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

EIT Food Call — Technology Solutions in the Agri-Food Sector

EIT Food seeks organizations from EU Member States and Horizon Europe Associated Countries to organize collaborative activities which will bring innovative technology solutions to the market in the agri-food sector. The selected organization will receive funding of up to €400 thousand for 2022 and up to a maximum €1.4 million during 2022-2024. Please note that this is a call to become an organizer of the project activities not a call for participation in the program. The submission deadline is 14 January 2022. Click here

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives — Community Projects in Brazil

The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) invites proposals that meet the needs of local communities in Brazil. CFLI provides funding to projects that implement environment and climate action projects focusing on adaptation and mitigation, targeted response in the event of disasters as well as water management and other thematic areas. The average contribution is C$30 thousand per project. Eligibility extends to not-for-profit local, national or community-based organizations. The deadline for submission is 18 January 2022. Details here

Tinker Foundation — Sustainable Resource Management in Latin America

Tinker’s program of Institutional Grants supports the theme of sustainable resource management (among others) in Latin America. Particular issues of interest include sustainable agriculture, sustainable forestry and non-timber forest products, sustainable tourism, fisheries management, and payment for environmental services. Tinker is also very interested in issues of water scarcity and quality for communities. Grants typically range from US$50 thousand to US$150 thousand. The Foundation encourages project collaboration among organizations in the USA and Latin America. Tinker invites brief letters of inquiry to the Foundation before proposals are prepared and submitted. Application deadlines for LOIs are 26 January and 27 July 2022. More information

Telecel Group — African Solutions for African Challenges

The ASIP Accelerator Program seeks African startups in sectors including AgriTech and CleanTech. The program is ideal for tech-oriented startups looking to scale through corporate and public sector partnerships. The program offers bootcamps and training events as well as benefits (Google Cloud Services, Hubspot, etc.) and €15 thousand in cash to each startup. Applications close 28 January 2022. ASIP Accelerator Program

AECF — Kakuma Kalobeyei Challenge Fund

AECF builds resilience and sustainable incomes for rural and marginalised communities in Africa. The Kakuma Kalobeyei Challenge Fund (KKCF) is a competitive business challenge  that will support established companies, social enterprises, and local entrepreneurs in implementing commercially viable and sustainable businesses in the Kakuma refugee camp and Turkana County (Kenya). The Fund provides grants ranging from US$100 thousand to US$750 thousand and technical assistance to micro and small enterprises. Project sectors include water, agribusiness and renewable energy, among others. The deadline for applications is 31 January 2022. Competitive Business Challenge

Conservation Nation — Conservationist Grants Program

Conservation Nation provides grants to mid-career conservationists from underrepresented groups, such as women, people of color, Indigenous people and those from disadvantaged communities. Applicants can submit conservation activities or research projects in wildlife conservation. Conservationists are eligible for grants up to US$10 thousand. The applicants must be a mid-career conservationist whose home base and place of work are U.S.-based, however, projects and programs can be domestic or international. All applications must be submitted by 28 Fabruary 2022. Conservation Nation Grant

Women in Food and Agriculture — Mentorship Program

The Women in Food and Agriculture (WFA) and Alltech invite applications to the 2022 Mentorship Program from agri-food professionals from around the world. The mentorship program provides educational and supportive sessions as well as aid networking amongst all participants. The program welcomes people of all career and education levels. The program accepts applications for mentors and mentees until 31 January 2022. WFA Mentorship Program

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit — Investment in African Agribusiness

The GIZ “Scaling Digital Agriculture Innovations through Startups” (SAIS) Investment Readiness Program seeks to scale digital innovations developed by African start-ups that enable their users in the agricultural or food sector to increase their income. Participating start-ups will receive virtual coaching and training sessions, in-person workshops, and access to service providers. This opportunity is aimed at start-ups (for-profit businesses) registered in Africa with scalable digital solutions with a clear positive impact on income in the agricultural and/or food sector. Applications have to be received online by 31 January 2022. GIZ-SAIS Investment Readiness Program

U.S. Department of State — Summit for Young Leaders in Southeast Asia

The Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) is a program of the U.S. government to support bright young leaders from ASEAN countries. The YSEALI Summit 2022 is an assembly of Southeast Asian youths to bring forth science, solutions, and solidarity for a livable future. The Summit “Empowering Technology for a Greener Future” invites YSEALI alumni to join online pre-Summit activities, 3-day workshops, and post-Summit engagements. Five teams will win US$2 thousand each in seed funds. Applicants must be between 18-35 years and citizens of Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Laos, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, or Timor-Leste. The application deadline is 31 January 2022. YSEALI Summit 2022

European Commission — Agro-Ecological Approaches in African Agriculture Systems

The European Commission (EC) accepts proposals for the agro-ecological approaches in African agriculture systems grant program. The implementation of agro-ecological approaches will alleviate the pressure that agri-food production places on natural ecosystems, contributing to resilience of agri-food systems and facilitating nature-based responses to current and future agri-food risks and threats. Proposals should build on existing and develop new knowledge, data, and models. Applicants must be established in EU Member States or low- and middle-income countries. The application deadline is 31 January 2022. Link