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Niwano Peace Foundation Grant Program 20...

– Deadline: April 30, 2017 – The Niwano Peace Foundation inaugurated its grant-awarding activities in 1979, the year after its establishment, to support research and activities that foster peace. Grants have been awarded every year since then. Under the overall rubric of all fields having to do with religion, grants are awarded to support research […]

TWAS Research Grants Programme in Basic ...

– Deadline: May 11, 2017 – The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) Research Grants Programme in Basic Sciences was established in response to the needs of researchers in developing countries, particularly those attached to institutions that lack appropriate research facilities. Under this scheme, grants can be awarded for research projects in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and […]

OTF Internet Freedom Fund 2017 Grants

 – Deadline: 1st May, 2017 – Through the Internet Freedom Fund, OTF strives to uphold and increase capacity for individuals, organizations, and companies who support technology-centered efforts that aim to strengthen internet freedom and promote human rights by circumventing repressive censorship and surveillance, improving related digital security capabilities, and contributing to the overall health of […]

EREF Sustainable Waste Management Grant ...

– Deadline: 1st June, 2017 – The sustainability movement has reached the business models of nearly every industry in the United States, and many companies, municipalities and states have set aggressive sustainability goals that include how waste stream are being managed.  The EREF Board of Directors has set an initiative to ensure research funded projects […]

Green Star Awards 2017

– Deadline: 30 April, 2017 – Nominations are now open for the 2017 Green Star Awards, a joint initiative between Green Cross International (GCI), the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP). The purpose of the Green Star Awards is to recognize individuals, organizations, governments and companies who […]

Water Abundance XPRIZE 2017

– Deadline: April 28, 2017 – The Water Abundance XPRIZE is a competition, challenging teams to alleviate the global water crisis with energy-efficient technologies that harvest fresh water from thin air. Teams will revolutionize access to fresh water by creating a device that extracts a minimum of 2,000 liters of water per day from the […]

Mind and Life Institute Peace Grants 201...

The Mind & Life Institute is a non-profit organization committed to building a scientific understanding of the mind and human behavior as a way to reduce suffering and promote flourishing. In particular, we promote the integration of rigorous scientific inquiry with contemplative practices and wisdom traditions by supporting the emerging field of contemplative sciences. As […]

NEF Ambassadors Programme 2017

NEF Ambassadors are the NEF’s young science and technology champions, one from each African country. NEF Ambassadors, who are all under 42 years, drive the NEF’s local public engagement activities while growing their own careers through the NEF’s partnerships that offer opportunities for mentorship and collaborations with established researchers. In particular, the NEF Ambassadors attend […]

Postcode Lottery Green Challenge 2017

– Deadline: 1st June, 2017 – The Postcode Lottery Green Challenge is one of the world’s largest competitions in the field of sustainable entrepreneurship. From 1 March 2017 until 1 June 2017, green start-ups from all over the world can submit their promising sustainable business plans to the the 11th edition. The winner will receive […]

GSMA Mobile for Development Utilities In...

– Deadline: 16 April, 2017 – The M4D Utilities Innovation Fund aims to test and scale the use of mobile to improve or increase access to energy, water and sanitation services. The Innovation Fund, supported by the UK Government, was launched in June 2013. In two phases of funding, grants have been competitively awarded to […]

Nestlé Foundation Research Grants 2017

– Deadline: May 10th, 2017 – The Nestlé Foundation initiates and supports research in human nutrition with public health relevance in low-income and lower middle-income countries according to the World Bank classification (see The results of the research projects should ideally provide a basis for implementation and action which will lead to sustainable effects in […]

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Stop Slavery...

– Deadline: 15 August, 2017 – The Stop Slavery Award is an initiative from the Thomson Reuters Foundation. The Award recognizes the “best in class” of the corporate sector: companies that are leading the fight against modern slavery in their supply chains. Conferred for the first time in November 2016 at the annual Trust Conference, […]

Global Shining Light Award for Investiga...

–  Deadline: May 15, 2017 – Every two years, the Global Investigative Journalism Network presents the Global Shining Light Award, a unique award which honors investigative journalism in a developing or transitioning country, done under threat, duress, or in the direst of conditions.The winner receives an honorary plaque, US$2,000, and a trip to the 2017 […]

Embassy of Sweden: Small Grant Programme...

–  Deadline: 26 April, 2017 – The Embassy of Sweden in Abuja is introducing a flexible small grants programme to allow for partnership with one registered non-governmental organisation on activities that promote Sweden in Nigeria. This can include promoting trade and investment activities developed around using Swedish models or businesses and in addition activities that enhances […]


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