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

Ashoka — Fellowship Mexico, Central America, Caribbean

The Ashoka Fellowship selects social entrepreneurs with high impact and systems change projects in Mexico, Central American and Caribbean countries. Ashoka seeks projects with innovative strategies, methods, or new approaches to address opportunities and problems. Initiatives need to solve a problem at the root level and have the potential to generate geographically scaled impact. Applications have to be submitted by 16 October 2021. Ashoka Fellowship

PES Latam Alliance — Support for Social Entrepreneurs in Latin America

PES Latam Alliance supports social entrepreneurs in Latin America to accelerate their impact in the region. The Bridge for Billions program seeks social businesses with innovative solutions working to improve the lives of the most vulnerable. Selected social enterprises will be able to access up to US$50 thousand of seed capital, support through courses and events, training with alliance partners, and a community of entrepreneurs. The applicants must be a registered hybrid or for-profit business and must have been operating (selling product/service) for at least a year. The application form has to be submitted by 20 October 2021. Bridge for Billions Fellowship

Enterprise Singapore — Sustainability Open Innovation Challenge 2021

The Sustainability Open Innovation Challenge invites sustainable solutions to restore and protect the environment in key sustainability areas such as sustainable materials, waste management and sustainable food sources. Participants have the chance to collaborate with major partners and access funding to develop their solutions. The challenge is open to startups, small to medium enterprises, institutes of higher learning and research institutes across the world. The application deadline is 24 October 2021. Sustainability Challenge 2021

University of Oxford — African Biodiversity Fellowship Program

The A. G. Leventis African Biodiversity Fellowship Program offers NGO, government and business employees working on biodiversity conservation, as well as researchers in academic institutions, the opportunity to engage with researchers based at the University of Oxford. The scheme offers the chance to spend up to three months at Oxford, attending training courses, networking and creating collaborations, writing papers, and developing ideas. Successful applicants can spend their fellowship in any department of the university as long as their project is within the sphere of conservation. Applications will close on 29 October 2021. African Biodiversity Fellowship Program

Emerging Wildlife Conservation Leaders — Call For Applications 2022

The Emerging Wildlife Conservation Leaders’ training program helps develop early-career conservation professionals through a combination of skills training, networking opportunities, and the completion of a global wildlife conservation initiative. Participation in the program lasts for two years. Applicants should have at least three years experience in wildlife conservation, with at least 15 years in the profession ahead of them. International applicants must show an ability to cover the cost of two flights to the USA, and must be fluent in English. Applications will be accepted until 31 October 2021. More

Bat Conservation International — Student Research Scholarships for Bat Conservation

Bat Conservation International (BCI) requests proposals from student researchers seeking financial support for bat conservation research projects. Research may focus on human-caused environmental changes (such as land development or climate change on bats), bat-human conflicts (such as hunting, roost disturbance, and persecution), or behavioral or ecological questions that aid the protection of a bat species. The geographical scope is Latin America and the Caribbean; Africa and its adjacent islands; and globally. BCI anticipates granting up to US$3,000 each. Additional funding is available through special awards. The scholarship is only open to students who are registered with a recognized academic institution. The application deadline is 31 October 2021. Link to Bat Conservation International

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation — Atlantic Flyway Shorebirds 2022

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and partners support the conservation of migratory waterbirds and their habitats through strategic investments to secure populations of three species – American oystercatcher (short distance migrant), whimbrel (mid-distance migrant) and threatened red knot (long distance migrant). The program focuses on priority shorebird sites along the U.S. Atlantic seaboard (including the Florida gulf coast and panhandle) as well as priority wintering sites for each of the focal species in the Caribbean and South America. The award size is not specified, but the majority of awards will fall in the US$75 thousand to US$250 thousand range. Eligible applicants include non-profit organizations, Indian tribes, and universities. The deadline for applications is 04 November 2021. Atlantic Flyway Shorebird Initiative

Australian Center for International Agricultural Research — Pacific Agriculture Scholarships

The Australian Center for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) supports postgraduate research study by providing scholarships in agriculture and fisheries at the University of the South Pacific and Fiji National University. Students undertake applied agricultural research at selected Pacific universities to build an agricultural innovation system and contribute to the agricultural research capacity of the student, the university and the country of origin. Applicants must be a citizen of and currently reside in Fiji, Kiribati, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu or Vanuatu. The closing date for submissions is 07 November 2021. Link to scholarship program

World Academy of Sciences — Research Professorships in Least-Developed Countries

TWAS funds selected TWAS members to assist with building research capacity in the least-developed countries (LDCs). During a period of five years, each funded professor will be expected to make three visits to a host institution in a partner LDC, for a minimum stay of one month each visit. TWAS will provide travel support, while living expenses are covered by the host institution. Requests need to be submitted by research groups and scientific institutions in the LDCs. The application deadline is 10 November 2021. Read more

Explorers Club — Exploration Grants 2022

The Explorers Club supports the scientific fieldwork of groundbreaking explorers around the globe. The Club offers five different grants: the Rising Explorer Grant (US$ 1,500 average) is open to high school students, college undergraduates, and independent researchers; the Exploration Fund Grant (US$ 2,500 – US$ 5,000 average) is designated especially for graduate/post-graduate students or early career scientists conducting fieldwork; the Rolex Explorers Club Grant (US$ 10 thousand) is focused on young explorers under the age of 35 who are conducting field research to address a novel scientific, environmental, or historic question; the Stephenson Explorers Advancement Program (US$ 10 thousand) is open to college undergraduates/graduate students, and independent explorers under the age of 35 conducting fieldwork focused specifically on marine research; the Fjallraven Field Grant (US$ 5 thousand) for explorers under the age of 35 doing fieldwork related to conservation, the environment, and/or sustainability; the Exodus Exploration without Boundaries Grant (US$ 4 thousand) supports expeditions that further our understanding of the world through scientific, cultural and conservation fieldwork. The application deadline is 15 November 2021. Exploration Grants