European Commission: Inviting Applications to promote intercultural dialogue, cultural diversity and respect for equal dignity of all people in the project countries.

Donor Name: European Commission Funding name: Intercultural Dialogue and Culture Reference Number: EuropeAid/154498/DH/ACT/Multi Funding brief: The global objective of this call for proposals is to promote intercultural dialogue, cultural diversity and respect for equal dignity of all people in the project countries. This call has two lots. Each lot has a specific objective that corresponds…

Australian Government: Inviting Applications for award to connect, mobilize and celebrate development innovators amongst the Australia Awards alumni in the region.

Donor Name: Australian Government Award name: Alumni Innovation Challenge Award brief: Australia Awards South and West Asia conducts one Regional Alumni Workshop each year. Each workshop is intended to be uniquely conceived to focus either on a particular sector or on participants from a particular interest group. This will be the third such workshop that…

Dutch government: Inviting Applications for award for courageous human rights defenders who promote and support human rights in innovative ways.

Donor Name: Dutch government (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) Award name: The Human Rights Tulip  Award brief: The Human Rights Tulip is an award of the Dutch government, organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, for courageous human rights defenders who promote and support human rights in innovative ways. Since its establishment in 2008, the Human…

The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute: Inviting Applications for award to provide opportunities for senior researchers, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students to use existing Forest Dynamics Sites and conduct research in collaboration with scientists currently associated with these sites.

Donor Name: The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Award name: The CTFS-ForestGEO Research Grants Program  Award brief: The Research Grants Program of the Center for Tropical Forest Science – Forest Global Earth Observatory (CTFS-ForestGEO) funds research projects associated with the CTFS-ForestGEO network of Forest Dynamics Sites. The program is intended to provide opportunities for senior researchers,…

DFID: Inviting Applications for the funding title-Strengthening Host and Refugee Population Economies – SHARPE.

Donor Name: DFID Funding name:Strengthening Host and Refugee Population Economies – SHARPE fund Reference No: 7947 Funding brief: The programme aims to increase sustainably the net economic returns to refugees and hosts communities through both increased gains and decreased losses. In doing so the programme has several secondary objectives. In increasing economic returns, SHARPE should…

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT): Inviting Applications for award to highlight effective, responsible, ethical disobedience across disciplines, and around the world.

Donor Name: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Award name: The MIT Media Lab Disobedience Award Award brief: The MIT Media Lab Disobedience Award seeks to highlight effective, responsible, ethical disobedience across disciplines, and around the world. Disobedience Award objectives are to build awareness and support of disobedience-robust work being done, and to promote role models…

Swiss National Science Foundation: Inviting Applications to support research on global issues in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Donor Name: Swiss National Science Foundation Funding name: Third thematically open call in the r4d programme Funding brief: The thematically open module invites high-quality research that contributes to the solution of global problems in least developed, low- and middle income countries. The topics in this module emerge bottom-up by the researchers. The third thematically open…

The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Inviting Applications to focus on increasing and enhancing sustainable food production as well as achieving more efficient agricultural water use, particularly in irrigated areas and water basins in the G4AW partner countries.

Donor Name: The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs Funding name: The Geodata for Agriculture and Water (G4AW) Facility Funding brief: The Geodata for Agriculture and Water (G4AW) Facility is a grant programme of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It falls under the policy priority of food security, which focuses on increasing and enhancing sustainable…

Prime minister’s office, Finland : Inviting Applications for award to a distinguished defender and builder of equality to provide additional support and a new platform for the game changers in gender equality.

Donor Name: Prime minister’s office, Finland Award name: International gender Equality prize, 2017 Award brief: The Prize has been established as a decision of the Finnish government in connection with Finland’s 100th anniversary. The award is apolitical by nature, and granted by the Prime Minister’s Office of Finland based on a recommendation by an independent…

A.J. Muste Memorial Institute: Inviting Applications to support grassroots activist projects in the United States and around the world, giving priority to those with small budgets and little access to more mainstream funding sources.

Donor Name: A.J. Muste Memorial Institute Fund name: A.J. Muste Memorial Institute Fund Funding brief: The Social Justice Fund supports grassroots activist projects in the United States and around the world, giving priority to those with small budgets and little access to more mainstream funding sources. Please read our guidelines carefully and review our rosters…

Women’s Peacepower Foundation, Inc: Inviting Applications for award to selfless, passionate women and girls who are working to promote peace.

Donor Name: Women’s Peacepower Foundation, Inc Award name: Women of Peace Award Award brief: From the foundation’s beginning in 1998, WPPF’s awards have been given to help make our homes, streets, and schools safer and more peaceful. The awards have been given to selfless, passionate women and girls who are working to promote peace. They…

The Common Fund for Commodities: Inviting Applications to provides financing to organizations and enterprises engaged in commodity value chains in its member countries.

Donor Name: The Common Fund for Commodities Funding name: Funding innovation – support for commodity development Funding brief: The Common Fund for Commodities provides financing to organizations and enterprises engaged in commodity value chains in its member countries. Through a range of financial instruments, the CFC seeks to support business activities in the field of…

Lush : Inviting Applications to support groups both in North America and around the world working in the areas of environmental conservation, animal welfare and human rights.

