Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome Research Grants – 2020 Cycle [Progeria Research Foundation]

Letters of Intent due 2.1 2020. Research focus is highly translational. Topics must fall within any of the following research priorities: Projects that are likely to lead to clinical treatment trials within 5 years. This includes the discovery and/or testing of candidate treatment compounds in cell based or animal models of HGPS. Only proposals that test compounds in a progerin producing animal or cell model will normally be considered. Analyses in non progerin-producing models are acceptable, but only as a comparison to progerin producing models …

2019 Innovation Joint Call for Proposals: Infectious Diseases and Smart Cities [Southeast Asia-Europe Joint Funding Scheme for Research and Innovation]

Proposals Due 18.11 2019. Proposals must cover the thematic areas of Infectious Diseases (including Antimicrobial Resistance [AMR]) or Smart Cities to enhance bi-regional co-operation and develop new partnerships as well as strengthen existing ones. Open to public legal RTD (Research and Technology Development) entities, higher education institutions, non-university research establishments, companies (all depending on national regulations). The participation of industries is not strictly mandatory but due to the strong application focus of this innovation call the participation of SMEs, industries and clusters in consortia is …

Terre de Femmes Award [Yves Rocher Foundation]

Closing Date 15.11 2019. Competition intended to provide financial support to women around the world who are carrying out exemplary work to help to protect the environment, on a very specific theme chosen each year. For 2020, the international award will recognize field actions taken by a woman or a group of women, from the nonprofit sector or another support organisation, which directly involve the topic of medicinal plants, their cultivation and their use for human health and well-being. Open to adult women worldwide involved …

Innovation Research Grants [American Foundation for Suicide Prevention]

Grants Close 15.11 2019. Grants support studies that will increase understanding of suicide, or test treatments and other interventions that save lives. Grants are awarded to individuals affiliated with not-for-profit institutions or organizations in the U.S. and abroad. Categories Distinguished Investigator Innovation Grants: Awarded to investigators at the level of associate professor or higher with an established record of research and publication on suicide. Up to USD $125,000 over 2 years. Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Innovation Grants: Awarded to investigators who have received a Ph.D., M.D., …

Grand Challenges: Innovations for Improving the Impact of Health Campaigns [Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation]

Closing Date 13.11 2019. Innovations sought to accelerate the improvement of coverage, reach, efficiency, and effectiveness of health campaigns. This includes innovative approaches, practices, or tools that dramatically improve the planning and microplanning, implementation / operations, and monitoring and evaluation that will lead to improved effectiveness of campaigns. Grants Range: up to USD $100,000 per project awarded in Phase I. Phase I awardees will have an opportunity to apply for a follow-on Phase II award of up to USD $1,000,000. Open to international and domestic …

Echoing Green Fellowships

Apply by 16.10 2019. Full-time two-year fellowship program which finds people working on a plan to make the world better in a big way. It helps them become impactful leaders by connecting them with the tools, resources, and communities they need to bring their ideas to life. From underrepresented U.S. cities to whole countries and regions, it focuses on communities that are less likely to connect with traditional investment. The program also cultivates a diverse network of social impact talent across a breadth of ethnic, …

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. …

International Finance Corporation Young Professionals Program [World Bank Group]

Applications close 1.10 2019. Platform enables early-stage global investment professionals to help build the private sector in developing countries. Associates in the Investment, Advisory or Treasury streams will be based in Washington DC for at least one year. They will build their expertise through engagements in different countries, close to IFC’s clients. Open to final year students working toward an advanced degree such as an MBA, JD, other relevant Masters degrees or recent graduates. Applicants should have 3 to 6 years of prior relevant work …

Health Programme – Fund for Bilateral Relations (Czech Republic) [EEA Norway Grants]

Applications Close 30.9 2019. Support available for Czech Republic applicants (1) to search for partners for donor partnership projects prior to or during the preparation of a project application; and/or (2) to develop bilateral partnership and joint preparation of an application for a donor partnership project. The Health Programme of the EEA Grants 2014-2021 is a funding instrument to support the overall objective of improving public health and reducing inequalities in health, contributing to reducing socio-economic disparities in Europe and strengthening bilateral relations between the …