Tag Archives: Individual

The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network Youth (SDSN Youth): Inviting applications for ‘The Youth Solutions Report’ which identifies, showcases, and celebrates transformative, youth-led projects that are contributing to achieving the SDG.

Funding brief: On June 17, the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network Youth (SDSN Youth) launches the call for submissions for the Youth Solutions Report 2020, which offers young innovators the recognition, training, and resources needed to scale their projects that are advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). For the fourth year in a row, […]

Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water (PSIPW): Inviting applications for ‘Award’ to focus on water-related scientific innovation and judged by leading scientists from around the world.

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 prizes are bestowed every two years. ● Specialized Prizes Each of the four specialized prizes is worth US$ 133,000. Researchers and research teams nominate […]

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

Funding brief: The Stockholm Water Prize recognizes women, men and organizations who have made outstanding contributions to the sustainable use and protection of the world’s water resources. Since its inception in 1991, the prize has been selected by the Stockholm Water Prize Nominating Committee from a pool of professionals nominated by their peers. They welcome […]

The McGraw Center for Business Journalism: Inviting applications for ‘The McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism’ to support high-impact, ambitious coverage of critical issues related to the global economy, finance and business.

Funding brief: The Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Center for Business Journalism, an initiative of the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York, began offering Fellowships to accomplished journalists in the summer of 2014. Nearly three dozen veteran journalists have since been awarded grants of up to $15,000. The aim […]

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID): Inviting applications for ‘YouthPower 2 (YP2) Annual Program Statement (APS).’ to provide a vehicle to engage with, among others, youth-led and youth-serving organizations and systems broadly and creatively, to support cross-sectoral, positive youth development outcomes.

Funding brief: YP2 APS Funding Priorities and Programmatic Focus When USAID intends to support a variety of creative approaches for developing methodologies to assess and implement activities, the Agency may use an Annual Program Statement (APS) to generate competition for these awards. When used, USAID will publish an APS at least once a year, either […]

The World Summit Awards (WSA): Inviting applications for ‘World Summit Awards 2020’, a unique awards system, selecting and promoting local digital innovation with high impact on improving society.

Funding brief: The World Summit Awards are a unique awards system, selecting and promoting local digital innovation with high impact on improving society. Is a non-monetary award system with a focus on sustainable knowledge transfer through a worldwide network. Winners benefit not from a one-time financial reward, but a lifelong partnership and integration. The World […]

Regional Studies Association (RSA): Inviting applications for ‘RSA Research Grant’ to reward excellence and support outstanding individual researchers on a topic related to regional studies and regional science.

Funding brief: This grant aims to reward excellence and support outstanding individual researchers on a topic related to regional studies and regional science.  It is intended primarily to provide opportunities for scholars who have already published in the field of regional studies and/or regional science and who are currently individual members of the RSA.  The value of the award […]

Tunza Eco-generation: Inviting applications for ‘the 24th Eco-generation Regional Ambassadors Program’, an elite position awarded to youth aged between 13 and 24 qualified to represent Tunza Eco-generation, an environmental networking platform for children and youth around the world.

Funding brief: Eco-generation would like to announce a call for applications for the 24th Eco-generation Regional Ambassadors Program. Eco-generation Regional Ambassador is an elite position awarded to youth aged between 13 and 24 qualified to represent Tunza Eco-generation, an environmental networking platform for children and youth around the world. Eco-generation Regional Ambassador Program provides exceptional […]

World Bank Group and the Zicklin Center: Inviting applications for ‘Ideas for Action’, a competition to engage young people (18-35 years old) to provide students and young professionals from around the world with a unique opportunity to help shape the international development agenda and to take an active role in changing the world.

Funding brief: In 2015, all 193 United Nations member countries signed on to 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to “create the future we want in 2030.” Ideas for Action provides students and young professionals from around the world with a unique opportunity to help shape the international development agenda and to take an active role […]

United Nations Human Rights: Inviting applications for ‘Minorities Fellowship Programme’, comprehensive training programme for human rights and minority rights defenders belonging to national or ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities.

Funding brief: Launched in 2005, the Minorities Fellowship Programme (MFP) is OHCHR’s most comprehensive training programme for human rights and minority rights defenders belonging to national or ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities. At the end of the MFP, the fellows should have a general knowledge of the United Nations system, international human rights instruments and […]

The Graduate Institute: Inviting applications for ‘The 2020 Advancing Development Goals International Contest for Graduate Students’ to present innovative and pragmatic solutions to address the challenges of social inclusion.

