The Ramsar Convention Secretariat: Inviting applications for The Ramsar Wetland Conservation Awards to recognize and honor the achievements of individuals, organizations and governments around the world for the conservation and wise use of wetlands.

Donor Name:  The Ramsar Convention Secretariat Award name: The Ramsar Wetland Conservation Awards Award brief: The Ramsar Wetland Conservation Awards were established in 1996 to recognize and honor the achievements of individuals, organizations and governments around the world for the conservation and wise use of wetlands. They will be awarded for the seventh time at…

Department for International Development (DFID): Inviting applications to support consortia to create innovative solutions to complex development challenges that deliver real change to poor people’s lives.

Donor Name:  Department for International Development (DFID) Funding name: No specific fund name Funding brief:  UK Aid Connect will support consortia to create innovative solutions to complex development challenges that deliver real change to poor people’s lives. The world has seen substantial success on poverty reduction. However, 1.2 billion people remain in extreme poverty. There…

The Hilden Charitable Fund: Inviting applications for the funding priority in a) UK: Hilden’s grant making priorities are: Homelessness, Penal Affairs, Asylum Seekers and Refugees, and Community Based initiatives for Disadvantaged Young People Aged 16 to 25; b) Overseas: priorities overseas are for projects in developing countries working on community development, education, and health.

Donor Name:  The Hilden Charitable Fund Funding name:The Hilden Charitable Fund Funding brief: In the UK: Hilden’s grant making priorities are: Homelessness, Penal Affairs, Asylum Seekers and Refugees, and Community Based initiatives for Disadvantaged Young People Aged 16 to 25. Hilden’s grant making priorities overseas are for projects in developing countries working on community development,…

The Fund to End Violence Against Children: Inviting applications to provide financial support to programs which aim to further the Partnership’s second strategic goal of accelerating action to prevent and respond to the violence children face.

Donor Name:  The Fund to End Violence Against Children Funding name:  The Fund to End Violence Against Children Funding brief: The Fund to End Violence Against Children (“the Fund”) launched together with the Global Partnership in July 2016. It will initially provide financial support to programs which aim to further the Partnership’s second strategic goal…

Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles (SSAR): Inviting applications for Roger Conant Grants in Herpetology to provide financial support for deserving individuals (with a primary emphasis on student researchers) or organizations involved in herpetological research, education, or conservation.

Donor Name:  Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles (SSAR) Funding name: Roger Conant Grants in Herpetology Funding brief: This program is intended to provide financial support for deserving individuals (with a primary emphasis on student researchers) or organizations involved in herpetological research, education, or conservation. Categories: Grant proposals will be considered in the…

Primate Conservation, Incorporated (PCI): Inviting applications to fund field research that supports conservation programs for wild populations of primates.

Donor Name:  Primate Conservation, Incorporated (PCI) Funding name: No specific fund name Funding brief:  Primate Conservation, Incorporated (PCI) is a not-for-profit foundation founded to fund field research that supports conservation programs for wild populations of primates. Priority will be given to projects that study, in their natural habitat, the least known and most endangered species.…

World Land Trust: Inviting applications to seek potential opportunities to support projects focused on protecting threatened biodiversity worldwide.

Donor Name: World Land Trust Funding name:  No specific fund name Funding brief:  World Land Trust (WLT) actively seeks potential opportunities to support projects focused on protecting threatened biodiversity worldwide. Organizations wishing to submit a project proposal to World Land Trust should be aware that we DO NOT usually accept unsolicited applications. On occasion they…

SavingSpecies: Inviting applications to help local conservation groups purchase land for conservation and habitat restoration, and may consider projects for restoration of habitat on land that is within an existing protected area.

Donor Name: SavingSpecies Funding name:  No specific fund name Funding brief:  SavingSpecies helps local conservation groups purchase land for conservation and habitat restoration, and may consider projects for restoration of habitat on land that is within an existing protected area. We maximize our effectiveness by providing grants for the purchase and restoration of land that…

The Phoenix Zoo: Inviting applications to provide ex situ support for in situ conservation.

Donor Name:  The Phoenix Zoo Funding name:  No specific fund name Funding brief:  The Phoenix Zoo’s Conservation Department mission is to provide ex situ support for in situ conservation. This is accomplished through participation and leadership in conservation efforts locally and throughout our region, and by supporting conservation and science programs worldwide. Funding Priorities:Priority is…

The Zebra Foundation: Inviting applications to help veterinary surgeons and students extend their knowledge of zoological medicine.

Donor Name: The Zebra Foundation Funding name:  ZEBRA Foundation award Funding brief:  The Zebra Foundation wants to help veterinary surgeons and students extend their knowledge of zoological medicine. This may be by attending relevant organizations at home or abroad, undertaking elective study projects or zoological research. Deadline: Applications are considered twice a year in December…

International Marine Animal Trainers Association (IMATA): Inviting applications to provide financial support for investigations which address IMATA’s mission to advance the humane care and handling of marine animals by fostering communication between professionals that serve marine animal science through training, public display, research, husbandry, conservation, and education.

Donor Name: International Marine Animal Trainers Association (IMATA) Funding name: The International Marine Animal Trainers Association Research Grant  2017 Funding brief: The International Marine Animal Trainers Association Research Grant was founded in 2011 to provide financial support for investigations which address IMATA’s mission to advance the humane care and handling of marine animals by fostering…

The Flying Mind Foundation: Inviting applications to fight the air pollution through technology.

Donor Name: The Flying Mind Foundation Funding name:  Smogathon 2017 Funding brief: Smogathon is an initiative aiming to fight the air pollution through technology. Our idea is to get start-ups from all over the world to compete for $25,000 in cash and $75,000 as a contract to implement their idea in Krakow, in order to…

Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Ebbe Nielsen Challenge: Inviting applications from developers and data scientists who create tools capable of liberating species records from open data repositories for scientific discovery and reuse.

Donor Name: Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Ebbe Nielsen Challenge Funding name:  Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Ebbe Nielsen Challenge Fund Funding brief: The 2017 GBIF Ebbe Nielsen Challenge will award a total of €14,000 to developers and data scientists who create tools capable of liberating species records from open data repositories for scientific discovery…

Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES): Inviting applications to contribute to the retention and enhancement of biodiversity in socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS) for achieving the Aichi Biodiversity Targets.

Donor Name:  Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) Funding name:  Satoyama Development Mechanism (SDM) 2017 Funding brief: The Secretariat for the Satoyama Development Mechanism (SDM) is pleased to announce that the call is now open for proposals for SDM 2017 sub-grant projects. SDM is one of the collaborative activities of the International Partnership for Satoyama…

Loro Parque Fundación: Inviting applications to support projects that mainly focus on parrots and marine species.

Donor Name:  Loro Parque Fundación Funding name:  Conservation and research project support Funding brief: Loro Parque Fundación supports projects that mainly focus on parrots and marine species. Our main aim is to improve the conservation status of the endangered species as well as to promote conservation of the land and marine biodiversity. Deadline: 15th, September,…

Grinnell College: Inviting applications for The Grinnell College Innovator for Social Justice Prize, or the Grinnell Prize to honor individuals who have demonstrated leadership in their fields and who show creativity, commitment, and extraordinary accomplishment in effecting positive social change.

Donor Name:  Grinnell College Award name: The Grinnell College Innovator for Social Justice Prize, or the Grinnell Prize Award brief:  The Grinnell College Innovator for Social Justice Prize, or the Grinnell Prize, directly reflects Grinnell’s historic mission to educate men and women “who are prepared in life and work to use their knowledge and their…

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.: Inviting applications for Ocean Fund to support efforts to restore and maintain a healthy marine environment, minimize the impact of human activity on this environment, and promote awareness of ocean and coastal issues and respect for marine life.

Donor Name:  Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Funding name: Ocean Fund Funding brief: Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., which operates Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises and Azamara Cruises, established the Ocean Fund in 1996 to support marine conservation organizations in conserving the world’s oceans. The mission of the Ocean Fund is to support efforts to restore and maintain…

American Museum of Natural History: Inviting applications for Research Grants Application for FRANK M. CHAPMAN MEMORIAL Fund to investigate fundamental questions in evolutionary ornithological science.

Donor Name: American Museum of Natural History Funding name: Research Grants Application for FRANK M. CHAPMAN MEMORIAL Fund Funding brief: The Frank M. Chapman Memorial Fund supports ornithological research anywhere in the world. Priority for funding is given to grants investigating fundamental questions in evolutionary ornithological science. Chapman Grants: Modest short-term awards for research in…

Rainforest Action Network: Inviting Applications for Protect-an-Acre Grant Application to protect the world’s forests and support the rights of their inhabitants through small grants to traditionally under-funded organizations and communities in forest regions.

