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

International Water Association — Professional Development Award

The International Water Association (IWA) Professional Development Award recognizes water sector companies that are making a significant contribution to the professional development of their employees. The 2020 edition will be awarded at the IWA World Water Congress and Exhibition in Denmark (October 2020). The call for nominations closes 05 May 2020. IWA Professional Development Award

International Water Association — Women in Water Award

The International Water Association (IWA) Women in Water award acknowledges and celebrates female leadership in the field of water. The winner should have demonstrated leadership that had a significant positive impact on the development of the industry. The award is open to all women working in the water industry. The call for nominations closes 18 May 2020. IWA Women in Water Award

Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund — Biodiversity Conservation in the Mountains of Central Asia (Tajikistan)

The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) invites applications for small grants to promote conservation of biodiversity in the Mountains of Central Asia. This call is open to NGOs, community groups, universities, civil society organizations in the Tajikistan. (Note: calls for proposals in other countries in the region will be forthcoming in the next weeks.) The maximum funding amount per project is US$20 thousand. Expressions of interest should be submitted by 25 May 2020. Click here for details

British Council — Newton Workshop Grants for Researchers

Newton Researcher Links Workshops bring together early-career researchers from the UK and partner countries to allow them to make international connections that can improve the quality of their research. Subject areas for the workshops vary by partner country to include agriculture, climate and environment, sustainable energy, water and sanitation, and several others. The Newton Fund provides funding for international development-relevant research workshops up to £50 thousand. The current call is open for bilateral workshops between the UK with either of China, India, or the Philippines. Proposals must be joint applications, with one coordinator based at a UK institution and one based in a partner country. The application deadline is 12 June 2020. Link to Newton Researcher Links Workshops 

British Council — Newton Travel Grants for Researchers

The Newton Fund Researcher Links Travel Grants support early-career researchers to undertake an international research placement to strengthen links for future collaboration. UK’s current partner country for these travel grants is South Africa. Subject areas for the workshops vary by partner country to include agriculture, climate and environment, sustainable energy, water and sanitation, and several others. Researchers that reside in the UK can apply for funding to visit a university or research institution. Researchers residing in South Africa can apply for funding to come to the UK. The application deadline is 12 June 2020. Link to Researcher Links Travel Grants

British Council — Research Workshops between the UK and Russia

The Researcher Links Workshops bring together early-career researchers from the UK and Russia to allow them to make international connections that can improve the quality of their research. The current call is for bilateral workshops of 3-4 days. The maximum funding per workshop in the UK/Russia is £51,940. Proposals must be joint applications by non-profit organizations, with one coordinator based at a UK institution and one based in Russia. The application deadline is 12 June 2020. Link to Russia Researcher Links Workshops

U.S. Department of State — Networks to Combat Conservation Crimes

The US Department of State announces a notice of funding opportunity for for mapping illicit supply networks to combat conservation crimes at their convergence in eligible developing countries. The goal is to identify, analyze, and map the illicit networks associated with conservation crimes in Peru, Colombia, Gabon, Ghana, Indonesia, and Vietnam. Proposed projects are expected to deliver recommendations for policy and materials to aid technical capacity development efforts. The total available funding under this call is US$493,750. Eligibility extends to US-based and overseas-based non-profit organizations and institutions of higher education. Applications must be submitted by 15 June 2020. Find the link

British Council — Newton Fund Impact Scheme

The Newton Fund Impact Scheme (NFIS) provides funding for current and previously funded Newton Fund grantees with the aim to build upon the original partnership or form a new partnership. The grants will provide funding for initiating or increasing policy impacts, or initiating or increasing engagement with impact multipliers (e.g. businesses, NGOs, or charities). Grants can be up to a maximum of £160 thousand for up to two years. Eligible partner countries for the 2020 call for applicants are Egypt, Indonesia, and Thailand. The application deadline is 15 June 2020. Link to Newton Fund Impact Scheme

Climate Tracker — Online Course: Climate Journalism

Climate Tracker’s Train-the-Trainer course covers basic journalism skills, such as pitching, article-framing, interviewing, data visualization in the context of human-interest climate journalism. Participants will receive a certificate of completion to demonstrate their competence as a climate communication trainer. The e-course is open for participants worldwide. More information