Funding brief: Beyond rigorous analysis of a relevant problem area, submissions should bring forward innovative proposals to affect change. They welcome contributions by groups of 3 to 5 master students involving at least two different disciplinary backgrounds or an interdisciplinary perspective. Contributions must be both theoretically grounded and offer pragmatic solutions to an important relevant […]

Awesome Foundation: Inviting applications for ‘grant’ for projects include initiatives in a wide range of areas including arts, technology, community development, and more.

Funding brief: Need Some Funding? Have a crazy brilliant idea that needs funding? We award $1,000 grants every month. It couldn’t be simpler! Your idea is yours alone. They don’t want a stake in it. They just want to help you make it happen! The Awesome Foundation is an ever-growing worldwide community devoted to forwarding […]

American Association of Zoo Veterinarians (AAZV): Inviting applications for ‘International Conference Scholarship’.

Funding brief: AAZV is proud to name this program after Murray Fowler.  Murray was known around the world for his contributions to zoo and wildlife medicine and shared his knowledge countless times with colleagues from developing nations. It is only rightfully so to bestow his name to this program that fosters continuing education to those […]

Sight and Life: Inviting applications for ‘The Innovation Challenge | Climate Smart Innovations For Better Nutrition’, a contest, to identify and support such projects that can be implemented and produce a meaningful impact in the short term.

Funding brief: The Innovation Challenge | Climate Smart Innovations For Better Nutrition An elevator pitch is a critical part of the entrepreneurial process. As competition for research and investment funds increases, young scientists need to effectively articulate their idea and do so in a manner that is persuasive and precise. Sight and Life developed a […]

European Marine Board: Inviting applications for becoming ‘young ambassadors’ to play an important role in advocating for European Marine Board and promoting the role and relevance of marine science and the ocean in general.

Funding brief: The European Marine Board (EMB) is looking for two new enthusiastic, engaged and creative young ambassadors that are willing to play an important role in advocating for EMB and promoting the role and relevance of marine science and the ocean in general. The will reinforce and liaise with our two current Ambassadors to […]

World Habitat: Inviting applications for ‘World Habitat Awards’.

Funding brief: Entries to the 2020 competition can be made from Wednesday, 1, January, 2020 until Monday, 23, March, 2020. Entries to the Awards are encouraged from housing projects and programmes that: ● Demonstrate practical, innovative and sustainable solutions to current housing challenges; ● Can be transferred or adapted in other countries across the world; […]

Harvard Graduate School of Design: Inviting applications for ‘The Wheelwright Prize’ to a talented early-career architect to support expansive, intensive design research.

Funding brief: The Harvard Graduate School of Design (Harvard GSD) is pleased to announce the 2020 cycle of the Wheelwright Prize, an open international competition that awards $100,000 to a talented early-career architect to support expansive, intensive design research. The 2020 Wheelwright Prize is now accepting applications; the deadline for submissions is Sunday, January 26, […]

Charity Entrepreneurship: Inviting applications for ‘Incubation Program’.

Funding brief: The Charity Entrepreneurship invites applications for ‘Incubation Program 2020’. The two-month, fully cost-covered boot camp will take you from a basic familiarity with starting charities to being fully prepared to create and operate an effective organization. Management, fundraising, impact analysis – everything you need to know will be taught by mentors who have […]

American Society of International Law: Inviting applications for ‘Helton Fellowship Program’ to provide financial assistance in the form of “micro-grants” for law students and young professionals to pursue field work and research on significant issues involving international law, human rights, humanitarian affairs, and related areas.

Funding brief: Since its founding the Helton Fellowship Program has supported more than 80 young lawyers pursue projects on four continents, expanding the capacity of dozens of international and non-governmental organizations. Fellows undertake their projects in association with an established educational institution, international organization, governmental agency, or non-governmental organization working in areas related to international […]

European Commission: Inviting applications for ‘ZUKOnnect Fellowships’ to support early career researchers from Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Funding brief: The Zukunftskolleg Konnect Fellowships support early career researchers from Africa, Asia and Latin America related to one of the thirteen departments of the University of Konstanz. As ZUKOnnect Fellow, you can use this time to extend your research networks and to get to know the research environment at the University of Konstanz, without […]

UNESCO World Heritage Centre: Inviting applications for ‘World Heritage Volunteers Campaign 2020’ to mobilize national and international volunteers through hands-on and awareness-raising activities for the conservation of our common cultural and natural heritage.

Funding brief: The UNESCO World Heritage Centre is pleased to announce the Call for Projects for the World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) Campaign 2020. This Call welcomes the participation of all interested organisations and institutions. In addition, it offers a new opportunity to apply for not only one-year cycle, but also two-year cycle process, with the aim to foster […]

UNESCO: Inviting applications for ‘Call for proposals for sessions at World Press Freedom Conference 2020’.

