Jack Kimmel International Grant of Up to $10,000: Seeking Researchers Worldwide

Deadline: 1 October 2016 The TREE Fund is currently inviting applications for its Jack Kimmel International Grant Program with an aim to provide much needed funding to arboriculture and urban forestry researchers all over the world. Priority Areas Root and soil management Propagation, planting and establishment Plant health care Risk assessment and worker safety Urban […] … [Read more...]

CTFS-ForestGEO Research Grants Program: Supporting Tropical Forest Research

Deadline: 30 June 2016 Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute is currently accepting applications for its Center for Tropical Forest Science – Forest Global Earth Observatory (CTFS-ForestGEO) Research Grants Program supporting tropical forest research by senior researchers, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students to use existing Forest Dynamics Sites and conduct research in collaboration with scientists. Funding Information […] … [Read more...]

Visegrad Small Grants Program: Providing Seed Funding & Networking Opportunities

Deadline: 1 June 2016 Applicants are invited to apply for Visegrad Small Grants program that serves as a facilitator of shorter-term (up to 6 months), smaller-scale (max. budget is €6,000) projects and is also suitable to provide seed funding and networking opportunities for future bigger scale projects. Project Categories Education (seminars, education workshops, summer schools) […] … [Read more...]

EU Kazakhstan: Empowering CSOs to Improve Access to Justice for Vulnerable Groups

Deadline: 6 June 2016 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for “Support for judicial reform in Kazakhstan” in order to strengthen the rule of law and the reform of the judiciary in Kazakhstan through supporting the implementation of the national policy of humanization of the justice system. Priority Issues Enhance […] … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2017 Zayed Future Energy Prize!

Deadline: 27 June 2016 Nominations are open for the 2017 Zayed Future Energy Prize to recognize innovation, long-term vision, and leadership in renewable energy and sustainability. The Prize will meet the challenges of climate change, energy security and the environment. Objectives Doubling renewable energy Doubling energy efficiency Clean energy access Prize Ceremony The Zayed Future […] … [Read more...]

European Commission-Growth: Seeking Proposals for the Reduction of Youth Unemployment

Deadline: 30 June 2016 The European Commission-Growth is currently accepting proposals for “Reduction of youth unemployment and the setup of co-operatives” in order to support actions that would contribute to reduce youth unemployment in Europe by ensuring that cooperative form of enterprises is adequately covered in educational curricula. Focus Areas Improve knowledge of the cooperative […] … [Read more...]

European Union Support to the Georgian Competition Agency

Deadline: 22 May 2016 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations to support the Georgian Competition Agency. The objective of the project is to support the law enforcement capacity of the Competition Agency by strengthening the professional ability of its Staff to deal with rules and norms, governing the competition in Georgia, and […] … [Read more...]

Apply for Youth Opportunity Fund: Supporting NGOs Working in Innovative Ways!

Deadline: 2 May 2016 The Citi Foundation, in partnership with the America’s Promise Alliance is currently inviting applicants from United states for its Youth Opportunity Fund with a motive to help urban youth build an entrepreneurial mindset, acquire leadership, financial, and workplace skills, and begin to engage in the formal economy through a first job. The key priority of the Fund is to support nonprofits working in innovative ways to place low-income young adults on a path towards … [Read more...]

Best Climate Practices Contest 2016: Expanding Access to Climate Financing

Deadline: 30 May 2016 Best Climate Practices observatory and the International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG) are currently accepting proposals for its Best Climate Practices contest 2016 that will focus on ideas and projects designed to raise and drive financial support toward local, small-scale mitigation and adaptation actions. The focus of the 2016 contest  will be on "Expanding access to climate financing".  Focus Topics (including but not limited to) clean energy land … [Read more...]

CODESRIA’s Call for Applications: African Futures and the Futures of Childhood in Africa

Deadline: 15 July 2016 The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) is currently accepting applications for its 2016 Child and Youth Institute that will be held for two (2) weeks, from 17 to 28 October 2016 to strengthen the analytic capacities of young African researchers on issues affecting children and youth in Africa and elsewhere in the world. The institute is designed as an annual interdisciplinary forum in which participants can reflect together on a … [Read more...]