Donor Name: Lush Funding name: Charity Pot funding Funding brief: Charity Pot funding goes to small, grassroots groups that have limited resources and often struggle to find funding. They support groups both in North America and around the world working in the areas of environmental conservation, animal welfare and human rights. As a campaigning company, they…

The Research Council of Norway: Inviting Applications for funding for research stays abroad, visiting researcher stays in Norway and events that promote the scientific and strategic objectives of the programme.

Donor Name: The Research Council of Norway Funding name: The KLIMAFORSK programme Fund Funding brief: The KLIMAFORSK programme is announcing funding for research stays abroad, visiting researcher stays in Norway and events that promote the scientific and strategic objectives of the programme. A total of up to NOK 2 million is available for all three…

The RELX Group: Inviting Applications for innovative ideas that advance access to safe water and/or sanitation where access is presently at risk.

Donor Name: The RELX Group Funding name: The RELX Group Environmental Challenge Fund Funding brief: The RELX Group Environmental Challenge (the “Challenge”) is a skill-based competition in which participants are asked to submit proposals outlining innovative ideas that advance access to safe water and/or sanitation where access is presently at risk. Deadline: 23:59 GMT on…

The Embassy of Ireland: Inviting Applications for in-country Micro Project Scheme are to prevent hunger, improve access to essential services, empower women and marginalized communities, social justice, help local communities advocate for themselves and to combat climate change.

Donor Name: The Embassy of Ireland Funding name: In-country Micro Project Scheme Fund Funding brief: The Embassy of Ireland has funds from the In-country Micro Project Scheme of Irish Aid available to assist NGOs in India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. The scheme is focused on projects that tackle the root causes of poverty and…

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan: Inviting Applications for award to spread MANGA culture overseas and promote international cultural exchanges through MANGA.

Donor Name: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan Award name: The Eleventh Japan International MANGA Award Award brief: This award spreads MANGA culture overseas and promote international cultural exchanges through MANGA. Deadline: June 16th 2017 Award details link: http://www.manga-award.mofa.go.jp/info/japan_entry_form_11th_e.html Award limit: ● The Gold Award of the Eleventh Japan International MANGA Award will be given to…

International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG): Inviting Applications for award to submit innovative best practices to tackle climate change or to face a related challenge.

Donor Name: International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG) Award name: Best Climate Practices 2017 Contest Award brief: In the effort to harness the collective brilliance and promote a wide range of valuable proposals, every year the Best Climate Practices observatory invites the users to submit innovative best practices to tackle climate change or to face…

The Smart City Expo World Congress: Inviting Applications for award to recognize, promote and support pioneering city strategies, projects and ideas that can potentially change citizen’s lives through their outstanding innovation, impact and feasibility, as well as stimulating inclusive, equitable, safe, healthy and collaborative cities, thus enhancing quality of life for all.  

Donor Name: The Smart City Expo World Congress Award name: The World Smart City Awards Award brief: In order to identify cities, projects and innovative ideas in line with promoting sustainable urban development around the globe, the prestigious World Smart City Awards were established and are one of the key activities at the leading event.…

XminY: Inviting Applications to support social movements, action groups and change makers who are fighting for a fair, democratic, sustainable and tolerant world.

Donor Name: XminY Fund name: XminY Fund Funding brief: XminusY supports social movements, action groups and change makers who are fighting for a fair, democratic, sustainable and tolerant world. Projects that are supported by XminusY can take place on a broad variety of topics. But more important than the topic, is that the people involved…

Kurita Water and Environment Foundation (KWEF): Inviting Applications to support scientists in Asian countries who are conducting research in their own countries on the conservation and restoration of water resources, which are defined as oceans, surface water and underground water as well as the areas of land adjacent to them.

Donor Name: Kurita Water and Environment Foundation (KWEF) Fund name: KWEF Research Grant Program (for Overseas Research) Funding brief: The KWEF supports scientists in Asian countries who are conducting research in their own countries on the conservation and restoration of water resources, which are defined as oceans, surface water and underground water as well as…

Oxfam Bangladesh: Inviting Applications to support MSMEs, commercially viable with a social or environmental impact strategy to grow their company, create more economic & employment opportunities for marginalized people, youth, and increase their impact. 

Donor Name: Oxfam Bangladesh Fund name: Oxfam Enterprise Development Program Funding brief: The OXFAM in Bangladesh, EDP is an impact investment programme supports MSMEs, commercially viable with a social or environmental impact strategy to grow their company, create more economic & employment opportunities for marginalized people, youth, and increase their impact. EDP provides a tailored…

OpenIDEO and GHR Foundation: Inviting Applications to support organizations working to address urgent global challenges at the intersections of peace, prosperity, and planet in radically new ways.

Donor Name: OpenIDEO and GHR Foundation Fund name: Innovation Challenge Funding brief: This innovation Challenge, in collaboration with GHR Foundation, will support organizations working to address urgent global challenges at the intersections of peace, prosperity, and planet in radically new ways. How might we work together to design and innovate for the global good? The…

The U. S. Department of State’s National Institute of Health (NIH): Inviting Applications for AIDS Research on Non-AIDS-defining or AIDS-defining Cancers

Donor Name: The U. S. Department of State’s National Institute of Health (NIH) Fund name: The U. S. Department of State’s National Institute of Health (NIH) Fund Funding Opportunity Number: PA-16-425 Funding brief: The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to continue advancing our understanding of the risks, development, progression, diagnosis, and treatment…

Department of State Bureau of Population Refugees and Migration: Inviting Applications for Global Innovation Programs to Address Gender-based Violence (GBV) in Conflict-Affected Humanitarian Emergencies.

