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UN Young Champions of the Earth 2019 (Receive US $15,000 in Seed Funding)

UN Young Champions of the Earth 2019 (Receive US $15,000 in Seed Funding)
Grants
Application Deadline: March 31, 2019 UN Young Champions of the Earth is a forward-looking prize designed to breathe life into the ambitions of brilliant young environmentalists. Are you a change-maker, rain-maker, ground-breaker? Do you see opportunity, where others see crisis? Do you want to change the world? Young Champions of the Earth aims to celebrate and support individuals who have outstanding potential to create a positive environmental impact. More than just an honorary title, Young Champions of the Earth Prize aims to nurture the next generation of environmental leaders. Up to 50 applicants who clearly articulate their skills requirements and demonstrate a strong willingness to learn will be granted privileged access to mentoring opportunities. They will be able to seek techni...

Africa Grants Programme 2019-2020: Established Partnership Grants

Africa Grants Programme 2019-2020: Established Partnership Grants
Grants
Application Deadline: February 28, 2019 THET is pleased to announce the third round of grants under the Africa Grants Programme (AGP) with support from Johnson & Johnson. The AGP supports the training of health workers in low- and middle-income countries, through engaging established partnerships between health organisations in the UK and Ireland and their counterparts in Sub-Saharan Africa.  More information on the AGP and the projects funded in the first and second rounds of the grant programme is available in the official website. THET welcomes grant applications to strengthen the healthcare workforce in one of the following two areas: Stream 1: Essential Surgical and Anaesthetic Care This stream will focus on reducing morbidity and mortality from conditions requiring essential

The Microinsurance Challenge Fund 2019

The Microinsurance Challenge Fund 2019
Grants
Deadline: 5th February 2019 Financial Sector Deepening Uganda (FSDU) is an independent not-for-profit company committed to promoting greater access to financial services in Uganda. FSD Uganda seeks to develop a more inclusive financial sector with a focus on low-income individuals (particularly women) and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). They support innovation, conduct research, help promote and improve policy, laws, and regulation that shape the financial sector in Uganda. Microinsurance is any form of insurance that is targeted at, accessible to and/or used by lower-income consumers. The principal distinction from traditional insurance is in the targeting of low-income people, which leads to distinct characteristics and objectives, including addressing the particular risk...

SEED Foundation Call for Projects 2019: Promoting Local Resources of the African Soil

SEED Foundation Call for Projects 2019: Promoting Local Resources of the African Soil
Grants
This call for projects aims at enhancing the local*resources of African lands (agricultural practices, know-how, local agricultural products, etc.) and optimizing their management in order to support their role in the development of family farming in Africa.SEED Foundation wishes to support projects that maintain the diversity of the local resources while offering innovative prospects to transform the agricultural system. This theme is an answer to the challenges of standardization and homogenization of practices and the loss of diversity in the agri-food sector. Your project will therefore address the following issues:To what extent can local land resources meet the challenges of an agricultural system (creating jobs, responding to local demand, etc.)?How to maintain the diversity of agr...

Wamda X Entrepreneurial Grants 2019 in UAE

Wamda X Entrepreneurial Grants 2019 in UAE
Grants
  Application Deadline: January 20, 2019 Wamda X is a grant-based program for founders with the aim to safe-route the often financially grueling and solitary path to entrepreneurship. They have designed an environment to help founders build their startups through a 4-month relationship-focused program. Their goal is to co-found businesses with Fellows by providing successful applicants with grants and opening up the Wamda network of mentors to help ease the process of starting and scaling a business. Wamda X will be the initial financiers for founders and offers access to Wamda Capital, which can continue financing these businesses as they grow. Wamda are here to help co-found businesses from their earliest stages. Be it an idea or a revenue generating startup, they want to be a pa...

