Are you looking for fully-funded global grant opportunities for non-profits, NGOs, and social enterprises, Fellowships programmes for Young Leaders and Entrepreneurs, or funding, accelerator programmes and competitions for your business or startup? Here’s a list of 45 opportunities.

Grant Opportunities & Funding for Nonprofits, NGOs, Social Entrepeneurs, and Startups in 2020

*Deadline: January 2020

1. Rice Business Plan Competition 2020 for Student Startups (Up to $1.5 Million in prizes)

2. One Young World Lead2030 Challenge ($500k in funding plus mentorship)

3. Google for Startups Sustainable Development Goals Accelerator 2020

4. Dalai Lama Fellows Program for Emerging Leaders 2020

5. Charity Entrepreneurship Incubation Program 2020 (Fully-funded to London and $100,000 seed funding)

6. SDGs & Her Competition 2020 (Fully-funded to Washington DC for World Bank Group-IMF Spring Meetings)

7. British Council #IdeasChangeLives Global Innovation Challenge 2019 for Digital solutions (£20,000 prize)

8. Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) Young Leaders Program 2020

9. UNESCO Youth Eyes on the Silk Roads Photo Contest

10. Commonwealth Foundation Grant Programme for Civil Society Organisations (up to £200,000)

11. Hertog Foundation Weekend Seminars 2020 for Students and Young professionals (Fully-funded)

12. Global Health Corps Fellowship 2020 for Young Health Leaders (Funded)

13. McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism 2020 ($USD $15,000 grant)

14. IIASA Young Scientists Summer Program 2020 for Young Researchers (Fully-funded)

15. United States Institute of Peace (USIP) Women Building Peace Award 2020 ($10,000 prize)

16. Transparency and Accountability Initiative (TAI) Photo Competition 2020 (grant of US$8,000)

17. Hansen Leadership Institute 2020 International Program for Young Scholars (Fully-funded to the US)

18. Deutsche Welle Journalism Traineeship Programme 2020-2022 (Paid position)

19. Scholarships to attend 23rd International AIDS Conference 2020 in San Francisco and Oakland, United States

20. Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2020 for Students and Recent graduates ($350,000 in Prizes)

21. World Press Photo Digital Storytelling Contest 2020 (Win a trip to Amsterdam)

22. SET Award 2020 for Innovators in the Energy Transition (Up to 10,000 Euros prize)

23. U.S. Department of State’s TechWomen Program for Emerging Leaders 2020

24. Call for Projects for the UNESCO World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) Campaign 2020

25. International Finance Corporation (IFC) Summer Internship Program 2020 for Graduate Students (Paid)

26. U.S. Department of State’s TechGirls Program 2020 for Young Women from the US, Central Asia and MENA (Fully-funded to the US)

27. Connecther Girls Impact the World Film Festival Competition 2020 (up to $25K in prizes)

28. Terra Summer Residency Fellowships 2020 for Emerging Artists Worldwide (Fully-funded to Giverny, France)

29. World Innovation Summit for Education – WISE Awards 2020 ($20,000 Prize)

30. IATA FACE-UP! Cargo Career Competition 2020 for Graduates worldwide (Win a trip to Istanbul, Turkey)

31. City University of New York (CUNY) Emerging Leaders International Fellows Program 2020 (Fully-funded)

32. UNWTO World Tourism Students League 2020 for Future Tourism Leaders

33. Policy Leader Fellowship of the School of Transnational Governance at EUI 2020 for Policy Professionals (fully-funded)

34. Thought For Food Challenge 2019/2020 for Changemakers (up to $25,000 in prizes)

35. MCW Global Young Leaders Access Program 2020 (Fully-funded to the US)

36. EarthTech Challenge 2020 for Young Innovators Worldwide (Win an all-expenses-paid trip to the EarthTech Summit)

37. Harvard Graduate School of Design’s Wheelwright Prize 2020 for Early-career Architects ($100,000 prize)

38. Knight Science Journalism Fellowship Program at MIT 2020-2021 (stipend of $70,000)

39. Arthur C. Helton Fellowship Program 2020 for Law Students and Professionals (up to $2,000)

40. Rockefeller Foundation Food System Vision Prize 2020 (Total prize of $2,000,000)

41. CERN Openlab Summer Student Programme 2020 (Paid position)

42. Mohammed Bin Rashid Global Maker Challenge 2020 (up to USD 1,000,000 in prizes)

43. Vienna Biocenter Summer School 2020 for Students Worldwide (Funded to Austria)

44. C40 Women4Climate Tech Challenge 2020 (up to $40,000 in funding)

45. World Bank Summer Internship Program 2020 for Young Professionals (Paid position)