EU-Eritrea: Strengthening the Capacities of Civil Society Organisations & Local Authorities

Deadline: 30 May 2016 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its thematic programme “Civil Society Organisations and Local Authorities" to strengthen civil society organisations' and local authorities' contribution to governance and development processes. The programme is divided into two lots: LOT 1 – CSOs (EUR 950 000): To support and strengthen CSOs' capacity to perform their roles as development actors, services providers and agents … [Read more...]

EACEA Call for Proposals: Supporting Social Inclusion through Education, Training & Youth

Deadline: 30 May 2016 The European Commision in cooperation with the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) is seeking proposals will support projects in the fields of education, training and youth, which aim at upscaling and disseminating innovative good practices falling under the scope of the Declaration on Promoting citizenship and the common values of freedom, tolerance and non-discrimination through education. The programme is divided into two lots Lot 1: … [Read more...]

Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation: Seeking Proposals for Research Grants

Deadline: 1 August 2016 The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation is currently accepting proposals from any of the natural and social sciences and the humanities that promise to increase understanding of the causes, manifestations, and control of violence and aggression. Highest priority is given to research that can increase understanding and amelioration of urgent problems of violence and aggression in the modern world. The Foundation concern violence and aggression in relation to social … [Read more...]

DST-NRF Professional Development Programme 2016: Supporting Young Scientists & Professionals

Deadline: 29 April 2016 Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the National Research Foundation (NRF) has announced DST-NRF Professional Development Programme (PDP) block grant Call for 2016 in order to support the professional development of the next generation and emerging researchers. Objectives To leverage innovation and research at public Research Institutions, Science Councils and National Facilities in South Africa, through the implementation of science and technology … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Arts Research Programme for Indian Researchers & Scholars

Deadline: 11 June 2016 India Foundation for the Arts is currently accepting proposals from researchers and practitioners for its Arts Research Programme to encourage projects in Indian languages other than English, so as to contribute to discourse in particular language contexts. The Arts Research programme support scholars, researchers, and practitioners to undertake research into the various histories and expressions of artistic practices in India. It seeks to foster wider perspectives, … [Read more...]

European Union RE-INTEG: Creating a Conductive Environment for Economic & Social Development

Deadline: 15 July 2016 The European Union Emergency Trust Fund is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for “Enhancing Somalia’s responsiveness to the management and reintegration of mixed migration flows" with an aim to contribute to Somalia’s transition out of fragility by strengthening stability and security and by creating a favorable environment for the economic and social development. The programme is divided into five lots: Lot 1: Mogadishu - 12 M€ Lot 2: … [Read more...]

European and African Union Commissions Call: Supporting Research on Water-Energy-Food Nexus

Deadline: 29 April 2016 The European and African Union Commissions together with the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) are currently inviting applications from policy officers and scientists for its evidence and policy event to support research in the field of the Water-Energy-Food nexus. Goals Enhance participants skills in integrating evidence into policy-making. Create a community of practice that will continue to collaborate afterwards. Stimulate the … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Youth Week Awards 2016!

Deadline: 18 April 2016 Nominations are open for Youth Week Awards 2016, which recognise and celebrate the outstanding contributions that young people make to community and through their significant impact on others. Award Categories Change Maker – LGBTI: For young people who have created positive change in, or for, the LGBTI community. Change Maker – Cultural: For young people who have created positive change to foster cultural understanding in their community. Change Maker - … [Read more...]

Call for Projects: CBSS Project Support Facility Funding

Deadline: 8 May 2016 The Council of the Baltic States has launched a CBSS Project Support Facility (PSF) funding to co-finance the development and implementation of Baltic Sea macro-regional cooperation projects. Priority Areas Regional Identity: aims to develop and foster the concept of Baltic Sea Region identity and a sense of belonging to the Baltic Sea Region through engagement, dialogue, people-to-people contacts, macro-regional networks and multilevel governance. Sustainable … [Read more...]

EuroMarine Call for Proposals 2016: Improving the Science-Governance Interface

Deadline: 31 May 2016 European, marine science network has launched a call for proposals for its four categories of activities with a motive to improve the science-governance interface, providing expertise and transferring knowledge. The call budget will range from 100 k€ to 120 k€ depending on final EuroMarine 2016 resources and the number of proposals. Goals To support the identification and initial development of important emerging scientific topics and methodologies in marine … [Read more...]

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