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Join this free event on how to align effectively with the UN SDGs with Noora Sharrab, Co-Founder of Sitti Social Enterprise. This Mentor Monday session will feature Noora exploring how to align your venture with the SDGs in a way that will make sense for your vision. This event will involve discussion on how to systematize your commitment to the framework and goals for our world.

This event is perfect for entrepreneurs and changemakers who would like to hear from a young, visionary founder of a social enterprise. Learn and get your questions answered by joining this event!

Date and time: Tue, January 11, 2022 8:00 AM — 9:30 AM AEDT

Location: Online

Register here!

Are you interested in environmental, social and governance (ESG) and social value? The Social Value UK is organizing a half-day event with host experts in the field of ESG funds. These experts will aim to demystify ESG from a social value perspective and decipher the risks, opportunities and challenges of an ESG approach. The conference will also address the future of ESG and social value.

Date and location: 20th January 2022, online

Get your tickets here!

Tune into a three day accelerator event with great inspiring changemakers! This event will highlight concrete and innovative solutions to the world’s biggest challenges and problems. If this interests you make sure to buy tickets to “the world’s largest event for the planet”.

Date: 19th — 21st May 2022

Location: Paris (France) and online

Buy your tickets here!

The AVPN Global Conference will be great for funders and resource providers that are working/interested in Asia. The AVPN Global Conference is “the largest social investing convening in Asia”. This event aims to help share knowledge, build strategic partnerships and address socio-economic challenges. This annual event will bridge philanthropy and impact investing with private equity and institutional investing.

Date: 21st — 24th June 2022

Location: Bali (Indonesia)

Register your interest here!

The Large Research Grants on Education Program supports education research projects that aim to contribute to the improvement of education. The budget will range from $125,000 to $500,000 for projects ranging from one to five years.

The following funding tiers include:

  • $125,000 to 250,000
  • $250,001 to $375,000
  • $375,001 to $500,000

Within each of the tiers, the projects will be evaluated. It is highly recommended that applicants submit for funding that best fits their project rather than applying for the highest amount.

If you are working on a project that aims to support education and have a BIG vision for the future, this opportunity may be just for you.

To find out more, apply here!

Deadline:

  • Intent to Apply
    January 26, 2022 12:00PM (Noon) CENTRAL
  • Full Proposal Deadline
    February 23, 2022 12:00PM (Noon) CENTRAL

Note: Proposals are accepted from the U.S and internationally. All proposals must be submitted in English and budgets must be proposed in U.S Dollars.

Are you working on a projects that has a global, thematic, regional and/or country-specific focus? This opportunity may be just for you! The Global EbA Fund is prioritizing the closing of resource and knowledge gaps with a broad thematic focus on innovation and urgency for climate change adaptation, thus encouraging creative solutions and partnerships among funding applicants and the wider EbA community.

The Fund aims to encourage catalytic initiatives to help overcome barriers for upscaling EbA. The Fund is now open for contributions of USD 50,000 to USD 250,000, with no specified or prioritized regional or country focus. The maximum project duration is 36 months.

Read how to apply here!

Next application closes: 28 February 2022 at 23:59 UTC+2 (Geneva time)

The Marine Mammal Commission are accepting proposals between November 08, 2021 and April 13, 2022 for projects focused on climate change effects on marine mammals. The funding requests are limited to $50,000 USD.

They are seeking proposals that:

  • Further their understanding of how climate change affects, either directly or indirectly, the reproductive performance, survivorship, abundance, or vital rates of marine mammals.

or

  • Advance science-based conservation interventions or management strategies to mitigate climate change induced threats to marine mammals. Ideally, such approaches should be transferable across species and/or locations.

All applicants from both the U.S and outside the U.S are eligible to apply!

Read here for the proposal requirements and to submit a proposal!

Note: EOIs are due in by the 13 of April 2022.

Read to hear about Gwenaelle Gerard who created a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) consultancy through MBA at EGADE Business School in which helped make her CSR career possible. It provided her with the management expertise needed to launch her own CSR consulting business along with resilience to help overcome challenges.

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This podcast features Helen Moulinos. Helen is a passionate and wise human rights expert. She moved from the United States to the UK and is currently leading POhWER which is UK’s largest advocacy charity that protects the human rights of marginalized, vulnerable and excluded groups.

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Mikhara Ramsing (LLB(Hons)/BEcon(Hons); GAICD) is a social entrepreneur from Brisbane, Australia. She founded Miks Chai, a tea social enterprise that supports suicide prevention as well as Ethnic LGBT+ — a national resource platform for culturally and linguistically diverse LGTBIQA+ communities

Mikhara is greatly passionate about using business models to solve social problem. In her talk, Mikhara shares a simple tool to enable the quick identification of what makes a good business good.

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