The World Habitat Awards are presented each year in partnership with the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat). Historically the awards were presented on World Habitat Day, which was organised in October each year by UN-Habitat. Award Information With an international recognition, a prize of £10,000 is made to each of the two winning projects. Trophies are also presented to the winning projects and travel and accommodation costs are...
Posted on 18-01-2018 Deadline 31-03-2018
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Rome, Italy, 15 December 2017 – The Call for Proposals under the fourth cycle of projects to be funded through the Benefit-sharing Fund of the FAO International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture is now open. All developing countries that are Contracting Parties to the International Treaty are eligible to apply for funding under the Benefit-sharing Fund (BSF), which will invest at least USD 5 million...
Posted on 27-12-2017 Deadline 01-03-2018
MFMC shall support the development of innovative communication strategies that engage people, and that facilitate the transition necessary to prevent dangerous climate changes. Program Goals Promote efforts to protect the natural environment, primarily through the support of national and international projects. Prevent or limit man-made global climate changes. Focus on influencing public opinion, providing inspiration, changing attitudes, spreading information, etc., all meant to have an impact on decision-makers in...
Posted on 27-12-2017 Deadline 05-01-2018
The International Trans Fund (ITF)
The ITF is pleased to announce our second call for proposals for trans groups, collectives and networks. We warmly welcome applications from trans-led groups with budgets below $150,000. We strongly urge you to read the Application Guidelines to support you to write a strong and competitive application. Priorities The ITF’s priorities in this funding cycle are to: Fund a diversity of groups, including around regions, languages, gender and other...
Posted on 27-12-2017 Deadline 12-02-2018
Open Technology Fund
The Core Infrastructure Fund (CIF) strives to uphold and increase capacity for individuals, organizations, and companies working to fortify the foundational components of demonstrably important technology relied upon by people in repressive countries. Ideal applications are: open in nature, collaborative, promote a broader understanding of existing challenges and limitations, are preemptive in approach, and/or exist at the core of the internet’s ecosystem. Common applicants come from the community of developers and organizers working...
Posted on 22-12-2017 Deadline 01-01-2018
Water for Women Fund
Please note that the funding amount is in Australian Dollars. The Water for Women Fund commenced on 14 December 2017. It is a flagship program in Australia’s engagement in WASH and is part of Australia’s commitment to the High Level Panel on Water. The Fund will invest AUD $110.6 million over five years to December 2022 to improve the health, gender equality and well-being of Asian and Pacific communities through...
Posted on 21-12-2017 Deadline 27-02-2018
The European Union
The European Union (EU) is seeking proposals for its program "Increasing Knowledge, Awareness, Transparency and Traceability for Responsible Value Chains in the Cotton and Garment sectors" as a part of the action entitled Promoting responsible value chains in the garment sector with a focus on Decent Work and Transparency/Traceability funded under the thematic programme Global Public Goods and Challenges of the Development Cooperation Instrument for the area of Human development,...
Posted on 14-12-2017 Deadline 08-02-2018
AmplifyChange is currently inviting applicants from eligible organisations for its Strengthening Grants program to support, strengthen quality and scale-up the work of small to medium civil society organisations, partnerships and coalitions who are operating at a local, community, district or national level. Strengthening grants are also intended to support organisational development and boost effectiveness of group. Priority Areas Addressing gender-based violence, including sexual violence and female genital...
Posted on 14-12-2017 Deadline 31-01-2018
The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease and the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids are seeking proposals for the 23rd round of its Bloomberg Initiative To Reduce Tobacco Use Grants Program to support projects to develop and deliver high-impact evidence-based tobacco control interventions. Proposals must focus on achieving policy change that will lead to substantial reductions in tobacco use. Priorities Priority will be given to projects that...
