November 2019 Grants and Fellowship Opportunities (Part 1)

November 2019 Grants and Fellowship Opportunities

Title: Call for Applications: Roy Scrivner Memorial Research Grants Program.

Application Deadline Date: 01-Nov-2019.

Grant Award: $11,000.

About the Grant: Applications are open for Roy Scrivner Memorial Research Grants Program to encourage the study of LGBT family psychology and therapy through its support of promising young investigators whose graduate research is oriented toward issues in this general area.

APF is a grant-making foundation that funds early career psychologists and graduate students using psychology to solve important problems and improve people’s lives.


Title: Internet Freedom Fund is now open for Applications

Application Deadline Date: 01-Nov-2019

Grant Award: Applications that request more than the award ceiling of $900,000 or less than the award floor of $10,000 may be deemed technically ineligible. Note that OTF’s target support ceiling is $300,000, with most supported efforts receiving between $50,000 and $200,000.

About the Grant: Open Technology Fund (OTF) is seeking applications for its Internet Freedom Fund which is a primary way 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.


Title: Core Infrastructure Fund inviting Applicants from across the World.

Application Deadline Date: 01-Nov-2019.

Grant Award: $5,000-$300,000.

About the Grant: Open Technology Fund (OTF) is inviting applicants for its Core Infrastructure Fund to support 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.


Title: Spencer Foundation announces Small Research Grants Program on Education

Application Deadline Date: 01-Nov-2019

Grant Award: Proposed budgets for this program are limited to $50,000 total and may not include indirect cost charges per Spencer’s policy and 5 years in duration.

About the Grant: This program is “field-initiated” in that proposal submissions are not in response to a specific request for a particular research topic, discipline, design, method, or location. Foundation goal for this program is to support rigorous, intellectually ambitious and technically sound research that is relevant to the most pressing questions and compelling opportunities in education.

The Spencer Foundation has been a leading funder of education research since 1971 and is the only national foundation focused exclusively on supporting education research.


Title: Call for Applications: Increasing Civil Society Organization (CSO) Resiliency in Changing Civic Spaces.

Application Deadline Date: 01-Nov-2019.

Grant Award: Selected organizations will be paired with a Resiliency Coach who will provide ongoing accompaniment. They will co-design a process with the coach’s guidance to prioritize their top resiliency threats and will receive targeted technical assistance to increase their resiliency in those factors identified as most critical.

About the Grant: PartnersGlobal, in partnership with the CIVICUS Network and other consortium members with support from USAID, is seeking applications from local civil society organizations interested in strengthening their resiliency in the face of potential impacts of growing restrictions on civic freedoms of association, assembly, and expression.


Title: Future for Wildlife Seed Grants to support Field Conservation Projects in Africa & Asia.

Application Deadline Date: 04-Nov-2019.

Grant Award: Annual awards, ranging from $1000 to $3500, are made to conservation and field research initiatives that will help secure a future for wildlife and educational or cultural activities that positively impact wildlife, habitats and human communities.

About the Grant: Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is currently accepting applications for its Future for Wildlife Seed Grants Program which provides funds to support field conservation projects in Africa and Asia.


Title: Darwin Initiative inviting Organization for Partnership Project Funding

Application Deadline Date: 05-Nov-2019

Grant Award: A successful Partnership Project will lead to a Main Darwin Initiative project application.

About the Grant: Applications are now open for Partnership Projects which are small grants intended to help organizations who are new to the Darwin Initiative to develop their application.


Title: European Commision launches ERC Synergy Grant Programme.

Application Deadline Date: 05-Nov-2019.

Grant Award: Synergy Grants may be awarded up to a maximum of EUR 10 000 000 for a period of 6 years.

About the Grant: The European Commision has launched a “ERC Synergy Grant” to enable substantial advances at the frontiers of knowledge, stemming, for example, from the cross-fertilization of scientific fields, from new productive lines of enquiry, or new methods and techniques, including unconventional approaches and investigations at the interface between established disciplines.


Title: Funding for New Drugs and Vaccines for Priority Pathogens in Antimicrobial Resistance 2019.

Application Deadline Date: 07-Nov-2019.

Grant Award: The call budget is EUR 18 million.

