AMR DxC Autumn School: Inviting PhD Students of British/Indian Universities

Deadline: 11 October 2015 Autumn School is inviting applicants for a pilot event to the main AMR DxC Competition, hosting an AMR DxC Autumn School in Edinburgh aimed at PhD students at British and Indian universities. Grab the chance to attend a high profile series of seminars, and discuss with international AMR experts, themes around AMR, diagnostics, innovation, interdisciplinary thinking, international collaboration and AMR DxC. The Autumn School coincides with other AMR events in Scotland … [Read more...]

Education for Sustainable Energy Development Scholarships for Master’s Level

Deadline: 7 March 2014 Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership is accepting applications from Masters level students for 'Education for Sustainable Energy Development (ESED) scholarship' 2014. ESED scholarship aims to support outstanding students pursuing advanced studies in sustainable energy development and to encourage meaningful contributions to the collective body of knowledge about this subject. The scholarships amount US$ 23,000 per year for up to two years are offered under ESED … [Read more...]

How to Raise Money for an Individual or Family in Need

We often receive requests at FundsforNGOs to support individuals, families or groups who are in need. It is a common problem around the world that cannot be solved by forming an organisation and applying for foreign grants. In these situations are more urgent and local solution needs to be found. People and families can fall into hardship for all kinds of reasons. From a poor harvest to having to pay medical bills, to an accident to natural disaster, life can cause serious problems for people … [Read more...]

In-house Event – Reality loves visionaries

Deadline- 1 October 2013 In-house Event is being organized  for which the theme is "reality loves visionaries". This event will be held in Ludwigshafen & Heidelberg, Germany from October 28 and 29, 2013. The agenda includes presentations on various topics from different fields of business and the chance to access detailed information about BASF’s areas of business at the company’s especially set up “market places”. How to apply? To participate in this event, please send application … [Read more...]

Apply now for HOPE XXL Peace Panorama

Deadline- 25 August 2013 Candidates around the world are invited to take part in HOPE XXL Peace Panorama which will be conducted in Hague from 18 - 21 September 2013. Objective- Bring together students and young people from across the world Inspire participants with an amazing program in the Hague, the international city of peace and justice, at the time of 100th anniversary celebrations of peace palace Create international dialogue about peace, conflict resolution and … [Read more...]

A List of Upcoming Conferences that NGOs can attend

International conferences are platforms that not only provide opportunities to network with like-minded individuals and organizations, but also entry-points for NGOs to explore funding partnerships with donors. Many of these conferences are attended by international donors actively looking for organizations that can benefit from their funding. Often these gatherings lead to successful NGO-donor collaborations. We have selected a list of upcoming conferences, training programs and short-term … [Read more...]

UNFCCC’s Momentum for Change: Calling for Activities supporting Urban Poor

Deadline: 5 July 2013 The United Nations Climate Change secretariat is calling for activities for selection under Momentum for Change: Urban Poor. Momentum for Change: Urban Poor celebrates activities which address climate change and improve livelihoods and living conditions in urban areas of developing countries and is implemented with the generous support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The Momentum for Change Advisory Panel will select a small number of lighthouse activities to … [Read more...]

Request for Proposals: Coordinating institution for PMNCH Knowledge Summaries, 2013-2014

Deadline- 31 May 2013 Proposals are accepted for Progress in women's and children's health (PMNCH) coordinating institution to oversee Knowledge Summary production in 2013- 2014. This program is supported by World Health Organization (WHO). The objective of this program is to regularly produces Knowledge Summaries by synthesizing the scientific evidence – on topics related to women’s and children’s health – in a clear, concise, and user-friendly format. By presenting the latest evidence on a … [Read more...]

United Nations University Institute for Sustainability and Peace: Renewable Energy Course

The United Nations University Institute for Sustainability and Peace (UNU-ISP), Tokyo under the UN-CECAR (University Network for Climate and Ecosystems Change Adaptation Research) is organizing the 'Renewable Energy Course' (RE). Limited competitive fellowships are available for deserving candidates from developing countries. The course runs for four weeks from 25 February 2013 to 23 March 2013. The courses focus on the science, technology, economics and policies on renewable energy. Students … [Read more...]

Global Power Shift in Istanbul: A new international climate change movement You can Apply to Participate

Global Power Shift is an event which will bring together hundreds of climate leaders from around to world to begin a new phase in the international climate movement. It will be held from June 10-17, 2013 in Istanbul, Turkey. You can apply to attend this event. The event is part of the Phase 1 activity where over 500 young grassroots activists and leaders will gather to meet, train, share skills and stories, and prepare for the next phase of the global climate movement. In the Phase 2, these … [Read more...]

