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...] about Call for Proposals: GBIF Capacity Enhancement Support Program 2016
Deadline: 15 April 2016 The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) is currently inviting applicants from ACU member universities for its Early Career Academic Grants 2016. Applications will be strengthened by the applicant providing evidence of the submission/acceptance of a paper or poster, or other communication with the conference organisers. Eligible Countries Australasia: Australia, New Zealand Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, … [Read more...] about Call for Applications: ACU Early Career Academic Grants 2016
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...] about UNESCO World Heritage Youth Forum 2016: Deepening Youth Knowledge and Understanding!
Deadline: 1 March 2016 The New England Biolabs Foundation is seeking letters of inquiry (LOIs) from community-based nonprofit organizations. The Program encourages proposal for community-based projects in settings where small grants can make a big impact. The Program’s mission is to foster community-based conservation of landscapes and seascapes and the biocultural diversity found in these places. Objectives Creating and/or ensuring effective management and governance of protected areas, … [Read more...] about New England Biolabs Foundation: Submit LOIs for Small Grants Program!
Deadline: 28 February 2016 Landesa Rural Development Institute (LRDI) is currently seeking applications for six weeks long Women's Land Rights Visiting Professionals program, to support motivated professionals to enhance their ability to improve women’s land rights in the developing world. The Program seeks to cultivate a network of qualified professionals from around the world who are strongly committed to securing women’s land rights at local, national, and international levels. The … [Read more...] about Landesa Rural Development Institute: 2016 Women’s Land Rights Visiting Professionals Program
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...] about Apply for UNICEF Innovation Fund of up to US$100,000: Open Source Technology Solutions for Children!
Deadline: 28 March 2016 The MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity (FRP) is seeking proposals for its 2016 Innovation Competition. The competitions are destined for financial service providers such as banks, microfinance institutions, insurance companies and agribusinesses who may wish to apply for support. The three principles guiding The MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity are: Impact: Projects should have a positive effect on the lives of rural poor people through … [Read more...] about The MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity: Seeking Proposals for the 2016 Innovation Competition
Deadline: 31 March 2016 The East Africa Social Science Translation (EASST) is currently inviting applications for its EASST Visiting Fellowship 2016-2017. The Fellowship seeks to equip East African social scientists with the skills needed to carry out rigorous evaluations of economic development programs. Eligible Countries Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, or Uganda. Benefits Small grants of up to $10,000 will be provided to fellows who return to their home institution, to hold … [Read more...] about 2016-2017 EASST Visiting Fellowship Program for Selected East African Social Scientists
Deadline: 26 February 2016 The Land Portal Foundation is seeking applications for its LEGEND Challenge Fund to support the development and testing of innovative approaches and partnerships for strengthening land governance, with a specific focus on piloting approaches to responsible land-related investments. The Fund has two concurrent “windows” through which applicants can apply for grants: Window 1: Responsible Land-Based Agricultural Investments Window 2: Open … [Read more...] about UK Department for International Development: LEGEND Challenge Fund of up to £750,000 to Improve Land Rights
Deadline: 15 February 2016 The British High Commission Pretoria has announced a Prosperity Fund over the next 5 years to promote the economic reform and development needed for growth in partner countries. The Funding 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 Fund will primarily be focused on ODA eligible middle income countries, … [Read more...] about Southern Africa Prosperity Fund 2016/17 to Promote Economic Reform & Development