“Spring 2019 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative” Academic Fellowship launched

The U.S. Mission to Vietnam has launched the “Spring 2019 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Academic Fellowship” on civic engagement, environmental issues, and social entrepreneurship and economic development. Vietnamese citizens between the ages of 18 and 25, full-time undergraduate students or those who have graduated from college, university, or other institutions of higher learning,… [Read More]

U.S. Embassy Seoul announces “FY 2019 Global Undergraduate Exchange Program” for Students

U.S. Embassy Seoul has announce the “FY 2019 Global Undergraduate Exchange Program” (Global UGRAD) to encourage qualified students to apply for this unique opportunity to study in the United States. The Global UGRAD program aims to support study in the U.S. for under-represented ethnic, racial, and socio-economic groups. The Global UGRAD Program was developed to… [Read More]

Google pledges $1 Million to train Kenyan Farmers in Digital Skills

Google has announced a $1 million grant through its Google.org initiative to provide digital skills training to more than 100,000 smallholder farmers in low-income and rural Kenya in the next year. Google has partnered with One Acre Fund, a non-profit organisation headquartered in Kakamega, Kenya with experience in providing training, products and services on credit… [Read More]

UK Aid Package of £96.5 Million to tackle Malnutrition in Yemen

UK aid package of a £96.5 million programme will fund UNICEF to help screen, prevent and tackle malnutrition in Yemen over three years. This UK aid package will screen 2.2 million children under the age of five for malnutrition and provide urgent treatment for 70,000 of the most vulnerable children. UK aid will also provide… [Read More]

Canada announces support of $50 Million for Palestinian Refugees

Canada has announced support of up to $50 million over two years for Palestinian refugees through the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). Canada will also provide up to $12.5 million for Right to Play International. Canada is committed to providing humanitarian assistance and responding to the needs of… [Read More]

EBRD and EU launches ‘Advisory Small Business’ Programme for SMEs in Lebanon

EBRD and European Union have launched an ‘Advisory Small Business’ (ASB)  programme  for small businesses (SMEs) in Lebanon. More than 100 guests representing the business community as well as international donors and the media attended the launch. To mark this milestone, the EBRD hosted an event under the patronage of His Excellency Saad Hariri, attended by Jean… [Read More]

UNESCO launches ‘RightToEducation Campaign’ to attain Global Education Mission

To mark 70th year of  Universal Declaration of Human Rights, UNESCO has launched a digital campaign on RightToEducation, a right that is at the core of its global mission to ensure equal access to quality education from . Through a series of videos, animations, visuals, interviews and stories, the UNESCO campaign – running from 15 October to 18… [Read More]

Justice and Equality Fund awards £1,027,699 in Grants to support Sexual Harassment Victims

The Justice and Equality Fund – which is supported by celebrities such as Emma Watson, Keira Knightley, Emma Thompson, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Jodie Whittaker – has awarded £1,027,699 in grants through the Advice and Support programme to resource seven women’s organisations in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales. The organisations are working to provide advice… [Read More]

Getty announces laureates of 2018 Grants, Funding Architectural Conservation Worldwide

The Getty has announced the laureates of ‘2018 Keeping It Modern’ grants with the funding of $1.7 million. The 11 latest grantees span nine countries but this year’s initiative marks the first time grants have been awarded to buildings in Cuba, Lebanon, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Ireland as well as the country of Georgia. The Getty’s Senior Program Officer, Antoine Wilmering… [Read More]

25 Nonprofits benefitted from Aetna Foundation’s Grants

As part of its Building Healthy Communities initiative, Aetna Foundation has awarded  grants worth $2.4 million to 25 nonprofits with a focus on health and at improving the social determinants of health (SDOH) in underserved communities across the United States. Improving the health of a community means a greater emphasis on SDOH, which includes everything from food… [Read More]