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Ashoka Social and Business Co-Creation Competition is officially open! Submit your collaboration project today to win €20,000

gpa on February 4, 14

Ashoka Social and Business Co-Creation Competition is officially open! Submit your collaboration project today to win €20,000 From: Peace & Collaborative Development...

Program: Hansen Summer Institute on Leadership and International Cooperation (Fully Funded)

gpa on December 17, 13

Program: Hansen Summer Institute on Leadership and International Cooperation From: Peace and Collaborative Development Network Hansen Summer Institute on Leadership and International...

Acara Challenge Info Sessions Nov 18 and 19!

gpa on November 13, 13

Acara Challenge Info Sessions Nov 18 and 19! Acara's annual social-environmental venture plan competition invites students to pitch their game changing solutions...

Fellowship Opportunities for the Green Store Challenge (Hamburg, Germany)

Sherry Gray on October 21, 13

Are you passionate about finding innovative sustainable design solutions? Want to learn more about retail innovation, and create a green retail revolution...

Prof. Zelizer's Guide to Key Resources for Funding Work in Peacebuilding, International Dev & Related Fields

Sherry Gray on August 15, 13

In this section, I will provide some of the key resources for obtaining funding for on the ground work. Funding for peace...

2013-14 HHH capstone in global policy area: Project Proposals due Aug 20

Sherry Gray on August 14, 13

The Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota is accepting proposals from organizations for the 2013-2014 academic year global...

The Colombian Peace Fund Grant Applications are currently open

Sherry Gray on August 14, 13

CPF Releases Grants' Form Application April 20, 2013 - September 20, 2013 Grants Criteria: The Colombian Peace Fund is pleased to announce...

Grants: The Disability Rights Fund

Sam Bedker on February 18, 13

http://www.disabilityrightsfund.org/grantmaking Grantmaking To achieve the goal that persons with disabilities participate fully in society and enjoy equal rights and opportunities, Disability Rights...

IREX Research & travel grants to Eurasia

Sherry Gray on August 31, 12

2013-2014 INTERNATIONAL FELLOWSHIPS FOR U.S. SCHOLARS AND PROFESSIONALS Individual Advanced Research Opportunities Program (IARO) Short Term Travel Grants Program (STG) IREX is...

East European Studies Short-term Research Scholarships for policy research in Wash DC

Sherry Gray on August 28, 12

Title: East European Studies Short-term Research Scholarships Location: District of Columbia Date: 2012-09-01 Description: East European Studies Short-term Grant competition -...

UMN Dow Sustainability Innovation Student Challenge Award (grad students)

Sherry Gray on August 27, 12

dow_entry_guidelines_and _rules.pdfDow Chemical has agreed to sponsor their student sustainability challenge program, the Sustainability Innovation Student Challenge Award (SISCA), at the UMN...

British Ecological Society grants to support ecologists in Africa

Sherry Gray on August 23, 12

British Ecological Society (BES) offers grants and awards to support ecologists in Africa to conduct innovative ecological research. The BES recognizes that...

Schwab Foundation grants for social entrepreneurs

Sherry Gray on August 22, 12

The Global Selection is open to all organizations based in ASIA / ASIA Pacific (except India) AFRICA EUROPE (except France and Switzerland)...

ASEAN-Canada Research Partnership Call for Proposals for 2012-2013 Junior Fellowship (for ASEAN or Canadian nationals)

Sherry Gray on August 10, 12

The ASEAN-Canada Research Partnership, with the support of the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Canada, invites applications for the 2012-2013 Junior Fellowship....

Humphrey School of Public Affairs capstone proposals requested by August 20 (global policy & international development projects)

Sherry Gray on August 8, 12

The Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota is accepting proposals from organizations for the 2012-2013 academic year global...

ITC & Human Rights Grant for Access Innovation

Sherry Gray on August 8, 12

http://www.mladiinfo.com/2012/08/06/itc-and-human-rights-grant-for-access-innovation/#ixzz22o6m2bZh Deadline: August 31, 2012 Open to: All Countries Grant: $20,000 each...

Humphrey School of Public Affairs capstone proposals requested by August 20 (global policy & international development projects)

Sherry Gray on July 5, 12

The Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota is accepting proposals from organizations for the 2012-2013 academic year global...

