Facebook: Seeking Proposals for Global Literacy & Accessibility Challenge Grants

Deadline: 25 July 2018 In order to better understand and address global literacy and accessibility issues, Facebook is currently inviting the academic community to respond to a call for research proposals in the field of literacy and accessibility. Grants will be awarded for both qualitative and quantitative research proposals including, but not limited to: Novel, scalable methods on accessing individual or population literacy levels. Understanding the experiences and challenges … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: 2018 Takeda Young Entrepreneurship Award

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The Takeda Foundation has announced a call for applications for its 2018 Takeda Young Entrepreneurship Award that will be given to the individuals who propose the most creative and promising projects with a high potential for enhancing the well being of people at the site. The Award targets young entrepreneurs or entrepreneurial individuals who challenge technological or social needs in the real world. The Takeda Foundation believes that the challenging activities of … [Read more...]

Entries Open for The Liveability Challenge!

Deadline: 25 May 2018 All thinkers, dreamers, innovators and problem solvers from all over the world are welcome to submit their ideas for The Liveability Challenge. The Liveability Challenge is a global platform to identify and accelerate the implementation of solutions to urban challenges, and the first-ever edition is searching for solutions to waste management and sustainable cooling. Challenge Information Finalists of The Liveability Challenge will receive support to hone their … [Read more...]

Nature Research Awards: Inspiring Science and Innovating Science

Deadline: 11 June 2018 Nominations are open for "Nature Research Awards” to celebrate and support the achievements of leading women in science and of those who have encouraged girls and young women to engage with STEM subjects around the world. Types of Award In 2018, they are launching two new Nature Research Awards: Inspiring Science Award 2018: The Inspiring Science Award welcomes nominations of exceptional scientists who self-identify as female and who are within 10 years of … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Supporting Local Authorities in Georgia 2018

Deadline: 1 June 2018 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Support to Local Authorities in Georgia 2018” to enhance Local Authorities' contributions to good governance and sustainable development processes at the local level. Priorities Enhancement of LAs capacities to execute their mandate in line with inclusive, transparent and participatory governance principles to respond adequately to citizens' needs. … [Read more...]

Hilden Charitable Fund: Addressing the Needs and Potential of Girls and Women

Deadline: 6 June 2018 The Hilden Charitable Fund is currently inviting applications to award grants to projects both in the UK and in developing countries with an aim to address disadvantages, notably by supporting causes which are less likely to raise funds from public subscriptions. Priority Areas In the UK: Hilden’s grant making priorities are: Homelessness, Penal Affairs, Asylum Seekers and Refugees, and Community Based initiatives for Disadvantaged Young People Aged 16 to 25. … [Read more...]

Silk Routes Facility Call for Proposals: Funding Migration Management in Asia

Deadline: 12 June 2020 The Silk Routes Facility has launched a Call for Proposals (CfP) for migration management projects in five Silk Routes as well as five Central Asian countries that aims to support initiatives to improve migration management in the following ten countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Iran, Iraq, and Pakistan, as well as Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. The project aims at maximizing the development potential of migration and mobility within … [Read more...]

Apply for Science for Nature and People Partnership (SNAPP) Funding Program!

Deadline: 6 June 2018 The Science for Nature and People Partnership (SNAPP) has announced its 2018 Request for Proposals to convene interdisciplinary teams and invites you to be a part of the solution. The Science for Nature and People Partnership (SNAPP) takes on this key challenge and believes that successful solutions cannot be achieved by a single organization acting alone. SNAPP aims to deliver innovative science in a practical form that can be rapidly adopted by its intended audiences … [Read more...]

Rosa’s Voices from the Frontline Round 3: Supporting Women’s Organisations in UK

Deadline: 29 May 2018 Rosa is pleased to open the third round of their flagship grants programme, Voices from the Frontline. Voices from the Frontline support women’s organisations to shine a light on their fight for gender equality in the UK. It resources advocacy, campaigning and activists with lived experience of injustice and inequality – giving voice especially to women facing intersecting disadvantages including race, class, sexuality, disability, poverty or migration status. The … [Read more...]

ChangemakerXchange Paris: Changemakers Impacting Rural Communities

Deadline:  30 April 2018 Are you the leader or co-founder of a social venture based in Europe that focuses on having a positive impact on rural areas? Are you bridging the opportunity gap between urban and rural areas? Are you bringing value to rural communities, be it in arts & culture, agriculture, education, health, economic development, job opportunities…? If yes, then Join ChangemakerXchange Summit. It is a five days immersive experience where you'll connect with top changemakers … [Read more...]

