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

Category: Energy, Climate Change

ChangemakerXchange launches a global intersectional climate action program that supports the world’s leading climate action changemakers and activists from different regions. In 2022, there will be three in-person summits and a follow-up community and capacity-building program in Europe, MENA, and North America. Applicants must come from or be currently living in one of the eligible countries and be aged 18 – 35. Participants are asked to cover their own transportation costs. ChangemakerXchange will cover all other costs associated with the summit. The deadline for applications is 30 June 2022. Climate Action Summit

The Earth Journalism Network seeks 22 journalists from low- and middle-income countries to report in-person at COP27 (Egypt, November 2022). Organizers may also offer a limited number of virtual fellowships with mentoring and other support. The fellowship covers economy-class airfare, accommodation, meals, travel insurance, and transportation costs. Prior to the start of COP27, Fellows will receive resources and technical support to help prepare for reporting at the conference. Eligibility extends to professional journalists from or representing an established media house. The application deadline is 04 July 2022. Climate Change Media Partnership

The Elsevier Foundation Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge is open for individuals and organizations whose projects use green and sustainable chemistry solutions to tackle climate change challenges. The Challenge aims to recognize the pivotal role women play in combating climate change, therefore, projects must take into consideration gender components. The Foundation awards 2 prizes of €25 thousand each. The Challenge is open to individuals and non-profit organizations. The deadline for submissions is 12 July 2022. Chemistry for Climate Action

The Scotiabank accepts applications for projects that will advance research and leadership in support of global decarbonization efforts. The Net Zero Research Fund (NZRF) seeks partnerships with leading think-tanks and academic institutions that are supporting key sectors in their efforts to decarbonize. Scotiabank will award grants ranging from CA$25 thousand up to CA$100 thousand. To be eligible for funding, partner organizations must be registered not-for-profit or charitable organizations in Canada, the US or Latin America. Interested parties must submit their applications by 14 July 2022. Details here

The Thomson Reuters Foundation invites journalists to participate in a training program on locally-led adaptation to climate change. This training opportunity offers a chance to understand the impact of climate change at a local level, and learn how to better report on the topic and enhance Civil Society Organizations communications to effectively communicate their message to the media. This training opportunity is open to multimedia journalists working in local or national media organizations in developing countries. The application deadline is 17 July 2022. Reporting on Climate Change

The Minor Foundation for Major Challenges supports advocates of climate change mitigation. The Foundation provides funding to communication projects which advance the transition to a low carbon economy. Proposals should focus on influencing public opinions, providing inspiration, changing attitudes, spreading information, etc. The Foundation welcomes applications for large and small grants from all over the world. MFMC funding is typically in the range of €10 thousand to €200 thousand, although larger projects may be considered. The application deadline is 12 August 2022. Link

The Climate Technology Initiative (CTI PFAN) provides funding to climate or clean energy projects. PFAN accepts applications for projects in low- and middle-income countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Pacific Islands, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia, Central America and Caribbean Islands. Projects may request between US$1 million and US$50 million. Projects providing energy access or rural electrification (clean cookstoves, solar home systems, mini grids) may request smaller sums between US$500 thousand and US$50 million. Proposals are invited from companies, individuals or legal persons; public-private partnerships; and entities which are legally structured to redistribute profits. The next application deadline is 28 August 2022. Link to PFAN

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and partners invite applications to the NRDC Climate Storytelling Fellowship. The Fellowship will grant US$20 thousand to three writers to support revision of a feature screenplay or pilot that engages with climate change in a meaningful way. In addition, each fellowship recipient will receive professional feedback and guidance on their scripts. The first 400 writers that opt in with a qualified screenplay or pilot will receive one free month of hosting and one free evaluation. Fee Waivers must be requested no later than 23 October 2022. NRDC Climate Storytelling Fellowship

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

Microsoft invests in initiatives to accelerate technology development and deployment of new climate innovations through equity and debt capital. Microsoft focuses on areas such as direct carbon removal, digital optimization, advanced energy systems, industrial materials, circular economy, water technologies, sustainable agriculture, and business strategies for nature-based markets. Inquiry can be submitted anytime. Know more