Fund Draper Richards Kaplan / 2018-12-23

Draper Richards Kaplan
USD 300.000 - 300.000
The Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation seeks to dramatically improve the lives of people and the world around us through innovative strategies, systems changing approaches, and disrupting technologies. Our goal is to find social entrepreneurs with dynamic ideas and nurture them at the early stages with maximum leverage and total commitment. Prospects for our portfolio of social enterprises come from a vast field of compelling ideas and dedicated leaders. We concentrate our selection on the capabilities of the founder, the scalability of the model, and the potential impact of the organization on the world. We have an open application process and accept applications year round. Borrowed from our venture capital legacy we find exceptional entrepreneurs, provide them with 3 years of unrestricted capital (totaling $300,000) and provide rigorous on-going support by joining their board of directors for the 3 years and partnering with the leader to help them to build capacity in their or

ERC Proof of Concept Grant / 2019-01-19

European Commission
The ERC actions are open to researchers of any nationality who intend to conduct their research activity in any EU Member State or H2020 Associated Country. Principal Investigators may be of any age and nationality and may reside in any country in the world at the time of the application. ERC Principal Investigators do not have to be based full-time in Europe. The host institution must either be established in an EU Member State or H2020 Associated Country as a legal entity created under national law, or it may be an International European Interest Organisation (such as CERN, EMBL, etc.), the European Commission\'s Joint Research Centre (JRC) or any other entity created under EU law.

Cambridge Immerse Scholarship Programme 2019 in UK / 2018-12-07

Cambridge Immerse
Cambridge Immerse is a residential academic programme with a diverse and enriching curriculum. Their 16-18-year old programmes are designed to provide a taster of what it’s like to study a subject at university level. Their 13-15 year old programmes are designed to ignite students’ interest and help them better understand what subjects they should be pursuing at a higher level. All academic sessions are carefully designed and taught by expert tutors in an optimal learning environment that stimulates academic inquiry. And the carefully planned schedule ensures that the programme not only meets the academic needs of the participants but also provides a unique experience of the university city through an abundance of extracurricular activities.

Grant Seekers / 2018-11-30

Conservation Fund
The Fund has 4 major areas of focus: species research, habitat protection, conservation education, and animal rescue and rehabilitation. Each year the Fund has specific conservation priorities it supports. Your programs must align with these priorities.

Fondo de las Naciones Unidas financia proyectos para la democracia y DD.HH. / 2018-12-20

The United Nations Democracy Fund
El Fondo de Naciones Unidas para la Democracia (UNDEF) tiene abierta la convocatoria para proyectos que fortalezcan la participación de la sociedad civil y promuevan los derechos humanos, así como la participación de todos los grupos en los procesos democráticos. Las temáticas que trabaja en América Latina son diálogo democrático y proceso constitucional, fortalecimiento de la sociedad civil, derechos de las mujeres, educación cívica, acceso a la información, derechos de participación y estado de derecho, Transparencia e integridad.

Becas exclusivas para mujeres : UNESCO y Fundación L’Oreal / 2018-12-31

Hay diferentes opciones de Becas exclusivas para mujeres. En esta ocasión, copartimos contigo esta oportunidad. La Fundación L’Oreal mantiene abierta su convocatoria de becas estudiantiles junto con la UNESCO y su objetivo es identificar mujeres científicas de todo el mundo y hagan importes significativos a la ciencia. ¿Qué ofrece le programa de becas? 100,000 euros a las cinco científicas más sobresalientes de toda la lista de postulantes.

Financiamiento de iniciativas de liderazgo, sostenibilidad y gobernanza / 2018-12-30

Wallace Global Fund
Wallace Global Fund apoya actividades, movimientos y organizaciones con alcance local, nacional o mundial en todo el planeta. El objetivo del fondo es promover una ciudadanía informada y comprometida con su realidad social y política. Los criterios de postulación para acceder a las subvenciones son amplios. No tienen limitaciones geográficas. Sin embargo, las temáticas deben estar alineadas con los objetivos y enfoques de la organización.

