TIAW: Seeking Nominations for 2018 World of Difference Awards

Deadline: 1 November 2018 The International Alliance for Women (TIAW) is seeking nominations for 2018 World of Difference Awards to recognize women, and men, whose efforts have advanced the economic empowerment of women locally, regionally or worldwide. Whether the candidate is working on a small scale in the developing world or making an impact at the topic of the world’s biggest businesses, whether your candidate is well known or an unsung heroine or hero, they want you to tell them the … [Read more...]

Russell Sage Foundation: Seeking LOIs for Behavioral Economics

Deadline: 20 August 2018 The Russell Sage Foundation is seeking letter of inquiries for its program entitled “Behavioral Economics” that support innovative research that uses behavioral insights from psychology, economics, sociology, political science and other social sciences to examine and improve social and living conditions in the United States. The program seeks investigator-initiated research proposals that will broaden their understanding of the social, economic and political … [Read more...]

Russell Sage Foundation/Carnegie Corporation: Seeking Proposals for Immigration and Immigrant Integration

Deadline: 20 November 2018 The Russell Sage Foundation/Carnegie Corporation is seeking proposals for its initiative on “Immigration and Immigrant Integration” to support innovative research on the effects of race, citizenship, legal status and politics, political culture and public policy on outcomes for immigrants and for the native-born of different racial and ethnic groups and generations. For over 25 years, RSF has supported immigration research that has made significant contributions to … [Read more...]

WANGO Awards Program: Honoring Non-Governmental Organizations

Deadline: 15 July 2018 The World Association of Non-Governmental Organizations (WANGO) is seeking nominations for WANGO Awards Program to honor non-governmental organizations from throughout the world that demonstrate extraordinary effort, innovation, leadership, and excellence in providing service to humanity. WANGO not only recognizes prominent international NGOs, but also the smaller, lesser-known NGOs in the least developed countries, whose exemplary service and success may have gone … [Read more...]

The Chrysalis Trust Grant: Supporting UK Registered Charities

Deadline: 15 December 2018 The Chrysalis Trust is currently accepting applications from the UK registered charities providing public benefit. The trust prioritizes less popular and harder to fund projects. The trust provides support for both capital projects and core funding. Priority Areas Relief of poverty and disability Provision of access to shelter, education, healthcare and water Eligibility Criteria All grants are made at the discretion of the trustees without … [Read more...]

Apply for World Bank Group’s “SDGs & Her Competition” for Women Entrepreneurs!

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The World Bank Group with partnership of Wharton School's Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research, UN Development Programme (UNDP) and UN Women is seeking applications for its "SDGs & Her Competition for Women Entrepreneurs". In 2015, all 193 United Nations member countries signed on to 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to "create the future they want in 2030". Objectives The objectives of the initiative are to: recognize women implementing the … [Read more...]

Souter Charitable Trust: Supporting Projects Engaged in the Relief of Human Suffering in United Kingdom

Deadline: 15 June 2018 The Souter Charitable Trust (SCT) is seeking applications for its grant program to support projects engaged in the relief of human suffering in all its aspects in the UK and overseas – especially, but not exclusively, those with a Christian emphasis and ethos. Funding Information Whilst there are no minimum or maximum amounts given an average grant would be a small one off in the region of £1,000 – £3,000. Eligibility Criteria Grants are restricted to UK … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 World Forum Democracy to address all forms of Violence against Women

Deadline: 30 May 2018 Are unequal power relations between women and men at the heart of why women are still victims of gender-based violence? Are gender role stereotypes still preventing women from reaching equal treatment in public, political and economic affairs?  Can democracy fix this? If yes, then participate in the All World Forum for Democracy which will focus on issues to resolve specific problems with regards to inequalities between women and men. The forum will take place on … [Read more...]

Call for Submissions: 4th Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation

Deadline: 31 May 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for 4th Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation (Guangzhou Award), a platform for the sharing and exchange of successful innovative practices. The Guangzhou Award supports the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and New Urban Agenda (NUA), contributing to the creation of inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable cities and human settlements. The Guangzhou Award is co-sponsored by United Cities and Local … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: Vigor Awards International 2018

Deadline (For the Toronto event): 1 August 2018 Nominations are open for Vigor Awards International 2018 to celebrate, honour, and acknowledge individuals who have made impact in the world by bringing positive changes to, improving, encouraging or empowering other people’s lives. Vigor Awards International seeks to honor those who ordinarily would not receive recognition or be publicly appreciated for their selfless efforts to enhance the lives of people around them, through their unrewarded … [Read more...]

