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

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

Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund — Biodiversity Conservation in the Caribbean Islands

The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) invites applications for small and large grants to promote biodiversity conservation in Antigua & Barbuda, The Bahamas, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, and St Vincent & the Grenadines. Small grants range from US$5 thousand to US$50 thousand; large grants usually reach their maximum at US$250 thousand. Non-governmental organizations, community groups, universities and private enterprises may apply for funding. Individuals must work with civil society organizations to develop applications rather than apply directly. Expressions of interest have to be submitted by 13 February 2022. Details here

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

The call for applications for the 2022 OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early Career Women Scientists in the Developing World is open. The applicant must be a woman who has received her PhD in a scientific discipline within the previous ten years and whose current scientific research is related to the area of climate action and the environment. In addition, the applicant must have lived and worked in one of 66 scientifically and technologically lagging countries in Africa, the Arab region, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America and the Caribbean. The winner receives a cash prize of US$5 thousand and an all-expenses-paid trip to attend the Awards Ceremony to be held at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in February 2022. The deadline for submitted applications is 28 October 2021. More

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

Birdfair/RSPB Research Fund for Endangered Birds — Applications 2016

The British Birdwatching Fair (Birdfair) and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) jointly provide small grants for research on birds listed by IUCN as “endangered,” “critically endangered,” or “data deficient.” Priority is for researchers working in their own countries, particularly in collaboration with BirdLife’s partners. The maximum grant is US$2 thousand, with preference for smaller requests. The closing date for applications is 31 October 2016. Link

U.S.-India Partnership to Advance Clean Energy (PACE) — Off-Grid Clean Energy in India, 2nd Funding Round

The PACEsetter Fund aims to accelerate the commercialization of off-grid clean energy by providing early-stage grants that allow businesses to develop and test innovative products, business models, and systems. Projects must focus on small-scale systems that improve the viability of off-grid renewable energy for under-served individuals and communities in India that do not have grid-connected power, or that have limited or intermittent access. Grants will range from US$50 thousand to US$300 thousand.  The deadline for expressions of interest is 12 August 2016. Link