Nokia Open Innovation Challenge 2017: Enabling a Smart, Safe and Sustainable World

Deadline: 20 September 2017 If your product or technology is targeting markets in transportation, smart cities, safety and security, and connected industries, or if your solution enables a smart, safe and sustainable world, then apply for Nokia Open Innovation Challenge! The Nokia Open Innovation Challenge, in partnership with venture firm Nokia Growth Partners , is a call for ideas, technologies, and new business models in IoT (Internet of Things). The challenge is running for its fifth … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Supporting Long-term Sustainable Ecosystem Management and Wildlife Law Enforcement in Transboundary Conservation Areas

Deadline: 27 July 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Support to Long-term Sustainable Ecosystem Management and Wildlife Law Enforcement in Transboundary Conservation Areas under the Cross-Regional Wildlife Conservation programme in Eastern and Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean”. The objective of this Call for Proposals is the identification and subsequent implementation of actions by stakeholders living in or … [Read more...]

Applications Open for INK Fellows Program: Bringing together a Community of Game Changers

Deadline: 31 July 2017 Applications are open for INK Fellows Program with a mission to bring together a community of game changers who have the courage to redefine the world through their imaginative ideas and creative thinking. Being an INK Fellow provides the peer-support necessary to take brilliant work to the next level. The Program aims to provide applicants the support necessary to leverage their impact.  The INK Fellows Program is an initiative of Ixoraa Knowledge Foundation, the … [Read more...]

Women’s Empowerment Grant: Improving the Welfare of Women and Girls in Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, and Solomon Islands

Deadline: 28 July 2017 Through funding from the State Department’s Full Participation Fund, the Grants Program for Women’s Empowerment seeks to increase community-based organizations’ capacity to improve the welfare of women and girls in Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, and Solomon Islands. Funding Information A total of USD $100,000 is available for this program through their implementing partner PNG Tribal Foundation. Floor of Individual Award Amounts: USD $15,000/PGK 46,000 Ceiling … [Read more...]

DHHS/National Institutes of Health: HIV/HCV Co-Infections in Substance Abusers

Deadline: 7 January 2018 The Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health is seeking applications for its program entitled "HIV/HCV Co-Infections in Substance Abusers" to to fill gaps in understanding of: the impact of substance abuse on HIV, HIV/HCV co-infection associated disease progression, the pathogenic interactions between HIV and hepatitis C virus, hepatic and non-hepatic co-morbidities associated with HIV/HCV-co-infections in people with substance … [Read more...]

OutRight Action International: Inviting LGBTIQ Activists for Advocacy Week 2017 in New York

Deadline: 7 July 2017 OutRight Action International is seeking applications from international activists for their annual week of advocacy, which runs from December 1-10, 2017 in New York City. Every December, OutRight hosts LGBTIQ activists from around the world in New York for a week of high level meetings and activities around Human Rights Day (December 10th). The week culminates with OutSummit, our one-day conference dedicated to giving activist in the US and around the world the … [Read more...]

Singularity University: Apply for N Square Impact Scholars Program

Deadline: 5 July 2017 Can Your Moonshot Idea Solve Our World’s Nuclear Threat? Apply if you're inspired by N Square's vision, welcome collaboration, and can propose innovative, scalable solutions that leverage exponential technologies. The Singularity University is currently seeking applications for its N Square Impact Scholars Program, a multimillion dollar initiative designed to stimulate innovation in the fields of nuclear disarmament, nonproliferation and safety and security. N Square is … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Sony World Photography Awards! Inviting Photographers Worldwide

Deadline: Various The World Photography Organisation in partnership with Sony  is seeking nominations for its Sony World Photography Awards that seek to bring all the photographers at one of the world’s leading photography competitions. The aim of these awards is to showcase the best photography in the world from the past year. Free to enter and open to all photographers, the awards’ are an authoritative voice in the photographic industry, with the power to shape the careers of its … [Read more...]

Accenture’s HealthTech Innovation Challenge: Tackling World’s Biggest Health Issues

Deadline: 1 September 2017 Applications are open for HealthTech Innovation Challenge, a part of Accenture’s broader HealthTech Innovation program—which will also include acceleration and venture opportunities, innovation labs and more. The program supports innovative technologies and drive creative solutions to improve the way people access and manage healthcare. The Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge is in full swing to recognize early stage start-up businesses that can play a major … [Read more...]

Grand Challenges Canada: Requesting Proposals for Stars in Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

Deadline: 3 August 2017 The Grand Challenges Canada, funded by the Government of Canada, is seeking bold ideas with big impact from the best and brightest talent, for products, services and implementation models that could transform how persistent challenges in Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (RMNCH) are addressed in low- and middle-income countries. The bold ideas are expected to improve reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health through one or more of the following … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Pro Natura Fund Overseas Grant Programme 2017!

