Oportunidades de Fondos para Propósitos Sostenibles

por / Jueves, 08 noviembre 2018 / Publicado enEmpresas sostenibles

Hola a todos les compartimos los links de los fondos disponibles para proyectos e investigaciones en Sostenibilidad

Grant-making opportunities
  1. New New Approaches for Strategic Prioritization of Agricultural Development Policies, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
    Seeking new approaches for strategic prioritization of agricultural development policies. Encouraging approaches that not only help countries prioritize agricultural development policies, but also inform long-term strategic planning. Proposals must closely align with the goals of the Gates Foundation’s Agricultural Development team. Although proposed solutions may be generated from ideas and contexts outside of sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), all solutions must be relevant, transferable, and applicable in the SSA focus countries: Nigeria, Tanzania, and Ethiopia.
    Deadline: Nov 14, 2018.
  2. New Increasing Demand for Vaccination Services, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
    Despite the documented benefits of vaccines and immunization, global immunization coverage continues to stagnate, and we are off-track to reach the 2020 targets for coverage and equity articulated by both the Global Vaccine Action Plan, as well as the Gavi Alliance. “Demand-side” factors have an increasingly important role to play in helping accelerate progress.
    Deadline: Nov 14, 2018.
  3. New New Approaches for Manufacturing Gut Microbial Biotherapeutics, Bill &Melinda Gates Foundation
    Recent research has demonstrated that the clinical outcomes of undernutrition in infants are associated with gut dysfunction as well as altered gut microbiota with reduced diversity. New approaches could substantially reduce the cost of manufacturing microbial biotherapeutics.
    Deadline: Nov 14, 2018.
  4. Tools and Technologies for Broad-Scale Pest and Disease Surveillance of Crop Plants in Low-Income Countries, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
    The goal of this topic is to solicit innovative tools and technologies for crop pests and disease surveillance over large geographic regions in low-income countries.
    Deadline: Nov 14, 2018.
  5. Innovation for WASH in Urban Settings, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
    Seek digital technology-based solutions that promote access to essential resources and services (clean water, sanitation) and can make a difference in reducing morbidity and mortality to promote healthy, safe, and productive lives. Creative solutions must be contextually grounded and designed in response to on-the-ground needs of women, children, and families living in challenging urban environments.
    Deadline: Nov 14, 2018.
  6. Digital health and care services, European Commission
    Digital solutions supporting a continuum of care across a range of health and care services can relieve the pressure on governments to provide more cost-effective health and care systems by improving utilization of healthcare and health outcomes. In this context the challenges are to network, lead and facilitate health systems research, innovation an digitization in view of addressing key areas of interventions in health and care services including health promotion and disease prevention.
    Funding available: EUR 22,000,000
    Deadline: Nov 14, 2018.
  7. Civil Society Organizations as Actors of Governance and Development, European Union
    The EU is seeking proposals to enable CSOs to engage as actors of governance and development at country level.
    Priorities: Gender equality, climate change, youth.
    Funding available: EUR 1,603,900
    Deadline: Nov 14, 2018.
  8. Third Wave Fund’s Mobilize Power Fund: Supporting the Leadership of Young Women
    Rapid response fund that supports the leadership of young women of color, trans, gender non-conforming, queer, and intersex youth under 35 in social movements.
    Funding available: Up to USD 7,500 per project.
    Deadline: Nov 14, 2018.
  9. Individual Research Grants Program, International Foundation for Science
    Supporting excellent individual research to build capacity of early-career scientists in the developing world to undertake research on the sustainable management of biological and water resources.
    Research areas: Biological Resources in Terrestrial Systems; Water and Aquatic Resources; Food Security, Dietary Diversity and Healthy Livelihoods
    Range: up to USD 12,000 for one to three years
    Deadline: Nov 15, 2018.
  10. MFMC’s Grant Program: Promoting Efforts to Protect the Natural Environment, Minor Foundation for Major Challenges (MFMC)
    Open to applicants from all over the world to fund communication projects which mitigate anthropogenic climate change.
    Deadline: Nov 16, 2018.
  11. New Improving practices of artisanal and small-scale mines, European Partnership for Responsible Minerals (EPRM) 
    Supporting activities that help improve conditions in and around tin, tungsten, tantalum and gold (3TG) mines and for miners in conflict-affected and high-risk areas (CAHRAs). NGOs, public or semi-public bodies and knowledge institutions can submit their ideas for projects that are linked to the mineral supply chain from CAHRAs.
    Funding available: EUR 2.4 Million
    Deadline: Nov 22, 2018.
