European Commission launches CFPs for a Pilot Project in the Field of Media Self-Regulation

Deadline: 17 April 2019 With a view to protecting media freedom and pluralism and to promoting media professionalism, the European Commission is launching a Call for Proposals for a Pilot Project in the field of media self-regulation. The project will study and map the activities of media self-regulatory bodies in the EU. Via the creation of a collaborative platform, it will also help media councils face the challenges posed by digital developments and help them adapt to the latter. It … [Read more...]

European Social Innovation Competition: Foster Sustainable and Inclusive Growth in Europe

Deadline: 4 April 2019 The European Social Innovation Competition is looking for ideas and projects that reduce plastic waste and littering through changing and improving existing processes or through introducing brand-new products and initiatives. The Competition calls all Europeans to come up with solutions to the problems affecting our society. The European Social Innovation Competition (EUSIC) is a challenge prize run by the European Commission across all Horizon 2020 associated countries … [Read more...]

European Commission announces Horizon Impact Award

Deadline: 28 May 2019 European Commission has announced Horizon Impact Award in contributing towards transformative impacts on the economy, society and policy-making. This action aims to illustrate the wider socio-economic benefits of the EU investment in R&I and to encourage project beneficiaries to best manage and use their research results. Prize Information In particular, five winners will be selected by the evaluation jury for their achievements. The prizes are monetary … [Read more...]

Franklin Furnace Fund for Early Career Artists around the World

Deadline: 1 April 2019 Franklin Furnace is seeking applications for its Franklin Furnace Fund which awards grants annually to early career artists to enable them to produce major performance art works in New York. The Franklin Furnace Fund is supported in 2019-20 by Jerome Foundation and the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. The Franklin Furnace Fund 2019-2020 is supported by Jerome Foundation and the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs in … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Implementation of UK-India Infrastructure Policy Fund Programme

Deadline: 23 April 2019 Applications are open for Implementation of UK-India Infrastructure Policy Fund (IPF) Programme with an aim to tackle key bottlenecks in the business environment by strengthening public and private sector capacity to negotiate, structure and manage projects; develop and test new financial products; develop policy-relevant analytical products, including on global and local lessons and best practices; and support dissemination of policy and investor-related information … [Read more...]

EU announces Civil Society Organisations (CSO) as Actors of Governance, Human Rights and Development Work

Deadline: 14 May 2019 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled "Civil Society Organisations (CSO) as Actors of Governance, Human Rights and Development Work". Lots & Priorities Lot 1: Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) The specific objective is to strengthen the capacity of Rwandan civil society organisations to perform their roles as independent development actors more effectively. Priority Areas Actions … [Read more...]

Submit Your Ideas and Projects for Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition 2019

Deadline: 31 July 2019 Applicants are invited to submit their ideas and projects for Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition 2019 which is a global programme to empower young entrepreneurs to create a sustainable world. This global platform empowers young entrepreneurs (age 15-35) from around the world to engage in a more peaceful world. Participants are invited to submit their innovative ideas and projects with a societal impact, which champion and implement one or more of the 17 … [Read more...]

Apply for Stanley Thomas Johnson Foundation’s Conflict and Violence Grant Program

Deadline: 12 July 2019 The Stanley Thomas Johnson Foundation is inviting applicants for its "Conflict and Violence Grant Program" to protect the lives, safety, dignity and physical and mental well-being of these people. The projects they back deal primarily with the causes, attendant circumstances and consequences of violence, and include: protection for civilians, especially displaced persons and refugees psychosocial assistance and rehabilitation of the victims of war and … [Read more...]

Help the Homeless Grant to Support Homeless Charities throughout the UK

Deadline: 15 June 2019 Help The Homeless is currently seeking applications from small and medium-sized charitable organisations for its grant program with an aim to help homeless people return to the community and enabling them to resume a normal life. Help The Homeless is a cost efficient charity with very small overheads, and so is able to distribute a large proportion of its funds to the wide range of organisations nationwide that help some of the UK’s most disadvantaged … [Read more...]

Apply for Joint Research and Development Program in the UK and South Korea

Deadline: 5 June 2019 Applications are open for joint funding competition for R&D projects under the EUREKA programme. This will support collaborative, business led research and development (R&D) projects, which should result in a new product, industrial process or service. Projects must be innovative and involve a technological risk. Focus Areas Proposals must focus on one or both of the following technology areas: advanced materials for transport (air, land and … [Read more...]

