National Geographic Society Call for Applications for Early Career Grant

Deadline: 10 July 2019 The National Geographic Society is inviting applications for 'Early Career Grant' which is designed to offer less experienced individuals an opportunity to lead a project. The National Geographic Society is currently offering Explorers a variety of funding opportunities in the fields of conservation, education, research, storytelling, or technology. All proposed projects must be novel and exploratory, and be of broad interest. National Geographic Society grant-funded … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society announces RFPs for Documening Human Migrations

Deadline: 10 July 2019 The National Geographic Society has announced request for proposals for "Documening Human Migrations" to Support impactful projects that – through education or storytelling – seek to increase understanding of and acceptance of migrants and migrant communities. These migrations are challenging social bonds and resource allocations across the world, motivating political agendas and potential backlash, but also creating new and dynamic multicultural … [Read more...]

Apply for Young Health Programme Scholarship 2019

Deadline: 25 May 2019 Applications are open for the Young Health Programme Scholarship 2019 to engage and empower young people with information so that they can make healthy choices today that will lead to better health later in life. This year, AstraZeneca is collaborating with One Young World to offer 18 scholarships to inspiring young leaders to attend the One Young World Summit 2019 in London, United Kingdom. The successful scholars will join 7 other YHP youth delegates who are already … [Read more...]

Social Impact Award Uganda for Young Entrepreneurs 2019

Deadline: 17 May 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for the 2019 Social Impact Award to support young innovators in building social enterprises that address the most challenging issues of the time. Benefits Three winners will be selected; two (2) Best Upcoming social ventures and one People’s Choice Award. The Best Upcoming social ventures are selected by a team of jury after a jury presentation and each will win $500 for implementing their ideas and a fully paid expense trip to … [Read more...]

2019 Paradigm Initiative Digital Rights and Inclusion Media Fellowship is now open

Deadline: 6 May 2019 Applications are open for the 2019 Paradigm Initiative Digital Rights and Inclusion Media Fellowship. The Fellowship is a 4-month program designed to immerse outstanding, early career, journalists in digital rights and digital inclusion advocacy – and intervention efforts – in Africa. Selected journalists will work with Paradigm Initiative on various projects and contribute to improving public understanding of digital rights and inclusion issues. Components … [Read more...]

Minor Foundation for Major Challenges inviting Applicants from all over the World

Deadline: 7 June 2019 The Minor Foundation for Major Challenges (MFMC) is inviting applicants from all over the world to fund communication projects which mitigate anthropogenic climate change. The board grants support to the projects they believe have the greatest impact on influencing public opinion and increasing political support for cutting green house gas emissions. Goals The Foundation’s objective is to promote efforts to protect the natural environment, primarily through … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Absa L’Atelier Art Competition 2019

Deadline: 31 May 2019 Applications are Open for Absa L'Atelier Art Competition 2019 that rewards young visual artists, aged 21 to 40, with the opportunity to develop their talents abroad. The Absa L’Atelier art competition is hosted annually by Absa in partnership with the South African National Association for the Visual Arts (SANAVA). Prize There are four prizes for the 2019 competition: the main prize for the winner of each Group; and the Gerard Sekoto Award for a South African … [Read more...]

Comic Relief launches “Ahead Of The Game: Sport And Mental Health” Funding Call

Deadline: 31 May 2019 Comic Relief has launched a funding call entitled "Ahead Of The Game: Sport And Mental Health" with two aims: Firstly, it aims to support new or existing work that combines sports based approaches with quality mental health support to reduce distress and/or improve mental wellbeing. Secondly, it aims to contribute to the growing body of evidence by learning from projects about what approaches are effective for whom, in what contexts. The fund will support work … [Read more...]

Money Trail offers Working Grants for African, Asian and European Journalists

Deadline: 25 June 2019 In Money Trail, Journalismfund.eu offers working grants for African, Asian and European journalists to investigate cross-border illicit financial flows, tax abuse and corruption in Africa, Asia and Europe. Grants are awarded to journalists solely by Journalismfund.eu, with no input or oversight at any stage from the consortium as a whole. Money Trail exists because countries throughout the world lose billions of dollars through tax abuse, money laundering and … [Read more...]

One Young World seeking Applications for Audi Environmental Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: 3 May 2019 Are you eager to join an international discussion of issues like sustainability and the environment? Would you like to build an international network and gain insight into how other people think? If yes, then apply for the Audi Environmental Foundation Scholarship 2019. The Audi Environmental Foundation actively supports research into new technologies and scientific methods for a liveable future. Its stated goal is to make a contribution to environmental protection and … [Read more...]

