Tree Fund: Seeking Applications for Hyland R. Johns Grant Program

Deadline: 1 April 2017 Tree Fund is seeking applications for its Hyland R. Johns Grant Program, established in 1995 to honor one of the leaders in the arboriculture industry and a founder of the ISA Research Trust. The Hyland R. Johns Grant Program funds longer term research and technology transfer projects that have the potential of benefiting the everyday work of arborists. Funding Information: Projects are expected to be completed within three to five years; with a maximum award … [Read more...]

British Council: Newton Professional Development and Engagement Programme in Brazil

Deadline: 19 February 2017 The British Council is seeking applications for its "Newton Professional Development and Engagement Programme” with an aim to support the professional development and community engagement of Brazilian public and civil society institutions, science museums and botanic gardens, by supporting them to develop or improve specific skills relevant to the social and economic development of Brazil. Thematic Areas Urban Transformations (including human rights, tackling … [Read more...]

IWMF Call for Applications: Reporting Fellowships To The Democratic Republic Of The Congo

Deadline: 21 February 2017 International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is inviting women journalists from all over the world for its Reporting Fellowships to the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The programme will take place in May 2017. Both groups of reporting Fellows will begin their trip in Nairobi, Kenya, where they will complete orientation and Hostile Environments and First Aid Training (HEFAT) May 4 – 7. Fellows then depart for a week of in-country work May 8 – 17 from Lubumbashi … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for International Children’s Peace Prize! Improving Children’s Rights Worldwide

Deadline: 17 March 2017 The KidsRights Foundation is currently inviting applicants for its International Children’s Peace Prize, awarded annually to an exceptional child, whose courageous or otherwise remarkable actions have made a difference in improving children’s rights. The motivation behind the prize is to provide a platform to children to express their ideas and personal involvement in children’s rights. Prize Information The winner receives the statuette 'Nkosi', which shows how … [Read more...]

Request for Proposals: Evaluation of UN Women´s Fund for Gender Equality around the World

Deadline: 7 February 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is seeking proposals for its "Evaluation of UN Women´s Fund for Gender Equality" to achieve gender equality and the empowerment of women. The mandate and functions of UN Women call for the promotion of organizational and UN system accountability on gender equality through evaluation, strengthening evaluation capacities and learning from evaluation, and developing systems to measure … [Read more...]

Start-Up Chile Seed: Acceleration Program for Startups in Chile

Deadline: 7 February 2017 The Chilean Government is seeking applications for its "Start-Up Chile Seed Program" which is executed by Corfo, that attracts world class entrepreneurs in early stage to start their business in Chile, strengthening enterprise environment, supporting the culture of innovation in our country, and connecting with Latam to grow from this region to the world. The goal of the program is to position Chile as the leading innovation and entrepreneurial hub of Latin America. … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2017 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize!

Deadline: 1 March 2017 Jacobs Foundation is seeking nominations for Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize with an aim to award outstanding scientific contributions of individuals from all scholarly disciplines aiming at improving the development and living conditions of children and youth or contributing to one of the Jacobs Foundation’s thematic priorities. This includes, but is not limited to, educational sciences, psychology, economics, sociology, family studies, media studies, linguistics, … [Read more...]

DFID: Supporting Child Protection and Youth Empowerment Projects in Tanzania

Deadline: 30 January 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) Tanzania is in the early design phase of programming on child protection and youth empowerment. This work will be part of a future larger programme on Education and Youth. Objectives DFID Tanzania is hosting an Early Market Engagement meeting on this project to: inform the market of the upcoming opportunity solicit feedback ahead of the development of the Business Case identify whether there are … [Read more...]

The Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation: Seeking Applications for Butterfield Awards Programme

Deadline: Various UK: 31 March 2017 Japan: 28 February 2017 The Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation is seeking applications for its Butterfield Awards Programme to encourage and facilitate exploratory exchanges and collaborations between qualified professionals in Japan and the UK, and the investigation of scientific, clinical, social and economic aspects of medicine in which Japanese and British researchers, practitioners, policy makers, managers and voluntary sector workers may learn from … [Read more...]

DFID Call for Applications: Implementing an Independent Evaluation of the Amplify Programme

Deadline: 15 February 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for implementation of an independent evaluation of the Amplify programme. Owing to the weak evidence base around the use of Human-Centred Design to create development interventions which have the potential for long-term sustainable impact, and the experimental nature of the Amplify programme, it is critical to learn from both success and failure and to develop evidence on the … [Read more...]