African Peacebuilding Network Research Grants (for citizens of African countries)

Sherry Gray on May 16, 12

African Peacebuilding Network Research Grants Supporting independent African research and its integration into global policy communities Open for applications, next deadline is...

Prof. Zelizer's Guide to Key Resources for Funding Work in Peacebuilding, International Development & Related Fields

Sherry Gray on May 10, 12

From the guru at Georgetown U: In this section, I will provide some of the key resources for obtaining funding for on...

Rockefeller Foundation Data for Development Challenge: How will you use data to create change that improves the quality of life of poor or vulnerable communities in cities?

Sherry Gray on May 3, 12

For more information, please visit: http://challenge.rockefellerfoundation.org/page/s/decodingdata May 25, 2012 Deadline for Entries Decoding Data: Framing How will you use data to create...

Funding opportunities in global topics, academic projects

Sherry Gray on April 26, 12

Some of these require coordination at the University level, others do not. Funding Opportunities: Upcoming Deadlines · International Research Ethics Education...

HHH summer class seeks capstone clients with international projects

Sherry Gray on April 6, 12

Each year, the Humphrey School of Public Affairs offers Capstone Workshops as an option for Master's students nearing completion of their degrees....

"Enter the Minnesota Idea Open Challenge III: Working Together Across Cultures & Faiths" by March 23rd

Sherry Gray on March 20, 12

Enter your ideas (as many as you'd like!) through March 23, 2012 online at www.MNIdeaOpen.org/challenge3, via email at MNIdeaOpen(at)gmail.com, via voicemail at...

USAID funding for applied research on the practice of conflict management, mitigation, prevention &/or conflict sensitive development/humanitarian assistance

Sherry Gray on February 4, 12

USAID Annual Program Statement, 2012, USAID/DCHA/CMM 2012 Annual Program Statement (APS) for Technical Leadership USAID hereby solicits Applications for applied research directly...

USAID Seeking Comment on Expanding Academic Partnerships (New Funding Opportunity)

Sherry Gray on January 16, 12

USAID Seeking Comment on Expanding Academic Partnerships Requesting comments on process for cooperative partnerships with higher education institutions to address global development...

Prof. Zelizer's Key Suggestions for Obtaining Project Funding

Sherry Gray on January 12, 12

Obtaining funding for on the ground peace and conflict work can be a challenging undertaking. In this short guide, I will provide...

"Wanted: A New Breadfruit Dryer"

Sherry Gray on January 10, 12

The School of Engineering at the University of St. Thomas and a nonprofit -- Compatible Technology International -- have launched a "Peace...

Jenzabar Foundation Invites Nominations for Univ Student Leadership Awards in Community Service

Sherry Gray on December 10, 11

Posted on December 9, 2011 Deadline: February 20, 2012 The Jenzabar Foundation has opened the nomination process for its fifth annual Student...

Open Society Foundations invites proposals to Benefit Women & Girls with Disabilities in Post-Conflict Countries

Sherry Gray on November 5, 11

http://www.soros.org/initiatives/rights-initiatives/focus/disability/news/proposal-call20111007 Open Society Foundations Invites Proposals to Benefit Women and Girls With Disabilities in Post-Conflict Countries The Open Society Foundations' International Women's...

Prof. Zelizer's Guide to Key Resources for funding work in Peacebuilding, Intern'l Dev & related fields

Sherry Gray on October 26, 11

From the guru behind Peace and Collaborative Development Network (and crosslisted from there). In this section, I will provide some of the...

Grants for projects on "urbanism" open to MA/prof prgm students

Sherry Gray on October 20, 11

HHH grad students, please notice that many of you may be competitive for these grants, some of you for work you're doing...

Grants from Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust in areas of peace, racial justice, Ireland, S. Africa

Sherry Gray on October 6, 11

For more information or to apply, please follow this link: http://www.jrct.org.uk/default.asp...

Prof. Zelizer's guide to funds to support work in peacebuilding, intern'l development & related fields

Sherry Gray on September 30, 11

From Prof. Craig Zelizer at Georgetown University, the guru behind Peace and Collaborative Development Network....

