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

Additional Resources

These are information sources that do not fit the other categories, but which can be important for specific segments of grant seekers.


Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research

APN is a network of over 20 member country governments that promote global change research in the Asia-Pacific region.

  • APN News sometimes contains funding announcements (also events, programs, publications).

Collaborative Partnership on Forests

The FAO maintains the online Sourcebook on Funding for Sustainable Forest Management on behalf of the Collaborative Partnership on Forests.


Charity Village

News, information resources, and training for nonprofit organizations in Canada and internationally. Mix of free and restricted information resources.

  • Directories include Funders, some of which are relevant for the developing world.

Development Gateway

Online resources about projects funded by aid-giving governments and international organizations. Mix of free and paid information resources.

  • AidData is an online directory of past and ongoing development assistance projects.
  • Country Gateways are sites of national development information in about 20 countries.
  • dgMarket provides current notices of tenders and consultancies for development projects worldwide.

Directory of Development Organizations

Directories of over 70,000 organizations in international development, by six world regions. Organizations are listed by categories, including a category for grant makers.


EuropeAid Cooperation Office

Guide to EU external assistance, general and specific.  Procedures and standard documents for grants and tenders funded by the European Commission.  Annual work programmes (AWP) for grants by regions, countries, and themes.


Funds for NGOs

A very active website focused on grant opportunities for NGOs in the developing world across sectors (health, education, humanitarian issues, environment, and all others).  Short profiles of selected multilateral, bilateral, and foundation funders.

  • Lists calls for applications (with deadlines).

Grants.gov (USA)

Website of the USA’s national (federal) government on over 1,000 grant programs of 25 government departments and agencies.

  • Search grants database by topic, agency, type of funding instrument, eligibility requirements, dates, and key words (e.g., “international”).

Latin America Donor Index

Searchable database in Spanish, Portuguese, and English of over 500 donor (grant making) organizations active in Latin America.

  • Database includes international, regional, and national grant makers across all development sectors.

Official Journal of the European Union – C Series and S Series

Published every working day in all official languages of the EU.  Most important series for international grant seekers and contractors are “C” and “S.”  Mix of free and paid information resources.


Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

Development Assistance Committee (DAC) publishes aid guidelines, aid statistics, and current topics in development aid.


Science and Development Network

International electronic journal of news, views, and information about science and technology in the developing world. Global coverage, with some content in multiple languages. Topics include agriculture and environment, and climate change and energy.


UK Collaborative on Development Sciences

UKCDS is a collaboration of  UK funders and other stakeholders with an interest in international development research.  Thematic areas include climate change, agriculture, water resources, energy, environment, and others.

  • Funding webpages announce new opportunities.

WelcomEurope

  • Information services on European funding, with emphasis on the EU.  Mix of free and paid information resources.
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