Misk Foundation: Inviting applications to find new innovative ideas that transform teaching or school leadership to better prepare children with the 21st century skills they need to succeed in the future.

Funding brief: The Misk Foundation and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation aim to empower the youth and prepare them for success in the future knowledge economy. Great opportunities exist as technologies and industries advance faster than ever before. But disruptive technologies, such as artificial intelligence, also present challenges. Industries will undergo major transformations and according…

The United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF): Inviting applications for ‘’ to invite civil society organizations to apply for funding for projects to advance and support democracy during the annual proposal window.

Funding brief: The United Nations Democracy Fund invites civil society organizations to apply for funding for projects to advance and support democracy during the annual proposal window. UNDEF supports projects that strengthen the voice of civil society, promote human rights, and encourage the participation of all groups in democratic processes. The large majority of UNDEF…

Elrha: Inviting applications for ‘Innovation grants’ to support innovators across the entire innovation lifecycle.

Funding brief: The goal is to support innovators across the entire innovation lifecycle. The recent external evaluation of our programme and our strategic review identified the need for additional focus on the less-resourced innovation stages of problem recognition and diffusion. It also highlighted the importance of providing continued (end-to-end) support to innovation in the humanitarian…

World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS): Inviting applications for ‘WSIS Prizes 2018’ to create an effective mechanism to evaluate and recognize individuals, governments, civil society, local, regional and international agencies, research institutions and private-sector companies for outstanding success in implementing development oriented strategies that leverage the power of ICTs as an enabler of the development.

Funding brief: WSIS Prizes is a unique international contest developed in response to requests from the WSIS stakeholders to create an effective mechanism to evaluate and recognize individuals, governments, civil society, local, regional and international agencies, research institutions and private-sector companies for outstanding success in implementing development oriented strategies that leverage the power of ICTs…

The U.S. Department of State-Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL): Inviting application for the funding theme-‘ Promotion and Protection of the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons’.

Funding brief:  The Global Equality Fund (GEF), managed by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) announces a Request for Statements of Interest (SOIs) from civil society to promote and protect the human rights of LGBTI persons. LGBTI persons face violence and discrimination in all regions. Violence targeting any vulnerable group undermines collective…

Keidanren Committee on Nature Conservation: Inviting applications for ‘Keidanren Nature Conservation Fund (KNCF) 2018’ for the funding theme-‘Nature conservation efforts in developing countries’.

Funding brief: The Keidanren Committee on Nature Conservation is Inviting applications for ‘Keidanren Nature Conservation Fund (KNCF) 2018’ for the funding theme-‘Nature conservation efforts in developing countries ‘. Donor Name: Keidanren Committee on Nature Conservation Funding name: Keidanren Nature Conservation Fund (KNCF), 2018 Deadline: From 09:00, October, 2nd (Monday), 2017 to 17:00 JST, December, 4th…

Philip Morris International (PMI): Inviting applications for ‘PMI Impact-Round II’ to address different forms of illegal trade and related crimes such as money laundering, corruption and organized crime.

Funding brief: For its second funding round, PMI IMPACT calls for projects that address different forms of illegal trade and related crimes such as money laundering, corruption and organized crime. Donor Name: Philip Morris International (PMI) Funding name: PMI Impact-Round II Deadline: The deadline for submitting your proposal is November, 15th, 2017 23:59 CET. Funding…

Ministry of Youth and Sports Affairs in the Kingdom of Bahrain: Inviting applications for ‘King Hamad Youth Empowerment Award 2017’ to empower young people and give them the attention, encouragement and motivation needed.