Donor Name: Rainforest Action Network Funding name: Protect-an-Acre Grant Application Funding brief: RAN established Protect-an-Acre (PAA) in 1993 to protect the world’s forests and support the rights of their inhabitants through small grants to traditionally under-funded organizations and communities in forest regions. PAA is a grassroots alternative to “buy-an-acre” programs that seek to provide rainforest…

Eric Hosking Charitable Trust: Inviting applications to pursue projects on Birds and other Natural History subjects, which are of scientific and conservation value, through the media of writing, photography, painting or illustration.

Donor Name: Eric Hosking Charitable Trust Funding name: No specific fund name Funding brief:  The Trust bursaries are to be awarded annually to applicants requiring financial assistance, in order to pursue projects on Birds and other Natural History subjects, which are of scientific and conservation value, through the media of writing, photography, painting or illustration.…

The World Cancer Research Fund International: Inviting applications for Research grant for the funding theme- a) cancer prevention; and b) cancer survivors;

Donor Name:  The World Cancer Research Fund International Funding name: Research grant Funding brief:  The grant programme groups research into two themes – cancer prevention and cancer survivors. Each of these areas may be addressed either from the perspective of identifying the mechanisms that underpin the effect of diet, nutrition and physical activity on cancer,…

Brevard Zoo: Inviting applications for Wildlife Emergency Fund to address severe and time-sensitive threats to wildlife.

Donor Name:  Brevard Zoo Funding name: Wildlife Emergency Fund Funding brief:  The Brevard Zoo Wildlife Emergency Fund is a small grant program that provides emergency funding of up to $2,500 to address severe and time-sensitive threats to wildlife. Emergency funding is focused on saving wildlife impacted by natural or man-made catastrophes such as earthquakes, flooding,…

Whitley Fund for Nature: Inviting applications for outstanding nature conservationists around the developing world.

Donor Name:  Whitley Fund for Nature Funding name: Whitley Awards 2018 Funding brief: WFN is a UK registered charity offering Whitley Awards and ongoing support to outstanding nature conservationists around the developing world. They locate and recognize dynamic conservation leaders and support projects founded on science, community involvement and pragmatism. The charity offers funding, training…

The Disability Rights Fund (DRF): Inviting applications for different funding streams: 1) Small Grants; 2) Mid-Level Coalition Grants; and 3) National Coalition Grants;

Donor Name:  The Disability Rights Fund (DRF) Funding name: The Disability Rights Fund (DRF) Funding brief:  The Disability Rights Fund is a grant making collaborative that supports persons with disabilities around the world to build diverse movements, ensure inclusive development agendas, and achieve equal rights and opportunity for all. Through grant making, advocacy, and technical…

John Ball Zoo: Inviting applications for The John Ball Zoo Wildlife Conservation Fund to promote understanding and enjoyment of rare, threatened and endangered animals and their habitats and to support zoological research that will directly benefit captive animal management.

Donor Name: John Ball Zoo Funding name: The John Ball Zoo Wildlife Conservation Fund Funding brief:  The John Ball Zoo Wildlife Conservation Fund was established in 1985 to promote understanding and enjoyment of rare, threatened and endangered animals and their habitats and to support zoological research that will directly benefit captive animal management. Deadline: The…

International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI): Inviting applications for The IPNI Science Award to recognize and promote distinguished contributions by scientists involved with global ecological intensification as related to crop production.

Donor Name: International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI) Award name: The IPNI Science Award Award brief: The IPNI Science Award was established by the IPNI Board of Directors in 2006. Its purpose is to recognize and promote distinguished contributions by scientists involved with global ecological intensification as related to crop production. Ecological intensification is defined as…

Borlaug Global Rust Initiative: Inviting applications for Borlaug Global Rust Initiative to provide professional development opportunities for women working in wheat during the early stages of their career.​

Donor Name: Borlaug Global Rust Initiative Award name: Jeanie Borlaug Laube Women in Triticum (WIT) Early Career Award Award brief: This award, established in 2010, provides professional development opportunities for women working in wheat during the early stages of their career.​ Up to five awards may be granted in a given year.​ However, the number…

ETH Zurich-The World Food System Center: Inviting applications for the funding theme: a) Sustainability in Food Value Chains (Coop Research Program, Call 5); and b) Organic Production Systems for Food Security (Mercator Research Program, Call 7);

Donor Name:  ETH Zurich-The World Food System Center Funding name: “World Food System” Grants Funding brief: The World Food System Center administers a competitive grants platform in coordination with the Research Commission of the ETH Zurich. Please see below and related pages for important information about the World Food System (WFS) Grants, including eligibility and…

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council: Inviting applications for the funding theme-Resilient and sustainable energy networks for developing countries.

Donor Name: The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council Funding name: EPSRC’s Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Funding brief:  This call is supported through EPSRC’s Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) allocation. The aim of this activity is to support an internationally leading programme of research to tackle the energy distribution challenges faced by developing countries.…

The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI): Inviting applications for Stockholm Water Prize to recognize women, men and organizations who have made outstanding contributions to the sustainable use and protection of the world’s water resources.

Donor Name:  The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) Award name:  2018 Stockholm Water Prize Funding brief: The Stockholm Water Prize recognizes women, men and organizations who have made outstanding contributions to the sustainable use and protection of the world’s water resources. A candidate for the Stockholm Water Prize shall have attained outstanding achievements of lasting…

The Academy of Medical Sciences: Inviting applications for Global Challenges Research Fund Networking Grants to allow researchers from developing countries and the UK to forge new links and hold networking events to generate innovative and interdisciplinary research ideas to address global challenges.

Donor Name:  The Academy of Medical Sciences Funding name: Global Challenges Research Fund Networking Grants Funding brief: The Academy of Medical Sciences in partnership with the British Academy, the Royal Academy of Engineering, and the Royal Society, is delighted to announce the inaugural call for applications to a new scheme to allow researchers from developing…

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD): Inviting applications for the funding theme- Call for Proposals South-South and Triangular Cooperation to support rural transformation: Promoting Innovations in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for Agriculture and Rural Development.

Donor Name: The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Funding name:  Call for Proposals South-South and Triangular Cooperation to support rural transformation: Promoting Innovations in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for Agriculture and Rural Development. Funding brief:  This Call for proposals  is intended to select a recipient or consortium of recipients to receive IFAD grant…

Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Inviting applications for Solving Global Challenges on different themes.

Donor Name:  Massachusetts Institute of Technology Funding name: Solving Global Challenges 2017 Funding theme: Youth, skills, & the workforce of the future Funding brief:  The Solve community aims to unearth and support innovative solutions to guarantee disadvantaged young people under 24 from low socio-economic (income, wealth, and education) backgrounds are equipped with 21st century skills…

European Partnership for Responsible Minerals: Inviting applications to create better social and economic conditions for mine workers and local mining communities, by increasing the number of mines that adopt responsible mining practices in Conflict and High Risk Areas (CAHRAs).

Donor Name: European Partnership for Responsible Minerals Funding name:  European Partnership for Responsible Minerals Fund Funding brief:  The European Partnership for Responsible Minerals is a multi-stakeholder partnership established to create better social and economic conditions for mine workers and local mining communities, by increasing the number of mines that adopt responsible mining practices in Conflict…

National Geographic Society: Inviting applications for Standard Grant for conservation, education, research, storytelling, and technology through its Committee for Research and Exploration.

Donor Name: National Geographic Society Fund name: Standard Grant Funding brief: The National Geographic Society awards grants for conservation, education, research, storytelling, and technology through its Committee for Research and Exploration. All proposed projects must be novel and exploratory, and be of broad interest. National Geographic Society grant-funded projects should be bold, innovative, and transformative.…

Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF): Inviting applications for ASEF Cultural Mobility Initiative 2017 Mobility First to support the travel of Asian and European artists and cultural professionals between Asia and Europe.

Donor Name:  Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) Funding name: ASEF Cultural Mobility Initiative 2017 Mobility First Funding brief:  Cultural mobility, whether for work, co-production or participation in a seminar or residency, is integral to the practice and career of artists and cultural professionals in Asia and Europe. However, securing funding to finance international travel (for touring shows,…

Geneva Centre for Security Policy: Inviting applications for innovation in global security to recognize deserving individuals or organizations that propose an innovative approach to addressing international security challenges.  

Donor Name: Geneva Centre for Security Policy Award name: 2017 GCSP Prize for Innovation in Global Security Award brief: Through its Creativity and Innovation Initiative, the GCSP and its Geopolitics and Global Futures Programme established in 2015 an annual prize to recognize deserving individuals or organizations that propose an innovative approach to addressing international security…

The Jephcott Charitable Trust: Inviting applications to make grants which will make a difference, preference will be given to charities or projects which are having difficulty getting started, or raising funds from other sources.

