Supporting Travel for Engaged Partnerships Grants [European Cultural Foundation]

STEP travel grants support creative and critical artists and cultural changemakers travelling across Europe and its neighbours, to help foster a society with greater solidarity, participation, equality and a stronger sense of social justice. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, but must be submitted at least 50 days prior to the intended departure date. Open to applicants ages 18 and older who have had no/few professional travel opportunities. Applicants must be (1) travelling to the destination country professionally for the first time; (2) …

Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism

Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Experimental grant-making program that supports artists producing innovative and revelatory journalistic work for major media outlets. With the belief that artists are central in the invention and design of our shared future, and also critical in shifting public debate, ECFJ supports the execution of pieces that focus on reimagining the way stories are told, particularly around technology and society. Topic Priorities Data privacy 2018/2020 elections Role of technology in society Political influence campaigns Interrogating harmful technologies Countering disinformation Artificial …

Money Trail Working Project Grants [Journalismfund.eu]

Apply by 16.12 2019. Journalismfund.eu offers working grants for mixed teams of African, Asian and European journalists to investigate cross-border illicit financial flows, tax abuse and corruption in Africa, Asia and Europe. Each team must consist of journalists from at least two continents / at least one African, one Asian and/or one European journalist. The total amount available for projects: EUR 50.000 Money Trail is a collaborative project between highly regarded journalism and training organisations Finance Uncovered, Free Press Unlimited, Oxfam Novib and Journalismfund.eu. Money …

Small Grants Program – U.S. Embassy in the Czech Republic

Closing Date: 15.12 2019. Open competition for organizations to carry out programs with outstanding merit that support the U.S. Government’s broad goals of fostering mutual cooperation between the United States and the Czech Republic. Proposals should target participants or audiences located within the Czech Republic, with a focus on one or more of the Embassy’s priority themes and initiatives: Transition to Democracy / Strengthening Civil Society Critical Thinking / Media Literacy Entrepreneurship Gender Equality & Women Empowerment Cyber Security Sports and Cultural programing Educational initiatives …

Democratic and Inclusive School Culture in Operation (DISCO) 2020-2021 [Council of Europe + European Union]

Closing Date: 15.12 2019. Funding for projects promoting Education for Democratic Citizenship and Human Rights Education (EDC/HRE). This call aims at contributing to the fostering of inclusive and democratic societies in the States party to the European Cultural Convention. Thematic Priorities The implementation of the Council of Europe Reference Framework of Competences for Democratic Culture in education institutions Fostering democratic and inclusive culture in education institutions, with a particular focus on creating opportunities for migrants, refugees and minorities The Council of Europe intends to award …

Urban Innovative Actions – 5th Call [ERDF + Region Hauts-de-France]

Applications Close 12.12 2019. The call is aimed at providing urban areas throughout Europe with resources to test new and unproven solutions to address urban challenges. Topic Areas: Air quality, Circular economy, Culture and cultural heritage; Demographic change. Eligibility Any urban authority of a local administrative unit defined according to the degree of urbanisation as city, town or suburb comprising at least 50 000 inhabitants Any association or grouping of urban authorities of local administrative units defined according to the degree of urbanisation as city, …

Education Research Conference Grants [Spencer Foundation]

Applications Due: 4.12 2019. Program provides support to scholars for small research conferences and focused symposia. This program is intended to bring together researchers whose substantive knowledge, theoretical insight, and methodological expertise can be assembled in ways that build upon and advance best practices in education research. This grant program supports conference proposals with budgets of USD $50,000 or less. Focus Areas Developing High-Quality Educators and Leaders Exploring Human Learning and Thriving Innovative Research Methods Proposals are accepted from the U.S. and internationally, however all …

Pollination Project Seed Grants

Seed Grants of USD $1000 are awarded each day to projects working to address the inequities in the world; and to social change agents who seek to spread compassion in their communities. Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Open to U.S. and non-U.S. projects. Grants made outside the US require a bank account or verified electronic payment account. International grants must be for projects that are conducted entirely outside of the US. Eligible Actions Supporting passionate, committed people with a social change vision. Supporting projects …

Spark Grants for Grassroots Women Organizations / Initiatives

Spark provides seed, early-stage grants to grassroots women’s organizations and initiatives working to advance gender equality and the rights of women and girls in their communities. Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Priority Consideration will be given to (1) strong, passionate, persevering leaders with qualities that make us believe they will make their initiative a reality; (2) organizations that are “taking a chance” to improve their local communities; and (3) initiatives where Spark would be among the initial group of funders. Organizations should (1) addresses …

The Catalyst Fund [Roddenberry Foundation]

The Catalyst Fund awards small grants (USD $2,500- $15,000) for early-stage, innovative, and unconventional ideas that address urgent challenges. Applications from all corners of the globe accepted, on a continuous basis, with no deadlines. [via The Roddenberry Foundation] “We’re looking for ideas that challenge our thinking, that compel us to see a problem in a new light; and whose creativity and imagination redefine notions of what can be done and how…. You can be a seasoned social entrepreneur or a first- time changemaker. There are no disqualifiers. No prerequisites.” #socialinnovation, #impactphilanthropy, #socialchange, #venturephilanthropy, #socialentrepreneurs, #strategicphilanthropy, #socialimpact, #philanthropy, #socialventures, #innovation