ChangemakerXchange Summit for Cultural Diversity & Dialogue (Amsterdam, Netherlands)!

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Are you the leader or founder of a social venture that focuses on: spreading values of diversity, cross-cultural understanding, intercultural education, social cohesion, peace-building, migration and integration or dialogue between groups (e.g. religious, political, generational)? If yes, then join ChangemakerXChange Summit aimed at connecting, learning and collaborating. The summit will take place from afternoon of July 5th 2018 until afternoon of July 10th 2018. … [Read more...]

Applications Open for ESRC’s Climate Change Centre Call!

Deadline: 15 May 2018 The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) is seeking proposals for its Climate Change Centre that will be framed in the broadest sense around governance, choice and behaviours, working to enhance our understanding of global through to local climate governance, and considering behaviour change and decision pathways from an individual through to community and intergovernmental level. This research centre is a major ESRC strategic investment. In addition to taking … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Inviting Applicants for Conservation Technologies Programme

Deadline: 10 July 2018 National Geographic Society is currently inviting applicants for its Conservation Technologies programme in order to create novel tools and technologies to monitor ecosystem health. In the same way that human health is monitored in real time (e.g., thermometer, MRI, blood pressure), environmental diagnostic monitoring techniques are needed to provide practical measurements correlated with ecosystem health. Because of the complexity and interconnectedness of global … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Supporting Participatory Science through Development!

Deadline: 10 July 2018 National Geographic Society is seeking proposals to support Participatory Science through the development or innovative use of data-driven, technology-powered tools that will increase the understanding, preservation, and protection of our planet. Applicants should design and/or implement tools that support citizen science work, particularly data collection or data analysis, in ways that create learning experiences for citizen scientists, including … [Read more...]

Big Cats Conservation Initiative: Identifying Projects to Help Halt the Decline of Big Cats Worldwide

Deadline: 10 July 2018 The National Geographic Society has announced a request for proposals for its Big Cats Conservation Initiative to identify projects that will help halt the decline of big cats worldwide. The National Geographic Big Cats Initiative seeks to advance conservation efforts benefitting big cat populations, protecting and restoring them and their habitats via field-based, action-oriented, direct, and quantifiable strategic programs. Projects may be based in any of a … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Inviting Applicants for Recovery of Species on the Brink of Extinction

Deadline: 10 July 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the National Geographic Society’s ‘Recovery of Species on the Brink of Extinction’ program to halt further biodiversity decline by implementing species conservation plans. National Geographic Society will support on the ground priorities of IUCN SSC Species Conservation Plans (e.g. Action Plans, Conservation Strategies, Population and Habitat Viability Assessments) as well as conservation actions that are endorsed by the relevant IUCN … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Requests for Proposals for ‘Documenting Human Migrations’ Program

Deadline: 10 July 2018 The National Geographic Society is seeking proposals for a program entitled “Documenting Human Migrations”. These migrations are challenging social bonds and resource allocations across the world, motivating political agendas and potential backlash, but also creating new and dynamic multicultural communities. The goal of this RFP is to support impactful projects that – through education or storytelling – seek to increase understanding of and acceptance of migrants and … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Seeking Proposals for Early Career Grant Program

Deadline: 10 July 2018 The National Geographic Society is seeking proposals for its Early Career Grant program to offer less experienced individuals an opportunity to lead a project. All proposed projects should be bold, innovative, and potentially transformative and have a primary focus in conservation, education, research, storytelling, or technology. Funding Information Grants are typically funded for less than US $5,000. Eligibility Criteria Project Leadership Applicants may … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Making the Case for Nature Programme

Deadline: 10 July 2018 One of the greatest challenges in addressing wildlife issues is that simply communicating the science is often insufficient to inspire action. How might visual artists, photographers, and videographers more effectively create and use images or video to overcome apathy towards species? National Geographic Society is currently inviting applicants for its programme entitled “Making the Case for Nature” to determine effective ways to market wildlife to inspire positive … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Reducing Marine Plastic Pollution Program

Deadline: 10 July 2018 The National Geographic Society is currently inviting applicants for its program entitled “Reducing Marine Plastic Pollution” with an aim to reduce plastic pollution before it reaches the ocean. National Geographic Society supports scientists working to fill key knowledge gaps around the flow of plastic from their sources into the ocean. National Geographic Society seeks innovators, including conservationists, educators, and storytellers, who can develop solutions to … [Read more...]