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...]

Vodafone Americas Foundation™: Inviting Applicants for Wireless Innovation Project

Deadline: 5 March 2018 The Vodafone Americas Foundation™ is currently inviting applicants for its Wireless Innovation Project which is designed as a competition to promote innovation and increase implementation of wireless related technology for a better world. Total awards up to $600,000 will be available to support projects of exceptional promise that meet foundation's eligibility criteria. Types of Projects The Vodafone Wireless Innovation Project™ (the “competition”) seeks to identify and … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 Hult Prize!

Deadline: 31 October 2017 Nominations are open for 2018 Hult Prize that is a start-up accelerator for impact entrepreneurship which brings together the brightest college and university students from around the globe to solve the world’s most pressing issues through pitching ideas and launching companies. It’s the biggest and most prestigious start-up event in the world, and awards millions of dollars in investment capital to young budding entrepreneurs, including a grand prize of USD … [Read more...]

REC Call for Proposals: SEEDLING Small Grants Programme

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The REC, together with the Austrian Development Agency (ADA), which funds the SEEDLING project, has announced the Small Grants Programme in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia. The SEEDLING project aims to strengthen education, capacity building and awareness rising on the SDGs in the countries of South Eastern Europe (SEE) by incorporating them into national school curricula (secondary education) … [Read more...]

DHHS-CDC: Cooperative Agreement for Emergency Response- Public Health Crisis Response

Deadline: 11 December 2017 The U.S Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is seeking applications for its grant program entitled "Cooperative Agreement for Emergency Response: Public Health Crisis Response" to ensure rapid mobilization and response to public health emergencies, focusing on threatened or impacted jurisdictions. Strategies and Activities Strengthen Incident Management for Early Crisis Response Strengthen Jurisdictional … [Read more...]

First Solar Corporate Charitable Fund: Seeking Applications for Civic Engagement and Environmental Impact Grants

Deadline: 1 November 2017 The First Solar Corporate Charitable Fund of the Toledo Community Foundation is seeking applications for its Civic Engagement and Environmental Impact Grants in order to improve the quality of life in communities around the world. Emphasis is placed on programs that support the First Solar Corporate giving values which include: focusing on “green” education initiatives, access to clean energy and water in underserved areas, and furthering the development of innovative … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Ghana: International Anti-Corruption Day Grants Competition

Deadline: 1 November 2017 The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Ghana is seeking proposals for projects that promote transparency, accountability, integrity, and/or ethics in business, the public sector, or civil society. The Embassy of the United States shares these goals and desires to improve governance, strengthen democratic institutions, and promote accountability in Ghana. To that end, the U.S. Embassy in Ghana is accepting proposals for a series of events around the United … [Read more...]

USAID/Cambodia: Seeking Applications for USAID Cambodia Social and Behavior Change Activity

Deadline: 17 November 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for a Cooperative Agreement from qualified U.S. and Non-U.S. non-profit Nongovernmental Organizations (NGOs), for profit NGOs, private voluntary organizations (PVOs), Institutions of Higher Education/Universities and Nongovernmental International Organizations -- excluding all countries not included in Geographic Code 937, to implement a program entitled “USAID Cambodia Social and … [Read more...]

Apply for Japan Foundation’s CGP Grant Program – Intellectual Exchange!

Deadline: 1 December 2017 The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP) is seeking applications for its Intellectual Exchange Program to strengthening the global U.S.-Japan partnership and cultivating the next generation of public intellectuals necessary to sustain this partnership. The grant program supports U.S.-Japan collaborative projects conducted by universities, think-tanks, and other non-profit organizations with 501(c)(3) status. Projects should have a foundation in … [Read more...]

DHHS/NIH: Seeking Applications for Developing Interventions for Health-Enhancing Physical Activity

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 "Developing Interventions for Health-Enhancing Physical Activity" to encourage innovative research to improve the department's understanding of how to increase and maintain health-enhancing physical activity using multi-level interventions. Applicants should use the Socio-Ecological Model as a framework and should test multi-level … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Ideas for Action Competition 2018!

Deadline: 28 February 2018 Ideas for Action Competition 2018 is currently open for applications and invites students and young professionals from around the world to participate and submit design ideas for financing and implementing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Winners of the competition will present their ideas during the IMF & World Bank Annual Meetings, receive support from a dedicated startup accelerator at the Wharton School, and benefit from unique networking opportunities … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 Innovation Prize for Africa!

Deadline: 10 January 2018 African Innovation Foundation is seeking nominations for its 2018 Innovation Prize for Africa 2018 to strengthen African innovation ecosystems through supporting a culture of innovation and competitiveness, whilst spurring growth of innovative, market-driven African solutions to African challenges. Focus Areas Honouring and encouraging innovative achievements that contribute toward developing new products, increasing efficiency or saving cost in Africa. … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program!

Deadline: 6 December 2017 Applications are open for Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program with an aim to cultivate and empower a network of globally engaged leaders committed to making the world a better place. Goals Leadership: To strengthen the knowledge and skills essential for global leadership. Service: To provide opportunity to serve others through sharing knowledge and experience, and collaborating on initiatives. Network: To grow a global community of people with … [Read more...]

USAID/Zambia: Seeking Application for USAID Stop GBV

Deadline: 14 November 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for its "USAID Stop GBV" that projects in order to strengthen the environment for girls and women, boys and men, and members of key/priority populations, to live lives free of GBV and enjoy healthy-supportive, gender-equitable relationships. The ​prior ​STOP ​GBV ​program ​(2012-2018) ​consisted ​of ​three ​projects ​supported ​by ​USAID ​and UKAId ​through ​the ​Department ​for … [Read more...]