Deadline: 30 July 2016
Open to: social enterprises in fields such as social agriculture, responsible consumption, recycling and development of alternative ways for managing natural resources, waste, climate change and disaster risks.
Venue: 4-6 December 2016 Catania, Italy
The FILfest is a annual festival on social businesses. This year the festival will resume its vocation for social entrepreneurship in order to understand what models may better respond to the challenges of collective global wellbeing; a result that will be achieved by twinning the festival with the project “For a Better Tomorrow: Social Enterprises on the Move (FAB-MOVE), funded by the EU Marie Sklodowska-Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE). The idea behind the festival is to highlight how social... Read More »
Deadline: 25 July 2016
Open to: all the courageous and determined men and women who want to be positive change they want to see in the world
Grants: to provide three grants of up to USD 30,000 that will support a world where all women and girls can live safely with access to health, education and economic freedom
The 100 Women Advisory Board and Grants Sub-committee are excited to announce that Expressions of Interest (EOI) are now open for our 2016 grants. 100 Women awards grants to organizations that advance the safety, health, education and economic freedom of women and girls. The Grants Sub-committee – consisting of 100 Women members – will then review all EOIs and make recommendations... Read More »
Deadline: 25 July 2016
Open to: Roma and pro-Roma organizations from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, and Turkey
Grants: support to civil society networks and coalitions to contribute to the fulfillment of the commitments made by national governments within Roma Integration 2020.
Roma Integration 2020, is being started in 2016. It will be implemented within the framework of the Regional Cooperation Council and co funded by the European Union and the Open Society Foundations. This initiative provides for a regional structure for Roma inclusion in the Western Balkans and Turkey. It aims to contribute to closing the socioeconomic gap between Roma and non-Roma and to strengthen the institutional obligations of governments to incorporate and deliver specific Roma integration... Read More »
Deadline: 14 August 2016
Open to: candidates with completed PhD; and an established track record in the research field of Europe in its global contexts;
Fellowship: monthly grant and accommodation provided
The Institute for European Global Studies of the University of Basel, Switzerland, welcomes applications for three Visiting Fellowships (three months in the academic year 2017, starting in spring or in autumn) in the field of European Global Studies, with special focus on the topic area “Contesting Sovereignty: Statehood, Governmentality, Assemblages”.
The Institute for European Global Studies is an interdisciplinary research institute at Switzerland’s oldest university, the University of Basel. It develops new interdisciplinary concepts and methodologies designed to critically examine European integration as well as the relations that have shaped... Read More »
Deadline: 30 June 2016
Open to: Swiss citizens with origins from the Republic of Macedonia or Macedonian Citizens permanently or temporary living in Switzerland
Grant: for a period longer than 6 months and not exceeding a maximum of 6,000 CHF per INR Grant
Civica Mobilitas under the Call for Proposals CM-INR-01 calls upon proposals for internship plans that offer support to interaction between Swiss and Macedonian CSOs, civil society actors and their constituencies. Civica Mobilitas is a Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) project that is implemented by NIRAS from Denmark, the Macedonian Center for International Cooperation (MCIC) and the Swedish Institute for Public Administration (SIPU).
Have a minimum age of 18 years;
Be a Swiss Citizen with origins from the Republic of... Read More »
Deadline: 1 July 2016
Open to: representatives of existing organizations, individual or as a team of up to three members
Grant: USD 25,000/ winning project, USD 10,000 grant/running-up
Project Inspire is a global initiative by Singapore Committee for UN Women and MasterCard, for organisations to win up to USD 25,000 for the project proposals. This year’s theme is “Empowering Women and Girls through Safety and Security”, focusing on women and/or girls in the Asia and/or Pacific region. This can range from food security, to health, sanitation, financial, physical, and emotional security (more about submission rules in the official call HERE).
Open to both males and females;
Representants fo an existing organization;
Participants may submit entries as an individual or as a team of up to... Read More »
Deadline: 30 October 2016
Open to: final-year bachelor’s and all master’s degree students of architecture, landscape architecture, urban design
Award: over EUR 100,000 in different prizes
The Schindler Global Award (SGA) ideas competition asks students to put their skills to the test and participate in the making of livable and sustainable urban environments – with mobility in mind. Mobility systems move people, goods and ideas over road and rail, sea and air, and through neighborhoods, regions and the world. Mobility is a catalyst and a conduit for globalization and urbanization – and for the creation of better lives and neighborhoods.
The competition is open to all students in their final year of study, including thesis year, in a bachelor’s course and those... Read More »
Deadline: 30 June 2016
Open to: arts professional and the organization have to be based in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Ukraine, Poland, Moldova, Georgia, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Kosovo, Macedonia, Romania, Croatia
Grant: EUR 1,000
East European Performing Arts Platform (EEPAP) supports the development of contemporary performing arts in Central and Eastern Europe. The aim is to facilitate international exchange of artists, professionals, curators and thinkers in the field of contemporary performing arts in Europe and to develop educational programs rooted in the context of the contemporary society.
New EEPAP Small Grants Programme is designed to support the innovation, creativity and professional development of individual artists, curators, academics, artistic groups and organizations working in the contemporary dance, theater and wider... Read More »
Deadline: 27 May 2016
Open to: journalists, freelancers and other expert media practitioners
Grant: grants of up to USD 1,000
The Earth Journalism Network is offering reporting grants to support the production of in-depth, previously untold climate change stories in the Pacific Islands.
The Earth Journalism Network is looking to capture these stories and support journalists in opening up the information flow around climate change issues in the region.
Expected story lenghts:
Investigative piece or long form narrative: 2,500 to 5,000 words (can be combined with video, photos, graphics, and/or maps);
News article: 500 to 1,200 words;
Multimedia package: Video piece 2-6 minutes in length that can be accompanied by possible graphics, photos, text, maps.
Journalists and other expert media practitioners;
Freelancers and staff from all types... Read More »
Deadline: 1 May 2016
Open to: scholars regard to nationality who are close to completing their doctorate or equivalent degree without regard to nationality
Scholarship: the maximum amount of the Post-PhD Research Grant is USD 20,000
The Wenner-Gren Foundation has three major goals – to support significant and innovative anthropological research into humanity’s biological and cultural origins, development and variation, to foster the creation of an international community of research scholars in anthropology, and to provide leadership at the forefronts of the discipline.
The program contributes to the Foundation’s overall mission to support basic research in anthropology and to ensure that the discipline continues to be a source of vibrant and significant work that furthers our understanding of humanity’s cultural and biological... Read More »