Fuentes de financiación para proyectos sostenibles

por / Lunes, 14 enero 2019 / Publicado enEmpresas sostenibles

Further down, you can find the exhaustive list of all currently open funding opportunities of previous editions.



New in:

  1. European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) ISRAEL 2018-2019, European Commission
  2. Improving Occupational Health and Safety Grant Scheme (IOHS) in Turkey, European Commission
  3. Project Innovation Grants, The Endangered Landscapes Programme
  4. Increasing the Quality of Special Education Services for Inclusive Education in Turkey, European Commission
  5. VOC-Test Centres-III Grant Scheme (VOC-TEST-III) for Turkey, European Commission
  6. ISA-IDSS Seoul 2019: Regionalist Perspectives on World Order: Challenges and Responses
  7. The World Food Prize, The World Food Prize Foundation

All currently open calls:

Grant-making opportunities

  1. Implementation of Good governance, Peace Building and Conflict Resolution and Livelihoods/ Economic Empowerment Programmes in Tanzania, The Foundation for Civil Society (FCS)
    Range: TZS 20 -50 Million
    Deadline: Jan 15, 2019.
  2. Research and Development Fund, Efficiency for Access Coalition
    Investing into Research and Development (R&D) projects that lead to the acceleration of availability, affordability, efficiency and performance of a range of Low Energy Inclusive Appliances that are particularly suited to developing country contexts and promote social inclusion.
    Total funding available: GBP 1,000,000
    Deadline: Jan 16, 2019.
  3. UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women
    The ultimate vision of the UN Trust Fund is a world without violence against women and girls that is aligned with international human rights standards and humanitarian law of which gender equality and the elimination of all forms of violence and discrimination against women and girls is an integral part.
    Funding available: 3 years grants of USD 150,001 – 1,000,000 for all CSOs
    3 year grants of USD 50,000 – 150,000 for small CSOs
    Deadline: Jan 18, 2019.
    Here is a guide of how to apply to this opportunity successfully.
  4. Light A Single Candle (LASC) International Grants Program
    Projects must address one of the following focus areas: Food support, security, and sustainability; Social Entrepreneurship & Microdevelopment; Poverty relief; and must be located within the following countries: Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, or Nicaragua.
    Deadline: Jan 19, 2019.
  5. Standard Grants Program: Supporting Human Rights Organisations & Defenders, Euro-Mediterranean Foundation
    Providing financial support to regional, national and local human rights NGOs and institutes as well as individuals, who promote, support, protect and monitor the observance of human rights in the South-Mediterranean region.
    Funding available: EUR 40,000 per project (max.)
    Deadline: Jan 20, 2019
  6. Renewing the European Union Human Rights Defenders Mechanism, European Commission
    Renewing the EU multifaceted human rights defenders mechanism led by a consortium of specialised organisations with worldwide coverage addressing the most difficult situations faced by human rights defenders. The specific objectives are: to enable HRDs at risk (individuals, groups and organisations) to carry out their work and enhance their protection through EU multifaceted support worldwide; to enhance temporary relocation and shelter capacities for HRDs in most difficult situations, including rest and respite, and support to their subsequent return or integration; to strengthen the coordination and synergy with other actors and initiatives supporting HRDs, including those funded by the EIDHR.
    Funding available: EUR 15 Million
    Deadline: Jan 22, 2019.
  7. Enhancing CSOs’ Contribution to Governance and Development Processes in Malaysia, European Commission
    Enhancing capacity of Malaysian CSOs to contribute to governance and development process in Malaysia by increasing women’s participation in decision-making processes, strengthening the capacity of media as a key actor in promoting good governance, transparency, and accountability, and empowering Indigenous Peoples (IP) to better access their rights and engage in local development and governance.
    Funding available: EUR 6,5 Million
    Deadline: Jan 24, 2019.
  8. Enhancing CSOs’ Contribution to Governance and Development Processes in Thailand, European Commission
    Enhancing capacity of Thai CSOs to contribute to governance and development process in Thailand, with a view to contribute to the attainment of sustainable development goals (SDGs).
    Funding available: EUR 6,5 Million
    Deadline: Jan 24, 2019.
  9. Social Innovation Challenge 2019, Civil Society Academy,Welthungerhilfe and Impact Hub
    Developing ground-breaking innovations to tackle hunger and social injustice over the next 18 months
    Range: EUR 40,000
    Deadline: Jan 25, 2019.
  10. Empowering Civil Society Organizations in Western Balkans, Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO)
