Nominations Open for Mahathir Science Award!

Deadline: 31 October 2018 Nominations are open for the Mahathir Science Award in recognition of contributions and innovations towards solving problems in the tropics through science and technology and to be awarded to the most deserving based on merit. The Mahathir Science Award (MSA) is established to be Malaysia’s most prestigious international Science Award for tropical sciences, administered by the Mahathir Science Award Foundation (MSAF). Objectives To bestow on scientists, … [Read more...]

AIDF Global Summit: Seeking Nominations for Innovator of the Year Award

Deadline: 3 August 2018 The AIDF Global Summit is currently seeking nominations for its Innovator of the Year Award to celebrate individuals as well as teams who have introduced game-changing initiatives, created research or inventions that have made an impact on the humanitarian aid and development sectors globally over the past year. The aim is to recognise individuals for their inspiring leadership, forward-thinking, creative problem-solving and implementation of innovative programmes that … [Read more...]

Entries Open for World Bank’s Competition on the Changing Nature of Work!

Deadline: 31 August 2018 Entries are open for the World Bank’s Competition on the Changing Nature of Work. As part of this process, the World Bank has launched a competition for university and college students to submit examples of governments, cities, firms, individuals, or any other actor taking advantage of opportunities created by technology and “the future of work”. Prizes The three best examples will be awarded prizes of $5,000 and be considered for inclusion in the final … [Read more...]

Elsa U. Pardee Foundation Grant Program: Supporting Research in the field of Cancer in U.S.

Deadline: 31 August 2018 The Elsa U. Pardee Foundation is inviting applicants for its grant program to support research in the field of cancer and to provide for others the advantages of new knowledge and techniques for the treatment of this related group of disabling and frequently lethal diseases. The Elsa U. Pardee Foundation was established in 1944 under the terms of the will of Mrs. Elsa U. Pardee, whose life was taken by cancer on October 2, 1944. Mrs. Pardee provided a $1 million trust … [Read more...]

Apply Now for 2018 Gender Just Climate Solutions Awards!

Deadline: 10 September 2018 The Women & Gender Constituency is currently inviting applicants to participate in the 2018 Gender Just Climate Solutions Awards. The Women and Gender Constituency (WGC) is one of the nine stakeholder groups of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Established in 2009, the WGC now consists of 20 women’s and environmental civil society organizations, who are working to ensure that women’s voices and their rights are embedded in all … [Read more...]

RWJF’s Systems for Action: Systems and Services Research for a Culture of Health

Deadline: 12 September 2018 The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) is seeking proposals for its program entitled “Systems for Action: Systems and Services Research for a Culture of Health”. Systems for Action (S4A) is a signature research program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) that builds a Culture of Health by rigorously testing new ways of connecting the nation’s fragmented medical, social, and public health systems. Studies conducted through the S4A program test innovative … [Read more...]

Jewish Helping Hands: Seeking Applications for Tikkun Olam Grant Program

Deadline: 14 September 2018 Jewish Helping Hands is seeking applications for its Tikkun Olam Grant program to advance their goal of inspiring and supporting tzedakah, justice and righteousness, throughout the world. The goal is to help vulnerable populations in the United States and abroad through a variety of programs focused on economic development and social empowerment, with a particular focus on those demographics that have been overlooked and/or marginalized. The objective is to promote … [Read more...]

Rumphius Foundation Grants: Enriching Groups and Organizations in United States

Deadline: 28 February 2019 The Rumphius Foundation is seeking applications for its grant program to brighten the lives of a diverse range of people in need of a helping hand through projects that enrich groups and organizations across America, and simultaneously educate young people about sustainability and healthy living. The purpose of the Rumphius Foundation is to make the world a little more beautiful; to sow little seeds of hope and joy that will strengthen community and protect the … [Read more...]

empowering people. Award 2019: Inviting Social Entrepreneurs and Developers from across the World

Deadline: 31 October 2018 Siemens Stiftung has launched empowering people. Award 2019, calling on social entrepreneurs and developers from across the world to submit their projects with impact. The award identifies and supports low-tech solutions that address crucial basic needs sectors in developing regions. Technologies entering the competition should be simple, feasible, embedded in a social business model, and deliver sustainable support to a local community in one of the following eight … [Read more...]

Applications Open for DADI Foundation Awards to support Democracy!

Deadline: 31 July 2018 Applications are open for the DADI Foundation Awards to harness technology to support democracy. This opportunity will help to shape a paradigm shift enabling truly transparent and accountable governance in an era where we are at risk of more elections but ever decreasing democracy. The successful team will do an initial diagnostics session with tech and project management experts to identify specific support needs. Depending on their needs the foundation will offer the … [Read more...]