Donor Name: Department of State Bureau of Population Refugees and Migration Fund name: FY 2017 Notice of Funding Opportunity for Global Innovation Programs to Address Gender-based Violence (GBV) in Conflict-Affected Humanitarian Emergencies Funding Opportunity Number: SFOP0001568 Funding brief: (a) Since 2010, PRM has allocated specific funding to complement ongoing efforts through regional GBV responses and…

The Open Society Foundation: Inviting Applications about work that engages with topics of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation/expression, religion, nationality, and immigration status from a variety of perspectives (Documentary Photography Project)

Donor Name: The Open Society Foundation Fund name: The Open Society Documentary Photography Project Funding brief: The Open Society Documentary Photography Project is soliciting submissions for a new joint exhibition and grant opportunity that engages with ideas of resistance and embraces the role and agency of artists themselves in shaping our societies. Selected projects will be…

USAID : Inviting Applications for funding title- Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for Guatemala’s Development Challenges

Donor Name: The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Fund name: Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for Guatemala’s Development Challenges Reference No: BAA-GUATEMALA-2015 Funding brief: BAA-GUATEMALA-2015 This Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) seeks opportunities to co-create, co-design, co-invest, and collaborate in the research, development, piloting, testing, and scaling of innovative, practical and cost-effective interventions to address…

Rolex: Inviting Applications for award to extraordinary individuals to improve lives, or protect the world’s natural and cultural heritage.

Donor Name: Rolex Award name: The Rolex Awards for Enterprise Award brief: Since 1976, Rolex has honored extraordinary individuals who possess the courage and conviction to take on major challenges. Each Rolex Award for Enterprise is given for a new or ongoing project anywhere in the world – one that deserves support for its capacity…

The BBVA foundation: Inviting Applications for Awards to recognize and encourage world-class research and artistic creation, prizing contributions of broad impact for their originality and theoretical significance.

Donor Name: The BBVA foundation Award name: 10th edition of The BBVA foundation frontiers of knowledge awards (2017) Award brief: The BBVA Foundation promotes scientific research of excellence by funding research projects, disseminating the results to society through diverse channels including symposia, workshops, lectures, publications and exhibitions, and providing advanced training and research awards. The…

The American Society of Primatologists: Inviting Applications for award to recognize deserving colleagues and students, including those from primate habitat countries – countries with native primate fauna – for whom the prestige of an ASP award or grant can be a valuable aid to the recipient’s conservation efforts.

Donor Name: The American Society of Primatologists Award name: ASP Conservation Fund Award brief: Nominations for ASP Conservationist Awards is now being sought by the American Society of Primatologists (ASP). These awards, funded from the ASP Conservation Fund, are a mechanism to recognize deserving colleagues and students, including those from primate habitat countries – countries…

National Geographic Society: Inviting Applications for award for research, conservation, education, and storytelling through its Committee for Research and Exploration.

Donor Name: National Geographic Society Fund name: Early Career Grant, Standard Grant, Expedited Grant Funding brief: The National Geographic Society awards grants for research, conservation, education, and storytelling 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…

Niwano Peace Foundation: Inviting Applications to promote interreligious understanding and cooperation.

Donor Name: Niwano Peace Foundation Fund name: Grant Program (1st term), 2017 Funding brief: The Niwano Peace Foundation promotes inter religious understanding and cooperation.  It also strives to strengthen cooperation among people actively making continuing efforts, in a religious spirit, to achieve a peaceful society. The  Foundation  does  not  support  any  specific  religious  group.  Respecting  the  uniqueness  of  each  religion  and  embracing  the  spirit  of  tolerance,  it  aims  to  build  a  world  of  peace  and  coexistence.  The Foundation  makes  grants  in  order  to  provide active encouragement …

The World Academy of Science (TWAS): Inviting Applications to the needs of researchers in developing countries, particularly those attached to institutions that lack appropriate research facilities.

Donor Name: The World Academy of Science (TWAS) Fund name: TWAS Research Grants Programme in Basic Sciences (Groups) Funding brief: The 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…

The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves: Inviting Applications to scale effective business models for empowerment through women’s energy entrepreneurship.

Donor Name: The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves Fund name: Empowerment Fund IV Funding brief: The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves is now accepting applications for the fourth annual Women’s Empowerment Fund (WEF), a financing mechanism designed to scale effective business models for empowerment through women’s energy entrepreneurship. The objective of the WEF is to…

The Department of State Bureau Of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA): Inviting Applications to enhance the skills of approximately 100 civic and community leaders to more effectively address current economic, environmental, political, and social challenges in their communities.

Donor Name: The Department of State Bureau Of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) Fund name: Community Solutions Program, FY 2017 Funding Opportunity Number: ECA-ECAPEC-17-028 Funding brief: The Community Solutions Program seeks to enhance the skills of approximately 100 civic and community leaders to more effectively address current economic, environmental, political, and social challenges in their…

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO): Inviting Applications for award to recognize the efforts of private individuals and organizations that have successfully restored or conserved structures, places and properties of heritage value in the region.

