Advocate Europe: Seeking Unconventional and Transnational Projects Proposals!

Deadline: 8 March 2016 MitOst in cooperation with Liquid Democracy are seeking applications for Advocate Europe which is an annual idea challenge for European initiatives and projects funded by Stiftung Mercator. Advocate Europe is looking for unconventional and transnational project proposals which strengthen connection and cohesion in Europe. Advocate Europe is aimed at civil society actors who are looking for start-up funding and support to implement sustainable ideas in the fields of civic … [Read more...]

Deshpande Foundation India: Pitch your idea for Social Change at Sandbox Samvidha

Deadline: 20 November 2015 After successful completion of the 1st phase of Samvidha program across the sandboxes in Karnataka, Telangana and Uttar Pradesh,  the 2nd Phase of the program is open for the next round of Social Impact Pitch-Off to be held at Hubballi. The program seeks to enable next generation social ideators and organizations to scale their initiatives. Sandbox Samvidha invites applications to the ​​Social Impact Pitch-Off to be held this December in Hubballi, North … [Read more...]

Training Officer at United Nations Development Programme, Iraq

Deadline: 14 November 2015 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Training Officer in Erbil, Iraq. UNDP works in more than 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion. Key Job Responsibilities The Training Officer will perform the following functions- Design learning material for language classes in Kurdish and be in … [Read more...]

2016 Hult Prize Challenge: Win $1,000,000 in start up funding

Deadline: 18 December 2015 The Hult Prize is a start-up accelerator for social entrepreneurship which brings together the brightest college and university students from around the globe to solve the world’s most pressing issues. Hult [email protected] gives participants an opportunity to bypass the traditional Hult Prize application process and fast tracks your team and idea through to one of five regional final rounds of competition. The program allows more students to compete around the world, leading … [Read more...]

2015 Africa Youth Peace Winter Camp Essay Competition in Ghana

 Deadline: 15 November 2015 Africa Youth Peace Call (AYPC) is currently inviting essay entries from African students for its Liberty & Entrepreneurship Camp 2016 (Winter Session). This Essay Competition is to encourage students to prepare ahead of the Winter Liberty & Entrepreneurship Camp 2016, scheduled at Keta in the Volta Region of Ghana from 3-8 January, 2016. Competition Topic "Five Barriers to Prosperity in Africa: Unchaining the Economy through Economic Freedom” Prizes … [Read more...]

Water Program Associate at World Resource Institute, India

Deadline: Ongoing The World Resource Institute (WRI) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Water Program Associate based in Bangalore, India. The WRI is an environmental and development research and policy organization that creates solutions to protect the Earth and improve people's lives. Key Job Responsibilities The Water Program Associate will perform the following functions- Serve as lead water staff person in India, coordinating with Global … [Read more...]

Residential School 2016: Governance and Development in Africa

Deadline: 15 December 2015 The Mo Ibrahim Foundation along with SOAS and Centre of African Studies-University of London is organising a Residential School 2016 in Marrakech, Morocco on the topic of Governance and Development in Africa. The residential school is for 20 participants who are policy makers, academics, researchers or civil society representatives from any African country who will gain, through this training, new ideas and knowledge on the broad issue of governance and … [Read more...]

Give Your Brilliant Business Idea for Ignite Ideas Contest 2015: An Opportunity for Nigerian Entrepreneurs

Deadline: 16 November 2015 Submit your brilliant business Idea for Ignite Ideas Contest. The Ignite Ideas Contest is an initiative spearheaded by AGDC, with implementing support from Generation Enterprise, sponsorship from The Chair Center and the Lagos State Government, and collaboration from partners such as Digital Jewels and First Bank. With over 200 businesses funded in our first batch: IGNITE1, seeking to enroll in the second batch of entrepreneurs who will make up the cohort of IGITE2. … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2016 Accenture Leaders of Tomorrow Award!

Deadline: 2 December 2015 Are you an entrepreneurial student? Are you recent graduate and have a business idea to work on? If yes, then apply for the Accenture Leaders of Tomorrow Award. The Accenture Leaders of Tomorrow Award aims to identify, foster and recognise leadership potential and innovative thinking amongst aspiring entrepreneurs in Ireland, with the aim of making Ireland’s Future. Entrants take part in a number of development days on the themes of leadership, digital innovation and … [Read more...]

‘Allies in Action’ Small Fund to Support LGBTI Communities in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Russia & Ukraine

Deadline: 26 November 2015 European Region of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA-Europe) is currently inviting applications for its 'Allies in Action' small fund to support impactful, creative, and genuine ideas by local LGBTI communities and those who are ready to contribute by action and knowledge to better environments for LGBTI and better understanding of sexual orientation, gender identity, sex characteristics (SOGISC). The fund is meant to … [Read more...]

