Bureau of ECA: Inviting Applicants for Emerging Young Leaders Award

Deadline: 1 June 2016 The Office of Citizen Exchanges, Youth Programs Division, of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) is seeking applications for the FY 2016 Emerging Young Leaders Award (EYL) to honor and support international youth that have done exceptional work to create positive and impactful social change in challenging environments. EYL […] … [Read more...]

How to undertake strategic planning for your NGO

Someone has rightly said that without a plan, a goal is only a wish. In the context of your NGO also, it holds true. Despite having a mission and a vision, an organization might be going on a path to nowhere, as these are very broad statements, and do not provide a clear direction, or […] … [Read more...]

NIH Director’s New Innovator Awards Program: Supporting Early stage Investigators

Deadline: 9 September 2016 The National Institutes of Health (NIH), an agency of Department of Health and Human Services is seeking applications for its NIH Director’s New Innovator Awards that is an initiative to support a small number of early stage investigators of exceptional creativity who propose bold and highly innovative new research approaches that […] … [Read more...]

Applications Open for the Humanitarian Water and Food Awards 2016

Deadline: 12 June 2016 Applications are open for the Humanitarian Water and Food Awards (WAF Awards) that acknowledges and promotes sustainable initiatives all over the world that help to bring water clean air and food to those who need them most. The award wants to bring exceptional pioneers in the areas of food air and […] … [Read more...]

The Green Talents Competition on Sustainable Development

Deadline: 24 May 2016 The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is currently inviting young researchers from around the world to participate in Green Talents Competition 2016.The award  honours 25 young researchers from around the world each year. The prestigious Green Talents programme offers the unique opportunity to become part of an exceptional […] … [Read more...]

Apply for International ReSource Award 2016 to Enhance Resilience in Water Management!

Deadline: 30 April 2016 The Swiss Re Foundation is seeking proposals for its International ReSource Award 2016 to support social entrepreneurial initiatives addressing water-related challenges with new and innovative approaches. The ReSource Award is focused on social entrepreneurial approaches applied to water-related social and/or ecological issues. Award Information: In addition to the USD 20 000 […] … [Read more...]

Bureau Of Educational and Cultural Affairs: Pan Africa Youth Leadership Program

Deadline: 23 May 2016 Department of State Bureau Of Educational and Cultural Affairs is seeking applications from eligible organisations for the Pan Africa Youth Leadership Program that began in FY2013 and supports the Department's goals of fostering regional cooperation on the continent in addition to nurturing young leaders. The program offers secondary school youth (ages 15-18) and a small number of adult educators from countries in Sub-Saharan Africa the opportunity to engage in intensive, … [Read more...]

Bureau Of Educational and Cultural Affairs: Youth Leadership Program with Burma

Deadline: 31 May 2016 The Office of Citizen Exchanges, Youth Programs Division, of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs is seeking proposals from public and private non-profit organizations for FY 2016 Youth Leadership Program with Burma to conduct three- to four-week U.S.-based exchange programs for teenagers and adult educators. Participants will be high-school-aged youth and adult educators. Applicants should plan to provide U.S.-based programming for 17-18 youth and 2-3 adult … [Read more...]

USDA/NIFA: Inviting Applicants for Food Safety Outreach Competitive Grants Program

Deadline: 2 June 2016 The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), an agency of U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is inviting applicants for Food Safety Outreach Competitive Grants Program to support projects that encourage those from local communities, community based- and non-governmental organizations, universities, extension and state and federal agencies to develop and implement food safety outreach programs that facilitate the integration of Food Safety Modernization Act … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Afghanistan: Youth Debate Training and Competition

Deadline: 20 June 2016 The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan is seeking proposals from eligible organizations for Youth Debate Training and Competition intending Afghan youth to develop skills required for successful civic engagement (e.g., public speaking, critical thinking, team-building, in-depth research) through formal debate training and competition. Funding Information The Base Period award floor and ceiling are set at $70,000 and $100,000. … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Afghanistan: Model United Nations Conference in Kabul

Deadline: 16 June 2016 Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan is seeking proposals from eligible organisations for a Model United Nations (UN) Conference in Kabul, Afghanistan intending Afghan youth to develop important skills including public speaking, English language, critical thinking, and conflict resolution that are critical to Afghanistan’s national development and for students’ academic successes. The Model UN Conference in Kabul is intended to help … [Read more...]