    Supporting and empowering CSOs and secondary schools to implement activities in the areas of regional youth cooperation, mobility and exchange; and enabling environment for regional youth cooperation.
    Total funding available: EUR 1,000,000
    Deadline: Jan 25, 2019.
  11. Support to Promoting Environmentally Sustainable Commercial Aquaculture in Uganda (PESCA), European Commission
    Contributing to a competitive, job-intensive, environmentally sustainable and climate-resilient agriculture sector in Uganda. The specific objective of the project is: to support the development of a competitive, job-intensive, environmentally-sustainable and climate-resilient aquaculture value chain in a comprehensive manner.
    Total funding available: EUR 1,950,000
    Deadline: Jan 29, 2019.
  12. China Civil Society Organisations: Enhancing CSOs’ Contribution to Governance and Development Processes, European Commission
    Enhancing Chinese CSO’s capacities to contribute to governance and development process in China through capacity building, networking, advocacy and research. The specific objectives of this call for proposals are: To increase NGO capacities to strengthen women’s participation in decision-making; To increase NGO capacities to empower People with disabilities and to better integrate them in society;      To increase the participation of CSOs in tackling climate change and mitigating its adverse effects.
    Total funding available: EUR 3,500,000
    Deadline: Jan 29, 2019.
  13. Combined biomass valorization to bioenergy, industrial feedstocks and bio-based products, ERA-NET Bioenergy and BESTF3
    Innovative, transnational research, development and innovation (R&D&I) projects in the field of bioenergy. Funding will be offered to excellent proposals that provide clear added value through cooperation of partners in at least two (preferably more) participating countries. Novelty beyond the state of the art in the bioenergy value chain addressed must be significant, and evidence of exploitation potential must be provided (e.g. by way of tangible industry commitment). Public funding is available from funding bodies in Austria, Finland, Germany, The Netherlands, Poland, Sweden and Switzerland.
    Deadline: Jan 29, 2019.
  14. 2018 European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Country-Based Support Scheme Philippines, European Commission
    Supporting the work of CSOs in addressing the needs of vulnerable and marginalised groups with a particular focus on supporting the empowerment of these groups to claim their rights.
    Total funding available: EUR 1,440,000
    Deadline: Jan 30, 2019.
  15. Challenge for Radical Ideas in Higher Education, Jacobs University
    Providing innovative impulses in the important fields of higher education and academic learning.
    Range: Up to CHF 750,000
    Deadline: Jan 31, 2019.
  16. Ornithological Society of the Middle East (OSME) Conservation Fund
    Small grants programme that supports bird conservation projects in the OSME region.
    Range: Between GBP 1,000 – 2,000
    Deadline: Jan 31, 2019.
  17. Blue Labs, European Commission
    This action aims at promoting innovative “laboratories” (Blue Labs) to pilot new and economically viable solutions addressing selected maritime and marine challenges and opportunities. The focus of this action is to support young scientists supported by experienced researchers, industry and local stakeholders, to team up and develop innovative technologies, products and services in support of a sustainable blue economy, preserving marine resources and ecosystems. The Blue Labs concept works at the interface between research and commercial exploitation, testing and piloting innovative products and services so that results from research are taken forward closer to the market. To ensure the EU added value of supported activities, the development of solutions has to be tailored to the specific problems or needs of one or more sea basins or sub-sea basin surrounding the EU coasts (e.g. Mediterranean, Western-Mediterranean, Adriatic-Ionia Seas, Atlantic, North Sea, Baltic Sea, Black Sea).
    Total funding available: EUR 18.7 Million
    Deadline: Jan 31, 2019.
  18. Positive Action for Europe, ViiV Healthcare
    Supporting people impacted by HIV in Europe through grants for community and grassroots programmes. Positive Action Europe looks to fund community-based projects that reach those most affected by HIV, particularly in marginalised or vulnerable populations. The program support initiatives that are innovative, sustainable and produce tangible results for PLHIV.
    Total funding available: EUR 250,000
    Deadline: Jan 31, 2019.
  19. Small Research Grants, Spencer Foundation
    This program aims to fund academic work that will contribute to the improvement of education, broadly conceived.
    Funding available: Max. USD 50,000
    Deadline: Feb 1, 2019.
  20. India Civil Society Organisations: Enhancing CSOs’ Contribution to Governance and Development Processes, European Commission
