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

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives — Grants Cycle 2018-2019: South Sudan

The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives offers short-term funding to community groups, NGOs, people’s organizations — and in exceptional cases, to international NGOs and government institutions — for small projects addressing empowerment, capacity-building, economic, environmental, and social development issues in South Sudan. Proposals should have a budget of approximately CAD 15 thousand to CAD 30 thousand for six months. The application deadline is 22 June 2018. Link

IHE Delft Institute for Water Education — Training Programme on Water Management for the Arab Region

IHE Delft, Clingendael and WaterFocus invite applications for the Shiraka (previously Matra-Zuid) training programme on Water Management from civil servants from the Arab region. The two week workshop will take place in The Hague (The Netherlands) from 20 to 31 August 2018. The Dutch government will take care of all relevant costs for participants from countries on the OECD-DAC list. The courses will be in English, with interpretation into [Arabic/ French]. Applications are welcome until 25 June 2018. Find the call for applicants

Climate and Clean Air Coalition — Climate and Clean Air Awards 2018

The annual Climate and Clean Air Awards are given to recognize exceptional contributions and actions taken by individuals or groups to reduce carbon and methane emissions. Any individual, city, subnational government, national government or private entity taking decisive action on short-lived climate pollutants is encouraged to apply. Entries must be received by 01 July 2018. About the award

Google.org — Google Impact Challenge Nigeria

The Google Impact Challenge Nigeria supports non-profit organizations and social enterprises with game-changing ideas to create economic opportunity in their communities. Finalists get access to Google.org funding, mentorship and resources. Four winners will receive a US$250 thousand grant each and training from Google. Eight additional finalists will receive US$150 thousand. Eligible nonprofits and social enterprises are invited to apply by 04 July 2018. Visit the Impact Challenge

Google.org — Google Impact Challenge South Africa

The Google Impact Challenge South Africa supports non-profit organizations and social enterprises with game-changing ideas to create economic opportunity in their communities. Finalists get access to Google.org funding, mentorship and resources. Four winners will receive a US$250 thousand grant each and training from Google. Eight additional finalists will receive US$150 thousand. Eligible nonprofits and social enterprises are invited to apply by 04 July 2018. Find out how it works

Village Capital — Support for Social Entrepreneurs in Africa

Village Capital and the UK Department for International Development (DFID) Impact Programme seek applications for the VilCap Communities Africa program. The program is open to social entrepreneurs across sub-Saharan Africa who need tools, resources and connections to raise funds. To be eligible to apply, the applicant must address countrywide or regional problems, such as agriculture, environmental sustainability and others affecting those in poverty. The deadline to apply for the first cohort is 06 July 2018. About the program

UK Department for International Development — Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships 2019

The UK Department for International Development (DFID) funds the Commonwealth Scholarships for master’s and PhD studies in the UK for citizens of developing Commonwealth countries. Scholarships are awarded annually across all subjects, with priority for applications that demonstrate strong relevance to development. There is a nominating agency for Commonwealth Scholarships in each Commonwealth country, with contact details provided in the announcement. Inquiries about the scholarships should be directed to this agency. There are eight scholarships available for courses in Papua New Guinea, South Africa, South Pacific, and Sri Lanka. The application deadline is 13 July 2018. About the available scholarships

US Department of State — Small Grants for Environmental Protection

The U.S. Department of State announces calls for proposals for its project entitled “Small Grants – Public Participation in Environmental Protection”. The project will be implemented in Chile, Colombia, Peru, Morocco, and Jordan. The purpose of this project is to increase civil society engagement in environmental protection and promote public participation in environmental decision-making. OES/EQT will award one cooperative agreement for up to US$500 thousand covering both Middle East and South America regions or two cooperative agreements for up to US$250 thousand each. Eligibility is limited to non-profit/NGOs subject to section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. tax code, foreign non-profit organizations, educational institutions, and public international organizations. The deadline for applications is 18 July 2018. Find this opportunity

XPRIZE — Design Competition to Solve Challenges

XPRIZE is a nonprofit organization that focuses on designing and implementing innovative competition models to solve the world’s grandest challenges. The organization seeks design concepts that can help solve a global need in one of five Grand Challenge Areas: (1) Off-Grid Energy Access, (2) Feeding the Next Billion, (3) Lifting Farmers out of Poverty; (4) Natural Disaster Prediction; and (5) Saving Coral Reefs. The designers of the best concepts receive mentoring to further refine their concepts and develop them into a project pitch. Participants will be eligible to win prizes up to US$100k in value. The deadline for the submission of concept ideas is 23 July 2018. Find the challenge

European Commission — Social Entrepreneurship in Jordan

The European Commission calls for projects that contribute to poverty reduction and social inclusion of people confined in the informal economy and disadvantaged/marginalised groups. The design of the proposed actions should aim at generating jobs and developing competitive and social enterprises in Jordan. (Note: This may include one or more categories of the Terra Viva Grants Directory). Under this call, grants of up to 2.2 million can be requested. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations established in a Member State of the European Union or Jordan. The deadline for submission concept notes and full applications is 31 July 2018. Find the call