Donor Name: The Jephcott Charitable Trust Funding name:  The Jephcott Charitable Trust Fund Funding brief:  They like to make grants which will make a difference, preference will be given to charities or projects which are having difficulty getting started, or raising funds from other sources. This often means that the Trust is funding capital projects,…

DigitalGlobe Foundation: Inviting applications Satellite imagery grants to support research projects at the university level within military and civilian academic institutions.

Donor Name:  DigitalGlobe Foundation Funding name: Satellite imagery grants Funding brief:  The DigitalGlobe Foundation provides satellite imagery grants to support research projects at the university level within military and civilian academic institutions. Imagery grants are used to advance research in environmental studies, humanitarian support and disaster relief, as well as geographic information systems (GIS) and…

The South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE): Inviting Applications for Research on the Economics of Natural Resource Use and Environmental Change.

Donor Name: The South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE) Funding name: Research on the Economics of Natural Resource Use and Environmental Change Funding brief: The South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE) is a research network within the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) that provides research support to…

Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Inviting applications for Danida Market Development Partnerships 2017.

Donor Name: Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs Funding name:  Danida Market Development Partnerships 2017 Funding brief: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has launched the 2017 call for proposals for Danida Market Development Partnerships. Danida Market Development Partnerships contributes to sustainable market development that promotes the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. Focusing on SDG 8…

USAID: Inviting applications for the funding theme- Integrated Workforce Development and Sexual and Reproductive Health Activity.

Donor Name: The United States Agency for International Development in Bangladesh (USAID) Funding name:  YouthPower Action: Integrated Workforce Development and Sexual and Reproductive Health Activity Fund RFA No. 102074 RFA_003 Funding brief: The goal of this Request for Applications (RFA) is to build evidence on what works in youth integrated, cross-sectoral programming to achieve better Workforce Development (WfD)…

Tree Fund: Inviting applications for John z. Duling grant program to provide start-up or seed funding to support innovative research and technology transfer projects that have the potential of benefiting the everyday work of arborists.

Donor Name: Tree Fund Funding name:  John z. Duling grant program Funding brief:  The John Z. Duling Grant Program was established and funded by a bequest from the estate of John Z. Duling of Indiana, a strong advocate of research who in 1972 proposed the establishment of the ISA Research Trust. The goal of this…

The Taronga Conservation Society: Inviting applications for Taronga Field Conservation Grants to help to protect and regenerate habitats, stop poaching and trafficking of wildlife and reduce conflict between communities and wildlife living side by side.

Donor Name: The Taronga Conservation Society Funding name: Taronga Field Conservation Grants 2017-2018 Funding brief: Every two years, Taronga Conservation Society Australia awards funding to projects and programs that demonstrate measurable conservation outcomes in the field — anywhere in the world. Since launching its Field Conservation Grants in 2008, Taronga has given over $500,000 to…

Panthera: Inviting applications for The Kaplan Graduate Awards Program (KAP) to help develop the next generation of wild cat biologists.

Donor Name: Panthera Funding name: The Kaplan Graduate Awards Program (KAP) Funding brief: The Kaplan Graduate Awards Program (KAP) was created to help develop the next generation of wild cat biologists. The program supports the conservation efforts of outstanding young biology graduate students working on wild felids in situ. They welcome applications for projects on…

FRIDA: Inviting applications for Environmental justice special grants for young feminist and young women-led groups focused on Climate and Environmental Justice in targeted regions and countries to play an active role in the global transition towards justice and sustainability.

Donor Name: FRIDA Funding name: Environmental justice special grants Funding brief:  With the aim of ensuring that young feminists and young women are supported in continuing to play an active role in the global transition towards justice and sustainability; FRIDA is launching a special grant round for young feminist and young women-led groups focused on…

Teach A Man To Fish: Inviting applications for a global business start-up Awards Programme for schools around the world with up to $50,000 in prizes available for the most entrepreneurial schools, teachers and students.

Donor Name: Teach A Man To Fish Funding name: The School Enterprise Challenge, 2017 Funding brief: The School Enterprise Challenge, run by Teach A Man To Fish, is a global business start-up Awards Programme for schools around the world with up to $50,000 in prizes available for the most entrepreneurial schools, teachers and students. This…

Department for International Development (DFID): Inviting applications for DFID-funded Small Charities Challenge Fund (SCCF) to support and strengthen the work of small UK registered not-for-profit organizations working in priority countries, to help enhance their capacity and efforts to tackle poverty, and towards achieving the Global Goals.

Donor Name:  Department for International Development (DFID) Funding name: DFID-funded Small Charities Challenge Fund (SCCF) Funding brief:  Making grants available to support and strengthen the work of small UK registered not-for-profit organizations working in priority countries, to help enhance their capacity and efforts to tackle poverty, and towards achieving the Global Goals. The Small Charities…

Conquer Cancer Foundation (CCF): Inviting applications for International Innovation Grant to reduce the cancer burden in local communities, while also being potentially transferable to other low- or middle-income settings.

Donor Name: Conquer Cancer Foundation (CCF) Funding name: International Innovation Grant Funding brief: The International Innovation Grant provides research funding in support of novel and innovative projects that can have a significant impact on cancer control in low- and middle-income countries (LMCs).  It is intended to support proposals that have the potential to reduce the…

AmplifyChange: Inviting applications for Strategic Grant to support organizations that work globally and regionally to advocate and help shape policy and strategy on the priority themes of AmplifyChange.

Donor Name: AmplifyChange Funding name:  Strategic Grant Funding brief:  The purpose of a Strategic grant is to support organizations that work globally and regionally to advocate and help shape policy and strategy on the priority themes of AmplifyChange. Strategic grant applicants must therefore be able to demonstrate achievement in at least one of the five…

American Psychological Foundation: Inviting applications for graduate student grants for empirical or applied research that encourages the study of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) family psychology and LGBT family therapy.

Donor Name:  American Psychological Foundation Funding name: Roy Scrivner Memorial Research Grants Funding brief:  The Roy Scrivner Research Grants provide graduate student grants (preference given to dissertation candidates) for empirical or applied research that encourages the study of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) family psychology and LGBT family therapy. Researchers from all fields of…

Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF): Inviting applications to support to developing countries through project preparation grants (PPGs) to prepare technically sound and sustainable projects.

Donor Name: Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF) Funding name:  Project Preparation Grants (PPGs) Funding brief: STDF provides support to developing countries through project preparation grants (PPGs) to prepare technically sound and sustainable projects. Deadline: 04th, August, 2017 Funding details link: http://www.standardsfacility.org/project-preparation-grants Funding limit: ● An amount of up to US$50,000 may be requested under a…

The Department for International Development (DFID): Inviting applications for the funding title-Strengthening Humanitarian Preparedness and Response (SHPR).

  Donor Name: The Department for International Development (DFID) Funding name: Strengthening Humanitarian Preparedness and Response (SHPR) programme Funding brief:  The Department for International Development (DFID) of the UK Government is supporting a humanitarian preparedness and response programme in Bangladesh. The aim of the Strengthening Humanitarian Preparedness and Response (SHPR) programme is to provide more effective,…

The Information Society Innovation Fund (ISIF Asia): Inviting applications for the funding categories of: a) Internet Operations Research Grants; b) Internet for Development Grant; c) Cybersecurity grants.

Donor Name: The Information Society Innovation Fund (ISIF Asia) Funding name: The Information Society Innovation Fund (ISIF Asia) Funding brief:  During 2017, ISIF Asia is allocating AUD 145,000 to support grants across three categories and AUD 10,000 for one award. ● Internet Operations Research Grants: The Internet Operations Research Grants support the development of an independent…

The Future for Nature Foundation: Inviting applications for Future For Nature Award 2018 to stimulate a new generation of nature conservation leaders by providing support to young and talented conservationists who are committed to protecting species of wild animals and plants.

Donor Name: The Future for Nature Foundation Funding name: Future For Nature Award 2018 Funding brief: The Future for Nature Foundation aims to stimulate a new generation of nature conservation leaders by providing support to young and talented conservationists who are committed to protecting species of wild animals and plants. Each year, they fund the…

Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP): Inviting applications for 2017 GCSP Prize for Innovation in Global Security to reward the most inspiring, innovative and ground-breaking contribution of the year, whether this comes in the form of an initiative, invention, research publication, or organization.

Donor Name: Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) Funding name: 2017 GCSP Prize for Innovation in Global Security Funding brief:  The prize is designed to reach across all relevant disciplines and fields. It seeks to reward the most inspiring, innovative and ground-breaking contribution of the year, whether this comes in the form of an initiative,…

PlanetRomeo Foundation: Inviting applications for emerging LGBTI projects and initiatives.