Fondo Fundación WWB Colombia para la investigación / 2018-11-13

Fondo Fundación WWB Colombia
Es un medio de la Fundación WWB Colombia para la promoción y el fomento de la investigación, con el cual se busca identificar desafíos y oportunidades para las emprendedoras en Colombia. Cada convocatoria o grupo de convocatorias versará sobre un campo de investigación particular. Para esta segunda convocatoria el campo de investigación se titula “Contextos y oportunidades para el emprendimiento de las mujeres en ámbitos rurales”.

Concurso Internacional de Fotografía / 2018-11-09

USD 700 - 1.500
El programa IBER-RUTAS, de la Secretaría General Iberoamericana (SEGIB) invitan a participar en el Concurso Internacional de fotografías Miradas de Iberoamérica, que en esta edición abordará la consigna “Diferentemente iguales”. El objetivo de esta campaña es visibilizar la diversidad cultural de Iberoamérica. Bajo el mensaje “somos diferentes y eso nos enriquece y a la vez somos iguales y eso nos une”, la iniciativa invita a realizar un viaje sonoro por los 22 países que conforman esta singular región. Iber-Rutas se suma a esta apuesta al diálogo y el reconocimiento de la riqueza intercultural a través de la edición 2018 para contribuir a garantizar el respeto de los derechos culturales de las personas y los pueblos, independientemente de su condición migratoria.

Gobierno de Canadá financia temas de género, medio ambiente e inclusión / 2018-12-31

Government of Canada
El Gobierno de Canadá tiene disponible en su plataforma Partners@International financiamiento para proyectos en diferentes áreas. ¿Cómo solicitar financiamiento? Hay dos formas para que las organizaciones de la sociedad civil (OSC) presenten una solicitud de financiamiento para un proyecto de desarrollo internacional: 1. Postularse a través de una convocatoria de propuestas preliminares, es decir las convocatorias que hace el gobierno para proyectos específicos. 2. Presentar propuesta no solicitada, es decir, enviar una propuesta o proyecto que será evaluado para decidir si le otorgan fondos del programa.

Subvenciones del Fondo Francés para el Medio Ambiente Mundial / 2018-11-30

Fonds français pour l\'environnement mondial (FFEM)
EUR 500.000 - 500.000
El Fondo Francés para el Medio Ambiente Mundial (FFEM) financia proyectos innovadores en países en desarrollo. El FFEM es un fondo público que financia proyectos de desarrollo que tengan impacto significativo y durable sobre uno de los siguientes temas: biodiversidad, cambio climático, aguas internacionales, degradación de la tierra incluyendo la desertificación y, la deforestación, contaminantes orgánicos y capa de ozono.

ERC Synergy Grant / 2018-11-08

European Commission
ERC Synergy Grants are intended to enable minimum two to maximum four Principal Investigators and their teams to bring together complementary skills, knowledge, and resources in new ways, in order to jointly address ambitious research problems. The aim is to promote substantial advances at the frontiers of knowledge, to cross-fertilize scientific fields, and to encourage new productive lines of enquiry and new methods and techniques, including unconventional approaches and investigations at the interface between established disciplines. This should enable transformative research not only at the forefront of European science but also to become a benchmark on a global scale. Applicants Principal Investigators must demonstrate the synergies, complementarities and added value that could lead to breakthroughs that would not be possible by the individual Principal Investigators working alone.

Research grants and projects / 2018-12-18

Environmental Research and Education Foundation
The sustainability movement has reached the business models of nearly every industry in the United States, and many companies, municipalities and states have set aggressive sustainability goals that include how waste streams are being managed. The EREF Board of Directors has set an initiative to ensure research funded reflects EREF’s long-term strategic plan to address all areas of integrated solid waste management, with a strong focus towards research that increased sustainable solid waste management practices. EREF is an IRS 501(c)3 non-profit organization and is one of the largest sources of funding for solid waste research in North America. EREF is not affiliated with any other entity or group and governed by a duly elected Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is the decision-making body that has responsibility for establishing policies that define program interests and fundamental objectives to be served by the Foundation.