Funding brief: The Youth Empowerment award comes as an initiative from the Ministry of Youth and Sports Affairs in the Kingdom of Bahrain, as the first award of its kind that will be open to all Member States. This initiative aims to empower young people and give them the attention, encouragement and motivation needed. It…

The GSMA Foundation: Inviting applications for ‘GSMA Disaster Response Innovation Fund’ to find ideas that use mobile technology to assist and empower individuals or communities affected by humanitarian emergencies, or to strengthen prevention, preparedness and response in disaster contexts

Funding brief: The GSMA Disaster Response Innovation Fund can provide funding to help you to test or scale it. We are looking for ideas that use mobile technology to assist and empower individuals or communities affected by humanitarian emergencies, or to strengthen prevention, preparedness and response in disaster contexts. The Fund’s objectives are to support…

Ashden: Inviting applications for ‘Ashden Awards 2018’ to uncover and reward the most exciting sustainable energy pioneers in the UK and developing world, who are leading the way to a thriving low-carbon future.

Funding brief: In 2018 they will be awarding work that fits into the different categories and also meets the key criteria listed in the eligibility sections. When completing your application please indicate the specific category/categories you feel are most relevant to your work. They will consider your application in categories other than the ones you…

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT): Inviting applications for ‘Water for Women Fund’ to implement gender and socially inclusive Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) projects in South Asia, South-East Asia and the Pacific through the Water for Women Fund.

Funding brief: DFAT invites proposals from eligible Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to implement gender and socially inclusive Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) projects in South Asia, South-East Asia and the Pacific through the Water for Women Fund. The Fund is a flagship program in Australia’s engagement in WASH and is part of Australia’s commitment to…

International Center for News Media (ICNM): Inviting applications for ‘World Summit Awards (WSA) for Young Innovators’ to look for digital applications that have a strong impact on society.

Award brief:  The World Summit Award (WSA) looks for digital applications that have a strong impact on society in one of the 8 WSA categories. Categories: ● Government & citizen engagement ● Health & well being ● Learning & education ● Environment & green energy ● Culture & tourism ● Smart settlements & urbanization ● Business & commerce ● Inclusion & empowerment Suitable…

The World Bank Development Data Group (DECDG) & the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data (GPSDD): Inviting applications for ‘Call for Proposals: Collaborative Data Innovations for Sustainable Development’ to support innovative collaborations for data production, dissemination, and use.

Funding brief:  The World Bank’s Development Data Group (DECDG), in collaboration with the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data (GPSDD), is interested in supporting innovative collaborations for data production, dissemination, and use. The collaborations should take place primarily in low-income countries and lower-middle-income countries, and be directed towards sustainable development generally, and linked to the…

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency: Inviting applications for ‘Sustainable Water Fund (FDW)’ to contribute to water safety and water security in developing countries.

Funding brief:  The Sustainable Water Fund programme (FDW) is a Public-Private Partnership facility that aims to contribute to water safety and water security in developing countries. The 2nd round of the programme opens in the fall of 2017. You can already submit your Concept Note. Themes: With the FDW programme, the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl)…

International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI) and UN Environment: Inviting applications for ‘Small Grants Programme 2017’ to catalyze implementation of the ICRI Plan of Action 2016-2018 and the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) resolution 2/12 on sustainable coral reefs management. Grants under this programme are funded by UN Environment through contributions from France and the Principality of Monaco.

Funding brief: This grants programme is a joint initiative of the International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI) and UN Environment, to catalyze implementation of the ICRI Plan of Action 2016-2018 and the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) resolution 2/12 on sustainable coral reefs management. Grants under this programme are funded by UN Environment through contributions from…

The World Bank’s Development Data Group (DECDG): Inviting applications for the funding theme-‘ Collaborative Data Innovations for Sustainable Development’.

Funding brief:  This call is focusing on innovations that support development in two areas: ● Leave No One Behind: We are looking for innovations that will provide more detailed, disaggregated, in-depth information on groups that have historically been left out by traditional surveys and other data-gathering tools. Specifically, we are looking for innovations that bring…

KANSAI OSAKA 21st Century Association: Inviting applications for ‘Japan World Exposition 1970 Commemorative Fund Department’ to the funding theme- 1) Projects contributing to international cultural exchange and enhancement of international goodwill; 2) International projects in the fields of education and academic study;

Donor Name:  KANSAI OSAKA 21st Century Association Funding name: Japan World Exposition 1970 Commemorative Fund Department Funding brief:  Projects suitable for commemorating the success of Expo ’70 and matching the “aim of the Japan World Exposition” qualify for the JEC Fund Grant: Projects contributing to international understanding (1) Projects contributing to international cultural exchange and…

Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Inviting applications for ‘The Geodata for Agriculture and Water facility (G4AW)’ to support programmes in the area of food security.

