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

British Council — Researcher Links Workshop: Transition to Low/Zero Carbon Transport

The British Council and the Newton Fund support the University of Birmingham and the University of Jordan to hold a workshop on the transition to low/ zero carbon transport in Amman. This workshop aims to provide a platform for knowledge exchange and collaboration between early-career researchers addressing the global challenge of clean transport in the context of Jordan. The invitation extends to researchers from the UK and Jordan to interact and explore research collaborations. All travel and accommodation expenses will be covered. The application deadline is 05 April 2019. More

Climate Tracker — Climate and Health Photo Contest 2019

The Climate Tracker, in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO), launches the Climate and Health Photo Contest 2019. The aim of the photography competition is to highlight the impacts of climate change on human health. Eight winners will be selected to produce a photostory (30 – 35 photographs) and will receive a US$200 cash prize. Following the eight photostories, one winner will be awarded with a fully-funded fellowship to attend the COP25 in Chile (November 2019). The deadline to submit applications is 13 April 2019. About the photo contest

Unleash — Innovation Lab 2019

Unleash invites young experts from all around the world to participate in the 2019 Innovation Lab in Shenzhen (Nov 2019) to create real, scalable solutions towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Teams will explore real-life challenges within the SDG themes, before defining specific problems and coming up with solutions. The top teams will present their solutions to investors and experts. Applications are open to academics, entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs and technical experts from for profit and non-profit organizations. High proficiency in English with the ability to engage in complex discussion is necessary. The deadline for applications is 18 April 2019. About

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives — Community Projects in Guyana

The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives invites proposals that meet the needs of local communities in Guyana. The priorities include one on environment and climate action focusing on adaptation and mitigation, as well as on water management. The average contribution is expected to be C$20 thousand per project. Larger projects may be considered on an exceptional basis. Eligibility extends to local community organizations, non-profit organizations, and academic institutions working on local projects. The deadline for submission is 26 April 2019. About

Royal Institute of International Affairs — Richard and Susan Hayden Academy Fellowship

Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs, offers academy fellowships to international leaders. Applicants are recommended to consider existing research programmes that include climate change and the incorporation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by international organizations. The fellowship is aimed at mid-career professionals from academia, NGOs, business, government departments, civil society or the media. The fellowship is open to candidates worldwide. Selected candidates will receive a monthly stipend of £2,295 throughout the 10 month duration of the fellowship. The closing date for applications is 29 April 2019. Find out more

Khalifa University of Science and Technology — Graduate Scholarships 2019

Khalifa University of Science and Technology offers Graduate Research/ Teaching Assistant (GRTA) scholarships to support students enrolled in one of the graduate programs. The University offers a wide range of programs in different subject areas including water and environmental engineering, science and technology degrees. International students are particularly encouraged to apply. The scholarship includes the full coverage of tuition fees, medical insurance, support for conference attendance and a monthly stipend. The deadline for applications is 30 April 2019. Find out more

European Commission — Youth Participation to Tackle Climate Change in Egypt

The European Commission aims to increase the participation of Egyptian CSOs in climate change mitigation and adaptation efforts. One of the priorities under this call is promoting the participation of youth in climate change mitigation and adaptation (circular economy, small scale renewable energy projects, water management, solid waste management etc.). Grants requested under this call for proposals must fall between €450 thousand and €1 million. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations registered in Egypt or the European Union. The deadline for submission of concept notes is 13 May 2019. Click here

Flemish Inter-University Council — Calls for Proposals 2020

VLIR-UOS is the secretariat of Flemish universities for development cooperation, with funding by Belgian Development Cooperation. VLIR-UOS announces cooperation activities for 2020 between its member universities and partner universities and networks in the developing world. The partner countries are Bolivia, Cambodia, DR Congo, Ecuador, Indonesia, Kenya, Morocco, Peru, Philippines, South Africa, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Vietnam. Current calls include the JOINT (€ 90 thousand) and South Initiatives (€ 70 thousand), each with a deadline on 14 May 2019. Find more

European Commission — Tackling Climate Change in Rwanda

The European Commission seeks to support small-scale and innovative actions by Rwandan CSOs in the field of human rights and democracy. One of the priorities under this call is tackling climate change and mitigating its adverse effects. Grants requested under this call for proposals must fall between €300 thousand and €550 thousand. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations registered in Rwanda or the European Union. The deadline for submission of concept notes is 14 May 2019. Click for details

European Commission — Solving Conflicts over Natural Resources in Kenya

The European Commission to strengthen the capacity of civil society organisations in Kenya in addressing the conflicts revolving around land tenure and access to natural resource. The following activities will be supported under this call: capacity building, land mediation initiatives involving local communities, projects of women’s and youth organisation, research, awareness raising and advocacy activities. Grants requested under this call for proposals must fall between €500 thousand and €1 million. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations registered in anywhere in the world. (Note: If the lead applicant is not established in Kenya, it must act with minimum one co-applicant established in Kenya.) The deadline for submission of concept notes is 14 May 2019. Link