Funding brief: UNESCO and the Kingdom of the Netherlands are jointly organizing the World Press Freedom Conference in The Hague on 22-24 April to celebrate the 27th edition of World Press Freedom Day. The hosts call on organizations to submit session proposals before 10 January 2020 and on individuals to pre-register attendance before 06 March […]

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History: Inviting applications for ‘Botany Travel Awards’ to support the study of specimens housed in the U.S. National Herbarium and preference is given to students or researchers who work on tropical plants.

Funding brief: Travel Awards sponsored by the Department of Botany are awarded through an annual competition. Typically, about four awards of up to US$3000 are made. The intent of these awards is to support the study of specimens housed in the U.S. National Herbarium and preference is given to students or researchers who work on […]

MIT Water Club: Inviting applications for ‘MIT Water Innovation Prize’, a startup competition focused on water innovation that awards up to $35K in innovation grants annually to student-led teams from across the country and internationally.

Funding brief: The MIT Water Innovation Prize is a startup competition focused on water innovation that awards up to $35K in innovation grants annually to student-led teams from across the country and internationally. The Prize started in 2015 and has since awarded $100K to 12 teams. As the main innovation-focused event of MIT Water Club, […]

World Press Photo Foundation: Inviting applications for ‘2020 World Press Photo Contest’ to reward photographers for the best single exposure pictures contributing to the past year of visual journalism.

Funding brief: The annual World Press Photo Contest rewards photographers for the best single exposure pictures contributing to the past year of visual journalism. Whether entered as singles or stories, these pictures are judged in terms of their accurate, fair, and visually compelling insights about our world. Categories The World Press Photo Contest recognizes the […]

Olympus Corporation: Inviting applications for ‘The Olympus Image of the Year – Life Science Microscopy Award’ to recognize the very best in life science imaging worldwide.

Funding brief: Inspired by the beauty and breadth of images submitted for the 2018 Image of the Year Award held in Europe, Olympus is continuing to search for the best light microscopy images in 2019—this time on a global scale. Olympus’ first Image of the Year Global Life Science Light Microscopy Award recognizes the very […]

World Food Prize Foundation: Inviting applications for ‘The World Food Prize’ to be awarded for a specific, exceptionally significant, individual achievement that advances human development with a demonstrable increase in the quantity, quality, availability of, or access to food through creative interventions at any point within the full scope of the food system.

Funding brief: The World Food Prize is awarded for a specific, exceptionally significant, individual achievement that advances human development with a demonstrable increase in the quantity, quality, availability of, or access to food through creative interventions at any point within the full scope of the food system. Fields of achievement include, but are not limited […]

Reuters: Inviting applications for ‘Yannis Behrakis Photojournalism Grants’, Reuters Photojournalism Grants program.

Funding brief: Reuters today announced the third edition of the Reuters Photojournalism Grants program, renamed the Yannis Behrakis Photojournalism Grants, at the Visa pour l’Image international festival of photojournalism, taking place in Perpignan, France. The Reuters photography grant program, launched in 2017, has been expanded and renamed here for long-time Reuters photojournalist and Pulitzer Prize […]

Rockefeller Foundation: Inviting applications for ‘The Food System Vision Prize’, an invitation for organizations across the globe to develop a Vision of the regenerative and nourishing food system that they aspire to create by the year 2050.

Funding brief: The Food System Vision Prize is an invitation for organizations across the globe to develop a Vision of the regenerative and nourishing food system that they aspire to create by the year 2050. By “organizations” they mean legally registered and organized entities, including companies, governments, cooperatives, communities, partnerships, NGOs, and universities. The challenges […]

Global Water Intelligence: Inviting applications for ‘Global Water Awards’ to recognize a company, project, plant, technology, deal or initiative to be recognised.

Funding brief: Anyone (as an individual or on behalf of a company) can nominate a company, project, plant, technology, deal or initiative to be recognised by the Global Water Awards. Individuals can submit nominations for themselves or others. Individuals can nominate in as many categories as they want, and nominate multiple times in each category. […]

United States Institute of Peace (USIP): Inviting applications for ‘Women Building Peace Award’ to reflect the Institute’s comprehensive commitment to gender and peacebuilding and demonstrates the important role women play in peacebuilding efforts.

Funding brief: Over the past two decades, international organizations and the U.S. government have increasingly recognized the importance of gender equality in creating enduring, peaceful societies. Women’s involvement in peace processes is vital to the overall success and longevity of peace agreements. It has been shown that when women are included in peace processes, the […]

US Embassy In Dhaka: Inviting applications for ‘Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) Small Grant Program FY 2020’ to support projects to preserve cultural heritage in the following three areas: a) Cultural Sites—such as, but not limited to, historic buildings and archaeological sites; b) Cultural Objects And Collections from a museum, site, or similar institution—that include, but are not limited to, archaeological and ethnographic objects, paintings, sculptures, manuscripts, and general museum conservation needs; and c) Forms Of Traditional Cultural Expression—such as traditional music, indigenous languages, and crafts.