Donor Name: Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs Funding name: The Geodata for Agriculture and Water facility (G4AW) 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 food…

ELRHA: Inviting applications to improve health outcomes by strengthening the evidence base for public health interventions in humanitarian crises.

Donor Name: ELRHA Funding name:  Research for Health in Humanitarian Crises (R2HC) Programme Funding brief: R2HC aims to improve health outcomes by strengthening the evidence base for public health interventions in humanitarian crises. This will be an ‘Open Call’, with proposals sought that address specific or multiple public health issues by gathering evidence with the…

Wolfgang Neumann: Inviting applications for ENERGY GLOBE Award to present successful sustainable projects to a global audience and to demonstrate that for many environmental problems feasible solutions already exist.

Donor Name:  Wolfgang Neumann Award name:  ENERGY GLOBE Award Funding brief: The objective of the ENERGY GLOBE Award is to present successful sustainable projects to a global audience and to demonstrate that for many environmental problems feasible solutions already exist. Projects submitted from over 170 countries take part each year in the awards. For 2017…

International Visegrad Fund: Inviting applications that seeks projects that display active cooperation with the following accents: sustainability, youth, innovativeness and regional relevance.

Donor Name:  International Visegrad Fund Funding name:  International Visegrad Fund Funding brief: In general, they seek projects that display active cooperation with the following accents: sustainability, youth, innovativeness and regional relevance. Each project proposal shall also fall within one or two thematic categories and clearly address fund‘s objectives/desired outcomes related to the theme: ● Culture and…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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:…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 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…

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…

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…

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 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…

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 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…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.…

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)…

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…

The Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC): Inviting Applications to support members and partner organizations in their dedicated efforts to advance sustainable forest management and forest certification around the world

Donor Name: The Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) Fund name: The 2017 PEFC Collaboration Fund competition Funding brief: The PEFC Collaboration Fund seeks to support members and partner organizations in their dedicated efforts to advance sustainable forest management and forest certification around the world. Through the competitive small grants program, PEFC International…

USAID: Inviting Applications for improving Urban health in Asia

Donor Name: The United States Agency for International Development in Bangladesh (USAID) Fund name: Broad agency announcement: improving urban health in Asia Funding Opportunity Number: BAA-OAA-RM-2017-ADDENDUM01 Funding brief: The United States Agency for International Development in Bangladesh (USAID) is seeking EOI from the eligible organizations and companies for its Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for “Improving…

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark (MFA): Inviting Applications for individual mobility grants for researchers from growth and transition countries (involved in the programme “Partnering with Denmark”)

Donor Name: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark (MFA) Fund name: Mobility Grants Funding brief: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark (MFA) provides grants for development research activities as part of Denmark’s international development cooperation. Within this framework, the MFA invites applications for individual Danida Mobility Grants to facilitate the creation and development…

USAID: Inviting Applications to select an organization for a Cooperative Agreement from qualified US and non-US organizations to fund an activity titled Feed the Future Bangladesh Nutrition Activity

Donor Name: The United States Agency for International Development in Bangladesh (USAID) Fund name: Feed the Future Bangladesh Nutrition Activity Funding Opportunity Number: SOL-388-17-000006 Funding brief: The United States Agency for International Development in Bangladesh (USAID) is seeking concept notes in the process for selecting an organization for a Cooperative Agreement from qualified US and…

Japan Embassy– Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects (GGHSP): Inviting Applications to support the activities in Health Care, Primary Education, Rural development, and Poverty relief sectors though funding for constructions, equipments/Furniture, and infrastructure development

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 mainly supports the activities in Health Care, Primary Education, Rural development, and Poverty relief sectors though funding for constructions, equipments/Furniture, and infrastructure development. The GGP mainly targets areas that…