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Rescued Tools Foundation — Tools and Small Equipment for Grassroots Groups in Africa

The Rescued Tools Foundation (Stichting Gered Gereedschap) collects and refurbishes discarded tools and small items of equipment in the Netherlands for the benefit of recipients in Sub-Saharan Africa. The priority countries are Cameroon, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda. The Foundation favors projects that offer opportunities for women, marginalized groups, co-operatives, and ecological awareness and environmental protection. […]

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The International Foundation — Projects in International Development

The International Foundation makes grants in subject areas that include agriculture, water and sanitation, environment, and several others. Grants are to nonprofit tax-exempt charitable organizations in the USA. Most grant recipients are small and medium NGOs in the USA engaged in international development assistance.  Grants are up to US$25 thousand for projects of one year. […]

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Canada Fund for Local Initiatives — Grants Cycle 2017-2018

The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives offers short-term funding to community groups, NGOs, people’s organizations — and in exceptional cases, to international NGOs and government institutions — for small projects addressing governance, democracy, capacity-building, economic, environmental, and social development issues. The funds are managed by Canada’s embassies and high commissions, and the thematic priorities are […]

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British Council — International Research Workshops

The British Council supports research workshops under the programs Researcher Links and the Newton Fund to assist early-career researchers from the UK and partner countries to interact and explore research collaborations.  Current opportunities that have one or more environmental themes include:  (1) communications technologies for disaster management, UK and Turkey, with application deadline on 26 […]

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Government of India — Training Courses in India

India’s National Institute of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development (NIESBUD) invites international candidates from developing countries to apply for six-week training courses scheduled during July-August in India.  Course topics for this period include rural enterprise planning and promotion; women and youth enterprise in water and sanitation; and others. NIESBUD lists additional courses available later in […]

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Toyota Motor Corporation — Toyota Environmental Activities Grant Program 2017

Toyota makes grants to support environmental activities implemented by nonprofit organizations. The themes are “biodiversity conservation” and “counter measures to global warming.” Grants are made in Japan and internationally. The international program is open to applicants in Japan, and to international partners in collaboration with Japanese groups. The application deadline is 23 June 2017. Link

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CRDF Global — Catalyzing New Research Partnerships

 CRDF Global invites early-career scientists working and living in the USA to apply for travel grants to build new research partnerships with colleagues in South and Southeast Asia; Latin America; and Sub-Saharan Africa. The subject areas are the natural sciences and engineering. Grants are up to US$10 thousand. The application deadline is 30 June 2017. […]

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National Geographic Society — Grants 2017

The National Geographic Society awards grants for research, conservation, education, and storytelling through its Committee for Research and Exploration.  National Geographic welcomes applications from around the world, and it specifically encourages applications from outside the USA. Early-career grants are up to US$5 thousand; expedited (rapid response) grants are up to US$15 thousand; and standard grants […]

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Green Alley — Green Alley Award 2017

The Green Alley Award is an annual European prize for start-ups and entrepreneurs in the green economy. The award program focuses on business ideas that help build a circular economy and improve the waste and recycling industry. The contest finalists will be invited to Berlin to compete for a cash prize of €7 thousand, working […]

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Building and Social Housing Foundation — World Habitat Awards 2018-2019

The World Habitat Awards (WHA) demonstrate solutions to current housing issues faced by countries worldwide. The WHA take a broad perspective to include energy, waste management, water conservation, resilience to natural disasters, and other environmental aspects in its definition of habitat. Two winners will each receive £10 thousand. The deadline for applications (English, French, Spanish) […]

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