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Energy, Climate Change

First Solar Corporate Charitable Fund — Donations of Solar Equipment

The First Solar Corporate Charitable Fund seeks to improve the quality of life in communities around the world. Priority areas are “green” education; access to clean energy and water in under-served areas; and the development of innovative and sustainable technologies. In support of these objectives, the Fund donates solar modules and systems. Applications may also […]

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Foundation Future of the Carbon Market — Mitigating Greenhouse Gases

The Foundation “Future of the Carbon Market” (Stiftung Zukunft des Kohlenstoffmarktes) supports market-based initiatives to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions. Preference is for projects in the least-developed countries, and which are integrated into national climate policy, and in an advanced state of planning and preparation. Applications are reviewed continuously. Link

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Smart Villages — Off-Grid Energy in West Africa

The Off-Grid Energy Challenge invites applications from early-stage energy entrepreneurs in West Africa who are running businesses that generate or can be powered by off-grid energy.  Businesses must have at least an existing prototype and business model to enter. The winners of the competition will receive free business, legal, and financial services and the chance to […]

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Indo-US Science and Technology Forum — Bioenergy Awards

The IUSSTF’s program Bioenergy – Awards for Cutting Edge Research (B- ACER) aims to nurture contacts between students and scientists from India and the USA in frontline area of biofuels and bioenergy. Opportunities are available for Indian citizens to pursue internships and fellowships at reputed U.S. scientific/technological institutions or laboratories to undertake the research work. […]

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Indo-US Science and Technology Forum — Energy Efficiency in Buildings

The IUSSTF’s program Building Energy Efficiency Higher & Advanced Network (BHAVAN) aims to nurture contacts between students and scientists from India and the USA in research related to energy efficiency in buildings. Opportunities are available for Indian citizens to pursue internships and fellowships at reputed U.S. scientific/technological institutions or laboratories to undertake the research work. […]

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European Commission — Sustainable Energy in the Philippines

The EC will make grants to increase the availability of electricity generated from renewable energy in off-grid rural and semi-urban communities of the Philippines. The grants will be made in four lots, each with a different objective. Grants are up to €4 million, varying by lots and cost shares. The lead applicants should be NGOs, […]

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Green Climate Fund — Readiness Grants

The GCF offers grants up to US$1 million per country per year to help developing countries understand the GCF program, and to submit applications for accreditation.  Priority for the readiness grants focuses on the Least Developed Countries (LDCs), Small Island Developing States (SIDS), and African States. Proposals for readiness grants are submitted through the country’s […]

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ICMA International — Fellows Program in Environmental Sustainability, ASEAN Countries

With funding provided by the U.S. Department of State, the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) is offering an Environmental Sustainability Professional Fellows Program for 50 professionals from Southeast Asia (Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam). Additionally, the program will select 10 participants from the USA. The fellowships will build the […]

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London School of Economics and Political Science, International Growth Centre — Research on Economic Growth in Developing Countries

The IGC invites proposals relevant to growth policies in developing countries. IGC’s programs are organized by countries and themes. The themes include one on energy.  The topics include improving access to and quality of energy services for households and firms; rural electrification; energy efficiency; and the effects of energy consumption on health and the environment.  […]

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Governors’ Climate and Forests Fund — Requests for Proposals

The Governors’ Climate and Forests Fund currently requests proposals in two thematic areas: (i) enhanced landscape governance and capacity — with application deadline on 15 December 2016; and (ii) jurisdictional partnerships for forests, climate and agriculture — with application deadline on 31 January 2017. Eligibility for funding extends to accredited organizations in the GCFF member […]

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