Donor Name: PlanetRomeo Foundation Funding name: No specific name Funding brief:  PlanetRomeo Foundation focuses on achieving societal change in order to improve the position of LGBTI people throughout the world, with an emphasis on the most disadvantaged regions and communities. We also focus on mobilizing and activating the LGBTI community in those challenging contexts. The…

Hogan Lovells: Inviting applications for The Community Solar Innovation Awards 2017 to recognize and support outstanding eco-inclusive businesses and not-for-profit organizations in developing countries that use solar energy or technologies to benefit lives in poor communities.

Donor Name:  Hogan Lovells Award name:  The Community Solar Innovation Awards 2017 Award brief:  The Community Solar Innovation Awards 2017 recognizes and supports outstanding eco-inclusive businesses and not-for-profit organizations in developing countries that use solar energy or technologies to benefit lives in poor communities. Deadline: The deadline for Award submissions is 16 August 2017, 23:59…

Islamic Development Bank: Inviting applications for Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Prizes for Science and Technology to recognize of the crucial role of Science and Technology (S&T) towards social and economic development.

Donor Name: Islamic Development Bank Award name: Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Prizes for Science and Technology-16th Edition (1439H- 2018G) Award brief:  In recognition of the crucial role of Science and Technology (S&T) towards social and economic development, the IDB has, over the years, diversified and increased its assistance to its member countries in this area.…

Japan Foreign Trade Council, Inc: Inviting applications for JFTC Essay Competition 2017 to encourage students, young researchers and business people to express their opinions on matters of national and international importance.

Donor Name: Japan Foreign Trade Council (JFTC), Inc Funding name: JFTC Essay Competition 2017 Funding brief:  JFTC is sponsoring JFTC Essay Competition 2017 to encourage students, young researchers and business people to express their opinions on matters of national and international importance. Free trade aims to achieve economic development by promoting free transactions of goods…

Australian High Commission, Bangladesh: Inviting applications for The Direct Aid Program (DAP) to address humanitarian hardship and to advance development activities.

Donor Name: Australian High Commission, Bangladesh Funding name: The Direct Aid Program (DAP) Funding brief: The Direct Aid Program (DAP) is a flexible small grants program funded by the Australian Government through the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. The aim of the DAP is to advance developmental objectives and address humanitarian hardship in developing…

European Commission: Inviting applications for the funding title- Innovative approaches for local nutrition governance.

Donor Name: European Commission Funding name:  European Commission Fund Reference No: EuropeAid/154555/DD/ACT/BD Funding brief:  The present Call for Proposals covers the third component of the broader EU funded programme on Food and Nutrition Security Programme for Bangladesh 2015 for which the ultimate beneficiaries are children, pregnant and lactating women and adolescent girls from poor households.…

Action for The Wild and Colchester Zoo: Inviting applications to provide financial assistance and technical advice to overseas in situ projects in order to support the conservation of endangered species and their habitats.

Donor Name: Action for The Wild (AFTW) and Colchester Zoo Funding name:  Action For The Wild (AFTW) fund Funding brief:  Colchester Zoo aims to provide financial assistance and technical advice to overseas in situ projects in order to support the conservation of endangered species and their habitats. Action for the Wild aims to provide habitat…

Aidsfonds: Inviting applications for 2017 Call for Proposals: Challenging intellectual property barriers that prevent access to treatment for people living with HIV in Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Indonesia, Myanmar, Vietnam, Bangladesh and/or Ukraine.

Donor Name: Aidsfonds Funding name: 2017 Call for Proposals Funding brief:  Aidsfonds is pleased to announce its 2017 Call for Proposals: Challenging intellectual property barriers that prevent access to treatment for people living with HIV in Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Indonesia, Myanmar, Vietnam, Bangladesh and/or Ukraine. With this call, Aidsfonds aims to…

International Women Media Foundation (IWMF): Inviting applications for Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists award to promote the work and advancing the role of women in the news media across the globe is critical to transparency and a diversity of voices.

Donor Name: International Women Media Foundation (IWMF) Award name: Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists Award brief:  Promoting the work and advancing the role of women in the news media across the globe is critical to transparency and a diversity of voices. The Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists, the first funding initiative…

The International Elephant Foundation (IEF): Inviting applications for 2018 Elephant Conservation and Research Funding Support.

Donor Name: The International Elephant Foundation (IEF) Funding name: 2018 Elephant Conservation and Research Funding Funding brief:  The International Elephant Foundation (IEF) is now accepting proposals for 2018 Elephant Conservation and Research Funding Support. AFRICAN ELEPHANT Conservation Funding Support. ● Human-elephant conflict mitigation and coexistence ● Reducing habitat fragmentation and loss ● Action to eliminate illegal killing and…

Aurora Humanitarian Initiative: Inviting Applications for 2018 Aurora Prize 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 tragedies, especially man-conceived disasters and crimes against humanity.

Donor Name: Aurora Humanitarian Initiative Award name: 2018 Aurora Prize Award brief:  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 tragedies, especially man-conceived disasters and crimes against humanity. Nominations are open…

Laerdal Foundation: Inviting applications for projects related to Saving Lives at Birth.

Donor Name: Laerdal Foundation Funding name: Laerdal Foundation Fund Funding theme: Saving Lives at Birth in Low-Resource Settings Funding brief:  The Board has earmarked 50% of the annual appropriations through 2020 for projects related to Saving Lives at Birth. The support will be focused on practically oriented projects helping achieve the UN Sustainability Goal no…

D-Prize: Inviting applications to fund new entrepreneurs who increase access to proven poverty interventions.

Donor Name: D-Prize Award name:  D-Prize award Award brief:  D-Prize funds new entrepreneurs who increase access to proven poverty interventions. D-Prize Challenges: ● Girl’s education ● Agriculture ● Energy ● Global health ● Education ● Governance and infrastructure ● Custom Deadline: ● Submission deadline for early decision round: July 30, 2017 at midnight PT (Pacific Time) ● Regular submission deadline: August 20, 2017 at…

Nehru Foundation for Development, JSW and Times of India: Inviting Applications for the earth care award to reduce emissions, adopt approaches to protect land and water resources and promote innovations for reducing impacts, emphasizing appropriate environmental action.

Donor Name: Nehru Foundation for Development, JSW and Times of India Award name: The Earth Care Awards Award brief:  The Earth Care Awards seeks to identify and foster actions across several sectors with special reference to mitigation and adaptation imperatives related to climate change. This is in response to the growing consciousness on climate impacts…

The Bloomberg Initiative: Inviting applications for Reduce Tobacco Use Grants Program to Reduce Tobacco Use.

Donor Name: The Bloomberg Initiative Funding name:  The Bloomberg Initiative fund Funding brief:  The Bloomberg Initiative to Reduce Tobacco Use Grants Program is an important component of the Bloomberg Initiative to Reduce Tobacco Use. With funds from Michael R. Bloomberg, through his charitable foundation Bloomberg Philanthropies, the Grants Program is competitive and supports projects to…

Japan Water Forum: Inviting applications to support organizations addressing water-related issues at the grass-roots level in developing countries.

Donor Name: Japan Water Forum Funding name: Japan Water Forum Fund 2017 Funding brief:  Japan Water Forum (JWF) Fund is the fund program aiming at supporting organizations addressing water-related issues at the grass-roots level in developing countries. They hope that it will be a small but certain step to solve water-related issues while meeting local…

The Private Financing Advisory Network (PFAN): Inviting Applications to provide coaching support from experienced professionals in developing and refining a financially, socially and environmentally viable business plan; an indispensable document that will be an integral part of subsequent investor outreach.

Donor Name: The Private Financing Advisory Network (PFAN) Funding name: Project Development and Financing Initiative for Climate & Clean Energy in Asia Funding brief:  The objective of the PFAN Project Development and Financing Initiative for Climate & Clean Energy in Asia is to provide coaching support from experienced professionals in developing and refining a financially,…

Adam Bradford Private Consulting Ltd.: Inviting Applications for Adam Start Entrepreneurship Challenge award towards start up, business mentoring support and unparalleled access to networks and media opportunities.

Donor Name:  Adam Bradford Private Consulting Ltd. Award name: Adam Start Entrepreneurship Challenge Award brief:  The competition rewards one young person each year and the pitching process is competitive. Last year, over 30 countries were represented in the applications. The initiative has been praised by the UK Government and gives one lucky young person up…

The Volvo Environment Prize Foundation: Inviting Applications for the Volvo Environment Prize 2018 to reward outstanding scientific discoveries or innovations which in broad terms fall within the environmental field.

Donor Name: The Volvo Environment Prize Foundation Award name: The Volvo Environment Prize 2018 Award brief:  The Volvo Environment Prize is an independent Foundation instituted in 1988 with the purpose of rewarding outstanding scientific discoveries or innovations which in broad terms fall within the environmental field. Since the first award in 1990 the Volvo Environment…

The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves: Inviting Applications for Spark+ Year 1: Investment Readiness Program (“Spark+ Yr 1”) which will prepare companies to raise external debt and/or equity capital in the next 12-18 months.

