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...]

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...]

Call for Proposals: GBIF Capacity Enhancement Support Program 2016

Deadline: 11 April 2016 The Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) is accepting proposals for its 2016 Capacity Enhancement Support Programme, which seeks to enhance the long-term capacity of GBIF Participants through collaborative projects. GBIF mission is to provide free and open access to biodiversity data. The programme aims to address specific capacity needs identified by Participants by facilitating capacity transfer and collaboration at the regional and global levels. … [Read more...]

Inter-American Development Bank: Promoting Regional Public Goods in Latin America & the Caribbean

Deadline: 7 April 2016 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has announced 2016 call for Proposals under the Initiative for the Promotion of Regional Public Goods in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), which supports projects aimed at resolving shared challenges and seizing opportunities for development through regional cooperation. Cross- cutting Issues Gender equality and diversity Climate change and environmental sustainability Institutional capacity and the rule of … [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...]

Capital Magnet Fund: Serving Low-income Families and Communities across America

Deadline: 30 March 2016 The Community Development Financial Institute (CDFI), U.S. Department of Treasury is seeking applications from organisations for Capital Magnet Fund to spur investment in affordable housing and related economic development efforts that serve low-income families and low-income communities across America. The CDFI Fund was established by the Riegle Community Development and Regulatory Improvement Act of 1994, as a bipartisan initiative. Through the Capital Magnet Fund, … [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...]

New Zealand Development Scholarships for Candidates from Selected Developing Countries!

Deadline: 15 April 2016 Applicants are invited for New Zealand Development Scholarships (NZDS) funded by the New Zealand Government’s international aid and development programme. They are managed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. New Zealand Development Scholarships (NZDS) give candidates from selected developing countries an opportunity to gain knowledge and skills through study in specific subject areas which will assist in the development of their home country. Awardees are … [Read more...]

NextWorldNow Community Investments: Collaborative Contributions to Community Wellbeing

Deadline: 1 July 2016 NextWorldNow Community Investments is accepting applications for its 2016 funding program. NextWorldNow believes that communities throughout the world can work together in an informed way to improve the well-being of each community. The program is designed for individuals who share a view of a larger self, have decided that they have enough means to live comfortable lives, and want to share their resources with others in a creative and smart way. Goals The Program seeks … [Read more...]

Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund: 2016 Scholarships Programme for Higher Education

Deadline: 18 March 2016 Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund (ICDF) is accepting applications for Higher Secondary Scholarship program 2016. The TaiwanICDF provides scholarships for higher education and has developed undergraduate, graduate and Ph.D. programs in cooperation with renowned partner universities in Taiwan. Eligible Counties Asia pacific: Fiji, India, Indonesia, Kiribati, Laos, Malaysia, Marshall Islands ,Burma (Myanmar), Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals 2016 for Mexico-Prosperity Fund: Promoting Economic Reform & Development in Partner Countries

Deadline: 5 February 2016 The British Embassy Mexico City has announced Prosperity Fund to promote economic reform and development needed for growth in partner countries. The priorities will include improving the business climate, competitiveness and operation of markets, energy and financial sector reform, and increasing the ability of partner countries to tackle corruption. The core aims of the Prosperity Fund are to support sustainable economic growth leading to a reduction in poverty in … [Read more...]

GIST Tech-I Competition in Sectors of Agriculture, ICT, Health & Energy for Individuals in Developing Countries

Deadline: 15 January 2016 Are you a scientist? An entrepreneur? A researcher? An innovator? A student? Or are you just someone who has a great idea or startup company and are looking to change the world?  If yes, GIST Tech-I Competition is for you! Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) is currently inviting applications for its GIST Tech-I Competition. It is an annual competition for science and technology entrepreneurs from emerging economies worldwide. The GIST Tech-I … [Read more...]

2017 Ford Motor Company International Fellowships

Deadline: 30 June 2016 The 2017 Ford Motor Company International Fellowship is accepting applications from community leaders who are living and working in: Brazil, People’s Republic of China, India, Israel, Mexico, Russian Federation, Ukraine and the United States of America (only from Detroit, Michigan). During the intensive two-week residency, Ford Fellows take classes in areas including nonprofit management strategy and leadership training with Columbia University’s Picker Center for … [Read more...]

IUCN Small Grants for Purchase of Nature

Deadline: 1 May 2016 The International Union for Conservation of Nature Netherlands (IUCN NL) accepts grant applications each year from local NGOs in Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico, Nicaragua and other countries for its program Small Grants for the Purchase of Nature (SPN). The fund is provided to purchase threatened nature, create safe reserves and connect wildlife habitats for endangered species. Best proposals from the most capable local NGOs are selected each year for the grants. SPN focuses on … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Regional Human Rights and Democracy Activity in Targeted Countries in Central America

Deadline: 28 January 2016 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is currently seeking applications for a cooperative agreement from eligible U.S. and Non-U.S. organizations for the Regional Human Rights and Democracy Activity program. The aim of the program is to strengthen the human rights protection system in targeted countries in Central America including- El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. This Activity will also support discrete interventions in Mexico and … [Read more...]

Romanian Government Scholarships 2016-2017 for non EU Countries

Deadline: 15 March 2016 Romanian State to foreign citizens through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is currently inviting applications for the 85 scholarships program for under- and post-graduate studies in Romania. Scholarship Covers Free-of-charge tuition, Free-of-charge accommodation Financial support 65 EURO per month, for the under-graduate students. 75 EURO per month, for post-graduate students (master degrees and specialization). 85 EURO per month, for post graduate … [Read more...]

2nd ERANet-LAC Joint Call 2015-2016 on Research & Innovation for Europe, Latin-America & Caribbean Countries

Deadline: 10 March 2016 European Commission is currently inviting applications for its 2nd ERANet-LAC Joint Call 2015-2016. The aim of the Programme is to start new, sustainable and multilateral research cooperation between researchers from Europe, Latin-America and the Caribbean countries. The fundamental principles of the call guiding the selection of projects to be funded are: Transparency.:The process for reaching funding decisions will be clearly described and available to any … [Read more...]

Monsanto Fund: Improving Lives in Farming Communities

Applications Open: 1 January 2016 Deadline: 28 February 2016 The Monsanto Fund is inviting applicants in order to improve the lives of farming communities around the world – as well as supporting the communities. The Monsanto Fund accepts grant proposals for programs outside of the U.S. in the following areas: Providing basic education support designed to improve education in farming communities around the world, including supporting schools, libraries, science centers, farmer … [Read more...]

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