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

MDPI — Plants Awards 2022/23

MDPI is a publisher of peer-reviewed, open access journals. The publisher makes several awards in the category “Plants.” MDPI currently invites nominations for the Plants Best Paper Award for 10th Anniversary Special Issue, the Best Paper Award for Young Investigator, the Outstanding Reviewer Award, and the Plants 2023 Best Paper Award. Winner will receive CHF500 in prize money. The deadlines for nominations are 30 June 2022 (for the first two awards) and 28 February 2023 (for the last two awards). Click here

World Academy of Sciences — TWAS Arab Regional Award

The TWAS Regional Awards recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to popularize science, and have developed new strategies that serve the popularization of science and technology in developing countries. The winner will receive a US$3,000 cash award. Eligibility extends to Arab scientists with significant research achievements in the field of Science and Technology. Self nominations are not allowed. All nominations must be received by 15 July 2022. Details here

ASEAN Centre for Energy — ASEAN Energy Youth Awards 2022

The ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE) announces the ASEAN Energy Youth Awards (AEYA) in recognition of young students’ valuable contribution to sustainable development and energy transition. The theme of the 3rd award is “Accelerating Energy Transition towards Economic Recovery and Sustainable Growth.” The winners and runners-up will be invited to the 40th of ASEAN Ministers on Energy Meeting in September 2022 and receive small cash prizes. The awards are open to enrolled high school and university/college students from ASEAN countries. The submission deadline of entries is 15 July 2022. ASEAN Energy Youth Awards

European Commission — Optimize Farming and Forestry in North Macedonia

The European Commission (EC) seeks to modernize and optimize farming and forestry through provision of support to modernization and innovative management in the agricultural sector. EC will fund projects and business operations of entities active in the agricultural, forestry and agri-food industry, as well as activities to promote cooperation between farmers in order to establish producers’ organizations and co-operatives. Applicants can request up to €450 thousand in funding. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations legally established in North Macedonia. The application deadline is 18 July 2022. Know more

U.S. Department of State — Countering Wildlife Trafficking in Central and South America

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) seeks to reduce poaching and trafficking of protected wildlife in Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, and Suriname. Projects should aim to strengthen the capacity of civil society and governments to detect, investigate, prosecute, and adjudicate wildlife trafficking cases. The overall funding amount is anticipated at US$4 million. Eligibility for this award is restricted to US-based and foreign non-profit organizations. Applications have to be received by 22 July 2022. Know more

U.S. Department of State — Countering Wildlife Trafficking in South and Southeast Asia

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) seeks to reduce poaching and trafficking of protected wildlife in South and Southeast Asia. Projects should aim to strengthen the capacity of civil society and governments to detect, investigate, prosecute, and adjudicate wildlife trafficking cases. The overall funding amount is anticipated at US$2 million. Eligibility for this award is restricted to US-based and foreign non-profit organizations and educational institutions. Applications have to be received by 25 July 2022. Know more

U.S. Mission to Rwanda — Funding for Community Organizations

The Ambassador’s Special Self-Help (SSH) Program is a grants program that seeks to reduce poverty and hunger in sub-Saharan Africa. SSH announces an open competition for organizations in Rwanda to submit applications to carry out a small, community-based development program. Funding aims at assisting community groups to develop lasting, self-sustaining projects with focus on development concerns, including sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, and access to clean water and sanitation. Small grants of up to US$15 thousand are available. The deadline to submit proposals is 25 July 2022. Link

Canon — Social and Environmental Community Support

Canon supports schools, non-profit and community groups who are addressing both social and environmental issues in their community and inspiring change for future generations throughout Oceania. The Canon Oceania Grants Program supports individuals and organizations. Each Grant recipient will receive AU$5,000 worth of cash and Canon products, ranging from cameras and printers, to projectors and other accessories. Nominations are accepted until 29 July 2022. Learn more

Institute of Food Technologists — Seeding The Future Global Food System Challenge

The Seeding The Future Global Food System Challenge seeks game-changing innovations that will help transform the food system to be more sustainable and empower consumers to make choices benefitting both personal and planetary health. The Challenge will award up to eight US$25 thousand grants, up to three US$100 thousand grants and up to two US$250 thousand grand prizes. Nonprofits or academic or research institutions located in any country and early-stage U.S. based for-profit companies are eligible to apply. Individuals are not eligible to apply. However, teams of students or researchers may participate as part of an organization’s submission. Applications are due on 01 August 2022. More information

Both ENDS — JWH Initiative

The Joke Waller-Hunter (JWH) Initiative offers grants to advance the leadership of young individuals working for or affiliated with environmental civil society organizations in developing and emerging countries. JWH especially encourages the nomination of young women and local community leaders. Grants range from €2,500 to €7,000. The next nomination deadline is 24 August 2022. Details here