December 2019 Grants and Fellowship Opportunities (Part 1)

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December 2019 Grants and Fellowship Opportunities (Part 1)

Submit Your Applications for Nieman-Berkman Klein Fellowship in Journalism Innovation

Application Deadline Date:01-Dec-2019

Grant Award:$75,000

About the Grant: Applications are open for Nieman-Berkman Klein Fellowship in Journalism Innovation that is a collaboration between the Nieman Foundation for Journalism and the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard.

Website: https://nieman.harvard.edu/fellowships/nieman-berkman-fellowship-in-journalism-innovation-2/

2020 U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Large Grants Program in Nigeria

Application Deadline Date:01-Dec-2019

Grant Award:$200,000 – US $800,000

About the Grant: The U.S. Mission to Nigeria of the U.S. Department of State is accepting project applications for the 2020 Large Grants Program of the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP).

Website: https://ng.usembassy.gov/education-culture/ambassadors-fund-for-cultural-preservation-large-grants/

2020 Grant Program for Intellectual Exchange Conferences

Application Deadline Date:02-Dec-2019

Grant Award:All related expenses covered.

About the Grant: The Japan Foundation is accepting applications for its Grant Program for Intellectual Exchange Conferences to encourage the deepening of mutual understanding and establishment of closer relations between Japan and other countries through global intellectual exchange.

Website https://www.jpf.go.jp/e/program/intel.html

Applications Open for African Womens Public Service Fellowship

Application Deadline Date:02-Dec-2019

Grant Award:All related expenses covered.

About the Grant: Applications are open for African Women’s Public Service Fellowship, made possible by a donation from the Oprah Winfrey Foundation, expands the opportunity for African women to impact for public service in their home countries.

Website: https://wagner.nyu.edu/admissions/financial-aid/fellowships/awpsf#

International Trans Fund seeking Applications from Trans-Led Organizations across the Globe

Application Deadline Date:02-Dec-2019

Grant Award:$10,000-$50,000

About the Grant: The International Trans Fund (ITF) is currently accepting applications for the fourth grant cycle. The ITF was created to mobilize sustainable resources to help build strong, trans-led movements and support collective action, and to address and eliminate funding gaps impacting trans groups across the globe.

Website: https://www.transfund.org/our-grants/apply-for-a-grant/

Submit Your Proposals for Moving the Market – Seeding Innovations to Address Modern Slavery Across Asset Classes

Application Deadline Date:02-Dec-2019

Grant Award:$100,000

About the Grant: The Freedom Fund, Humanity United, and UBS Optimus Foundation are seeking proposals that can strengthen the investor case for addressing modern slavery and/or meaningfully expand modern slavery-focused data, tools, measurement and guidance that can be deployed across asset classes.

Website: https://freedomfund.org/about/careers/

Japan Fund for Global Environment (JFGE) Grant Program is now open for Applications

Application Deadline Date:03-Dec-2019

Grant Award:500,000 JPY – 6,000,000 JPY

About the Grant: Japan Fund for Global Environment (JFGE) is seeking applications to provide grants to Non Governmental Organization (NGO)/Non Profit Organization (NPO) engaged in environmental activities.

Website: https://www.erca.go.jp/jfge/english/wwd/grants.html

Spencer Foundation’s Conference Grant to Advance Education Research Worldwide

Application Deadline Date:04-Dec-2019

Grant Award:$50,000

About the Grant: The Spencer Foundation is accepting applications for its Conference Grant Program that provides support to scholars for small research conferences and focused symposia.

Website: https://www.spencer.org/grant_types/conference-grants

Applications Open for John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships 2020-21

Application Deadline Date:04-Dec-2019

Grant Award:All related expenses covered.

About the Grant: The John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships program is currently open for applications to support diverse, resilient leaders with collaborative mindsets who are exploring solutions to journalism’s biggest problems in a time of tremendous change.

Website: https://jsk.stanford.edu/become-a-fellow/applying-for-a-fellowship/

2020 Sub-Regional Feminist and Transformational Leadership Development Programme for African Women

Application Deadline Date: 04-Dec-2019

Grant Award:All related expenses covered.

About the Grant: Akina Mama wa Afrika (AMwA) with support from the African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF), is inviting applications from African women leaders for the 2020 regional feminist and transformational leadership development programme to be held under the Sub-Regional African Women’s Leadership Institute on Influencing Global Women’s Rights Frameworks programme.

