The Terra Viva Grants Directory develops and manages information about grants for agriculture, energy, environment, and natural resources in the world's developing countries.

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Tools with a Mission — Tools for Livelihoods in Africa

Tools with a Mission (TWAM) supports livelihood projects in Dem Rep Congo, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. The program ships tools and school books to registered charities and NGOs either working in Africa or based in Africa, and who meet the requirements and ethos of TWAM.  TWAM lists the available equipment and books. There is […]

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Federal Republic of Germany — Small Development Projects in Myanmar

The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany calls for proposals for small development projects in Myanmar. Projects may fall into the one or more thematic areas of the Terra Viva Grants Directory. Selected organizations will receive funds of up to US$9500 and are expected to maintain the project after completion. Submissions are accepted through […]

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Spark International — Y-Her for Women’s Enterprises in Africa

Y-Her is looking for African female founders running high-impact ventures aimed at improving the lives and women and girls. Up to 15 selected participants will take part in a week-long intensive entrepreneurship program, have access to professional mentorship, and the chance to win a total of AU$50 thousand in investment funding to help scale their […]

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Securing Water for Food — Photo Contest

The Securing Water for Food (SWFF) Global Water-Agriculture Photo Contest will call attention to the significant issue of water scarcity, while recognizing and celebrating steps being taken around the world to improve water and food security. The four themes for photos are: agriculture; water; technology related to water-agriculture; and men and women working in agriculture. […]

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University of St. Andrews — St. Andrews Prize for the Environment 2018

The annual St Andrews Prize for the Environment recognizes significant contributions to environmental conservation in the developing world. The subject areas include human-animal conflicts; water and biodiversity; sanitation; air quality; solar power; food supply; waste and recycling; environmental justice; and others.  Applications are invited from individuals, multi-disciplinary teams, and community groups. Research projects will not […]

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AuthorAID — Online Course in Research Communication

AuthorAID announces a free online course in research communication for early-career researchers in developing countries. The course duration is seven weeks, beginning 03 October. The course aims to cover literature review; research and publication ethics; targeting the right journals; writing and publishing a research paper; and communicating research outside academia. The closing date for registration […]

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Swedish Institute — Women’s Social Enterprise in the MENA Region

The Swedish Institute supports “She Entrepreneurs” to develop women’s leadership in social enterprise in the Middle East and North Africa. She Entrepreneurs is intended for women who have already started to build a social business (possibly in subject areas relevant to the Terra Viva Grants Directory). The program consists of seminars, workshops, and interactive learning […]

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Obama Foundation — Civic Innovation Fellowship 2018

The Obama Foundation Fellowship supports outstanding civic innovators (organizers, inventors, artists, entrepreneurs, journalists, and more) from around the world. The two-year, non-residential fellowship will offer training, resources, and leadership development to 20 participants. Submissions are accepted from individuals who are working to solve important public problems in creative and powerful ways. Thematic areas may include […]

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Iran Ministry of Science and Technology — 31st Khwarizmi International Award

The Khwarizmi International Award recognizes outstanding scientific achievements made by researchers, inventors, and innovators from all over the world. The disciplinary fields include green technology, among others. The winner is awarded a trophy, certificate, academic visit in Iran, and cash prize up to US$7 thousand. The deadline for submission is 10 October 2017. Learn about the […]

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Research Council of Norway — Arctic Field Research

The Svalbard Science Forum (SSF) promotes research activities in Svalbard and administrates funding programs to stimulate data collection and inter-disciplinary as well as international cooperation. Students and researchers can apply for arctic field grants and seed money for workshops and collaborative activities. Both Norwegian and foreign students and scientists are eligible to apply, the latter […]

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