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

United States Agency for International Development — Improved Nutrition in Tanzania

USAID/Tanzania seeks applications for the program “Tanzania Improved Nutrition for Better Life”. The purpose of the program is to intensify and integrate nutrition support to targeted regions to improve the nutritional status of women, adolescents, and children in Tanzania. USAID intends to provide between US$15 – $19.7 million in total funding over a four year period for the achievement of the goals outlined in the call for proposals. Eligibility extends to U.S. and Non-U.S. organizations. Individuals are not eligible to apply under this call. The deadline for submission of concept notes is 19 July 2018. Find the call

One Young World — Mary Robinson Climate Justice Award 2018

One Young World seeks applications for its Mary Robinson Climate Justice Award 2018. Submitted projects must addresses sustainable development and/or climate change with a particular emphasis on balancing the needs of present and future generations, i.e. poverty reduction, conserve or sustainably manage natural and cultural heritage, or climate education. The winner will receive £5 thousand to support or launch their project and a fully sponsored delegate place to attend the One Young World Summit 2018 in The Hague (Netherlands). To be eligible for the award participants must be aged 18 – 30. The application deadline is 25 July 2018. More

African Institute for Mathematical Sciences — Small Research Grants in Climate Change Science

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS) invites early-career academics from Africa to apply for the AIMS Small Research Grants in Climate Change Science. AIMS will support community-driven projects that are at the upper limit of the research-innovation value chain. Projects will be supported for a period of 6 to 12 months at a maximum cost of US$ 10 thousand per Grantee. The deadline for applications is 30 July 2018. Link

British Council — International Research Workshops: Sustainable Energy and Climate Change in Russia

The British Council supports research workshops under the programs Researcher Links and the Newton Fund to assist early-career researchers from the UK and Russia to interact and explore research collaborations. The workshop ‘Sustainable Energy and Climate Change in Russia: policies, discourses and narratives’ will provide an opportunity for sharing research expertise and networking. During the workshop, Early Career Researchers will have the opportunity to present their research. The British Council will cover the costs related to participation in the workshop, including: travel, accommodation and meals. The application must be submitted by 31 July 2018. Click here

Association for the Promotion of Sciences in Africa — Technologies and Innovations for Sustainable Development

APSA calls for prototypes providing a solution for sustainable development and environmental problems in the form of Clean Energy Production, Up/Down/Re-Cycling, Water Treatment, etc. This challenge is aimed at young scientists and entrepreneurs from Africa. The winners will receive € 2,500 and a 1-month research stay in a High-Tech lab to further develop their prototype. The closing date for registration and prototype submission is 31 July 2018. About the challenge

Travel Impact Newswire — Olive Tree Awards

Applications are open for the Olive Tree Awards essay competition, specifically designed to give young people a voice in advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Millennials under 30 all over the world are invited to submit essays on the topic: “How Travel & Tourism can Contribute to the UN SDGs”. The winner will get US$1 thousand and two runners-up will get US$ 500 each. Deadline for submission of the essays is 01 August 2018. Details

United States Agency for International Development — Protecting Amazonia

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) seeks applications for a cooperative agreement under the SERVIR Amazonia program. The program aims to help developing nations achieve more sustainable economic growth and improve environmental management, including addressing the impacts of climate change. USAID intends to provide from US$8.0 to US$9.0 million in total funding over a five-year period. Eligibility extends to established U.S. and non-U.S. organizations. Closing date for applications is 14 August 2018. See the call

Integrated Research on Disaster Risk — Training Workshop: Big Data for Disaster Risk Reduction

The IRDR seeks to strengthen science capacities for sustainable development and disaster risk reduction. The International Training Workshop on Big Earth Data for Disaster Risk Reduction in Beijing (China) will provide a scientific and practical guide on disaster risk reduction to participants from developing countries. Selected applicants will be provided round-trip international airfares, and the local expenses such as board and lodging, field tour, local transportation, etc. during the workshop. Application deadline is 24 August 2018. Find out more

Leatherman Tool Group — Grants for Innovation

The Leatherman Grant program awards US$100 thousand to non-profit organizations around the world who are paving the way for change through innovative ideas. This may also include solutions or tools in the category of agriculture, energy, water, and/or cross-cutting subjects. Applications will be accepted until 31 August 2018. Link

Indo-US Science and Technology Forum — Bhaskara Advanced Solar Energy Fellowships and Internships 2018

The IUSSTF invites Indian applicants to apply for the Bhaskara fellowships and student internships for research on solar energy at reputed scientific/technological institutions in the USA. Preference will be given to research aimed at issues of solar energy in India. Eligibility extends to Indian PhD students and researchers in publicly-funded R&D laboratories, S&T institutions (non-private), and recognized academic institutes in India. The next deadline for applications is 31 August 2018. Find out more