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

Avina Stiftung

Avina StiftungGrants for environmental sustainability and natural resources, with special reference to Latin America 

Principal Office: Switzerland

Avina Stiftung strives for social and environmental sustainability in Switzerland and internationally. Program areas are Social Issues; Education; Culture; and Environment.

Grant Programs for Agriculture, Energy, Environment, Natural Resources

Environment. The Foundation supports innovations to promote eco-efficiency, biodiversity, and ecological sustainability. It also seeks to enhance awareness of environmental issues.

The foundation is active mainly in Switzerland, but it also supports Swiss development work in Latin America, as well as selected initiatives with a global focus.

About funding areas

APPLICATION: Avina Stiftung posts its grant-making guidelines and an application form.

An application contains detailed information on the organization and applicant requesting the grant; information on the project content, goals, and target group; and information about financial resources available and the grant request.

Applications are accepted continuously; there is no calendar deadline.

About how to apply

Geographical Distribution of Grant Activities in Developing Countries

Latin America and Caribbean



The Foundation identifies its funded projects by subject areas.

Avina Stiftung was established in 1994 by Stephan Schmidheiny.

Last Profile Review

April 2019