Tag Archives: Scientific

Wellcome Trust (WT): Inviting applications for ‘Collaborative Awards in Science’ to promote the development of new ideas and speed the pace of discovery.

Funding brief: Collaborative Awards promote the development of new ideas and speed the pace of discovery. They fund teams of researchers, consisting of independent research groups, to work together on the most important scientific problems that can only be solved through collaborative efforts. Donor Name: Wellcome Trust (WT) Funding name: Collaborative Awards in Science Deadline: […]

The World Food Prize Foundation: Inviting applications for ‘Norman Borlaug 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.

Funding brief: THE $10,000 NORMAN BORLAUG AWARD FOR FIELD RESEARCH AND APPLICATION, endowed by the Rockefeller Foundation, will be presented every October in Des Moines, Iowa, by the World Food Prize Foundation. This award will recognize exceagrptional, science-based achievement in international agriculture and food production by an individual under 40 who has clearly demonstrated intellectual […]

The World Youth Essay Competition (WYEC): Inviting applications for ‘opportunity’ to write about a subject that interests, motivates and inspires you the most.

Competition brief: The WYEC 2018 gives you the unique opportunity to write about a subject that interests, motivates and inspires you the most! There is no topic restriction and you are free to write about topics such as- ● Aspects of society ● Environmental issues ● Science and technology ● Global affairs and more. The essay has to be […]

The Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition (BCFN): Inviting applications for ‘The 2018 BCFN YES! Research Grant Competition’ to come up with practical projects to create a better balance between food sustainability and environmental sustainability.

Funding brief: Since the very first edition, BCFN YES! has embodied the identity and the ambition of the BCFN Foundation. Indeed, it brings together young people from around the world, with different disciplinary approaches, and invites them to come up with practical projects to create a better balance between food sustainability and environmental sustainability. The […]

The World Academy of Science (TWAS): Inviting applications for ‘TWAS-Siwei Cheng Prize’ to recognize economic scientists who have been living and working in a developing country for at least 10 years.

Funding brief: With funding from the Siwei Cheng Foundation of the Education Foundation of the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, the prize will recognize economic scientists who have been living and working in a developing country for at least 10 years. The prize reflects the Chinese Academy of Sciences’ strong support to TWAS and, […]

The International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB): Inviting applications for ‘Research Grants’ to dedicate source of funding aimed at financing projects addressing original scientific problems of particular relevance for the host country and of regional interest.

Funding brief: Funding opportunities are made available through the Collaborative Research Programme (CRP) – ICGEB Research Grants, which is a dedicated source of funding aimed at financing projects addressing original scientific problems of particular relevance for the host country and of regional interest. Established in 1988, the programme aims to stimulate collaborative research in Member […]

The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK): Inviting applications for ‘Research Fellowship Programme for International Researchers’ to pursue their research in Turkey in the fields of Natural Sciences, Engineering and Technological Sciences, Medical Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities.

Funding brief: The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) grants fellowships for international highly qualified PhD students and young post-doctoral researchers to pursue their research in Turkey in the fields of Natural Sciences, Engineering and Technological Sciences, Medical Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities. The program aims to promote Turkey’s scientific and […]

The British Ecological Society (BES): Inviting applications for ‘Research Grants’ to support projects where there is a clear ecological science focus to the work; any other aspects, i.e. sociology, economics, etc., must be clearly integrated into the ecology and scientific goals of the project.

Funding brief: The British Ecological Society (BES) supports projects where there is a clear ecological science focus to the work; any other aspects, i.e. sociology, economics, etc., must be clearly integrated into the ecology and scientific goals of the project. The grants are to support work of the highest international standard and applicants need to […]

Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA): Inviting applications for ‘Conservation Grants Fund (CGF)’ to support the cooperative conservation-related scientific and educational initiatives of AZA, AZA accredited zoos and aquariums.

Funding brief: Established in 1984, the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) Conservation Grants Fund (CGF) supports the cooperative conservation-related scientific and educational initiatives of AZA, AZA accredited zoos and aquariums, and their collaborators. CGF grants are awarded in six categories: animal health, animal welfare, conservation education, field conservation and/or reintroduction, animal management and/or breeding, […]

Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR): Inviting applications for ‘IRDR Young Scientists Programme’.

