Youth Innovation Challenge 2022

The Youth Innovation Challenge (YIC) provides an opportunity for young people around the world to share their innovative solutions to marine debris, a pressing environmental issue affecting our marine ecosystems—from our oceans and coasts to our rivers and lakes. Marine debris includes human-created materials that pollute our waterways and cause harm, whether intentional or unintentional, […]
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Mandela Washington Fellowship 2023 Reader Application

The U.S. Department of State and IREX seek academic, professional, and regional experts to read and score applications for the 2023 Mandela Washington Fellowship. The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders is the flagship program of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI).  The Fellowship brings young leaders to the United States for academic coursework and […]
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TFF Agri-food Innovator Challenge 2022

The TFF Challenge is looking for locally-relevant solutions that can be scaled globally and which address a wide range of pressing challenges across all parts of the food value chain—from production to distribution through to consumption and waste. Innovators are to submit creative solutions to the question: “How do we feed 10 billion people on […]
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RSWR Seed Grants for Small Grassroots Organizations in Kenya 2022

The Right Sharing of World Resources (RSWR) is providing seed grants to small grassroots organizations to implement women-led, income-generating projects in Kenya. They grant funds to groups in Sierra Leone, parts of Kenya, and south India. RSWR supports income-generating, self-employment projects for poor women who are members of a self-help group. The project must include […]
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EVWA Changemaker 2022!

The Elevating the Voices of Women in Agriculture (EVWA) Changemakers Campaign highlights projects led by young African leaders, who are creating an impact to empower women farmers in Africa. As a nominee for EVWA Changemakers, you have the exclusive opportunity to be selected as one of the 30 under 30 exceptional young Africans, who lead […]
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Future for Nature Awards 2023

The Future For Nature Award is a prestigious international award that celebrates tangible achievements in protecting wild animal and plant species. The Future For Nature aims to: Reward and fund individuals for their outstanding efforts in the protection of species of wild animals and plants Stimulate Award winners to sustain their dedicated work Help winners raise […]
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Tony Elumelu Storytellers Fund

The Tony Elumelu Storytellers Fund is a standalone initiative and extension of his commitment to catalysing a redefined African success story, powered by Africa’s youth and their creative ideas. The Fund calls on journalists, filmmakers, content producers, and visual and performing artists to submit multimedia creative ideas that tell the stories of inspiring entrepreneurs and […]
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4TH SANKALP Global Awards 2022

The Sankalp Global Awards is a celebration of outstanding social entrepreneurs and a showcase of innovative and successful businesses globally. The 2022 Edition Awards is looking for social entrepreneurs who are #TransformingImpact, making a positive impact on society, gaining hands-on experience, and creating innovative solutions with a global community. Eligibility Criteria Run a high-impact business […]
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The Future Global Food System Challenge

The Institute of Food Technologists, funded by the Seeding The Future Foundation has established this challenge with the aim to support innovations that have the potential for significant impact at scale and over time, and benefit at least one or more of the following intersecting domains: nutritious food for a healthy diet; sustainably produced; and […]
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Call for Applications – Cambridge-Africa ALBORADA Research Fund

The Cambridge-Africa ALBORADA Research Fund was established in 2012, with generous support from The ALBORADA Trust. The Fund supports pairs of researchers (post-doctoral level and above) from the University of Cambridge (or an affiliated institution such as the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, NIAB, and British Antarctic Survey) and sub-Saharan African institutions, across all disciplines, to […]
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