Website: https://www.akinamamawaafrika.org/call-for-applications-regional-feminist-and-transformational-leadership-development-programme-for-african-women/

Food System Vision Prize: Envisioning Regenerative and Nourishing Food Futures for 2050

Application Deadline Date:05-Dec-2019.

Grant Award: $2M

About the Grant: The Food System Vision Prize is an invitation for organizations across the globe todevelop a Vision of the regenerative and nourishing food system that they aspire to create by the year 2050.

Website: https://www.foodsystemvisionprize.org/

Funding Call to Prevent and Combat Online Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse.

Application Deadline Date:06-Dec-2019.

Grant Award:US$13 million.

About the Grant: The End Violence Fund is currently accepting Expressions of Interest focused on solutions that leverage existing and new technologies to prevent and combat online child sexual exploitation and abuse (online CSEA). Total funds to be awarded through this open call is approximately US$13 million.

Website: https://www.end-violence.org/2019-open-call-request-expressions-interest

CIPESA announces 2nd Round of Africa Digital Rights Fund (ADRF)

Application Deadline Date:06-Dec-2019

GrantAward: US$ 1,000 and US$ 20,000

About the Grant: The Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) has announced the 2nd round of Africa Digital Rights Fund (ADRF).

Website: https://cipesa.org/2019/11/call-for-applications-round-two-of-the-africa-digital-rights-fund-adrf/

USAID’s Water and Energy for Food: A Grand Challenge for Development – Regional Innovation Hubs ($15,000,000)

Application Deadline Date:09-Dec-2019

Grant Award:$15,000,000

About the Grant: The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is inviting participants to co-create, co-design, co-invest, and collaborate on research and development interventions to address the Water and Energy for Food (WE4F): A Grand Challenge for Development Regional Innovation Hubs

Website:https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=322621

2020 U.S. Ambassadors Fund For Cultural Preservation Small Grants in Nigeria

Application Deadline Date:10-Dec-2019

Grant Award:$10,000 – $200,000

About the Grant: The U.S. Mission to Nigeria of the U.S. Department of State has issued a notice of funding opportunity for the 2020 Small Grants Competition of the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP).

Website: https://ng.usembassy.gov/education-culture/ambassadors-fund-for-cultural-preservation-small-grants/

Injini accepting Applications for EdTechChangemakers in Africa (Cohort 4)

Application Deadline Date:10-Dec-2019

Grant Award:All related expenses covered.

About the Grant: Injini is now accepting applications for their next cohort of EdTechchangemakers in Africa. If applicants are one of the selected Cohort 4 startups, applicants will participate in a five-month incubation programme that will take place both in Cape Town, South Africa and in their home market, where the team will support applicants remotely.

Website:https://injiniedtech.typeform.com/to/lL4kLE

Grants for Projects working on Community Development, Education, and Health

Application Deadline Date:11-Dec-2019

Grant Award:£5,000

About the Grant: The Hilden Charitable Fund is accepting applications to award grants to projects both in the UK and in developing countries with an aim to address disadvantages, notably by supporting causes which are less likely to raise funds from public subscriptions.

Website: http://www.hildencharitablefund.org.uk/index.htm

2020 Ashden Awards calling All Sustainable Energy Pioneers

Application Deadline Date:11-Dec-2019

Grant Award:£10,000 or £20,000 each

About the Grant: Applications are now open for 2020 Ashden Award to increase access to sustainable energy and improving lives through sustainable energy, in response to the climate emergency.

Website:https://www.ashden.org/awards/apply-for-an-international-award

Apply for “Country-level Stories of Change on Health Policy and Systems Research (HPSR)” Project

Application Deadline Date:12-Dec-2019

Grant Award: US$ 185 000

About the Grant: Applications are now open for “Country-level Stories of Change on Health Policy and Systems Research (HPSR)” project.

Website:https://www.who.int/alliance-hpsr/callsforproposals/en/

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation: Inviting Short Term Grant for Armenian Studies

Application Deadline Date:13-Dec-2019

Grant Award:5,000 Euro.

About the Grant: The Armenian Communities Department of the CalousteGulbenkian Foundation is inviting qualified students, academics and researchers in Armenian Studies to participate in activities related to their field of studies, encouragingacademic interaction and exchange of knowledge and ideas.