Donor Name: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Award name: UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation, 2017 Award brief: The Awards recognize the efforts of private individuals and organizations that have successfully restored or conserved structures, places and properties of heritage value in the region. The Awards emphasize the importance of the conservation…

Knight Foundation: Inviting Applications for ideas using immersive storytelling to discover new ways to engage audiences and advance the field of journalism.

Donor Name: Knight Foundation Fund name: Journalism 360˚ challenge Fund Funding brief: Knight Foundation, Google News Lab and the Online News Association are partnering to launch an open call for ideas, offering up to $35,000 in funding to test, refine and build out a project. Virtual, augmented, mixed reality and 360 video are opening new…

University of South Carolina: Inviting Applications to ultimately improve food and nutrition security in poor countries, guide ongoing and future programs and research activities on food choice, and to foster a community of practice in food choice research in developing countries.

Donor Name: University of South Carolina Fund name: Drivers of Food Choice competitive grants program Funding brief: The Drivers of Food Choice competitive grants program aims to solicit applications and select research projects for funding that will provide a deep understanding of the drivers of food choice among the poor, particularly in the 41 low-…

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP): Inviting Applications for the funding theme-Support to Civil Society Organizations under the Challenge Fund

Donor Name: The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Fund name: The Challenge Fund Reference No: 36335 Funding brief: The Human Rights Programme (HRP) is an integral part of rights-based programming effort of the  UNDP supported by a consortium of donors. UNDP has developed and implemented a number of projects in the human rights, justice and…

The U. S. Department of State’s National Institute of Health (NIH): Inviting Applications for the project theme of Targeted basic behavioral and social science and intervention development for HIV prevention and care.

Donor Name: The U. S. Department of State’s National Institute of Health (NIH) Fund name: The U. S. Department of State’s National Institute of Health (NIH) Fund Funding Opportunity Number: PA-17-105 Funding brief: This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages innovative, targeted basic behavioral and social science and intervention development research to reduce incident HIV infections…

Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA): Inviting Applications to improve the health of lesbians and other sexual minority women (SMW) and their families through research

Donor Name: Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA) Fund name: Lesbian Health Fund Funding brief: The Lesbian Health Fund (LHF), a program of GLMA, is currently accepting applications for the Spring LHF Grant Cycle. The mission of the Lesbian Health Fund is to improve the health of lesbians and other sexual minority women (SMW) and…

 The International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology  (ICGEB): Inviting Applications for research projects in basic science, human healthcare, industrial and agricultural biotechnology and bioenergy.

Donor Name: The International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology  (ICGEB) Fund name: Research Grants Funding brief: Funding opportunities are made available through the Collaborative Research Programme (CRP) – ICGEB Research Grants, which is a dedicated source of funding aimed at financing projects addressing original scientific problems of particular relevance for the host country and…

Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control – NCCDPHP: Inviting Applications for the funding theme-Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health(REACH)- financed solely by Prevention and Public Health Funding

Donor Name: Department of Health and Human Services -Centers for Disease Control – NCCDPHP Fund name: PPHF 2017:Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health(REACH)- financed solely by Prevention and Public Health Funding Opportunity Number: CDC-RFA-DP17-1703PPHF Funding brief: Chronic diseases are the leading causes of death and disability in the United States, largely driven by preventable health…

IDRC | CRDI: Inviting Applications to support the development, production, and commercialization of innovative vaccines against livestock diseases (including poultry) in sub-Saharan Africa, South and South East Asia.

Donor Name: International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Centre de recherché pour de developpement International Fund name: Livestock Vaccine Innovation Fund Funding brief: The Livestock Vaccine Innovation Fund (LVIF) is an initiative developed by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Global Affairs Canada and Canada’s International Development Research Centre. It represents a joint investment of CA$…

The Hilden Charitable Fund: Inviting Applications for projects in developing countries working on community development, education, and health.

Donor Name: The Hilden Charitable Fund Fund name: The Hilden Charitable Fund Funding brief: The Hilden Charitable Fund awards grants to projects both in the UK and in developing countries. The aim of the fund is to address disadvantages, notably by supporting causes which are less likely to raise funds from public subscriptions. Both the…

The Global Fund for Children: Inviting Applications to select grantee partners based on their demonstrated potential to produce sustainable improvement in the lives of vulnerable children and youth and to serve as a resource or model for other organizations.

Donor Name: The Global Fund for Children Fund name: The Global Fund for Children Funding brief: The Global Fund for Children selects grantee partners based on their demonstrated potential to produce sustainable improvement in the lives of vulnerable children and youth and to serve as a resource or model for other organizations. Deadline: Organizations that…

YouthPower Learning, Making Cents International (Making Cents) and USAID: Inviting Applications to further assess, evaluate, document and disseminate innovative work in positive youth development and cross-sectoral youth programming.

Donor Name: YouthPower Learning, Making Cents International (Making Cents) and USAID Fund name: YouthPower Learning Fund Funding brief: Making Cents International (Making Cents) under the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded contract YouthPower Learning is seeking grant applications from qualified entities as part of its efforts to further assess, evaluate, document and disseminate innovative…

The World Food Prize Foundation: Inviting Applications for award to recognize exceptional, science-based achievement in international agriculture and food production by an individual under 40 who has clearly demonstrated intellectual courage, stamina, and determination in the fight to eliminate global hunger and poverty

Donor Name: The World Food Prize Foundation Award name: The Borlaug Field Award Award brief: This award will recognize exceptional, science-based achievement in international agriculture and food production by an individual under 40 who has clearly demonstrated intellectual courage, stamina, and determination in the fight to eliminate global hunger and poverty. The award will honor…

University of California, Davis: Inviting Applications to connect organizations in developing countries with U.S. graduate students who have agricultural expertise, generating benefits for both the students and the in-country institutions.

Donor Name: University of California, Davis Fund name: The Horticulture Innovation Lab’s Trellis Fund Funding brief: The Trellis Fund connects organizations in developing countries with U.S. graduate students who have agricultural expertise, generating benefits for both the students and the in-country institutions. Together, they collaborate on short-term projects to address horticultural challenges faced by local…

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC): Inviting Applications to strengthen the capacity of civil society organizations – in particular community based organizations – to address HIV prevention, treatment, care and support among people who inject drugs and people in prisons.

Donor Name: The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Fund name: UNODC HIV/AIDS Grants programme Funding brief: This Call for Proposals seeks to provide funding support to Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) including Community Based Organizations (CBOs) working in the area of HIV prevention, treatment, care and support among people who inject drugs and…

Anne Frank Fonds (AFF): Inviting Applications to contribute to better understanding between societies and religions, to play a part in encouraging peace between people and nationalities, and to promote international contact among young people.

Donor Name: Anne Frank Fonds (AFF) Fund name: Anne Frank Fonds Fund Funding brief: The foundation promotes projects in the spirit of the message of ANNE FRANK. Otto H. Frank wanted, inter alia, to contribute to better understanding between societies and religions, to play a part in encouraging peace between people and nationalities, and to…

Green Cross International: Inviting Applications for award to recognize individuals, organizations, governments and companies who demonstrate achievements in preventing, preparing for and responding to environmental emergencies as well as to integrate environment in humanitarian action across the world.

Donor Name: Green Cross International Fund name: Green star awards 2017 Funding brief: The purpose of the Green Star Awards (GSA) is to recognize outstanding individuals or organizations that have made remarkable efforts to prevent, prepare for, and respond to environmental emergencies – as well as to integrate environment with humanitarian action across the world.…

The Thomson Reuters Foundation: Inviting Applications for award to recognize the “best in class” of the corporate sector: companies that are leading the fight against modern slavery in their supply chains.

Donor Name: The Thomson Reuters Foundation Award name: The Stop Slavery Award Award brief: 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…

Global Investigative Journalism Network: Inviting Applications for award to honor investigative journalism in a developing or transitioning country, done under threat, duress, or in the direst of conditions.

Donor Name: Global Investigative Journalism Network Award name: Global Shining Light Award Award brief: 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. Deadline: Deadline for submissions…

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights: Inviting Applications for award to honor courageous and innovative individuals striving for social justice throughout the world.

Award Name: Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award name: Human Rights Award Award brief: Robert F. Kennedy believed that each individual holds the power to invoke change, that a single voice has the ability to declare an iniquity, and that each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot…

Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice: Inviting Applications to honor the resilience, creativity and growth of intersex activism and to ensure the human rights of intersex people.

Donor Name: Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice Fund name: Intersex Human Rights Fund Funding brief: The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice is proud to announce a new call for proposals for our third cycle of our Intersex Human Rights Fund, launched in 2015 to honor the resilience, creativity and growth of intersex activism and to…

Tanenbaum-Center for Interreligious Understanding: Inviting Applications for award to respond to the wars, religious tensions and sectarian battles that make the world so dangerous by working with religiously motivated men and women who are putting peace into action and working to resolve these conflicts – including those involving religion.

Donor Name: Tanenbaum-Center for Interreligious Understanding Award name: Tanenbaum’s Peacemaker in Action Award 2017 Award brief: Tanenbaum responds to the wars, religious tensions and sectarian battles that make the world so dangerous by working with religiously motivated men and women who are putting peace into action and working to resolve these conflicts – including those…

The KidsRights Foundation: Inviting Applications for award to a child, anywhere in the world, for his or her dedication to children’s rights.

Donor Name: The KidsRights Foundation Award name: The International Children’s Peace Prize Funding brief: The International Children’s Peace Prize is awarded annually to a child, anywhere in the world, for his or her dedication to children’s rights. The International Children’s Peace Prize is a sign of recognition for the young winner. He or she receives…

IDRC | CRDI: Inviting Applications to support novel ideas or pre-existing innovations to respond to the challenges of existing livestock vaccines in sub-Saharan Africa and South and Southeast Asia.

Donor Name: International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Centre de recherché pour e deveppement International Fund name: Livestock Vaccine Innovation Fund Funding brief: This call aims to support novel ideas or pre-existing innovations to respond to the challenges of existing livestock vaccines in sub-Saharan Africa and South and Southeast Asia. The call seeks proposals that are…

The Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD): Inviting Applications to generate new knowledge on interventions and their implementation for the prevention and management of mental disorders in low- and middle-income countries.