    The global objective is to strengthen the ability of Indian civil society and its organisations to perform their role as independent agents of change, implementing actions that bring transformative change into the lives of women and girls. The specific objective will focus on impacting the lives of vulnerable women and girls by building capacities of CSOs in India to scale up their work, through partnership and engagement with social enterprises, private sector, cooperatives and social businesses.
    Funding available: EUR 6,650,000
    Deadline: Feb 7, 2019.
  21. New European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) ISRAEL 2018-2019, European Commission
    This instrument is designed to support civil society to become an effective force for political reform and defence of human rights.
    Funding available: EUR 2,400,000
    Deadline: Feb 8, 2019.
  22. The Options for Pregnancy Termination (OPTions) Innovation Initiative, Government of Canada
    The OPTions Initiative seeks innovative and transformative ideas that have potential to improve access to safe abortion in low- and middle-income countries where there are one or more legal grounds to support it. These ideas could originate from innovators worldwide and across a wide range of disciplines.
    Funding available: Up to CAD 250,000 per project
    Deadline: Feb 12, 2019
  23. 2019 P4G Partnership Fund, Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030
    Financial support and targeted assistance to select public-private partnerships that are advancing innovative strategies to achieve the following five Sustainable Development Goals: Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture, Water and Sanitation, Clean Energy, Sustainable Cities, Sustainable Consumption and Production (circular economy)
    Range: Up to USD 100,000 for start-up projects, up to USD 1,000,000 for scale-up projects
    Deadline: Feb 15, 2018. 
    Here is a guide of how to apply successfully to this opportunity. A webinar of how to apply to this opportunity will be hosted on Dec 11 and 12.
  24. Agro-Food value chain, Farming systems, Management of water, PRIMA
    Funding available: EUR 34,900,000
    Deadline: Pre-proposal Feb 21, 2019.
  25. Dutch Fund for Climate and Development (DFCD), Government of Netherlands
    Financing climate projects in developing countries aimed at: Combating climate change (mitigation) and enabling people to adapt to climate change (adaptation). The Minister also wants to support the most vulnerable countries and groups.
    Funding available: EUR 160,000,000
    Deadline: Feb 22, 2019.
  26. Promotion of Family Farming in West Africa, Fondation de France and the French Committee for International Solidarity (CFSI)
    Promoting local initiatives to increase access to food through viable and sustainable West African family farming, share its achievements on a larger scale and contribute to the documentation of sustainability.
    Funding available: Between EUR 10,000 – 50,000
    Deadline Feb 25, 2019.
  27. Sustainable groundwater management in water-stressed Mediterranean areas, PRIMA
    Funding available: EUR 6,400,000
    Deadline: Pre-proposal Feb 28, 2019.
  28. Conserving water and soil in Mediterranean dry-farming, smallholder agriculture, PRIMA
    Funding available: EUR 4,500,000
    Deadline: Pre-proposal Feb 28, 2019.
  29. Sustainability and competitiveness of Mediterranean greenhouse and intensive Horticulture, PRIMA
    Funding available: EUR 6,400,000
    Deadline: Pre-proposal Feb 28, 2019.
  30. Implementation of analytical tools and digital technology to achieve traceability, authenticity control of traditional Mediterranean foods, PRIMA
    Funding available: EUR 6,400,000
    Deadline: Pre-proposal Feb 28, 2019.
  31. Assessing social, technical and economic benefits of a cross-sectoral governance of the Water-Ecosystems-Food Nexus, PRIMA
    Funding available: EUR 3,200,000
    Deadline: Pre-proposal Feb 28, 2019.
  32. Platform for mapping and capitalisation of results and best practices from past and on-going projects related to farming system, water and food in the Mediterranean Area, PRIMA
    Funding available: EUR 1,100,000
    Deadline: Feb 28, 2019.
  33. Microplastics in the Marine Environment, joint call by twelve JPI Oceans member countries
    JPI Oceans is aiming to promote European and transatlantic research cooperation on the issue, and contribute to the Regional Seas Conventions, to the implementation of the Belém Statement as well as G7, G20 and UN aims of reducing (micro-) plastic pollution in the ocean.
    Total funding available: EUR 9,200,000
    Deadline: Feb 28, 2019.
  34. Marine Research Grant (MARG) Program 2019, Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association
    Providing young and upcoming scientists with a reliable and flexible mechanism to turn their ideas into research projects and also offers opportunity for presentation of research results at various regional and international fora.
    Range: Between USD 3,000 – 10,000 per project
    Deadline: Mar 1, 2019.
  35. New Improving Occupational Health and Safety Grant Scheme (IOHS) in Turkey, European Commission
    Improving working conditions, constitute safety culture at workplaces, capacity building, support human resources development underline the importance of unionization and compensations due to occupational accidents, raise awareness, reach out the employers, employees and relevant stakeholders at local level for mining sector and very hazardous sectors (except mining sector) determined according to NACE Coding System and to facilitate the fulfilment of legal obligations of workplaces.