European Commission: Seeking Applications on Capacity-Building in the area of Child Rights

Deadline: 31 May 2018 European Commission is seeking applications on "Capacity-building in the area of rights of the child - putting in place robust national or regional integrated mechanisms to support children ageing out of/leaving alternative care". This call aims to fund targeted, practical projects ensuring maximum tangible and demonstrable benefits and impacts on the lives of beneficiaries (i.e. future careleavers). The projects should be practical projects rather than research and … [Read more...]

Apply for the MissionBox Philanthropic Fund’s Grant Program!

Deadline: 31 May 2018 Does Your Nonprofit Make a Positive Impact for Teens? If yes, then apply for this fund. The MissionBox Philanthropic Fund is offering a May 2018, $3,500 cash grant award to a nonprofit or charity, from anywhere in the world, that significantly contributes to the empowerment and/or well-being of teens (13-19 years of age). Focus Areas Specifically, this single $3,500 grant will be awarded to any registered nonprofit or charity that provides services in the following … [Read more...]

Apply for 2018 European Youth Award!

Deadline: 15 July 2018 Applications are open for 2018 European Youth Award that is a pan-European contest to motivate young people, social entrepreneurs, and start-ups to produce digital projects that  will have an impact on society. It demonstrates their potential to create innovative solutions with Internet and Mobile technology addressing the goals defined by the Council of Europe and Europe 2020 as well as the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The annual winner’s event (EYA … [Read more...]

Aziz Foundation’s Grant: Supporting Charitable Activities in United Kingdom

Deadline: 2 July 2018 The Aziz Foundation is seeking applications for its grant program to support charitable activities, usually to registered charities or charitable community groups, but sometimes to other bodies or individuals authorized by the Board of Trustees. The focus of the foundation’s work is in identifying and addressing the challenges faced by disadvantaged communities; developing new leadership from within these communities, and enabling them to participate positively in wider … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for iF Social Impact Prize!

Deadline: 6 June 2018 Nominations are open for iF Social Impact Prize with an aim to publish and support projects that contribute to our society. Applicants are welcome to submit all projects that contribute to solving the most urgent challenges of our time and help to improve conditions – their CSR projects or their active support for a specific aspect of society. Categories End poverty: Since 1990, extreme poverty rates have been cut by 50%. But one in five people in developing … [Read more...]

Civitates Call for Proposals: Addressing the Shrinking Space for Civil Society in Europe

Deadline: 15 June 2018 The newly established fund Civitates has announced its first call focused on encouraging civil society organisations from EU member states and EFTA countries to come together and create national coalitions to address issues related to the shrinking space for civil society in their country. The call will be in two phases. The first phase will provide resources to the initial partners to reach out to potential new partners from different sectors and geographies within one … [Read more...]

Sir Halley Stewart Trust’s Grant: Inviting UK Charitable Organisation

Deadline: 14 June 2018 Sir Halley Stewart Trust is seeking applications for its Grant program to support innovative and pioneering Social, Medical and Religious projects, to enable human flourishing and to prevent suffering. The Trust funds a wide range of organisations to achieve this goal, with grants ranging from one to three years in duration and up to circa £60,000 per project. Types of Project The Trust funds projects that focus on the prevention (rather than the alleviation) of human … [Read more...]

Weavers’ Company Benevolent Fund: Helping Young Disadvantaged People in UK

Deadline: 31 July 2018 The Worshipful Company of Weavers is seeking applications for its Benevolent Fund to support work in the following areas of interest: Young Offenders Prisoners and Ex-prisoners Young disadvantaged people, especially those at risk of criminal involvement The Weavers’ Company Benevolent Fund was set up in 1973 with funds from The Worshipful Company of Weavers, which is the oldest City of London Livery Company and has a history dating back before 1130 … [Read more...]

Applications Open for The Leche Trust Grant Program!

Deadline: 17 August 2018 The Leche Trust is seeking applications from registered Charities for its grant program to support performing arts and conservation projects in United Kingdom. Focus Areas Performing Arts: The Trustees support projects that promote excellence in professional performance in music, dance and theater, with particular emphasis on new work and on the development of young professionals aged 18 or over. Trustees are sympathetic to projects that widen geographical access to … [Read more...]

Burners Without Borders: Annual Community Micro-Grant Program 2018

Deadline: 4 June 2018 Burners Without Borders has launched its Annual Community Micro-Grant Program 2018 to jump-starting creative, civic projects that both grow community and make a positive impact. BWB knows that real change starts at the grassroots level and healthy communities emerge from citizens participating in actively creating the kinds of communities they want to live in. BWB prides itself on accomplishing a lot with very little money by engaging the power of community and innovative … [Read more...]