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

National Geographic Society — Reducing Marine Plastic Pollution

The National Geographic Society seeks proposals for its program “Reducing Marine Plastic Pollution” from all around the world. The aim is to explore solutions to reduce marine plastic pollution (including behavior change). Projects may be focused around conservation, education, research, storytelling, or technology. Preference will be given to applicants who are residents or citizens of the country of fieldwork as well as to projects with strong local capacity development components. Applicants may request up to US$100 thousand, though grants are typically funded for less than US$30 thousand. The current grant cycle closes 10 April 2019. Click here

National Geographic Society — Himalayan Climate Change

The National Geographic Society seeks research, conservation, and storytelling proposals to advance understanding of environmental and societal changes measured in the Himalayas. NatGeo is especially interested in projects that directly monitor or examine changing temperatures, ice volume or extent, and water pathways, or that examine impacts on at-risk downstream populations. Typical proposal requests should be less than $50 thousand, but applicants may request up to $100 thousand. The current grant cycle closes 10 April 2019. Find infos

National Geographic Society — Conservation Technologies

The National Geographic Society seeks proposals from around the world that will advance innovative conservation technologies to explore, visualize, and protect the planet. Priority will be given to projects that use multi-sensor monitoring systems, advance surveillance/alarm systems for protected areas, or develop new tools and capabilities needed to generate data. Typical proposal requests should be less than US$50 thousand, but applicants may request up to US$150 thousand. The current grant cycle closes 10 April 2019. Here

India Department of Science and Technology — Technological Innovation Fund

The Department of Science and Technology (India) and the National Technological Innovation Authority (Israel) announce the 4th India-Israel Technological Innovation Fund. The objective of this programme is to respond to the global issues concerning science & technology for the water, energy and agricultural sector while developing technologies that can be commercialized and localized within 2 years. The lead applicant must be researchers or managers of companies from India or Israel. Funding is between US$250 thousand and US$ 1.25 million per project. Closing date for this call is 30 April 2019. Find the complete call for proposals

International Conference on Diseases of Zoo and Wild Animals — Rudolf Ippen Young Scientist Award 2019

The Award honors a young scientist who published a promising scientific paper in the thematic areas of wildlife veterinary science, conservation medicine, or zoo animal medicine. The “Rudolf Ippen Young Scientist Award” will be awarded at the Zoo and Wildlife Health Conference 2019 in Kolmården (Sweden) in June 2019. The award is endowed with €1 thousand. Candidates can apply or be nominated by somebody else. Deadline for applications is 01 April 2019. About

Climate Justice Resilience Fund — Grants for Climate Change Adaptation

The Climate Justice Resilience Fund seeks grants applications for community-led, social justice approaches to climate change adaptation and resilience-building. Grants are made to women, youth, and indigenous peoples to create and share their own solutions for resilience. CJRF grants focus on four interrelated issues connected which climate change: (1) Water Access; (2) Food Security; (3) Sustainable Livelihoods; and (4) Migration and Relocation. The CJRF grantmaking strategic framework prioritizes multi-year grants and grants larger than US$100 thousand. Non-profit organizations from Alaska, Kenya, Tanzania, Bangladesh, and the India are invited to apply. Letters of Inquiry for the Fall Round 2019 have to be submitted by 19 April 2019. More about the Climate Justice Resilience Fund

European Commission — Big Data Solutions for Energy

The European Commission seeks project proposals (two-stage call) for big data application in the energy sector. Projects need to develop a reference architecture for large-scale multi-party data exchange and real-time processing in the energy sector and translate this reference architecture into an open, modular data analytics toolbox. The Commission will consider proposals in the range of €10 million. International cooperations and legal entities established in EU Member States, Overseas Countries and Territories and Horizon 2020 associated countries (as detailed in the call) are eligible to apply under this call. The deadline for submission (stage I) is 02 April 2019. More

Inter-Research Science Center — Ecology Prize 2019

The International Ecology Institute in Germany annually selects top performers worldwide in the field of ecology for the Ecology Institute Prize and the IRPE Prize. The winner of the Ecology Institute Prize will be awarded €6 thousand; the winner of the IRPE Prize will receive €3 thousand. Currently nominations are invited from research ecologists in marine ecology worldwide. The closing date for nominations is 30 April 2019. Know more

SeaWorld and Busch Gardens — Grants for Wildlife Conservation, Research, and Education

The SeaWorld and Busch Gardens Conservation Fund makes grants for wildlife conservation, research, and education. The Fund has 4 major focus areas: species research, habitat protection, conservation education, and animal rescue and rehabilitation. Applications are accepted from non-profit organizations, government entities, and schools and universities in the USA and other countries. Most grants are under US$50 thousand. The application deadlines for projects in 2019 are 30 November 2018 and 30 April 2019. Information for Grants Seekers

Climate Justice Resilience Fund — Grants for Climate Change Adaptation

The Climate Justice Resilience Fund seeks grants applications for community-led, social justice approaches to climate change adaptation and resilience-building. Grants are made to women, youth, and indigenous peoples to create and share their own solutions for resilience. CJRF grants focus on four interrelated issues connected which climate change: (1) Water Access; (2) Food Security; (3) Sustainable Livelihoods; and (4) Migration and Relocation. The CJRF grantmaking strategic framework prioritizes multi-year grants and grants larger than US$100 thousand. Non-profit organizations from Alaska, Kenya, Tanzania, