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.…

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…

Melania: Inviting Applications to foster direct partnership between women’s groups in the Netherlands and groups of grassroots women in several countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Donor Name: Melania Funding name:  No Specific Fund Name Funding brief: Melania is a Dutch women’s organization, which aims at fostering direct partnership between women’s groups in the Netherlands and groups of grassroots women in several countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Melania focuses on micro women projects, which help women to improve their…

Japan Water Forum: Inviting Applications to contribute to ensuring access to water and sanitation in developing countries.

Donor Name: Japan Water Forum Funding name: Darvish Yu Water Fund Funding brief: The objectives of the fund are to contribute to ensuring access to water and sanitation in developing countries. Darvish, a Japanese professional baseball pitcher (Texas Rangers),  donates 100,000 JPY to this fund at each of his wins. Individuals are also welcome to…

The Fonds SUEZ: Inviting Applications to support concrete actions to sustainably develop access to essential services (water, sanitation and waste) for underprivileged populations in developing countries, in addition to supporting the integration of the most vulnerable populations in France through education and employment.

Donor Name: The Fonds SUEZ Funding name: The Fonds SUEZ initiatives Funding brief: The Fonds SUEZ initiatives supports concrete actions to sustainably develop access to essential services (water, sanitation and waste) for underprivileged populations in developing countries, in addition to supporting the integration of the most vulnerable populations in France through education and employment. Their…

The Coca-Cola Company: Inviting Applications to make a unique and sustainable difference: water stewardship, active healthy living, community recycling, and education.

Donor Name: The Coca-Cola Company Funding name: The Coca-Cola Company Fund Funding brief: The Coca-Cola Company, its global philanthropic arm, The Coca-Cola Foundation, and its regional foundations strive daily to be responsive to the citizenship priorities in the global communities where we live and work. At The Coca-Cola Company, they recognize that they cannot have…

ENGIE Foundation: Inviting Applications for projects carried out by associations of general interest that correspond to its own areas of action like Helping children and young people to join society, Access to energy for sustainable development and Emergency aid.

Donor Name: ENGIE Foundation Funding name: ENGIE Foundation Fund Funding brief: The Foundation finances projects carried out by associations of general interest that correspond to its own areas of action, namely: ● Helping children and young people to join society ● Access to energy for sustainable development ● Emergency aid Deadline: Not Found Funding details link: http://www.projets.fondation-engie.com/en/ Funding…

Energy Assistance (EA): Inviting Applications to allow humanitarian projects targeting communities worldwide having no access to critical energy services to benefit from the competencies and knowledge of their members, along with technical resources.

Donor Name: Energy Assistance (EA) Funding name: Energy Assistance (EA) Fund Funding brief: Energy Assistance (EA) was created in Belgium in 2001 by employees of Tractebel, Electrabel and Fabricom. Today, EA brings together volunteers (both retired employees and currently active staff) from the energy business lines of the ENGIE Group and from the Belgian grid…

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC): Inviting Applications to support a paradigm shift in the global response to climate change.

Donor Name: United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Funding name: The Green Climate Fund Funding brief: Created by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the Fund (The Green Climate Fund) aims to support a paradigm shift in the global response to climate change. It allocates its resources to low-emission and…

The Minor Foundation for Major Challenges: Inviting Applications to make the greatest impact on influencing public opinion and increasing political support for cutting green house gas emissions

Donor Name:  The Minor Foundation for Major Challenges Funding name:  The Minor Foundation for Major Challenges Fund Funding brief: The foundation welcomes applications from all over the world. The board grants support to the projects they believe have the greatest impact on influencing public opinion and increasing political support for cutting green house gas emissions.…

US Department of State-Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs: Inviting Applications to support and enhance connectivity in South Asia.

Donor Name: US Department of State-Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs Funding name: South Asia Regional Connectivity Program Funding Opportunity Number: SCA-SCAAQM-17-001 Funding brief: The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs (SCA) announces an open competition for organizations interested in submitting cooperative agreement proposal applications that seek to support…

The Konosuke Matsushita Memorial Foundation: Inviting Applications to assist original and challenging international research which meets social as well as academic demands in the fields of humanities and social sciences.

Donor Name: The Konosuke Matsushita Memorial Foundation Funding name:  Research Grants Funding brief: The funds (Research Grant) are provided to assist original and challenging international research which meets social as well as academic demands in the fields of humanities and social sciences. Objective: Two major objectives of The Konosuke Matsushita Memorial Foundation are ● to contribute…

Medtronic Foundation: Inviting Applications for award to recognize and connects people, who with the help of medical technology, are contributing in communities all around the world through charitable service and volunteerism.

Donor Name: Medtronic Foundation Funding name: The Bakken Invitation Award Funding brief: The Bakken Invitation Award recognizes and connects people, who with the help of medical technology, are contributing in communities all around the world through charitable service and volunteerism. Deadline: Applications close on July 31, 2017. Funding details link: http://liveongiveon.medtronic.com/ApplicationLogin Funding limit: At least…

Futureearth: Inviting Applications to increase knowledge, promote innovation, and establish evidence-based solutions to the world’s most difficult sustainability challenges.

Donor Name: Futureearth Funding name: Program for Early-stage Grants Advancing Sustainability Science (PEGASuS) – Biodiversity and Natural Assets Funding brief:  Future Earth is pleased to announce the first in a series of new funding opportunities through the Future Earth Program for Early-stage Grants Advancing Sustainability Science (PEGASuS). The PEGASuS program will focus on interdisciplinary research…

IDRC | CRDI: Inviting Applications for IDRC Doctoral Research Awards to promote the capacity and growth of Canadian and developing country research to improve the lives of people in the developing world.

Donor Name: International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Centre de recherché pour e deveppement International Funding name: IDRC Doctoral Research Awards 2017 Funding brief: IDRC has helped graduate students undertake thesis research in the field of international development since 1982. IDRC Doctoral Research Awards are intended to promote the capacity and growth of Canadian and developing…

Amphibian Survival Alliance (ASA) and Amphibian Specialist Group (ASG): Inviting Applications to support immediate action to avert the threats that are driving our planet’s wildlife towards extinction.

Donor Name:  Amphibian Survival Alliance (ASA) and Amphibian Specialist Group (ASG) Funding name: The Leapfrog Conservation Fund Funding brief:  The Leapfrog Conservation Fund was founded by Rainforest Trust, Global Wildlife Conservation and the Andrew Sabin Family Foundation to support immediate action to avert the threats that are driving our planet’s wildlife towards extinction. The Fund…

The International SeaKeepers Society: Inviting Applications to provide marine scientists with a unique and cost effective platform for at sea research by placing researchers on privately owned vessels to conduct oceanographic research.

Donor Name: The International SeaKeepers Society Funding name: The SeaKeepers DISCOVERY Yachts program Funding brief: The International SeaKeepers Society is currently accepting research proposals for DISCOVERY Yacht expeditions. The SeaKeepers DISCOVERY Yachts program provides marine scientists with a unique and cost effective platform for at sea research by placing researchers on privately owned vessels to…

Holohil Systems Ltd: Inviting Applications to support endangered species research and educational work for a variety of agencies and researchers.

Donor Name: Holohil Systems Ltd. Funding name: Holohil Grant Program Funding brief:  For more than 30 years Holohil Systems Ltd. has supported endangered species research and educational work for a variety of agencies and researchers. They have donated transmitters and services predominately for bat and raptor research. While they still have a strong commitment to…

Save Our Seas Foundation (SOSF): Inviting Applications for a series of grants dedicated to research, conservation and education projects worldwide. Projects should integrate at least two of these components and focus on charismatic marine megafauna, particularly sharks, rays and skates.

Donor Name: Save Our Seas Foundation (SOSF) Funding name: Grants dedicated to research, conservation and education projects worldwide Funding brief:  The Save Our Seas Foundation (SOSF) offers a series of grants dedicated to research, conservation and education projects worldwide. Projects should integrate at least two of these components and focus on charismatic marine megafauna, particularly…

Amphibian Survival Alliance (ASA) and Amphibian Specialist Group (ASG): Inviting Applications for seed grant applications to help kick start projects or allow teams to try new innovative approaches to address conservation, research and education challenges.

Donor Name: Amphibian Survival Alliance (ASA) and Amphibian Specialist Group (ASG) Funding name:  Seed grants Funding brief:  The Amphibian Survival Alliance (ASA) and Amphibian Specialist Group (ASG), is pleased to announce an open call for seed grant applications. Seed grants are designed to help kick start projects or allow teams to try new innovative approaches to…

Marsh Christian Trust: Inviting Applications to support small registered charities through long-term core funding, in an attempt to assist these organizations to maintain their current and on-going activities.

Donor Name:  Marsh Christian Trust Funding name:  The Marsh Christian Trust’s grant-making programme Funding brief:  The Marsh Christian Trust’s grant-making programme aims to support small registered charities through long-term core funding, in an attempt to assist these organizations to maintain their current and on-going activities. The Trust itself supports roughly 250 different charities per annum…

Prince Bernhard Nature Fund (PBNF): Inviting Applications to help save critically endangered flora and fauna in the tropical and subtropical regions of Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Donor Name: Prince Bernhard Nature Fund (PBNF) Funding name: Prince Bernhard Nature Fund (PBNF) Funding brief: The Prince Bernhard Nature Fund aims to help save critically endangered flora and fauna in the tropical and subtropical regions of Africa, Asia and Latin America. Preferably, our funding goes to organizations from these regions, sometimes in partnership with…

The Leakey Foundation: Inviting Applications to human origins, including paleoanthropology, genetics, primate behavior and the behavioral ecology of contemporary hunter-gatherers. Other areas of study are generally not considered.

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. The Leakey Foundation exclusively funds research into human origins, including paleoanthropology,…

Natural History Book Store (NHBS) Ltd: Inviting Applications to provide ecology and conservation books to spread ecological knowledge as widely as possible.

Donor Name: Natural History Book Store (NHBS) Ltd Funding name: Gratis Books Scheme Funding brief: The aim of this scheme is to provide ecology and conservation books to those from outside Western Europe, North America, Japan, Australia and New Zealand who would otherwise be unable to obtain them. The simple purpose of this scheme is…

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund: Inviting Applications to provide targeted grants to individual species conservation initiatives, recognize leaders in the field and elevate the importance of species in the broader conservation debate.

Donor Name: The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund Funding name: The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund Funding brief: The Fund has been established to provide targeted grants to individual species conservation initiatives, recognize leaders in the field and elevate the importance of species in the broader conservation debate. Its focus is global and…

The Society for Marine Mammalogy: Inviting Applications to help support marine mammal research in countries with developing economies as defined by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) based on World Bank data and endorsed by the Society’s International Relations Committee.

Donor Name: The Society for Marine Mammalogy Funding name: Small Grants In Aid of Research Funding brief: The Society for Marine Mammalogy established a program to help support marine mammal research in countries with developing economies as defined by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) based on World Bank data and endorsed by the Society’s International…

Riverbanks Zoo & Garden: Inviting Applications to provide important assistance to conservation biologists involved in an array of wildlife conservation projects both in US and abroad.

Donor Name: Riverbanks Zoo & Garden Funding name: Conservation Support Fund Funding brief: the Riverbanks Conservation Support Fund (CSF) has provided important assistance to conservation biologists involved in an array of wildlife conservation projects both in US and abroad. Over the past two decades, the Conservation Support Fund has provided grant funding for nearly 200…

European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA): Inviting Applications to implement a conservation project in any country around the world.

Donor Name: European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) Funding name: European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) Fund Funding brief: Non-profit organizations can apply to the Association for grants of up to €30,000 to implement a conservation project in any country around the world except North America (where the Conservation Alliance provides funding for conservation efforts from the…

The Walt Disney Company: Inviting Applications to support projects with a holistic approach to conservation – blending both scientific research and community engagement to protect wildlife and their habitats.

Donor Name: The Walt Disney Company Funding name: The Disney Conservation Fund Funding brief: The wellbeing of people is deeply connected to the health of the planet. That’s why the Disney Conservation Fund grants support projects with a holistic approach to conservation – blending both scientific research and community engagement to protect wildlife and their…

Club300: Inviting Applications for bird protection projects all around the world.

Donor Name: Club300 Funding name: Club300 Bird Protection Grant Funding brief: Since 1991 the Swedish Club300 has contributed more than USD600,000 to bird protection projects all around the world. Projects that have supported include conservation and research on many rare, threatened or little known species like Guerney’s Pitta, Hawaiian Crow, Pale-headed Brush-finch, Puaiohi and Sumatran…

Nagao Natural Environment Foundation: Inviting Applications to support academic and scientific research that will deepen knowledge of the nature conservation in developing countries in the Asia-Pacific region.

Donor Name: Nagao Natural Environment Foundation Funding name: Research Grant Programme Funding brief: The Research Grant Programme financially supports academic and scientific research that will deepen knowledge of the nature conservation in developing countries in the Asia-Pacific region. With the aim of strengthening research capacity of young researchers in that region, grants are available only…

Van Tienhoven Foundation For International Nature Protection: Inviting Applications to promote the protection, conservation, and sustainable use of ecosystems and it’s living organisms, where ever these are threatened or under pressure outside the Netherlands.

Donor Name: Van Tienhoven Foundation For International Nature Protection Funding name: The Van Tienhoven Foundation For International Nature Protection small grants Funding brief: The Van Tienhoven Foundation for International Nature Protection aims to promote the protection, conservation, and sustainable use of ecosystems and it’s living organisms, where ever these are threatened or under pressure outside…

Waitt Foundation: Inviting Applications to conservation opportunities, supports higher-risk ideas at a low financial cost, and engages with small, local NGOs on a global scale.

Donor Name: Waitt Foundation Funding name: The Rapid Ocean Conservation (ROC) Grants Program Funding brief: The Rapid Ocean Conservation (ROC) Grants Program is a project of the Waitt Foundation. ROC Grants provide small grants with a quick turnaround time for solutions to emerging conservation issues. This complements the Waitt Foundation’s existing major grants program and…

Association of Field Ornithologists: Inviting Applications for award to support minimally invasive research into the life histories, especially social relations and reproduction, of little known birds of the continental Neotropics, including Trinidad and Tobago.

Donor Name: Association of Field Ornithologists Funding name: The Pamela and Alexander F. Skutch Research Award Funding brief: The Pamela and Alexander F. Skutch Research Award supports minimally invasive research into the life histories, especially social relations and reproduction, of little known birds of the continental Neotropics, including Trinidad and Tobago. Deadline: 15 July Funding…

The Nando and Elsa Peretti Foundation: Inviting Applications to provide grants to projects which fall into one of the following areas: Charity, Educational, Environmental conservation, Medical research, Construction, Cultural/Artistic.

Donor Name: The Nando and Elsa Peretti Foundation Funding name:The Nando and Elsa Peretti Foundation grants Funding brief: The Nando and Elsa Peretti Foundation provides grants to projects which fall into one of the following areas: Charity, Educational, Environmental conservation, Medical research, Construction, Cultural/Artistic. The categories “Campaigns” and “Historical Partners” include projects which are grouped…

UNESCO the Rapid Response Facility and Fauna & Flora International: Inviting Applications to fund emergency conservation activities in high-biodiversity value sites facing acute threats.

Donor Name: UNESCO the Rapid Response Facility and Fauna & Flora International Funding name: The Rapid Response Facility Fund Funding brief: The Rapid Response Facility accepts applications year-round, and prioritizes its resources to fund emergency conservation activities in high-biodiversity value sites facing acute threats. The Facility aims to review all applications and provide a funding…

Japan Embassy– Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects (GGHSP): Inviting Applications to improve Basic Human Needs (BHN) such as projects that are highly beneficial at the grass roots level and those that require timely support on humanitarian grounds.

Donor Name: Japan Embassy Dhaka, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan GOVT Fund name: Grant Assistance for Grass -roots Human Security Projects (GGHSP)  Funding brief: The GGHSP targets areas that aim to improve Basic Human Needs (BHN) such as projects that are highly beneficial at the grass roots level and those that require timely support on…

The Waterloo Foundation: Inviting Applications to provide grants for research projects and for practical projects within Child Development programme.

Donor Name: The Waterloo Foundation Funding name: Child Development programme grants for research projects Funding brief: The Waterloo Foundation provides grants for research projects and for practical projects within Child Development programme.  There are separate guidelines for how to apply for funding depending on whether your application is for research or a practical project. Categories:…

KEA: Inviting Applications to foster new ideas in an international endeavour to better handle issues like: growing poverty rates, social cohesion, access to education and digital literacy, mental and physical wellbeing, transport and people’s mobility, new food and sustainable agriculture, climate change and environmental protection.

Donor Name: KEA Funding name: b.creative challenge 2017 Funding brief: b.creative, organised by KEA, is pleased to invite artists, cultural and creative entrepreneurs from all over the world to take part in the b.creative challenge 2017. The aim of the b.creative challenge is to foster new ideas in an international endeavour to better handle issues…

International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL): Inviting Applications to support the study of civil society law at universities and schools of law in eligible countries in Asia.

Donor Name: International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) Funding name: Asia Education Initiative Grants Funding brief: ICNL is pleased to announce an Asia Education Initiative (AEI) to support the study of civil society law at universities and schools of law in eligible countries in Asia. The AEI will provide grants to support the creation of…

UNESCO World Heritage Center: Inviting Applications to grant to the States Parties to the World Heritage Convention, in order to help them protect the World Cultural or Natural Heritage located on their territories and inscribed on the World Heritage List, the List of World Heritage in Danger or on their Tentative List.

Donor Name: UNESCO World Heritage Center Funding name: International Assistance under the World Heritage Convention Funding brief: International Assistance under the World Heritage Convention is granted to the States Parties to the World Heritage Convention, in order to help them protect the World Cultural or Natural Heritage located on their territories and inscribed on the…

World Wide Fund For Nature, Hong Kong: Inviting Applications for award to support projects on the ground in Asia that will lead to the conservation or protection of migratory water birds and their wetland habitats in the EAAF, particularly through partnership with the local community at the site.

Donor Name: World Wide Fund For Nature, Hong Kong Funding name: Asian Waterbird Conservation Fund Funding brief: The Asian Waterbird Conservation Fund (the ‘Fund’) was established in July 2005 to provide financial support for projects at sites of importance for migratory water birds in Asia of the East Asian – Australasian Flyway. The goal of…

Abu Dhabi Government: Inviting Applications for award to celebrate achievements that reflect impact, innovation, long-term vision and leadership in renewable energy and sustainability.

Donor Name: Abu Dhabi Government Funding name: Zayed Future Energy Prize Funding brief: The Zayed Future Energy Prize represents the vision of the Late Founding Father and President of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al Nahyan, who championed environmental stewardship. This annual award celebrates achievements that reflect impact, innovation, long-term vision and…

MasterCard Foundation: Inviting Applications for award to provide applicants a platform where they can demonstrate their client-centric practices and share their successes and experiences through practical, ‘real world’ examples.

Donor Name: MasterCard Foundation Funding name: The MasterCard Foundation Clients at the Centre Prize 2017 Funding brief: The MasterCard Foundation Clients at the Centre Prize aims to provide applicants a platform where they can demonstrate their client-centric practices and share their successes and experiences through practical, ‘real world’ examples. Applications should describe practices that are…

Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS), Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Research Council (AFFRC), The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF), Japan: Inviting Applications for award to increase motivation among young researchers contributing to research and development in agriculture, forestry, fisheries and related industries in developing regions.

Donor Name: Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS) Funding name: 2017 Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers (Japan Award) Funding brief: This annual award is organized by the Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Research Council (AFFRC), the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF), Japan, and supported by Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences…

Mozilla: Inviting Applications for award to researchers who want to influence the future of open science and data sharing within their communities.

Donor Name: Mozilla Funding name: The Mozilla Fellowships for Science Funding brief: The Mozilla Fellowships for Science present a unique opportunity for researchers who want to influence the future of open science and data sharing within their communities. They’re looking for researchers with a passion for open source and data sharing, already working to shift…

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Active Society Commission: Inviting Applications for award to encourage people everywhere to participate in regular physical activity and to promote the health and social benefits of sport.

Donor Name: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Sport And Active Society Commission Funding name: 2017 Development Grants Awards Funding brief: The Sport and Active Society development grants are an initiative of the IOC’s Sport and Active Society Commission. They were created to further its mission to encourage people everywhere to participate in regular physical activity…

Dining for Women: Inviting Applications for award to support grassroots international organizations empowering women and girls living in extreme poverty.

Donor Name: Dining for Women Funding name: Dining for Women Grant Funding brief: Dining for Women is an educational giving circle: Our members meet monthly, learn about our featured and sustained grantees, and donate to DFW, allowing us collectively to support grassroots international organizations empowering women and girls living in extreme poverty. We fund projects…

The Arcus Foundation: Inviting Applications for award to ensure its program portfolios remain responsive to new and emerging opportunities within the geographic and thematic scope of its strategy.

Donor Name: The Arcus Foundation Funding name: 2017 International Human Rights Program Funding brief: The Arcus Foundation periodically issues requests for proposals (RFPs) to ensure its program portfolios remain responsive to new and emerging opportunities within the geographic and thematic scope of its strategy. Presentation of this RFP in an open competition aims to attract…

The Fruit Tree Planting Foundation (FTPF): Inviting Applications for award to donate orchards where the harvest will best serve communities for generations, at places such as community gardens, public schools, city/state parks, low-income neighborhoods, Native American reservations, international hunger relief sites, and animal sanctuaries.

Donor Name: The Fruit Tree Planting Foundation (FTPF) Funding name: The Fruit Tree Planting Foundation (FTPF) Fund Funding brief: The Fruit Tree Planting Foundation (FTPF) is an award-winning international nonprofit charity dedicated to planting fruitful trees and plants to alleviate world hunger, combat global warming, strengthen communities, and improve the surrounding air, soil, and water. FTPF…

Bureau of Democracy Human Rights and Labor (DRL), US: Inviting Applications for the funding title- Financial Management Capacity Building for Implementing Partners IRF.

Donor Name: Bureau of Democracy Human Rights and Labor (DRL), US Funding name: Financial Management Capacity Building for Implementing Partners IRF Fund Funding Opportunity Number: DRLA-DRLAQM-17-065 Funding brief: The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) announces an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for projects that support…

Ekhaga foundation (Ekhagastiftelsen): Inviting Applications to support scientific research in organic agriculture and complementary and biological medicine.

Donor Name: Ekhaga foundation (Ekhagastiftelsen) Funding name: Scientific Research in Organic Agriculture and Complementary and Biological Medicine Fund Funding brief: Ekhagastiftelsen (Ekhaga foundation) was founded by Gösta Videgård as early as 1944 and since then we support scientific research in organic agriculture and complementary and biological medicine. Deadline: May, 20th, 2017 Funding details link: http://www.ekhagastiftelsen.se/eng/…

The Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for the Agricultural and Life Sciences (GCHERA): Inviting Applications for prize to encourage the global development of the mission of higher education institutions in education, research and innovation in the agricultural and life sciences by recognizing the distinguished contribution of an individual to this mission.

Donor Name: The Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for the Agricultural and Life Sciences (GCHERA) Funding name: The World Agriculture Prize Funding brief: The Prize aims to encourage the global development of the mission of higher education institutions in education, research and innovation in the agricultural and life sciences by recognizing the distinguished contribution…

Tree Fund: Inviting Applications to provide much needed funding to arboriculture and urban forestry researchers all over the world.

Donor Name: Tree Fund Fund name: Jack Kimmel International Grant Program Funding brief: The Jack Kimmel International Grant Program, championed by the Canadian TREE Fund, provides much needed funding to arboriculture and urban forestry researchers all over the world. Priority Areas: The TREE Fund research priority areas are derived from the Revised National Research and…

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

Donor Name: Borlaug Global Rust Initiative (BGRI) 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. Recipients of the Jeanie Borlaug Laube WIT award are invited to the annual…

Rainforest Action Network: Inviting Applications to award small grants to frontline community groups that are fighting to prevent fossil fuels from being extracted and/or the construction of large point sources of greenhouse gas emissions.

Donor Name: Rainforest Action Network Funding name: Climate Action Fund Funding brief: The Climate Action Fund (CAF) was established in 2009 to award small grants to frontline community groups that are fighting to prevent fossil fuels from being extracted and/or the construction of large point sources of greenhouse gas emissions. CAF is a grassroots alternative…

University of California, Santa Barbara: Inviting Applications to bring together teams of 12-18 people from diverse organizations to tackle questions at the heart of sustainable economic development, human well-being and nature conservation.

Donor Name: University of California, Santa Barbara (The Science for Nature and People Partnership (SNAPP)) Funding name: SNAPP Call for Proposals 2017 Funding brief: The Science for Nature and People Partnership (SNAPP) takes on this key challenge and believes that successful solutions cannot be achieved by any single organization acting alone. Just as human and…

Wildlife Acoustics, Inc: Inviting Applications to support bioacoustics research efforts from chiropteran, avian, terrestrial, amphibious and marine wildlife, to everything else in between.

Donor Name: Wildlife Acoustics, Inc Funding name: Wildlife Acoustics Scientific Product Grant Funding brief: Wildlife Acoustics’ mission is to support efforts in conservation and environmental stewardship. They want to enable those involved in animal biology, research and conservation to do their best work easily and quickly. To that end, Wildlife Acoustics has established a grant…

The Takeda Foundation: Inviting Applications for award for young entrepreneurs or entrepreneurial individuals who challenge technological or social needs in the real world.  

Donor Name: The Takeda Foundation Award name: The 2017 Takeda Young Entrepreneurship Award Funding brief: The Award targets young entrepreneurs or entrepreneurial individuals who challenge technological or social needs in the real world. The Takeda Foundation believes that the challenging activities of young individuals trying to address real technological and social needs will lead to the…

The Waterbird Society: Inviting Applications for award to encourage significant scientific advances in the biology, ecology, or conservation biology of wading birds (i.e. herons, storks, ibises, and their taxonomic allies).

Donor Name: The Waterbird Society Funding name: The Waterbird Society grant Funding brief: The goal of the Kushlan Research Award in Ciconiiform Biology and Conservation is to encourage significant scientific advances in the biology, ecology, or conservation biology of wading birds (i.e. herons, storks, ibises, and their taxonomic allies). The grants committee currently solicits proposals…

The Union: Inviting Applications for award nominations for the Karel Styblo Public Health Prize, The Union Scientific Prize, The Union Young Investigator and the Stephen Lawn TB-HIV Research Leadership Prize, The Union Medal (for members only) and Honorary membership (for members only).   

  Donor Name: The Union Award name: The Union welcome nominations for the Karel Styblo Public Health Prize, The Union Scientific Prize, The Union Young Investigator and the Stephen Lawn TB-HIV Research Leadership Prize, The Union Medal (for members only) and Honorary membership (for members only). Award brief: The Union welcome nominations for the Karel…

Iowa State University: Inviting Applications for research grants in the areas of Innovation Policy, Entrepreneurship and Digitization.

Donor Name: Iowa State University (Department of Economics) Funding name: NBER Productivity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program Funding brief: The National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Productivity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (PIE) Program is seeking proposals for research grants in the areas of Innovation Policy, Entrepreneurship and Digitization. The NBER Productivity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (PIE) Program is…

Making Cents International and USAID: Inviting Applications for the funding theme- Advancing the Evidence Base for Youth Civic Engagement in Effective Peace building or in Countering / Prevention of Violent Extremism.

Donor Name: Making Cents International and USAID Funding name: YouthPower Learning Grants RFA Number: YouthPower Learning Grants RFA#003-2017 Funding brief: Making Cents International under the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded contract YouthPower Learning is launching a request for applications: YouthPower Learning Grants for Advancing the Evidence Base for Youth Civic Engagement in Effective…

The United States Government (USG), as represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA), Office of Conflict Management and Mitigation (CMM): Inviting Applications for the funding title-Conflict Mitigation and Reconciliation.

Donor Name: The United States Government (USG), as represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA), Office of Conflict Management and Mitigation (CMM) Funding name: FY 2017 Conflict Mitigation and Reconciliation Programs and Activities (Global Reconciliation Fund) Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-OAA-17-000011 Funding brief: The United States…

The Department of State-Office of the Secretary-US: Inviting Applications for the funding title-Global Programming Consortium to Advance the Status of Women and Girls

Donor Name: The Department of State-Office of the Secretary-US Funding name: Global Programming Consortium to Advance the Status of Women and Girls Funding Opportunity Number: SBUR-SGWIPF-17-002 Funding brief: Goal: To proactively equip civil society and especially locally-based organizations with the capacity, knowledge, and skills to deepen their expertise and influence on Women, Peace and Security…

The International Foundation for Research in Experimental Economics (IFREE): Inviting Applications for the IFREE Small Grants Program provides funding of up to $10,000 for research projects that are consistent with IFREE’s Mission Statement and IFREE’s “principles of belief.”

Donor Name: The International Foundation for Research in Experimental Economics (IFREE) Funding name: The IFREE Small Grants Program Funding brief: The IFREE Small Grants Program provides funding of up to $10,000 for research projects that are consistent with IFREE’s Mission Statement and IFREE’s “principles of belief.” Deadline: 15th, August, 2017 Funding details link: http://ifreeweb.org/research/the-ifree-small-grants-program/ Funding…

Asian Development Bank (ADB): Inviting Applications to try out your innovative solution to your local water problem, be it an approach, a technology, or a business model.

Donor Name: Asian Development Bank (ADB) Funding name: PDA Grant Funding brief: ADB provides $50,000 grant for trying out innovative local solutions to Asia’s water challenges, with the intention of replicating and scaling up such successful practices across the region called Pilot and Demonstration Activities, these small water projects test and validate approaches, technologies, and…

The Pulitzer Center: Inviting Applications for award to innovatively surface and report information on property rights and land-related issues in their region.

Donor Name: The Pulitzer Center Funding name: Open Call for Proposals: Independent Media Organizations and Property Rights Funding brief: The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, a grant-giving non-profit organization that supports independent global journalism, is seeking applications from independent media organizations with creative ideas to innovatively surface and report information on property rights and land-related…

World Bank: Inviting Applications to develop effective and efficient national statistical systems and to promote a culture of evidence-based decision making.

Donor Name: World Bank Funding name: Trust Fund for Statistical Capacity Building (TFSCB) Funding brief: The Trust Fund for Statistical Capacity Building (TFSCB) provides a practical mechanism to develop effective and efficient national statistical systems and to promote a culture of evidence-based decision making. Key Features of TFSCB: ● Aims to achieve the PARIS21 vision and…

The Junior Chamber International (JCI) and SDG Action Campaign: Inviting Applications to empower young people around the world to impact their communities by investing in grassroots, community projects.

Donor Name: The Junior Chamber International (JCI) and SDG Action Campaign Funding name: The Global Youth Empowerment Fund Funding brief: The Global Youth Empowerment Fund is an initiative to empower young people around the world to impact their communities by investing in grassroots, community projects. A partnership of JCI and the SDG Action Campaign (formerly the…

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 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 free…

The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) and Lenovo: Inviting Applications for award to scientists from the developing world for outstanding achievements in Geological Sciences.

Donor Name: The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) Award name: TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize Award brief: The TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize is one of the most prestigious honors given to scientists from the developing world. In 2017 the prize will be given for outstanding achievements in Geological Sciences. Goal: Together, TWAS and Lenovo are offering the TWAS-Lenovo…

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…