Donor Name: The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves Funding name: Spark+ Investment Readiness Program Funding brief: The purpose of this Request for Proposals (RFP) is to solicit applications for Spark+ Year 1: Investment Readiness Program (“Spark+ Yr 1”) which will prepare companies to raise external debt and/or equity capital in the next 12-18 months. Spark+…

The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration — Climate Programs 2018: Inviting Applications to support competitive research through three major program areas: Ocean Observing and Monitoring (OOM); Earth System Science and Modeling (ESSM); and Climate and Societal Interactions (CSI).

Donor Name: The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration — Climate Programs 2018 Funding name: Climate Program Office 2018 Funding Opportunity Number: NOAA-OAR-CPO-2018-2005133 Funding brief:  CPO supports competitive research through three major program areas: Ocean Observing and Monitoring (OOM); Earth System Science and Modeling (ESSM); and Climate and Societal Interactions (CSI). Deadline: ● Letter of Intent:…

Pro Natura Foundation Japan (PNFJ): Inviting Applications to conserve nature by supporting scientific research and activities overseas, especially in developing countries.

Donor Name: Pro Natura Foundation Japan (PNFJ) Funding name: Pro Natura Fund Funding brief: “PRO NATURA FUND” is a conservation grant program managed by Pro Natura Foundation Japan (PNFJ). The mission of this program is to conserve nature by supporting scientific research and activities overseas, especially in developing countries. Criteria: Projects that are qualified to…

The South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE): Inviting Applications for policy research on Managing Environmental Changes.

Donor Name: The South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE) Funding name: SANDEE’S call for research concept notes on managing environmental changes, ongoing call Funding brief: The South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE) is a regional network that provides research support to South Asian researchers and institutions interested in the…

Ellen Stewart International Award: Inviting Applications for award to be presented to an individual artist or group of artists who work together or a theatre organization that demonstrates success in promoting social change and youth engagement through their theatre practice.

Donor Name: Ellen Stewart International Award Award name: Ellen Stewart International Award Award brief:  The Ellen Stewart International Award will be presented to an individual artist or group of artists who work together or a theatre organization that demonstrates success in promoting social change and youth engagement through their theatre practice. Criteria: Criteria for Ellen…

Conservation International: Inviting Applications to submit full proposals for the implementation of conservation agreements related to sustainable sourcing and conservation.

Donor Name: Conservation International Funding name: Conservation International Fund Funding brief: The Conservation Agreements Private Partnership Platform (CAPPP) invites applicants to submit full proposals for the implementation of conservation agreements related to sustainable sourcing and conservation. The CAPPP is an initiative financed by the Global Environment Facility (GEF), with the Untied Nat​ions Environment Programme (UNEP)…

Bentham-Moxon Trust: Inviting Applications to provide financial support for plant and fungal collection, research and education that further the work of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Donor Name: Bentham-Moxon Trust Funding name: Bentham-Moxon Trust Fund Funding brief: The mission of Bentham-Moxon Trust is to provide financial support for plant and fungal collection, research and education that further the work of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Grants are made in four main areas: 1.Plant collection and field research expeditions: The Trust is…

deutschland.de: Inviting Applications for a world-wide competition called #youforG20 to reward one project that in an especially convincing way addresses a social, environmental-policy or economic topic and helps to improve living conditions for people.

Donor Name: deutschland.de Funding name: #youforG20 – your project for an interconnected world. Funding brief: deutschland.de is organizing a world-wide competition called #youforG20 – your project for an interconnected world. #youforG20 rewards one project that in an especially convincing way addresses a social, environmental-policy or economic topic and helps to improve living conditions for people.…

Agfund: Inviting Applications for the funding theme- ‘ensure inclusive and quality education and promote lifelong learning for all.’

Donor Name: Agfund Funding name: Arab Gulf Programme for Development (AGFUND) Funding brief: AGFUND International Prize for Pioneering Human Development Projects was established in 1999 by the Arab Gulf Programme for Development (AGFUND) with the aim of inciting and encouraging innovation and creativity in the areas of human development. Deadline: September, 30th, 2017 Funding details…

Youmanity: Inviting Applications for award to celebrate the lives of ordinary women who perform extraordinary jobs.

Donor Name: Youmanity Award name:  The Everyday Heroine photography award 2017 Award brief: This Award aims to celebrate the lives of ordinary women who perform extraordinary jobs. The Award is open to photographers both professional and amatuer, of all nationalities worldwide. The selected artwork will be showcased at a central London location. The Everyday Heroine exhibition will…

The International Catalan Institute for Peace (ICIP): Inviting Applications for the 7th edition of the ICIP Peace in Progress Award to reward and publicly recognize individuals, organizations or institutions that have made a significant contribution toward promoting and fostering peace.

Donor Name: The International Catalan Institute for Peace (ICIP) Award name: 7th edition of the ICIP Peace in Progress Award Award brief: The International Catalan Institute for Peace (ICIP) calls for nominations for the ICIP Peace in Progress Award 2017. This Award aims to reward and publicly recognize individuals, organizations or institutions that have made…

Lisle International: Inviting Applications for Global Seed Grant Program to support innovative projects which further the mission and goals of Lisle — improving intercultural understanding by bringing people of diverse backgrounds together to share, work together, and learn from one another.

Donor Name: Lisle International Funding name: Global Seed Grant Program Funding brief: Lisle International offers a Global Seed Grant Program to support innovative projects which further the mission and goals of Lisle — improving intercultural understanding by bringing people of diverse backgrounds together to share, work together, and learn from one another. Lisle only funds…

Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy: Inviting Applications for the first Sustainable Energy Project Support (SEPS) to nurture innovative energy projects that are environmentally, economically and socially sound and fosters knowledge exchanges between practitioners.

Donor Name: Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy Funding name:  The first Sustainable Energy Project Support (SEPS) Call of 2017 Funding brief: Through the supporting scheme SEPS – Sustainable Energy Project Support – WISIONS nurtures innovative energy projects that are environmentally, economically and socially sound and fosters knowledge exchanges between practitioners. Sustainable Energy Project…

Massachusetts Institute of Technology-Climate Co-Lab: Inviting Applications to make harness the collective intelligence of thousands of people from all around the world to address global climate change.

Donor Name: Massachusetts Institute of Technology-Climate Co-Lab Funding name: The Climate CoLab Funding brief: The Climate CoLab is a site where you can work with people from all over the world to develop and select high-impact ideas for what we should do about climate change. Become a member and you can submit a proposal in…

Henley & Partners Holdings Ltd.: Inviting Applications for award to honor an inspirational global citizen who has worked towards significantly improving and supporting the global community, and whose action or thinking has in some way contributed to a more just, peaceful, and tolerant world.

Donor Name:  Henley & Partners Holdings Ltd. Funding name: Henley & Partners Global Citizen Award Funding brief: Henley & Partners honors an inspirational global citizen who has worked towards significantly improving and supporting the global community, and whose action or thinking has in some way contributed to a more just, peaceful, and tolerant world, once…

The World Academy of Science (TWAS): Inviting Applications for Samira Omar Innovation for Sustainability Prize to be awarded to a female scientist based on scientific achievements in conservation and management of natural resources rather than environmental advocacy.

Donor Name: The World Academy of Science (TWAS) Funding name: Samira Omar Innovation for Sustainability Prize Funding brief:  This new annual prize, named after the TWAS Fellow Samira Omar, will recognize scientists from Least Developed Countries (LDCs). The 2017 prize will be awarded to a female scientist based on scientific achievements in conservation and management…

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation: Inviting Applications for $1 million Circular Design Challenge to inspire creatives to design solutions for plastics packaging to stay in the economy, and out of the environment and $1 million Circular Materials Challenge to find new materials with the potential to be used in packaging films for consumer products, and be collected, sorted and recycled or composted in commonly used recycling infrastructures.

Donor Name: The Ellen MacArthur Foundation Funding name: The New Plastics Economy Innovation Prize Funding brief: The New Plastics Economy Innovation Prize is led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and was launched in collaboration with HRH The Prince of Wales’s International Sustainability Unit. The Prize is funded by Wendy Schmidt, Lead Philanthropic Partner of the…

Unilever: Inviting Applications for award to recognize up to eight winners in 2017.

Donor Name: Unilever Award name: Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards, 2017 Award brief:  The Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards will recognize up to eight winners in 2017. Two finalists in each of the four categories will be selected from a video interview process and invited to an Accelerator Programme in Cambridge, where they will work with experts…

YVES Rocher Foundation: Inviting Applications for award to present to a professional photographer who wishes to engage in journalistic work on environmental issues, relations between humanity and the planet, or key issues in sustainable development.