About the Grant: The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) is seeking proposals to provide funding for clinical trials to be conducted in sub-Saharan Africa which aim to develop new or improved medicinal products (drugs and vaccines) or combinations thereof against pathogens from the WHO priority list that also fall within the scope of the EDCTP programme, specifically Campylobacter, Salmonella, Streptococcus pneumoniae, and Mycobacterium tuberculosis.


Title: Nominations Open for 2019 BSOF’s IYEP Inaugural Award in Nigeria.

Application Deadline Date: 07-Nov-2019.

Grant Award: The winner will get a cash award of N500, 000 and the two runner up will receive cash award of N300,000 and N200,000 respectively. The winners of the people of strength empowerment programme (PSEP) competition will receive business and entrepreneurship training, cash prizes and complementary prizes. The winners will also have the opportunity of future funding from the organizations as they meet their milestones.

About the Grant: Barrister Sam Otoboeze Foundation (BSOF) is seeking nominations for its “Inclusive Youth Entrepreneurship program (IYEP) Inaugural Award 2019” to promote ideas and start-up innovation through providing seed funding and foster the spirit of entrepreneurship among Nigerian youths.

BSOF is a non-profit organization that provides skills acquisition and educational empowerment from nursery to tertiary for youths, empowerment for women by providing shelter, capacity building training and small scale business start-ups, and inclusion for the disabled community through access to prosthetic limbs.


Title: The Alongside Wildlife Foundation announces 2019 Request for Proposals.

Application Deadline Date: 08-Nov-2019.

Grant Award: The Foundation anticipates providing up to $10,000 to 1-2 projects.

About the Grant: The Alongside Wildlife Foundation has announced a Request for Proposals specifically for projects that are led by or will increase involvement of minorities and members of marginalized groups in wildlife conservation. The Alongside Wildlife Foundation has awarded over $10,000 to wildlife conservation projects around the world.


Title: Applications Open for Luis Valtueña International Humanitarian Photography Award

Application Deadline Date: 08-Nov-2019

Grant Award: A unique prize will be awarded. The winning person will receive a work grant of 6,000 euros.

About the Grant: Applications are open for Luis Valtueña International Humanitarian Photography Award which is granted by Médicos del Mundo Spain to recognize the work of professional photographers who, through their images, denounce inequities, injustices and abuses, or testify to the situations that propitiate them or that fight.


Title: African Union Kwame Nkrumah Awards for Scientific Excellence is now open for Nominations.

Application Deadline Date: 10-Nov-2019.

Grant Award: Continental Level where two awards of USD 100,000 are given to African pioneer scientists.

About the Grant: Nominations are now open for African Union Kwame Nkrumah Awards for Scientific Excellence (AUKNASE) Continental & Regional Awards 2019.


Title: Call for Proposals 2019 addressing Labour Market Issues in Low-Income Countries.

Application Deadline Date: 11-Nov-2019.

Grant Award: 30,000 Euros- 3 Million Euros.

About the Grant: The IZA/DFID Programme on Gender, Growth and Labour Markets in Low-Income Countries (G²LM|LIC) has announced a call for proposals witn an aim at building a significant new body of evidence on gender, growth, and labour markets to help shape gender and labour market policies in low-income countries.


Title: Invitation for Projects delivering Climate Resilience benefits in Low- and Middle-income Countries.

Application Deadline Date: 11-Nov-2019.

Grant Award: Free one-to-one coaching by climate and clean energy financing experts in country or region, Free investment-readiness assessments.

About the Grant: The Private Financing Advisory Network (PFAN) has launched a special Call for proposals for projects that deliver adaptation-related and climate resilience benefits in low- and middle-income countries.


Title: Wellcome Trust seeking Applications for Investigator Awards in Science.

Application Deadline Date: 12-Nov-2019.

Grant Award: Awards provide flexible funding of up to around £3 million. Awards can last up to 7 years.

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


Title: Apply for Senior Research Fellowship Program

Application Deadline Date: 12-Nov-2019

Grant Award: Basic salary, a fellowship supplement of £12,500, personal expenses, research expenses, including research staff.

About the Grant: Welcome Trust is seeking applications for its Senior Research Fellowships that support independent researchers who want to tackle the most important questions in science and who are leaders in their field.



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