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 …

IPA Hungary-Serbia: Third Call for Proposals

Submissions Due 30.9 2019. Open to public authorities, bodies governed by public law, and non-profit organisations governed by private law. Partnerships must involve eligible entities from both sides of the border, each satisfying the applicant criteria. Geographic Scope: (Hungary) Csongrád, and Bács-Kiskun counties. (Serbia) West Bačka, North Bačka, North Banat, South Bačka, Middle Banat, South Banat, and Srem. Total Allocation: EUR 10.38 million. Grants represent co-financing of uo to 85%. Project Duration: 6-18 months. Call for Proposals

Stockholm Water Prize 2020

Nominations Close 30.9 2019. Candidates shall have attained outstanding achievements of lasting significance for sustainable use and protection of the world’s water resources. The results achieved by the candidate shall have proven impact or great potential and provide stimulation for further important contributions to the conservation and protection of water resources and to improved health and well-being of the planet’s inhabitants and ecosystems. Anyone can submit a nomination for the Stockholm Water Prize, however self-nominations or nominations by persons with direct professional or family ties …

John Z. Duling Grant Program [TREE Fund]

Proposals Due 15.9 2019. Program provides start-up or seed funding to support innovative research and technology transfer projects that have the potential of benefiting the everyday work of arborists. Grants may be used to support exploratory work in the early stages of untested, but potentially transformative, research ideas and approaches. Projects are expected to be completed within one to three years with a maximum grant award of USD $25,000. In 2019, the program will be focused specifically on plant health care. Research proposals and applications …

Jack Kimmel International Grant Program [TREE Fund]

Proposals Due 15.9 2019. Grants provide much needed funding to arboriculture and urban forestry researchers all over the world. Funding available to researchers whose work is primarily outside of the United States. Research proposals and applications are invited from a wide range of academic and technical disciplines, of both a qualitative and a quantitative nature. Projects are expected to be completed within one to two years. Grant award amounts are limited to a maximum of $10,000 and will vary depending upon the adjudged value of …

Critical Needs Fellowship [ United Nations – Nippon Foundation Sustainable Ocean Programme]

Closing Date 13.9 2019. Fellowship aims to assist developing States, particularly least developed countries, small island developing States and landlocked developing countries, to address identified critical needs in the implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and related instruments, as well as Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14 and other related SDGs. Eligibility: Nominated candidates must (1) be between the ages of 25 and 40; (2) have successfully completed a first university degree; and (3) be Government officials from developing countries …

Co-operative Research Programme: Biological Resource Management for Sustainable Agricultural Systems [OECD]

Applications Close 10.9 2019. Programme aims to strengthen scientific knowledge and provide relevant scientific information to feed into future policy decisions related to the sustainable use of natural resources, in the areas of food, agriculture, forests and fisheries. It promotes international co-operation annually through funding conferences/workshops and research fellowships within three thematic areas: Managing natural capital for the future helps to ensure the availability and the quality of natural resources. Managing risks in a connected world through research helps to anticipate, pre-empt and cope with …

Strengthening Capacity in Agriculture, Livelihoods and Environment (SCALE) – Evidence of Impact Technical Support

Proposals Due 31.7 2019. SCALE is a USAID/Food for Peace (FFP)-funded capacity strengthening, applied research and knowledge sharing initiative. Implemented by Mercy Corps in collaboration with Save the Children, SCALE works to strengthen the impact, sustainability and scalability of FFP-funded agriculture, natural resource management, and off-farm livelihood activities in both emergency and development contexts. This call invites implementing organizations to build the evidence base for practices and approaches that have the potential to enhance the impact, sustainability and scalability of emergency or development activities related …

Innovation Challenge: Understanding the barriers to inclusion faced by people with disabilities and older people in WASH humanitarian programming [Elrha]

Expression of Interest due 23.6 2019. The focus is on understanding the barriers faced by older people and people with disabilities when it comes to accessing and meaningfully participating in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) humanitarian programming. The aim is to build on existing evidence and insights, so that more effective and inclusive WASH programmes can be developed. Open to any legally registered entity (eg, INGO, NGO, UN, academic, private company). Successful applicants must work in partnership with a humanitarian actor. Wherever it is possible, …

Henley & Partners Global Citizen Award 2019

Nominations Due 5.6 2019. International award honoring remarkable individuals tackling the global challenges affecting humanity today. Nominations are open to those who demonstrate vision, courage, and innovation in driving global change, and whose work has a directly positive impact on the lives of people in socially vulnerable groups. Open to individuals — rather than organizations or institutions — who are consistently working to contribute to a global issue involved in field work who are not politicians or celebrities conducting academic work that demonstrates a concrete, …