    Funding available: 6,000,000
    Deadline: Mar 4, 2019.
  36. New Project Innovation Grants, The Endangered Landscapes Programme
    Building alliances and prepare plans (and funding proposals) for exciting and innovative new landscape initiatives.
    Funding available: USD 100,000 per project
    Deadline: Mar 4, 2019.
  37. FineReads 2018 Grant Program
    Supporting nonprofits and organizations who have made impactful efforts towards increasing world literacy.
    Funding range: Between USD 1,000 – 5,000
    Deadline Mar 31, 2019.
  38. Saving Lives at Birth in Low-Resource Settings, The Laerdal Foundation
    The support will be focused on practically oriented projects helping achieve SDG 3. Focus areas: Innovative approaches to more efficient education and implementation; Collaborative initiatives, such as the Helping Babies Survive and Helping Mothers Survive and Survive & Thrive Global Development Alliances; Projects in selected focus countries; Tanzania, Ethiopia, Malawi, Bangladesh, India, Nepal.
    Range: Up to USD 50,000 per award.
    Deadline: Apr 1, 2019.
  39. Empowering Communities (Sustainable Agriculture and Livelihoods Programming), Rise Against Hunger
    Supporting food security and livelihoods through increased agricultural production and strengthened value chains.
    Range: USD 75,000 – 100,000 per project
    Deadline: Apr 4, 2019.
  40. New Increasing the Quality of Special Education Services for Inclusive Education in Turkey, European Commission
    Increase the quality of special education services for inclusive education.
    Funding available: EUR 7,000,000
    Deadline: Apr 15, 2019.
  41. Supporting Joint Actions on sustainable urban accessibility and connectivity, European Commission
    The proposed ERA-NET Cofund action addresses specific challenges of sustainable urban accessibility and connectivity. Sustainable urban accessibility and connectivity is defined as the ease with which activities and opportunities may be reached in an urban transport system, with lower negative environmental impacts. Network connectivity reflects the directness of routes, using different modes to travel between points. It applies both for passenger and freight transport.
    Funding available: EUR 4 Million
    Deadline: Apr 25, 2019.
  42. Promoting Pioneering Projects of Women, Maecenia Foundation Grant Program
    Supporting pioneering projects by women in all areas of science, art and culture. The submitted works should contribute to the development of the sciences and the arts by developing new approaches from the perspective of women. Projects that move between science and art and / or are interdisciplinary are particularly desirable. Funding will also be given to projects that are dedicated to the traditions and achievements of women: research and documentation that give meaning to the work of women in science, art and culture.
    Deadline: May 1, 2019.
  43. New VOC-Test Centres-III Grant Scheme (VOC-TEST-III) for Turkey, European Commission
    Developing qualified and certified labour force, strengthening the link between education and employment, promoting validation of non-formal and informal learning and facilitating the harmonization of the Turkish Qualifications Framework with European Qualifications Framework.
    Funding available: EUR 5,000,000
    Deadline: May 27, 2019.
  44. Small Grants Innovation Program, WWF India
    Young Indians are invited to apply to respond innovatively and independently to the conservation issues which affect the country.
    Range: Up to INR 400,000 per project
    Deadline: Jun 15, 2019.
  45. Aboriginal Land Clean-up and Prevention Program (ALCUP), NSW Environment Protection Authority
    This program aims to protect and enhance land that is culturally significant to Aboriginal people. It seeks to provide support to Local Aboriginal Land Councils (LALCs) to manage illegal dumping on private land owned by Aboriginal communities.
    Funding available: Between AUS 10,000-75,000 per project.
    Deadline: This program is open on an ongoing basis until 30 September 2019 or until funds are exhausted.
  46. Global Water Futures – Affiliate Projects
    The goal of the program is to deliver risk management solutions – informed by leading-edge water science and supported by innovative decision-making tools – to manage water futures in Canada and other cold regions where global warming is changing landscapes, ecosystems, and the water environment.
    Deadline: There is no associated closing date with applications.
  47. Global Innovation Fund (GIF)
    This program seeks to invest in social innovations that aim to improve the lives and opportunities of millions of people in the developing world. Open to funding innovations in any sector as long as they can demonstrate their innovation improves the lives of those living on less than USD 5 PPP per day.
    Funding available: USD 50,000 to USD 15 Million
    Deadline: Program is open on an ongoing basis.