4th Sunhak Peace Prize for Individuals & Organizations to Make the World Better for Future Generations

Deadline: 31 May 2019 The Sunhak Peace Prize Committee is seeking nominations for the 4th Sunhak Peace Prize to honor individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to peace and human development, working to resolve conflict and restore balance to the relationship between humanity and the natural environment. The Sunhak Peace Prize awards distinguished individuals or organizations that have contributed significantly to peace and the welfare of future generations … [Read more...]

ASEF Call for Proposals to Informal ASEM Seminar on Human Rights

Deadline: 1 May 2019 The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) is seeking proposals for its Informal Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Seminar on Human Rights that promotes mutual understanding and co-operation between Europe and Asia in the area of political dialogue, particularly on human rights issues. Purposes The overall purpose of the exercise will be to: Assess the evolution, relevance, impact and effectiveness of the human rights project series (also the effectiveness of ASEF as the … [Read more...]

Apply for Human Rights Monitoring and Safety and Security Training for Human Rights Defenders

Deadline: 29 March 2019 The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) is offering a five-day training event on human rights monitoring and safety and security for human rights defenders (HRDs). Thematic Areas human rights of Roma and Sinti, human rights of people of African descent, environmental protection issues The event will take place in Montenegro from 27 to 31 May 2019, and will cover the human rights monitoring cycle and principles; physical … [Read more...]

“20th University on Youth and Development Activity” for Youth-led and Youth-oriented Organisations

Deadline: 30 March 2019 Applications are open for "20th University on Youth and Development Activity" which is an activity facilitated and coordinated by the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe in partnership with the Spanish Institute for Youth (INJUVE), the European Youth Forum (YFJ), the Spanish Youth Council (CJE) and other youth serving organisations within the Network on Youth and Global Citizenship. The UYD is a framework event where different youth-led and youth-oriented … [Read more...]

The Triangle Trust’s Development Grant Scheme is now open for submission

Deadline: 7 May 2019 The Triangle Trust 1949 Fund is currently inviting applicants for its Development grant program to support organisations working with carers. Development Grant Scheme provides core funding to support organisations to implement a step change in their development and therefore build increased sustainability for the future.  They are open minded on the type of initiatives applicants may wish to develop in order to increase their sustainability. Funding … [Read more...]

Applications Open for IWMF’s Reporting Grants For Women’s Stories

Deadline: 21 April 2019 Applications are now open for the IWMF’s Reporting Grants for Women’s Stories, sponsored by The Secular Society, is a funding initiative supporting journalism produced by and about women. In an era of increased globalization, the need for varied coverage of gendered topics is critical to a free and representative press. These grants support reporting on untold stories surrounding issues that impact women and girls’ daily lives worldwide. The IWMF’s Reporting … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals to Support Human Rights in Namibia 2019

Deadline: 30 April 2019 The European Union (EU) is seeking proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “EU Support to Human Rights in Namibia 2019” to contribute to the protection and promotion of human rights in Namibia. Objectives Lot 1: "To contribute to the promotion and protection of women's and children’s rights, targeting specifically gender based violence". Lot 2: "To contribute to the protection and promotion of cultural rights, with special attention to … [Read more...]

Henley & Partners announces Global Citizen Award 2019

Deadline: 5 June 2019 Global residence and citizenship advisory firm Henley & Partners has announced the call for nominations for its annual Global Citizen Award.Entering into its fifth year, this unique international accolade honors remarkable individuals tackling the global challenges affecting humanity today. Nominations are open to those who demonstrate vision, courage, and innovation in driving global change, and whose work has a directly positive impact on the lives of people in … [Read more...]

European Commission’s Call for Proposal to Support NGOs Primarily Active in the Areas of Environment and Climate Action

Deadline: 3 June 2019 European Commission is inviting proposal to promote better environmental and climate governance by broadening stakeholder involvement, including NGOs, in policy consultation and implementation. The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, acting under powers delegated by the European Commission, invites non-governmental organisations (NGOs) which are primarily active in the areas of environment and/or climate action and which have an … [Read more...]

Apply for EU’s Increased Transparency and Accountability in PFM Grant Program

Deadline: 29 April 2019 The European Union is currently accepting applications for Increased transparency and accountability in PFM Grant Program to strengthen evidence gathering, analysis and communication of findings to provide viable policy options as well as to professionalise the PFM practitioners in Malawi. Priorities Area Priority/Lot 1: Follow up and analysis of key budget cycle events at national and local level Priority/Lot 2: Academic research: building robust evidence … [Read more...]