Deadline: 14 July 2017 The Pro Natura Foundation Japan (PNFJ) is currently inviting applications for the 28th edition of its Pro Natura Fund Overseas Grant Programme 2017 to support investigation and research aiming at conservation of ecosystem, and education and enlightenment activities aiming at the improvement of conservation awareness, in areas other than Japan. The project needs to contribute to local nature conservation. The programme is focused on the scientific research and … [Read more...]

MGIEP Call for Proposals: Transforming Education Conference for Humanity (TECH) 2017

Deadline: 15 August 2017 The UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP) is seeking proposals for its international conference entitled ‘Transforming Education Conference for Humanity’ (TECH) in partnership with the State Government of Andhra Pradesh in Visakhapatnam, India from December 16 – 18, 2017. The Conference is also supported by the Government of India – Ministry of Human Resource Development. The MGIEP is an integral part of UNESCO and … [Read more...]

ICCS Call for Applications 2017: The Biodiversity Fellows Programme for Developing Countries

Deadline: 2 July 2017 The Interdisciplinary Centre for Conservation Science (ICCS) is seeking applications for its "Biodiversity Fellows Programme" to improve engagement between researchers, conservation practitioners in the international and local NGO sectors, and businesses developing and implementing corporate biodiversity strategies, in order that scientific research is informed by, and meaningful for, real-world conservation issues. There is a widely recognised problem of a mismatch … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in the MozFest 2017! Inviting Participants Worldwide

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The MozFest 2017 is currently seeking session proposals from interested applicants from around the world. MozFest sessions cover a wide range of topics, but share two important qualities: they are interactive and inclusive. The MozFest is the annual celebration of the Mozilla community and the greater open Internet movement. MozFest is a diverse, highly interactive event with something for everyone. The festival kicks off Friday evening with a science fair, where … [Read more...]

Wildlife Acoustics Scientific Product Grant: Supporting Efforts in Conservation and Environmental Stewardship

Deadline: 15 August 2017 Wildlife Acoustics is currently inviting applicants for its Wildlife Acoustics Scientific Product Grant to support efforts in conservation and environmental stewardship. The programme enables those involved in animal biology, research and conservation to do their best work easily and quickly. The program will support bioacoustics research efforts from chiropteran, avian, terrestrial, amphibious and marine wildlife, to everything else in between. Funding … [Read more...]

Wellcome Trust’s Seed Awards in Science: Supporting Researchers based in the UK, Ireland and LMICs

Deadline: 3 July 2017 Wellcome Trust is currently seeking applications for its Seed Awards in Science to help researchers develop novel ideas that will go on to form part of larger grant applications to the Wellcome Trust or elsewhere. Scopes and Methodologies The awards give scope for innovative methodologies and activities, such as: pilot and scoping studies preliminary data gathering proof-of-principle studies planning sessions collaborative network meetings. Funding … [Read more...]

Japan Water Forum Fund 2017: Supporting Grassroots Organizations in Developing Countries to Address Water-Related Issues

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The Japan Water Forum (JWF) is currently accepting applications for its funding program 2017 with an aim to support organizations addressing water-related issues at the grass-roots level in developing countries. Successful applicants are provided with grants. JWF Fund is formed and operated by utilizing membership fees of Japan Water Forum and donations to Charity for Water. During the past 13 years, JWF Fund supported 156 projects in 27 countries, benefiting more than … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Weeden Foundation Grant Programs to protect Biodiversity!

Deadline: 4 August 2017 The Weeden Foundation is accepting letter of intents from organizations for its various funding programs in order to protect biodiversity. The Foundation works to protect old-growth forests, expand habitats for endangered species on public and private lands, and link key wildlife corridors. The Weeden Foundation’s primary mission has been to protect biodiversity. Since its inception, the Weeden Foundation has supported international and domestic population stabilization … [Read more...]

Astraea’s International Fund: Supporting Groups led by LGBTQI Communities

Deadline: 1 July 2017 The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice is seeking applications for its International Fund to support groups led by LGBTQI communities working for progressive social change, addressing oppression based on sexual orientation and/or gender identity and expression, and advancing work for racial, economic and gender justice. Priorities The fund prioritizes funding to groups that are: Led by and targeted to lesbian/bisexual/queer women Led by and targeted to … [Read more...]

UNCCD Youth Forum: Empowering Young People to Protect & Restore Degraded Ecosystems

Deadline: 26 June 2017 The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) is seeking applications for its “Youth Forum” to empower young people to protect and restore degraded ecosystems that will lead to green innovations contribute to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in particular, reaching SDG15.3 land degradation neutrality. The UNCCD secretariat recognizes the important roles youth play in combating land degradation and promoting sustainable land management … [Read more...]

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