UN-OHCHR Call for Applications: Indigenous Fellowship Programme 2018

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is seeking applications for its Indigenous Fellowship Programme (IFP) 2018, a comprehensive human rights training programme that was established by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in the context of the first International Decade of the World's Indigenous Peoples (1995-2004). The programme contributes to build the capacity and expertise of indigenous representatives on … [Read more...]

Applications Open for NEA’s Art Work Grant Program!

Deadline: 13 July 2017 The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) is currently seeking applications for Art grant program that refers to three things: the works of art themselves, the ways art works on audiences, and the fact that art is work for the artists and arts professionals who make up the field. Categories Creation: The creation of art that meets the highest standards of excellence, Engagement: Public engagement with diverse and excellent art, Learning: Lifelong learning in … [Read more...]

Apply for IWMF’s 2017 Reporting Fellowship To Zanzibar, Tanzania!

Deadline: 19 May 2017 The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is accepting applications for its “Reporting Fellowship to Tanzania". As part of the African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative, a group of six journalists will report from Zanzibar, a semi-autonomous island off the east coast of mainland Tanzania, covering stories related to the trip theme of civic engagement. Applicants are asked to pitch stories relevant to the trip location and theme; stories must focus on in-depth and … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of NEA: Creating Greater Economic Wealth through the Handicraft Value Chain in Tunisia

Deadline: 1 June 2017 The United States Embassy in Tunisia, Assistance Unit, is seeking proposals from eligible entities to implement a program entitled "Creating Greater Economic Wealth through the Handicraft Value Chain in Tunisia" with an aim to create employment opportunities by supporting an increase in Tunisian handicraft exports. Objectives Increased handicraft exports through improving artisans’ knowledge of foreign market requirements and developing their skills in areas like … [Read more...]

Cultural Vistas Call for Applications: Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program

Deadline: 1 November 2017 Cultural Vistas is currently accepting applications for the Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program, a distinguished transatlantic initiative that offers 15 accomplished Americans the opportunity to complete a comprehensive professional development program in Germany that is comprised of three main components: Customized professional assignments Professional seminars German language training. Prior to their work placements and seminars, Bosch Fellows … [Read more...]

The Konosuke Matsushita Memorial Foundation: Adressing Humanities and Social Sciences Around the World

Deadline: 11 May 2017 The  Konosuke Matsushita Memorial Foundation is currently seeking applications for its research grant that is provided to assist original and challenging international research which meets social as well as academic demands in the fields of humanities and social sciences. Research activities of social, academic and international needs in the areas of humanities and social sciences which promote international understanding and/or coexistence of Nature and Mankind. Those … [Read more...]

USDA-NIFA Call for Proposals: Agriculture and Food Research Initiative

Deadline: 28 June 2017 The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), United States of Food and Agriculture (USDA) is currently accepting applications for its Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI), a competitive grant program that will provide funding for fundamental and applied research, education, and extension to address food and agricultural sciences, as amended by the 2014 Farm Bill under section 7401. Priority Areas The legislation directed the Secretary to award … [Read more...]

FONTAGRO Call for Proposals 2017: Innovations for Sustainable Intensification of Family Agriculture in the Face of Climate Change

Deadline: 30 June 2017 FONTAGRO has announced a Call for Proposals 2017 for the presentation of projects on "Innovations for sustainable intensification of family agriculture in the face of climate change" with an aim to promote technological, organizational and / or institutional innovations for the sustainable intensification of family agriculture in the face of climate change in FONTAGRO member countries. The call will support innovation platforms made up of public and private agents who … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in Young Champions of the Earth Prize!

Deadline: 18 June 2017 If you have a powerful idea to protect or restore the environment; if you have a strong track record of instigating change; if you are unafraid of failure; and if you believe in a bright future for our planet, then you just might have what it takes to become a Young Champion of the Earth. UN Environment is currently seeking applications for "Young Champions of the Earth" with an aim to nurture the next generation of environmental leaders. The Prize Six Young Champions … [Read more...]