  12. Collaborative Research Grants, National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)
    Supporting Australian participation and collaboration in leading international collaborative research through the United Kingdom’s NIHR Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Programme. The HTA Programme funds independent research about the effectiveness, costs and broader impact of healthcare treatments and tests.
    Available funding: USD 3,000,000
    Deadline: Nov 23, 2018.
  13. New BHIV Microgrant Funding Opportunity, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control
    Reducing the incidence of HIV infections in NYC and improving health of residents living with HIV to decrease new HIV infections to below 750 in NYS and 600 in NYC by 2020. This reduction stands to move these jurisdictions from a history of having the worst HIV epidemic in the country to a future where new infections are rare and those living with the disease have normal lifespans with few complications.
    Range: USD 3000 – 5000 per project
    Deadline: Nov 28, 2018.
  14. Small Grants Innovation Program, WWF India
    The duration of the project should be between 6 to 12 months and the scale of the project should be such that funding awarded covers the total or the majority of the requirements.
    Funding available: INR 400,000 per project over a max. period of two years.
    Deadline: Nov 30, 2018.
  15. Research Grant 2018, European Society for Environmental History
    The ESEH Research Grant was created to assist outstanding PhD graduate students and recent PhD graduates in completing their research in environmental history. The grant provides a single payment of €500 for research and travel in the field of environmental history, without geographical or chronological restriction. TWO such grants are expected to be awarded in 2018. The funds must be used to support archival or other field-based research and travel during 2019.
    Deadline: Dec 1, 2018.
  16. Innovation Impact Grant Programme, Expo 2020
    Open to legally registered NGOs with innovations that must have reached prototype level.
    Funding available: up to USD 100,000 per selected project.
    Deadline: Dec 2, 2018.
  17. New Local Authorities: Partnerships for sustainable cities, European Commission
    Promoting integrated urban development through partnerships built among Local Authorities of the EU Member States and of partner countries in accordance with the 2030 Agenda on sustainable development. Partnerships will support Local Authorities from partner countries to address sustainable urban development through capacity building and service-delivery. Peer to peer exchanges of Local Authorities are at the heart of this approach. Actions could support the building of new partnerships or contribute to upscale long-lasting partnerships and cooperation relations.
    Funding available: EUR 53,151,603
    Deadline: Dec 6, 2018.
  18. Power Up: resourcing women’s and girls’ movements for change, Comic Relief
    Core or project funds to support for a diverse range of women’s rights organizations to fight against systems which perpetuate the injustices they encounter in their daily lives.
    Range: Up to GBP 300K for single applicants, or up to GBP 500K for partnerships
    Deadline: Dec 7, 2018.
  19. European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR), European Commission
    Supporting civil society in protection and promotion of human rights and fundamental freedoms worldwide.
    Funding available: EUR 22 Million.
    Deadline: Dec 21, 2018.
  20. Using the Moment, Voice Cambodia
    Cambodian CSOs only.
    Deadline: Dec 31, 2018.
  21. Seizing the Moment: Global Sudden Opportunity Grants, Voice
    Open to coalitions and networks registered in either Africa or Asia with at least one of their members operating in at least one of the ten Voice focus countries Nigeria, Niger, Mali, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Indonesia, Philippines, Laos, Cambodia
    Deadline: Dec 31, 2018.
  22. Franco-German Joint Call for Proposals on “Sustainable Energy”, French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation and German Federal Ministry of Education and Research
    The projects funded are expected to promote high-quality research collaborations among researchers in France and Germany in order to provide highly innovative solutions for an efficient, affordable and ecological energy supply of France, Germany and Europe based on renewable energies across different sectors (energy, mobility, industry, and households). Besides technical aspects, the consortia are as well invited to address economic and sociologic challenges within a systemic approach of the energy transition in Europe.
    Deadline: Jan 9, 2019.
  23. 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.
  24. New 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.
  25. New 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.
  26. New 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 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. Broader Impacts Summit 2019, National Alliance for Broader Impacts
    Tuscon, Arizona, USA, Apr 30 – May 2, 2019
    Broader impacts through connectedness encompass connections (internal and external) with and between individuals, STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics), social sciences, arts and humanities, research, practice, projects and programs, theories, resources, and local, state, national, and international communities. These connections seem infinite in number and dimensions.
    Currently accepting proposals.
    Deadline: Nov 16, 2018.
  2. Technology & Transfer Conference, American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO)
    Las Vegas, USA, Jul 14-16, 2019
    AACRAO seeks content experts to share ideas, best practices, and innovative solutions that are helping to shape the future of technology and transfer practices in higher education.
