Nominations Open for 2017 Zayed Future Energy Prize!

Deadline: 27 June 2016 Nominations are open for the 2017 Zayed Future Energy Prize to recognize innovation, long-term vision, and leadership in renewable energy and sustainability. The Prize will meet the challenges of climate change, energy security and the environment. Objectives Doubling renewable energy Doubling energy efficiency Clean energy access Prize Ceremony The Zayed Future […] … [Read more...]

CFH Foundation: Seeking Concept Notes for Round 2 Grants from Organisations in Developing Countries

Deadline: 1 July 2016 The Conservation, Food and Health (CFH) Foundation is seeking concept notes for its second round grants from organizations in the developing countries to support projects that demonstrate strong local leadership, promote professional development in the conservation, agricultural, and health sciences; develop the capacity of local organizations; and address a particular problem […] … [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...]

CHAFEA: Call for Proposals for the 3rd Health Programme

Deadline: 2 June 2016 The Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency(CHAFEA) is seeking proposals for its 3rd Health Programme to support collaborative projects that aim to promote health, prevent diseases and foster supportive environments for healthy lifestyles; protect EU citizens from serious cross-border health threats; contribute to innovative, efficient and sustainable health systems; facilitate access to better and safer healthcare for EU … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for AMA Public Health Awards 2016

Deadline: 22 April 2016 Nominations are now open for the 2016 AMA Public Health Awards that provide well-deserved recognition of the extraordinary contribution doctors and associated health groups make to health care and public health. Award Categories AMA Excellence in Healthcare Award: for an individual, not necessarily a doctor or AMA member, who has made a significant contribution to improving health or health care in Australia. The person may be involved in health awareness, health … [Read more...]

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: Global Grand Challenges Round 17 to Explore New Solutions in Global Health Priority Areas

Deadline: 11 May 2016 The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has launched a call for ideas for its 17th round of Global Grand Challenges Exploration. The program's goal is to harness advances in science and technology to save lives, and all of our investments are driven by the need to develop and apply solutions that can be deployed, accepted, and sustained in the developing world. Applications are invited to encourage innovators around the world to think outside the box and potentially … [Read more...]

EC Call for Proposals: Sustainable and Innovative Cities and Regions – India

Join FundsforNGOs Premium and get free access to our new and upcoming webinar on 'How to Raise Funds from DFID - the UK Department for International Development' on April 12, 2016 at 1:30 PM GMT. Learn how to identify DFID funding opportunities, how to apply and more. LIMITED SEATS. Click here to learn more! EC Call for Proposals: Sustainable and Innovative Cities and Regions – India Deadline: 19 April 2016 India The European Commission is currently accepting proposals for a programme … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 30 April 2016 The Swiss Re Foundation is currently accepting proposal 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 received while a finalist, the winner will be further supported financially … [Read more...]

MINDS: Call for Applications for African Researchers

Deadline: 15 April 2016 The Mandela Institute for Development Studies (MINDS) is accepting applications from distinguished African researchers to conduct research on the subject of institutional development in Africa examining one of these three (3) aspects: Nation building in Africa: This paper will examine case studies of post-independence-era attempts at nation building in Africa, interrogating the ideals, objectives and methodologies by which the objectives were pursued. The … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2016 TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize of USD100, 000!

Deadline: 16 May 2016 The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) is currently inviting applicants from developing countries for its 2016 TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize. The prize will be given for outstanding achievements in Chemical Sciences. Award Information The prize carries a monetary award of USD100, 000, generously provided by Lenovo, a medal and a certificate bearing a citation highlighting the major contributions for which the prize is awarded. Eligibility Criteria Candidates must be … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for UNEP Champions of the Earth Award 2016!

