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

Connect4Climate — Climate Ambassador Program

Connect4Climate invites young professionals to apply to the 2023 Max Thabiso Edkins Climate Ambassador Program (MTECAP). The MTECAP is a six-month online program that offers a mix of technical and hands-on sessions providing young ambassadors with in-depth knowledge to implement meaningful climate action both in their communities and globally. Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 35. Applications have to be received by 10 December 2022. Climate Ambassador Program

Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund — Biodiversity Conservation in Madagascar and the Indian Ocean Islands

The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) seeks to empower communities and civil society in Madagascar and the Indian Ocean Islands to implement actions to improve the resilience of species, ecosystems and human populations to climate changes. CEPF intends to make small grants of more than US$50 thousand in support of conservation actions, including agroforestry, “climate smart agriculture,” eradication of invasive alien species, and landscape restoration. Eligibility for grants extends to NGOs, community groups, private enterprises, universities, and other civil society applicants. The closing date for letters of inquiry is 23 December 2022. Large Grants Madagascar and the Indian Ocean Islands

Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund — Biodiversity Conservation in the Caribbean Islands

The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) makes small and large grants in support of biodiversity conservation in the Caribbean “Caribbean Islands Biodiversity Hotspot.” Grants are in support of community-based sustainable small-scale fisheries, protection and conservation of endangered marine species, marine protected areas management, and activities that promote improved marine and coastal ecosystems. Small grants are between US$5 thousand and US$50 thousand; large grants are greater than US$50 thousand. Eligibility for grants extends to NGOs, community groups, private enterprises, universities, and other civil society applicants. The closing date for letters of inquiry is 30 December 2022. Biodiversity Conservation Caribbean Islands

Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World — OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awards

The Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) supports female scientists in Sub-Saharan Africa and Least Developed Countries (LDCs) with doctoral fellowships in the natural sciences. The fellowships are for the pursuit of a doctoral degree at a host institution in a developing country which is not the applicant’s home country. The Fellowship is for two years and provides up to US$50 thousand. Applicants should be qualified young women science graduates (generally below 40 years of age), who have an M.Sc. degree or outstanding B.Sc. in the natural sciences. The eligible scientific fields include agricultural sciences; biological systems and organisms; and many others. Deadline for submission of applications is 19 September 2022. Details

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives — Community Projects in ASEAN

The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives invites proposals that meet the needs of local communities in Southeast Asia. The priorities under this call include women’s economic rights, decent jobs and entrepreneurship, and investing in the poorest and most vulnerable (which may include agriculture or aquaculture projects). The average contribution is C$20 thousand to C$40 thousand per project. Eligibility extends to local community organizations, non-profit organizations, and academic institutions. The deadline for submission is 09 June 2022. CFLI ASEAN

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives — Community Projects in Senegal

The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives invites proposals that meet the needs of local communities in Senegal, Cabo Verde, The Gambia, Guinea, and Guinea-Bissau. 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$30 thousand to C$60 thousand per project. Eligibility extends to local community organizations, non-profit organizations, and academic institutions. The deadline for submission is 29 April 2022. CFLI Senegal

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives — Community Projects in Cambodia

The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) invites proposals that meet the needs of local communities in Cambodia. CFLI provides funding to projects that implement environment and climate action projects focusing on adaptation and mitigation, water management, and other thematic priorities. The average contribution is C$15 thousand to C$30 thousand per project. Eligibility extends to not-for-profit local, national or community-based organizations. The deadline for submission is 31 March 2022. CFLI Cambodia

Development Bank of Latin America — Sustainable Development in Latin America and the Caribbean

CAF Development Bank of Latin America supports research projects that contribute to the understanding of the costs and benefits that tackling climate change and preserving the environment entail. A maximum of three prizes will be awarded. Each winning proposal will receive a research grant of up to US$15 thousand to carry out the project. Proposals may be submitted individually, as a team or through an institution in English or Spanish. Applications must be submitted by 11 February 2022. Find the call

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives — Environment and Climate Action: Thailand

The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) invites proposals that meet the needs of local communities in Thailand. CFLI provides funding to projects that implement environment and climate action projects focusing on adaptation and mitigation, water management, and other thematic priorities. The average contribution is C$15 thousand to C$30 thousand per project. Eligibility extends to not-for-profit local, national or community-based organizations. The deadline for submission is 07 March 2021. Link to CFLI

Lloyd’s — Science of Risk Prize 2016

The Science of Risk Prize for 2016 invites research papers in two categories: natural hazards; and systems modelling. Among other types of risks, Lloyd’s is interested in the impact and management of climate change. The competition offers prizes of £5 thousand for the best research paper in each category. Applicants should be working in a university department or government research organization. The closing date for submissions is 25 September 2016. Link