Donor Name:  YVES Rocher Foundation Award name: Yves Rocher Foundation Photography Award Award brief:  In partnership with the International Festival of Journalism “Visa pour l’Image-Perpignan”, the Yves Rocher Foundation decided to create the Yves Rocher Foundation Photography Award. The Yves Rocher Foundation Photography Award is presented to a professional photographer who wishes to engage in…

Telstra International Limited: Inviting Applications for award to recognize and reward the courage, leadership and creativity of Australia and Asia’s most inspirational business women.

Donor Name: Telstra International Limited Award name: Telstra Business Woman in Asia Award Award brief: The Telstra Business Women’s Awards were launched 23 years ago to recognise and reward the courage, leadership and creativity of Australia’s most inspirational business women. Last year saw this esteemed awards program extend into Asia. Deadline: 15 June 2017 Award…

Elrha: Inviting Applications for User-centred sanitation design through rapid community engagement.

Donor Name:  Elrha Funding name: The Humanitarian Innovation Fund (HIF) Funding brief: This call is part of a broader challenge around improving user-centred sanitation design through rapid community engagement. They are looking for proposals for innovative projects that use rapid community engagement to understand the sanitation needs and practices of communities affected by emergencies and…

The Franklin Institute: Inviting Applications for award for Achievement in Science of individuals who have made significant contributions to our understanding or the development of genome editing and/or its applications.

Donor Name:  The Franklin Institute Award name: The 2018 Bower Award and Prize for Achievement in Science Theme: Genome Editing Award brief:  The Franklin Institute seeks nominations for the 2018 Bower Award and Prize for Achievement in Science of individuals who have made significant contributions to our understanding or the development of genome editing and/or…

The Leakey Foundation: Inviting Applications to exclusively funds research related specifically to human origins.

Donor Name: The Leakey Foundation Funding name: Research Grants Funding brief: The Leakey Foundation exclusively funds research related specifically to human origins. Priority of funding is commonly given to exploratory phases of promising new research projects that meet the stated purpose of the Foundation. Deadline: The deadlines for research grant applications are January 10th and…

UNESCO: Inviting Applications for International Literacy Prizes 2017 to support effective literacy practices and encourages the promotion of dynamic literate societies.

Donor Name: UNESCO the Rapid Response Facility and Fauna & Flora International Funding name: UNESCO International Literacy Prizes 2017 Funding brief: UNESCO is calling for applications and nominations for its two prestigious International Literacy Prizes for the 2017 edition. This year’s theme is ‘literacy in a digital world’, which will also set the focus for…

Children’s Prize Foundation: Inviting Applications from Master’s and Doctorate students who are driven to save children’s lives.

Donor Name: Children’s Prize Foundation Funding name: The 2017 Children’s Prize competition Funding brief: The Children’s Prize Foundation opens its 2017 global call for Round 1 entry forms On May 16th. During this round, they welcome all Master’s and Doctorate students who are driven to save children’s lives to submit a brief proposal online. They seek…

Women in Photography: Inviting Applications for award to provide one female photographer/photo-based artist with a $5000 grant to produce work in addition to being paired with four mentors over the course of a year.

Donor Name: Women in Photography Funding name: The Women in Photography (WIPNYC) Grant & Mentor Funding brief:  The Women in Photography (WIPNYC) Grant & Mentor Program will provide one female photographer/photo-based artist with a $5000 grant to produce work in addition to being paired with four mentors over the course of a year. Deadline: May…

Global Development Network: Inviting Applications for award to recognize excellence in policy-oriented research, supports research capacity development of researchers in developing countries and funds innovative social development projects benefiting marginalized groups in the developing world.

Donor Name: Global Development Network Funding name: The Global Development Awards Competition Funding brief:  The Global Development Awards Competition is an innovative award scheme launched by GDN with the generous support from the Ministry of Finance, Government of Japan. The Awards Competition recognizes excellence in policy-oriented research, supports research capacity development of researchers in developing…

The Franchise Education and Research Foundation and IFA: Inviting Applications for the NextGen Global Competition to engage young entrepreneurs who are seeking careers and business opportunities in the franchising industry.

Donor Name: The Franchise Education and Research Foundation and IFA Funding name: The NextGen Global Competition, 2018 Funding brief: The NextGen Global Competition engages young entrepreneurs who are seeking careers and business opportunities in the franchising industry. We are looking for 20 outstanding young entrepreneurs who are poised to take off if given the mentoring…

Cartier international: Inviting Applications for Cartier Women’s Initiative Award to early-phase women entrepreneurs to grow significantly in the years to come.

Donor Name: Cartier international Award name: Cartier Women’s Initiative Award Award brief: The Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards is looking for committed female entrepreneurs heading initiatives with the potential to grow significantly in the years to come. It is a unique opportunity for early-phase women entrepreneurs to take their companies to the next level. Deadline: From…

US Department of State-Bureau of International Narcotics-Law Enforcement: Inviting Applications for the funding theme-Building the Capacity of Rangers and Wildlife Experts to Protect Wildlife.

Donor Name: US Department of State-Bureau of International Narcotics-Law Enforcement Funding name:  Building the Capacity of Rangers and Wildlife Experts to Protect Wildlife Funding Opportunity Number: INLEA-INLTC-17-005 Funding brief: To advance the U.S. National Strategy for Combating Wildlife Trafficking and its associated implementation plan, INL aims to achieve specific objectives to reduce the poaching and…

Toyota Motor Corporation: Inviting Applications to support those project activities by any private nonprofit organizations or groups on ‘Biodiversity Conservation’ or ‘Climate change measures’.

Donor Name: Toyota Motor Corporation Funding name:  Toyota Environmental Activities Grant Program Funding brief:  The Toyota Environmental Activities Grant Program FY2017 grantees to support those project activities by any private nonprofit organizations or groups (except any schools). The areas of themes applied to this grant should be on “Biodiversity Conservation” or “Climate change measures”. Followed…

CRDF Global: Inviting Applications for 2017 Catalyzing New Research Partnerships (Cat-NRP) Program to catalyze new international research collaborations designed to open up new scientific directions for U.S. early career scientists, their South/Southeast Asian, Latin American West/Sub-Saharan African counterparts, and the broader international science community.

Donor Name: CRDF Global Funding name: 2017 Catalyzing New Research Partnerships (Cat-NRP) Program Funding brief:  As part of its efforts to promote and support international collaboration in science and technology, CRDF Global is pleased to announce the 2017 Catalyzing New Research Partnerships Program (Cat-NRP). Through this program, CRDF Global aims to catalyze new international research…

MISEREOR: Inviting Applications to provide assistance where the people and institutions on the ground have reached their own limits and thus require external support.

Donor Name: MISEREOR Funding name: Misereor Fund Funding brief:  For MISEREOR, each individual project is part of a larger task. In dialogue with partners in Africa, Asia, Oceania and Latin America joint visions and goals are developed so that social processes can be effectively supported. MISEREOR underpins these processes by facilitating exchange of experiences and…

Arts Collaboratory: Inviting Applications for Open call 2018 residency opportunity in Colombia for Artists, curators, or researchers, related to Arts Collaboratory participants in Africa, Asia and Middle East.

Donor Name: Arts Collaboratory Funding name: Open call 2018 residency opportunity in Colombia Funding brief: The residency is based on a desire to promote knowledge exchange, the melding of social and cultural contexts, dialog, experimentation and the intersection of disciplines in order to generate collaborative processes in the host spaces. The residencies are open to…

The Spencer Foundation: Inviting Applications to fund academic work that will contribute to the improvement of education, broadly conceived.

Donor Name: The Spencer Foundation Funding name:  The Small Research Grants program Funding brief: In keeping with the Spencer Foundation’s mission, this program aims to fund academic work that will contribute to the improvement of education, broadly conceived. Historically, the work we have funded through these grants has spanned, a range of topics and disciplines,…

Building and Social Housing Foundation (BSHF): Inviting Applications for World Habitat Awards for Housing projects and approaches.

Donor Name: Building and Social Housing Foundation (BSHF) Award name:  World Habitat Awards (2018/19) Award brief:  The Building and Social Housing Foundation (BSHF) is seeking applications for World Habitat Awards for Housing projects and approaches which are sought that ● demonstrate practical, innovative and sustainable solutions to current housing issues faced by countries all around the…

UNICEF: Inviting Applications for Meena Media Award to recognize excellence in promoting children’s issues in the media.

Donor Name: UNICEF Award name: Meena Media Award 2017 Award brief:  Meena Media Award has stepped into the 13th year in 2017 since its launch in 2005.The award recognizes excellence in promoting children’s issues in the media. Submissions are solicited from Bangladeshi citizens working with print and visual media in two different age groups- Under-18…

Government of Dubai and Dubai Municipality: Inviting Applications for award for Best Practices to Improve the Living Environment.

