Applications Open for Frame’s Travel Grant for Foreign Art Experts for Travelling to Finland!

Deadline: 28 February 2018 Applications are open for the Frame’s Travel Grant for Foreign Art Experts for Travelling to Finland to promote the international mobility and networking of art experts in order to promote the opportunities of Finnish art and artists for international interaction and the exhibition of Finnish art internationally. The purpose of grants awarded by Frame is based on the strategy of the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture and Frame’s own strategy. Frame is an … [Read more...]

Common Fund for Commodities: 12th Call for Proposals for Support of Commodity Development

Deadline: 15 April 2018 Common Fund for Commodities is seeking proposals for support of Commodity development activities in its member countries. The CFC is an intergovernmental foundation investing in organisations and enterprises pursuing SDG Agenda in commodity value chains in its member countries. Through a range of financial instruments, the CFC seeks to support business activities in the field of commodity development, including agriculture, minerals and metals in Developing Countries. … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research!

Deadline: 15 June 2018 Nominations are open for the Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research, endowed by the Rockefeller Foundation, presented every October in Des Moines, Iowa, by the World Food Prize Foundation. This award will recognize exceptional, science-based achievement in international agriculture and food production by an individual under 40 who has clearly demonstrated intellectual courage, stamina, and determination in the fight to eliminate global hunger and poverty. The award … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for The World Food Prize 2018!

Deadline: 1 May 2018 Nominations are open for “The World Food Prize” that is awarded for a specific, exceptionally significant, individual achievement at any point along the full range of the food production and distribution chain. Fields of achievement include, but are not limited to: soil and land; plant and animal science; food science and technology; nutrition; rural development; marketing; food processing and packaging; water and the environment; natural resource conservation; physical … [Read more...]

Apply for EDD 2018 Young Leaders Programme!

Deadline: 2 March 2018 Are you playing an active role in the fight for gender equality and women empowerment at the local, national or regional level? Do you want to share your vision of the future with other influential development actors? The time has come to make your voice heard: Apply for the Young Leaders Programme and grab the chance to be invited to Brussels to share your ideas! Themes Ensuring the Physical and Psychological Integrity of Girls and Women Promoting Economics … [Read more...]

European Commission Regional Call for Proposals under the Instrument for Stability and Peace (IcSP)!

Deadline: 17 May 2018 European Commission has announced a Regional Call for Proposals West Africa funded under the Instrument for Stability and Peace (IcSP), Article 4, Action Card Supporting Civil Society Actors, Annual Program 2017. The overall objective of this call for proposals is to support and strengthen civil society in the countries and regions concerned so as to improve their capacity to participate in the security sector and in the fight against electoral violence, while encouraging … [Read more...]

British Council’s Call for Research Proposals on Education, Peace and Stability

Deadline: 5 March 2018 British Council is seeking proposals from experts who can provide a high-level horizon scan of the research and evidence on the role that education can play in fostering security, peace and stability globally. The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. They create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. The British Council do this by making a positive … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Support to Kosovo Police Reform

Deadline: 19 April 2018 The European Union (EU) is seeking proposals for its program entitled “Support to Kosovo Police Reform” to consolidate and improve Kosovo Police for an effective and publicly accountable police service that respects human rights, the rule of law, operating according to international standards and practices and provides significant success in fighting all types of crimes and providing public safety. The specific objectives of this action is to increase investigating … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Inviting Applicants for Early Career Grant

Deadline: 4 April 2018 The National Geographic Society is currently inviting applicants for its Early Career Grant which is a request for funding that offers less experienced individuals an opportunity to lead a project. The National Geographic Society awards grants for conservation, education, research, storytelling, and technology through its Committee for Research and Exploration. All proposed projects must be novel and exploratory, and be of broad interest. National Geographic Society … [Read more...]

Martin Ennals Award 2019: Inviting Human Rights Defenders around the World

Deadline: 26 March 2018 Nominations are open for 2019 Martin Ennals Award that is an annual prize for human rights defenders. The Martin Ennals Award is intended for human rights defenders (HRD) who are defending the rights of others, while at risk. This could include physical danger, repressive legal processes, or other forms of harassment. The Award is named after Martin Ennals (1927-1991), an activist who was instrumental to the modern human rights movement and a driving force behind … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Inviting Applicants for Standard Grants

Deadline: 4 April 2018 The National Geographic Society is currently inviting applicants for its Standard Grants which is a request for funding by an experienced project lead. The National Geographic Society awards grants for conservation, education, research, storytelling, and technology through its Committee for Research and Exploration. All proposed projects must be novel and exploratory, and be of broad interest. National Geographic Society grant-funded projects should be bold, innovative, … [Read more...]