Conferences: Calls for abstracts, papers or speakers 

  1. Conference on Commodities, Volatility, and Risk Management: The Impacts of Trade Restrictions, Market Imperfections, and Green Finance
    Oilseed Markets Research Initiative (MiMO) & InterAmerican Development Bank (IDB)
    Paris, France, May 14-15, 2019
    Currently accepting papers.
    Deadline: Jan 18, 2019.
  2. 4th edition of the International Conference on Public Policy (ICPP4)
    Montreal, Canada, Jun 26-28, 2019
    Currently accepting papers.
    Deadline: Jan 30, 2019.
  3. 91st SIEC-ISBE International Conference: Diversity in Business Education
    Kefalonia, Greece, Jul 28 – Aug 2, 2019
    Diversity is a broad term, but as educators apply it to Business Education, more focus is possible. The 2019 SIEC Conference Committee would like to emphasize how diversity can bring people together—students, workers, educators, business managers, consumers, etc., and with a better understanding of diversity as it exists today, learning from each other is probable—with greater preparedness for the future.
    Currently accepting submissions for workshops, presentations, and posters.
    Deadline: Jan 31, 2019.
  4. SDG Conference Bergen: re:thinking/re:working: addressing the inequality of knowledge
    Bergen, Norway, Feb 7-8, 2019.
    Currently open for registration.
  5. New ISA-IDSS Seoul 2019: Regionalist Perspectives on World Order: Challenges and Responses
    Seoul, South Korea, Jul 4-6, 2019
    Currently accepting proposals.
    Deadline: Feb 10, 2019.
  6. LACEA’s BRAIN (Behavioral Insights Network)
    Washington DC, USA, Jun 6-7, 2019
    Currently accepting papers.
    Deadline: Feb 15, 2019.
  7. Towards a Sustainable Water Future: Waterfuture Conference
    Bengaluru, India, Sept 24-27, 2019
    Currently accepting abstracts.
    Deadline: Feb 28, 2019.
  8. Lead with Courage, MassCUE & MASCD Leadership Conference 2019
    Worcester, USA, March 15, 2019
    MassCUE (Massachusetts Computer Using Educators) and MASCD (the Massachusetts affiliate of ASCD) have joined forces to bring together classroom and educational leaders for a one-day event of powerful presentations, workshops, hands-on sessions, and informal gatherings to address the critical issues of education.
    Currently accepting abstracts.
  9. Shaping the Future with Innovative Teaching: Second Annual Education Conference, Zayed University
    Dubai, UAE, March 27-28, 2019
    The conference will provide a platform for practitioners, administrators, and academics in the field to share, collaborate, and explore innovative approaches to creating successful teaching and learning environments for students.
    Currently accepting proposals.
  10. Universities and Climate Change: Understanding and managing the extreme impacts of climate change
    Warsaw, Poland, Jul 4-5, 2019
    Many universities across the world perform state-of-the art research on matters related to climate change, both in respect of mitigation, and adaptation. Yet, as shown by the 21stConference of the Parties of the UN Convention on Climate Change (COP 21), held in Paris in 2015, there is much room for improvements in the role played by universities in the negotiations and in influencing decision-making on a matter of such a global importance.
    Currently accepting abstracts.
  11. 6th International Conference on Disaster Management and Human Health Risk: Reducing Risk, Improving Outcomes
    Ancona, Italy, Sept 25-27, 2019
    This series of conferences originated with the need for academia and practitioners to exchange knowledge and experience on the way to handle the increasing risk of natural and human-made disasters. Recent major earthquakes, tsunamis, hurricanes, floods and other natural phenomena have resulted in huge losses in terms of human life and property destruction. A new range of human-made disasters have afflicted humanity in modern times; terrorist activities have been added to more classical disasters such as those due to the failure of industrial installations for instance.
    Currently accepting abstracts.

