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Food & Business Applied Research Fund: Apply to win up to 300,000 Euros

Deadline: 5 July 2016 The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) is currently seeking applications for its Food & Business Applied Research Fund (ARF), providing grants to applied research contributing to innovation for food security and private sector development in the 15 partner countries of Dutch development cooperation. ARF aims at promoting research supported innovations that are readily applicable and contribute to the enhancement of sustainable food security for the … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State Bureau of PRM: NGO Programs Benefiting Refugees & Asylum Seekers

Deadline: 22 April 2016 U.S. Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM) is seeking proposals from organisations for its NGO programs to provide benefits to refugees and asylum seekers in Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Region. Funding Information Applicants may submit multi-year proposals with activities and budgets that do not exceed three years (36 months) from the proposed start date. Project proposals must be under $5,000,000per year per country … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Midwives4all Prize 2016: Saving the Lives of Mothers, New born & Families!

Deadline: 6 April 2016 International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) is currently inviting applicants for its Midwives4all Prize 2016 with a motive to increase the visibility of their good work in saving the lives of mothers, new born and families. The Midwives4all Prize, a certificate of recognition, is awarded to an exceptional midwife who has demonstrated her/his achievements as a change-agent in the midwifery profession through education, provision of services, regulation, research, … [Read more...]

Making All Voices Count: Joint Initiative to Support Civil Society Groups

Applications to be submitted before April 2016 Making All Voices Count (MAVC) is currently inviting applications for its Joint Initiative to Support Civil Society Groups. MAVC is a global initiative that supports innovative and tech-focused approaches to addressing governance issues. Objectives With this call, MAVC is seeking innovative civil society-led projects that can contribute to: the shaping of OGP National Action Plans and their commitments. the implementation of OGP National … [Read more...]

Apply for YSEALI Professional Fellows Program: Strengthening Leadership Development & Networking!

Deadline: 15 April 2016 The Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative is currently seeking applications for its YSEALI Professional Fellows Program, provide participants a month-long fellowship at U.S.-based non-profit or other organizations, government offices or legislative bodies. Fellows will work with community leaders to enhance their practical expertise, leadership skills and professional contacts to address issues in their home communities. YSEALI Professionals will have five-week … [Read more...]

UNESCO/ Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2016

Deadline: 30 April 2016 Applicants are invited to apply for UNESCO/POLAND Co-Sponsored Research Fellowships Programme whose aim is to promote human resource capacities in the developing countries and to enhance international understanding and friendship among nations and the people of Poland. The fellowship will be an opportunity to undertake an individual research programme in the field of Science, Technology and Engineering. Eligible Countries Africa: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina … [Read more...]

Common Fund for Commodities: 8th Call for Proposals to support Business Activities

Deadline: 30 April 2016 The Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) is seeking applications for its 8th Call for Proposals to support of commodity development activities in eligible countries. The CFC seeks to support business activities in the field of commodity development, including agriculture, minerals and metals in Developing Countries. Objectives Social: Create employment (particularly for youth and women), provide sustained increase in household incomes, reduce poverty, and enhance … [Read more...]

Asia-Europe Foundation: Journalists’ Workshop on “Asia-Europe Digital Connectivity”

Deadline: 14 March 2016 The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) is inviting applicants for ASEF Journalists’ Workshop on “Asia-Europe Digital Connectivity” to provide an opportunity for 20 journalists to come together to share their professional media experiences and perspectives from national and regional levels, in a direct exchange with their regional counterparts.  It is a two day event which will be held from 7-11 May 2016 in Guangzhou, China. This workshop will be a platform for the … [Read more...]

Submit Your Innovative Ideas for World of Food Innovation Challenge!

Deadline: 1 May 2016 The Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) is seeking applications for its World of Food Innovation Challenge. The YSEALI Innovation Challenge will consider innovative technology solutions that are most likely to have a positive impact on agriculture, aquaculture and fisheries. Applicants can submit their innovative technology ideas to boost regional food security for a chance to join other young leaders on a weeklong training in Singapore and to participate in … [Read more...]

Nagao Natural Environment Foundation Research Grants 2016: Supporting Academic & Scientific Research

Deadline: 18 April 2016 Nagao Natural Environment Foundation (NEF) is seeking applications from Asia- Pacific researchers for its Research Grant Programme 2016. The Programme 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 for individual researchers, but not for groups/teams, to enhance … [Read more...]

UNESCO World Heritage Youth Forum 2016: Deepening Youth Knowledge and Understanding!

