October 2019 Grants and Fellowship Opportunities

October 2019 Grants and Fellowship Opportunities (Part 3)
  • Apply for Grinnell College Innovator for Social Justice Prize

Application Deadline Date – 07-Oct-2019

Grant award – $100,000

About the Grant – Grinnell College is seeking applications from across the globe for the 2020 Grinnell College Innovator for Social Justice Prize that honors individuals who have demonstrated leadership in their fields and who show creativity, commitment, and extraordinary accomplishment in effecting positive social change.


  • Submit Proposals for Research Grant focuses on Cancer Prevention

Deadline Date – 07-Oct-2019

About the grant – The World Cancer Research Fund International is seeking proposals from anywhere in the world except the Americas (North America, Central America including the Caribbean, and South America) for its Research Grant Programme.
The aim of this grant programme is to fund research that helps elucidate the role of diet, nutrition (including body composition) and physical activity in cancer.


  • 3rd Youth Capacity Building Workshop on Girl’s Education in Africa

Deadline Date – 07-Oct-2019

About the grant – The African Union/International Centre for Girls’ and Women’s Education in Africa (AU/CIEFFA) is seeking applications for its Youth Capacity Building Workshop on Girl’s Education in Africa.

  • USAID’s RISE: A Challenge to Address Gender-Based Violence in the Environment

Application Deadline – Date – 08-Oct-2019

About the grant – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking to fund the innovative application of promising or proven interventions that prevent and respond to gender-based violence across programs that address the access, use, control, and management of natural resources.

For winners of this challenge, USAID will feature their interventions, facilitate access to funding and networking opportunities, and provide technical assistance to support the proposed activity in achieving measurable results and impact.


  • National Geographic Society announces RFPs for Recovery of Species on the Brink of Extinction

Application Deadline – Date – 09-Oct-2019

Grant award – $30,000 – $50,000

About the grant – The National Geographic Society has announced a call for the applicants from all around the world to support priorities of IUCN SSC Species Conservation Plans as well as conservation actions that are endorsed by the relevant IUCN SSC Species Specialist Group.

Successful applicants may use awarded funds over one or two years.


  • AI for Earth Innovation Program

Application Deadline Date – 09-Oct-2019

About the grant – The National Geographic Society and Microsoft’s AI for Earth program is inviting applications from all over the world to support novel projects that create and deploy AI tools to improve the way they monitor, model, and ultimately manage Earth’s natural systems for a more sustainable future.


  • National Geographic Society’s Exploration Grant Program Now Open

Application Deadline Date: 09-Oct-2019

Grant award –  $10,000 and US $30,000.

About the grant – The National Geographic Society is inviting proposals from an experienced project leader in the areas of conservation, education, research, storytelling, and technology for its Exploration Grant Program.

Funding Information

Website: https://www.nationalgeographic.org/funding-opportunities/grants/what-we-fund/

  • National Geographic Society announces Early Career Grants

Application Deadline Date – 09-Oct-2019

About the grant – The National Geographic Society’s Early Career Grants which are designed to offer less experienced individuals an opportunity to lead a project.


  • Applications Open for GCRF Global Multimorbidity – Seed-funding Project 2019

Application Deadline Date – 09-Oct-2019

About the grant – Applications are open for GCRF global multimorbidity seed-funding call which is an Medical Research Council (MRC) initiative that has been developed in collaboration with Wellcome, National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), and Academy of Medical Science (AMS) to support seed-funding projects that develop and test innovative ideas, foster interdisciplinary collaboration, build capacity, and lay the groundwork for future large-scale activity aimed at understanding and tackling multimorbidity in LMICs.

Website: https://mrc.ukri.org/funding/browse/gcrf-gmsf/gcrf-global-multimorbidity-seed-funding-2019/

  • Mandela Washington Fellowship Program for Young African Leaders

Application Deadline Date – 09-Oct-2019

About the grant – The Mandela Washington Fellowship is the flagship program of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) that empowers young people through academic coursework, leadership training, and networking. In summer 2020, the?Fellowship?will host up to 700 young African leaders.

Fellows will travel to U.S. university or college campuses for six-week Leadership Institutes in one of three tracks: Business, Civic Engagement, or Public Management.


  • Daniele Tamagni Grant for Young and Emerging Photographers

Application Deadline Date – 10-Oct-2019

Applications are now open for Daniele Tamagni Grant which is an international photography grant designed to sponsor young and emerging Photographers, funding a Scholarship.
The Grant, thanks to its partners and the panel members creates the opportunity of important global references in the Photo and Media industry, including important publishers and galleries. Elevating Creativity to a Profession, thanks to the scholarship the recipient of the Grant will be in the position to become a positive agent of change, shining new light over the evolution of the African identity.

Website: http://www.danieletamagni.com/#/

  • EDCTP’s Paediatric Drug Formulations for Poverty-Related Diseases 2019

Application Deadline Date – 10-Oct-2019

Grant Award – €18 Million, The funding level is 100% of eligible costs.

About the grant – The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) is seeking proposals for a program entitled “Paediatric drug formulations for poverty-related diseases 2019”.

Website: http://www.edctp.org/call/paediatric-drug-formulations-for-poverty-related-diseases-2019/



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