CS4HS (Computer Science for High School) is an initiative sponsored by Google to promote Computer Science and Computational Thinking in high school and middle school curriculum. Funding is awarded to applicants from research institutions, universities, school districts and educational nonprofits dedicated to delivering exemplary Computer Science workshops to students. These workshops incorporate informational talks by industry leaders,
Grants for Africa
Spider announces its second open call for proposals within thematic area Education and Learning. This time we are looking for organisations using ICT within formal or non-formal education to give vocational skills to improve employability or self-sufficiency.
Application Deadline: Noon, CET, 16th December 2016.
Eligible Countries: Developing countries (see list below)
To be taken at (country): Stockholm University,
The organisation is proud to launch the call for applications and nominations for the 2016 ONE Africa Award. The ONE Africa Award aims to recognize, reward, and advance the exceptional work of organizations, founded by Africans and based in Africa, dedicated to helping Africa achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
Application Deadline: 21:59 GMT/UTC Friday,
U.S. Mission Tanzania is calling for proposals for projects to preserve cultural heritage through the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP).
Application Deadline: Letters of intent to submit proposals: 1st December, 2016. The deadline for the full proposals is 4th January, 2017.
Eligible Countries: Tanzania
To be taken at (country): Tanzania
About the Award: The U.S.
The Orskov Foundation provides grants that help individual students with funding to cover training needs and support a focused programme of community projects in Malawi, Rwanda, Indonesia, and Cambodia.
Application Deadline: Applications for funding are only accepted between 1st October to 31st December each year.
Application Deadline: 17th August, 2016. Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: Africa Countries, EU Member States
To be taken at (country): Candidate’s Home Country
Brief description: The African Union Commission launches Phase 2 of the African Union Research Grants programme with an open call for proposals for Research and Innovation in Africa supported by the European Union.
Application Deadline: 31 May 2016 | Offered annually? Not specified
Eligible Countries: Organizations based in the Africa or Indian Ocean region
To be taken at (country): Africa or Indian Ocean region
Brief description: The FIRE Africa Grants will provide four Grants of up to US$25,000 each for projects aligned with one of the following categories.
Application Deadline: The deadline for submission of research grant applications is 31st December 2015 and
applicants will be informed about the outcome of the competitive review process before the 31st July, 2016 | Offered annually? Yes
Brief description: This call is for early-career scientists in IFS (International Foundation of Science) eligible developing countries to apply for IFS Individual Research Grants and carry out research projects for a period of up to 3 years.
Google has launched the new Global Impact Awards to support organizations using technology and innovative approaches to tackle some of the toughest human challenges. From real-time sensors that monitor clean water to DNA barcoding that stops wildlife trafficking, Google’s first round of awards provides $23 million to seven organizations changing the world, of which four organisations will be working in Africa.
Google is making $40 million in grants in the areas of education, technology for social good, and modern day slavery to support non-profit Organizations. 11 of the selected grantee organizations, doing valuable work in Africa, will receive grants worth over $5.8 million.
The sectors to benefit from the grant include,