Funding brief: The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR) calls for enhanced role of science and technology for evidence based decision-making. It also urges the need for innovation and partnership, which is linked to practise and diverse stakeholders. IRDR, with its mandate for integrated and trans-disciplinary research, would like to promote capacity building of […]

The European Commission, Ars Electronica, BOZAR and Waag Society: Inviting applications for ‘STARTS Prize 2018’ to select the most pioneering collaborations and results in the field of creativity and innovation at the crossings of science and technology with the art.

Funding brief: Appointed by the European Commission, Ars Electronica, BOZAR and Waag Society are launching a prize to select the most pioneering collaborations and results in the field of creativity and innovation at the crossings of science and technology with the arts. This follows the launch of a new activity in the European Commission named […]

The Motorola Solutions Foundation: Inviting applications for ‘2018 Motorola Solutions Foundation Grant’ to support organizations that represent veterans, professional and volunteer fire service personnel, EMS professionals and disaster response professionals.

Funding brief: The Motorola Solutions Foundation is the charitable and philanthropic arm of Motorola Solutions, originally founded in 1953. With employees located around the globe, Motorola Solutions seeks to benefit the communities where it operates. The company achieves this by making strategic grants, forging strong community partnerships and fostering innovation. Awarding over $9 million in […]

Association of Illustrators (AOI): Inviting applications for ‘The World Illustration Awards 2018’.

Funding brief: The World Illustration Awards are the most prestigious juried illustration Awards globally, respected by illustrators, agents and commissioners alike. The World Illustration Awards has eight categories. ● Advertising, sponsored by procreate: Advertising products,s events or brands including printed posters, billboards and flyers, and digitally on websites, apps and TV. ● Children’s books, sponsored by walker […]

International Visegrad Fund: Inviting applications for ‘Strategic Grants’.

Funding brief: Strategic Grants support project addressing annual strategic priorities of the Visegrad Group. Strategic priorities are announced annually by the V4 country holding the rotating presidency over the group. Categories: 1. CULTURE AND COMMON IDENTITY ● Increased awareness of cultural diversity and cross-border intercultural dialogue ● Increased awareness of common heritage, including history and […]

International Visegrad Fund: Inviting applications for ‘Visegrad Grants’ to support regional partnerships among NGOs and civil society organizations, public institutions and municipalities, private companies and nonprofit organizations as well as education and research centers that contribute to cooperation in the Visegrad region.

Funding brief: Visegrad grants support regional partnerships among NGOs and civil society organizations, public institutions and municipalities, private companies and nonprofit organizations as well as education and research centers that contribute to cooperation in the Visegrad region. Categories: 1. CULTURE AND COMMON IDENTITY   Increased awareness of cultural diversity and cross-border intercultural dialogue   Increased […]

Wildlife Acoustics, Inc: Inviting applications for ‘Wildlife Acoustics Scientific Product Grant’ to support efforts in conservation and environmental stewardship

Funding brief: Wildlife Acoustics’ mission is to support efforts in conservation and environmental stewardship. They want to enable those involved in animal biology, research and conservation to do their best work easily and quickly. To that end, Wildlife Acoustics has established a grant program to support bioacoustics research efforts from chiropteran, avian, terrestrial, amphibious and […]

The Van Tienhoven Foundation: Inviting applications for biodiversity, conservation, raising awareness and engaging other stakeholders, and change in policy and practice etc.

Funding brief: Van Tienhoven Foundation is a small foundation that makes grants on the basis of the estate of Pieter Gerbrand van Tienhoven. They are concerned about life on earth and the delicate balance between human life, nature and biodiversity. They believe local people are instrumental and key to conserve and restore nature and species […]

MaRINET2: Inviting applications to offer to the users free-of-charge access to the research and testing facilities of the MaRINET2 network.

Funding brief: The objective of the transnational access is to offer to the users free-of-charge access to the research and testing facilities of the MaRINET2 network. As there are limitations to the amount of access available for each facility, it is necessary to set a procedure over the whole duration of the project allowing optimum […]

The World Academy of Science (TWAS): Inviting applications for ‘The TWAS Prizes’ to individual scientists from developing countries in recognition of an outstanding contribution to scientific knowledge in nine fields of sciences and/or to the application of science and technology to sustainable development.

Funding brief: The TWAS Prizes are awarded to individual scientists from developing countries in recognition of an outstanding contribution to scientific knowledge in nine fields of sciences and/or to the application of science and technology to sustainable development. Donor Name: The World Academy of Science (TWAS) Funding name: The TWAS Prizes Deadline: 15th, March, 2018 […]

The Tinker Foundation: Inviting applications for ‘Tinker-Muse Prize for Science and Policy in Antarctica’ to an individual in the fields of Antarctic science and/or policy who has demonstrated potential for sustained and significant contributions that will enhance the understanding and/or preservation of Antarctica.