Funding brief: The U.S. Embassy in Dhaka is now accepting Expression of Interest (EoI) statements for the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) fiscal year 2020 competition.  Interested institutions are urged to consult with the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy as soon as possible for details and guidance on the AFCP 2020 competition. […]

Royal Academy for Overseas Sciences (RAOS): Inviting applications for ‘Yearly Competitions’ to stimulate high-quality scientific research regarding problems inherent to overseas regions.

Funding brief: In order to stimulate high-quality scientific research regarding problems inherent to overseas regions, the Royal Academy for Overseas Sciences (RAOS) organizes yearly competitions. Every year, each Section of the Academy puts one question forward on specific subjects. In its February meeting, each Section sets the theme on which the question will be focused […]

Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK (CSC): Inviting applications for ‘Commonwealth Shared Scholarships’ for candidates from least developed and lower middle income Commonwealth countries, for full-time Master’s study on selected courses, jointly supported by UK universities.

Funding brief: Commonwealth Shared Scholarships are for candidates from least developed and lower middle income Commonwealth countries, for full-time Master’s study on selected courses, jointly supported by UK universities. Funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), Commonwealth Shared Scholarships enable talented and motivated individuals to gain the knowledge and skills required for sustainable […]

Royal Society of Biology: Inviting applications for ‘Travel Grants’ to give the opportunity of overseas travel in connection with biological study, teaching or research.

Funding brief: The aim of these grants is to give the opportunity of overseas travel in connection with biological study, teaching or research to those who would otherwise be unlikely to have it. The Royal Society of Biology offers two types of travel grant of £500 every year to members worldwide: ● Travel Grants (Student […]

U.S. Department of State: Inviting applications for ‘Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD)’ to provide one semester scholarships to outstanding undergraduate students from around the world for non-degree full-time study combined with community service, professional development, and cultural enrichment.

Funding brief: The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (also known as the Global UGRAD Program) provides one semester scholarships to outstanding undergraduate students from around the world for non-degree full-time study combined with community service, professional development, and cultural enrichment. Donor Name: U.S. Department of State Funding name: Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD) Deadline: The […]

Harvard University: Inviting applications for ‘Ashton Award for Student Research’ to support investigations by graduate and advanced undergraduate students working on Asian tropical forest biology.

Funding brief: The Ashton Award for Student Research supports investigations by graduate and advanced undergraduate students working on Asian tropical forest biology. Donor Name: Harvard University (The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University) Funding name: Ashton Award for Student Research Deadline: Submit Application online between November, 5th  – February, 1st  Funding details link: Click to view […]

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens: Inviting applications for ‘The Botany in Action (BIA) Fellowship program’ to foster the development of the next generation of plant-based scientists who are committed, first, to excellent research, and second, to educational outreach.

Funding brief: The Botany in Action (BIA) Fellowship program at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens fosters the development of the next generation of plant-based scientists who are committed, first, to excellent research, and second, to educational outreach. Research Priority Areas (listed in no particular order):* ● Ethnobotany, with special interest in plant use for physical […]

University of Zurich (UZH): Inviting applications for ‘Mobility Grant’ to study one or two semesters at UZH during the academic year 2020-21.

Funding brief: In collaboration with the Oeuvre St.-Justin Fribourg and the Solidarity Fund for Foreign Students, the North-South Cooperation of the University of Zurich (UZH) is awarding up to three grants per semester for mobility students from universities in the Global South (see country list). The grants can be used to study one or two […]

Prince Claus Fund: Inviting applications for ‘Open Call for First Aid to Documentary Heritage under Threat’.

Funding brief: The previous calls for proposals in 2017 and 2018 drew a resounding response. Now the Prince Claus Fund, through its Cultural Emergency Response (CER) programme and the Whiting Foundation announce a third round of the Open Call for First Aid to Documentary Heritage under Threat. They invite proposals for projects in Africa, Asia, […]

Open Technology Fund (OTF): Inviting applications for ‘The Core Infrastructure Fund’ to support the ‘building block’ technologies, infrastructures, and communities relied upon by digital security and circumvention tools strengthening Internet freedom, digital security, and the overall health of the Internet.

Funding brief: The Core Infrastructure Fund supports the ‘building block’ technologies, infrastructures, and communities relied upon by digital security and circumvention tools strengthening Internet freedom, digital security, and the overall health of the Internet. The Core Infrastructure Fund (CIF) strives to uphold and increase capacity for individuals, organizations, and companies working to fortify the foundational […]

Earth Journalism Network (EJN): Inviting applications for ‘Asia-Pacific Investigative Environmental Story Grants’.