Grants for UMN faculty & students: Urbanization &/or Latin Am/Caribbean themes

Sherry Gray on September 9, 11

Global Spotlight 2012 Grants Competition http://global.umn.edu/spotlight/email/2012_grants_announce.html The Global Spotlight is pleased to announce an all-University grant program for faculty and graduate/professional students...

Grants & awards for innovative research & development projects on urban development themes

Sherry Gray on August 19, 11

Application Deadline - 31 January, 2012 This year, our focus is on Urbanization and Development. Entries should be specific to the following...

Reinventing the Toilet Challenge: Gates Foundation overlooking Universal Design?

Sherry Gray on August 18, 11

http://www.gatesfoundation.org/watersanitationhygiene/Documents/wsh-reinvent-the-toilet-challenge.pdf See challenge above, FYI. Question from Sherry Gray: Can anyone find a mention of accessibility? Look at UN Enable http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/enable/diswpa04.htm: "The...

Schultz Foundation international grants in areas of women's empowerment and disability access (mobility solutions)

Sherry Gray on August 17, 11

http://www.absfoundation.org/index.php?id=313 The Arthur B. Schultz Foundation makes international grants in two core areas: women's empowerment and disabled mobility solutions. These grants...

Disability Rights Fund invites grant applications from disabled persons' organizations in Ghana, Nicaragua, & 14 Pacific Island countries

Sherry Gray on July 26, 11

http://www.disabilityrightsfund.org/grantmaking...

Prof. Zelizer's Guide to Key Resources for Funding Work in Peacebuilding, International Dev & Related Fields

Sherry Gray on July 8, 11

In this section, I will provide some of the key resources for obtaining funding for on the ground work. Funding for peace...

Tides social change, just & sustainable world poster contest

Sherry Gray on July 8, 11

http://blog.tides.org/2011/06/20/tides-35th-anniversary-poster-design-contest/...

UNPFII small grants for indigenous orgs working for indigenous peoples

Sherry Gray on July 8, 11

http://www.fundsforngos.org/latest-funds-for-ngos/call-proposals-small-grants-opportunity-unpfiis-trust-fund-decade/#ixzz1R3aG7st7 Deadline for submitting the proposals is October 1, 2011 Bureau of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII), acting...

Google Grants available for non-profit mapping projects

Sherry Gray on June 27, 11

http://www.google.org/geochallenge.html...

McKnight and 7 other foundations form AGree initiative to spur solutions to global food & agriculture problems across multiple sectors

Sherry Gray on May 11, 11

Initiative Launched to Advance Sustainable Food and Agriculture Policies Worldwide (5/06/11) With the global population expected to pass nine billion by...

OSI RFP for projects using data for policy research & advocacy in Europe & Central Eurasia

Sherry Gray on May 2, 11

http://www.soros.org/initiatives/thinktank/news/call-for-proposals-data-advocacy-20110421 Open Society Institute Think Tank Fund Seeks Proposals for Projects Using Data for Policy Research and Advocacy in Europe and Central...

Grant Opportunity for Teachers in Costa Rica!

carth012 on April 21, 11

The Toyota Foundation is requesting applications for a fully-funded environmental education study tour to Costa Rica for teachers. Deadline is May 4!...

Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship

Sherry Gray on April 3, 11

Deadline: April 27, 2011 http://www.skollfoundation.org/about/skoll-awards/ The Palo Alto, California-based Skoll Foundation is accepting applications for its 2012 social entrepreneurship awards. The annual...

Chevron, USAID Pledge $50 Million to Improve Living Standards in Nigeria

Sherry Gray on February 23, 11

(2/21/11) Chevron has announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with USAID to support programs that promote economic development,...

International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) annual democracy themed photography competition

Sherry Gray on January 11, 11

2011 IFES Photography Contest http://www.ifes.org/Content/Events/2011/2011-IFES-Photography-Contest.aspx The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) conducts an annual democracy themed photography competition to profile the...

The Open Society Fellowship Call for Proposals in core areas of human rights, transparency, promotion of civil society and social inclusion

Sherry Gray on December 20, 10

A small number of applicants are selected as finalists. These finalists are considered by an outside selection committee, which meets twice a...

