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

USAID seeks climate change and environmental solutions from youth-led organizations across the MENA region. Organizations are invited to submit applications for a regional grant competition where selected organizations will receive up to US$62 thousand to implement their proposed climate initiatives. Applicants must be locally registered in one of the following countries: Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Jordan, Tunisia, West Bank/Gaza or Yemen. The application deadline is 19 August 2022. Details here

The European Commission (EC) seeks to increase public and private-sector awareness of renewable energy & energy efficiency policies contributing to sustainable energy supply, consumption and security in Vietnam. The program will fund initiatives with up to €3.5 million. Eligibility to apply extends to non-profit civil society organizations or international organizations established in Vietnam or in a Member State of the European Union. Applications have to be submitted by 22 August 2022. Details

The Wilson Center announces a call for applications for the “Agents of Change Youth Fellowship,” a professional fellowship program for emerging leaders seeking meaningful careers at the intersection of climate change and security. The program is open to applicants from countries in the MENA region with a minimum of 5 years of work experience. Fellows can be located in any geographic location with strong Internet access for conducting regular video conferences. Applications are due by 15 September 2022. MENA Youth Fellowship

UNIDO seeks innovative technology solutions that address the adverse effects of climate change and that have the potential to be scaled up, and thus ultimately contribute to inclusive and sustainable economic development. Priority will be given to applications with solutions for: decarbonizing growing urban environments, generating and distributing clean energy, recycling for more climate-cautious consumption, and innovative solutions for sustainable land management. The call is addressed to private sector entities (micro, small, medium, and large companies & startups). Twelve winners will have the opportunity to present their innovative solution to a large audience during the Global Call award ceremony and will benefit from promotional and networking support. The application deadline is 20 September 2022. Link

The WUN Research Development Fund (RDF) provides grants of up to £10 thousand for one year to foster research collaborations among academic staff (faculty) at WUN member universities. Applications are open to researchers from WUN member institutions. The RDF supports research projects that fall under the network’s principal research theme of sustainable development. The closing date is 24 October 2022. (Note: Most WUN member universities have earlier internal submission deadlines, and prospective applicants should contact their local WUN Coordinator as soon as possible.) Link to guidelines

CCRIF finances small projects managed by non-governmental organizations (NGOs), community-based organizations (CBOs), charity organizations and/or mandated by National Disaster Coordinators in local communities in the Caribbean. Projects submitted for consideration should fall within the thematic areas of disaster risk management and climate change adaptation and range between US$5 to US$25 thousand. Proposals for small grants may be submitted anytime. About the small grants program

The Women & Gender Constituency invites applications for the Gender Just Climate Solutions Awards. The awards aim to showcase real solutions for a more just, equal and healthy planet, such as non-technical climate solutions, technical climate solutions, and transformational climate initiatives with a women or gender perspective. Three winners will each receive €5,000 and a chance to attend the COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh. All types of activist, grassroots and women-led organizations working on issues related to climate change from all over the world are encouraged to apply. The deadline for submission is 31 July 2022. Details

The United States Department of State announces the 2022 Young Pacific Leaders TechCamp for Climate Action. The TechCamp will bring young leaders from across the Pacific together with regional and U.S. leaders in the field of climate science and science communication to identify innovative approaches to climate resiliency and mitigation. Applicants must be at least 23 years and have demonstrated professional experience in the field of climate science. Applications will be accepted until 10 August 2022. TechCamp for Climate Action

The Clean Cooking Alliance (CCA) invited applications for the Clean Cooking Women Leaders Award (WLA). The award recognizes women who are advancing clean cooking solutions in emerging markets. Winners will receive a sponsorship to attend the Clean Cooking Forum 2022 in Ghana (October 2022) and a financial sponsorship toward leadership coaching. Applicants may nominate themselves or nominate others who fit the qualification criteria. The deadline for nominations is 14 August 2022. Clean Cooking Women Leaders Award

The Yale Emerging Climate Leaders Fellowship offers 16 young climate and clean energy practitioners from across the Global South the opportunity to broaden their technical skills and deepen their professional networks through an eight-month training program. Applicants should be between five and ten years into their professional careers and come from developing countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America or the Caribbean. All fellows’ costs will be covered by the program (airfare, hotels, transfers etc.). The deadline to submit applications is 15 August 2022. Emerging Climate Leaders Fellowship