Opportunity to Participate as the “Leaders of Tomorrow” in the St. Gallen Symposium, Switzerland

The 43rd St. Gallen Symposium will be held from 2-3 May 2013 at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. There is an opportunity for an expenses covered participation for students as 'Leaders of Tomorrow' at this symposium through the Student Essay Competition. Students enter into a challenging exchange of ideas with today’s global leaders about the pressing economic and societal questions of our time. Competitors are invited to submit their thoughts and visions on the theme of the St. Gallen … [Read more...]

YCSRR Africa: Building Youth Leadership Call for Applications

The Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights (YCSRR) is organizing the Africa Regional Training for Sexual and Reproductive Rights Advocates to build knowledge of youth activists on the International Conference on Population and Development Programme of Action (ICPD PoA) and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) review processes on regional and international levels, and assess how their commitments have been implemented at the country level. The training will be held from February … [Read more...]

Applications invited for Global Youth Summit 2012 Event-Global Changemakers

Deadline- 15 July 2012 Countries/Region- All Countries Global Changemakers seeking applications for Global Youth Summit 2012 around the world which will be held in UK. Eligibility- Social entrepreneurs, community activists and volunteers aged 16-21 on 25 November 2012 Applicants must be able to make themselves available in the UK from 25 November to 1 December They must not have taken part in any previous Global Changemakers summits They must be able to communicate comfortably in … [Read more...]

Workshop on Gender, Empowerment and Conflict in South Asia-Making Women Count for Peace

The Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) is starting a research project on study gender, empowerment and conflict in South Asia.The research is being carried out in Northeast India and Nepal. The aim of the project is to study and raise awareness about women’s empowerment and participation in governance and politics, with a focus on the challenges faced by women working in conflict settings. The research findings should be of direct relevance not only to academics and policy-makers, but also to … [Read more...]

Info Session by Atlas corps – Global Service: Benefits, Opportunities & You

Event : Tuesday, May 8, 2012 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM (ET)   at   Washington, DC ATLAS Corps is organizing event "How Can Your Organization Benefit from Global Service? " on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM (ET) at Washington, DC.  Atlas Corps is an international network of nonprofit leaders and organizations that promotes innovation, cooperation, and solutions to address the world’s 21st century challenges. Join Atlas Corps staff and Fellows for coffee, tea, and to learn how your … [Read more...]

AIDS United Cash Grant of $25,000 and Support for Participation in the XIX International AIDS Conference

AIDS United has announced the funding opportunity for NGOs globally to apply for the 2012 Innovative Strategy Award for Access and Retention in HIV/AIDS Care. The award provides a cash grant of $25,000 and full support for one organizational representative to attend the XIX International AIDS Conference in Washington, DC, USA. The awardee will share their story and strategy with the HIV/AIDS community and public health field at a reception in their honor. The awardee will be provided with … [Read more...]

Call for application Global Security Seminar: Reporting on terrorism and global security

Deadline: 31 May 2012 Thomson Reuters Foundation announce call for application to take part in a major three-day seminar in Istanbul, Turkey from 12 – 14 November 2012 titled  "Reporting on Terrorism and Global Security" . this seminar will will bring together security experts, authoritative commentators and journalists for a series of lively presentations and debates. The seminar will look critically at the role of the media and how journalists can avoid being exploited by terrorists to help … [Read more...]

UNITAR QCPR Series IV Workshop: Findings of Surveys of Key Stakeholders

Workshop Date :  02 May 2012 , 22 June 2012, 28 September 2012 Location : New York, NY, United States The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)  an autonomous body within the United Nations system, announce the "workshop on QCPR Series IV: finding of surveys of Key Stakeholders. The Quadrennial Comprehensive Policy Review (QCPR) is the mechanism through which the General Assembly assesses the effectiveness, efficiency, coherence and impact of UN operational … [Read more...]

UNITAR Workshop : Rio Preparation Forum Briefing- Connectedness and Sustainability

Date of Event : 04 May 2012 Deadline for registration: 2 May 2012 Location : New York, United States The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)  an autonomous body within the United Nations system, announce to organize the briefing workshop  "Rio Preparation Forum Briefing: Connectedness and Sustainability"  in cooperation with Digital Energy Sustainable Solutions Campagin (DESSC. In this workshop, UNITAR and DESSC will therefore explore how ICT and social media … [Read more...]

Information Session on Call for Proposals invited at Civil Society Facility Partnership Programmes

The European Commission, DG Enlargement, Regional Programmes invites call for proposals at Civil Society Facility Partnership Programmes for CSOs at Charlemagne Building, Rue de la Loi 170, Brussels in JEAN DURIEUX (ground floor) on  24th February, 2012. The organizations interested in participating in the call for proposals may participate in person or on-line through live streaming in the information session. The seats are limited to 100 and places will be allocated on first-come-first-serve … [Read more...]