Funding brief: With the world undergoing dramatic environmental change, they believe it is increasingly important for journalists to dig deep into stories that uncover the various drivers of degradation, point out the actors and hold them to account and push decision-makers to respond. They’re seeking stories that go beyond answering the basic who, what, when […]

The Graduate Center of The City University of New York: Inviting applications for ‘The 2020 Emerging Leaders International Fellows Program’ to provide leadership training through seminars with Third-sector practitioners, research based on best practices, and the application of a comparative framework.

Funding brief: The 2020 Emerging Leaders International Fellows Program will provide leadership training through seminars with Third-sector practitioners, research based on best practices, and the application of a comparative framework. Fellows are based at The Graduate Center of The City University of New York (CUNY), where they will attend weekly seminars, explore work of key […]

UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN): Inviting applications for ‘2020 cohort of the Local Pathways Fellowship’.

Funding brief: The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network – Youth Initiative (SDSN Youth) announced the launch of the call for applications for the 2020 cohort of its Local Pathways Fellowship program. The Fellowship is one of the world’s leading training and research programs on SDG11 for young urban leaders. It offers the knowledge, resources, and […]

U.S. Embassy in North Macedonia: Inviting applications for ‘The 2020-2021 Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD)’.

Funding brief: The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD) is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.  It is a fully-funded scholarship for one semester of non-degree academic study at an assigned U.S. college or university. Participants are emerging leaders committed to their home communities.  During the Program, Global […]

The Royal Commonwealth Society: Inviting applications for ‘The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition’.

Funding brief: The Royal Commonwealth Society is pleased to announce that The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition 2020 was launched in Christchurch, New Zealand by the Society’s Vice-Patron HRH The Duchess of Cornwall on the theme ‘Climate Action and the Commonwealth’. HRH and students Building upon the 2019 theme of A Connected Commonwealth, this year’s topics […]

The Association of Commonwealth Universities: Inviting applications for ‘Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarship’, a unique opportunity to study for a two-years Master’s degree in low or middle-income country of the Commonwealth.

Funding brief: A Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarship is a unique opportunity to study for a two-years Master’s degree in low or middle-income country of the Commonwealth. Aimed at students who are committed to creating change in their communities, the scholarships are a life-changing opportunity to experience a new country and culture, to broaden horizons, and […]

International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF): Inviting applications for ‘Kim Wall Memorial Fund’.

Funding brief: This year, the Kim Wall Memorial Fund will provide a $5,000 grant to a journalist whose work embodies the spirit of Kim’s reporting. The grant will fund a woman reporter covering subculture, broadly defined, and what Kim liked to call “the undercurrents of rebellion.” Kim wanted more women to be out in the […]

American Society of Primatologists (ASP): Inviting applications for –a) ‘ASP Conservationist Award’ to provide recognition and financial support for students and early career investigators from habitat countries who demonstrate potential for making significant and continuing contributions to primate conservation; b) ‘Conservation Small Grants’ for conservation research or related projects, including conservation education.

Funding brief: The American Society of Primatologists (ASP) invites applications for –a) ‘ASP Conservationist Award’ and b) ‘Conservation Small Grants’. ASP Conservationist Award: This award provides recognition and financial support for students and early career investigators from habitat countries who demonstrate potential for making significant and continuing contributions to primate conservation. Past awards have been […]

UNHCR: Inviting applications for ‘Nansen Refugee Award’ to find heroes that go beyond the call of duty in supporting refugees, internally displaced and stateless people.

Funding brief: Nominations for 2020 UNHCR’s Nansen Refugee Award are now open, until February 9, 2020. Each year, UNHCR searches for heroes that go beyond the call of duty in supporting refugees, internally displaced and stateless people. If you know an inspirational individual or group making a difference nominate now. Donor Name: UNHCR Funding name: […]

UNESCO: Inviting applications for ‘World Press Freedom Prize 2020’ to reward each year a person, organization or institution that has made a notable contribution to the defence and/or promotion of press freedom anywhere in the world, especially if risks have been involved.

Funding brief: UNESCO invites the governments of Member States, in consultation with their National Commissions, as well as international and regional professional non-governmental organizations, active in the field of press freedom, to nominate candidates for next year’s UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize. This Prize was established by UNESCO’s Executive Board, in 1997, in honour […]

UNESCO: Inviting applications for ‘World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) 2019’ to provide empowering and enriching opportunities to young people and enable them to go beyond borders in some of the most outstanding places in the world.

Funding brief: Empowering the Commitment to World Heritage. The WHV 2019 campaign provides empowering and enriching opportunities to young people and enables them to go beyond borders in some of the most outstanding places in the world. Volunteers will work together to preserve natural and cultural sites, as well as to raise awareness among local […]

Technovation: Inviting applications for ‘Technovation Girls Programme’, a free technology-based program for girls to build a mobile app, how to market it, and can submit it to their global competition.