    Currently accepting proposals.
    Deadline: Nov 26, 2018.
  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. 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.
  5. 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.
 Awards and prizes 
  1. New 2019 Future Conservationist Award Latin America & Caribbean, Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP)
    CLP offers Future Conservationist Awards of up to US$12,500 each to develop leadership capacity of early career conservationists who want to make a positive difference on the ground.
    Deadline: Nov 28, 2018.
  2. New 2019 Buffett Awards for Leadership in Africa and Latin America, National Geographic Society
    Two awards are presented each year: one for achievement in Africa and the other for achievement in Latin America. The awardees chosen each year are honored at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., and receive a one-time award of $25,000 to support their ongoing work.
    Deadline: Nov 30, 2018.
  3. 2018 Arab Gulf Programme for Development (AGFUND) International Prize
    Deadline: Nov. 30, 2018.
  4. National Water Awards, Government of India
    Rewarding innovative practices of groundwater augmentation by rainwater harvesting and artificial recharge, promoting water use efficiency, recycling and re-use of water and creating awareness through people’s participation in the targeted areas resulting into the sustainability of groundwater resources development, adequate capacity building amongst the stakeholders.
    Deadline: Dec 1, 2018.
  5. African Women’s Public Service Fellowship, NYU Wagner
    Made possible by a donation from the Oprah Winfrey Foundation, the fellowship expands the opportunity for African women to impact for public service in their home countries.
    Deadline: Dec 1, 2018.
  6. International Gender Equality Prize, Finnish Government
    Prize will be awarded to a person or organization working to promote gender equality in an internationally significant way.
    Award: EUR 300,000
    Deadline: Dec 31, 2018.
  7. 2019 Travel Award, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
    Award: 800 CHF (810 USD/720 EUR).
    Open only to Ph.D. students, doctoral fellows, or junior faculty, to attend a conference in 2019.
    Deadline: Dec. 31, 2018.
Fellowships and other opportunities
  1. Advanced International Training Programme: Prevent and respond to Gender Based Violence – strengthening agents of change, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)
    Seminars in Sweden, Mar 2019, and another location (tbd), Oct 2019.
    Target region: Europe and Central Asia
    Deadline: Nov 9, 2018.
  2. Endeavour Leadership Program Scholarships and Fellowships, Australian Government Department of Education and Training
    The ELP offers achieving individuals from Australia and overseas the opportunity to develop their knowledge and expertise and build institution-to-institution connections and create the next generation of international education and research leaders across a wide variety of professional fields.
    Funding available: AUD 20 million to support two-way mobility Leadership Activities.
    Deadline: Nov 15, 2018.
  3. Stavros Niarchos Foundation – FORTH Fellowships for Ph.D. candidates
    Advancing Young Researchers’ Human Capital in Cutting Edge Technologies in the Preservation of Cultural Heritage and the Tackling of Societal Challenges
    Deadline: Nov 16, 2018.
  4. Advanced International Training Programme: Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources – in Support of Innovation, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)
    Seminar in Mar 2019, with regional follow up in Oct 2019.
    Target region: Africa
    Deadline: Nov 23, 2018.
  5. Advanced International Training Programme: Self-regulation of Media in a democratic framework, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)
    Target region: Latin America
    Deadline: Nov 30, 2018.
  6. Call for Proposals: WMO Global Campus Innovations, World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
    WMO is initiating the publication of a volume of short papers describing case studies of innovations implemented by partners in the Education and Training Programme (ETRP). The goal of creating this volume is to inspire community members to try new methods and implement new types of courses that effectively fill education and training gaps.
    Deadline: Dec 1, 2018.
  7. Advanced International Training Programme: Developing Strategies for National Chemicals Management, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)
    Seminars in Sweden, May 2019, and one of the participating countries, Dec 2019.
    Deadline: Dec 1, 2018.
  8. Advanced International Training Programme: Sustainable Urban Water and Sanitation-Integrated Processes, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)
    Seminar in Sweden, May 2019, and Nepal, Nov 2019.
    Target region: Asia
    Deadline: Dec 7, 2018.
  9. New Environmental Fellowship for Mid-career Conservationists, Kinship Foundation
    The in-residence program will be held in Bellingham, Washington from June 30 to July 31, 2019. Using a case study methodology, Fellows identify new solutions to real life conservation challenges. Over the course of the month, Fellows attend dynamic sessions, participate in collaborative and independent projects, and attend field trips.
    Each Fellow receives a USD 6,000 stipend and housing for the month of the program.
    Deadline: Jan 8, 2019.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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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