June 2010 - 6
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initiative is having an unparalleled impact on the grantcommunity. Find details here.
Guardian Achievements in InternationalDevelopment Award
The Guardian, in partnership with the United Kingdom(UK) Department for International Development (DFID)and Marie Stopes International, invites nominations for TheGuardian Achievements in International DevelopmentAward. They propose to recognize people who have madean impact by improving the lives of some of the world'seconomically poorest people. Application informationhere.
The Inter-American Foundation
The Inter-American Foundation (IAF) is an independentagency of the United States government that providesgrants to nongovernmental and community-basedorganizations in Latin America and the Caribbean forinnovative, sustainable and participatory self-helpprograms. Find details here.
Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting Travel Grants
The Center funds international travel costs associated with journalistic reporting projects on topics and regions of global importance, with an emphasis on issues that havegone unreported or under-reported in the mainstreamAmerican media. Find details here.
Global Women in Management: Advancing Women’s Economic Opportunities (GWIM 53)
Jakarta, Indonesia // October 4-30, 2010 (Application Deadline: June 28, 2010)
The Eligible Countries are China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam and Singapore.
This program is supported by the ExxonMobil Women’s Economic Opportunity Initiative, a
global effort launched in 2005to help women in developing countries fulfill their economic potential and serve as drivers of economic and social change intheir communities. To apply, download and submit completed application to GWIM.53.INDONESIA@cedpa.org
Global Maternal Health Conference 2010
New Delhi, India // August 30-September 1, 2010 (Registration begins July 15, 2010)
The Global Maternal Health Conference 2010 aims to build on the existing momentum around MDG5 to coalesce andcatalyze the maternal health field. Lessons learned, neglected issues, and innovative thinking will be the underpinnings of theconference, and the anticipated outcome is increased consensus around the evidence, programs and advocacy needed toimprove maternal health. For registration information, click here.
Forum for African Investigative Reporters
Johannesburg South Africa // November 1-3, 2010 (Now accepting applications)
The Forum for African Investigative Reporters (FAIR) is a professional association of investigative journalists in Africa. Itsmission is to enhance, deepen and build investigative journalism as a profession throughout the continent. FAIR is nowreceiving applications from investigative journalists all over Africa to attend FAIR's planned conferences for 2010. Journalistswho want to showcase their investigative work and engage in a dialogue with colleagues on the increase and promotion of investigative journalism practice in Africa are encouraged to apply. Find details here.
Information for Fellows
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