Singularity University Global Startup Program 2019

Singularity University Global Startup Program 2019
Grants, Trainings
Deadline: January 15, 2019 Applications are invited for the Singularity University Global Startup Program 2019. The Global Startup Program (GSP) is a comprehensive program for startups looking to transform radical ideas into tangible impact on a global scale. The GSP is a structured, immersive program offering startup-focused educational resources and world-class mentorship from SU’s faculty, staff, and industry experts—in a safe, nurturing environment. The program aims to scale startups into global businesses. They want to inspire you to solve the world’s biggest challenges and impact the lives of a billion people. Program Details The Global Startup Program brings together entrepreneurs from around the world for structured, immersive workshops and intensive fieldwork in multiple locat

Ashoka/Boehringer Ingelheim Making More Health Accelerator 2019 (Up to Euros 50k in Funding)

Ashoka/Boehringer Ingelheim Making More Health Accelerator 2019 (Up to Euros 50k in Funding)
Grants
Deadline: February 15, 2019 Applications for the Ashoka/Boehringer Ingelheim Making More Health Accelerator 2019 are now open. The MMH Accelerator is a structured, 11-month business accelerator program offered under the MMH Initiative that supports social entrepreneurs with well-established startups in the health space. Entrepreneurs are given an opportunity to strengthen and scale their work via the reach and operations of a multinational healthcare company through co-creation. Through the MMH Accelerator, participants are provided with tailored access to expertise and capacity building to unlock their next phase of growth. A unique feature of the program is its co-creation approach – which involves participating social entrepreneurs working hand-in-hand with Boehringer Ingelheim emplo

Call for Proposals: Bridge 47 – Building Global Citizenship Education Project Grants 2019

Call for Proposals: Bridge 47 – Building Global Citizenship Education Project Grants 2019
Grants
Deadline: January 24, 2019 Are you working in the area of Global Citizenship Education or educational innovations? Do you think that education can change the world around you for the better? If your answer is yes, Bridge 47 welcomes you to participate in a call for innovative educational projects. Bridge 47 believes education can help us reverse negative global trends. In the current call for proposals they are looking for small scale (regional, local, community) innovative projects which put Global Citizenship Education and other types of value-based education in practice. Grant The maximum project budget should not exceed €5,000, with a maximum project grant of €4,750 (5 % co-financing requested from project applicant); Successful applicants will be invited to a two-day desi

UN Trust Fund’s Grant 2018 to End Violence Against Women

UN Trust Fund’s Grant 2018 to End Violence Against Women
Grants
Apply for the UN Trust Fund’s Grant 2018 to End Violence Against Women. The UN Trust Fund’s annual Call for Proposals, which is available in six languages, accepts multi-year grant applications for up to US$1 million in English, French and Spanish. With its 22nd funding cycle in 2018, the UN Trust Fund will fund organizations that qualify for funding (a) under the three programmatic areas of the UN Trust Fund Strategic Plan 2015-2020, (b) under the “special window” addressing violence against women and girls in the context of the current refugee crisis and (c) under the “special window” addressing violence against women and girls with disabilities. The United Nations Trust Fund in Support of Actions to Eliminate Violence against Women (“UN Trust Fund”) is a global multi-lateral mechanism

CoreNet Global Academic Challenge 4.0 (Fully-funded to the Global Summit in Hong Kong + US$5,000)

CoreNet Global Academic Challenge 4.0 (Fully-funded to the Global Summit in Hong Kong + US$5,000)
Grants
Deadline: November 30, 2018 The CoreNet Global Academic Challenge 4.0 – Hong Kong is open for applications. The goal of this global competition is to raise awareness of corporate real estate as a viable career opportunity amongst college students of all academic disciplines, to connect local chapters and members of the association with future talent, and encourage more universities to include corporate real estate in their curricula. The Challenge Forward-thinking leaders of today are focused on the potential disruptors of tomorrow. What is the next big technological shakeup? Are corporate real estate professionals poised to predict, prepare, and participate in the changes that will affect the built environment? What impact will automation and human-machine cooperation, blockchain, arti