The Facebook Fellowship Program / 2018-11-29

Facebook Research
EUR 37.000 - 37.000
The Facebook Fellowship Program and Emerging Scholar Awards are designed to encourage and support promising doctoral students who are engaged in innovative and relevant research in areas related to computer science and engineering. Winners of the Fellowship are entitled to receive two years of tuition and fees paid, a stipend of $37,000 each year, and up to $5,000 in conference travel support. Applications will be evaluated based on the strength of the student’s research statement, publication record, and recommendation letters. While open to students in any year of PhD study, a heavy emphasis on research and publication record for Facebook Fellowships favor students who are further along in their course of study. Applicants who who are earlier in their career and fit the criteria of a minority group that is under-represented* in the technology sector have the option of being evaluated for an Emerging Scholar Award.

Annual CGTrader Scholarship: Essay Writing Competition / 2018-12-14

CG Trader
Every year CGTrader challenges students to dig into the field of technology by writing an essay on how innovative technologies are transforming our lives. CGTrader gives talented 3D designers the opportunity to showcase their work, get valuable feedback from the community, learn from their peers and interact in a designer-friendly environment. The program requires you to write and submit an original essay on the topic “Our life on a spaceship: the future of mankind”. They want to encourage students to think about how life will change when people are confined to weightlessness in limited spaces.

The Catalyst Fund awards small grants for early-stage, innovative, and unconventional ideas that address urgent challenges. / 2018-11-29

Roddenberry Foundation
USD 2.500 - 15.000
The Catalyst Fund makes grants between $2,500- $15,000. We don’t limit ourselves to any one issue, rather we search across issues to identify opportunities where innovation is needed to address an urgent challenge. The Fund accepts applications on a continuous basis with no deadlines. There is no limit to the number of projects we’ll support in any given year. From time to time we will post a request for proposals for a specific problem we find particularly compelling or underfunded.

UNICEF Innovation Fund Call for VR/AR Technologies / 2018-12-27

USD 50.000 - 90.000
The UNICEF Innovation Fund is looking for start-ups that are developing and piloting new open source VR/AR solutions. We are looking to make investments in 1) software for authoring or consuming these new realities, 2) platforms and ways providing wider access to that software, 3) platforms and ways providing better tools for content creation (such as a template, workflow, or format), and 4) particular applications of content. For our next VR/AR cohort of investees we are particularly interested in the following applications of content: Learning Teaching people to perform simple tasks, in many languages, with higher retention rates and better motivational levels (examples: how to install a water pump; how to recognize malnutrition in under 5-year-olds; how to teach seamstresses to perform simple procedures). VR/AR also presents new ways of increasing access to experiential learning, including for people with disabilities. Understanding complex environments Accessing large am

NextWorldNow Community Investments / 2019-01-01

NextWorldNow - NWN
NextWorldNow learns about community based projects that need more resources to meet their goals. We connect with the leaders, learn about their work, and decide which projects to invest in. Investments may include time spent supporting a project, in-kind resources, and financial grants. We invite community proposals. We rate the likely success and the impact of the project – such as how many people will benefit. We look for people and groups who have new ideas for old problems. We prefer to invest in a variety of geographic locations and issues in order to learn more about the world and its people. We may take on projects that are beyond our funding means by seeking like organizations to partner in the investment.

Dame Margaret Clark Scholarship in New Zealand / 2018-12-01

University of Wellington
EUR 5.000 - 5.000
The applications for the Dame Margaret Clark Scholarship in Political Science are open. This scholarship has been established by Sir Robert Jones to recognize the work of Dame Margaret Clark in the areas of political science and international relations. The scholarship will contribute $5,000 towards the tuition fees of a student undertaking a Master’s degree in political science or international relations at Victoria University of Wellington. Each scholarship will be tenable for 12 months. This scholarship may not be held together with a Victoria Master’s by Thesis Scholarship. One award will be offered each year.

International Fellowships / 2018-12-01

The American Association of University Women - AAUW
International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate studies at accredited U.S. institutions are supported. Originally designed to provide Latin American women opportunities for graduate and postgraduate study in the United States, the International Fellowships program awarded its first fellowship in 1917. The program now includes women from around the world, and International Fellowships have been awarded to more than 3,600 women from more than 145 nations.