Funding Agencies International

EU Funding Agencies

Newton Fund

A UK based funding program with aim to promote innovation in UK and partner countries. The Newton Fund is a £375 million fund (£75 million a year for 5 years starting 2014/15).

https://www.britishcouncil.org/education/science/newton

 

NESTA Funding

We support a small number of exceptional ideas that meet our aims as a charity, and if we can't help there are plenty who can. We have three different ways that we can support you - through grant funding, direct investment or challenge prizes.

http://www.nesta.org.uk/

 

Global Research Council

The Global Research Council (GRC) is comprised of the heads of science and engineering funding agencies from around the world. The Council promotes best practices for high-quality collaboration among funding agencies worldwide.

https://twas.org/global-research-council

 

International Foundation for Science

IFS awards research grant to early career scientists in developing countries. IFS-supported scientists work in their own countries and tackle research related to local needs - plugging the so-called ‘Brain Drain’.

http://www.ifs.se/about-ifs/

 

Global Innovation Fund

The Global Innovation Fund invests in social innovations that aim to improve the lives and opportunities of millions of people in the developing world.

http://globalinnovation.fund/

 

Academy of Finland

The Academy of Finland’s mission is to finance high-quality scientific research, act as a science and science policy expert, and strengthen the position of science and research.

http://www.aka.fi/en-GB/A/Academy-of-Finland/

 

 

Funding Agencies of Asia

NAGAO Funds for Environment

The Research Grant Programme supports academic and scientific research that will deepen knowledge of the nature conservation in developing countries, mainly in the Asia-Pacific region.

http://www.nagaofoundation.or.jp/e/index.html

 

Cultural Grant Assistance Program (Japan)

Grant assistance for Cultural Grassroots Project (GCGP) provides non-refundable financial assistance to support the implementation of cultural and higher education projects conducted by non-profit organizations (including nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), local authorities, research and higher education institutions, etc.) that are active at the grass-roots level in developing countries.

http://www.pk.emb-japan.go.jp/itprtop_en/index.html

 

Asia Pacific Leadership Program (APLP)

The APLP seeks outstanding individuals from all walks of life (government, business, NGOs, health sciences, media, monastic orders, and education) to participate in an innovative leadership development program at the East-West Center in Honolulu, Hawai.

http://www.eastwestcenter.org/

 

Funding Agencies of USA/Canada

 

Academic Linkages & Education U.S. Embassy Pakistan

http://www.islamabad.usembassy.gov/


International Development Research Centre

IDRC encourages and support researchers and innovators in those countries to find practical, long-term solutions to the social, economic, and environmental problems their societies face.

https://www.idrc.ca/en

 

Big Ideas

Big Ideas Berkeley is an annual contest aimed at providing funding, support, and encouragement to interdisciplinary teams of students who have “big ideas.”

http://bigideas.berkeley.edu/about/

 

Agriculture Development Policy Research Program Strategy

Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) is a statutory authority within the Foreign Affairs and Trade portfolio operating under the ACIAR Act.

http://aciar.gov.au/

 

COMSTECH-IFS Research Grants Program

Organization of the Islamic Conference Standing Committee for Scientific and Technological Cooperation (COMSTECH), in collaboration with International Foundation for Science (IFS) supports research projects of importance to meeting the development needs of the OIC member states.

http://www.comstech.org/

 

DEBRA International

DEBRA International is a worldwide network of national groups working on behalf of those affected by the genetic skin blistering condition Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB).

http://www.debra-international.org/homepage.html