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

Ashinaga UK — Webinar: How to apply to a UK University

Ashinaga UK, the UK branch of “Ashinaga”, will be hosting a webinar entitled “How to Make a Successful International Application to a UK University”. A panel of experts will give tips for applying to UK universities as an international applicant, covering both undergraduate and postgraduate options. Participants will have the chance to ask questions. Participation is free. The webinar will be held on 16 October 2020 at 2 pm GMT.  Register here

European Commission — Overseas Biodiversity and Climate Change

BEST 2.0+ promotes the conservation of biodiversity and sustainable use of ecosystem services, including climate change adaptation and mitigation, in the Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTs) in the Caribbean, Indian Ocean, Pacific, Polar and Subpolar, and South Atlantic regions. Local authorities and civil society organizations are invited to submit projects with focus on local development, biodiversity conservation and sustainable use of ecosystem services. The maximum grants amount is €60 thousand over a period of 19 months. The deadline for the submission of concept notes is 22 October 2020. BEST 2.0+

Climate Change Africa Opportunities Network — Green Ambassadors for Climate in Africa

The Climate Change Africa Opportunities (CCAO) Network asks young climate and environment activists to become Green Ambassadors for climate in Africa. The network aims to promote young climate activists and support them in remaining proactive for the protection of the environment and the fight against climate change. Green Ambassadors are voluntary activists but will receive international recognition and access to networking opportunities. Applicants must be nationality of an African country and be aged 18 -35 years at the time of application. The submission period ends 31 October 2020. Become a Green Ambassador

Lithuanian Development Cooperation — Development Cooperation Projects 2021

Lithuanian Development Cooperation makes grants to fund projects in developing partner countries. Submitted project applications must conform to the multilateral and/or bilateral strategic agreements between partner countries in Eastern Europe (detailed in the announcement), this includes environmental protection and sustainable agriculture technologies, among other thematic areas. Project applications worth less than €15 thousand should be primarily submitted to the diplomatic missions of Lithuania. Deadline for the submission of project applications is 03 November 2020. Click here

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

The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) invites applications for small grants to promote conservation of biodiversity in the Mountains of Central Asia. CEPF invites applications for small grants to promote conservation of biodiversity in Uzbekistan. The call is open to NGOs, community groups, universities, civil society organizations in Uzbekistan. The maximum funding amount per project is US$20 thousand. Expressions of interest should be submitted by 06 November 2020. Link to the call

Nestlé — Creating Shared Value Prize for a Waste-Free Future

Nestlé and Ashoka welcome applications to the Nestlé “Creating Shared Value” Prize. The 2020 Prize seeks innovative solutions to address global pollution challenges and supports initiatives that work towards a waste-free future. Social enterprises, for-profit businesses and NGOs worldwide are eligible to apply. Applications from local grassroots organizations are preferred over applications from international large-scale organizations. Up to five winners will share a cash prize of CHF250 thousand. The deadline for applications is 06 December 2020. Guidelines

Hult Prize Foundation — Hult Prize Challenge

The Hult Prize is a start-up accelerator for social entrepreneurship which brings together college and university students to solve the world’s most pressing issues. The 2021 theme is “Food for Good”. Students past or present from any college or university in the world are invited to form small teams. The Hult Prize runs regional competitions around the world, campus events, a national competition, and an online for the chance to join the Global Accelerator Program. The winning team will be awarded US$1 million in seed capital. The application deadline is 23 December 2020. Hult Prize