January 2020 Grants and Fellowship Opportunities (Part 1)

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The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation to Improve the Production and Distribution of Food.

Application Deadline Date: 01-Jan-2020.

Grant Award: $20,000 – $30,000.

About the Grant: The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation is seeking applications to protect natural resources, improve the production and distribution of food, and promote public health in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East.

Website: http://cfhfoundation.grantsmanagement08.com/

 

Submit Your Applications for OTF’s Core Infrastructure Fund

Application Deadline Date: 01-Jan-2020.

Grant Award:  $300,000.

About the Grant: Open Technology Fund (OTF) has announced a Core Infrastructure Fund that supports the ‘building block’ technologies, infrastructures, and communities relied upon by digital security and circumvention tools strengthening Internet freedom, digital security, and the overall health of the Internet.

Website: https://www.opentech.fund/funds/core-infrastructure-fund/

 

Submit Your Applications for OTF’s Internet Freedom Fund

Application Deadline Date:  01-Jan-2020.

Grant Award:  $300,000.

About the Grant: Open Technology Fund (OTF) is seeking applications for its Internet Freedom Fund to support projects and people working on open and accessible technology-centric projects that promote human rights, Internet freedom, open societies, and help advance inclusive and safe access to global communications networks for at-risk users including journalists, human rights defenders, civil society activists, and every-day people living within repressive environments who wish to speak freely online.

Website: https://www.opentech.fund/funds/internet-freedom-fund/

 

2020 Dalai Lama Fellows Program for Next Generation Leaders

Application Deadline Date: 05-Jan-2020.

Grant Award: All related expenses covered.

About the Grant: Applicants are invited to apply for 2020 Dalai Lama Fellows Program that offers emerging leaders a rigorous, interdisciplinary program on ways to be a different kind of leader, a leader that connects and cares for self, extends genuine compassion to others, and works for their common humanity.

Website: https://www.dalailamafellows.org/dl-fellowship

 

Submit Your Applications for “Lead2030 Challenge SDG 2”

Application Deadline Date: 05-Jan-2020.

Grant Award: US$50,000.

About the Grant: Applicants are invited to submit their applications for Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 2 which is supported by RB.

Website: https://www.lead2030.com/challenges/2019/2019-challenge-goal-2

 

Lead2030 Challenge for Goal 4: How Do We Prepare 50 Million Futures for a World of Opportunity?

Application Deadline Date: 05-Jan-2020.

Grant Award: US$50,000.

About the Grant: Young people from social enterprises, non-profits, or community organizations are invited to submit applications for Lead2030 Challenge for Goal 4 which is supported by Deloitte.

Website: https://www.lead2030.com/challenges/2019/2019-challenge-goal-4

 

Apply for “Lead 2030 Challenge for SDG 7”

Application Deadline Date: 05-Jan-2020.

Grant Award: US$50,000.

About the Grant: Applications are now for Lead 2030 Challenge for SDG 7 which is supported by BP.

Website: https://www.lead2030.com/challenges/2019/2019-challenge-goal-7

 

Front Line Defenders seeking Nominations for 2020 Front Line Defenders Award for Human Rights Defenders at Risk

Application Deadline Date: 06-Jan-2020.

Grant Award: All related expenses covered.

About the Grant: The annual Front Line Defenders Award was established in 2005 to honour the work of HRDs who are courageously making outstanding contributions to the promotion and protection of the human rights of others, at great personal risk to themselves. The Award focuses national and international attention on the HRDs work, providing them with a greater national and international platform to speak about and advocate for their work.

Website: https://www.frontlinedefenders.org/en/call-nominations-2020-front-line-defenders-award-human-rights-defenders-risk

 

Submit Your Applications for Reporting Rural Poverty and Agricultural Development Programme

Application Deadline Date: 06-Jan-2020.

Grant Award: All related expenses covered.

About the Grant: The Thomson Reuters Foundation is seeking applications for its Reporting Rural Poverty and Agricultural Development Programme.

Website: http://www.trust.org/media-development/opportunities/?sfid=a053z00000q3HP3AAM&sfProgId=a15D0000018F4CWIA0&areaOfFocus=Climate%20Change,%20Environment%20&%20Resilience

 

NIH Call for Applications: NCI Small Grants Program for Cancer Research

Application Deadline Date: 07-Jan-2020.

Grant Award: $50,000.

About the Grant: The National Institute of Health (NIH) is currently inviting applications from eligible organizations for its small grants program for Cancer Research. This program supports discrete, well-defined projects in any area of cancer research using the NIH R03 small grant mechanism.

Website: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=288036

 

NIH/DHHS: Health Promotion Among Racial and Ethnic Minority Males

Application Deadline Date: 07-Jan-2020.

Grant Award: $275,000.

About the Grant: The National Institute of Mental Health, an agency of Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is seeking proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Health Promotion Among Racial and Ethnic Minority Males”.

