Apply for ESD Okayama Award 2017: A Chance to Win Up to US $3,000!

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Applications are open for the Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Okayama Award 2017 with an aim to showcase good practices worldwide and to further advance ESD. Project integrates environmental, social, and economic dimensions of ESD. The award conducted by Okayama City and ESD Okayama Award Steering Committee will reward outstanding ESD practices in local communities around the world to support the organizations carrying out ESD activities, and also showcase … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Inviting Researchers for IRDR Young Scientists Programme

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Applications are open for "Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) Young Scientists Programme" to promote capacity building of young professionals, and encourage them to undertake innovative and needs based research which makes science-policy and science-practice linkages stronger. The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR) calls for enhanced role of science and technology for evidence based decision-making. It also urges the need for innovation and … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Tunisia: Inviting Applications for Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The United States Embassy in Tunisia is inviting applicants for its "The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program". This one-year Fellowship program is offered to mid-career professionals who have a proven track record of leadership, a commitment to public service, and the capacity to take full advantage of an independent, non-degree program at a leading U.S. university. Eligible Fields Sustainable Development Agricultural and rural development Economic … [Read more...]

European University Institute: Seeking Applications for Young Policy Leaders Fellowships Program

Deadline: 8 May 2017 The European University Institute is seeking applications for its Young Policy Leaders Fellowships Program that is offering 3 to 12 months fellowships for the academic year 2017-18 to policy makers, civic leaders, civil servants, journalists or young scholars with a key interest in policy issues. The Fellows will be part of the European University Institute, one of Europe’s leading academic and research communities, and will in particular be involved in the activities of … [Read more...]

United States Department of Agriculture, NIFA: Food Safety Outreach Competitive Grant Program

Deadline: 6 June 2017 The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), an agency of United States Department of Agriculture is seeking applications from eligible organisations for its Food Safety Outreach Competitive Grant Program to address knowledge and resource gaps for the target audience in the areas of pre- and post-harvest water testing and sampling, soil amendments, developing supply chain programs, and/or developing food safety plans. The program will support projects that … [Read more...]

Embassy of Japan in Timor-Leste: Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Embassy of Japan in Timor-Leste is seeking applications for its Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects to provide assistance for social development projects designed to meet diverse needs at grass-roots level especially in rural areas. The Government of Japan’s assistance policy toward Timor-Leste has three pillars below and is based on the Strategic Development Plan (SDP) of the Government of Timor-Leste. Establishing Foundation for … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Pakistan: Engaging Local Audiences through Interactive Programs

Deadline: 26 June 2017 The Information Resource Center (IRC) in the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy Islamabad of the U.S. Department of State (hereafter referred to as “IRC Islamabad”) is seeking applications for its program entitled "Engaging Local Audiences through Interactive Programs".  This funding opportunity is part of Mission Pakistan’s support for public diplomacy programming in Pakistan. PAS Islamabad’s programming in Pakistan: Strengthens people-to-people ties … [Read more...]

DHHS/NIH: Promoting NICHD Areas of Research for HIV/AIDS in Maternal and Child Health

Deadline: 7 September 2020 The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH) is seeking applications for Promoting NICHD Areas of Research for HIV/AIDS in Maternal and Child Health to stimulate HIV/AIDS research by addressing scientific areas of primary interest to NICHD, Maternal and Pediatric Infectious Disease Branch (MPIDB) and the Office of AIDS Research (OAR). Objectives Research areas of interest include, but are not limited to applications that … [Read more...]

Submit Proposals for Digital Impact Grants 2017!

Deadline: 12 June 2017 Applications are currently being accepted for “Digital Impact Grants” to improve the digital infrastructure for civil society and help social sector practitioners and policymakers use digital resources safely, ethically, and effectively for maximum impact. Digital Impact (formerly Markets for Good) is an initiative of the Digital Civil Society Lab at the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society. Digital Impact is made possible with the ongoing support of the … [Read more...]

Bakken Invitation Award: Rewarding People Contributing in Communities through Medical Technology

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The Medtronic Foundation invites eligible applicants for the Bakken Invitation Award, celebrating and connecting people, who with the help of medical technology, are contributing in communities all around the world through charitable service and volunteerism. It embraces the legacy of Medtronic co-founder and humanitarian Earl Bakken. Award The applicants receive around $20,000 grant. Eligibility Criteria Individuals who, with the help of medical … [Read more...]