USAID Broad Agency Announcement for Global Health Challenges

Deadline: 13 May 2016 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through its Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) is inviting applicants for USAID Global Health Challenges to seek opportunities to co-create, co-design, coinvest, and collaborate in the research, development, piloting, testing, and scaling of innovative, practical and cost-effective interventions to address the most pressing problems in global health. It is to generate novel tools and approaches that accelerate … [Read more...]

USAID/DR Climate Risk Reduction Activity: Promoting Implementations of Interventions

Deadline: 12 May 2016 The United States Agency for International Development in Dominican Republic(USAID/DR) is seeking applications from local Non-U.S. organisations to fund an activity entitled "Climate Risk Reduction" that seeks to promote the implementation of locally appropriate, cost-effective and affordable on-the-ground interventions to mitigate Global Climate Change adaptation related problems related to flooding, sewage treatment, and water supply, as well as to share lessons which … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Youth Week Awards 2016!

Deadline: 18 April 2016 Nominations are open for Youth Week Awards 2016, which recognise and celebrate the outstanding contributions that young people make to community and through their significant impact on others. Award Categories Change Maker – LGBTI: For young people who have created positive change in, or for, the LGBTI community. Change Maker – Cultural: For young people who have created positive change to foster cultural understanding in their community. Change Maker - … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: UK-Malaysia Joint Health Research in Non-Communicable Diseases

Deadline: 20 April 2016 The UK Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Academy of Science, Malaysia (ASM) are currently inviting proposals to the UK-Malaysia Joint Health Research Call on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) through the Newton-Ungku Omar Fund. This initiative will provide funding for UK-Malaysian collaborative research projects focused on non-communicable diseases in Malaysia. Funding Available The award of up to £2m of MRC funding available for this scheme, and up to £2m from … [Read more...]

USAID: Seeking Applications for Development Food Assistance Projects

Deadline: 13 June 2016 The U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Office of Food for Peace (FFP) is seeking applications from U.S. and non-U.S. nonprofit organizations for funding for program entitled “Development Food Assistance Projects” for Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia and Liberia. Through FFP, USAID supports multi-year development food assistance projects to reduce hunger and extreme poverty in vulnerable populations by addressing the underlying causes of chronic food … [Read more...]

Wellcome Trust Pathfinder Awards: Catalyse Innovative Development Projects in areas of Unmet Medical Need

Deadline: 20 June 2016 The Wellcome Trust is currently seeking applications for the Pathfinder Awards, funding innovative discrete pilot studies to develop assets and de-risk future development. Priority Areas Priorities for Pathfinder Award funding include (in no particular order): discrete high-quality experiments to demonstrate proof-of-concept data assay development IP development for a critical experiment to validate IP (in strong cases) stimulating product development that … [Read more...]

EU-Blue Technology Grant Call for Proposals: Transfer of innovative solutions to sea basin economies

Deadline: 30 September 2016 The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME), under the powers delegated by the European Commission, has launched a call for proposals with a view to concluding grant agreements to accelerate the transfer of innovative technological solutions to sea basin economies, under Blue Technology grant Programme. This call is launched in accordance with the 2016 Work Programme for the Implementation of the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund … [Read more...]

EPA Source Reduction Assistance Grant Program: Supporting Pollution Prevention

Deadline: 6 June 2016 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is inviting applicants for FY 2016 and FY 2017 Source Reduction Assistance Grant Program to support pollution prevention through source reduction and resource conservation work. In FY 2016 and FY 2017, nine out of the ten EPA Regional Pollution Prevention Program Offices are announcing a two-year grant competition cycle to support two-year SRA agreements. Priority Areas Climate Change Mitigation/Prevention of Greenhouse … [Read more...]

Public Affairs Section: Afghanistan-Pakistan Partnership Summit

Deadline: 14 June 2016 The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan is seeking proposals from eligible organisations for Afghanistan-Pakistan Partnership Summit to support at least 18 and up to 30 participants, approximately 15 from Afghanistan and 15 from Pakistan, with equal representation from the two countries, who will discuss areas of future cooperation between the two countries in specific sectors of interest. Goals Promote regional integration by … [Read more...]

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