Ruth First Educational Trust Scholarship: Inviting Southern African Students

Deadline: 15 March 2018 The Ruth First Educational Trust is seeking applications for its Scholarship program to enable southern African students from historically disadvantaged backgrounds to undertake postgraduate study at the University of Durham. Southern Africa is defined for this purpose as comprising the following countries: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Republic of South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Scholarships make an important contribution towards … [Read more...]

Apply for 2018 Laureate Global Fellowship!

Deadline: 6 March 2018 Applications are now open for the 2018 Laureate Global Fellowship sponsored by Laureate International Universities. The Laureate Global Fellowship is a pioneering youth social entrepreneurship program working to redefine how young people lead change. It is one of YouthActionNet’s 23 national/regional youth leadership institutions worldwide, whose fellows shape network of nearly 1700 youth driving change in over 90 countries. Launched in 2001, the fellowship … [Read more...]

Patagonia: Inviting Applicants for Japan Grants Program

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Patagonia is inviting applicants for its Japan Grants Program to support small groups that work directly at grassroots and have groups working on multiple campaigns trying to protect / restore the natural environment. Patagonia supports community-based groups trying to preserve the habitats of the remaining creatures in the community, and we are working on a community-based group that supports one community-based tree in the forest, tributaries in the forest, wildlife … [Read more...]

Applications open for Affiliate Programme 2018!

Deadline: 31 July 2018 British Council is seeking applications for events planned by UK based organisations or individuals to join the Affiliate Programme for UK/Germany 2018. The Council will collaborate with a wide range of British and German partners to create a diverse programme that spans the arts, education, society, sport and science. In particular it is looking for projects which: align with the themes of the season contribute to the programme’s overall geographical spread … [Read more...]

Living Research 2018: Call for Makers and Academics

Deadline: 26 February 2018 The British Council and the Arts and Humanities Research Council are seeking applications for three makers and three academics based in the UK to take part in Living Research 2018. The aim of the programme is to uncover the local ecosystem of creative practitioners, academics, industrial design houses, makerspaces and technology hubs, and how the UK maker culture could meaningfully engage with them. Participants will collaborate with local makers and academics to … [Read more...]

DFID: Delivering Climate Resilient Water and Sanitation in Ethiopia

Deadline: 30 March 2018 The UK’s Department of International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for its programme entitled "Delivering Climate Resilient Water and Sanitation in Ethiopia". The programme “Delivering climate resilient water and sanitation in Ethiopia” will consist of a programme of financial aid and technical assistance to the Government of Ethiopia and other non-state actors to implement measures to improve the resilience of water and sanitation services to … [Read more...]

DFID Call for Applications: BRILHO – Energy Africa Mozambique

Deadline: 13 March 2018 The UK’s Department of International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for its programme entitled "BRIHLO Energy Africa Mozambique". DFID's BRILHO programme aims to increase energy access in Mozambique through innovative private sector provision of, and investment in, off grid renewables, expanding market access of off-grid renewable energy products and related services to rural communities and businesses in Mozambique. Programme Components … [Read more...]

Applications Open for the Open Society Fellowship!

Deadline: 15 July 2018 The Open Society Foundation is seeking applications for its Open Society Fellowship Programme with an aim to support individuals pursuing innovative and unconventional approaches to fundamental open society challenges. Applicants for the Open Society Fellowship are invited to address new and radical forms of ownership, governance, entrepreneurship, and financialization are needed to fight pervasive economic inequality. This proposition is intended as a provocation to … [Read more...]

Gratitude Network: Seeking Applications for Gratitude Awards 2018

Deadline: 15 March 2018 The Gratitude Network is now seeking applications for the Gratitude Awards 2018. It is working through social entrepreneurs to impact the lives of children globally. The Gratitude Network seeks out the world’s most dynamic and innovative leaders and organizations impacting the lives of children and youth. Those that are selected as awardees receive a 1‐year program of intense coaching, mentoring and strategic advice to help them scale their business model to achieve … [Read more...]