IWMF Call For Applications: Mexico and Honduras Reporting Fellowships

Deadline: 18 April 2017 The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) has announced reporting trips to Mexico and Honduras. Two groups of six journalists will report on Migration from Mexico or Honduras. The Mexico trip will be based in Tijuana, Baja California and the Honduras trip will be based in Tegucigalpa. About the Reporting Trips Both trips will take place from July 6 – 20, 2017, which includes travel dates. All Fellows will begin their trip in Mexico City, Mexico, where … [Read more...]

Best Climate Practices Contest 2017: Building Local Resilience to Climate Disaster Risk

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG) is seeking applications for the fifth edition of its Best Climate Practices (BCP) Contest 2017 with an aim to strengthen the resilience of communities to all hazards, is an essential piece of the sustainable development agenda. The focus of the 2017 contest is “Building local resilience to climate disaster risk”. Floods, drought, heat waves and other extreme weather events pose potential losses to persons and … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: SAMHSA Grants for the Benefit of Homeless Individuals in the U.S.

Deadline: 25 April 2017 The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) is currently accepting applications for the Benefit of Homeless Individuals (Short Title: GBHI) to support the development and/or expansion of local implementation of a community infrastructures that integrates behavioral health treatment and services for substance use disorders (SUD) and co-occurring mental and substance use disorders (COD), permanent … [Read more...]

U.S. Department’s Fish and Wildlife Service: Applications Open for Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Fund

Deadline: 5 April 2017 The Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), U.S. Department of State, is currently seeking proposals for the Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Fund (RTCF)  for the conservation of African rhinoceroses. In response to the alarming decline of rhino and tiger populations, the US Congress passed the Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Act in 1994, Congress passed the Act provides for the establishment of the Rhino Tiger Conservation Fund to be administered by the U.S. Fish & … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country Based Support Schemes in Jamaica and Belize

Deadline: 10 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Country Based Support Schemes in  Jamaica and Belize” to strengthen the role played by civil society organizations in Jamaica and Belize in promoting human rights and democracy. Objectives The promotion of equal rights for all including the defence of victims of abuse and the fight against discrimination based on … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Cambodia: Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Professional

Deadline: 7 April 2017 The US Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’, Professional Fellows Division, administered by American Councils for International Education is currently accepting applications from young professionals interested in coming to the US for a one month professional fellowship Program on Economic Empowerment, under Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI). The Professional Fellows Program (PFP) is sponsored by the US Department of State’s … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy Hanoi: Seeking Applications for Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (TEA) 2018

Deadline: 15 April 2017 The U.S. Embassy Hanoi and the U.S. Consulate General Ho Chi Minh City are seeking applications for its Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (TEA) 2018 that will provide high school teachers with unique opportunities to develop expertise in their subject areas, enhance their teaching skills, and increase their knowledge about the United States. TEA consists of a six‐week non‐degree, non‐credit customized academic program including seminars on new teaching … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Renewable Energy Challenge Fund Uganda Clean Cooking Window!

Deadline: 17 April 2017 Applications are open for Renewable Energy Challenge Fund (RECF) Uganda. The goal of RECF is to increase access to renewable, efficient energy for domestic, productive and social uses among underserved poor households, especially in rural areas. By end of 2020, RECF aims to support 150,000 low-income customers transition to renewable energy. The RECF is managed by the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) and funded by the Embassy of Sweden in Uganda. How can … [Read more...]

NEA/AC Call for Proposals: Supporting Libya’s Political Transition in MENA Region

Deadline: 22 May 2017 The Department of State’s Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI), a program within the Bureau of Near East Affairs Office of Assistance Coordination (NEA/AC), is seeking proposals to assist Libya’s transition toward stability and national reconciliation by advancing public dialogue. Priority Areas Priority Area A: Supporting Libya’s Constitutional Process Priority Area B: Supporting a Professional and Responsive Media Sector Program Aims enable the … [Read more...]

DRL Global Religious Freedoms: Protecting Religious Freedom in Regions of Europe and East Asia and the Pacific

Deadline: 26 April 2017 The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) has announced an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for projects that promote and protect religious freedom in the regions of Europe and East Asia and the Pacific. Objectives In Europe ($400,000) DRL’s objective is to have a direct and lasting impact in combating discrimination and intolerance, including acts that can lead to violence, on … [Read more...]