Funding brief: The “Tinker-Muse Prize for Science and Policy in Antarctica” is a US$ 100,000 unrestricted award presented to an individual in the fields of Antarctic science and/or policy who has demonstrated potential for sustained and significant contributions that will enhance the understanding and/or preservation of Antarctica. The Tinker Foundation’s goal is to establish a […]

Ekhaga foundation (Ekhagastiftelsen): Inviting applications for ‘grant’ to support scientific research in organic agriculture and complementary and biological medicine.

Funding brief: Ekhagastiftelsen (Ekhaga foundation) was founded by Gösta Videgård as early as 1944 and since then they support scientific research in organic agriculture and complementary and biological medicine. Donor Name: Ekhaga foundation (Ekhagastiftelsen) Funding name: No specific fund name Deadline: May, 20th, 2018 Funding limit: There is no maximum amount that can be applied […]

Champalimaud Foundation: Inviting applications for ‘The 2018 António Champalimaud Vision Award’ to be presented to active research groups involved in basic or clinical research which has led to a major breakthrough in the understanding and/or the preservation of vision.

Award brief: The 2018 António Champalimaud Vision Award will be presented to active research groups involved in basic or clinical research which has led to a major breakthrough in the understanding and/or the preservation of vision. Candidates will be considered by a distinguished international jury for the outstanding quality and distinction of their original research […]

Mohammed Bin Rashid Humanitarian and Charity Establishment: Inviting applications for ‘The International Awards’ to recognize all those who are contributing towards alleviating the suffering of patients and improving  societal health standards through a diverse array of award categories aimed at the global, regional, and local levels.

Funding brief: The Award takes into consideration all those who are contributing towards alleviating the suffering of patients and improving  societal health standards through a diverse array of award categories aimed at the global, regional, and local levels. The initial focus was on two major categories of awards; The International and National Awards, with subcategories […]

The Nagao Natural Environment Foundation (NEF): Inviting applications for ‘NEF Commemorative Grant Fund for Capacity Building of Young Scientists (CGF)’ to promote capacity building of young scientists.

Funding brief: The Nagao Natural Environment Foundation (NEF) has launched out into a new programme, i.e., the NEF Commemorative Grant Fund for Capacity Building of Young Scientists (CGF), for a 10-year period up to 2025, aiming at capacity building of young scientists in developing countries of the Asia-Pacific region; both of the CGF Programme and […]

All Children Reading -A Grand Challenge for Development (ACRGCD): Inviting applications for ‘Sign On For Literacy Prize’ to seek technology-based innovations to increase access to sign languages and literacy interventions for children who are Deaf in low-resource contexts.

Funding brief: All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development (ACR GCD), established in 2011 as a partnership between the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), World Vision and the Australian Government, is an ongoing series of competitions that leverages science and technology to source, test, and disseminate scalable solutions to improve literacy skills of […]

SAARC Development Fund (SDF): Inviting applications for three financing windows: (i) Social; (ii) Economic; and (iii) Infrastructure.

Funding brief: The SDF has three financing windows: (i) Social; (ii) Economic; and (iii) Infrastructure. At present only the Social Window is fully activated. The SDF Secretariat is in the process of operationalizing the Economic and Infrastructure Windows. The Fund hopes to have few investment projects running soon. Social Window: The Social Window primarily funds […]

Campus Technology: Inviting applications for ‘2018 Campus Technology Impact Awards’ to honor exemplary colleges and universities that are making an extraordinary impact with technology on campus, doing important work in the service of teaching, learning, administration and operations.

Award brief: Have you made your mark on the practice of technology in higher education? They want to know about it! The Campus Technology Impact Awards will honor exemplary colleges and universities that are making an extraordinary impact with technology on campus, doing important work in the service of teaching, learning, administration and operations. Our goal […]

MIT Center for Collective Intelligence (The MIT Climate CoLab): Inviting applications for ‘Exploring Synergistic Solutions for Sustainable Development’.

Funding brief: In Climate CoLab contests, people from all over the world are invited to work together in developing proposals for what humanity should do about global climate change. The primary goals of Climate CoLab are to: Study collective intelligence: Climate CoLab is a research project of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Center for […]

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 […]

United Nation Environment Programme: Inviting applications for ‘Marine Plastics Innovation Challenge’ to highlight solution-oriented engineering, research and communication efforts that can help solve the global marine litter problem.