Funding brief: Girls will change the world through technology. Girls are curious, creative, and determined. Technovation Girls gives them the courage and tools to explore their ideas. Girls will learn to build a mobile app, how to market it, and can submit it to our global competition. Technovation Girls is a free technology-based program for girls […]

Stanford University: Inviting applications for ‘Fellowships’ to support diverse journalists from around the world who are deeply engaged in exploring solutions to journalism’s biggest problems.

Funding brief: The JSK Journalism Fellowships supports diverse journalists from around the world who are deeply engaged in exploring solutions to journalism’s biggest problems. They focus on accelerating change in the journalism industry to improve the access to information people need to create and sustain democratic communities. Journalism fellowships at Stanford started in 1966 with a […]

World Bank Group: Inviting applications for ‘SDGs & Her Competition’ to showcase how they are supporting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through their business operations.

Funding brief: SDGs&Her is an online competition for women entrepreneurs to showcase how they are supporting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through their business operations. The objectives of the initiative are to: ● Recognize women implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including women business owners of microenterprises; ● Increase knowledge about the SDGs and their potential impacts […]

Golden Turtle Contest (Authorities): Inviting applications for ‘Photography competition’.

Funding brief: The organizer and the right holder of the Golden Turtle Contest, exhibitions and all facilities and events related thereto is the MY EQUATOR Charity Social Support Fund. Anyone may submit his/her works to participate in the competition, except for the competition organizers and the professional jury members. Authors from any countries can participate […]

Singapore International Foundation (SIF): Inviting applications for ‘Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE) Programme’ to inspire, equip and enable youth of different nationalities to embark on social enterprises (SEs) in Singapore and beyond.

Funding brief: The YSE Programme seeks to inspire, equip and enable youth of different nationalities to embark on social enterprises (SEs) in Singapore and beyond. If you have a social enterprise idea, we want to help you make it happen! Participants will learn from leading social entrepreneurs, business professionals and other youth who are keen […]

International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB): Inviting applications for ‘ICGEB Arturo Falaschi Fellowship Programmes’ which include five types of long and short-term PhD and Postdoctoral awards available to scientists who are nationals of ICGEB Member States to perform research.

Funding brief: ICGEB Arturo Falaschi Fellowship Programmes, named in memory of Prof. Arturo Falaschi, the mind and driving force of the Centre at its inception, include five types of long and short-term PhD and Postdoctoral awards available to scientists who are nationals of ICGEB Member States to perform research in Trieste, New Delhi or Cape […]

Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (IFA): Inviting applications for ‘CrossCulture Programme (CCP) Fellowships’ to deepen expertise and acquire intercultural skills of the participants.

Funding brief: With the CCP Fellowships, the CrossCulture Programme (CCP) funds around 80 professionals and committed volunteers from over 35 countries each year. During two to three months of practical training in host organisations in Germany or in CCP partner countries, participants deepen their expertise and acquire intercultural skills. In turn, the host organisations benefit from […]

Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism: Inviting applications for ‘the McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism’ to provide editorial and financial support to journalists who need the time and resources to produce a significant investigative or enterprise story that provides fresh insight into an important business, financial or economic topic.

Funding brief: The Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Center for Business Journalism, an initiative of the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York, began offering Fellowships to accomplished journalists in the summer of 2014. Nearly three dozen veteran journalists have since been awarded grants of up to $15,000. The aim of the McGraw […]

Association of Global Universities: Inviting applications for ‘Russian Scholarship Project’, a chance for early admission to a tuition-free Master’s programme at one of the leading universities in Russia.

Funding brief: The Open Doors: Russian Scholarship Project (hereinafter referred to as ‘the Olympiad’) is organized by the Association of Global Universities for prospective Master’s students.  The Olympiad is organized by The Association of Global Universities, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation and the Federal Agency for the […]

British Council and BBC World Service: Inviting applications for ‘International Radio Playwriting Competition 2020’ to get the unique opportunity for playwrights to have their radio play heard across the world by the BBC World Service’s millions of listeners.

Funding brief: Are you a promising writer living outside the UK? Would you like to have your story heard by the world? You’re invited to submit your scripts for the 27th International Radio Playwriting Competition The International Radio Playwriting Competition, hosted by BBC World Service and the British Council, offers the unique opportunity for playwrights […]

International AIDS Society (IAS): Inviting applications for ‘CIPHER Grant Programme’ to support the development of early-stage investigators to address research gaps in paediatric and adolescent HIV in resource-limited settings.

