Nominations Open for Mahathir Science Award!

Deadline: 31 October 2018 Nominations are open for the Mahathir Science Award in recognition of contributions and innovations towards solving problems in the tropics through science and technology and to be awarded to the most deserving based on merit. The Mahathir Science Award (MSA) is established to be Malaysia’s most prestigious international Science Award for tropical sciences, administered by the Mahathir Science Award Foundation (MSAF). Objectives To bestow on scientists, … [Read more...]

AIDF Global Summit: Seeking Nominations for Innovator of the Year Award

Deadline: 3 August 2018 The AIDF Global Summit is currently seeking nominations for its Innovator of the Year Award to celebrate individuals as well as teams who have introduced game-changing initiatives, created research or inventions that have made an impact on the humanitarian aid and development sectors globally over the past year. The aim is to recognise individuals for their inspiring leadership, forward-thinking, creative problem-solving and implementation of innovative programmes that … [Read more...]

Wellcome Trust: Research Fellowships in Humanities and Social Science

Deadline: 11 January 2019 Wellcome Trust is seeking applications for its Research Fellowships in Humanities and Social Science to improve health for everyone by helping great ideas to thrive. Benefits A Research Fellowship is for up to three years, or applicant can hold it part-time over a longer period. An award will not usually be above £275,000. Support includes: a basic salary (determined by their host organisation) personal removal expenses research … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Collaborative Awards in Humanities and Social Science!

Deadline: 9 January 2019 The Wellcome Trust is seeking applications for its Collaborative Awards in Humanities and Social Science to promote the development of new ideas and bring disciplines together to speed the pace of discovery. This scheme funds teams who are tackling major health-related questions in the humanities and social sciences that require a collaborative approach. Funding Information A Collaborative Award is normally in the range of £1 million to £1.5 million, for up to five … [Read more...]

Entries Open for World Bank’s Competition on the Changing Nature of Work!

Deadline: 31 August 2018 Entries are open for the World Bank’s Competition on the Changing Nature of Work. As part of this process, the World Bank has launched a competition for university and college students to submit examples of governments, cities, firms, individuals, or any other actor taking advantage of opportunities created by technology and “the future of work”. Prizes The three best examples will be awarded prizes of $5,000 and be considered for inclusion in the final … [Read more...]

Apply Now for 2018 Gender Just Climate Solutions Awards!

Deadline: 10 September 2018 The Women & Gender Constituency is currently inviting applicants to participate in the 2018 Gender Just Climate Solutions Awards. The Women and Gender Constituency (WGC) is one of the nine stakeholder groups of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Established in 2009, the WGC now consists of 20 women’s and environmental civil society organizations, who are working to ensure that women’s voices and their rights are embedded in all … [Read more...]

European Commission CFPs: Prevent and Combat Racism, Xenophobia and Other Forms of Intolerance

Deadline: 4 October 2018 European Commission is seeking proposals for its programme entitled "Prevent and combat racism, xenophobia and other forms of intolerance". Priorities The call is aimed at supporting projects focusing on preventing and combating racism, xenophobia and other forms of intolerance, by: Improving responses to hate crime and hate speech, including but not limited to means of criminal law. Supporting victims of hate crime and hate speech. Preventing hatred by … [Read more...]

Medical Research Foundation: Emerging Leaders Prize for Adolescent Mental Health Researchers

Deadline: 27 July 2018 The Medical Research Foundation is seeking applications for its Emerging Leaders Prize to recognise outstanding researchers in the early stages of independent research who have already had an impact in their field and have demonstrated their potential to be the research leaders of the future. The 2018 Emerging Leaders prize will be awarded to recognise the work of up to five emerging research leaders who have made significant contributions to research on adolescent … [Read more...]

Apply for NERC Innovation Projects 2018!

Deadline: 26 September 2018 The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) is seeking proposals for its Innovation Projects Open Call. The Innovation Projects open call reflects NERC's vision and emphasis on delivering impact. This call picks up where research grants leave off, supporting translational and knowledge exchange activity and enabling research outputs from research council funded research to be taken further and developed into practical (non-commercial) application, so their … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs in the UK

Deadline: 1 October 2018 Nominations are open for "Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs" to recognise the exceptional spirit and business ability of disabled entrepreneurs. The Stelios Award is a business award run in partnership with the Stelios Philanthropic Foundation. It welcomes start-ups, social enterprises and companies which are already up and running. Prize Information Each of their five finalists win £10,000 with the winner recieving an extra £20,000 to help kickstart … [Read more...]

