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

Social Science Research Council — Transregional Collaborative Research Grants

The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) offers research grants to conduct fully conceptualized research projects that deepen understanding of the effects of political, economic, and social processes in contexts of profound climate and environmental change in and across Indian Ocean countries. Teams will receive up to US$50 thousand for research-related costs. Grants are open to scholars and professionals working in the social sciences, humanities, physical and natural sciences. The deadline for applications is 26 April 2021. More

United Nations Development Programme — Coral Reef Rehabilitation

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) seeks NGOs to implement the ‘Restoring Marine Ecosystem Services by Rehabilitating Coral Reefs to Meet a Changing Climate Future’ project. The goal is to reduce the impact of climate change on local communities and coral reef dependent economic sectors in the Republic of Mauritius and the Republic of Seychelles. UNDP seeks two NGOs who have their seat in Mauritius. Both organizations will receive US$550 thousand over the course of 5 years for project implementation. The application deadline is 30 April 2021. Know more

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives — Community Projects in Latin America

The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives invites proposals that meet the needs of local communities in Bolivia and Peru. The priorities under this call include one on environment and climate action focusing on adaptation and mitigation, as well as on water management. The average contribution is C$35 thousand to C$45 thousand per project. Eligibility extends to local community organizations, non-profit organizations, and academic institutions. The deadline for submission is 06 May 2021. Click here

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives — Community Projects in Malaysia

The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives invites proposals that meet the needs of local communities in Malaysia. The priorities under this call include environment and climate action focusing on adaptation and mitigation, as well as water management. The average contribution is C$10 thousand to C$30 thousand per project. Eligibility extends to local community organizations, non-profit organizations, and academic institutions. The deadline for submission is 09 May 2021. Know more

Climate Tracker — Drylands Journalism Fellowship

Climate Tracker gives young journalists from Africa the opportunity to receive training, attend and cover Global Landscapes Forum 2021 (June 2021). The digital conference focused on Africa’s drylands and how integrative restoration practices. 5 journalists will receive a storytelling grant to produce more in-depth pieces, as a follow-up from the conference. This opportunity is open for early-career reporters across the African continent. Stories can be published in English or French. The deadline to apply is 10 May 2021. Drylands Journalism Fellowship

Fondation Yves Rocher — Photography Award, Environment and the Planet 2021

The Yves Rocher Foundation’s Photography Award is awarded to a professional photographer who wishes to make a journalistic study of issues relating to the environment, humanity’s relationship with the planet, or the core challenges to sustainability. Eligibility extends to professional photojournalists who are able to write and speak in French or English. The winner will receive an award of €8 thousand. The closing date for applications is 28 May 2021. Prix Photo

International RiverFoundation — Thiess International Riverprize 2021

The Thiess International Riverprize 2021 invites applications from any organization or partnership that has implemented a successful program benefiting a river, lake, wetland, or estuary in any part of the world. This year, the emphasis will be on building community and river resilience rather than recovery. The winner will receive the cash prize and a trophy. The application deadline is 31 May 2021. Find the guidelines

Toyota Foundation — International Grant Program for East and Southeast Asia

The Toyota Foundation supports projects focusing on challenges and issues shared among Japan and other Asian countries. The grant program invites applications in the fields of mutual learning and knowledge-sharing among East and Southeast Asia. The Foundation has previously funded projects in the fields of sustainable energy, agriculture, and water resources. The maximum grant amount per project ranges from US$44 thousand to US$89 thousand. Eligible countries from East and Southeast Asia are listed in the announcement. The application deadline is 05 June 2021. More information

European Commission — Sustainable Energy Roadmap

The European Commission (EC) supports the development and utilization of sustainable energy services and solutions that are based on renewable energy systems in Belize. The overall aim is to enhance the inclusion and performance of civil society organizations in the improvement of the energy sector. Applicants can request between €205 thousand and €225 thousand per project. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations. The deadline for submitting applications is 08 June 2021. Find details

Agropolis Fondation — Funding Research for Agroecological Transition

The Agropolis Foundation invites applications for research projects that promote agroecological transition and explore new practices and approaches in agricultural, forestry and other land-use activities to minimize climate change and biodiversity loss. The Foundation accepts research proposals for small initiatives (funding level of €20 thousand to €30 thousand) and fundamental research (funding level of €150 thousand to €200 thousand). The lead proponent must be from one of the research units belonging to the Foundation’s scientific network. Scientists from research units or institutions outside of the Foundation’s network can participate as partners. The closing date for applications is 15 June 2021. Agropolis Foundation