Funding brief: The CIPHER Grant Programme directly supports the development of early-stage investigators, awarding up to US$150,000 for up to two years to address research gaps in paediatric and adolescent HIV in resource-limited settings. This is a unique “stepping up” opportunity, designed to give investigators the experience they need to compete for larger funding. The […]

Cisco: Inviting applications for ‘Cisco – Global Problem Solver Challenge 2020’ to recognize new business ideas that leverage technology for social impact from student entrepreneurs around the world.

Funding brief: Cisco is committed to positively impacting 1 billion people by 2025. As part of our work, they seek to inspire and empower a generation of global problem solvers who will not only survive – but drive and thrive – in our increasingly digital economy. With the Internet of Things (IoT) and digital technologies […]

Yves Rocher Foundation: Inviting applications for ‘Terre de Femmes award, named the International Award’ for the award theme –‘ medicinal plants, living heritage and future prospects’ to recognise a project led by a woman or group of women from an association or community network whose main objective relates directly to medicinal plants as part of a biodiversity approach.

Funding brief: In 2019, the Yves Rocher Foundation has created a new Terre de Femmes award, named the International Award. If you are a woman citizen of this beautiful planet and are working to preserve it, and if your project corresponds to the theme set each year, fill out the application form now to apply. […]

German Energy Agency (dena), World Energy Council (WEC), Start Up Energy Transition (SET): Inviting applications for ‘SET Award 2020: Call for applications for top innovators in the energy transition’ for start-ups around the world to present their business ideas.

Funding brief: The SET initiative invites start-ups around the world to present their business ideas. The international ‘Start Up Energy Transition’ (SET) initiative invites young and innovative companies around the world to apply for the SET Award 2020. The fourth round of the award for business ideas in the energy transition and climate protection was […]

African Union Commission (AUC) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH: Inviting applications for ‘the 1st iDove Intercontinental Youth Forum in Southeast Asia’ to provide a valuable platform for young community workers, academics, creatives & policy makers across the globe to share experiences, ideas and knowledge on innovative approaches to prevent violent extremism.

Funding brief: Are you engaged or interested in preventing violent extremism? Do you have experience in and/or want to learn more about building social cohesion through interfaith dialogue? Are you excited about exchanging ideas with like-minded young people from all over the world? Then make sure to apply to the The 1st iDove Intercontinental Youth […]

Jamnalal Bajaj Foundation: Inviting applications for ‘International Award for Promoting Gandhian Values’ to recognise outstanding contribution, made outside India, to any of the -(a) Promotion of peace and harmony among people and friendliness among nations through the application of Gandhian philosophy of truth and non-violence; (b) Ending exploitation in any form and seeking solution of social, cultural, religious; in view of the western upheaval in the name of the religion, economic and political problems through Gandhian principles and Constructive Programme; (c) Innovative work in social organisations with a view to promoting Gandhian values by awakening moral conscience, fostering community self-reliance and bringing about harmony of human life with nature;

Funding brief: This Award was instituted in 1988 to commemorate the Birth Centenary of Shri Jamnalal Bajaj. The Award carries cash Prize of Rs. 10,00,000 (its equivalent in foreign currency), a trophy and a citation. The objective of the Award is to recognise outstanding contribution, made outside India, to any of the following: (a) Promotion […]

British Council: Inviting applications for ‘IdeasChangeLives’, the global innovation challenge to find digital solutions to some of the world’s greatest problems.

Funding brief: #IdeasChangeLives is the global innovation challenge to find digital solutions to some of the world’s greatest problems. They’re looking for people with a fresh, entrepreneurial spirit and a big idea that has the potential to make a positive impact for communities across the globe. The winning pitch will get £20,000 to invest in their […]

Online News Association (ONA): Inviting applications for ‘Women’s Leadership Accelerator’, a yearlong intensive program that supercharges the leadership and management skills of women who are pushing digital innovation.

Funding brief: The Women’s Leadership Accelerator is a yearlong intensive program that supercharges the leadership and management skills of women who are pushing digital innovation. Each year they welcome a cohort of women representing a range of backgrounds, expertise and newsrooms around the globe. Donor Name: Online News Association (ONA) Funding name: Women’s Leadership Accelerators […]

The United Nation World Tourism Organization (UNWTO): Inviting applications for ‘UNWTO Tourism Startup Competition’ to tackle the core concepts of travel shaping the sectors future.

Funding brief: For the second straight year, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is running the world’s largest startup competition in tourism boosted by wakalua, the global tourism innovation hub. Together with our corporate partners they want you to tackle the core concepts of travel shaping the sectors future. Beat your competition with the most disruptive, […]

Earth Journalism Network (EJN): Inviting applications for ‘Earth Journalism Network Asia-Pacific Media Grants 2020’ to find innovative ideas from journalist networks, media organizations, civil society organizations or academic institutions throughout Asia and the Pacific.

