Activating Global Citizenship: Building the Next Generation of Global Citizens for the Global Goals

Deadline: 2 May 2018 The Misk Grand Challenges is seeking innovators to devise and demonstrate ways to positively engage young people (under the age of 30) in Global Citizenship at scale and in depth. The Misk Foundation, the non-profit philanthropic foundation established by Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have partnered to launch Misk Grand Challenges. This initiative seeks to empower youth both with the skills that they need to … [Read more...]

Misk Grand Challenges: Reinventing Teaching and School Leadership Programme

Deadline: 2 May 2018 The Misk Grand Challenges is seeking new innovative ideas that transform teaching or school leadership to better prepare children with the 21st century skills they need to succeed in the future. Modern 21st century skills, such as problem solving, leadership, creativity, and adaptability, require a new active, student-centred system for learning. The Challenges seeks ideas that better prepare teachers and school leaders to drive this new active 21st century system for … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for European Press Prize!

Deadline: 15 December 2017 Nominations are open for European Press Prize to reward and celebrate quality journalism in European Continent. Quality journalism is of vital importance to healthy democracies, especially in a time when information is omnipresent. Unfortunately, because of a transforming and pressured market, quality has become increasingly difficult to maintain.To help counter the effects of these transformations was one of the reasons the European Press Prize was envisioned. Each … [Read more...]

Call for Entries: 2018 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award

Deadline: 19 January 2018 The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is inviting applicants for its 2018 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Awards in order to celebrate women photojournalists for work that inspires us to take action and better understand the world. The Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award was created to honor the life and work of Pulitzer Prize-winning AP photographer and IWMF Courage in Journalism Award winner Anja Niedringhaus (1965-2014). With … [Read more...]

UK Government’s Capacity Building Fund: Supporting Vulnerable Refugees through Community Sponsorship

Deadline: 15 December 2017 Applications are open for UK Government's Capacity Building Fund with an aim to bring people together from across society to support vulnerable refugees through community sponsorship. The fund is for the community sponsorship scheme which enables community groups to take on the rewarding role of welcoming and supporting refugee families in the UK. Sponsor groups can include charities, businesses, local authorities, community groups and third sector … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Commonwealth Youth Awards 2018!

Deadline: 14 December 2017 Nominations are open for the 2018 Commonwealth Youth Awards for Excellence in Development Work. This special edition of the awards will coincide with the Commonwealth Youth Forum (CYF) preceding the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London in April 2018 under the theme “Towards a Common Future”. It will highlight the contribution that young people are making throughout the Commonwealth, in areas such as poverty alleviation, conflict resolution and … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The Weavers’ Company Benevolent Fund 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 Funding Priorities Supporting offenders and ex-offenders: Many offenders and ex-offenders suffer from a variety of difficult and complex problems and they are amongst the most vulnerable … [Read more...]

Canon Collins Trust: Seeking Applications for Kader Asmal Fellowship

Deadline: 20 February 2018 The Embassy of Ireland in South Africa in partnership with Canon Collins Trust is inviting applications for its scholarships for postgraduate study in Ireland commencing in September 2018. The fellowship programme has two strands: 13 annual awards for postgraduate study in: Business Management Economics, Accounting, and Human Resource Management Management and Business Agriculture, Food Science & Nutrition Agriculture, Climate … [Read more...]

Michael Cornish Charitable Trust: Inviting Charities and Not-For-Profit Organisations Based in the UK

Deadline: 1 December 2017 The Michael Cornish Charitable Trust is currently accepting applications from the charities and not-for-profit organisations based in the UK for its grants program. The Michael Cornish Charitable Trust is a grant making charitable organisation. The trust was founded by Michael Cornish in 2005; the present trustees are Michael, Harriet Cornish and Richard Vigar. The Trust Administrator is Phillipa Cridland. Priority Areas Organisations that work in the following … [Read more...]

Submit Proposals for Patagonia’s Corporate Grants Program!

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Patagonia is seeking applications for its Corporate Grants Program to fund environmental work that takes place within the United States and is either national in scope or not located near one of their U.S. retail stores. It is a broad program that essentially encompasses all projects that do not fall within one of their International, Retail, Media or World Trout grants programs. The Corporate Grants Program supports small grassroots activist organizations with … [Read more...]