Website: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=288653

 

National Institutes of Health: Addressing Issues on Tobacco Use and HIV in Low and Middle Income Countries

Application Deadline Date: 07-Jan-2020.

Grant Award: All related expenses covered.

About the Grant: The U.S. Department of State’s National Institutes of Health (NIH) is currently seeking applications for its grants program addressing issues on Tobacco Use and HIV in Low and Middle Income Countries to encourage exploratory/developmental research focused on the same.

Website: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=290714

 

National Institute of Health: Seeking Applications for Zika Virus (ZIKV) Complications

Application Deadline Date: 07-Jan-2020.

Grant Award: $275,000.

About the Grant: The National Institute of Health (NIH) is seeking applications for its Zika Virus (ZIKV) Complications with an aim to provide support for research on Zika virus (ZIKV) and its complications.

Website: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=291276

 

National Institutes of Health: Formative and Pilot Intervention Research for Prevention and Treatment of HIV/AIDS

Application Deadline Date: 07-Jan-2020.

Grant Award: $450,000.

About the Grant: The National Institutes of Health (NIH), an agency of Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is seeking applications for the program entitled “Formative and Pilot Intervention Research for Prevention and Treatment of HIV/AIDS” to encourage researchers to utilize a developmental perspective that addresses the substantial changes that occur across the lifespan (from infancy through older adulthood) that are associated with HIV prevention and treatment challenges.

Website: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=291778

 

DHHS/NIH: Tobacco Use and HIV in Low and Middle Income Countries

Application Deadline Date: 07-Jan-2020.

Grant Award: $200,000.

About the Grant: The Department of Health and Human Services National Institutes of Health is currently seeking applications for its Tobacco Use and HIV in Low and Middle Income Countries to encourage exploratory/developmental research focused on the same.

Website: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=299043

 

Wellcome Trust accepting Applications for Research Fellowships in Humanities and Social Science

Application Deadline Date:  07-Jan-2020.

Grant Award: £275,000.

About the Grant: The Wellcome Trust is accepting applications for its Research Fellowships in Humanities and Social Science to support postdoctoral researchers in health-related humanities and social sciences who do not hold established academic posts.

Website:  https://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/schemes/research-fellowships-humanities-and-social-science

 

Research Fellowships for Health Professionals is now open

Application Deadline Date: 07-Jan-2020.

Grant Award: £400,000.

About the Grant: Wellcome Trust Foundation is seeking applications for its Research Fellowships for Health Professionals that offers practising health professionals the opportunity to carry out humanities or social science research, in any area of health.

Website: https://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/schemes/research-fellowships-health-professionals

 

Nominations Open for Wellcome Trust’s Collaborative Awards in Humanities and Social Science

Application Deadline Date: 07-Jan-2020.

Grant Award: £1.5 million.

About the Grant: The Wellcome Trust is currently accepting applications for its Collaborative Awards in Humanities and Social Science to fund teams who are tackling major health-related questions in the humanities and social sciences that require a collaborative approach.

Website: https://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/schemes/collaborative-awards-humanities-and-social-science

 

Submit Applications for Agri-tech Catalyst Round 9: Agriculture and Food Systems Innovation (mid stage)

Application Deadline Date: 08-Jan-2020.

Grant Award:  £1 million.

About the Grant: UK organisations are invited to apply for a share of up to £5 million from the Department for International Development (DFID) and the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) for projects with partners in eligible African countries.

Website: https://apply-for-innovation-funding.service.gov.uk/competition/448/overview#eligibility

 

A Chance to Grab Up to £5 Million to Work on Agri-tech and Food Chain Innovations in Africa

Application Deadline Date: 08-Jan-2020.

Grant Award: £800,000.

About the Grant: Applicants are invited to submit applications for Agri-tech Catalyst Round 9: agriculture and food systems innovation, late stage.

Website: https://apply-for-innovation-funding.service.gov.uk/competition/449/overview

 

Apply for Agri-tech Catalyst Round 9: Agriculture and Food Systems Innovation (early stage)

Application Deadline Date: 08-Jan-2020.

Grant Award: £500,000.

About the Grant: UK organisations are inviting to apply for a share of up to £5 million from the Department for International Development (DFID) and the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) for projects with partners in eligible African countries.

Website: https://apply-for-innovation-funding.service.gov.uk/competition/447/overview#eligibility

 

Spencer Foundation announces Research-Practice Partnership (RPP) Grants Program

Application Deadline Date: 08-Jan-2020.

Grant Award: $400,000.

About the Grant: Spencer Foundation is seeking applications for its Research-Practice Partnership (RPP) Grants Program to support education research projects that engage in collaborative and participatory partnerships.

Website: https://www.spencer.org/grant_types/research-practice-partnerships

 

Commonwealth Foundation’s 2019 Grants to Strengthen the Ability of Civic Voices

Application Deadline Date:  09-Jan-2020.

Grant Award:  £200,000.

About the Grant: The Foundation works to promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development with effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels of participatory governance which implies creative and constructive engagement between civil society and other governance stakeholders.