Awards and prizes 

  1. Social Innovation Challenge 2019 Asia
    Developing ground-breaking innovations to tackle hunger and social injustice.
    Range: Up to EUR 40,000
    Deadline: Jan 25, 2019.
  2. UN SDG Action Awards, UN SDG Action Campaign
    Recognizing individuals, civil society organizations, subnational governments, foundations, networks, or private sector leaders from across the globe for the most innovative, impactful and transformative initiatives building a global movement of action for the SDGs.
    Deadline: Jan 30, 2019.
  3. Energy Management Leadership Awards, Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM)
    Recognizing leading organizations for their energy management achievements and raise the profile of the ISO 50001 energy management system as a proven, broadly applicable solution to global energy and climate challenges.
    Organizations submitting entries will be eligible for three types of recognition.
    Deadline: Jan 31, 2019.
  4. WISE Prize for Education
    Recognizing an individual or a team for an outstanding contribution to education at any level
    Award USD 500,000 dedicated to growing the initiative
    Deadline: Feb 26, 2019.
  5. 2020 Martin Ennals Award
    The Martin Ennals Award is intended for currently active human rights defenders (HRD) who are defending the rights of others with non-violent means, while at risk. This could include physical danger, repressive legal processes, or other forms of harassment.
    Deadline: Mar 26, 2019.
  6. New The World Food Prize, The World Food Prize Foundation
    Currently accepting nominations for its globally renowned award that recognizes the accomplishments of individuals who have advanced human development by improving the quality, quantity or availability of food in the world.
    Award: USD 250,000
    Deadline: May 1, 2019.
  7. Sydney Peace Prize 2020, Sydney Peace Foundation
    Australia’s only international prize for peace to inspire and empower people from all walks of life to make peace with justice a reality.
    Award: AUD 50,000
    Deadline: June 30, 2019.

