Photography 4 Humanity Global Prize: A Chance to Receive $5,000 USD

Submissions Close 15.10 2019. International initiative that calls on photographers around the world to bring to life the power of human rights through their images. Highlighting the most compelling imagery – illustrating courage, despair, hope, injustice, hate, compassion, human rights failures or victories in ways small and large – the images will serve to inspire people to personally get involved and to take a stand for human rights. Open to amateur and professional photographers. The top 10 finalists each year will have their photographs exhibited …

Global Change Award [H&M Foundation]

Submissions due 16.10 2019 By catalysing early stage innovations that can accelerate the shift from a linear to a circular fashion industry, the aim is to protect the planet and our living conditions. Each year five winning teams share a grant of €1 million. The five winners will be crowned at the Grand Award Ceremony in Stockholm City Hall in April 2020. They will then embark on a one-year Innovation Accelerator Program which takes them to Stockholm, New York and Hong Kong. In the accelerator, …

Fund for Bilateral Relations Travel Support Scheme (Bulgaria) [EEA Grants 2014-2021]

This scheme provides opportunities for networking, exchange and transfer of knowledge, experience and best practices and to promote cooperation between Bulgarian entities and entities in the Donor States and/or international organizations. Applications accepted on an ongoing basis until exhaustion of funds. It offers small scale financial support on an ongoing basis for participation in seminars, workshops, conferences, etc. events with clear bilateral dimension within all programme areas under the EEA FM and NFM 2014 – 2021, based on applications submitted by the eligible beneficiaries. Open …

Lighthouse Ventures Accelerator (Prague)

Two-month program for innovative ideas in advance of business plan and/or company formation. Open to motivated teams with domain expertise that are willing to come to Prague for two months; ambitious ideas for big markets with an international outlook; and disruptive approaches and research ideas. Candidates must make a full-time commitment for the duration of the two-month program. Amenities: EUR 20k for two months, in return for a small negotiable stake in your start-up; Lead mentor support; Access to our advisors and mentors; Regular meetings …

Global Engagement Summit 2020 (Evanston, Illinois, U.S.)

Priority Application period closes 15.10 2019. Annual student-run social innovation conference at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois (USA) which gathers young changemakers from around the world to develop and implement effective social ventures. Hosted every April, the week-long program gathers student delegates from around the world. They arrive with change-based projects from education to healthcare to sustainability. The Summit offers a wide variety of capacity-building programs ranging from hands-on workshops to individualized mentoring sessions. International delegates will have the opportunity to attend a pre-summit orientation …

New Voices Fellowship [Aspen Institute]

Nominations due: 15.10 2019. Year-long fellowship provides intensive media and advocacy training for frontline experts from the developing world. Open to talented individuals — regardless of professional experience level — who possess big ideas, strong personal stories, critical thinking, confident opinions, and a desire to share their perspectives on global development with a broader international audience. For 2020, 25 Fellows will be recruited: Fifteen (15) fellows who are development experts in fields such as food security, global health, development economics, health and human rights, mental …

Rockefeller Foundation-Acumen Student Social Innovation: Virtual Challenge

Register by 15.10 2019. Platform equipping university student innovators to solve problems associated with poverty. Student teams from around the world are coming together to explore areas of opportunity, develop ideas, and pitch for funding and mentorship. Challenge Areas: Workforce Development, Financial Inclusion, Health, Food & Agriculture, Energy. Phase 1 — All Participants: Register for Lean Startup and Submit Your Idea. Register for the Lean Startup online course before October 15, 2019. Complete the course and submit your social venture idea before November 26, 2019. …

“A Better Region Starts with Youth” [Regional Youth Cooperation Office]

Applications Due 15.10 2019. The general aim is to support the process of reconciliation in the Western Balkans by providing young people with opportunities that create space for dialogue, mutual learning and increased understanding across communities; and to contribute to increasing capacities of schools to offer such opportunities. Priority Areas: (1) Regional youth cooperation, mobility and exchange; (2) Enabling environment for regional youth cooperation. Specific Objectives: (1) Reconciliation, Intercultural dialogue and learning; (2) Youth Participation; (3) Strengthening Capacities of Secondary Schools. Geographic Scope: All financed …

Grantový program Plzeňského Prazdroje

Posílání přihlášek do programu 2. září – 15. října 2019. Cílem grantového programu je podpora veřejně prospěšných projektů v okolí pivovarů Plzeňského Prazdroje. Reflektuje tak specifické potřeby regionů, v nichž působí. Do programu Prazdroj lidem se mohou přihlásit místní spolky, obecně prospěšné společnosti, registrované církve, náboženské spolky či příspěvkové organizace z Plzně, které mají projekty na zlepšení života ve městě – například na pořádání kulturních či vzdělávacích setkávání, rozvoj či zkrášlení veřejného prostoru (včetně zeleně ve městě), či obnovu/oživení zapomenutých míst a míst pamětí v …

Internationaler Koproduktionsfonds des Goethe-Instituts

Der nächste Bewerbungsschluss ist der 15.10.2019. Der Fonds richtet sich an professionell arbeitende Künstlerinnen und Künstler bzw. Ensembles im Ausland und in Deutschland, die nachweislich nicht über ausreichende Eigenmittel verfügen, um ihr Vorhaben einer Koproduktion zu verwirklichen. Projekte zwischen deutschen und außereuropäischen Partnern, insbesondere aus Transformationsländern, werden bevorzugt. Gefördert werden Koproduktionen von Künstlerinnen und Künstlern in den Bereichen Theater, Tanz, Musik und Performance. Hybride und interdisziplinäre Formate und die Verwendung digitaler Medien können dabei tragende Komponenten darstellen. Mit dem Internationalen Koproduktionsfonds möchte das Goethe-Institut den …