ELRHA Innovation Fund: Small Grants of up to £50,000

Deadline: 10 December 2017 ELRHA is seeking applications for its Innovation Fund to support innovators across the entire innovation lifecycle. These grants are focused on parts of the innovation lifecycle that are often under-resourced:  problem recognition, advancing seed-funded projects, and project diffusion. Innovation Stages Through this Call, up to ten small grants of up to £50,000 each will be made available for the following innovation stages: Problem Recognition – Recognition … [Read more...]

Online News Association: Seeking Applications for Women’s Leadership Accelerator Program

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The Online News Association is looking for women who not only have an understanding of the digital journalism landscape but who are helping to advance it in innovative ways for its "2018 Women’s Leadership Accelerator Program." The Accelerator is designed for practitioners working in digital media, including freelancers, entrepreneurs and independent journalists, who are pushing innovation in digital media. In addition to learning leadership skills and tools for … [Read more...]

Apply for Hilden Charitable Fund to Address the Needs and Potential of Girls and Women!

Deadline: 5 January 2018 The Hilden Charitable Fund is currently accepting 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...]

Wellcome Trust: Training Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The Wellcome Trust is currently accepting applications for its Training Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine, offering research experience and training to early-stage researchers from low- and middle-income countries. The scheme aims to support research that will improve public health and tropical medicine at a local, national and global level. Benefits A Training Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine is normally for three years, and can be … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Comic Relief’s UK Tech for Good Programme 2018!

Deadline: 20 December 2017 Comic Relief, together with Paul Hamlyn Foundation has launched a UK Tech for Good funding programme to develop or scale web, mobile or internet based technologies which deliver new or improved services to beneficiaries. This programme aims to provide the opportunity for not-for-profit organisations, who already have some technological capacity, to take their digital innovation projects forward. A wide range of digital interventions will be considered and the aim … [Read more...]

EU-Zimbabwe Agricultural Growth Programme: Transforming Zimbabwe’s Livestock Based Value Chains for the Future

Deadline: 29 January 2018 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for “Zimbabwe Agricultural Growth Programme: Transforming Zimbabwe’s livestock based value chains for the future”. The objective of this call for proposals is to contribute to the development of a diversified and efficient agriculture sector that promotes inclusive green economic growth. Objectives Improved economic, social and environmental performance of livestock based value … [Read more...]

Apply for USAID’s World Aids Day Photo Contest!

Deadline: 21 November 2017 The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for its World Aids Day Photo​ ​Contest. The theme for World AIDS Day 2017 is "Increasing Impact through Transparency, Accountability, and Partnerships". There is no better time than World AIDS Day  to recommit ourselves to achieving epidemic control. This year, USAID celebrates the tremendous  progress made on a global scale in accelerating and expanding access to HIV prevention,  … [Read more...]

Southern Africa Trust: Inviting Proposals from South Africa

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The Southern Africa Trust (the Trust) is currently inviting proposals from South African civil society, NGOs, academic institutions/think tanks and private sector organizations able to make a high impact contribution in addressing the challenges of migration, peace and security and climate change in Africa. Scope of Proposals The Trust welcomes applications from South African civil society, NGOs, academic institutions/think tanks and private sector organizations … [Read more...]

Wellcome Foundation: Intermediate Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The Wellcome Foundation is seeking applications for its “Intermediate Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine” to support research that will improve public health and tropical medicine at a local, national and global level. This scheme helps mid-career researchers from low- and middle-income countries establish independent research programmes in those countries. Benefits An Intermediate Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine is for up to … [Read more...]

BBC Children in Need Small Grants Programme: Improving Children’s Lives in the UK

Deadline: 1 December 2017 BBC Children in Need is currently inviting charities and not-for-profit organisations for its Small Grants programme with an aim to improve children’s lives in the UK. The funded projects make differences in children’s lives that help prevent or overcome the effects of the disadvantages they face. Projects achieve these differences by either working directly with children or seeking to improve their social and physical environments. Grant Information The Small … [Read more...]