Global Social Venture Competition

Sherry Gray on December 17, 10

For more information see http://www.gsvc.org/ The Global Social Venture Competition is the largest and oldest student-led business plan competition providing mentoring, exposure,...

Peace and Security grantmaking by US foundations, 2008-2009

Sherry Gray on December 16, 10

Peace and Security Funders Group is pleased to announce the publication of our new report, Peace and Security Grantmaking by U.S. Foundations,...

2011 Narrative Travel Writing Contest

Sherry Gray on December 13, 10

http://www.transitionsabroad.com/information/writers/travel_writing_contest.shtml#contest_guidelines TransitionsAbroad.com invites you to enter its 2011 Narrative Travel Writing Contest with a $500 first-place prize and no fee for entry....

E Pluribus Unum Prizes: Recognizing exceptional immigrant integration initiatives

Sherry Gray on December 6, 10

The E Pluribus Unum Prizes national awards program provides four $50,000 prizes annually to exceptionally successful immigrant integration initiatives. The program highlights...

Fund for Global Human Rights Seeks Proposals From Organizations in Pakistan

Sherry Gray on December 4, 10

http://www.globalhumanrights.org/for-grantees/for-grantees...

TechSoup 2nd Annual Digital Storytelling Challenge for nonprofits

Sherry Gray on November 26, 10

TechSoup Global, the leading technology place for nonprofits, just announced it will kick off their annual Online Digital Storytelling Challenge January 13,...

Prof. Craig Zelizer's list key resources for funding peace & conflict work

Sherry Gray on November 26, 10

Borrowed from the Peace and Collaborative Development Network http://www.internationalpeaceandconflict.org/...

IonE Mini Grants for UMN interdisciplinary teams (must be faculty led, but can involve student teams)

Sherry Gray on November 26, 10

Institute on the Environment Home Research Programs A New Funding Opportunity for Launching Interdisciplinary Collaborations Proposals Due February 1, 2011 The Institute...

Draper Richards Fellowship for starting new NGOs

Sherry Gray on November 19, 10

http://www.draperrichards.org/process/index.html...

Bridging Cultures through film: Intern'l topics (NEH grant for NGOs working w/ acad colleagues)

Sherry Gray on October 27, 10

January 5, 2011(receipt deadline) Who is eligible? Any U.S. nonprofit organization with IRS 501(c)(3) tax exempt status is eligible. Grants are not...

DFID RFP systematic reviews in international development

Sherry Gray on October 27, 10

Website: http://www.3ieimpact.org/systematicreviews/3ie-ausaid-dfid.php Program URL: http://www.3ieimpact.org/userfiles/file/AusAID-DFID-3ie%20Final%20Call%20for%20Proposals.pdf...

NextBillion 2011 business case writing competition

Sherry Gray on October 26, 10

For more information see: http://www.nextbillion.net/nextbillion-2011-case-writing-competition...

World Bank Global Apps for Development Competition

Sherry Gray on October 25, 10

http://appsfordevelopment.challengepost.com/...

Travel writing contest for TransitionsAbroad.com

Sherry Gray on October 14, 10

http://www.transitionsabroad.com/information/writers/travel_writing_contest.shtml#contest_guidelines...

Grants for projects initiated by developing country organizations run by persons with a disability

Sherry Gray on October 6, 10

http://www.abilis.fi/ The ABILIS Foundation, a development fund founded in Finland, supports the empowerment of people with disabilities in developing countries. The Foundation...

Prof. Craig Zelizer's list of Guide to Key Resources for Funding Peace and Conflict Work

Sherry Gray on October 5, 10

http://www.internationalpeaceandconflict.org/profiles/blog/list?user=czelizer...

2011 Dell Social Innovation Competition

Sherry Gray on October 5, 10

Sent by Ragui Assaad: We are excited to announce that entry to the 2011 Dell Social Innovation Competition is open! I hope...

General Mills Foundation Invites Applications for Celebrating Communities of Color Grant Program

Sherry Gray on October 2, 10

http://www.generalmills.com/Responsibility/Community_Engagement/Grants/Minneapolis_area/Communities_of_color.aspx The program awards fifty grants of $10,000 each to nonprofit organizations that serve communities of color in the Twin Cities seven-county...

Visualising Women's Rights in the Arab World project, Jordan, December 2010

Sherry Gray on September 28, 10

http://visualrights.tacticaltech.org/content/applications...

