Nesta’s Open Up Challenge: Inviting Innovative UK Small Businesses to Win up to £5m!

Deadline: 31 May 2017 Nesta's Challenge Prize Centre, with the support of the CMA  is currently seeking applications for its Open Up Challenge. The Open Up Challenge is run independently by Nesta's Challenge Prize Centre, with backing from the CMA and funding from eight of the UK’s largest providers of SME banking - Barclays, HSBC, Lloyds Banking Group, RBS, Santander, AIB Group (UK) p.l.c, Bank of Ireland UK and Danske Bank. Benefits Winners receive: Cash awards. In the innovation … [Read more...]

The Guardian Foundation: Assisting Students with Scott Trust Bursary Scheme in the UK

Deadline: 2 April 2017 The Guardian Foundation is currently seeking applications for its Scott Trust Bursary Scheme, offering a number of bursaries each year for aspiring journalists to study for a postgraduate qualification in newspaper, web or broadcast journalism. The primary aim of these bursary awards is to assist students who face financial difficulty in attaining the qualifications needed to pursue a career in media. Benefits A bursary pays for tuition fees and provides a subsistence … [Read more...]

Youth III Call for Projects: Supporting Decentralized Cooperation in Vocational Training for Young People

Deadline: 17 April 2017 The Franco-Argentine has announced a joint call for projects "Youth III" with an aim to support decentralized cooperation in the areas of vocational training for young people and international and European mobility in volunteer programmes. Project Components Vocational training for young people: vocational training aims on the one hand to encourage the mobility of apprentices and young people in vocational training between training establishments located in the … [Read more...]

Apply for Thomson Reuters Foundation’s Programme for Journalists: Reporting after the Epidemic

Deadline: 20 March 2017 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is currently seeking applications from the journalists for its new programme- Reporting after the Epidemic. The programme aims to work with independent journalists to explore the Ebola outbreak issue in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone in 2014 and 2015. The programme will feature an intensive workshop in Freetown, Sierra Leone bringing together journalists from all three countries. This will take place in June 2017 (dates TBC). It will … [Read more...]

British Embassy in Amman Call for Bids: 2017 – 2018 Arab Partnership Fund

Deadline: 8 March 2017 The British Embassy in Amman is pleased to announce the call for bids 2017- 2018 under the Arab Partnership Fund. This fund is available for bodies legally registered to work in Jordan, but not for individuals. Themes The fund is designed to support implementation of sustainable impact projects in Jordan that fall under the following priority themes: Youth participation in local governance in Jordan Empowerment of youth as agents of change within the framework … [Read more...]

National Institutes of Health: Interaction of HIV and Neurodevelopment of Children in Resource-Limited Settings

Deadline: 21 April 2017 The National Institutes of Health is seeking applications for its program entitled " Interaction of HIV and Neurodevelopment of Children in Resource-Limited Settings: Improving Assessments" to focus on the development and/or improvement of tools and/or materials for the neurodevelopmental assessment of cognitive functioning of children, and their implementation in resource-limited settings with high rates of HIV. The importance of non-invasive assessment of child … [Read more...]

DST Call for Proposals: India-UK Water Quality Research Programme

Deadline: 30 March 2017 India’s Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the UK’s Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) invite proposals to a new 3-year research programme to improve water quality by providing a better understanding of the sources and fate of different pollutants and by supporting the development of management strategies and technologies to reduce pollution levels. The UK component of the programme has a … [Read more...]

NORFACE Call for Proposals: Transformations to Sustainability in the Field of Humanities and Social Sciences

Deadline: 5 April 2017 The Belmont Forum and NORFACE launch the Programme ”Transformations to Sustainability” (acronym: T2S). T2S will contribute to re-structuring the broad field of sustainability research by placing social science and humanities at the heart of interdisciplinary research in a step change in scale and scope for research programming on this topic. Co-production of knowledge and research problem formulation is considered to be critical to the process of societal … [Read more...]

Motorola Solutions Foundation Grants: Inviting International Organisations to Submit Inquiries

Deadline: 3 March 2017 The 2017 Motorola Solutions Foundation grant program is currently open and invites inquiry requests for public safety and/or technology education programming for international organizations and institutions. The Motorola Solutions Foundation is the charitable and philanthropic arm of Motorola Solutions, originally founded in 1953. With employees located around the globe, Motorola Solutions seeks to benefit the communities where it operates. The company achieves this by … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Hans Hartwig Ruthenberg-Graduate-Award!

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The Foundation Fiat Panis is currently inviting applicants for its Hans Hartwig Ruthenberg-Graduate-Award to contribute to the improvement of the food situation in countries with food deficits by supporting development oriented scientific research in Germany. Therefore the support of scientists seems particularly important to them. The foundation decided to intensify the support of qualified young scientists by honouring excellent diploma and master theses in the field … [Read more...]