Fellowships and other opportunities

  1. Call for Female Applicants: AIMS-Canada Research Chairs in Climate Change Science, International Development Research Centre, Canada and Global Affairs Canada (GAC)
    Each Chair will be provided up to USD 970,000 over a four-year period and tasked with executing a world-class research program able to contribute significantly towards building both the human capital and the scientific knowledgebase required to solve important climate change-related problems in Africa and beyond.
    The application process will remain open until suitable candidates are identified.
  2. Call for Global Scholar Placement Partners, WORLD Policy Analysis Center (WORLD)
    Supporting global civil society and research organizations in making progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by connecting organizations with dedicated students from the University of California, Los Angeles and from across the globe.
    Deadline: Jan 18, 2019.
  3. Advanced International Training Programme: Mine water and mine waste management, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)
    Seminar in Sweden, May 2019, and in one of the participating countries in Mar 2020.
    Target region: Africa
    Deadline: Jan 24, 2019.
  4. Lee Schipper Memorial Scholarship The Schipper Family and EMBARQ, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities’ sustainable urban mobility initiative
    Award: USD 10,000 to advance transformative research in efficient and sustainable transport
    Deadline: Jan 25, 2019.
  5. 2019-2021 Next Einstein Forum (NEF) Fellows Programme, African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in partnership with the Robert Bosch Stiftung
    Select programme that recognises Africa’s best young scientists and technologists.
    Deadline: Jan 27, 2019.
  6. Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability Fellowship (AHDA), Institute for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University
    AHDA provides fellows with the opportunity to hone practical skills in fundraising, advocacy and leadership; to develop a deeper understanding of and engagement with the past; and to foster mutually beneficial relationships with their peers and with international and non-profit organizations based in New York and Washington, D.C.
    Deadline: Jan 31, 2019.
  7. Ghanaian Women’s Social Leadership Program, New York University’s Robert F Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and Fundación Mujeres for Africa
    The program offers a one-year, cohort-based leadership development program for women in mid-level positions in Ghanaian civil society organizations.
    Deadline: Feb 3, 2019.
  8. Dalai Lama Fellowship 2019
    Offering emerging leaders a rigorous, interdisciplinary program on ways to be a different kind of leader, a leader that connects and cares for self, extends genuine compassion to others, and works for our common humanity. Fellows cultivate practices in mind training for increasing self-awareness, self-care and resilience, for connecting with others and working across differences, and in building solutions for generations to come.
    Deadline: Feb 3, 2019.
  9. Open Society Fellowship Program, Open Society Foundations
    New and radical forms of ownership, governance, entrepreneurship, and financialization are needed to fight pervasive economic inequality. This proposition is intended as a provocation—to stimulate productive controversy and debate—and does not necessarily represent the views of the Open Society Foundations. Applicants are invited to dispute, substantiate, or otherwise engage with the proposition in their submissions. Though the proposition deals with economic issues, those without an economics or business background are welcome to apply, provided they have a relevant project in mind.
    Funding information: Fellows will receive a stipend of USD 80,000 or USD 100,000, depending on work experience, seniority, and current income.
    Deadline: Feb 4, 2019.
    LE STUDIUM Loire Valley Institute for Advanced Studies aims to boost international scientific exchanges in the Centre-Val de Loire region (France), to increase research capacity, enhance scientific excellence and to promote mobility and career development of researchers.
    Award:  researcher’s salary, fully furnished accommodation, administrative support and funds to organise an international event related to the research project during the residence.
    Deadline: Feb 7, 2019.
  11. Faculty Mobility Program, Government of Canada
    Open to Canadian professors and researchers to teach or conduct research, for a short period, in Latin America and the Caribbean. Aiming to increase the number of institutional collaborations and student exchange agreements between Canadian, Latin American and Caribbean postsecondary institutions.
    Value: Up to CAD 7,000
    Deadline: Feb 19, 2019.
  12. Apply to host the first Sustainability Research and Innovation Congress in 2020, Future Earth and Belmont Forum
    This congress will allow the world’s foremost research and innovation communities to come together to share successes, exchange views, and work across disciplines and sectors to support a global transformation to sustainability.
    Deadline: Mar 1, 2019.
  13. International Climate Protection Fellowships, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
    The fellowships enables prospective leaders in academia and industry from a non-European transition or developing country to implement a research-based proposal in the field of climate protection or climate-related resource conservation during a one-year stay in Germany.
    Funding available: monthly fellowship of between €2,150 and €2,650, depending on applicants qualifications
    Deadline: Mar 1, 2019.
  14. Advanced International Training Programme: Applied Land Governance, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)
    Seminar in Sweden, Sept 2019, and in one of the participating countries in Mar 2020.
    Target region: Africa
    Deadline: Apr 5, 2019.
  15. International Master’s Fellowships, Wellcome Trust
    This scheme offers nationals of low- and middle-income countries the opportunity to receive training at Master’s degree level.
    Funding available: GBP 120,000 including salary, studentship stipend, fees and research expenses
    Deadline: Apr 16, 2019.
  16. German Studies Research Grant, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
    This specialized DAAD program offers German Studies Research Grants to highly-qualified undergraduate and graduate students who are nominated by their department/program chairs. The grant may be used for short-term research (one to two months) in Germany. The program is designed to encourage research and promote the study of cultural, political, historical, economic and social aspects of modern and contemporary German affairs from an inter- and multidisciplinary perspective.
    Deadline: May 1, 2019.
  17. Future of Work Program 2019, Russell Sage Foundation
    Supporting innovative research on the causes and consequences of changes in the quality of jobs for less- and moderately-skilled workers and their families.
    Deadline: Aug 19, 2019.
  18. Veski Innovation Fellowships
    Open to Australian and non-Australian researchers and scientists in the fields of science and innovative technology, specifically in the areas of: biotechnology; biomedical; advanced manufacturing including food science and bioengineering; environmental and energy technologies; and the enabling sciences.
    Funding available: USD 50,000 (max)
    Deadline: Open application process with assessment done every six months.

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