Chivas The Venture 2019-2020

Entries Close 31.10 2019. Annual competition to find and support the most promising social entrepreneurs, who use business to solve social and/or environmental issues. Every year, USD $1 million total in no-strings funding, and expert coaching at the Chivas Venture Accelerator Programme, is provided to social entrepreneurs who blend profit with purpose to have a positive impact on the world. For 2019-2020, the competition invites participation from social businesses in: Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, England, France, Greece, Israel, Italy, Japan, …

Call for Vloggers – Face2Hearts

Applications Due 27.5 2019. Faces2Hearts is a life-changing experience, which will take 20 enthusiastic Vloggers (video bloggers) to unusual destinations across the world to report on how the European Union is changing people’s lives for the better. The initative will pair a local vlogger and a European vlogger to discover communities beyond faces and reveal compelling stories to the world. Each pair will travel for a month in one of the countries selected (Argentina, Bhutan, Cape Verde, Jamaica, Myanmar, Namibia, Pakistan, Paraguay, Sierra Leone and …

Student Solidarity Award [Veolia Foundation]

Applications Due 30.4 2019. Prize encourages initiative taking by student associations focused on innovation in sustainable development within higher education establishments. Projects must be related to any of the Foundation’s main themes: (1) international development assistance; (2) social bonds and pathways towards employment; (3) protection of the environment and biodiversity. Amenities: Financial support in the form of a grant: depending on the requirements and specific features of each project, the jury shares a total grant of EUR 15,000 between the three winners. The grant to …

Bell Labs Prize [Nokia Bell Labs]

Entries Due: 26.4 2019. Competition for innovators (ages 21 and older) from participating countries around the globe who bring game-changing and impactful ideas in the field of information and communications technologies which have the potential to change the way we live, work and communicate with each other. Ten (10) finalists will be selected to compete at an event scheduled in late autumn 2019, in front of a panel of renowned experts and industry leaders. Bell Labs will be awarding a 1st prize of USD $100k, …

Call for Entries: GIST Tech-I 2019 Competition

Closing Date: 23.11 2019. Annual competition for science and technology entrepreneurs from emerging economies worldwide. Aspiring innovators submit their ideas and startups online which are then reviewed by experts before they enter a global public vote to pick the top entrepreneurs who compete in the Tech-I finals. For the 2019 competition, up to 24 finalists will receive an all-expense paid trip to the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in Bahrain to showcase their venture and to receive intensive training. Winners will receive prizes and one-on-one mentorship and …

Call for Delegates: G(irls)20 Summit Japan

Closing Date: 21.11 2018. More than twenty young women from around the world will arrive in Tokyo for a week of leadership training, social enterprise development and mentoring by female leaders in the business and public sectors. The Summit will be held from May 25th – 31st, 2019 (delegates to arrive May 23 or 24) in Tokyo, Japan. It is modeled after the G20 Summit and culminates in a one-day symposium with local and international panelists, keynotes, and experts on economic and social issues facing …

Call for Entries: Chivas Venture Competition

Closing Date: 31.10 2018. Annual competition to find and support the most promising social entrepreneurs, who use business to solve social and/or environmental issues. Finalists will compete for a share of USD $1 million in funding. Each country participating in the Chivas Venture will select one winner to go to the global final. In March 2019, all 20 global finalists will be flown to the United Kingdom to take part in an Accelerator Programme in London, featuring intensive training, one-to-one pitch coaching, and a set …

Stars in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights [Grand Challenges Canada]

Closing Date: 25.9 2018. Grand Challenges Canada seeks bold ideas for products, services and implementation models that could transform how persistent challenges in sexual and reproductive health and rights are addressed in low- and middle-income countries. Successful proposals will be awarded grants of up to CAD $100,000 for a period of up to 12 months. The bold ideas are expected to improve the provision and use of comprehensive sexual and reproductive health services, (e.g. contraception; comprehensive sexuality education; safe abortion where legal; and menstrual hygiene …

Call for Proposals: European Research and Mobility Grants for European Studies [Carlos V European Award]

Due Date: 22.8 2018. Proposals for innovative research projects are sought around the theme of “The European Project’s Modernisation and Governance in a Plural Framework with Shared Values and Goals”. Ten (10) grants of EUR 25000 each will be awarded. Applicants from eligible countries should enrolled in a doctoral study programme, in the preparation stage of their doctoral thesis in the field of History, Political Sciences, Economics, Law and other related disciplines of Human and Social Sciences. Demonstrated English or Spanish ability is also required. …

Call for Proposals: 2018 Institutional Grants | Tinker Foundation

Due Date: 1.3 2018. Latin America-focused organizations invited to submit innovative projects with strong public policy elements and solutions-oriented frameworks. Priority themes: (1) democratic governance; (2) education; (3) sustainable resource management. Preference towards institutions actively engaged with external stakeholders. Latin America-U.S. collaborations encouraged. [via Tinker Foundation Inc.]#LatinAmerica, #philanthropy, #publicpolicy, #Argentina, #Belize, #Bolivia, #Brazil, #Chile, #Colombia, #CostaRica, #Ecuador, #ElSalvador, #FrenchGuiana, #Guatemala, #Guyana, #Honduras, #Mexico, #Nicaragua, #Panama, #Paraguay, #Peru, #Suriname, #Uruguay, #Venezuela, #LatAm