Donor Name: Government of Dubai and Dubai Municipality Funding name: 11th Cycle of Dubai International Award for Best Practices (DIABP) Funding brief:  The Dubai International Award for Best Practices to Improve the Living Environment.  The Award recognizes outstanding contributions that ● have a demonstrable and tangible impact on improving people’s quality of life, ● are the result…

ViiV Healthcare group of companies: Inviting Applications for funding theme-a) Improving retention of breastfeeding women LWHIV on ART and b) Every Hour Matters.

Donor Name:  ViiV Healthcare group of companies Funding name:  The Positive Action Challenges Funding brief:  The Positive Action Challenges seeking application for the following funding call- ● Improving retention of breastfeeding women LWHIV on ART: This challenge is seeking to Identify effective solutions at the community level to improve retention of mothers living with HIV on…

The Rufford Foundation: Inviting Applications for funding for small nature/biodiversity conservation projects and pilot programmes in developing countries.

Donor Name: The Rufford Foundation Funding name:  Rufford Small Grants for Nature Conservation Funding brief:  The Rufford Foundation provides funding for small nature/biodiversity conservation projects and pilot programmes in developing countries. Deadline: Applications can be made at any time of the year and these are reviewed once all references have been received. Funding details link:…

UNESCO and National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM): Inviting Applications for award to the development of knowledge and society through art, teaching and research in social sciences and humanities, and to encourage pioneering initiatives that may contribute to the development, diffusion and consolidation of the values of humanity.

Donor Name:  UNESCO and National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) Funding name: UNESCO-UNAM – Jaime Torres Bodet Prize Funding brief: The purpose of the UNESCO-UNAM Jaime Torres Bodet Prize in Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts is to reward contributions to the development of knowledge and society through art, teaching and research in social sciences and…

World Justice Project (WJP): Inviting Applications for The WJP Anthony Lewis Prize for Exceptional Rule of Law Journalism to increased awareness and understanding of the foundational importance of the rule of law.

Donor Name:  World Justice Project (WJP) Funding name: The WJP Anthony Lewis Prize for Exceptional Rule of Law Journalism Funding brief:  The WJP Anthony Lewis Prize for Exceptional Rule of Law Journalism acknowledges journalists from around the world who have contributed to increased awareness and understanding of the foundational importance of the rule of law.…

DBS Foundation and NUS Enterprise-The DBS-NUS Social Venture Challenge Asia: Inviting Applications to identify and support innovative new ideas and existing social ventures that have the potential to generate positive, scalable and sustainable social impact.

Donor Name: DBS Foundation and NUS Enterprise-The DBS-NUS Social Venture Challenge Asia Funding name: The DBS-NUS Social Venture Challenge Asia Funding brief: The DBS-NUS Social Venture Challenge Asia is an Asia-wide competition for social enterprises, open to any member of the public. Organized by NUS Enterprise and DBS Foundation, the Challenge aims to identify and…

United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the BMW Group: Inviting Applications for award to select and support the most innovative grassroots projects that encourage inter-cultural dialogue and cooperation around the world.

Donor Name: United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the BMW Group Award name:  Inter-cultural Innovation Award 2017 Award brief: The Inter-cultural Innovation Award is a partnership between the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the BMW Group that aims to select and support the most innovative grassroots projects that encourage inter-cultural dialogue and…

Green Alley: Inviting Applications for start-ups and entrepreneurs in the circular economy to find creative people with innovative ideas about how to turn waste into a sustainable business model.

Donor Name: Green Alley Funding name: Green :: Alley Award 2017 Funding brief: The Green Alley Award is an annual European prize for start-ups and entrepreneurs in the circular economy, initiated in 2014 by a group of strong partners in Germany’s entrepreneurial eco-system. This is the first start-up award to recognize promising business ideas that…

European Union (EU): Inviting Applications for the funding topic- EU Support to Health and Nutrition of the Poor in Urban Bangladesh.

Donor Name:  European Union (EU) Funding name:  EU Support to Health and Nutrition of the Poor in Urban Bangladesh Reference No: EuropeAid/155083/DD/ACT/BD Funding brief: The global objective of this call for proposals is to improve health and nutrition status of the urban poor in Bangladesh through sustainable integrated and comprehensive services provided and managed in…

Oxfam Bangladesh: Inviting Applications to initiate its Empowering Local & National Humanitarian Actors (ELNHA) Project – Humanitarian Response Grant Facility (HRGF) to aid the affected population in Sunamganj and Kishoreganj districts and support LNHAs (Local and National Humanitarian Actors) to enhance their strength, voice and space in the humanitarian system of Bangladesh.

Donor Name:  Oxfam Bangladesh Funding name: Humanitarian Response Grant Facility (HRGF) Funding brief: Heavy runoff and rainfall from early April this year has created early flash flood in the north-eastern districts of Sunamganj, Netrokona, Sylhet, Moulvibazar, Habiganj and Kishoreganj in Haor basin areas of Bangladesh. In this context, Oxfam in Bangladesh is planning to initiate…

Cisco: Inviting Applications from students to search for early stage technology-enabled solutions that can enable economic development and/or benefit society and/or the environment.

Donor Name:  Cisco Funding name: The Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge Funding brief: The Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge is a worldwide search for early stage technology-enabled solutions that can enable economic development and/or benefit society and/or the environment. This competition is open to teams of students or recent alumni from any college or university.…

US Department of State Bureau of Oceans – Int. Environmental – Scientific: Inviting Applications for the funding theme-Mosquito Talk: Building and Expanding International Network of Public Health Communicators to Engage on Zika and Vector Borne Diseases.

Donor Name: US Department of State Bureau of Oceans – Int. Environmental – Scientific Funding name: No Specific Fund Name Funding Opportunity Number: SFOP0001622 Funding theme: Mosquito Talk: Building and Expanding International Network of Public Health Communicators to Engage on Zika and Vector Borne Diseases Funding brief: The Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific…

The Ministry of the Environment of Japan (MOEJ) and WWF: Inviting Applications for the funding theme-Reduction of CO2 emission arising from household consumption of energy, food, or mobility through innovative multi-stakeholder partnerships.

Donor Name:  The Ministry of the Environment of Japan (MOEJ) Funding name: 10YFP Trust Fund Funding brief:  The Sustainable Lifestyles and Education (SLE) Programme is a global multi-stakeholder initiative, with the goal to accelerate the shift towards more sustainable lifestyles and education. The programme was launched in November 2014, as a multi-stakeholder programme to promote…

ESD Okayama Award Steering Board and Okayama City: Inviting Applications for award to reward outstanding ESD practices in local communities around the world to support the organizations carrying out Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) activities, and also showcase and promote ESD.

Donor Name: ESD Okayama Award Steering Board and Okayama City Award name:  Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Okayama Award 2017 Award brief:  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…

United Nation World Tourism Organization (UNWTO): Inviting Applications for UNWTO Award for Innovation in Tourism to recognize the work of organizations and individuals around the world that contribute to foster innovation in tourism and build a more sustainable and responsible tourism, in line with the celebration of International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017.

Donor Name: United Nation World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Award name: UNWTO Award for Innovation in Tourism Award brief:  UNWTO is pleased to announce that it is currently inviting submissions to the 14th edition of the UNWTO Awards for Innovation in Tourism, organized for the fifth consecutive year in collaboration with the International Tourism Trade Fair…

UNESCO : Inviting Applications for UNESCO-Kalinga Prize for the Popularization of Science is to reward the efforts of a person who has had a distinguished career as a writer, editor, lecturer, radio/television programme director or film producer, which has enabled him/her to help interpret science, research and technology to the public.

Donor Name: UNESCO Award name: The UNESCO Kalinga Prize Award brief: The UNESCO Kalinga Prize for the Popularization of Science is awarded biennially. The purpose of the UNESCO-Kalinga Prize for the Popularization of Science is to reward the efforts of a person who has had a distinguished career as a writer, editor, lecturer, radio/television programme…

Swedish International Agricultural Network Initiative (SIANI): Inviting Applications for forming SIANI Expert Groups to Promote Sustainable Agriculture.

Donor Name: Swedish International Agricultural Network Initiative (SIANI) Funding name: Expert Group proposals 2017/18 Funding brief: Expert Groups are manageable interdisciplinary groups whose purpose is to support dialogues that capture, develop, consolidate and communicate knowledge on emerging issues contributing to SIANI’s vision. SIANI Expert groups widen the network by nurturing  interaction between the Swedish resource…

Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations’ Council (EVOC) and Sevenhills Wholefoods: Inviting Applications from UK registered charities that are based in the UK but have projects that focus on health and education initiatives in the developing world.

