EDCTP Call for Proposals: ‘Strategic Action for Overcoming Drug Resistance in Malaria’ Program

Deadline: 30 October 2018 The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) is seeking proposals for a program entitled “Strategic action for overcoming drug resistance in malaria”. The purpose of this Call for Proposals is to support one large-scale strategic action (clinical research activities) that is part of a bigger portfolio of clinical trials with the capacity to develop new and diverse antimalarial drugs against Plasmodium falciparum and/or Plasmodium vivax, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2019 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity!

Deadline: 7 September 2018 Applications are open for the 2019 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity, a global humanitarian award established to recognize modern day heroes and the exceptional impact their actions have made on preserving human life and advancing humanitarian causes in the face of adversity. The Aurora Prize aims to recognize and support those who risk their life, health, freedom, reputation or livelihood in order to save and aid individuals that suffer as a result of today’s … [Read more...]

EDCTP: Strategic Action for the Comparison, Selection and Development of Malaria Vaccine Candidates

Deadline: 1 November 2018 EDCTP has announced a call for proposals to support one large-scale strategic action (clinical research activities) that is part of a bigger portfolio of clinical trials with the capacity to compare and select the most promising malaria vaccine candidates, and manage their progress through clinical development. This should be achieved by establishing an objective set of stage-gate criteria that can be used for comparing and evaluating a diverse set of vaccine … [Read more...]

Pathfinder Award: Recognising Innovative Solutions for Protected and Conserved Areas

Deadline: 15 August 2018 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) and WildArk is seeking nominations for the inaugural Pathfinder Award for innovation in conservation.  The Award is supported by the contributions of several partners and funders through projects that are helping to identify and communicate solutions. The Pathfinder Award recognises outstanding and innovative … [Read more...]

Hivos Southern Africa: Call for Proposals for Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (ASRHR) Programme

Deadline: 13 July 2018 Hivos Southern Africa is seeking proposals for its Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (ASRHR) Programme. Grants will be provided to organisations proposing innovative ways to address the key challenges that young people and adolescents face in accessing sexual and reproductive health rights (SRHR) services. Grants will principally focus on providing support to regional ASRHR advocacy and capacity development efforts, although strategic linkages with … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship!

Deadline: 7 July 2018 Nominations are open for The Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship (AAE) to recognize some of the continent’s most innovative and impactful entrepreneurs. Over the past 9 years, AAE has attracted over 7000 applications from industries and sectors ranging from education, health, transport, energy among others. After undergoing a rigorous nomination and selection process, 12 finalists (3 per category) will be invited to attend the African Leadership Network (ALN) Annual … [Read more...]

Applications Open for VilCap Communities Africa Programme!

Deadline: 6 July 2018 Village Capital and the UK Department for International Development (DFID) Impact Programme are seeking applications for its VilCap Communities Africa programme to equip entrepreneur ecosystem leaders across sub-Saharan Africa with the tools, resources and connections they need to catalyse impact investment. Applications are now open for entrepreneur support organisations (ESO’s) to take part in forums on September 24-28 and October 22-26. Benefits The programme will … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge!

Deadline: 14 September 2018 Applications are open for the 5th Edition of the Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge. It is a worldwide renowned startup competition designed specifically to address the needs of deeptech entrepreneurs across several different industries and technologies. The Challenge was created in 2013 by deeptech entrepreneur Xavier Duportet and Arnaud De La Tour, at the time both PhD students, who realised that the resources needed to propel emerging technologies were different … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: International Quality Awards 2018

Deadline: 31 July 2018 Nominations are open for International Quality Awards 2018 which are designed to recognise and reward the contribution of quality professionals, teams and entire organisations across the globe. Award Categories Emerging Talent: To recognise the quality professional who has contributed most to their organisation in terms of governance, assurance, improvement, leadership and context within the first 8 years of their quality career. Quality Professional in a New … [Read more...]

Apply for UNCTAD Youth Forum 2018!

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) is organizing a Youth Forum. The 2018 UNCTAD Youth Forum will primarily focus on topics that relate to youth empowerment through entrepreneurship, with particular emphasis on investing in digital youth, involving youth at the negotiation table, outlining the vision of millennials and how youth can think globally and act locally. The Forum will gather around 250 youth from around the world, between the ages … [Read more...]

