NATO’s Science for Peace and Security Grant: Enhancing Cooperation based on Scientific Research

Deadline: 15 May 2016 The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is currently accepting applications for its Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme, a policy tool that enhances cooperation and dialogue with all partners, based on scientific research, innovation, and knowledge exchange. The SPS Programme provides funding, expert advice, and support to security-relevant activities jointly developed by a NATO member and partner country. The SPS Programme promotes civil, … [Read more...]

Call for Research Proposals: Biomarkers for Nutrition and Health

Deadline: 19 April 2016 The Joint Programming Initiative "A Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life" (JPI HDHL) together with the European Commission has launched a new joint transnational call for research proposals for "Biomarkers for Nutrition and Health (BioNH)" using the ERA-NET Cofund instrument. The call will focus on the identification and validation of biomarkers that are modulated by diet and that indicate a change in health status and/or the risk of developing diet-related diseases. The … [Read more...]

Applications Open for IDRC Doctoral Research Awards 2016: Improving the Lives of People in Developing World

Deadline: 18 May 2016 ​International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is currently accepting applications for the IDRC Doctoral Research Awards 2016, to promote the growth of Canadian and developing country capacity in research to improve the lives of people in the developing world. Thematic Priorities Agriculture and Environment Inclusive Economies Technology and Innovation Award Information The award will cover justifiable field research expenses up to CA$20,000. Eligibility … [Read more...]

Apply for Mama Cash 2016 Grants: Supporting Initiatives Led by Women!

Deadline: 31 May 2016 Applications are open for Mama Cash 2016 Grants that support ambitious feminist and women's rights organisations and initiatives led by and for women, girls and trans people. The Mama Cash was the first international women’s fund in the world and is still alive and kicking. For 2016, Mama Cash expects to approve grants to approximately 20 new groups, in addition to the planned renewal grants to current grantee-partners. Focus Areas Mama Cash supports groups and … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: European Journalism Centre’s Innovative Development Reporting Grants

Deadline: 7 September 2016 The European Journalism Centre (EJC) is currently inviting journalists for its Innovative Development Reporting (IDR) Grant programme. The Grant is supported by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The project aims to reward quality journalism and advance a new and distinctive agenda for development coverage through awarding funding to a selection of state-of-the-art reporting projects of great impact and high visibility. Award Information $1,785,000 will be awarded … [Read more...]

Law Foundation of Ontario: 2016 Access to Justice Fund

Deadline: 1 April 2016 The Law Foundation of Ontario (LFO) inviting non-profit organizations across Canada for its Access to Justice Fund (ATJF) for projects addressing legal needs. The LFO was the third Canadian jurisdiction to create a law foundation. British Columbia was first in 1969, followed by Saskatchewan in 1971. As of 2001, all Canadian provinces and territories had law foundations in place. Through granting and collaboration foundation invest in knowledge and services that help … [Read more...]

ERA-HDHL Call for Joint Transnational Research Proposals: Biomarkers for Nutrition and Health

Deadline: 19 April 2016 The JPI HDHL together with the European Commission is currently inviting Research Proposals on the topic “Biomarkers for Nutrition and Health (BioNH)”. The Joint Programming Initiative “A Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life” (JPI HDHL) has been established to coordinate research in the areas of food, diet, physical activity and health in order to achieve tangible societal and health impact and to strengthen European leadership and competitiveness in this … [Read more...]

Apply for Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships: Get Scholarships worth £4,000!

Deadline: 1 May 2016 Applications are open for the Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships (SSS) programme. The scholarships are designed to support the promotion of Scotland as a learning nation and a science nation and targeted at the priority sectors of creative industries, life sciences, technology, financial services and renewable and clean energy. Priority Subject Areas Architecture Arts and Humanities Clean and Renewable Energy Communications, Media and Culture Design Earth … [Read more...]

Director, Strategic Communications and Outreach at AKDN, United States

Deadline: 31 March 2016 Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Director, Strategic Communications and Outreach in United States. The Director, Strategic Communications and Outreach will be responsible for accountable for managing the functional areas of outreach, communications and external relations, and for supporting the Programs and Partnerships Team on government agency relations. AKDN’s mission is to improve the … [Read more...]

Status of Women Canada: Call for Proposals to increase Women’s Participation in Democratic and Public Life

Deadline: 20 April 2016 and 1 June 2016 Status of Women Canada has announced a Call for Proposals for projects that increase women’s participation in the democratic and public life.  All projects will include a number of predetermined elements, which organizations must address in their proposals. The Women’s Program, which provides financial support to projects that focus on overcoming systemic barriers and changing the conditions that hinders gender equality. Call for proposals are divided … [Read more...]