Posted on 12-12-2017 Deadline 19-01-2018
National Geographic Society
Important Points: 1. Budget can be up to US $ 50,000. However, the organization generally funds projects below $ 30,000. 2. The grants are primarily meant for individuals. However, organizations can also apply. They will have to specify a Project Lead, and that person would be responsible for the project, and correspondence with the donor. The National Geographic Society is seeking proposals for its Standard Grant Program which is a...
Posted on 12-12-2017 Deadline 03-01-2018
The Misk Foundation
The Misk Grand Challenges is seeking innovators to devise and demonstrate ways to positively engage young people (under the age of 30) in Global Citizenship at scale and in depth. The Misk Foundation, the non-profit philanthropic foundation established by Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have partnered to launch Misk Grand Challenges. This initiative seeks to empower youth both...
Posted on 10-12-2017 Deadline 02-05-2018
The Misk Foundation
The Misk Grand Challenges is seeking new innovative ideas that transform teaching or school leadership to better prepare children with the 21st century skills they need to succeed in the future. Modern 21st century skills, such as problem solving, leadership, creativity, and adaptability, require a new active, student-centred system for learning. The Challenges seeks ideas that better prepare teachers and school leaders to drive this new active 21st century...
Posted on 10-12-2017 Deadline 02-05-2018
Stop TB Partnership
Stop TB Partnership, with the support of USAID and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has launched a call for proposals for the eighth round of its Challenge Facility for Civil Society (CFCS) with an aim to contribute to expanding access to quality TB prevention and care services to community- and hard-to-reach settings. Stop TB Partnership’s CFCS is...
Posted on 10-12-2017 Deadline 12-01-2018
United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF)
UNDEF invites project proposals covering one or more of eight main focus areas: Gender Equality Community Activism Rule of law and human rights Youth engagement Strengthening civil society interaction with Government Media and freedom of information Tools...
Posted on 08-12-2017 Deadline 20-12-2017
PlanetRomeo Foundation is seeking applications for its grant program to provide funding up to € 5,000 to grassroots emerging LGBTI projects and initiatives, with a focus on achieving societal change in order to improve the position of LGBTI people throughout the world, with an emphasis on the most disadvantaged regions and communities. The Foundation gives high priority to small-scale projects which are initiated and implemented by the LGBTI community...
Posted on 08-12-2017 Deadline 01-01-2018
Biodiversity Information Fund for Asia (BIFA)
The third call under the Biodiversity Information Fund for Asia (BIFA) programme invites proposals that Enhance knowledge of Asian biodiversity through access to data from biological collections and monitoring programmes in the region Support GBIF nodes in Asia to develop or improve biodiversity information portals This call for proposals aims to address key challenges that GBIF nodes in Asia have identified in connection with the mobilization and use...
Posted on 07-12-2017 Deadline 20-12-2017
The Commonwealth Foundation
The Foundation offers grants of up to £50,000 in support of innovative project ideas and approaches that seek to strengthen the ability of civic voices to engage with governments and that have the potential to improve governance and development outcomes through their active participation.The Foundation also believes in the power of stories and storytelling for social change and will award grants for creative approaches that have the potential to...
Posted on 05-12-2017 Deadline 03-01-2018
The Varkey Foundation
The Varkey Foundation is currently inviting applicants for its Challenge Fund Grants 2018 that will believe in the power of new ideas to...
Posted on 05-12-2017 Deadline 10-01-2018
Staying Alive Foundation
Applicants are invited to apply for the 1 round of the 2018 MTV Staying Alive Foundation Grant program.
Posted on 05-12-2017 Deadline 19-01-2018
The U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Water (USPCAS-W)
The U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Water (USPCAS-W) invites proposals for research projects from researchers/scientistsfor addressing water-related issues and challenges mentioned above.The research proposals should clearly state: (i) project rationale and objectives, (ii) study methodology, (iii) expected project impact in terms of benefits to Pakistan’s economy, (iv) linkages to water SDG, (v) sustainability plan, and (vi) work plan together with detailed budget. In addition, the proposal should specifically...
Posted on 04-12-2017 Deadline 08-01-2018