USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service: Call for Proposals for Conservation Innovation Grants

Deadline: 1 May 2016 The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), an agency under the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking proposals for Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies. The purpose of CIG is to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies, while leveraging the Federal investment in environmental enhancement and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2016 Innovation Competition by MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity

Deadline: 28 March 2016 Applications are open for the 2016 Innovation Competition by Mastercard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity. The competition aims to transform lives of people by supporting Financial Innovation. The MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity is a US$50 million challenge fund to extend financial services to people living in poverty. Is your idea innovative? The ideas will be judged on the basis of following questions: What is the potential for the … [Read more...]

ResilientAfrica Network: Resilience Innovation Challenge 4 Conflict

Deadline: 11 April 2016 ResilientAfrica Network’s (RAN) Eastern Africa Resilience Innovation Lab (EA RI Lab) at Makerere University in Kampala Uganda is inviting applicants for its Resilience Innovation Challenge 4 Conflict (RIC4CONF) with a focus on sourcing, developing, and scaling of transformative technologies and approaches that will strengthen resilience to shocks and stresses that arise from chronic conflict and its effects. RAN is looking to catalyse and incentivize the development of … [Read more...]

Atlas Corps Fellowship Program: Addressing Critical Social Issues!

Deadline: 10 March 2016 Atlas Corps is seeking applications from world’s non-profit leaders for fellowship program to address critical social issues by developing leaders, strengthening organizations, and promoting innovation. The Atlas Corps Fellowship lasts 6-18 months and is offered three times a year. Fellows serve full-time at Host Organizations, develop leadership skills, and learn nonprofit best practices through the Atlas Corps Global Leadership Lab professional development series and … [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...]

Apply for Captain Planet Foundation Eco-Tech Grant Program!

Deadline: 15 March 2016 Captain Planet Foundation is seeking applications from schools and NGOs for Eco-Tech grant program with the purpose of engaging children in inquiry-based projects in STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) that use innovation, biomimicry / nature-based design, or new uses for technology to address environmental problems in their communities. Eco-Tech grant program is supporting environmental education at the intersection of innovation and … [Read more...]

Global Innovation Programs: Helping Humanitarian Community Better Respond to Refugees Outside of Camps

Deadline: 1 March 2016 United States Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) is seeking applications for Global Innovation Programs to help the humanitarian community better respond to refugees outside of camps. PRM seeks to support the development of new approaches and tools to strengthen humanitarian response to urban and other non-camp refugees globally with the development and piloting of new tools and models of assistance that will enable the humanitarian … [Read more...]

USAID: Supporting People with Disability and Strengthening the Capacity of Disabled People’s Organization!

Deadline: 2 March 2016 The United States Agency for International Development-Uganda (USAID/Uganda) is seeking applications from qualified U.S. and Non U.S. organisations to propose innovative and effective approaches that increase the participation of people with disability (PWD) in USAID activities and strengthen the capacity of Disabled People’s Organization (DPO’s). Areas of Interest USAID seeks applications for projects that integrate people with disabilities in USAID Mission programs … [Read more...]

United States Mission to ASEAN: Science and Technology Fellowship for Residents of ASEAN Member State

Deadline: 21 February 2016 Are you a scientist from ASEAN? Are you interested in driving policy debates and data-based decision making to address the most pressing regional and national level challenges? Would you like to expand your professional network within ASEAN and to learn first hand how ASEAN works on issues related to S&T? If you answered yes to these questions, the year-long ASEAN Science and Technology Fellowship may be for you! United States Mission to ASEAN is seeking … [Read more...]

Global Youth Innovation Network: Youth Agribusiness, Leadership, and Entrepreneurship Summit on Innovation, 2016

Deadline: 31 January 2016 Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) is seeking applications for its second Global Youth Summit called the 2016 Youth Agribusiness, Leadership, and Entrepreneurship Summit on Innovation (YALESI 2016) that will be held in Dakar, Senegal from March 29-31, 2016. The summit will prioritise young people’s needs, considering their developmental needs including under-served populations, such as girls, to an effective and inclusive employment strategy. The summit, … [Read more...]