Donor Name: The Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD) Fund name: The Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD) Fund Funding brief: The Medical Research Council, in partnership with the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD) is seeking to generate new knowledge on interventions…

Columbia University: Inviting Applications for Reporting Grants on Religion and Gender Violence

Donor Name: Columbia University (Center for the Study of Social Difference) Fund name: Grants on Religion and Gender Violence Funding brief: Columbia University’s Center for the Study of Social Difference (CSSD) announces a competition for reporting grants for Media Fellows who will join a new initiative on “Religion and the Global Framing of Gender Violence.” …

ViiV Healthcare group of companies: Inviting Applications to combat Stigma & Discrimination in Healthcare Settings

Donor Name: ViiV Healthcare group of companies Fund name: Combating Stigma & Discrimination In Healthcare Settings Fund Funding brief: Positive Action Challenges and the International AIDS Society are seeking to combat stigma and discrimination faced by key populations in healthcare settings by scaling up and fostering best practices by which every person will be treated…

DFID: Inviting Applications for Women’s Integrated Sexual Health (WISH)

Donor Name: DFID Fund name: Women’s Integrated Sexual Health (WISH) Fund Reference No:  7622 Funding brief: The Women’s Integrated Sexual Health (WISH) programme across Africa and Asia to provide a comprehensive package of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), with a primary focus on increasing the number of additional Family Planning (FP) users according…

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO): Inviting Applications for the UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education honours outstanding innovation and contributions made by individuals, institutions and organizations to advance girls’ and women’s education.

Donor Name: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Award name: UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education Award brief: The UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education honors outstanding innovation and contributions made by individuals, institutions and organizations to advance girls’ and women’s education. It is the first UNESCO Prize of this nature…

European Union (EU): Inviting Applications to increase access to sustainable energy (SE) by fostering women’s involvement, recognizing past and current efforts at redressing gender imbalances women are facing with regard to access to resources, including energy.

Donor Name: European Union (EU) Fund name:Women and sustainable energy Reference Number: EuropeAid/155118/DH/ACT/Multi Funding brief: This call for proposals is based on the unexpressed potential of increasing access to sustainable energy (SE) by fostering women’s involvement, recognizing past and current efforts at redressing gender imbalances women are facing with regard to access to resources, including…

DFID: Inviting Applications for Civil Society Support Programme Phase II 

Donor Name: DFID Fund name: Civil Society Support Programme Phase II  Fund Funding brief: ● Component A will establish partnerships with global and British businesses to improve economic opportunities for women in their supply chains. It will work with businesses that have established supply chains in DFID countries, to:     ● Identify and address barriers to…

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: Inviting Applications to find new approaches for Improving Timeliness of Routine Immunizations in Low-Resource Settings

Donor Name: The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Funding round: Round 19 Fund name: New Approaches for Improving Timeliness of Routine Immunizations in Low-Resource Settings (Round 19) Fund Funding brief: Vaccine effectiveness depends on the timing of its administration, and it is not optimal if given early, delayed, or not as recommended. To achieve maximum…

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: Inviting Applications to ensure effective Health Supply Chains

Donor Name: The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Funding round: Round 19 Fund name: Health Systems Strengthening: Ensuring Effective Health Supply Chains (Round 19) Fund Funding brief: The health supply chain is comprised of people, processes, policies, technology and resources to ensure the right products reach the right place in the right condition. When effective,…

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: Inviting Applications to Wearables and Technology for Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health Behavior Change.

Donor Name: The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Funding round: Round 19 Fund name: Wearables and Technology for Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health Behavior Change (Round 19) Fund Funding brief: Grand Challenges Explorations (GCE) supports hundreds of early-stage projects – including many ideas that have never before been tested – and innovators from a wide…

International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movement (IFOAM): Inviting Applications for award to propose an innovator in the organic agriculture sector.

Donor Name: International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movement (IFOAM) Award name: 3rd Organic Farming Innovation Award (OFIA) Award brief: Every three years, at the Organic World Congress (OWC), IFOAM-Organics International, the Rural Development Administration (RDA) of the Republic of Korea, and the IFOAM Technology Innovation Platform (TIPI) award outstanding organic innovators with the Organic Farming…

AmplifyChange Network: Inviting Applications to fuel the growth of a new generation of organizations and advocacy leaders, including youth-led, gender-rights groups, legal and health activists thereby contributing to the creation of more resilient, broad-based movements for SRHR based in the Global South. 

Donor Name: AmplifyChange Network Fund name: Network Grant Funding brief: To contribute to the development of stronger, more inclusive movements for SRHR AmplifyChange seek proposals for Network Grants from Southern-based organizations capable of convening and supporting multiple small-to-medium sized civil society organizations – including AmplifyChange grantees – to build stronger, more inclusive and resilient movements.…

Swiss Re Foundation: Inviting Applications to prototype or scale-up new approaches for resolving existing social and/or ecological issues related to sustainable water management practices

Donor Name: Swiss Re Foundation Fund name: The ReSource Award Funding brief: The ReSource Award acknowledges social entrepreneurial initiatives aimed at prototyping or scaling up new approaches for resolving existing social and/or ecological issues related to sustainable water management practices. Examples include access to, use and supply of water, sanitation and hygiene in low, lower-middle…

Elrha: Inviting Applications for a Research and Evaluation Partner to create good practice guidance for designing user-centred emergency sanitation provision using rapid community engagement approaches.