Website: https://gulbenkian.pt/en/grant/short-term-grant-for-armenian-studies-2/

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Title: ObamaFoundation Scholars Program for Rising Leaders from Around the World

Application Deadline Date:13-Dec-2019

Grant Award:All related expenses covered.

About the Grant: The Obama Foundation Scholars Program at Columbia University brings together rising leaders from around the world who have demonstrated a commitment to finding solutions to challenges in their communities, countries and regions.

Website:https://worldprojects.columbia.edu/content/about-obama-foundation-scholars-program

2020 Energy Access Booster: Supporting Energy Access Projects in Africa and Asia

Application Deadline Date:13-Dec-2019

Grant Award:$ 50,000.

About the Grant:TOTAL, ENEA Consulting, SEforALL and Acumen have launched the Energy Access Booster 2020 Call for Projects to support energy access entrepreneurs in Africa and Asia.

Website:https://www.enea-consulting.com/en/about/energy-access/

IDRC/GPE Inviting EOIs for Research on Scaling the Impact of Educational Innovations

Application Deadline Date:13-Dec-2019

Grant Award: US$2.72 million

About the Grant: The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) are inviting expressions of interest (EOIs) from individual organizations, or consortia of multiple organizations, for a project intended to build knowledge and capacity to scale the impact of educational innovations in GPE member countries.

Website:https://www.idrc.ca/en/funding/expressions-interest-research-scaling-impact-educational-innovations?utm_source=Funding+Alerts&utm_campaign=24a23ceafa-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_11_06_07_58&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_02f2dae0ce-24a23ceafa-94039131

USAID-RAN Household Solar Workforce Development Challenge awarding Up to $350,000 Grant for Sub-Saharan Africa

Application Deadline Date:15-Dec-2019

Grant Award:USD 100,000 to USD 350,000

About the Grant: The specific objectives of this funding window are to identify and support scalable, innovative, third-party training solutions to the off-grid solar home system sector’s workforce needs in sub-Saharan Africa.

Website:https://solarworkforce.ranlab.org/#howto

A Program to Support Innovations in Off-Grid Solar E-Waste Management

Application Deadline Date:15-Dec-2019

Grant Award: $1,200,000

About the Grant: The Global LEAP Solar E-Waste Challenge will make up to $1.2 million in grant fundingavailable to support the research and development of more sustainable solar home system and battery technologies for the off-grid solar sector in sub-Saharan Africa. Innovations should extend product and/or component lifespan; enhance product repairability and recyclability; facilitate refurbishment, reuse or repurposing; or reduce rare metal and hazardous material composition.

Website: https://www.globalleapawards.org/e-waste

SUEZ-Institut de France Award: Calling Innovative Solutions for Access to Water, Sanitation and Waste Management

Application Deadline Date:15-Dec-2019

Grant Award:€50,000

About the Grant:Applications are now open for the SUEZ–Institut de France Award to lead the development of water services, sanitation and waste management in developing countries.

Website:https://www.prix-initiatives.com/en/participate/how-to-participate.htm

SDSN Youth launches 2020 Local Pathways Fellowship.

Application Deadline Date:15-Dec-2019

Grant Award:All related expenses covered.

About the Grant: The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network – Youth Initiative (SDSN Youth) has launched the call for applications of its 2020 Local Pathways Fellowship program.

Website:https://sdsnyouth.org/blog-posts/2019/11/1/sdsn-youth-launches-call-for-applicants-for-2020-cohort-of-the-local-pathways-fellowship

UN Voluntary Trust Fund for NGOs which Provide Tangible Support to Victims of Human Trafficking

Application Deadline Date:15-Dec-2019

GrantAward: USD 5,000 to USD 60,000

About the Grant:The UN Voluntary Trust Fund for Victims of Trafficking in Persons has launched the fourth Call for Proposals to provide funding under two sub-programmes: Sub-programme 1 (SB1): Immediate and Essential Direct Assistance for Vulnerable Victims of Trafficking in Persons and Sub-programme 2 (SB2):Medium-Term Direct Assistance for Vulnerable Victims of Trafficking in Persons.

Website:https://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/human-trafficking-fund/2019-call-for-proposals–small-grants-facility.html

 

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