Tag: Individuals

UN releases $5 million for humanitarian needs triggered by gang violence in Haiti

UN Emergency Relief Coordinator Martin Griffiths allocated on Friday, $5 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to respond to humanitarian needs triggered by gang violence in Haiti. The assistance comes amidst the killing of hundreds of people since July in clashes between gangs in Haiti’s Cité Soleil, said the UN humanitarian agency (OCHA)…
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Reflections on the philanthropy supporting ecosystem & how to lift-up philanthropy

In this article, we’re excited to share some of our thoughts and hopes for the future of philanthropy in Haiti. Haiti is near and dear to us, so we would like to spend some time today reflecting on the support that comes from philanthropy. We hope this piece will give you a sense of what…
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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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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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Apply for TED Fellows Program to create Positive Change around the World

Applicants are invited to apply for TED Fellows program which provides transformational support to a global network of 470+ visionaries – scientists, artists, activists, entrepreneurs, doctors, journalists and inventors – who collaborate across disciplines to create positive change around the world. TED is looking for individuals who have a proven track record of great work…
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Movies that Matter offers grants to Human Rights Film Events

Movies that Matter is offering grants to human rights film events in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, and Eastern Europe, especially in countries with limited resources and freedom of the press. These events can take various forms, such as human rights film festivals, LGBT film festivals and mobile cinema projects. Types of Grant…
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Getty Images announces Reportage Grant to Support Independent Photojournalists

Getty Images has announced Reportage Grant to Support Independent photojournalists. The Getty Images Reportage Grant continues the tradition of their Editorial Grants program, which, from its founding in 2004, has supported independent photojournalists around the world by providing the creative freedom necessary to pursue work that is personally important to them. Getty Images will promote…
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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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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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