Call for Applications: Humanity in Action Congressional Fellowship

Deadline: 17 August 2017 Applications are open for Humanity in Action Congressional Fellowship. Fellows in this program will participate in substantial, policy-based and administrative work in the office of a United States Representative or a Congressional Committee for five days per week. The program will introduce Fellows to a variety of topics concerning contemporary policies and politics in Washington, DC. The Humanity in Action Congressional Fellowship will run for four months in … [Read more...]

International Visegrad Fund: Seeking Applications for Standard Grants Program Worldwide

Deadline: 1 October 2017 The International Visegrad Fund is inviting non-governmental, civil society organizations (NGOs and CSOs), municipalities, schools and other public institutions for its funding program "Standard Grants". Each year the Visegrad Fund also supports projects addressing annual strategic goals of the Visegrad Group. In 2017 they include regional competitiveness and connectivity, security and stability and promotion of the V4. Grant amounts vary depending on the size and … [Read more...]

The International Visegrad Fund: Inviting NGOs/CSOs for ‘Small Grants’ Program Worldwide

Deadline: 1 October 2017 The International Visegrad Fund is seeking applications for its funding program "Small Grants" for people and organizations from the Visegrad countries (V4), Western Balkans countries (WB), countries of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) and worldwide who believe their projects can make a significant contribution to regional cooperation and the advancement of innovativeness and sustainability in Central and Eastern Europe. Each year the Visegrad Fund also supports projects … [Read more...]

Apply for Alumni Awards 2017-18: Celebrating the Outstanding Achievements of Alumni!

Deadline: 2 October 2017 British Council is seeking applications for its Alumni Awards 2017-18 in order to celebrate the outstanding achievements of alumni and showcase the impact and value of a UK higher education. Award winners and finalists are leaders in their fields who have used their experience of studying at a UK university to make a positive contribution to their communities, professions and countries. Benefits Finalists and winners at all levels (national, regional and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2017 Human Rights Prize of the French Republic!

Deadline: 15 October 2017 Applications are open for the 2017 “Liberty, Equality, Fraternity” Human Rights Prize of the French Republic, awarded by the Prime Minister of the French Government. The prize was set up in 1998 to recognize and support the completion of individual or collective projects carried out in the field, in France or abroad, regardless of nationality or borders. Themes Freedom of information, freedom of the press and journalism: Article 19 of the Universal Declaration … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2017 EESC Civil Society Prize!

Deadline: 8 September 2017 The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is seeking applications for its Civil Society Prize 2017 to reward and encourage tangible initiatives and achievements by civil society organisations and/or individuals that have made a significant contribution to promoting European identity and integration. The overall objective of the prize is to raise awareness of the contribution that civil society organisations and/or individuals can make to the creation of a … [Read more...]

Applications Open for PCMA Education Foundation Grant Program!

Deadline: 15 October 2017 The PCMA Education Foundation is accepting proposals for its grant program that inspire the meetings and business events community through senior level education; ground-breaking research; and individual scholarships which help to create new generations of event strategists throughout the world. The goal of the Foundation is to ensure that we have the funds to support educational scholarships for promising individuals and fund critical business event industry … [Read more...]

Cultural Protection Fund: Small Grants Program to Support Cultural Heritage in Conflict-affected Countries

Deadline: 20 October 2017 The Cultural Protection Fund is seeking applications for its Small Grants Program to help create sustainable opportunities for social and economic development through building capacity to foster, safeguard and promote cultural heritage in conflict-affected countries. The Fund will support efforts to keep cultural heritage sites and objects safe, as well as supporting the recording, conservation and restoration of cultural heritage. It will also provide opportunities … [Read more...]

UNESCO 2017 Global Report Call for Infographics!

Deadline: 29 August 2017 The Secretariat of the 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (2005 Convention) is inviting companies, individuals or consortiums to submit a proposal for the production of infographics to be included in the second edition of the UNESCO Global Report on the implementation of the 2005 Convention, to be published in December 2017. As part of a wider exercise to promote transparent and informed/evidence-based policy … [Read more...]

The Fund to End Violence Against Children: 2017 Call for Proposals for “Online Child Sexual Exploitation” Programme

Deadline: 30 September 2017 The Fund to End Violence Against Children is seeking proposals for its program entitled "Online Child Sexual Exploitation" to provide financial support to programs which aim to further the Partnership’s second strategic goal of accelerating action to prevent and respond to the violence children face. Supported by grants from the Government of the United Kingdom and Human Dignity Foundation, and in partnership with the WePROTECT Global Alliance, the Fund to End … [Read more...]

