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

Institute for Global Environmental Strategies — Satoyama Development Mechanism 2022

The IGES, the United Nations University Institute for Advanced Studies on Sustainability, and Japan’s Ministry of the Environment announce the latest round of sub-grants under the Satoyama Development Mechanism. The International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (IPSI) promotes the sustainable use of Socio-Ecological Production Landscapes and Seascapes. Grants are up to US$20 thousand for field projects; research; collaboration activities; and capacity building and outreach that link ecosystems and community systems on a sustainable basis. Applicants must be approved members of the IPSI at the date of submitting project proposals. The application deadline is 12 August 2022. More

European Commission — Promoting Green Growth in Nepal

The European Commission (EC) seeks to support civil society organizations’ ability to engage as actors promoting green growth and good governance. EC will fund projects that promote a just transition to a climate-neutral, resource-efficient and circular economy, and prevent biodiversity loss through the protection, restoration and promotion of sustainable use of ecosystems. Applicants can request up to €1.4 million in funding. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations legally established in Nepal or Member States of the European Union. The application deadline is 15 August 2022. Details here

SVG Ventures — Global Accelerator for Agrifood Tech Startups

Silicon Valley Global Ventures is an investment, technology and advisory firm that invests in companies that go through their accelerator program. The THRIVE Global Impact Challenge seeks innovative startups who are advancing a more sustainable future for agriculture. Selected companies benefit from an accelerator program that provides investment, mentorship and direct access to agriculture companies and farmers. The application deadline is 26 August 2022. THRIVE Global Impact Challenge

Future for Nature Foundation — Future for Nature Award 2023

The Future for Nature Award aims to stimulate a new generation of nature conservation leaders. The award is made to candidates of any nationality or residence, not older than age 35, who have achieved substantial and long-term benefit to the conservation status of one or more animal and/or plant species, or that of a specific population. Work related to the conservation and protection of endangered species is a priority. The award is made to individuals, not organizations. Each of the three award winners will be given a cash prize and a sculpture. The winners are expected to invest their prize of €50 thousand in a conservation project of their own choice. The application deadline is 28 August 2022. Future for Nature Award

Embassy of France in New Zealand — Pacific Fund 2022

The Embassy of France in New Zealand seeks projects that contribute to economic, social, cultural and scientific cooperation with New Caledonia, French Polynesia, Wallis and Futuna. Projects must fall under at least one of the following categories: fight against climate change and risk management for natural disasters; economic and industrial projects (feasibility study, training actions, etc.); food security (e.g., fishery management, etc.). Projects must be jointly financed for at least 50% of the total project budget. Projects have to be submitted by a New Zealand partner and must involve at least one local project partner. The call for application is open until 30 August 2022. Link to the Pacific Fund

Patagonia — Environmental Grants

Patagonia supports small activist groups with provocative and action-oriented agendas, with versatile campaigns to protect and preserve the environment. The funding range is typically between US$8 to $10 thousand. At this time, support for the developing world is only available in Chile and Argentina. The environmental donation program opens once a year, between 01 July and 31 August. Link to Patagonia’s environmental donation program

Mongabay — Conservation Reporting Fellowship Program

The Mongabay Conservation Reporting Fellowship Program supports up to 12 fellows per year. Fellows will gain experience working with a range of editors at international news outlets, develop their environmental reporting skills, and create a portfolio of original publications to help them advance their careers in journalism. Each fellow will receive US$500 a month for the duration of the six-month fellowship (US$3,000 in total). The fellowship is open to anyone from a low- to upper-middle income tropical country. The application window for the first cohort will run from 21 June to 10 September 2022. The application window for the second cohort will run from 01 January 2023 through 10 March 2023. Conservation Reporting Fellowship Program

Ford Motor Company — Ford Fund Fellowship

The Ford Fund Fellowship is a virtual program for social entrepreneurs and community leaders building ventures that create impactful and scalable innovations. Each Fellow will learn advanced skills in entrepreneurship and leadership. US$25 thousand in seed funding will be distributed among the 25 Ford Fund Fellows. Applicants from the following countries are welcome to apply: United States, China, Mexico, South Africa, and Argentina. Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis. The final application deadline is 15 September 2022. Ford Fund Fellowship

Adaptation Fund — Climate Innovation Accelerator

The Adaptation Fund Climate Innovation Accelerator (AFCIA) provides small grants to developing countries to support innovation for effective, long-term adaptation to climate change. The program is open to nonprofit, civil society organizations, cooperatives, and community based organizations. The eligible countries include developing countries in Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin America and Caribbean. AFCIA will select 25 project concept notes in total to implement micro-projects (maximum funding US$250 thousand per project). The application deadline is 30 September 2022. Link to AFCIA

Yves Rocher Foundation — International Terre des Femmes Award

The Yves Rocher Foundation annually sponsors the “Women of the Earth” award to honor women in France and some other countries for their achievements in environmental awareness, conservation, and solidarity. The eligible countries in the current competition are France, Germany, Austria, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Italy, Mexico, Morocco, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, and Ukraine. Past awards include several for project work in developing countries. Prizes range from €3 thousand to €10 thousand. The closing date for applications is 30 September 2022. Link to Terre des Femmes