CSP – A Professional Development Program for those working to improve their communities

Deadline: 31 October 2017 If you are working to address issues related to the environment, tolerance and conflict resolution, transparency and accountability, and women and gender in select countries, then you are eligible to apply for IREX’s Community Solutions Program (CSP) - a year-long professional development program. For 2018–2019, up to 100 community activists will be selected to participate in the program, which includes: Four-month Fellowship in the United States: Community … [Read more...]

Malawi Innovation Challenge Fund: Inviting Applicants for Irrigation Window Program

Deadline: 3 November 2017 The Malawi Innovation Challenge Fund (MICF) is inviting applicants for its Irrigation Window program with an aim to introduce new initiatives that deliver new products, services and business models that link smallholder producers to markets by increasing the production of crops under irrigation, leading to viable self-financed cultivation of irrigated crops. MICF is a competitive, transparent mechanism that provides grant finance for innovative projects proposed by … [Read more...]

Shuttleworth Foundation Fellowship: Inviting Innovative Ideas for Social Change

Deadline: 23 October 2017 Applications are currently open for Shuttleworth Foundation’s Fellowship program offering individuals to implement their innovative idea for social change. Program seeks exceptional ideas at the intersection between technology, knowledge and learning, with openness being the key requirement. The Shuttleworth Foundation is a small social investor that provides funding to dynamic leaders who are at the forefront of social change. The Foundation looks for social … [Read more...]

USAID: Innovations in Feed the Future Monitoring and Evaluation Program

Deadline: 12 October 2018 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Food Security (BFS), Office of Strategic Planning and Program Management (SPPM), Monitoring and Evaluation Division (MEL), invites applications for funding from qualified U.S. and non-U.S., non-profit or for-profit non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and international organizations to carry out activities that develop, test or apply innovative methods for monitoring or evaluating Feed the … [Read more...]

The Arca Foundation: Supporting Educational and Charitable Activities in United States

Deadline: 1 February 2018 The Arca Foundation is inviting applicants for its grant program that supports educational and charitable activities that put people on the front lines of social change in pursuit of economic and racial justice, an inclusive democracy, peace and security, human rights, and a clean environment. The foundation supports strategic initiatives that work to engage diverse, impacted communities in organization that puts people on the front lines of social change; educate the … [Read more...]

DHHS/NIH: Seeking Applications for Feasibility and Planning SPOREs to Investigate Cancer Health Disparities

Deadline: 18 January 2018 The U.S Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH) is seeking applications for its program entitled "Feasibility and Planning Studies for Development of Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPOREs) to Investigate Cancer Health Disparities". The P20 grants will support feasibility and planning activities to build cancer health disparities research programs. It is the expectation that the research programs developed by … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Khwarizmi International Award!

Deadline: 1 November 2017 Nominations are open for Khwarizmi International Award to recognize the efforts made by researchers, innovators and inventors from all over the world and to appreciate their invaluable achievements and contributions to various fields of science and technology. The Khwarizmi International Award is named in memory of the achievements of Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi, the Iranian mathematician and astronomer. Fields of Participation Aerospace Agriculture … [Read more...]

Natural Resources Conservation Service: Texas NRCS Urban Conservation Project

Deadline: 15 December 2017 The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), an agency under the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking applications for its "Texas NRCS Urban Conservation Project" that works hand-in-hand with the people of Texas for the purpose of helping bring about the conservation and sustainable use of land, water, wildlife, and related resources. Objectives: Provide learning experiences in natural resources conservation to urban communities. … [Read more...]

APsaA Call for Nominations: Award for Excellence in Journalism

Deadline: 18 September 2018 The American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) is currently seeking nominations for the Award for Excellence in Journalism to recognize professional reporting of outstanding merit that contributes in an exceptional way to the public understanding of psychoanalytic and psychological principles and phenomena. Nominated work need not be specifically about psychoanalysis or psychotherapy per se but can advance or challenge our understanding of human … [Read more...]

EREF: Seeking Applications for Sustainable Solid Waste Management Research Programme

Deadline: 6 January 2018 Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) is currently accepting applications for the Sustainable Solid Waste Management Research Programme. The sustainability movement has reached the business models of nearly every industry in the United States, and many companies, municipalities and states have set aggressive sustainability goals that include how waste stream are being managed.  The EREF Board of Directors has set an initiative to ensure research … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Austria: Seeking Proposals for Austrian-American Partnership Fund

Deadline: 15 November 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Austria is seeking proposals for its Austrian-American Partnership Fund to support collaboration and cultural exchange between Austrian and U.S. non-governmental organizations, universities, professional associations, arts and cultural organizations. The goals of the program are to expand the range of educational, cultural and professional cooperation between Austrians and Americans. Program Areas The Austrian-American Partnership Fund will fund … [Read more...]