Amber Grants for Women: Let Women achieve their Dreams!

Application Opens each month The Amber Foundation seeks applications from women each month. The Amber Grant Foundation began in 1998, launched in conjunction with the entrepreneurial community for women. Amber Grants make it possible for other women to achieve the dreams that Amber never had a chance to pursue.. Applicants can tell their business story to be considered for our Amber Grant. Grant Size Each month, it awards a Qualifying Grant of $500. One of the 12 monthly … [Read more...]

Mama Cash: The First International Women’s Fund in the World

The Mama Cash was the first international women’s fund in the world and is still alive and kicking. Mama Cash was conceived around a kitchen table in Amsterdam in 1983. Since then, it has grown from a group of five feminist activists into an international fund that supports women’s, girls’ and trans people’s movements around the world. Each year, Mama Cash supports about 100 courageous groups, organizations, networks and women’s funds that are led by women, girls and trans people. Geographic … [Read more...]

Urgent Action Fund: Supporting Women & Transgender Human Rights Defenders across the World

Grants requests can be made anytime Urgent Action Fund for Women’s Human Rights is a global women’s fund established in 1997 that protects, strengthens and sustains women and transgender human rights defenders at critical moments. The fund intervenes quickly when activists are poised to make great gains or face serious threats to their lives and work. Grant Information Rapid Response Grant: To receive a Rapid Response Grant, your proposal must fall under at least one of these … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: ACU Early Career Academic Grants 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...]

Fahs-Beck Fund: Apply for the Faculty/Post-Doctoral Grant Program!

Deadline: 1 April 2016 Fahs-Beck Fund for Research and Experimentation is seeking applications from non-profit human service organizations in the United States and Canada for its Faculty/Post-Doctoral Grant Program to support the research of faculty members or post-doctoral researchers. Funding Areas Studies to develop, refine, evaluate, or disseminate innovative interventions designed to prevent or ameliorate major social, psychological, behavioral or public health problems affecting … [Read more...]

IC-IMPACTS: Promoting Bilateral Scientific Collaboration between Indian and Canadian Scientists!

Deadline: 1 April 2016 India-Canada Centre for Innovative Multidisciplinary Partnership to Accelerate Community Transformation and Sustainability (IC-IMPACTS), The Department of Science and Technology (DST), Ministry of Science & Technology and Government of India, New Delhi is seeking applications from Indian and Canadian researchers /scientists to conduct the India-Canada Cooperative Science Programme to promote bilateral scientific collaboration between Indian and Canadian … [Read more...]

Nobel Women’s Initiative: 2016 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program

Deadline: 25 February 2016 The Nobel Women’s Initiative is seeking nominations for the Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program—geared at young women’s rights activists who would benefit from advocacy training and hands-on skill building within an international setting. The mentorship program will commence with a six-week residency period at the Nobel Women’s Initiative office in Ottawa, Canada (late-August to October 2016). Over the past four years the Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program has … [Read more...]

UL Innovation Education Awards: Inviting Organisations working in STEM areas with an Environmental Focus!

Deadline: 22 February 2016 Underwriter Laboratories in collaboration with North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) are seeking applications from US and Canadian organisations for 2016 UL Innovation Education Awards to recognize and honor organizations doing inspirational work in STEM areas with an environmental focus. Partnering STEM with environmental sustainability, these awards inspire students to use STEM skills with a call to action for environment. The program will … [Read more...]

4Humanities: Seeking Applications for “Shout Out for the Humanities” Student Prize Contest 2016!

Deadline: 1 March 2016 Are you are an undergraduate or graduate student? Do you value humanities and think that society should too? Can you better advocate for humanities than to have students? Can you tell it in your own words, pictures, videos, songs, online materials and much more? Then make a submission for Shout Out for the Humanities student prize contest. 4Humanities is seeking applications from undergraduate or graduate students around the world for “Shout Out for the Humanities” … [Read more...]

Leading Change Journalism Bursary: Opportunity Leading Change through Communication!

Deadline: 28 February 2016 The Leading Change Journalism Bursary program invites young persons from the commonwealth region, who are keen to develop their journalism skills and experience while building a portfolio. Award Information 5 bursaries of up to £900 will be awarded to one young person from each commonwealth regions. Eligibility Criteria The young people from the following commonwealth regions can apply: Africa, Asia, Canada and Europe, Caribbean and Americas and Pacific. To … [Read more...]