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United Nations — World Oceans Day Photo Competition 2019

The World Oceans Day aims to raise global awareness of the current challenges faced by the oceans and showcase possible solutions. The United Nations General Assembly seeks submissions to the World Oceans Day Photo Competition to share the beauty and importance of the oceans through photographs. The photo competition has seven thematic categories open for […]

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University of Michigan — Conference on Sustainability and Development 2019

The University of Michigan seeks abstracts for presentations, workshops, and applications for financial assistance from students and scholars from lower-income countries for participation in the international conference on Sustainability and Development (11-14 October 2019). The conference themes are Sustainable Development and Indigenous Peoples, Climate Change, Agriculture, Water, Sanitation, and Health, Biodiversity and Conservation, Energy Provision […]

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World Bank — PhD Scholarship for Research in Development

The Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program (RSMFP) provides support to PhD candidates from developing countries to conduct PhD research on a development topic in a World Bank member country other than the Fellow’s home country. The total budget request cannot exceed US$25 thousand and covers a 6 to 10 month period. Candidates must be enrolled […]

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ProposalsforNGOs — Small Grant Competition 2019

ProposalsforNGOs, an initiative by FundsforNGOs, invites applications for the “Small Grant Competition” aimed at NGOs around the world. The contest aims to help grassroots NGOs to develop a project idea to reality by submitting a one-page concept note. The winner will be awarded US$500 as well as a copy of the resource guide ‘The NGO […]

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Chrysalis Trust — Grants for Livelihoods Projects

The Chrysalis Trust makes grants for the relief of poverty and disability, and the promotion of access to shelter, education, healthcare, and water. The geographical scope is locally in the North East of England; nationally in the UK; and internationally in developing countries. Past awards include examples of small-scale water projects and other support for […]

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German Federal Ministry of Education and Research — Green Talents Competition 2019

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) annually makes awards to individuals worldwide for their original solutions for a more sustainable future. “Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development” invites innovative green ideas for the current competition. The winning applicants are invited to a two-week science forum and networking […]

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International Development Research Centre — IRDC Doctoral Research Awards 2019

The IRDC announces the 2019 round of doctoral research grants for Canadians, permanent residents of Canada, and citizens of developing countries pursuing doctoral studies at Canadian universities. Thematic priorities include agriculture and environment (including climate change), among others. IDRC supports research in all developing countries, with certain exceptions (explained in the announcement). The program aims […]

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iF International Forum Design GmbH — Social Impact Prize

The iF Social Impact Prize aims to publish and support design projects that contribute to solving urgent challenges and help to improve living conditions in the developing world. Solutions should already be established and help to solve well known issues in any category of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The best projects will share a […]

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Earthwatch — Support for Field-Based Research Projects 2021

Earthwatch supports scientific field projects in topics of ecosystems and biodiversity in several world regions. Applicants to lead these field projects must have a PhD and can be of any nationality. Earthwatch invites projects that have a strong rationale for using non-specialists (volunteers) to aid with data collection, scientific observation, or other research tasks. Annual […]

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Alstom Foundation — Project Support for NGOs

The Alstom Foundation invites projects proposals from NGOs from countries where Alstom has a presence (a full list of eligible countries is provided in the call for proposals). The Foundation supports a range of activities, including support for water supply and sanitation; renewable energy; reforestation; waste management; ecotourism; and environmental awareness campaigns. All projects must […]

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