Mosquito Talk: Building and Expanding International Network of Public Health Communicators to Engage on Zika and Vector Borne Diseases

Deadline: 2 June 2017 The Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs’ (OES) Office of International Health and Biodefense (IHB) at the Department of State, is seeking applications for its "Mosquito Talk: Building and Expanding International Network of Public Health Communicators to Engage on Zika and Vector Borne Diseases" to build a broad international community which will help drive innovative and locally appropriate solutions to stop mosquitos that carry Zika and … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: 10YFP Sustainable Lifestyles and Education Programme

Deadline: 8 May 2017 Applications are open for the “Sustainable Lifestyles and Education (SLE) Programme” with an aim to accelerate the shift towards more sustainable lifestyles and education. The thematic focus of this call for proposals is “Reduction of CO2 emission arising from household consumption of energy, food, or mobility through innovative multi-stakeholder partnerships”. Focus Areas Developing And Replicating Sustainable Lifestyles, Including Low-Carbon Lifestyles, which has … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of Education: Educational Technology, Media & Materials for Individuals with Disabilities

Deadline: 5 June 2017 The U.S. Department of Education is seeking applications for "Educational Technology, Media, and Materials for Individuals with Disabilities—Stepping-up Technology Implementation" with the purpose to: Improve results for students with disabilities by promoting the development, demonstration, and use of technology Support educational activities designed to be of educational value in the classroom for students with disabilities Provide support for captioning and … [Read more...]

Apply for Free Press Awards 2017: Rewarding Media Professionals for Excellence

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The Free Press Unlimited has announced the third edition of the Free Press Awards with an aim to celebrate the work of the best journalists and media professionals. Free Press Unlimited wants people to have access to reliable information they need to develop and prosper. The Free Press Awards will be conferred at Free Press Live on 2 November 2017 and will recognise exceptional work in the categories Newcomer of the Year and Most Resilient Journalist. Award … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of NEA: Supporting Entrepreneurs in Middle East and North Africa

Deadline: 6 June 2017 The Department of State Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, Assistance Coordination (NEA/AC) is inviting applicants to submit proposals that will foster and support entrepreneurs in the Middle East and North Africa, advancing regional stability and prosperity. The aim of this program is to assist new entrepreneurs seeking to expand and grow their businesses and activities. Proposals must demonstrate knowledge of the target country economy and entrepreneurial ecosystem, and … [Read more...]

Apply for Graham Foundation Grants for Individuals in the United States

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Graham Foundation through its grants to Individuals provides 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. Priority Areas The priorities for Individuals are to: Provide opportunities to create, develop, and communicate a project about architecture and … [Read more...]

Future Earth Request for Proposals: Pegasus Programme for Biodiversity and Natural Assets

Deadline: 5 June 2017 The Future Earth is currently accepting proposals for biodiversity research for global sustainability, the "Program for Early-stage Grants Advancing Sustainability Science or Pegasus – Biodiversity and Natural Assets". This program is the first in a series of grants addressing the key challenges of Future Earth and the Future Earth Vision for “people to thrive in a sustainable and equitable world." This initiative is funded in part by the Gordon and Betty Moore … [Read more...]

Apply for Wolfson Family Charitable Trust Funds! Helping People with Special Needs

Deadline: 1 June 2017 The Wolfson Foundation is currently seeking applications for its Wolfson Family Charitable Trust Funds to support projects that help people with special needs (particularly physical and learning disabilities), provide high quality secondary education, or that improve access to important culture or heritage. Organisations should be charities (or with charitable status or equivalent), generally have an annual income of above £50,000, and show evidence of long-term financial … [Read more...]

USAID Call for Partnerships: Scaling Investment in Off-Grid Energy Solutions in Africa

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Global Development Lab and Power Africa are seeking concept papers for “Global Development Alliance (GDA) Annual Program Statement (APS)” focused on increasing private investment in off-grid energy in Africa as part of the Scaling Off-Grid Energy Grand Challenge for Development. The Scaling Off-Grid Energy Grand Challenge for Development (SOGE) seeks to accelerate growth in the off-grid energy market to … [Read more...]

USAID/ Bureau for Food Security: Feed The Future Partnership with Partners for Food Solutions (PFS)

Deadline: 12 May 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Bureau for Food Security (BFS) is seeking concept notes for its “Feed The Future Partnership with Partners for Food Solutions (PFS) to strengthen the food processing sector in Africa. The objective of the Feed the Future Partnership with Partners in Food Solutions is to engage and mobilize the expertise, infrastructures and resources of PFS and others to transfer knowledge from the volunteer employees of … [Read more...]

2017 Al-Sumait Prize “Education”: Advancing Economic and Social Development in African Continent

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) is currently inviting applicants for its 2017 Al-Sumait Prize “Education” in order to advance economic and social development, human resources development and infrastructure in the African continent. Focus Areas Improving people’s access to basic or advanced education. Improving literacy among all members of society. Decreasing the dependence of children’s education on the socio-economical status … [Read more...]

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