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UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism: 11th Hour Food and Farming Journalism Fellowship Program

Deadline: 15 March 2016 UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism is seeking applications for its 11th Hour Food and Farming Journalism Fellowship Program to provide an opportunity to early and mid career journalists to report ambitious long form stories on the full range of subjects under the rubric of food systems. The program is established by Michael Pollan, the John S. and James L. Knight Professor of Journalism at UC Berkeley. The fellowship, a project of the Knight Center in Science and … [Read more...]

Captain Planet Foundation: Providing Grants, Environmental Stewardship Opportunities and Education to Inspire Youth!

Deadline: 31 January 2016 Captain Planet Foundation is accepting applications from US and international organisations for grants to serve community through environmental stewardship activities. The Atlanta-based Captain Planet Foundation was co-founded by Ted Turner and Barbara Pyle in 1991. The Foundation supports high-quality; hands-on environmental stewardship projects that have enabled more than 1.1M youth across the U.S. and around the world make significant environmental improvements to … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Mitsubishi Corporation Fund for Europe and Africa: Supporting Economic and Social Development of Local Communities!

Deadline: 31 March 2016 The Mitsubishi Corporation Fund for Europe and Africa (MCFEA) is currently accepting applications from organizations throughout Europe and Africa to support projects that align with environmental conservation, environmental education and poverty alleviation. A special priority is projects that combine conservation with the economic and social development of local communities.  Grants are to organizations for one year. The Mitsubishi Corporation Fund for Europe and … [Read more...]

The Asian Sphere Scholarship Program: Call for Enrollment of Doctoral and MA Students

Deadline: Various MA Students: 1 April 2016 Phd Students: 31 January 2016 The Asian Sphere is offering a unique opportunity for outstanding candidates, at the MA and PhD level, to enroll in a multidisciplinary and inter-university graduate program that deals with the Asian continent. The Asian Sphere is a joint Israeli program between the University of Haifa and the Hebrew University, funded by the Humanities Fund of the Planning and Budgeting Committee of the Council for Higher … [Read more...]

APA Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity Grants: Call for Applications

Deadline: 11 January 2016 The American Psychological Association is offering grants to psychology departments to support undergraduate research assistantships during the summer of 2016. The purpose of the APA Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity Grants is to provide talented undergraduates who have little or no prior laboratory experience with the opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge of how scientific research is conducted. These grants are being offered by APA for the first time in … [Read more...]

2016 Africa Energy Essay Contest: How can Africa Achieve Sustainable and Affordable Supply of Energy for all by 2030?

Deadline:  29 January 2016 The Nigeria Energy Forum is delighted to invite young professionals to make submissions for the 2016 Africa Energy Essay Contest. The essay contest will take the form of a letter written to the UN Secretary General, highlighting the challenges and opportunities for sustainable energy development in Africa. Essay Contest Prize Information The winners of the essay contest will receive commendation certificates and prizes, including a unique opportunity to … [Read more...]

Mind and Life 1440 Awards: Reducing Suffering & Promoting Human Flourishing!

Deadline: 5 February 2016 The Mind & Life Institute in partnership with the 1440 Foundation is offering the Mind and Life 1440 Awards, specifically geared towards the investigation of social and relational outcomes of contemplative practice. These awards are intended to promote research that evaluates whether and how contemplative practice can promote inner well-being and healthy relationships in a variety of settings, with a particular interest in evaluating the application of … [Read more...]

USAID: Funding to Promote Human Rights in Southern Africa

Deadline: 23 November 2015 The Center of Excellence on Democracy, Human Rights and Governance (DRG), within the Bureau of Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA) of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) are seeking applications for a program entitled "Promoting Human Rights in Southern Africa". The resources will be made available to USAID Missions and Offices who are encouraged to submit applications for projects that will: Respond to urgent or … [Read more...]

Vodafone Americas Foundation: Funding the best Innovations using Wireless Technology to Address Critical Social Issues around the World

Deadline: 22 February 2016 The Vodafone Americas Foundation is currently inviting applications for its competition- 'designing the Wireless Innovation Project' to promote innovation and increase implementation of wireless related technology for a better world. Total awards up to $600,000 will be available to support projects . The Vodafone Wireless Innovation Project (the “competition”) seeks to identify and fund the best innovations using wireless related technology to address critical social … [Read more...]