Submit Entries for Thomson Foundation’s Young Journalist Award 2018!

Deadline: 17 August 2018 The Thomson Foundation, in partnership with the UK Foreign Press Association (FPA), is inviting young journalists from around the world for its Young Journalist Award 2018. The Young Journalist Award is Thomson Foundation’s annual journalism competition, dedicated to finding and inspiring ambitious young journalists from across the globe. Their work is then scrutinised by a judging panel at Thomson Foundation and then by independent FPA judges. The three finalists … [Read more...]

Applications Open for GSMA Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation Fund!

Deadline: 10 August 2018 Applications open for the GSMA Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation Fund that aims to promote innovation in the use of mobile technology to address humanitarian challenges. The Fund is supported by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), the GSMA, and its members. This funding round will test new technical solutions, catalyse ideas to improve or transform institutional systems, and enable solutions to empower, assist or protect individuals and communities … [Read more...]

Sparkplug Foundation: Funding for Start-up Organizations and New Projects

Deadline: 29 September 2018 The Sparkplug Foundation is currently accepting applications to fund start-up organizations and new projects of established organizations in music, education and community organizing. The Foundation aims to support the development of emerging democratic movements and communities working on issues of local democracy, justice, and sustainable energy in the rebuilding of the U.S. and global economies. Eligibility criteria Sparkplug makes grants anywhere in the … [Read more...]

Graham Foundation: Call for Applications for 2019 Grants to Individuals

Deadline: 15 September 2018 The Graham Foundation is seeking applications for its 2019 Grants to Individuals. Priorities The priorities for Individuals are to: Provide opportunities to create, develop, and communicate a project about architecture and the designed environment that will contribute to their creative, intellectual, and professional growth at crucial or potentially transformative stages in their careers. Support their efforts to take positions, develop new forms of … [Read more...]

AI for Earth Program: Seeking Proposals from all over the World

Deadline: 8 October 2018 The National Geographic Society (NGS) and Microsoft’s AI for Earth program are seeking proposals to support the exploration of how Artificial intelligence (AI) can help us understand, engage, and protect the planet. The grants will support the creation and deployment of open source trained models and algorithms that are available to other environmental researchers and innovators and thereby have the potential to provide exponential impact. Core Areas To qualify, … [Read more...]

khyentse Foundation: Seeking Applications for Ashoka Grants

Deadline: 15 August 2018 The khyentse Foundation is seeking applications for its Ashoka Grants to preserve and promote the Dharma and working to increase Dharma activity around the world in creative and long-lasting ways. This program identifies and supports organizations and individuals working to increase Dharma activity around the world. The Foundation is a nonprofit organization founded in 2001 by Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche to support all traditions of Buddhist study and practice. Since … [Read more...]

Captain Planet Foundation’s ecoTech Grants: Addressing Environmental Problems in the U.S.

Deadline: 15 January 2019 The Captain Planet Foundation is seeking applications for “ecoTech Grants” to engage children in inquiry-based, STEM-related projects that leverage technology and/or use nature-based design to address environmental problems in local communities. ecoTech Grants were created to combat the notion that students needed to choose between “the screen” or “the green” and to encourage educators and students to explore the role technology can play in designing and implementing … [Read more...]

Captain Planet Foundation’s ecoSolution Grants: Building the Next Generation of Environmental Stewards

Deadline: 15 January 2019 The Captain Planet Foundation is inviting applications for its ecoSolution Grants to build the next generation of environmental stewards and change-agents. The Foundation has supported educators and their work to facilitate youth-led projects that result in positive impacts to the environment of a school or community. Objectives Empower youth by providing hands-on environmental stewardship opportunities Inspire youth and communities to become agents of … [Read more...]

Applications Open for ICC Fellowship!

Deadline: 30 July 2018 Applications are open for the Institute for Canadian Citizenship (ICC) Fellowship to deliver programs and special projects that inspire inclusion, create opportunities to connect, and encourage active citizenship. The ICC Fellowship provides a special opportunity for young leaders from around the world to make a change in their own community through the creation and implementation of projects on inclusion and citizenship. Launched in 2016 as the 6 Degrees Junior … [Read more...]

AIDS United: Request for Applications for ‘HIV Hurricane Relief Effort’ Program

Deadline: 17 August 2018 AIDS United is seeking applications for a program entitled “HIV Hurricane Relief Effort” to assist in meeting the immediate, urgent, and ongoing needs of HIV organizations serving people living with and at risk for HIV/AIDS in these regions. The intent of the funding is to ensure HIV-related agencies impacted by these storms are able to provide care and support services to the HIV community in their areas. The effort was started through AIDS United's rapid response … [Read more...]