Funding brief: UN Environment in collaboration with Think Beyond Plastic™ invites university students from all over the globe to take part in the 2017 Marine Plastic Innovation Challenge. The challenge, which is the first of its kind, seeks to highlight solution-oriented engineering, research and communication efforts that can help solve the global marine litter problem. […]

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne: Inviting applications for ‘EPFL Seed Money Program’ to enhance linkages between science and society by promoting partnerships between researchers from EPFL and researchers and non-academic actors in countries of the Global South, to jointly address main development challenges.

Funding brief: Through the Seed Money Programme, CODEV seeks to enhance linkages between science and society by promoting partnerships between researchers from EPFL and researchers and non-academic actors in countries of the Global South, to jointly address main development challenges. This is in conformity with the Agenda 2030 and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) […]

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 […]

World Water Council: Inviting applications for ‘King Hassan II Great World Water Prize’ for the award theme-‘Working towards greater solidarity and inclusion in order to ensure water security and climate justice.’

Award brief: Jointly established by the Kingdom of Morocco and the World Water Council, this Prize pays tribute to the memory of His Majesty the late King Hassan II, and to his strategic vision for His country’s sustainable integrated water resources management, in addressing the Kingdom’s water security. Donor Name: World Water Council Award name: […]

The Finnish Ministry of Education, Science and Culture-The Academy of Finland: Inviting applications for ‘Academy Programme for Development Research’ to provide funding for multidisciplinary, phenomenon-driven and problem-based research that is concerned with issues of global development, that benefits developing countries’ economic, social and ecological development, and that puts to good use Finnish knowledge and expertise.

Funding brief: The Academy Programme for Development Research is intended to provide funding for multidisciplinary, phenomenon-driven and problem-based research that is concerned with issues of global development, that benefits developing countries’ economic, social and ecological development, and that puts to good use Finnish knowledge and expertise. Its purpose is to work towards achieving the Agenda […]

Gairdner Foundation: Inviting applications for ‘2018 Canada Gairdner Awards’ to recognize the world’s most creative and accomplished biomedical scientists who are advancing humanity and the world.

Award brief:  The Canada Gairdner Awards recognize the world’s most creative and accomplished biomedical scientists who are advancing humanity and the world. There are the following categories- ● The Canada Gairdner International Awards: The Canada Gairdner International Award recognizes outstanding biomedical scientists who have made original contributions to medicine with the goal of contributing through […]

Oklahoma City Zoo & Botanical Garden: Inviting applications for ‘Small Grant Program’ to support the conservation of imperiled species, habitats and their surrounding communities through species preservation, research and education.

Funding brief: The Oklahoma City Zoo & Botanical Garden is committed to supporting the conservation of imperiled species, habitats and their surrounding communities through species preservation, research and education. Grants will be awarded based on proposal merit and in accordance with one or more of the following purposes: ● Conservation Education – building an awareness […]

Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and National Institutes of Health (NIH), US: Inviting applications for ‘grants’ for the funding theme-‘Reducing Stigma to Improve HIV/AIDS Prevention, Treatment and Care in Low and Middle- Income Countries (R21)’

Funding brief: The purpose of this FOA is to stimulate research on interventions to reduce HIV/AIDS-associated stigma and its impact on the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS and on the quality of life of People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWH). Specifically, this initiative will support research on a) novel stigma reduction interventions that link to increase […]

Ministry of Science, Research and Technology-Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology (IROST): Inviting applications for ‘31st  Khwarizmi International Award (KIA)’ to recognize the efforts made by researchers, innovators and inventors from all over the world and to appreciate their invaluable achievements and contributions to various fields of science and technology.

Award brief: The Khwarizmi International Award seeks to recognize the efforts made by researchers, innovators and inventors from all over the world and to appreciate their invaluable achievements and contributions to various fields of science and technology. The Khwarizmi International Award is named in memory of the achievements of Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi, the Iranian mathematician […]

Water Air Food Awards (WAFA): Inviting applications for ‘Water Air Food Awards 2017’ to acknowledge and reward people committed to developing solutions in these crucial areas like clean water, air and food security.

Funding brief: At WAF Awards, they believe that clean water, air and food are undeniable human rights and among the most critical world problems. They believe that by acknowledging and rewarding people committed to developing solutions in these crucial areas, they can spread a message of HOPE globally. They want to reward those Silent Heroes […]

Alexander von Humboldt-StiftungFoundation: Inviting applications for ‘Georg Forster Research Award Programm’ to recognize a researcher’s entire achievements to date to academics of all disciplines whose fundamental discoveries, new theories, or insights have had a significant impact on their own discipline and beyond and who are expected to continue developing research-based solutions to the specific challenges facing transition and developing countries.