British Embassy Panama City Call for Bids 2017: Panama Programme Fund

Deadline: 19 March 2017 British Embassy Panama City is seeking applications for its Panama Programme Fund to create the right conditions for growth in Panama, seeking to deliver real, measurable outcomes in support of development in the country. Funding Information Typical projects should range in value between £20,000 and £60,000 (with a minimum bid size of £5,000) and should aim to work with organizations from the government, civil society and the private sector. Projects must have … [Read more...]

The British Embassy Amman: Seeking Concept Notes for Bilateral Programme Fund in Jordan

Deadline: 8 March 2017 The British Embassy in Amman is accepting Concept notes for the fiscal year 2017- 2018 under the Bilateral Programme Fund (BPB). The fund is designed to support implementation of sustainable impact projects that support implementation of Jordan’s Third National Action Plan 2016-2018 under the Open Government Partnership Initiative. Funding Information Bids should not exceed the value of £200,000, two hundred thousand pounds sterling. This year the embassy will … [Read more...]

Apply for 2017 GlobalGiving Accelerator: Inviting Non-Profits Worldwide to achieve Crowdfunding Success

Deadline: 3 May 2017 The GlobalGiving is now accepting applications from eligible nonprofits for the June 2017 “GlobalGiving Accelerator” in order to build skills, access tools, and grow their base of supporters to achieve crowdfunding success. The GlobalGiving Accelerator is a virtual training program and crowdfunding campaign that will help to take fundraising to the next level. Following an optional two-week training curriculum, participating organizations must raise at least $5,000 total … [Read more...]

Apply for Fast Forward’s Accelerator Program: Inviting Tech Nonprofits to Receive Grants of up to $25,000

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Applications are open for Fast Forward’s accelerator program, a 13 weeks of training program with connections to 100 high-caliber mentors. 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 … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for the Stop Slavery Award! Recognising Concrete Steps Towards Eradication of Forced Labour

Deadline: 13 August 2017 Applications are open for the Stop Slavery Award, launched by the Thomson Reuters Foundation, as an action resulting from the 2015 Trust Women Conference. The initiative recognises companies that have taken concrete steps to eradicate forced labour from their supply chains. The aim is to create a virtuous cycle, a positive paradigm to demonstrate that business can play a critical role in putting an end to modern-day slavery worldwide. The Stop Slavery Award gives … [Read more...]

Environmental Respect Awards: Promoting Environmentalism in Agriculture to Industry and General Public

Deadline: 13 March 2017 Entries are open for Environmental Respect Awards program in order to encourage and honor excellence in stewardship, educate retailers and distributors around the world on safe business practices, and promote environmentalism in agriculture to the industry and to the general public. Objectives To honor fertilizer/ag chemical retailers who are preserving and protecting the environment by operating their businesses in an environmentally sound manner to the benefit … [Read more...]

Apply for URBACT Good Practice Call: Inviting Cities to Share Good Practices in the Field of Sustainable Integrated Urban Development

Deadline: 31 March 2017 URBACT has launched a Good Practice Call, not only a practice that is good, but a practice that has been proven to work well by ensuring desired results, and could be recommended as a model. An URBACT Good Practice will follow the key principles of the programme around sustainable development as a main orientation for driving change in cities towards the sustainable urban living. Practices should address issues which are widely faced by European cities and offer some … [Read more...]

IFDD Call for Projects: Contributing to Achievement of Sustainable Development Objectives

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Francophone Institute for Sustainable Development (IFDD), a subsidiary body of the International Organization of La Francophonie (OIF) has launched the call for projects of Objective 2030 initiative with an aim to promote concrete progress in Sustainable development through the implementation of the Sustainable Development Program to 2030. The project seeks to support innovative actions and solutions that combine social inclusion and progress Economic and protection … [Read more...]

European Public Sector Award 2017: An Innovative Public Sector in 2017 – New Solutions to Complex Challenges

Deadline: 13 April 2017 The European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA) - with the institutional and financial support of 10 European public sector partners from different levels of government - invites applications for the sixth biennial European Public Sector Award (EPSA) 2017. Under the overarching theme An Innovative Public Sector in 2017 - New Solutions to Complex Challenges, EPSA 2017 seeks to showcase and reward those cases submitted by public administrations which have … [Read more...]

EU-Building Resilience: Education Opportunities in Fragile and Crisis Affected Environments

Deadline: 6 April 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a programme entitled "Building Resilience: Education Opportunities in Fragile and Crisis Affected Environments” to maintain and contribute to improved access to quality basic education (pre-school, primary and lower secondary education) for children in fragile and crisis-affected environments. Priority Areas Safe learning environments Teaching and learning Research, data … [Read more...]

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