German Historical Institute Washington: Inviting Proposals for Conferences and Workshops 2018-2019

Deadline: 15 June 2017 The German Historical Institute Washington (GHI) is seeking proposals for conferences and workshops for the 2018/2019 academic year. GHI is seeking proposals in its core areas of research that are: German history American history transnational and global history digital history the history of knowledge GHI also encourages proposals involving new topics of exploration and new approaches to historical research, e.g. in “Migration and Knowledge. This … [Read more...]

Clif Bar Family Foundation Small Grants: Strengthening Communities across the US

Deadline: 1 June 2017 The Clif Bar Family Foundation is currently seeking applicants for its small grants program to strengthen the food system and the communities, enhance public health, and safeguard environmental and natural resources. These grants are awarded for general organizational support as well as funding for specific projects. Priority Areas Priority is given to applicants that Address funding priorities from a holistic perspective i.e.: Protect Earth's beauty and … [Read more...]

Apply for UNESCO-Hamdan bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Prize: Improving the Performance and Effectiveness of Teachers Worldwide!

Deadline: 31 October 2017 Nominations are open for the UNESCO-Hamdan bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Prize for outstanding practice and performance in enhancing the effectiveness of teachers. The mission of this prize is to improve the performance and effectiveness of teachers worldwide. The Prize was created in 2008 to support the improvement of teaching and learning quality in achieving the Education for All goals, which is one of UNESCO’s priorities. The Prize will be awarded for the 5th time at a … [Read more...]

Ekhagastiftelsen Foundation Grant Program: Promoting Human Health around the World

Deadline: 20 May 2017 Ekhagastiftelsen Foundation is seeking applications for its Grant program to promote human health by supporting the development of better food, natural medicines and healing practices, and to support research for a healthier way of life, which in itself may have a disease preventive effect. A central idea is to focus more on preventive active care than reactive care to combat symptoms. The same applies to the agricultural and food areas where the focus should be to find … [Read more...]

NEH Grants for Common Heritage: Preserving America’s Cultural Heritage

Deadline: 1 June 2017 The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is currently accepting applications for its Common Heritage grants program in order to recognize that members of the public—in partnership with libraries, museums, archives, and historical organizations—have much to contribute to the understanding of the cultural mosaic. Together, such institutions and the public can be effective partners in the appreciation and stewardship of our common heritage. The program supports events … [Read more...]

The Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation Grants: Supporting Community-based Organisations Located in the US

Deadline: 10 May 2017 The Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation is currently accepting applications from the community-based non-profit organizations located in the United States for its autumn grants round. Award Information The grant amount typically ranges from 1,000 to $20,000. Eligibility Criteria The Foundation does not make grants to individuals. Grants are considered for IRS-qualified non-profit organizations located within the United States. The Foundation will consider … [Read more...]

RHD Action Small Grant Programme: Supporting Groups addressing the Problems of the Rheumatic Heart Disease!

Deadline: 19 May 2017 Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) Action is currently accepting proposals for its small grant programme to support groups across the globe who are already addressing the problems of the rheumatic heart disease in their countries, regions or communities and to bring the work of key RHD stakeholders under the RHD Action banner. RHD Action was formed by the World Heart Federation and RhEACH, with demonstration projects led by Case Western University in Uganda and Touch … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Tajikistan: 2017 Democracy Outreach / Alumni Grants Program Round 2

Deadline: 5 May 2017 The Embassy of the United States of America is currently accepting applications for its 2017 Democracy Outreach / Alumni Grants Program. The purpose of this program is to provide grants to organizations that have USG alumni as members or to individual alumni for activities that support democratic advancement and economic reform in Tajikistan. The program aims to provide alumni with networking opportunities to further the professional development of alumni and their … [Read more...]

USAID/Nepal: Seeking Concept Papers for Health System Strengthening (HSS) Activity

Deadline: 26 May 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking concept papers for a cooperative agreement from qualified U.S. and Non-U.S. organizations to fund a program entitled “Health System Strengthening.” USAID/Nepal anticipates awarding a 5-year Cooperative Agreement to improve health outcomes, particularly for the most marginalized and disadvantaged groups, by improving access to and quality of maternal, child and reproductive health services, with … [Read more...]

CPI Call for Proposals: Strengthening the Impact of Civic Activism in Mozambique

Deadline: 18 August 2017 The program Parceria Civica para Boa Governação (PCBG) implemented by Counterpart International (CPI), with funds from the US Agency for International Development (USAID), is seeking proposals from local and national Mozambican Organizations/Associations to improve accountable and effective democratic governance by strengthening the impact of civic activism in Mozambique. Objectives More effective advocacy by partner CSOs in target sectors. Strengthened … [Read more...]