Website: https://commonwealthfoundation.com/grants/

 

EU announces Call for Proposals for EIDHR 2019

Application Deadline Date: 09-Jan-2020.

Grant Award: EUR 700,000 – EUR 5,000,000.

About the Grant: The European Union (EU) is seeking proposals for its program entitled “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR)” to support civil society in protection and promotion of democracy, human rights and fundamental freedoms worldwide.

Website: https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/europeaid/online-services/index.cfm?ADSSChck=1574741560704&do=publi.detPUB&searchtype=QS&orderby=upd&orderbyad=Desc&nbPubliList=15&page=1&aoref=166151

 

Submit Nominations for 2020 Equator Prize and Receive USD 10,000

Application Deadline Date: 09-Jan-2020.

Grant Award: USD 10,000.

About the Grant: The Equator Prize 2020 will be awarded to outstanding local community and indigenous peoples initiatives that advance innovative nature-based solutions for sustainable development. The winners will join a prestigious network of 245 leading community-based organizations from 81 countries that have been awarded the Equator Prize since 2002.

Website: https://www.equatorinitiative.org/equator-prize/

 

Volvo Environment Prize 2020 to Promote Scientific Research & Innovations

Application Deadline Date: 10-Jan-2020.

Grant Award: EUR 145,000 or USD 167,000.

About the Grant: The Volvo Environment Prize is awarded by an independent foundation. A Scientific Committee does the initial screening and evaluation of candidates. The International Prize Jury, a group of internationally renowned scientists, makes the final selection of prize laureate.

Website: http://www.environment-prize.com/the-prize/the-prize/

 

Nestlé Foundation’s Research Grants to support Research in Human Nutrition in LICs and LMICs

Application Deadline Date: 10-Jan-2020.

Grant Award: All related expenses covered.

About the Grant: The Nestlé Foundation is accepting applications for its Research Grants program to initiate and support research in human nutrition with public health relevance in low-income and lower middle-income countries.

Website: http://www.nestlefoundation.org/e/research.html

 

British Council’s Global Innovation Challenge- #IdeasChangeLives (Receive £20,000)

Application Deadline Date: 10-Jan-2020.

Grant Award: £20,000.

About the Grant: Do you have a great digital idea that has the potential to create a better world? If yes, this challenge gives you a genuine chance to change the world and improve the lives of some of the world’s most disadvantaged people – what’s your idea?

Website: https://www.britishcouncil.org/work/partner/ideas-change-lives

 

Apply for McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism

Application Deadline Date: 10-Jan-2020.

Grant Award: $15,000.

About the Grant: The Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Center for Business Journalism, an initiative of the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York, is offering Business Journalism Fellowships to support high-impact, ambitious coverage of critical issues related to the global economy, finance and business.

Website: http://www.mcgrawcenter.org/the-harold-w-mcgraw-jr-business-journalism-fellowships/

 

Round 3: First Aid to Documentary Heritage under Threat is now Open for Applications

Application Deadline Date: 17-Feb-2020.

Grant Award: €15,000.

About the Grant: The Prince Claus Fund, through its Cultural Emergency Response (CER) programme and the Whiting Foundation have announced a third round of the Open Call for First Aid to Documentary Heritage under Threat for projects in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean to safeguard documentary heritage that is acutely threatened by recent conflict or other disaster, whether natural or man-made.

Website: https://princeclausfund.org/open-call-first-aid-to-documentary-heritage-under-threat-2019

 

2020 National Geographic Buffett Awards for Leadership in Conservation – Africa and Latin America

Application Deadline Date: 10-Jan-2020.

Grant Award: All related expenses covered.

About the Grant: The National Geographic/Buffett Awards for Leadership in Conservation were established in partnership with the Howard G. Buffett Foundation to recognize and celebrate unsung conservation heroes who are working in the field.

Website: https://www.nationalgeographic.org/events/festival/awards/buffett/

 

SDGs & Her Competition for Women-led Micro and Small Enterprises

Application Deadline Date: 10-Jan-2020.

Grant Award: USD $10,000 – USD $3,000,000.

About the Grant: The World Bank Group in partnership with Wharton School’s Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research, UN Development Programme (UNDP) and UN Women has announced SDGs & Her Competition which is an online competition for women entrepreneurs to showcase how they are supporting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through their business operations.

Website: https://www.worldbank.org/en/programs/sdgs-2030-agenda#6

 

World Press Freedom Conference 2020: Join the Largest International Celebration of Press Freedom in the Netherlands

Application Deadline Date: 10-Jan-2020

Grant Award: All related expenses covered.

About the Grant: UNESCO and the Kingdom of the Netherlands are jointly organizing the World Press Freedom Conference (WPFC) in The Hague on 22-24 April to celebrate the 27th edition of World Press Freedom Day.

Website: https://en.unesco.org/news/call-proposals-sessions-world-press-freedom-conference-2020-and-pre-registration-participants

 

 

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