Funding brief:  The Georg Forster Research Award is granted in recognition of a researcher’s entire achievements to date to academics of all disciplines whose fundamental discoveries, new theories, or insights have had a significant impact on their own discipline and beyond and who are expected to continue developing research-based solutions to the specific challenges facing […]

UNESCO: Inviting applications for ‘UNESCO MAB Young Scientists Awards’ to support research on ecosystems, natural resources and biodiversity.

Funding brief: UNESCO MAB Young Scientists Awards is helping young people help the planet. Since 1989 MAB has been providing young researchers each year with awards of up to US$ 5,000 in support of their research on ecosystems, natural resources and biodiversity. Through the MAB Young Scientists Awards, MAB is investing in a new generation […]

International Iguana Foundation: Inviting applications for ‘The International Iguana Foundation awards’ to promote and enable iguana conservation through partnerships with scientists, educators, and organizations committed to preserving earth’s biodiversity.

Funding brief: The International Iguana Foundation awards were established to promote and enable iguana conservation through partnerships with scientists, educators, and organizations committed to preserving earth’s biodiversity. The IIF provides annual project funding to a wide range of species and programs through our grant application process Preference will be given to: ● Projects that are components […]

IBM Corporation: Inviting applications for free crowdsourced supercomputing power, weather data and cloud storage to support your climate or environmental research project.

Funding brief: Are you a scientist studying climate change or ways to mitigate or adapt to its impacts? IBM invites you to apply for free crowdsourced supercomputing power, weather data and cloud storage to support your climate or environmental research project. Up to five winning research teams will be announced beginning Fall 2017. In return for […]

European Commission: Inviting applications for ‘ERC Synergy Grant’ to promote substantial advances at the frontiers of knowledge, to cross-fertilize scientific fields, and to encourage new productive lines of enquiry and new methods and techniques, including unconventional approaches and investigations at the interface between established disciplines.

Funding brief:  ERC Synergy Grants are intended to enable minimum two to maximum four Principal Investigators and their teams to bring together complementary skills, knowledge, and resources in new ways, in order to jointly address ambitious research problems. The aim is to promote substantial advances at the frontiers of knowledge, to cross-fertilize scientific fields, and […]

The Partnership for Economic Policy (PEP): Inviting applications for ‘New PEP Call for Proposals – PAGE II (Round 2)’ to submit proposals for projects of policy analysis under the broad theme of inclusive growth and employment in their home countries, or other LICs, fragile or conflict-affected situations.

Funding brief: PEP research grants are awarded on a competitive basis to teams of researchers based in developing countries who wish to conduct research projects pertaining to general or specific themes/issues identified by PEP experts and donors as particularly relevant to support development policy dialogue, formulation and implementation in developing countries. The main objectives are […]

Cargill: Inviting applications to support in food security and nutrition; education; and environmental stewardship.

Donor Name:  Cargill Funding name:  No specific fund name Funding brief: Cargill supports projects in food security and nutrition; education; and environmental stewardship. Grants are made to national and global nonprofit NGO partners that serve communities in which Cargill has a business presence. Focus Areas: ● Food Security and Nutrition: We support partners working to address […]

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

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

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 […]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 […]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Donor Name: Borlaug Global Rust Initiative (BGRI) Award name: Jeanie Borlaug Laube Women in Triticum (WIT) Early Career Award Award brief: This award, established in 2010, provides professional development opportunities for women working in wheat during the early stages of their career. Recipients of the Jeanie Borlaug Laube WIT award are invited to the annual […]

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 […]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Donor Name: The World Academy of Science (TWAS) Fund name: TWAS Research Grants Programme in Basic Sciences (Groups) Funding brief: The TWAS Research Grants Programme in Basic Sciences was established in response to the needs of researchers in developing countries, particularly those attached to institutions that lack appropriate research facilities. Under this scheme, grants can […]

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

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

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 […]

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

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

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 […]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Donor Name: The Mind & Life Institute Fund name: PEACE Grants Funding brief: The Mind & Life Institute is a non-profit organization committed to building a scientific understanding of the mind and human behavior as a way to reduce suffering and promote flourishing. In particular, we promote the integration of rigorous scientific inquiry with contemplative practices […]

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

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

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

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

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

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