Deadline: 25 March 2016 United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) is seeking applications from young people for its World Heritage Youth Forum 2016 entitled “At the Crossroads of Multi-Layered Heritage” that will  be held from 29 June, 2016 - 12 July, 2016. The Forum will provide the opportunity to exchange ideas, broaden their outlook and contribute to the discussions and immerse in topics such as urban life and its culture, natural landscape, importance and … [Read more...]

Three Grant Programs by Disability Rights Fund: Apply for Round One!

The Disability Rights Fund (DRF) is seeking applications for its three grant programs to strengthen the participation of Disabled Persons’ Organizations (DPOs) in the advancement of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). DRF supports Disabled Persons Organizations in the developing world to take the lead in advocating for the human rights of persons with disabilities at local and national levels, utilizing … [Read more...]

National Coalition Funding Stream: Supporting Advancement of Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities!

Deadline: 14 March 2016 The National Coalition Funding Stream supports advancement of the CRPD at national levels through lobbying for legislative changes (including but not limited to CRPD ratification), monitoring and reporting on implementation of the CRPD or other international human rights mechanisms, or following up on the recommendations made by UN human rights mechanisms to States in regard to implementation of the rights of persons with disabilities (PWDs). In addition, this funding … [Read more...]

Mid-Level Coalition Funding Stream: Supporting Civil Society and Addressing the Rights of PWDs

Deadline: 14 March 2016 The Mid-Level Coalition Funding Stream supports civil society coalitions at sub-national levels to ensure that national legislation and policy addressing the rights of PWDs is implemented at these levels, including through establishment of budgets. In addition, this funding stream supports sub-national level coalitions to advocate that sub-national development programs, policies and plans are inclusive of persons with disabilities and to ensure that efforts to implement … [Read more...]

Small Grants Funding Stream: Strengthening the Capacity of Persons with Disability

Deadline: 14 March 2016 The Small Grants Funding Stream helps organizations to build a broader movement to advance the CRPD at state and local levels.  Organizations can use funds from DRF to strengthen the capacity of persons with disabilities (PWDs) to participate more actively in decision-making processes in CRPD implementation and monitoring or to advocate for the advancement of rights defined in specific articles of the CRPD. In addition, this funding stream supports DPOs to participate … [Read more...]

CEPF Small Grants to Wallacea Biodiversity Hotspot: Supporting Biodiversity Conservation!

Deadline: 3 March 2016 The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) investment in the Wallacea Biodiversity Hotspot has jointly announced a call for proposals from civil society organizations to submit Letters of Inquiry (LOIs) to support biodiversity conservation in the region of Indonesia and Timor-Leste. The fundamental goal is to ensure civil society is engaged in biodiversity conservation. Goals Strengthening the ability of civil society to integrate biodiversity conservation into … [Read more...]

Be a Part of Young Scientist Support Program 2016! Build Your Capacity in Climate Science

Deadline: 28 February 2016 The APEC Climate Center (APCC) is currently inviting applicants for its Young Scientist Support Program (YSSP) 2016 that aims to help build capacity in the field of climate science and help increase the application of climate science by utilizing the most advanced scientific knowledge to enhance the socio-economic well-being of member economies and partners around the world. Research Themes Production of climate data and information by operating a real-time … [Read more...]

Apply for UNICEF Innovation Fund of up to US$100,000: Open Source Technology Solutions for Children!

Deadline: 26 February 2016 The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is seeking applications for its open source technology solutions that address the most pressing challenges faced by children and young people. UNICEF works with governments, civil society organizations, and other organizations around the world to advance children’s rights to survival, protection, health, development and participation and is guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Eligible … [Read more...]

United States Mission to ASEAN: Science and Technology Fellowship for Residents of ASEAN Member State

Deadline: 21 February 2016 Are you a scientist from ASEAN? Are you interested in driving policy debates and data-based decision making to address the most pressing regional and national level challenges? Would you like to expand your professional network within ASEAN and to learn first hand how ASEAN works on issues related to S&T? If you answered yes to these questions, the year-long ASEAN Science and Technology Fellowship may be for you! United States Mission to ASEAN is seeking … [Read more...]

Asian Women In Business Scholarship Fund 2016: Be the Next Generation of Leaders

Deadline: 1 October 2016 Applications are open for the Asian Women In Business (AWIB) Scholarship that encourages and promotes their scholarship, leadership, community service or entrepreneurship. The AWIB Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to students who have the attributes to be the next generation of leaders. AWIB is the only non-profit, tax-exempt organization in the country with the primary mission of assisting Asian women entrepreneurs. Eligible Countries Bangladesh, Bhutan, … [Read more...]

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