DFID: Independent Evaluation of the Supporting Nutrition in Pakistan (SNIP)

Deadline: 1 June 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for Independent Evaluation of the Supporting Nutrition in Pakistan (SNIP). This independent impact evaluation will focus specifically and only on the food fortification component of the SNIP programme.  DFID is primarily interested to learn whether the programme has achieved the intended impacts in improving the nutritional status of women of childbearing age and children and assess … [Read more...]

National Institute of Health: Seeking Applications for Zika Virus (ZIKV) Complications

Deadline: 7 January 2020 The National Institute of Health (NIH) is seeking applications for its Zika Virus (ZIKV) Complications with an aim to provide support for research on Zika virus (ZIKV) and its complications. The participating NIH institutes are issuing this FOA to determine whether ZIKV infection causes microcephaly and other congenital abnormalities in babies and the potential rapid spread of ZIKV to the United States. Priorities (Not Limited) Demonstrate the causative role of … [Read more...]

TWF’s World Development Main Grants: Addressing Sexual and Reproductive Health/Family Planning Programme across UK

Deadline: 5 February 2017 The Waterloo Foundation (TWF) is seeking applications for its World Development Main Grants Programme to address “Sexual and Reproductive Health/Family Planning” with an aim to: Improve access to a range of modern contraceptive methods and wider sexual health and reproductive services, Increase understanding, awareness and demand for family planning services. TWF believes that good sexual and reproductive health enables individuals to have more choices and … [Read more...]

STARTS Prize 2017: Honoring Innovation in Technology, Industry and Society stimulated by the Arts throughout the World

Deadline: 3 March 2017 The European Commission, Ars Electronica, BOZAR and Waag Society are seeking applications for its "STARTS Prize 2017" to select the most pioneering collaborations and results in the field of creativity and innovation at the crossings of science and technology with the arts. Science, Technology and Arts (=STARTS) form a nexus with an extraordinarily high potential for creative innovation. And such innovation is considered to be precisely what’s called for if we’re to … [Read more...]

IUCN Call for Papers: Global Forest and Climate Change Programme (GFCCP)

Deadline: 5 February 2017 International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is inviting applicants for its Global Forest and Climate Change Programme (GFCCP) that will contribute new knowledge and innovative solutions for combatting deforestation while accelerating restoration. Objectives Developing sustainable forest and land use scenarios Upscaling deforestation-free food and commodity production that relies on restoration strategies Achieving private sector … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Action for Equity Award! Recognizing and Rewarding Civic Organisations Combating Inequalities

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The International Inequalities Institute is seeking nominations for its Action for Equity Award, which is an exciting new prize from the Atlantic Fellows programme at the III which aims to recognize and reward the crucial work being advanced by civic organisations to combat inequalities around the world. The award will extend the reach and impact of the Atlantic Fellows programme for Social and Economic Equity, which supports dynamic emerging leaders from … [Read more...]

Frame Call for Applications: Travel Grant for Foreign Art Experts

Deadline: 28 February 2017 Frame is seeking applications for its Travel Grant to promote the international mobility and networking of art experts and to promote the opportunities of Finnish art and artists for international interaction and appearances and the exhibition of Finnish art internationally. The purpose of grants awarded by Frame is based on the strategy of the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture and Frame’s own strategy. Frame is an advocate for Finnish contemporary art. … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country-based Support Scheme to Promote Human Rights in Kenya

Deadline: 2 March 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations for a programme entitled "European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Country-based Support Scheme Kenya" with an aim to contribute to the protection and promotion of human rights in Kenya. Objectives Increased respect of international Human Rights standards by law enforcement and security forces Abolition of the death penalty Size of Grants Any grant … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for UN Public Service Awards 2017! Recognizing Innovation and Excellence in Public Services Worldwide

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The United Nations has begun accepting nominations for the 2017 UN Public Service Awards (UNPSA), aimed at promoting and recognizing innovation and excellence in public services supporting the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the transformative agenda to boost prosperity around the world and ensure that no one is left behind. The United Nations Public Service Awards (UNPSA) recognizes excellence in public service at the global level. … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Addressing Urban Agriculture for Multiple Benefits under EU-China Urbanisation Partnership

Deadline: 14 February 2017 The European Union (EU) is seeking applications for its program "Resource-efficient urban agriculture for multiple benefits – contribution to the EU-China Urbanisation Partnership" to support the development of innovative production systems both conventional and organic and their associated value chains in cooperation with relevant local actors and stakeholders, and according to business models that target economic and social benefits. With increasing urbanisation, … [Read more...]

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