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2017 JAUW International Fellowship Progr...

—Deadline: 31 March, 2017— The Japanese Association of University Women (JAUW) is seeking applications from women students or researchers for its 2017 International Fellowship Program to allow promising researchers/graduate students in any field to spend a period of time in residence in a graduate /research institute etc. in Japan. This program offers core funding to […]

Swiss Re Foundation: ReSource Award 2017

—Deadline: 22 March 2017— The ReSource Award acknowledges social entrepreneurial initiatives aimed at prototyping or scaling up new approaches for resolving existing social and/or ecological issues related to sustainable water management practices. Examples include access to, use and supply of water, sanitation and hygiene in low, lower-middle and upper–middle-income countries as classified by the World Bank. […]

IUCN NL Small Grants for the Purchase of...

—Deadline: 1st May, 2017— The International Union for Conservation of Nature Netherlands (IUCN NL) is currently accepting applications for its Small Grants for the Purchase of Nature (SPN) with an aim to enable strong local conservation NGOs to secure, connect and efficiently protect habitat of Red List species. Funding Information The maximum financial assistance provided […]

2017 Right Livelihood Award

Nominations are open for the 2017 Right Livelihood Award to honour and support courageous people and organisations offering visionary and exemplary solutions to the root causes of global problems. The Right Livelihood Award recognizes that, in striving to meet the human challenges of today’s world, the most inspiring and remarkable work often defies any standard […]

UNESCO-Pearson Initiative for Literacy

UNESCO, in partnership with Pearson, is seeking innovative and existing digital solutions to help include low-skilled, low-literate youth and adults in the information society and improve their livelihoods. If selected, your live digital solution will be profiled as a case study in the Initiative for Literacy: Improved Livelihoods in a Digital World in 2017. The […]

Apply to the 2nd Cycle of the 2017 IDEX ...

—Deadline: March 31st, 2017— The IDEX fellowship programme is a high intensity, hands-on, immersive fellowship experience to help you begin the impact career you’ve always wanted. The six-month fellowship is centered around 1:1 coaching, monthly mentoring workshops, curated readings, professional development challenges and relationship building with like-minded professionals that will last a lifetime. Every year […]

West Africa Civil Society Insitute (WACS...

The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) with support from the Ford Foundation is inviting applications from qualified candidates to the 2017 Civil Society Leadership Institute (CSLI) for West Africans. This programme is designed in response to the need to consciously and consistently groom the next generation of civil society leaders in the region. The […]

DFID Tender Notice: Tackling Deadly Dise...

TDDAP is a five-year flagship programme for DFID’s Africa Regional Department. Following the Ebola crisis and various outbreaks since then, DFID is using learning from these and its regional preparedness programme to deliver on its commitments on global health security. DFID’s interventions during the Ebola crises and in other public health emergencies have contributed to […]

DFID: Women’s Integrated Sexual Health (

—Deadline: Fri 31 March 2017— The Women’s Integrated Sexual Health (WISH) programme across Africa and Asia to provide a comprehensive package of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), with a primary focus on increasing the number of additional Family Planning (FP) users according to the FP2020 definition, alongside reducing maternal mortality and improving access […]

Singularity University & World Food Prog

—Deadline: March 5, 2017— The Singularity University together with the World Food Programme (WFP) is currently inviting applications for the Global Impact Challenge to find new ways to provide food in emergencies.  This partnership offers applicants a unique combination of Silicon Valley exponential thinking and global expertise in food assistance and humanitarian response. It’s time […]

International Women Media Foundation: 20...

—Deadline: March 7, 2017— The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is currently seeking applications from women journalists for its program entitled “Howard G. Buffet Fund” to support projects including educational opportunities, investigative reporting and media development initiatives. The Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists, the first funding initiative of its kind, enables the IWMF […]

Humanitarian Innovation Fund: Call for a...

—Deadline: 10 March, 2017— The Humanitarian Innovation Fund are looking for a Research and Evaluation Partner to create good practice guidance for designing user-centred emergency sanitation provision using rapid community engagement approaches. The guidance should include information on how to design, implement and measure the impact of the approach and engagement with the affected communities. […]

US Department of State: Funding Opportun...

—Deadline: 7th April, 2017— The United States Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) is seeking proposals from organisations for its NGO programs benefiting Malian Refugees in Burkina Faso, Mauritania, and Niger; Nigerian Refugees in Niger; Refugee Returnees in Mali, Senegal, or Cote d’Ivoire. Funding Information For all other proposals, program plans […]

USAID Call for Partnership Concept Paper...

—Deadline: 30th April, 2017— The Scaling Off-Grid Energy Grand Challenge for Development (SOGE) seeks to accelerate growth in the off-grid household solar energy market by providing 20 million households in sub-Saharan Africa with access to modern, clean, and affordable electricity. Our vision is the emergence of a vibrant marketplace of high-impact enterprises that provide off-grid […]

IDRC Call for Expressions of Interest: S...

The Networked Economies Program at IDRC invites applications from independent policy research organizations in the global South that are committed to using research to inform and influence national-level cyber-related policies in digital rights, cybersecurity and innovation policy. This initiative will provide funding to promising policy research organizations, and will work with successful applicants to improve […]

NED Grant for advancing democratic goals...

Each year the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) makes direct grants to hundreds of nongovernmental organizations worldwide working to advance democratic goals and strengthen democratic institutions. In 2012, NED funded about 1236 projects in 92 countries around the world. Grant amounts vary depending on the size and scope of the projects, but the average grant […]

Ford Foundation Announces Technology Fel...

The Technology Fellows program is administered by the Internet Freedom unit at the Ford Foundation, which works globally to advance economic and social protections in the Internet environment. Technology Fellows will play a strategic advisory role to the foundation as well as provide practical technical expertise to staff and grantees (Note that this role does NOT […]

UONGONZI Green Industrialization Researc...

UONGOZI Institute has announced its call for proposals for the year 2016-17. Over the past decade, most African countries have enjoyed good economic growth relative to their historical performance and the average growth rate for the global economy. Africa is becoming more integrated in the world economy and its partnerships are diversifying, revealing unprecedented economic opportunities. […]

Transformations to Sustainability (T2S) ...

The Belmont Forum and NORFACE launch the Programme ”Transformations to Sustainability” (acronym: T2S). T2S will contribute to re-structuring the broad field of sustainability research by placing social science and humanities at the heart of interdisciplinary research in a step change in scale and scope for research programming on this topic. Co-production of knowledge and research […]

USAID Diaspora Partnerships 2017

The Lab is interested in collaborating with organizations working to engage diaspora communities in addressing development challenges in their countries of origin. The Lab is particularly seeking to identify catalytic, diaspora-centric partnership models centering on economic development, entrepreneurship, philanthropy and/or investing. USAID is proactively seeking to catalyze private investment from diaspora communities to businesses and social […]

 

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