Open Society Institute, call for Expressions of Interest, for investigating dimensions of the privatisation of public educ in Africa, E Asia, S & SE Asia

Sherry Gray on September 28, 10

crosslisted from Peace and Collaborative Development Network For more information see http://www.periglobal.org/...

USA Network Announces Characters Unite Awards to Recognize Community Heroes Fighting Prejudice & Discrimination

Sherry Gray on September 28, 10

http://www.charactersunite.com/awards/ USA Network has announced the launch of the Second Annual Characters Unite Awards as part of the cable network's Characters Unite...

Latin Am/Caribbean & Urbanization UMN Global Spotlight 2010-2012

Sherry Gray on September 18, 10

This means funding opportunities for faculty and students along these thematic lines. See: http://www.international.umn.edu/spotlight/grants.php...

The Echoing Green Fellowship applications due Oct. 12

Sherry Gray on September 18, 10

http://www.echoinggreen.org/fellowship/application-overview Through our two-year Echoing Green Fellowship program, we provide start-up capital and technical assistance to help new leaders launch their organizations...

Geotourism Challenge 2010 Places on the Edge - Saving Coastal and Freshwater Destinations

Sherry Gray on September 18, 10

http://www.changemakers.com/coasts Ashoka's Changemakers, National Geographic and the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) are searching for innovative solutions for coastal, waterway, and island destinations...

RFP: Property Rights: Identity, Dignity & Opportunity for All

Sherry Gray on September 6, 10

Omidyar Network and Changemakers Launch Competition to Unleash Impact through Property Rights http://www.changemakers.com/property-rights The Omidyar Network, a philanthropic investment firm dedicated to...

Forty Families, Individuals Sign On to Giving Pledge

Sherry Gray on August 12, 10

crosslisted from Philanthropy News Digest "Forty U.S. Families Take Giving Pledge." Giving Pledge Press Release 8/04/10. http://givingpledge.org/Content/media/PressRelease_8_4.pdf http://pndapps.fdncenter.org/link/643/1...

Ford Foundation Commits $85 Million to Advance Rural Land Rights, Reduce Climate Change

Sherry Gray on August 6, 10

The New York City-based Ford Foundation ( http://www.fordfoundation.org/ ) has announced a five-year, $85 million commitment to help make rural and indigenous...

US Dept of Labor RFP, sustainable livelihoods in developing countries for workers, families

Sherry Gray on August 4, 10

the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB) has released a request for proposals (RFP) to conduct original research,...

USAID Call for Proposals

Sherry Gray on August 1, 10

http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do;jsessionid=nC2rMJPGyTmL18F...!1528547852?oppId=56081&mode=VIEW...

Disability Rights Fund Offers International Grant Program to Promote United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Sherry Gray on August 1, 10

http://www.disabilityrightsfund.org/grant.html...

Call for Proposals - 2011 Barbara Waxman Fiduccia Papers on Women and Girls With Disabilities

Sherry Gray on July 30, 10

http://www.awid.org/eng/Women-in-Action/Calls-for-Participation2/Call-for-Proposals-2011-Barbara-Waxman-Fiduccia-Papers-on-Women-and-Girls-With-Disabilities...

Call for Proposals, Institute for New Economic Thinking, Inaugural Grants Program

Sherry Gray on July 12, 10

Crossposted from Peace and Collaborative Development Network INET Research Grant Program Guidelines http://ineteconomics.org/grants The Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) is an...

Sociological Initiatives Foundation Grants to Support Social Change Research in US

Sherry Gray on July 6, 10

http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/rfp/rfp_item.jhtml?id=299500004...

HP Catalyst Initiative Invites Apps for Global STEM Education Consortia

Sherry Gray on June 21, 10

http://www.hp.com/hpinfo/grants/catalyst.html Eligibility Member organizations are selected through an open and competitive global call for proposals. Eligible organizations are: Accredited public or private...

Bikes Belong Offers Funding for Advocacy & Facilities Programs

Sherry Gray on June 21, 10

http://www.bikesbelong.org/grants Bikes Belong, a national coalition of bicycle suppliers and retailers, provides grants to organizations and agencies within the United States that...

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