February 2020 Grants and Fellowship Opportunities (Part 3)

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February 2020 Grants and Fellowship Opportunities (Part 3)

Are you a journalist? Get nominated for ICFJ Award plus an all expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. USA

Application Deadline Date: 21-Feb-2020.

Grant Award: All related expenses covered.

About the Grant: The ICFJ Knight International Journalism Award recognizes excellent reporting that makes a difference in the lives of people around the world. Recipients of the ICFJ Knight International Journalism Award are reporters, editors, technologists, media managers or citizen journalists who, despite difficult circumstances, produce pioneering news reports or innovations that make a significant impact in their countries.

Website: https://www.icfj.org/news/call-nominations-icfj-knight-international-journalism-award

 

Are you a young leader? Sign up for a sponsored EDD 2020 Young Leaders Programme in Brussels, Belgium.

Application Deadline Date: 21-Feb-2020.

Grant Award: All related expenses covered.

About the Grant: Are you playing an active role promoting environmental issues and biodiversity preservation and fighting against climate change? Are you leading your generation at the local, regional or national level? Do you want to share your vision of the future with other influential sustainable development actors? If yes, then apply for the Young Leaders Programme and grab the chance to be invited to Brussels to share your ideas!

Website: https://www.eudevdays.eu/youngleaders#anchor-2039

 

Win a grant from Fondation Franklinia for creating a solution for “Conservation of Globally Threatened Trees”

Application Deadline Date: 21-Feb-2020.

Grant Award: All related expenses covered.

About the Grant: Fondation Franklinia is currently accepting project proposals focused on in-situ conservation of globally threatened trees. Fondation Franklinia is a private foundation established in 2005 under Swiss law. It provides grants to support nature conservation projects. Its objective is to preserve threatened tree species throughout the world and improve their conservation status.

Website: https://fondationfranklinia.org/en/submit-project-open/

 

UN Youth Envoy is Rewarding Young Leaders for Promoting and Advancing the SDGs

Application Deadline Date: 22-Feb-2020.

Grant Award: All related expenses covered.

About the Grant: Want to achieve, lead and live the Sustainable Development Goals? UN Youth Envoy is looking for leaders like you. Convened by the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, the Young Leaders come together as a community to support efforts to engage young people in the realization of the SDGs both through strategic opportunities with the UN and through their existing initiatives, platforms, and networks.

Website: http://sdgyl.org/

 

Win a Grant to Support African Mother and Child

Application Deadline Date: 23-Feb-2020.

Grant Award: All related expenses covered.

About the Grant: Tropical Health and Education Trust (THET) has announced a fourth round of grants under the Africa Grants Programme (AGP) with support from Johnson & Johnson.

Website: https://www.thet.org/agp2020/

 

Are you a journalist? Win an all expense paid trip to Colombia.

Grant Award: All related expenses covered.

Application Deadline Date: 23-Feb-2020.

About the Grant: As part of the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) Latin America reporting initiative, Adelante, five journalists will travel to Florencia, Colombia from May 16 – 26, 2020. All reporting fellows will begin their trip in Mexico City on May 11 where they will complete a four-day Hostile Environment and First Aid Training (HEFAT) course from May 12-15. Fellows will then depart for ten days of reporting in Florencia and the surrounding area.

Website: https://iwmf.submittable.com/submit/155896/adelante-florencia-colombia-may-2020

 

Win an all expense paid trip to Mexico

Grant Award: All related expenses covered.

Application Deadline Date: 23-Feb-2020.

About the Grant: As part of the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) Latin America reporting initiative, Adelante, six journalists will travel to Nogales, Mexico from May 16 – 26, 2020. All reporting fellows will begin their trip in Mexico City on May 11 where they will complete a four-day Hostile Environment and First Aid Training (HEFAT) course from May 12-15. Fellows will then depart for ten days of reporting in Nogales and the surrounding area.

Website: https://iwmf.submittable.com/submit/157640/adelante-nogales-mexico-may-2020-english

 

AWHF is sponsoring Youth capacity building programmes in Africa

Application Deadline Date: 23-Feb-2020.

Grant Award: All related expenses covered.

About the Grant: Applications are open for the 5th African World Heritage Fund (AWHF) Youth Forum, a capacity building exercise focusing on Youth, Entrepreneurship and Heritage Sustainability in Africa.

Website: https://awhf.net/5th-awhf-regional-youth-forum-call-for-applications-2020/

 

Win €50,000 grant to promote family farming in West Africa

Application Deadline Date: 24-Feb-2020.

Grant Award: 10,000€ – 50,000€.