Goethe-Zentrum offering Funding for Locally Based Projects in Uganda

Deadline: 31 July 2019 Goethe-Zentrum Kampala/ Ugandan German Cultural Society (UGCS) is accepting applications to offer funding for locally based projects in the different fields of art and culture. Three selected applicants will receive 2.000.000 UGX to implement their project in the course of 2019. Disciplines This call for projects targets the following disciplines: Visual Arts Performance Art Photography Fashion Design Digital Arts Film/ Video Art Literature Theatre … [Read more...]

Apply for 2019 Miss.Africa Digital Seed Fund Round IV

Deadline: 2 July 2019 Miss.Africa Initiative led by DCA Academy has announced a Seed Fund in Africa that will offer grants to support women and girls in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields to launch or expand their own initiatives that will increase their digital opportunities in IT related training, jobs and leadership roles. The program is interested in learning about successful activities that are currently supporting women and girls in STEM, and through … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Agri-tech Catalyst Round 8

Deadline: 29 May 2019 Applications are open for Agri-tech Catalyst round 8: agriculture and food systems innovation to increase the pace of development of agricultural and food systems innovation and its uptake by farmers and food systems actors in Africa. UK businesses and research organisations can apply for a share of up to £3 million from DFID for projects with partners in eligible African countries. Themes integrating smallholders into global and local supply chains … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2019 Takeda Young Entrepreneurship Award

Deadline: 28 June 2019 Nominations are open for 2019 Takeda Young Entrepreneurship Award that will be given to the individuals who are pursuing the most creative and promising projects with a high potential for enhancing the well being of people at the site. The Award targets young entrepreneurs or entrepreneurial individuals who challenge technological or social needs in the real world. The Takeda Foundation believes that the challenging activities of young individuals trying to address … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for UNESCO-Hamdan bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Prize

Deadline: 31 October 2019 The sixth edition of the UNESCO-Hamdan bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Prize for Outstanding Practice and Performance in Enhancing the Effectiveness of Teachers has opened the call for nominations. The prize is awarded every two years and it recognizes initiatives that contribute to improving educational practices around the world, with priority given to developing countries and to marginalized and disadvantaged communities. The winners are selected by an International … [Read more...]

Dining for Women Grant to Foster Good Health, Education and Economic Self-Sufficiency in Developing Countries

Deadline: 24 April 2019 Dining for Women is accepting Letters of Intent (LOIs) for its grant program to support grassroots international organizations empowering women and girls living in extreme poverty. The foundation funds projects that foster good health, education, and economic self-sufficiency in developing countries. They are devoted to educating and inspiring individuals to make a difference and fight global poverty through the power of collective giving. Priority … [Read more...]

Spencer Foundation inviting Lyle Spencer Research Awards to Transform Education

Deadline: 22 May 2019 Spencer Foundation is inviting applicants for its Lyle Spencer Research Awards to support to intellectually ambitious research projects oriented to improving the practice of education. Funding Information The Budgets between $525,000 and $1 million and project durations of up to five years. Eligibility Criteria Proposals to the Lyle Spencer Research Awards must be for academic research projects that aim to study education. Proposals for activities other … [Read more...]

UNESCO Creative Cities Network 2019 is now open for Submissions

Deadline: 30 June 2019 The 2019 Call for Applications of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network is now open to foster international cooperation within and across cities of the world that have invested in culture and creativity as a strategic lever for sustainable urban development. The UNESCO Creative Cities bring a concrete contribution to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda through policy-making and grass-root projects promoting the … [Read more...]

The Konosuke Matsushita Memorial Foundation accepting Applications for Research Grant in the Areas of Humanities and Social Science

Deadline: 9 May 2019 The Konosuke Matsushita Memorial Foundation is accepting applications for its research grant that provide funds to excellent research activities in the areas of humanities and social science. Targeted Research Areas of Research Research activities in the areas of humanities and social science which are expected to contribute to achieving the goal of the Foundation, by promoting "international understanding" by solving various issues which exist between … [Read more...]

Expo 2020 Dubai: An International Call For ‘Best Practices for a Better 2030’

Deadline: 30 May 2019 Expo 2020 Dubai’s platform to showcase projects that have provided tangible solutions to the world’s biggest challenges. It will highlight simple but effective initiatives, which localise the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and can be adapted, replicated, and scaled to achieve an enhanced global impact. The international call for projects aims to recognise and enhance the visibility of impactful and integrated development practices at Expo 2020, a global … [Read more...]

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