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

Alstom Foundation

AlstomGrants for local communities in topics related to environment and natural resources integrated with economic development

Principal Office: France



The Alstom company is a world leader in providing transport infrastructure, power generation, and power transmission – with operations in about 100 countries. 

The company established the Alstom Foundation in 2007. The Foundation’s interests are:

  • Economic and social development;  
  • Environmental protection; 
  • Access to mobility; and  
  • Access to energy and water.

Grant Programs for Agriculture, Energy, Environment, Natural Resources

Support for environmental activities by local communities. The range of activities is broad to include support for water supply and sanitation; renewable energy; reforestation; waste management; ecotourism; environmental awareness campaigns, and training in these and related subjects.

The Foundation also contributes emergency relief following disasters such as flooding, tsunamis, earthquakes, and sludge spills.

Projects supported by Alstom are in partnerships with local civil society organizations, as well as with international organizations.

About the program

APPLICATION: The Alstom Foundation supports projects that are proposed by its employees.

Note: Since only company staff can submit projects, grant seekers need to coordinate with Alstom’s offices.The company’s network of locations can be researched in a map.

Geographical Distribution of Grant Activities in Developing Countries

Alstom has offices in the following developing countries, applying the regional framework of the Terra Viva Grants Directory.

Southeast Asia and Pacific Islands: Indonesia, Thailand

East Asia: China

South Asia: India

Eurasia and Central Asia: Kazakhstan, Turkey 

Eastern Europe and Russia: Russia

Middle East and North Africa: Algeria, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates

Sub-Saharan Africa: South Africa

Latin America and Caribbean: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Venezuela

Note: Most projects are in countries where Alstom has office locations, but some projects are in additional countries. 


The Foundation provides a searchable database of its funded projects.   

Last Profile Review

April 2018