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Energy, Climate Change

Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves — Women’s Empowerment Fund

The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves welcomes applications for the fourth annual Women’s Empowerment Fund (WEF). The WEF is a financing mechanism to scale business models for women’s entrepreneurship in projects to advance household energy. The WEF will award up to four grants in the range of US$75 thousand to US$150 thousand for one year. […]

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Research Council of Norway — Research Exchanges and Events Related to Climate Change

Norway’s Large-scale Climate Programme (KLIMAFORSK) is a 10-year initiative on climate research. To foster international cooperation, the program supports Norwegians traveling internationally, international researchers visiting Norway, and events that promote the KLIMAFORSK objectives. Applications are submitted by Norwegian institutions. The application deadline is 26 April 2017. Link

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Access Power — Renewable Energy in Africa

Access Power is a developer, owner, and operator of power projects in emerging markets, focusing on Africa and the Middle East. The 2017 edition of the Access Co-Development Facility (ACF) will provide US$7 million to support up to three projects in renewable energy in Africa. Submitted projects must be located in Africa; use a commercially […]

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International Center for Climate Governance — Best Climate Practices

The Best Climate Practices contest for 2017 focuses on actionable ideas and concrete projects to support urban and/or rural communities in preparing and responding to climate disasters, improving local resilience through enhanced preparedness (ex-ante), and/or capacity to recover (ex-post). The contest is open to individuals, teams, or organizations regardless of nationality, age, or qualifications. The […]

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Energy and Environmental Partnership Mekong — Support for Project Preparation

The Energy and Environment Partnership Programme with the Mekong Region (EEP Mekong) is funded by Finland’s Ministry for Foreign Affairs to improve access to sustainable energy in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam. EEP Mekong offers grants to facilitate project preparation in the participating countries. The focus of preparation support will be feasibility studies on […]

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UNESCO and the International Center for Sustainable Energy Development (ISEDC) — Training in Russia on Energy Resources 2017

UNESCO in collaboration with the ISEDC in Russia will offer 20 fellowships for a one-month program of capacity-building in sustainable and renewable energy. The program in October 2017 is open to applicants from developing countries and countries in transition that are UNESCO member states. Instruction will be in English. The application deadline is 17 April […]

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U.S. Agency for International Development — Renewable Energy in Mexico

The U.S. Agency for International Development announces funding for a three-year program “Comunidades y Energías Renovables” to encourage a transparent process for renewable energy development in Mexico. The goal is to foster a process for renewable energy development that engages local communities, the Mexican government, civil society, and the private sector. Applications for funding are […]

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European Commission — Women and Sustainable Energy

The EC calls for proposals to promote women’s entrepreneurship and economic empowerment in the sustainable energy sector and value chain, with an emphasis on financial services. The action must take place in multiple countries which are recipients of official development aid, including in Sub-Saharan Africa and possibly in other developing regions. Partnerships among academia, civil […]

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Smart Villages — Photo Competition on Sustainable Rural Energy

Smart Villages announces a photo competition on the theme of how energy access changes the life of rural communities around the world. The contest will emphasize the concept of energy “smartness” i.e., how energy is being used in productive, innovative, and even entrepreneurial ways. The competition is open to everyone regardless of nationality, background, age, […]

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Dutch Postcode Lottery — Green Challenge 2017

The Dutch Postcode Lottery offers the Green Challenge to encourage the development of products and services that reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The competition is open globally. The winner will receive €500 thousand to help bring his or her plan to market. An additional €200 thousand will be awarded to the runner-up. The Green Challenge accepts […]

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