AmplifyChange Opportunity Grant: Supporting New Ideas of Young People

Deadline:  31 December 2017 AmplifyChange is inviting applicants for its “Opportunity Grant” in order to support groups try out new ideas, implement their plans or make the most of circumstances where there may be a good chance to bring about some sort of positive change. AmplifyChange supports and lead the engagement of young people and girls to shape, implement, monitor and ensure accountability for the new global goals. Grant Information Opportunity grants can be up to a maximum of 10,000 … [Read more...]

Shell Ideas360: Develop Ideas to Tackle the Pressures on the World’s Food, Water and Energy Resources

Deadline: 15 December 2015 The Shell International Limited is seeking applications for Shell Ideas360 recruitment competition, in order to develop game-changing ideas for tackling energy, water and food issues. Participants entering this global ideas competition could win the exciting opportunity to explore the world on a National Geographic Adventure. Even the simplest of ideas have the power to transform lives and positively impact society. Prizes and Benefits Each member of a team … [Read more...]

9 Tips for Donors to Find Great NGOs

Donors that have funding to give to NGOs need to spend time and effort to attract highly effective NGOs. FundsforNGOs provides donors a free and easy way to communicate a funding opportunity to millions of NGOs around the world. What are some of the best ways to ensure that you receive excellent applications while minimizing the burden on NGOs applying for funding? The following guide offers some suggestions. Publish your funding opportunity on If you are a donor agency … [Read more...]

New Grant open to support Young People and their ideas: New NGOs can also apply!

A new grant opportunity is currently available to support young people and their ideas to bring about positive social change. This grant also accepts proposals from new NGOs with new ideas in select areas of intervention. This grant is a great chance for small, community-based organizations that are unable to mobilize funding from other donors. Since the focus of this grant is youth, therefore, new and young NGOs can apply. The grant will remain open to receive applications through this year … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: AuthorAID Gender Grants 2015

Deadline: 23 October 2015 AuthorAid has announced a new set of grants related to gender. We plan to award the following grants to people working in eligible developing countries, following a competitive selection process. - 8 travel grants GBP (British Pounds) 1500: For researchers to use to present gendered research at a conference, or for attending a conference on the topic of gender, or for attending training in gender issues. - 8 workshop grants GBP (British Pounds) 4000: For … [Read more...]

The Cross Border Journalism Program by Perspektivy

Deadline: 2 November 2015 Perspektivy is launching a new scheme called cross border journalism that aims to connect journalists in cross-border collaboration. Journalists from Russia, Central Asia, Eastern Europe, the Baltic or the Caucasus will have the opportunity to work together to produce stories through partnership and collaboration that transcend their national border. Journalists will be offered grants, distance mentoring and seminars to help them to produce insightful stories. This … [Read more...]

Rockwool Foundation Denmark: Call for Proposals Addressing Marginalized groups & Immigration Issues

Deadline: 29 January 2016 The Rockwool Foundation has currently opened applications for projects that fall under the below prioritized areas. The Foundation has two primary objectives: to deliver facts about society through independent reliable research, and to develop interventions that address challenges in society. In 2014, the foundation made donations of more than EUR 6.7 million. The project or initiative must: Focus on disconnected young people or on vulnerable children or youth … [Read more...]

West Africa Food Markets Challenge Fund: For Profit Organizations to Invest in Business Models that will Strengthen Trade for Staple Foods

Deadline: 27 November 2015 West Africa Food Markets Programme (WAFM) is currently inviting applications for Challenge Fund that aims to invest in business models that will strengthen national and regional trade for targeted staple foods: maize, millet, sorghum and cassava. Businesses or companies are invited to bid based on rules that are set and publicized. The intention is to get funds to businesses or companies that truly need them and can use them effectively. The funds are to help the … [Read more...]

SE Outreach Accelerator Program: Supporting Social Entrepreneurs Worldwide!

Deadline: 26 October 2015 Are you leading a project or an enterprise that is benefiting developing communities? Are you passionate about making the world a better place? Do you have the ambition to make your project/enterprise financially sustainable? Take the next step by applying to the SE Outreach Accelerator! Social Entrepreneurship Forum is inviting founders of projects/social enterprises who are creating positive social and/or environmental impact in developing communities for the SE … [Read more...]

32nd Annual Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity

Deadline: 17 December 2015 Pacific Rim is inviting applicants for its 32nd Annual Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity in order to promote thoughtful discussion and suggest new ways to integrate education, technology, advocacy, activism and interdisciplinary research. Pacific Rim International Conference, is one of the most diverse gatherings in the world that encourages and respects voices from “diverse” perspective across numerous areas, including: voices from … [Read more...]