Donor Name: Elrha Fund name: The Humanitarian Innovation Fund (HIF) Challenge: User-centred sanitation design through rapid community engagement Funding brief: This call is part of a broader challenge around improving user-centred sanitation design through rapid community engagement The Humanitarian Innovation Fund (HIF) is launching a new Challenge to understand how to design, implement, and evaluate approaches…

The Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water (PSIPW): Inviting Applications for award focusing on water-related scientific innovation

Donor Name: The Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water (PSIPW) Fund name: The Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water (PSIPW) Funding brief: The Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water (PSIPW) is an international award focusing on water-related scientific innovation and judged by leading scientists from around the world. Five…

Humanitarian Innovation Fund-elrha: Inviting Applications to identify, nurture and share innovative and scalable solutions to the challenges facing effective humanitarian assistance.

Donor Name: Humanitarian Innovation Fund-elrha Fund name: Humanitarian Innovation Fund-elrha fund Funding brief: The Humanitarian Innovation Fund supports organizations and individuals to identify, nurture and share innovative and scalable solutions to the challenges facing effective humanitarian assistance. The organization’s grant making is based on five stages in innovation: ● Recognition ● Invention ● Development ● Implementation ● Diffusion a)…

Child Health Foundation: Inviting Applications for innovative research or innovative service projects directed at improving the health of infants, children, and pregnant women.

Donor Name: Child Health Foundation Fund name: Child Health Foundation Fund Funding brief: Child Health Foundation wishes to receive proposals from interested health workers, investigators, or community organizations for innovative research or innovative service projects directed at improving the health of infants, children, and pregnant women. Special instruction: In 2017, Child Health Foundation will be…

Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF): Inviting Applications to address all areas of integrated solid waste management, with a strong focus towards research that increased sustainable solid waste management practices

Donor Name: Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) Fund name: Environmental Research & Education Foundation Fund Funding brief: 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…

Open Technology Fund: Inviting Applications to support projects and people working on open and accessible technology-centric projects that promote human rights, internet freedom, open societies, and help advance inclusive and safe access to global communications networks.

Donor Name: Open Technology Fund (OTF) Fund name: Internet Freedom Fund Funding brief: The Internet Freedom Fund is OTF’s primary way to support projects and people working on open and accessible technology-centric projects that promote human rights, internet freedom, open societies, and help advance inclusive and safe access to global communications networks. The Internet Freedom…

TED Conferences, LLC: Inviting Applications for award of TED Prize to a leader at a tipping point in their career — one who has an innovative idea for catalyzing global change

Donor Name: TED Conferences, LLC Fund name: TED prize 2018 Funding brief: TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics — from science to…

Foundation Fiat Panis: Inviting Applications for providing award for World Nutrition for outstanding achievements in the fight against hunger and poverty.

Donor Name: Foundation Fiat Panis Fund name: Justus von Liebig-Award for World Nutrition Funding brief: For the fifth time, the Foundation fiat panis is calling for nominations for the Justus von Liebig-Award for World Nutrition for outstanding achievements in the fight against hunger and poverty. The prize will be awarded to people or institutions which…

Singularity University: Inviting Applications to provide sustainable access to local and nutritious food in emergencies

Donor Name: Singularity University Fund name: Food in Emergencies, a Global Impact Challenge Funding brief: WFP and Singularity University are collaborating on the Global Impact Challenge. This Global Impact Challenge (GIC) is an open call for moonshot innovations and startups using exponential technology for household food production in a displacement context with an ability to…

USAID: Inviting Applications to support the piloting and rigorous testing of innovative approaches to solving international development problems and supports transitioning those innovations with evidence of impact and cost-effectiveness to scale.

Donor Name: USAID Fund name: Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) Funding Opportunity Number: APS-OAA-16-000006 Funding brief: Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) supports the piloting and rigorous testing of innovative approaches to solving international development problems and supports transitioning those innovations with evidence of impact and cost-effectiveness to scale. DIV’s aim is to create a portfolio of innovations…

World of Children, Inc: Inviting Applications for award to recognize and elevate those selfless individuals who make a difference in the lives of children across the globe, regardless of political, religious or geographical boundaries.

Donor Name: World of Children, Inc| Fund name: World of Children Awards Funding brief: World of Children Award was created to recognize and elevate those selfless individuals who make a difference in the lives of children across the globe, regardless of political, religious or geographical boundaries. These courageous leaders recognize that our children are the…

Open Society Foundations: Inviting Applications to support promising initiatives led by individuals or collectives that strive to improve their journalism under difficult circumstances, such as autocracy, violence, repression, or poverty—or in moments of great opportunity, such as first democratic elections, peace agreements, or massive social mobilizations.

Donor Name: Open Society Foundations Fund name: Supporting Independent Journalism and Innovation Funding brief: The Program on Independent Journalism supports promising initiatives led by individuals or collectives that strive to improve their journalism under difficult circumstances, such as autocracy, violence, repression, or poverty—or in moments of great opportunity, such as first democratic elections, peace agreements,…

The GSMA Foundation: Inviting Applications to test and scale the use of mobile to improve or increase access to energy, water and sanitation services.

Donor Name: The GSMA Foundation Fund name: Mobile for Development Utilities Innovation Fund Funding brief: The Mobile for Development Utilities (M4D) Utilities Innovation Fund aims to test and scale the use of mobile to improve or increase access to energy, water and sanitation services. Objective: The objective of the Innovation Fund is to extract insights…

Nestlé Foundation: Inviting Applications to support research in human nutrition with public health relevance in low-income and lower middle-income countries according.