EDCTP: Advances in Product Development for Effective Prevention, Treatment and Management of Co-Infections and Co-Morbidities

Deadline: 18 October 2018 The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) is seeking proposals for a programme entitled “Advances in product development for effective prevention, treatment and management of co-infections and co-morbidities”. The purpose of this Call for Proposals is to support actions that lead to improvements in   the prevention, treatment and/or clinical management of co-infections and co-morbidities in sub-Saharan Africa. Proposals must include … [Read more...]

EDCTP Call for Proposals: ‘Diagnostic Tools for Poverty-Related Diseases’ Programme

Deadline: 11 October 2018 The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) is currently seeking proposals for a programme entitled “Diagnostic tools for poverty-related diseases”. Projects should focus on validation of the clinical performance and/or implementation of new or improved diagnostic tools and technologies for the detection of any of the PRDs, including co-infections. The proposed tools and technologies should improve the performance of diagnosis, … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for King Hamad Youth Empowerment Award!

Deadline: 30 October 2018 Nominations are open for the King Hamad Youth Empowerment Award to recognize young people’s endeavour to be effective and productive citizens, contributing to the welfare of their communities and environment, as well as institutions that improve the enabling environment and infrastructure for youth to make an impact, in all United Nations Member States. As of the 2018 Award Cycle, the King Hamad Award for Youth Empowerment to achieve the SDGs will have two main … [Read more...]

The Diaspora Challenge: Business Solutions to Social Challenges in Africa

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The Diaspora Challenge is currently open for applications to mobilise the Diaspora community to build scalable business solutions to social challenges in Africa. The Challenge is opened to African Diaspora currently based in the UK. Thematic Areas The challenge is seeking business ideas that make an impact in these 3 critical sectors: Education How might they harness the potential of technology to bridge the education gap and unlock the potential of the … [Read more...]

Apply for Filmmakers Without Borders Filmmaking Grants Programme!

Deadline: 1 August 2018 Filmmakers Without Borders is seeking applications for its Filmmaking Grants to support independent filmmakers around the world via grants and other funding initiatives. Supported projects include narrative films, documentary films, and new media projects that align with themes of social justice, empowerment, and cultural exchange. Filmmakers Without Borders (FWB) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that is dedicated to empowering the next generation of digital … [Read more...]

Elrha 6th Call for Proposals: Research for Health in Humanitarian Crises (R2HC) Programme

Deadline: 17 July 2018 Elrha is seeking proposals for the 6th round of its “Research for Health in Humanitarian Crises (R2HC)” programme with an aim to improve health outcomes by strengthening the evidence base for public health interventions in humanitarian crises. The R2HC programme is the product of a strategic partnership between the UK Government (DFID), the Wellcome Trust, and the UK National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). The scope of this programme covers any research that will … [Read more...]

European Outdoor Conservation Association Grant Program: Inviting Non-Profit Organizations

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) is seeking applications from eligible non-profit organizations for its funding program to implement conservation projects in any country around the world except North America. The outdoor sector and the millions of people who enjoy the great outdoors are active champions for the conservation of nature and wild places. Funding Information Available grants of up to €30,000 to implement a conservation project. Project … [Read more...]

Toyota Foundation’s Research Grant Program 2018: Exploring New Values for Society

Deadline: 3 August 2018 The Toyota Foundation is currently accepting applications for its Research Grant Program 2018 to encourage ambitious researchers who seek new values for society by fundamentally exploring basic ways of thinking and methodologies on what approach they should take to address difficult issues to be faced in the future. The Toyota Foundation Research Grant Program supports research projects in accordance with its program title, “Exploring New Values for Society”. The … [Read more...]

Applications Open for World Smart City Awards!

Deadline: 3 September 2018 The Smart City Expo World Congress is seeking applications for its prestigious World Smart City Award to recognize, promote and support pioneering city strategies, projects and ideas that can potentially change citizen's lives through their outstanding innovation and impact. Winners will be announced on November 14 in front of an audience of more than 1,000 key public and private decision makers, providing an excellent opportunity to gain prestige and … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Transparency International’s Anti-Corruption Award 2018!

Deadline: 15 July 2018 Nominations are now open for Transparency International’s Anti-Corruption Award 2018 to recognise the courage and determination of the many individuals and organisations fighting corruption around the world. The Award consists of a trophy and participation in a public award ceremony during the 18th edition of the International Anti-Corruption Conference to take place from the 22nd to the 24th of October 2018 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Transparency International’s … [Read more...]