USAID/West Africa: “Human Rights for All” to Build the Capacity of Local Human Rights Organizations

Deadline: 16 November 2015 The United States Agency for International Development is seeking proposals for a project entitled "Human Rights for All" in order to build the capacity of local human rights organizations while also improving the understanding of their role as advocates, allies, and spokespersons for highly vulnerable, politicized, and underserved populations. This project will build the capacity of local human rights organizations while also improving their understanding of their … [Read more...]

The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice: Submit LOIs for Astraea’s International Fund 2016!

Deadline: 31 January 2016 The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice is accepting applications for its Astraea's International Fund to support groups led by  LGBTQI communities working for progressive social change, addressing oppression based on sexual orientation and/or gender identity and expression, and advancing work for racial, economic and gender justice. Grants Information The fund strengthens LGBTQI groups by providing flexible general support grants ranging from $5,000 to $30,000 … [Read more...]

USAID/MADASCAR: Community Capacity for Health to Improve the Community Health System

Deadline: 8 December 2015 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for a cooperative agreement from qualified U.S. and Non-U.S. organizations to fund a program entitled “Community Capacity for Health”. The Community Capacity for Health activity aims to improve the sustainability of the existing community health system, as well as increase quality of its services through an integrated approach. The activity will be implemented primarily in the … [Read more...]

Apply for Jay Jordan Early Career Development Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 12 February 2016 The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) and OCLC are seeking applications for the Jay Jordan IFLA / OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship Program to provide early career development and continuing education for library and information science professionals from countries with developing economies. Up to five individuals are selected each year for participation in this intensive four-week fellowship program based at OCLC's … [Read more...]

2015 Startupper of the Year by Total: A Unique opportunity for Start-Ups!

Deadline: 31 January 2016 Are you under 35 years old? Do you want to create a business or develop one that is less than two years old? Are you a citizen of the African Countries mentioned below? If yes, then apply for the "Startupper of the Year" challenge. The Startupper of the Year challange by total is inviting young candidates from selected African countries who are currently preparing a business plan or are in the early stages of creating their own business. In each of the 34 countries … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for the Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) Awards 2015- Recognizing Excellence in Urban Sanitation

Deadline: 26 November 2015 The Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD), Government of India has launched Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) - scheme for eliminating open defecation and for enhancing sanitation and public health outcomes in urban areas of country within five years from October 2nd, 2014 to October 2nd 2019 by providing technical and financial support to state and city governments. Nominations are invited for the awards that cover wide range of good practices across various categories … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2016 RWJF Culture of Health Prize!

Deadline: 12 November 2015 The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Culture of Health Prize honors and elevates U.S. communities that have placed a priority on health and are creating powerful partnerships and deep commitments to make change: change that will enable all in the diverse society to lead healthier lives now and for generations to come. The foundation works with a mission to improve the health and health care of all Americans. Awards Information Up to 10 RWJF Culture of Health … [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...]

Global Student Entrepreneur Awards: Inspiring Students to adopt Entrepreneurial Endeavors

Deadline: Various The Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) is the premier global competition for undergraduate (college/university) students who own and operate businesses. Nominees compete against their peers from around the world for the chance to win capital and in-kind prizes from sponsor organizations. EO GSEA supports student entrepreneurs who require much needed mentorship, recognition and connections to take their businesses to the next level of success with a vision to be the … [Read more...]

Next Generation Women Leaders Award: Inviting Women based across Europe, the Middle East and Africa

Deadline: 30 November 2015 McKinsey & Company is inviting female student across Europe, Middle East and Africa for the Next Generation Women Leaders Award. This will also be an opportunity for women to learn more about McKinsey and their people and to join an exceptional group of the peers. McKinsey & Company is a global management consulting firm that serves leading businesses, governments, nongovernmental organizations, and not-for-profits. The company help their clients make … [Read more...]

Senior Advocacy Expert at Counterpart International, Mozambique

Deadline: Ongoing The Counterpart International is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Senior Advocacy Expert based in Maputo, Mozambique. The Senior Advocacy Expert will be responsible for the technical direction and oversight of advocacy strengthening for civil society groups. The Counterpart International helps people build better lives and more durable futures, community by community by equipping individuals, organizations and communities to become … [Read more...]

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