About the Grant: The Fondation de France and the French Committee for International Solidarity (CFSI) has announced a 2020 Call for Projects “Promotion of Family Farming in West Africa” to promote local initiatives to increase access to food through viable and sustainable West African family farming, to share the gains on a larger scale and to contribute documentation of the sustainability of this agricultural model that is likely to challenge decision-makers to take these issues into account in public policies.

Website: https://www.cfsi.asso.fr/thematique/appel-a-projets-promotion-lagriculture-familiale-afrique-louest-fondation-france-et-cfsi

 

Are you a female journalist? Get enrolled for sponsored programmes for academic and career development

Application Deadline Date: 27-Feb-2020.

Grant Award: All related expenses covered.

About the Grant: The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking applications for Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship 2020 which gives academic and professional opportunities to women journalists committed to human rights and social justice reporting.

Website: https://iwmf.submittable.com/submit/ec995963-f6a9-4d1c-a355-f1236ec4bfbe/2020-elizabeth-neuffer-fellowship

 

Win £3 million grant for a science research

Application Deadline Date: 27-Feb-2020.

Grant Award: £3 million.

About the Grant: The Wellcome Trust is currently accepting applications for its Investigator Awards in Science to enable independent researchers with a compelling research vision to tackle the most important questions in science.

Website: https://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/schemes/investigator-awards-science

 

Win $1 million grant for a research to transform education

Application Deadline Date: 27-Feb-2020.

Grant Award: $525,000 and $1 million.

About the Grant: Spencer Foundation is inviting applications for its Lyle Spencer Research Awards to Transform Education.

Website: https://www.spencer.org/grant_types/lyle-spencer-research-awards

 

AFN is giving $500 in Grant to Young People with Environmental Initiative

Nominations Open for International Young Eco-Hero Awards 2020.

Grant Award: $500.

Application Deadline Date: 28-Feb-2020.

About the Grant: Action For Nature (AFN), a non-profit organization, is seeking nominations for International Young Eco-Hero Awards 2020 to recognize and reward the successful individual environmental initiatives of young people ages 8 to 16.

Website: https://actionfornature.org/eco-hero-awards/apply/

 

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund is offering $25,000 in grants for Species Conservation Projects.

Application Deadline Date: 28-Feb-2020.

Grant Award: $25,000.

About the Grant: Applications are now open for the Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund that has been established to provide targeted grants to individual species conservation initiatives, recognize leaders in the field and elevate the importance of species in the broader conservation debate.

Website: https://www.speciesconservation.org/

 

Get up to $125,000 in grant for food innovation and community impact

Grant Award: $125,000.

Application Deadline Date: 28-Feb-2020.

About the Grant: Nominations are now open for the Arrell Global Food Innovation Awards to recognize global excellence in food innovation and community impact.

Website: https://arrellfoodinstitute.ca/innovation-awards/

 

Are you a human right activist? Join the MFP to get sponsored for your entire programme.

Application Deadline Date: 28-Feb-2020.

Grant Award: All related expenses covered.

About the Grant: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is seeking applications for its Minorities Fellowship Programme (MFP) 2020 from human rights and minority rights defenders belonging to national or ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities.

Website: https://www.ohchr.org/EN/Issues/Minorities/Pages/Fellowship.aspx

 

Sign up for the I4A competition to rewarding Youths from around the World over the implementation of the SDGs

Grant Award: All related expenses covered.

About the Grant: The World Bank Group and the Zicklin Center at Wharton have announced the 2020 Ideas for Action (I4A) competition, which engages young people (18-35 years old) to develop innovative solutions in support of the implementation of the SDGs.

Website: https://ideas4action.org/2020-competition/

 

Win $100,000 in the USADF sponsored Nigeria Off-Grid Energy Challenge.

Application Deadline Date: 29-Feb-2020.

Grant Award: US$100,000.

About the Grant: USADF and All On are excited to request proposals for the USADF-All On Nigeria Off-Grid Energy Challenge. Proposals of up to US$100,000 in 50/50 blended financing (grant/ debt or equity) per award will be considered, with approximately twenty (20) awards anticipated.

Website: https://www.usadf.gov/apply/

 

ICNL is giving $35,000 for providing a solution to “Strengthening Association and Assembly Rights in Africa”

Grant Award: $35,000.

Application Deadline Date: 29-Feb-2020.

About the Grant: The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) is an international not-for-profit organization that promotes an enabling legal environment for civil society, freedom of association, assembly and expression, and public participation around the world.

Website: https://www.icnl.org/work-with-us/grants-fellowships#listingone

 

 

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