Donor Name: Nestlé Foundation Fund name: Research Grants Funding brief: The Nestlé Foundation, established in 1966 by a donation by the Nestlé Company, 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 (http://www.worldbank.org). The results of the research projects should ideally…

Department for International Development, UK: Inviting Applications to explore 3D printing, Internet of Things, drones and other Frontier Technologies can positively impact development challenges like connectivity, health and education, humanitarian response and production

Donor Name: Department for International Development, UK Fund name: International Development Funding Funding brief: Frontier Technology Livestreaming is a 3 year programme designed to help DFID apply frontier technologies to development challenges. The Department for International Development, UK welcome registrations from any frontier technology provider with an application in international development. Although they are open…

Department for International Development, UK and Unilever: Inviting Applications for behavior change in low income households (Unilever partnership)

Donor Name: Department for International Development,UK  and Unilever Fund name: Behavior change in low income households (Unilever partnership) Funding brief: The fund will use market-based approaches to meet low-income household needs in developing countries around water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and energy. It will fund and provide technical and operational support to business and research…

Tata Group and Australia’s Aid Program: Inviting Applications to revolutionize access to water by creating a device that extracts a minimum of 2,000 liters of water per day from the atmosphere at a combined operating and capital cost of no more than 2 cents per liter.

Donor Name: Tata Group and Australia’s Aid Program Fund name: The Water Abundance XPRIZE Funding brief: The Water Abundance XPRIZE challenges Teams from around the world to revolutionize access to water by creating a device that extracts a minimum of 2,000 liters of water per day from the atmosphere at a combined operating and capital…

The Mind & Life Institute: Inviting Applications for Research Awards for the Promotion and Assessment of Prosociality, Empathy, Altruism, Compassion, and Ethics

Donor Name: The Mind & Life Institute Fund name: PEACE Grants Funding brief: 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…

The Dutch Postcode Lottery-The Postcode Lottery Green Challenge: Inviting Applications to encourage the development of new, innovative, creative and yet commercially viable products and/or services that contribute to an eco-friendly lifestyle, directly reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Donor Name: The Postcode Lottery Green Challenge Fund name: The Postcode Lottery Green Challenge Fund Funding brief: The Postcode Lottery Green Challenge is initiated by Nationale Postcode Loterij N.V. (“the Dutch Postcode Lottery”) to encourage the development of new, innovative, creative and yet commercially viable products and/or services that contribute to an eco-friendly lifestyle, directly…

The U. S. Department of State’s National Institute of Health (NIH): Inviting Applications for Planning for Non-Communicable Diseases and Disorders Research Training Programs in Low and Middle Income Countries

Donor Name: The U. S. Department of State’s National Institute of Health (NIH) Fund name: The U. S. Department of State’s National Institute of Health (NIH) Fund Funding Opportunity Number: PAR-17-097 Funding brief: This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for research training program planning invites submissions from low- and middle-income country (LMIC) institution(s) with existing research…

Conservation, Food & Health Foundation: Inviting Applications to promote Conservation, Food and Health in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East

Donor Name: Conservation, Food & Health Foundation Fund name: The Conservation, Food & Health Foundation Fund Funding brief: Incorporated in 1985, the Conservation, Food and Health Foundation seeks to promote the conservation of natural resources, improve the production and distribution of food, and improve health in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East.  The…

The John Templeton Foundation: Inviting Applications for its core funding areas like Science and the Big Questions, Character Virtue Development, Individual Freedom & Free Markets, Exceptional Cognitive Talent and Genius, Genetics

Donor Name: The John Templeton Foundation Fund name: The John Templeton Foundation Fund Funding brief: The John Templeton Foundation is seeking applications for its Grants program in the core funding areas like Science and the Big Questions, Character Virtue Development, Individual Freedom & Free Markets, Exceptional Cognitive Talent and Genius, Genetics The John Templeton Foundation…

The International Union for Conservation of Nature Netherlands (IUCN NL): Inviting Applications for local NGOs to acquire (through purchase of lease) threatened nature, create safe reserves and connect wildlife habitats for endangered species

Donor Name: The International Union for Conservation of Nature Netherlands (IUCN NL) Fund name: Small grants for the purchase of nature Funding brief: The IUCN NL programme Small grants for the Purchase of Nature (SPN) provides funds for local NGOs to acquire (through purchase of lease) threatened nature, create safe reserves and connect wildlife habitats…

Tree Fund: Inviting Applications for longer term research and technology transfer projects that have the potential of benefiting the everyday work of arborists

Donor Name: Tree Fund Fund name: The Hyland R. Johns Grant Program funds Funding brief: The Hyland R. Johns Grant Program funds longer term research and technology transfer projects that have the potential of benefiting the everyday work of arborists. Priority Areas:TREE Fund research priority areas are derived from the Revised National Research and Technology…

European Union (EU): Inviting Applications for the funding topic-Collective Awareness Platforms for Sustainability and Social Innovation.

Donor Name: European Union (EU) Fund name: Horizon 2020 Topic identifier: ICT-11-2017 Funding brief: The European Union (EU) is seeking application for the funding topic- Collective Awareness Platforms for Sustainability and Social Innovation. Today Europe fails to capitalize fully on participatory innovation; more models and blueprints are needed to lead to new ways to produce…