Deadline: 25 April 2016 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is currently inviting the journalist from the developing countries for its small programme- Reporting Taboos. Participants will be asked to submit and develop story ideas which will be the focus of the programme. There will be an intensive workshop in London during which the participating journalists will develop and refine their story ideas and pitch them to the Thomson Reuters Foundation’s award-winning editorial team. The workshop will … [Read more...] about Reporting Taboos: Programme Targeting Journalists Working for Domestic Media in Developing Countries
Deadline: 4 April 2016 The Austrian Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs is currently inviting applications for its Intercultural Achievement Award 2016 with an aim to identify and award innovative and solution-oriented projects that operate under the umbrella of intercultural dialogue both within Austria as well as on a global scale. The projects either have to be in the process of being implemented or have already been successfully concluded. Focus … [Read more...] about Apply for Intercultural Achievement Award 2016: Inviting Individuals & Organizations!
Deadline: 24 March 2016 United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisations (UNESCO) is seeking research proposals from researchers, institutions, research consortiums and organizations to provide a global mapping of research into the assumed roles played by social media in radicalization processes in all regions. The research should also examine ongoing steps being taken to counter radicalization, and provide an in-depth analysis on their potential impact on online and offline … [Read more...] about UNESCO Call for Research Proposals: Social Media and Youth Radicalization in the Digital Age
Deadline: 15 March 2016 Rudolf Steiner Foundation (RSF) is currently accepting applications from US organizations working in the areas of social development. The RSF Seed Fund is a modest-sized fund, which is supported annually by unrestricted gifts to RSF rather than from an endowment. Focus Areas Food & Agriculture Education & the Arts Ecological Stewardship Funding available The RSF Seed Fund provides between $500 and $5,000. Eligibility Criteria US Applicants … [Read more...] about Apply for RSF Seed Fund of up to $5,000!
Deadline: Ongoing Mercy Hands for Humanitarian Aid has announced a Small Grants Program to support the Iraqi civil society and encourage local innovative ideas and solutions that tackle local community problems. Mercy Hands works in conflict torn and disaster affected areas to save lives, sustain human rights and restore a healthy community. Mercy Hands serve people in need, regardless of their religion, sect, ethnicity and/or political affiliation. Funding available Mercy Hands will grant … [Read more...] about Mercy Hands Small Grants Program: Supporting Local Solutions for Local Problems
Deadline: 21 March 2016 European Commission is seeking applications from organizations to strengthen human-rights protection in areas prioritised by EU-Georgia agreements, including the rights of minorities and vulnerable groups, internal and external oversight of law enforcement, protection of privacy, labour rights, freedom of expression and information. Objectives Improved access of minorities and vulnerable groups to non-governmental services of protection against discrimination and … [Read more...] about European Commission: Supporting the most Vulnerable and Strengthening Public Oversight!
Deadline: 29 March 2016 European Commission is seeking applications from organisations for its project entitled "Poverty Reduction through Inclusive and Sustainable Markets" (PRISM) with a motive to reduce poverty across Bangladesh by promoting sustainable pro-poor growth. The project has been designed with the objective of strengthening the skills and employability of workers in cottage and small enterprises in order to enhance their competitiveness. Challenges The project PRISM has been … [Read more...] about European Commission: Promoting Sustainable Growth across Bangladesh!
Deadline: 1 June 2016 Nominations are open for the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 2016 Ion Ratiu Democracy Award with an aim to bring visibility and international recognition to the ideas, ideals and accomplishments of individuals around the world who are working on behalf of democracy. The award expresses the deep commitment to democracy of the late Ion Ratiu through his contributions as a Romanian politician as well as his interest in democratic change worldwide. It was … [Read more...] about Nominations Open for 2016 Ion Ratiu Democracy Award: Recognizing Ideas, Ideals & Accomplishments!
Deadline: 1 May 2016 Conservation Action Research Network (CARN) is currently seeking applications for its Congo Basin Grant Program 2016 to provide competitive research grants of up to $5,000 USD for African graduate students and early career professionals. The Program will support and encourage young African scientists to conduct novel conservation research and management activities that address the critical challenges facing wildlife, biodiversity and ecosystem health in the Congo … [Read more...] about Congo Basin Grant Program 2016: Providing Competitive Research Grants of up to $5,000 USD
Deadline: 21 March 2016 The Austrian Development Agency (ADC) has announced a new grant scheme under the Organic Agriculture Support Initiative (OASI) in Armenia. The objective of the call for proposals is to improve Armenian rural livelihoods in a sustainable manner and to increase local value added of the Armenian organic producers and processors. The OASI, a project supported by the European Union with contribution from ADC, aims at further developing organic agriculture in Armenia. The … [Read more...] about Austrian Development Agency: Call for Proposals under Organic Agriculture Support Initiative