International AIDS Society: Seeking Applications for CIPHER Grant Programme – 2017/2018

Deadline: 27 October 2017 The International AIDS Society (IAS) is seeking applications for its Collaborative Initiative for Paediatric HIV Education and Research (CIPHER) Grant Programme to fund research projects that contribute to the optimization of diagnosis, prevention, treatment and care of infants, children and adolescents affected by HIV in resource-limited settings. The Collaborative Initiative for Paediatric HIV Education and Research (CIPHER) Grant Programme is designed for mentored … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Tourism for Tomorrow Awards 2018!

Deadline: 14 November 2017 The World Travel & Tourism Council is seeking nominations for its Tourism for Tomorrow Awards 2018 that are one of the world's highest accolades in the Travel & Tourism sector, aimed at recognising best practice in sustainable tourism. Award Categories Community Award: The Community Award is for any Travel & Tourism organisation that is working to improve the lives and opportunities for communities where it operates. The award can be for an … [Read more...]

Applications Open for U.S. Department of State’s Professional Fellows Program!

Deadline: 17 November 2017 U.S. Department of State is seeking applications for its Professional Fellows Program that is a fully funded 6-week program (including a 4-week fellowship placement) in the U.S. for young professionals committed to empowering their communities through innovation and entrepreneurship, socially responsible businesses, and workforce development. Key Facts 38 Fellows are selected from six countries (Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia) Fellows … [Read more...]

The Sumitomo Foundation: Grant for Projects for the Protection, Preservation & Restoration of Cultural Properties outside Japan

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The Sumitomo Foundation is seeking applications for its Grant Program so that cultural properties outside Japan, which are the common heritage of humankind, may be handed down to future generations. Funding Information Grant Budget Total budget for fiscal 2017: ¥35,000,000 Number of projects to be selected: Approximately 15 Duration of Grant One (1) year, March 2018-March 2019 Eligible Projects Projects for the protection, … [Read more...]

DHHS/NIH: Seeking Applications for Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPOREs) in Human Cancers

Deadline: 7 January 2021 The U.S Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH) is seeking applications for its program entitled "Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPOREs) in Human Cancers for years 2018, 2019 and 2020"  that are organ-specific, groups of highly related cancers or cancers driven by common activation pathways or cross-cutting themes. This FOA targets applicant institutions with a demonstrated ability to conduct translational … [Read more...]

Open Technology Fund: Seeking Applications for Internet Freedom Fund

Deadline: 1 November 2017 The Open Technology Fund (OTF) is currently seeking applications for its Internet Freedom Fund, a primary way to support projects and people working on open and accessible technology-centric projects that promote human rights, internet freedom, open societies, and help advance inclusive and safe access to global communications networks for at-risk users including journalists, human rights defenders, civil society activists, and every-day people living within repressive … [Read more...]

Entries Open for Global Social Venture Competition 2018!

Deadline: 4 December 2017 Entries are open for Global Social Venture Competition 2018 to provide aspiring entrepreneurs with mentoring, exposure, and funding to transform their ideas into businesses that will have positive real world impact. The Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) empowers the next generation of social entrepreneurs by providing them with mentoring, exposure, and over $80,000 in prizes to transform their ideas into ventures that address the world’s most pressing … [Read more...]

Apply for D-Prize: Recognizing Aspiring Entrepreneurs from Across the World!

Deadline: 19 November 2017 Can you design a business or NGO that solves one of the Distribution Challenges? If yes, then apply for the D-Prize! Applicants are invited to apply for the D-Prize, recognizing new entrepreneurs who increase access to proven poverty interventions. The world has already invented ways to end poverty, yet the best interventions are not being distributed at mass-scale. Challenges Girl’s Education Agriculture Energy Global Health Education … [Read more...]

INOMICS: Seeking Applications for Conference Grant Contest 2017

Deadline: 10 December 2017 INOMICS is seeking applications for its Conference Grant Contest 2017 which offers a €500 grant to young researchers who want to travel to the academic conference of their choice. INOMICS supports researchers by making available this grant to cover the costs of attending a conference so that they can grow their careers and so that the academic community can benefit from hearing their perspectives. Attending conferences is a key way that young researchers can both … [Read more...]