The Arab Financial Inclusion Innovation Prize (Worth USD$50,000)

Application Deadline: August 15th 2018 The Arab Financial Inclusion Innovation Prize champions a dynamic vision for financial inclusion. By capitalizing on the fast-moving digital world, innovation can facilitate a forward-looking and efficient sector. AFIIP is created to reward such innovations which can increase the outreach and reduce the costs of financial services to better serve low-income …

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Youth for Peace International Fellowship 2018

Deadline: 30 June, 2018 Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.” ~ Buddha UNSCR 2250, is a first resolution on youth, peace and security. Adopted by the UN Security Council in 2015, the resolution emphasizes the importance of youth as agents of change in the maintenance and promotion of peace and security. Therefore, …

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Applications NOW OPEN: CERN-UNESCO School on Digital libraries 2018

Deadline: August 1, 2018 Applications for the CERN-UNESCO School on Digital libraries 2018 are now open. The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will co-organize the “UNESCO-CERN School on Digital Libraries 2018” which will be held in Nairobi, Kenya, from 8 to 12 October 2018 and will …

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Yellow Inaugural three month program for Storytellers

What is Yellow? Snap Inc. Presents: Yellow. Yellow is excited about the future of storytelling and the creators who will push the artistic boundaries of what's possible with mobile content. Yellow will help you shorten the time it takes to turn your brilliant idea into reality. Each year Yellow will choose a small group of …

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RIPE NCC Community Projects Fund

Deadline: 29 June, 2018. The RIPE NCC has supported a range of projects and innovative ideas over its 25-year history, and we are now formalising these efforts through the RIPE NCC Community Projects Fund. We know there's no shortage of brilliant minds in the Internet technical community working on groundbreaking projects, but securing funding to …

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NLnet 2018: Open call for Funding

Deadline: 1 August, 2018. NLnet foundation is an independent organisation whose means come from donations and legacies. Its initial capital was gathered in 1997 by the sale of the first Dutch Internet Service Provider. Its private capital ensures an absolute independent position. The articles of association for the NLnet foundation state: "to promote the exchange …

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UNDP SDGs and Her Program 2018

Deadline: June 30, 2018. In 2015, all 193 United Nations member countries signed on to 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to "create the future we want in 2030." SDGs&Her is an online competition for women entrepreneurs to showcase how they are supporting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through their business operations. The objectives of the …

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Google Impact Challenge South Africa 2018 for Nonprofits and Social Enterprises.

Deadline: July 4, 2018. The Google Impact Challenge South Africa supports nonprofits and social enterprises with game-changing ideas to create economic opportunity in their communities. The Challenge asks local innovators how they would make their community–and beyond–an even better place. The public and a panel of local Judges vote for the ideas with the most …

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Google Impact Challenge Kenya 2018 for Nonprofits and Social Enterprises.

Deadline: July 4, 2018. The Google Impact Challenge Kenya supports nonprofits and social enterprises with game-changing ideas to create economic opportunity in their communities. The Challenge asks local innovators how they would make their community–and beyond–an even better place. The public and a panel of local Judges vote for the ideas with the most potential, …

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