European Commission CFPs: Supporting National or Transnational Projects on Non-discrimination and Roma Integration

Deadline: 9 October 2018 European Commission is inviting proposals for its Grant program entitled “Support National or Transnational Projects on Non-discrimination and Roma Integration” to co-fund national or transnational projects tackling at least one of the following grounds of discrimination of Art. 19 TFEU: racial or ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation. Aims Fighting against discrimination based on sexual orientation in society and promoting the … [Read more...]

empowering people. Award 2019: Inviting Social Entrepreneurs and Developers from across the World

Deadline: 31 October 2018 Siemens Stiftung has launched empowering people. Award 2019, calling on social entrepreneurs and developers from across the world to submit their projects with impact. The award identifies and supports low-tech solutions that address crucial basic needs sectors in developing regions. Technologies entering the competition should be simple, feasible, embedded in a social business model, and deliver sustainable support to a local community in one of the following eight … [Read more...]

Applications Open for DADI Foundation Awards to support Democracy!

Deadline: 31 July 2018 Applications are open for the DADI Foundation Awards to harness technology to support democracy. This opportunity will help to shape a paradigm shift enabling truly transparent and accountable governance in an era where we are at risk of more elections but ever decreasing democracy. The successful team will do an initial diagnostics session with tech and project management experts to identify specific support needs. Depending on their needs the foundation will offer the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for The European Changemaker Camp!

Deadline: 5 August 2018 Do you want to stand up and take action for human rights and climate justice? If yes, then join the European Changemaker Camp. The European Changemaker Camp is a three-day camp that will be filled with participatory creative sessions, and together with around 300 friends and professionals from Europe they will share skills and know-how. Through workshops and training sessions, applicant will learn how to defend human rights and the climate regardless of where the … [Read more...]

Submit Entries for Thomson Foundation’s Young Journalist Award 2018!

Deadline: 17 August 2018 The Thomson Foundation, in partnership with the UK Foreign Press Association (FPA), is inviting young journalists from around the world for its Young Journalist Award 2018. The Young Journalist Award is Thomson Foundation’s annual journalism competition, dedicated to finding and inspiring ambitious young journalists from across the globe. Their work is then scrutinised by a judging panel at Thomson Foundation and then by independent FPA judges. The three finalists … [Read more...]

UK contributes £9.1 Million to support WFP Operations in Malawi

United Kingdom government has made two generous contributions totalling £9.1 million (USD 12 million) to support WFP operations in Malawi. This funding will support a multi-sectoral approach to addressing malnutrition and building resilience. Of this amount, £2.3 million will provide nutritional supplies for the treatment of moderate acute malnutrition among 87,000 people including children, and pregnant and breastfeeding mothers, between June 2018 and March 2019. The remaining £6.8 million … [Read more...]

AI for Earth Program: Seeking Proposals from all over the World

Deadline: 8 October 2018 The National Geographic Society (NGS) and Microsoft’s AI for Earth program are seeking proposals to support the exploration of how Artificial intelligence (AI) can help us understand, engage, and protect the planet. The grants will support the creation and deployment of open source trained models and algorithms that are available to other environmental researchers and innovators and thereby have the potential to provide exponential impact. Core Areas To qualify, … [Read more...]

Matrix Causes Fund: Supporting the Needs of Vulnerable Persons in UK

Deadline: 17 September 2018 Applications Open for Matrix Causes Fund to provide support to organisations which promote access to justice (particularly for people trying to get support to meet their basic personal needs), or promote equality of opportunity, or promote a sustainable environment. The Matrix Causes Fund is a charitable fund administered by Matrix. Since 2003 they have committed over £950,000 to national and international charitable causes. Funding Information The MCF will only … [Read more...]

khyentse Foundation: Seeking Applications for Ashoka Grants

Deadline: 15 August 2018 The khyentse Foundation is seeking applications for its Ashoka Grants to preserve and promote the Dharma and working to increase Dharma activity around the world in creative and long-lasting ways. This program identifies and supports organizations and individuals working to increase Dharma activity around the world. The Foundation is a nonprofit organization founded in 2001 by Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche to support all traditions of Buddhist study and practice. Since … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for European Citizenship Awards 2018!

Deadline: 9 September 2018 If you or your acquaintances know about any individual, initiative or social enterprise that deserves better visibility and genuinely acts for European values, it is your chance to make them widely known! Nominations are now open for the European Citizenship Awards 2018 which is a joint initiative between the European Civic Forum and Volonteurope, two European networks which promote active citizenship and recognition of the importance of social justice to the … [Read more...]