Hilden Charitable Fund: Addressing the Needs and Potential of Girls and Women in UK & Developing Countries

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Hilden Charitable Fund is currently seeking 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. Hilden’s grant making priorities overseas are for projects in developing countries working on community development, education, and health. Trustees will particularly welcome projects that address the needs … [Read more...]

ERA.Net RUS Plus Call 2017: Inviting Applicants for Innovation Project

Deadline: 19 September 2017 The  ERA.Net RUS Plus is inviting applicants for its Innovation Project that is a unique transnational research and innovation support instrument in the frame of the ERA.Net RUS Plus initiative. The goal of the call is to create a long-term research and development collaboration in the field of innovation between EU Member States and Countries Associated to H2020 and Russia. Innovative research collaboration of a high standard between teams from EU Member States … [Read more...]

Apply for UK-Russia Institutional Links Grants!

Deadline: 19 September 2017 Applications are open for "Institutional Links Grants" with an aim to build UK-partner country research and innovation collaborations centred on shared research and innovation challenges. This programme is designed to establish links beyond the level of the individual researcher and innovation practitioner, opening up opportunities for more sustainable, solution-oriented collaborations between academic groups as well as with the private and third sector (e.g., SMEs, … [Read more...]

The Agroforestry Workshop: Developing a Sustainable Network of Researchers across UK, Kenya and South Africa

Deadline: 30 August 2017 The British Council's Researcher Links Programme has opened applications for Agroforestry workshop on “Role of small holder agroforestry systems in the arid and semi-arid regions in combating climate change”. The workshop aims to develop a sustainable network of researchers across the three countries to underrated the socioeconomic and environmental benefits of the Agroforestry system in Arid and semi-arid region and evaluate of potential of satellite remote sensing for … [Read more...]

Thomson Foundation: Inviting Applicants for Young Journalist Award 2017

Deadline: 18 August 2017 Thomson Foundation, in partnership with the UK Foreign Press Association (FPA), is inviting young journalists from around the world for its Young Journalist Award 2017. The Young Journalist Award is Thomson Foundation’s annual journalism competition, dedicated to finding and inspiring ambitious and emerging journalistic talent from across the globe. An esteemed panel from the foundation — all highly experienced journalists within their own right — will tackle the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for TED 2018 Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 10 September 2017 Applications are open for "TED 2018 Fellowship" program to find a new class of extraordinary thinkers and doers. The TED Fellows program provides transformational support to a global network of 400 visionaries: scientists, artists, activists, entrepreneurs, doctors, journalists and inventors who collaborate across disciplines to create positive change around the world. Program Resources Once selected, Fellows receive transformational support. Fellows … [Read more...]

Applications Open for WHSmith Trust Community Grant Program!

Deadline: 30 September 2017 The WHSmith Trust is offering grants of up to £500 to voluntary organisations and schools from the proceeds of the compulsory carrier bag levies across the UK. Grants are awarded every six months to charities, schools and community groups of any size, provided they support the community in the UK. The WHSmith Trust is an independent registered charity that aims to support good causes in the local communities where WHSmith operates, and also to promote literacy and a … [Read more...]

Nominate Social Justice Innovators for the $100,000 Grinnell Prize!

Deadline: 9 October 2017 The Grinnell College is currently inviting applicants for its 2018 Grinnell Prize with a mission to educate men and women “who are prepared in life and work to use their knowledge and their abilities to serve the common good.” Focus Areas Agriculture, Food Animal Related Arts, Culture, and Media Business Civil and Human Rights Crime, Legal Services Education Environmental Sustainability, Protection, and Conservation Government Health … [Read more...]

Apply for SMOGATHON 2017! Win Up to $100,000 and Change the Quality of the Air We Breathe

Deadline: 15 August 2017 Applications are open for "SMOGATHON 2017" with an aim to provide great teams and start-ups with means to implement their air pollution-fighting ideas so they could bring a real change to the daily lives of people around the globe. Smogathon is an initiative aiming to fight the air pollution through technology. Focus Areas In 2017, the most-wanted categories of projects include: Indoor air purifying Outdoor air purifying Household power and heat … [Read more...]

Christopher Newport University Call for Abstracts: Global Status of Women and Girls Conference

Deadline: 3 September 2017 The Christopher Newport University is seeking abstract from all academic disciplines for its conference entitled "Global Status of Women and Girls" that explore these topics and shed light on women’s efforts to effect social change. The theme of this conference will be "Women, Social Change and Activism: Then and Now". This interdisciplinary conference uses the tools of the arts, humanities, social sciences and other fields to address challenges faced by women … [Read more...]

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