IREX Community Solutions Program 2020–2021

Apply by 30.10 2019. Year-long professional development program for people who are working to improve their communities by addressing issues related to the environment, tolerance and conflict resolution, transparency and accountability, and women and gender. Open to applicants, ages of 25-38, who are citizens of eligible program countries listed below. Applicants must currently live and work in their home countries. Individuals with refugee status working on behalf of their home community may be given special consideration. High level of proficiency in spoken and written English …

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 Applicants: Community Solutions Program 2019–2020 [IREX]

Closing Date: 31.10 2018. The program offers a year-long professional development opportunity for engaged community leaders from around the world addressing issues related to the environment, tolerance and conflict resolution, transparency and accountability, and women and gender. Candidates must have at least two years of experience (full-time, part-time, or volunteer) in community development; demonstrated English proficiency; and commitment to returning to their home countries for a minimum of two years after completing the program. Program Elements Four-month U.S.-based fellowship placements (August-December 2019): Fellows are matched …

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 Applicants: AmplifyChange @ ICFP2018 Opportunity Grant

Apply by 14.9 2018. AmplifyChange offers youth-led organisations and advocacy campaigns, based in the Global South, the chance to apply for grants to strengthen young people’s access to sexual and reproductive health services and information. Up to 10 finalists (ages 10-24) will be invited to pitch their ideas, live in front of a panel of SRHR expert judges, during the final day (12 November 2018) of the Youth Pre-Conference at the International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) in Kigali, Rwanda. Shortlisted candidates will work with …

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

Cultural Survival: Call for Proposals 2018 – Community Media Grants Project

Closing Date: 15.12 2017. Cultural Survival’s Community Media Program partners with Indigenous media producers who are amplifying Indigenous voices on issues that matter to their communities. Indigenous community radio stations from Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Bolivia, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, Nepal, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa are eligible to apply to this round of funding.” https://lnkd.in/emgwdwt#broadcastmedia, #communitymedia, #radio, #Belize #Bolivia #Botswana #Colombia #CostaRica #Ecuador #ElSalvador #Guatemala #Honduras #Mexico #Namibia #Nepal #Nicaragua #Panama #Peru #SouthAfrica