Natural Resources Conservation Service: Conservation Collaboration Grants Program 2017!

Deadline: 26 May 2017 The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), an agency under the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking applications for its Conservation Collaboration Grants Program. Purpose The purpose of Conservation Collaboration Grants will be to leverage NRCS and partner resources to: Improve soil health in South Dakota. Improve water quality in South Dakota. Provide habitat for local wildlife species of concern. Improve the environmental … [Read more...]

Apply for the Encore Prize: Generation to Generation Challenge

Deadline: 7 May 2017 The Encore Prize, a Generation to Generation Challenge, is currently open for nominations to support innovations focused on new ways to bring experienced talent to social problems. The first challenge: To help kids at risk. The first Encore Prize will be for organizations with innovative solutions that utilize experienced talent to serve youth, in conjunction with the Generation to Generation campaign to mobilize adults 50+ to help young people thrive. The Prize A total … [Read more...]

UNESCO GEM Report Youth Photo Contest 2017: Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship

Deadline: 10 April 2017 Applications are currently open for UNESCO's 2017 GEM Report Youth Photo contest: Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship. The fourth Sustainable Development Goal (SDG4) focuses on education and aims to ‘ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all’. One of the targets - Target 4.7 - in the new global education goal truly captures the transformative aspirations of the new Sustainable … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon: Fulbright Student Scholarship Program

Deadline: 15 May 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon is currently seeking applications for its "Fulbright Student Scholarship Program". This scholarship has become the U.S. government’s flagship program in international educational exchange. The program is fully funded by the U.S. Congress and administered by AMIDEAST. Benefits The grant includes: roundtrip airfare between Lebanon and the United States, tuition, books, health insurance, and room and board. Funding is not available to … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals New Connections: Increasing Diversity of RWJF Programming

Deadline: 16 May 2017 Applications are being accepted for New Connections Programme in order to increase diversity of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). New Connections is a career development program for early career researchers, providing support to grantees and other individuals who are part of a network of eligible researchers. Through grantmaking, mentorship, career development and networking, New Connections enhances the research capacity of its grantees and network members. The … [Read more...]

UNDP/South Sudan: Inviting CSOs for Small Grants to Establish and Implement a Legal Aid Scheme

Deadline: 12 April 2017 The UNDP country office in South Sudan is seeking an implementing partner or Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to develop and implement a Legal Aid and Assistance Scheme that will be funded under UNDP’s Support to Access to Justice and Rule of Law Project. The Project aims to contribute to national priorities as articulated in the South Sudan Development Plan (SSDP) Conflict Prevention & Security Pillar. The specific Rule of Law Sector Objective is “to strengthen … [Read more...]

MIT Media Lab Disobedience Award: Apply and win Cash Prize of up to $250,000

Deadline: 1 May 2017 Nominations are currently open for the MIT Media Lab Disobedience Award, carrying a $250,000 cash prize. This award will go to a person or group engaged in what we believe is an extraordinary example of disobedience for the benefit of society. This award honors work that impacts society in positive ways, and is consistent with a set of key principles. These principles include non-violence, creativity, courage, and taking responsibility for one’s actions. This disobedience … [Read more...]

Access Co-Development Facility (ACF): Providing Local Project Developers and Originators in Africa

Deadline: 8 May 2017 The Access Co-Development Facility (ACF) is currently accepting applications to provide local project developers and originators in Africa with the technical expertise and funding required to bring their renewable energy projects to fruition. Access Power aims to contribute its project development expertise and resources to catalyze power projects across the African continent. The partner with local power developers, and assist them through the project development stage … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Human Rights Tulip Award 2017!

Deadline: 10 April 2017 Human Rights Tulip, an award of the Dutch government, organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs,  is currently open for nominations recognising courageous human rights defenders who promote and support human rights in innovative ways. Since its establishment in 2008, the Human Rights Tulip has been awarded to individuals and organisations from a variety of countries. The prize is intended to help human rights defenders to learn from each other. The winner of the … [Read more...]

USDA-NIFA: Agriculture and Food Research Initiative – Food Safety Challenge Area

Deadline: 21 June 2017 The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is currently seeking applications for its "Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) - Food Safety Challenge Area" to promote and enhance the scientific discipline of food safety, with an overall aim of protecting consumers from microbial and chemical contaminants that may occur during all stages of the food chain, from production to consumption. The purpose of the … [Read more...]

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