnic groups and generations. For over 25 years, RSF has supported immigration research that has made significant contributions to … [Read more...]

Submit Proposals for Voice’s Seizing the Moment: Global Sudden Opportunity Grants!

Deadline: 31 December 2018 Are you a global or regional coalition or network that is led by one of Voice’s target groups? Do you see a sudden and unanticipated opportunity to undertake joint action to influence global and/or regional bodies for your cause? Is there a sudden threat to civic space at regional or global level that could have a ripple effect on your access to (productive) resources and employment, access to social services, or your space for political participation? Is there a … [Read more...]

TRANSFORM: Helping to Ensure Impactful Products reach Rural Communities

Deadline: 5 June 2018 Applications are open for TRANSFORM to enable access for 100 million people to products that will enhance their livelihoods, in areas as diverse as lighting, energy and WASH. TRANSFORM is looking for the best innovations that will scale last-mile distribution networks in rural areas, and have the potential to do so cost-effectively. These can include access delivered through small-scale retailers, agent-based models, distributors, eCommerce, or those that we haven't … [Read more...]

Apply for AB InBev Sustainability Challenge 2018!

Deadline: 31 May 2018 Do you have ideas that can change the world? Can your innovative idea change the face of sustainability? If yes, submit your idea for the AB InBev Sustainability Challenge 2018 whose applications are now open. AB InBev has globally launched their 2025 Sustainability Goals, which they hope, will help drive them and like-minded people to implement a positive change. They look to the top minds in Africa, in particular to come together to unearth and nurture innovative … [Read more...]

WANGO Awards Program: Honoring Non-Governmental Organizations

Deadline: 15 July 2018 The World Association of Non-Governmental Organizations (WANGO) is seeking nominations for WANGO Awards Program to honor non-governmental organizations from throughout the world that demonstrate extraordinary effort, innovation, leadership, and excellence in providing service to humanity. WANGO not only recognizes prominent international NGOs, but also the smaller, lesser-known NGOs in the least developed countries, whose exemplary service and success may have gone … [Read more...]

Darwin Initiative: Inviting Applicants for Main Project Funding

Deadline: 24 July 2018 Applicants are invited to submit applications for Darwin Initiative's Main Project Funding which is a competitive grant scheme, to support projects in developing countries. The Darwin Initiative aims to build local capacity to manage local biodiversity and the natural environment for the future, securing the benefits of these natural resources for people. The objective of the Darwin Initiative is to protect and enhance biodiversity and in doing so, to contribute to … [Read more...]

Apply for World Bank Group’s “SDGs & Her Competition” for Women Entrepreneurs!

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The World Bank Group with partnership of Wharton School's Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research, UN Development Programme (UNDP) and UN Women is seeking applications for its "SDGs & Her Competition for Women Entrepreneurs". In 2015, all 193 United Nations member countries signed on to 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to "create the future they want in 2030". Objectives The objectives of the initiative are to: recognize women implementing the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge Fund 2018!

Deadline: 10 July 2018 Applications are now open for the Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge Fund in 2018 (Round 5) which is a key part of the UK’s efforts. It is a competitive grant scheme, open to projects aiming to tackle the illegal wildlife trade in developing countries. The objective of the IWT Challenge Fund is to tackle the illegal wildlife trade and in doing so, to contribute to sustainable development in developing countries, through projects which address one, or more, of the following … [Read more...]

JWH Initiative: Inviting Young People in the Environmental Sector from Developing Countries

Deadline: 1 September 2018 The Joke Waller-Hunter (JWH) Initiative is currently inviting applicants for its grant program. The mission of the JWH Initiative is to provide an accessible and tailored small grant for education and training of individuals who are nominated by their organisation as potential future leaders. In order to promote lasting change towards a more sustainable world the environmental movement is in constant need of inspirational and skilful leadership. Young people working … [Read more...]

GFDRR Call for Proposals: Challenge Fund Round 3

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), the World Bank, the UK Department for International Development (DFID), and the Centre for Global Disaster Protection have launched a new Challenge Fund to pilot and support the development of innovative risk financing mechanisms, and align global innovation with on-the-ground user needs. This Challenge Fund will fund projects that help bring these communities together and strengthen financial resilience in … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 World Forum Democracy to address all forms of Violence against Women

Deadline: 30 May 2018 Are unequal power relations between women and men at the heart of why women are still victims of gender-based violence? Are gender role stereotypes still preventing women from reaching equal treatment in public, political and economic affairs?  Can democracy fix this? If yes, then participate in the All World Forum for Democracy which will focus on issues to resolve specific problems with regards to inequalities between women and men. The forum will take place on … [Read more...]

YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa Program: Identifying and Empowering Young Leaders

Deadline: 4 June 2018 The Young African Leaders Center is currently inviting applicants for its YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa with an aim to promote three models designed to identify and empower young leaders: the YALI Mandela Washington Fellowship, YALI Network, and the Regional Leadership Centers across Africa. Tracks of Study Business and Entrepreneurship Civic Leadership Public Management Eligibility Criteria Competition for the YALI Regional Leadership … [Read more...]

Call for Submissions: 4th Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation

Deadline: 31 May 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for 4th Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation (Guangzhou Award), a platform for the sharing and exchange of successful innovative practices. The Guangzhou Award supports the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and New Urban Agenda (NUA), contributing to the creation of inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable cities and human settlements. The Guangzhou Award is co-sponsored by United Cities and Local … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: Vigor Awards International 2018

Deadline (For the Toronto event): 1 August 2018 Nominations are open for Vigor Awards International 2018 to celebrate, honour, and acknowledge individuals who have made impact in the world by bringing positive changes to, improving, encouraging or empowering other people’s lives. Vigor Awards International seeks to honor those who ordinarily would not receive recognition or be publicly appreciated for their selfless efforts to enhance the lives of people around them, through their unrewarded … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Rural Youth Groups in Agriculture and Agribusiness Related Enterprises

Deadline: 6 June 2018 The Eastern Africa Farmers Federation in partnership with IFAD is calling on rural youth groups in agriculture and agribusiness related enterprises to apply for support to help them access: Technical support to develop enterprise ready investment proposals, Agri-business incubation services and mentorship Potential funders/ investors and other partnership opportuniti The intention of this support is to build existing businesses/start ups run by youth with a … [Read more...]

UN Women Uganda: Women’s Economic Empowerment under the Leadership Empowerment Access and Protection Program in Uganda’s South Sudanese Refugee Crisis

Deadline: 18 June 2018 UN Women Uganda has announced a Call for Proposals from women-led Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) with innovative and high impact programmes on the advancement of gender equality, protection of women’s rights and the empowerment of women to facilitate UN Women’s Leadership, Empowerment, Access and Protection (LEAP) in Uganda’s Refugee Crisis Programme. The objectives of the LEAP programme are: To increase leadership and … [Read more...]