Tag: Global challenge

Increasing the Value of Civil Society

International nonprofits and civil society organizations across the globe are under heavy pressure from the Covid-19 pandemic. If there has ever been a time in recent decades where we must raise our consciousness of the value of these institutions, it is now.   Civil society refers not only to domestic and social life but also to…
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Diaspora Philanthropy: An Untapped Potential For Haiti

Recently the rest of the world witnessed what many Haitians already knew: that there is an extreme lack of humanity and sympathy when it comes to the Haitian people. Many of our friends, family members, and extended family seek refuge in the Dominican Republic. We’re aware of the experience Haitians had in Del Rio, Texas,…
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The MIT Solve Challenge is Seeking Tech Innovations that can Slow and Track the Spread of a Future Emerging Outbreak

The MIT Solve Challenge is seeking tech innovations that can slow and track the spread of a future emerging outbreak, for example by improving individual hygiene, developing low-cost rapid diagnostics, analyzing data that informs decision making, and providing tools that protect health workers. Solve is also seeking solutions that focus on preventive and mitigation measures that strengthen…
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EBSCO Solar Now Open for 2020 Submissions

EBSCO Solar is back for 2020. This year, we are providing three $100,000 grants available for libraries looking to fund a library solar project to offset electricity costs. Applications will be accepted until May 1, 2020, with the winners announced online and at ALA-Annual on June 26th. Contact ebscosolar@ebsco.com for questions through February 28th. Why EBSCO Solar? Solar power is the cleanest…
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Mama Cash’s 2020 Grantmaking Window supporting Organizations and Initiatives fighting Environmental Injustices

Mama Cash is accepting Letters of Interest from applicants, who are not current grantee-partners, to support organisations and initiatives that are fighting environmental injustices and are implementing an alternative, environmentally-just, solutions. Despite the urgency of the situation, activists and groups who work on environmental justice are severely underfunded. In recent years, Mama Cash has supported…
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Submit Your Ideas for OpenIDEO’s BridgeBuilder Challenge 2019: People on the Move

OpenIDEO, in partnership with GHR Foundation, is currently inviting eligible organizations for its 2019 BridgeBuilder Challenge to address urgent and emergent needs of a global population directly impacted by a lack of peace, prosperity, and sound environmental conditions—people on the move. BridgeBuilder invests in building and repairing unique bridges between people, organizations, issues, and beliefs…
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Internet Freedom Fund inviting Applicants from across the World

Open Technology Fund (OTF) is inviting applicants for its Internet Freedom Fund which is a primary way to support projects and people working on open and accessible technology-centric projects that promote human rights, internet freedom, open societies, and help advance inclusive and safe access to global communications networks for at-risk users including journalists, human rights…
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Women Photograph Grant Program to Promote Gender Diversity Worldwide

Applications are open for Women Photograph Grant Program which aims to promote gender diversity within professional photojournalism and elevate the work and the voices of female visual journalists. Through funding and mentorship, this grant will support an ongoing documentary project from a professional photojournalist who has demonstrated a long-term commitment to their story. Additional consideration…
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UNESCO launched the 10th International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD)

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has launched the 10th International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD). The International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD) is a multi-donor fund, established by the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (2005) to support its implementation in developing countries. The…
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IDB Launches Bootcamps for Tech Fans

IDB launches “Bootcamps for Tech Fans“, an open call for proposals to select the most innovative Ready-to-Work Bootcamp models that work with vulnerable populations and technology in Latin America and the Caribbean. The winners will be considered by IDB Lab to implement a project of up to US$1.5 million in financing. The challenge is open to any entity legally registered in any…
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