Donor Name: Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations’ Council (EVOC) Funding name: No Specific Fund Name Funding brief:  A small number of grants are available to UK registered charities that are based in the UK but have projects that focus on health and education initiatives in the developing world. Sevenhills Wholefoods, a business that sells superfoods, funds projects…

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and Science for Life Laboratory (SciLifeLab): Inviting Applications for Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists.

Donor Name: The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and Science for Life Laboratory (SciLifeLab) Award name:  Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists Award brief:  Science/AAAS and SciLifeLab, a coordinated effort of four universities, have joined forces in creating the Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists. Both Science/AAAS and SciLifeLab recognize…

Seeding Labs: Inviting Applications from universities and research institutions in low and middle-income countries for Instrumental Access, a program that provides high-quality scientific equipment for research and education at an affordable price.

Donor Name: Seeding Labs Funding name: Seeding Labs Fund Funding brief:  Seeding Labs, a US-based non-governmental organization dedicated to helping talented scientists in the developing world conduct life-changing research, seeks applications from universities and research institutions in low- and middle-income countries for Instrumental Access, a program that provides high-quality scientific equipment for research and education…

Humanitarian Water Air Food Awards (WAF): Inviting Applications for award to identify innovative visionaries in the areas of food, air and water from around the world, who are creating proven breakthrough solutions.

Donor Name: Humanitarian Water Air Food Awards (WAF) Award name: Humanitarian Water Air Food Awards Award brief:  The Humanitarian Water Air Food Awards launches a yearly call for applications to individuals, groups and organizations anywhere in the world developing solutions that bring water, food and clean air to those in need. The main conditions for…

The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA): Inviting Applications for the funding theme-Energy for Sustainable Development.

Donor Name: The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA) Funding name: 2017 UN DESA Grant Thematic Focus: “Sustainable Energy for Eradicating Poverty and Promoting Prosperity in a Changing World”. Funding brief:  The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA) is seeking to grant on Energy for Sustainable Development. Deadline: Applications…

National Endowment for Democracy (NED): Inviting Applications from hundreds of non-governmental organizations worldwide working to advance democratic goals and strengthen democratic institutions.

Donor Name: National Endowment for Democracy (NED) Funding name: The NED Grants Program Funding brief:  The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) makes direct grants to hundreds of non-governmental organizations worldwide working to advance democratic goals and strengthen democratic institutions. NED is interested in proposals from local, independent organizations for nonpartisan programs that seek to: ●…

USAID: Inviting Applications to identify and suggest ways we can work together to address key challenges in the developing world in a manner that advances our respective interests and objectives.

Donor Name: The United States Agency for International Development in Bangladesh (USAID) Funding name: Partnering to accelerate entrepreneurship (pace) 3.0 Reference No: APS-OAA-16-000001-ADDENDUM-PACE Funding brief: The APS invites private businesses, financial institutions, chambers of commerce, industry associations, private grant-making foundations, entrepreneurs, investors, philanthropists, and other private-sector organizations to identify and suggest ways we can work together to address…

Astraea Foundation for Lesbian Justice: Inviting Applications to support lesbian, trans*, intersex and LGBTQI groups that promote racial, economic and gender justice and mobilize communities to challenge oppression and claim their rights.

Donor Name: Astraea Foundation for Lesbian Justice Funding name: The Astraea Foundation for Lesbian Justice Fund Funding brief: The Astraea Foundation for Lesbian Justice supports lesbian, trans*, intersex and LGBTQI groups that promote racial, economic and gender justice and mobilize communities to challenge oppression and claim their rights. The foundation supports groups in the United…

The Toyota Foundation: Inviting Applications for the research title-Exploring New Values for Society.

Donor Name: The Toyota Foundation Funding name: Research Grant Program 2017 Funding brief: Research Grant Program 2017, titled “Exploring New Values for Society”, supports ambitious projects that adopt a panoramic view of the world and look generations into the future to seek new values for society by fundamentally exploring novel philosophies and arts to address…

The Genesis Charitable Trust: Inviting Applications for public benefit to help individuals and communities within developing countries to improve their standards of living.

Donor Name: The Genesis Charitable Trust Funding name: The Genesis Charitable Trust Fund Funding brief: The provision of grants for public benefit to help individuals and communities within developing countries to improve their standards of living. Genesis Charitable Trust has broad objects and an interest in projects that provide sustainable, long-term income generation and self-sufficiency,…

Purley Overseas Trust (POST): Inviting Applications for a better standard of living by funding small-scale self-generating projects mostly been in the categories of agriculture, health/sociology and education.

Donor Name:  Purley Overseas Trust (POST) Funding name: Purley Overseas Trust (POST) Small Grant Funding brief:  POST seeks to increase awareness in the Purley and District area of the problems of deprivation in developing countries, and to alleviate them by supporting small-scale projects which allow the people there to help themselves. Since POST was formed…

The Global Spatial Data Infrastructure Association (GSDI): Inviting Applications for small grants for Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) preparedness, awareness raising, for building some component of an SDI or to add to SDI sustainability.

Donor Name: The Global Spatial Data Infrastructure Association (GSDI) Funding name: GSDI Small Grants Program 2017 Funding brief: The GSDI Association has been making Small Grants Program awards since 2003 – their longest running project. These grants are for $2,500. Although this is not a large amount of money, in emerging nations and developing SDI’s,…

Safe Abortion Action Fund (SAAF): Inviting Applications to support local and grassroots organizations on Safe Abortion.

Donor Name: Safe Abortion Action Fund (SAAF) Funding name: Safe Abortion Action Fund (SAAF) Fund Funding brief: The Safe Abortion Action Fund (SAAF) works toward a world where women’s rights to safe and legal abortion are established and protected, women are empowered to exercise these rights and women’s lives are saved. Hosted by the International…

Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Inviting Applications to contribute to inclusive and sustainable growth in developing countries.

Donor Name: Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs Funding name: Development Related Infrastructure Investment Vehicle (DRIVE) Funding brief: The overall objective of DRIVE is to contribute to inclusive and sustainable growth in developing countries. DRIVE supports investments in expansion and/or quality improvement of public infrastructure, which improve the development of the private sector by promoting entrepreneurship,…

The Pollination Project: Inviting Applications for Seed Grant to support passionate, committed people with an early-stage social change vision.

Donor Name: The Pollination Project (The Pollination Project Foundation) Funding name: Seed Grants to Social Change Leaders Funding brief: The Purpose of a Pollination Project Seed Grant is to support passionate, committed people with an early-stage social change vision. The Pollination Project seeks to unleash GOODNESS and expand COMPASSION all over the world. They make…

The Asia Foundation: Inviting Applications for undertaking grant making with organizations as a collaborative process of problem identification and strategic planning within the areas of programming interest like governance and law, economic development, women’s empowerment, environment, and regional cooperation.

Donor Name: The Asia Foundation Funding name: No Specific Fund Name Funding brief: The Asia Foundation undertakes grant making with organizations as a collaborative process of problem identification and strategic planning within our areas of programming interest. Our programs address critical issues affecting Asia in the 21st century— governance and law, economic development, women’s empowerment,…

The Lawrence Foundation: Inviting Applications to support environmental, human services and other causes.

Donor Name: The Lawrence Foundation Funding name: The Lawrence Foundation Fund Funding brief: The Lawrence Foundation is a private family foundation focused on making grants to support environmental, human services and other causes. Deadline: The Lawrence Foundation has two grant cycles a year. The deadlines are April 30 and November 1. Funding details link: http://www.thelawrencefoundation.org…

Environmental Research and Education Foundation (EREF): Inviting Applications for research grants on the management of solid wastes.

Donor Name: Environmental Research and Education Foundation (EREF) Funding name: Environmental Research and Education Foundation (EREF) Fund Funding brief:  The Environmental Research and Education Foundation (EREF) invites application for research grants on the management of solid wastes. Topics include waste minimization; recycling; waste conversion to energy, bio-fuels, chemicals, and other products; waste diversion to other…

Philip Henman Trust: Inviting Applications for major UK- based charities, who are concerned with long-term overseas development and who require partnership funding for projects lasting between three and five years.

Donor Name: Philip Henman Trust Funding name:  Philip Henman Trust Fund Funding brief: The Philip Henman Trust offers grants to major UK- based charities, who are concerned with long-term overseas development and who require partnership funding for projects lasting between three and five years. Deadline: 10th, September, 2017 Funding details link: http://www.djclark.com/pht/long.html Funding limit: These…

Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation: Inviting Applications for the funding category of Climate change, Energy, Biodiversity, Access to water and the fight against desertification.

Donor Name: Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation Funding name:  No Specific Funding Name Funding brief: The Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation is seeking application for the funding category of Climate change, Energy, Biodiversity, Access to water and the fight against desertification. Deadline: The call for funding from the Prince Albert II of Monaco…