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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Rice University — Business Plan Competition for Early-Stage Startups

The Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University (Texas, USA) invites student teams to participate in the Rice Business Plan Competition 2018. Entrepreneurs receive the opportunity to pitch their startups to investors, receive mentoring, network with the entrepreneurial ecosystem, and enhance their startup strategy. Typically, startups have a technology component in one […]

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Next Einstein Forum — Innovation Challenge for Africans

The Next Einstein Forum invites young African scientists and innovators to present their research driven innovations in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to a panel of experts during the second Global Gathering in Rwanda (26-28 March 2018). African researchers and entrepreneurs may submit solutions in the categories Climate Smart Innovations (Energy, Agriculture, Circular Economy […]

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ENEA Access — Support for Energy Initiatives in Africa and Asia-Pacific

The ENEA Access Program offers 30 to 100 days of professional consulting services on a pro-bono basis to advance initiatives for energy access in Africa and the Asia-Pacific region. The program is relevant for nonprofit organizations and NGOs, technology developers, and social entrepreneurs. Activities that can be considered for ENEA’s support include feasibility studies, market […]

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Swiss Re Foundation — Leadership Prize in Water Management

The International ReSource Award is a prize acknowledging social entrepreneurial thinking and leadership in addressing social and/or ecological issues related to sustainable water management practices in developing and emerging countries. Each of three finalists will receive US$20 thousand and expert assistance to further develop their proposals in order to compete for a first prize of […]

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Techstars — Global Accelerator Program for Entrepreneurs

Techstars provides funding and mentorship programs for entrepreneurs. Techstars Impact Accelerator is for for-profit founders building tech to solve social & environmental problems. Techstars Farm to Fork Accelerator is for entrepreneurs focussing on the tech/digital side of food and agriculture. The Techstars Sustainability Accelerator, in Partnership with The Nature Conservancy, is for entrepreneurs with commercially […]

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Thought for Food Foundation — Thought For Food Global Challenge

The Thought for Food Foundation invites young teams to develop breakthrough solutions that address the global challenge of feeding 9+ billion people by the year 2050. TFF Challenge participants can win up to $25 thousand in cash prizes and participate in the TFF Startup Bootcamp, a 12-week workshop for social entrepreneurs. The ten Finalist Teams […]

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Misk Foundation — Misk Grand Challenges (1st application window)

The Misk Foundations seeks innovative ways to positively engage young people (under the age of 30) in Global Citizenship. Participants are invited to propose innovative and creative solutions that uses new knowledge to positively engage young people in efforts that will reduce inequality related to six Global Goals: (1) No poverty; (2) Zero hunger; (3) […]

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African Leadership Academy — Anzisha Prize for Young Innovators 2018

The Anzisha Prize is awarded to young innovators ages 15-22 in Africa who develop and implement innovative solutions to challenges facing their communities. Past awards include innovations in energy, agriculture, and ecological consumer products. The grand prize winners will share prizes worth US$100 thousand. The next application cycle is 15 February to 01 April 2018. […]

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Common Fund for Commodities — 12th Call for Proposals

The CFC calls for proposals that advance commodity development in its member countries. Funding is targeted mainly to for-profit organizations and social enterprises for production, value chains, and marketing across a wide group of commodities (agricultural crops, tree crops, timber, bamboo and rattan, minerals, and others). This 12th call for proposals has a deadline on […]

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Charles Stewart Mott Foundation — Environmental Grant Making

The Foundation’s grant making for environment includes important international dimensions. The program “Transforming Development Finance” aims to guard against unwise capital investments in large-scale dams, extractive industries, and other major projects which threaten environmental sustainability and local economic opportunity in China, Latin America, and other regions of the developing world. The program “Advancing Climate Change […]

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