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Australian Government — Australian Aid: Friendship Grants 2018/19

The Australian Aid: Friendship Grants program supports organisations from across Australia and provides funding for aid activities in the Indo-Pacific. Eligible Australian community organisations are encouraged to apply for funding of AUD30-60 thousand in three annual grant rounds. The grants will fund development activities that strengthen an overseas community’s capacity or socio-economic situation and improve the lives of poor and vulnerable people. The application form must be submitted by 27 August 2018. Friendship Grants

Council for the Advancement of Science Writing — New Horizons Travel Fellowships 2018

The Council for the Advancement of Science Writing offers travel fellowships to cover the cost of attending the annual New Horizons in Science briefing for journalists. The annual conference brings together top-rank scientists and leading science reporters for an in-depth look at seminal developments in science. Fellows will also have the opportunity to participate in the day-long professional workshops sponsored by the National Association of Science Writers. The maximum reimbursement provided is $1,200. The deadline to apply is 29 August 2018. Find the New Horizons Travel Fellowships

World Academy of Sciences — TWAS-USM Postdoctoral Fellowships in Malaysia

TWAS offers postdoc fellowships to young scientists from developing countries (other than Malaysia) to pursue who wish to pursue advanced research in the natural sciences at the Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) in Penang, Malaysia. The duration of the fellowships is 12 months to 3 years. Subject areas range across the physical and natural sciences, including agricultural sciences. TWAS-USM will provide a monthly stipend to cover living costs, food, and health insurance. The application deadline is 31 August 2018. Find the program

IUCN National Committee of The Netherlands — Finance for Climate Action in Tanzania

The Mobilising More (MoMo) Challenge seeks ideas for climate mitigation or adaptation in Tanzania that have the potential to attract private investors. The winner will receive €25 thousand to strengthen and scale up their business idea. Proposals are invited from companies and non-governmental organizations. Proposals have to be submitted by 31 August 2018. Join the Mobilising More (MoMo) Challenge

European Environment Agency — WaterPIX Photo Competition

The European Environment Agency (EEA) organises a photo competition to raise awareness about environmental issues related to water topics. This year’s competition WaterPIX focuses on the importance of clean water for all living beings. The winners in each category (Water and me, Water in the nature, and Water in the economy) will be awarded a cash prize of €1000. The competition is open to citizens of the EEA member countries and West Balkan cooperating countries. Photo submissions are accepted until 15 August 2018. Find the competition

OneAfricanChild Foundation — Small Grants for Youth Changemakers

The OneAfricanChild Foundation and Peace First support projects from young social entrepreneurs (13-25 years) in the themes of education, environment, gender equality, social inclusion, health, and technology. The small grants of US$250 are intended to help bring positive change to local communities. Eligibility extends to individuals from Nigeria, Kenya, Benin Republic or Cameroon. The application deadline is 15 August 2018. More

International Center for Journalists — Global Climate Reporting Program 2018

The ICFJ accepts applications for the Global Climate Reporting Program. Participants will learn from global experts about how extreme weather and climate affect human health and safety and natural ecosystems, and produce stories on these critical topics. Participants will travel to San Francisco in September to attend the 2018 Global Climate Action Summit. Airfare, lodging and meals during the program will be covered by the organizers. The program is open to journalists from all countries. The application deadline is 19 August 2018. Find the program

U.S. Department of State — Illegally Harvested Timber and Forest Products in Global Trade

The U.S. Department of State announces a funding opportunity for mapping and analysis of illegally harvested timber and forest products in global trade. The results aim to influence policy makers and will enable the implementation of future interventions to assist developing countries in combating illegal logging. The cooperative agreement of up to US$492 thousand will be awarded for 24 months. Eligibility is limited to non-profit organizations and educational institutions. The application deadline is 21 August 2018. More

International Women’s Media Foundation — African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative

The IWMF created the African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative (AGLRI) to provide training and support for female in-country journalists from the Central African Republic, Congo, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. The aim is to provide necessary funding to independent journalists to cover under-reported issues including issues of empowerment, democracy, food security, and conservation efforts. Grants will be awarded to cover reporting-related costs, including travel, and average between US$10 thousand to US$15 thousand. Applications are accepted until 21 August 2018. Interested?

U.S. Department of State — YSEALI Regional Workshop: Eco & Sustainable Tourism

The U.S. Embassy Vientiane invites applications from organizations to carry out a five-day workshop in Laos on sustainable eco-tourism for the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI). The workshop will focus on building theoretical and practical knowledge about responsible, sustainable and ecofriendly tourism in Southeast Asia and explore different approaches on how to promote small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the tourism industry. Candidates can apply for US$250 thousand and should outline their potential to implement an eco-tourism project in their community that generates sustainable income in their local community. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations and educational institutions. The closing date for applications is 30 August 2018. Find the call