Deadline: 30 April 2016 United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is currently inviting applications from individuals and organizations worldwide for its 2016 Champions of the Earth Award.  The Award seeks to build on this by highlighting individuals and organizations who show leadership and vision in delivering on the environmental dimension of the sustainable development agenda. The Programme will focus or address the sustainability of natural resources poverty, health, food and … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for World of Children Award 2016: Recognizing the Most Effective Changemakers for Children Worldwide

Deadline: 1 April 2016 World of Children Award is currently inviting applications for its 2016 Grants Program, providing funds and recognition to support life-changing work for children by discovering and elevating only the most effective change makers for children worldwide. The Award's mission is to support life-changing work for children, seeking out only the most effective change makers for children worldwide. Award Categories Protection Award The Protection Award recognizes … [Read more...]

Understanding NGO Registration in India and other Important Financial Information

Understanding NGO Registration in India and other Important Financial Information In this article, we give you an introduction of various legal frameworks for NGOs for registering and managing their organizations and the required financial information in India…[more] Archives: SBI Youth for India Fellowship Programme Deadline: 10 June 2016 India Applications are open for the SBI Youth for India fellowship programme 2016 whose aim is to achieve as much diversity as possible in terms of … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for L’Oréal Paris Women of Worth Awards!

Deadline: 29 April 2016 Nominations are open for L’Oréal Paris Women of Worth awards with an aim to recognize an inspiring women igniting social change on a local, national or global level. L’Oréal Paris launched the Women of Worth program in 2006 to empower and support women. It honors and awards women who are actively making a positive difference in their communities. It recognizes the achievements of real women who embody the spirit of the L’Oréal brand women who possess self-confidence … [Read more...]

SBI Youth for India Fellowship Programme

SBI Youth for India Fellowship Programme Deadline: 10 June 2016 India Applications are open for the SBI Youth for India fellowship programme 2016 whose aim is to achieve as much diversity as possible in terms of professional experience, education and cultural background, to be able to bring fresh perspectives towards rural development…[more] Archives: How to write engaging case studies to demonstrate impact A case study is a very important qualitative method of capturing impact. It is … [Read more...]

Call for Applications 2016: Global Cleantech Innovation Programme for SMEs in South Africa

Deadline: 29 April 2016 The Global Environment Facility (GEF), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) are currently inviting applicants from South Africa for its Global Cleantech Innovation Programme (GCIP) 2016 to promote clean technology innovation and supporting SMEs and start-ups in developing and emerging economies. Focus Areas Energy Efficiency Water Efficiency Renewable Energy Waste Beneficiation Green … [Read more...]

Apply for the World Food Prize for the Borlaug Field Award and Win up to $250,000!

Deadline: 30 June 2016 The World Food Prize invites nominations from the individuals who have advanced human development by improving the quality, quantity, or availability of food in the world. The World Food Prize is a $250,000 award formally presented at the Laureate Award Ceremony in mid-October, on or around World Food Day, in conjunction with the Borlaug Dialogue international symposium. Eligibility Criteria Nominees must be under the age of 40 (40th birthday not reached before … [Read more...]

How to write engaging case studies to demonstrate impact

How to write engaging case studies to demonstrate impact A case study is a very important qualitative method of capturing impact. It is an approach to qualitative research with focus on specific in-depth analysis of a particular case, incident, story, or event. For NGOs, case studies reflect successes of a particular program(s) in terms of changing people’s lives, with ‘voice’ of the people impacted. Well-researched and well-documented case studies win hearts, and may even win … [Read more...]

Check the Selection Criteria and Your Eligibility for Human Rights Awards!

Selection Criteria The impact of the nominee’s work or contribution in improving the understanding and respect for human rights among the community; The impact of the nominee’s work or contribution in eliminating social injustice as well as discriminatory attitudes and practices; The impact of the nominee’s work in promoting better monitoring and reporting mechanism of human rights abuses; The impact of the nominee’s work in creating an enabling environment conducive to the enjoyment … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Human Rights Awards! Recognizing Initiatives for the Advancement of Human Rights in Malaysia

Deadline: 30 June 2016 Nominations are open for Human Rights Awards that will be given to individuals, groups, organisations and agencies that have an outstanding track record in the advancement of human rights in Malaysia. The awards were established in 2011 by the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia and the introduction of the Awards is part of the Commission’s effort to promote human rights and to honor the contributions made by extraordinary individuals, groups, organisations and … [Read more...]

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