Funding brief: Is your organization working to improve environmental reporting?Do you have a unique or creative idea to help people understand climate change and other environmental issues? This is your chance to win a grant and be part of the solution to the environmental crisis. In Asia and the Pacific region, home to both some […]

Wild Planet Trust: Inviting applications for ‘grants’ to individuals undertaking nature conservation projects.

Funding brief: Each year, Wild Planet Trust awards a number of grants to individuals undertaking nature conservation projects. Projects may involve practical habitat or species management, research, training, education, awareness raising or campaigning. They have a rolling programme of areas of interest for funding, which will change for each round of applications. Please ensure that […]

The Green Institute: Inviting applications for ‘fellowship’ to invite recent university or college graduates and postgraduate students from across the world to join one its online cohort in 2020, to conduct original research, develop innovations, or implement action in collaboration.

Funding brief: The Green Fellowship invites recent university or college graduates and postgraduate students from across the world to join one its online cohort in 2020, to conduct original research, develop innovations, or implement action in collaboration with faculty at The Green Institute. In addition to their project, Fellows participate in career workshops, trainings, and […]

Global Campus of Human Rights: Inviting applications for an online course on ‘Children Deprived of Liberty: Learning from the UN Global Study’, which stems from the UN Global Study and provides insights, learning and recommendations in this important area at the crossroad of children, violence, and human rights studies.

Funding brief: Despite the fact that the Convention of the Rights of the Child affirms that, in principle, children should not be detained and deprivation of liberty should be a measure of last resort, millions of children in the world are locked away. This MOOC stems from the UN Global Study and provides insights, learning […]

Salzburg Global Seminar: Inviting applications for ‘Call for Applications: Asia Peace Innovators Forum’ for mid-career professionals who have the aspiration and potential to be the next generation of senior leaders in mediating peace and promoting reconciliation.

Funding brief: Salzburg Global Seminar is seeking mid-career professionals who have the aspiration and potential to be the next generation of senior leaders in mediating peace and promoting reconciliation. Peace is key to ensuring Asia’s sustained development and prosperity as the world’s most populous region grows in global geopolitical and economic importance. But despite the […]

International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF): Inviting applications for ‘Adelante Reporting Initiative Fellowship’.

Funding brief: As part of the IWMF’s Latin America reporting initiative, Adelante, six journalists will travel to San Salvador, El Salvador from March 2 – 17, 2020. All reporting fellows will begin their trip in Mexico City on March 2 where they will complete a four-day Hostile Environment and First Aid Training (HEFAT) course from […]

Bat Conservation International: Inviting applications for the funding theme-‘Student Research Scholarships for Global Bat Conservation Priorities’ for students who are registered and in good standing with a recognized academic institution.

Funding brief: Bat Conservation International requests proposals through BCI’s online application system from exceptionally talented student researchers interested in seeking financial support for their bat conservation research projects. This RFP is only open to students who are registered and in good standing with a recognized academic institution. They anticipate granting 13 awards total, up to […]

Sumitomo Foundation: Inviting applications for ‘grant’ for cultural properties outside Japan, the common heritage of human, be handed down to future generation.

Funding brief: The program is offered so that cultural properties outside Japan, the common heritage of human, be handed down to future generations. Subjects of Grant Contents of Projects (1)Projects for the protection, preservation & restoration of cultural properties (i.e., fine arts or historical monuments) outside Japan, which are tangible, old and artistically or academically […]

The American Center at the U.S. Embassy, Dhaka: Inviting applications for ‘The Community College Initiative Program FY 2020-21’ to study at community colleges in the United States to build mutual understanding through a non-degree program of academic, vocational, and cultural studies.

Funding brief: The American Center at the U.S. Embassy Dhaka is pleased to announce the Community College Initiative (CCI) Program for academic year 2020-21.  The CCI Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA). This in a non-degree program but students will earn credits for two semesters […]

The American Center at the U.S. Embassy, Dhaka: Inviting applications for ‘The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (K-L YES) Program FY 2020-21’ to enable exemplary Bangladeshi high school students from grades eight through eleven to spend one academic year at an American high school.

Funding brief: The American Center at the U.S. Embassy Dhaka is pleased to announce the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (K-L YES) Program for academic year 2020-21. The K-L YES program is a high school exchange program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The program is administered in […]

Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD): Inviting applications for ‘Women Leading, Women Organising (WLWO)’ training.

Funding brief: The Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) invites applications to participate in the 5th Asia Pacific “Women Leading, Women Organising (WLWO)” training in Penang, Malaysia from 14 – 18 December 2019. Training Methods & Content This participatory training will draw from the experiences and existing knowledge of the participants. It will […]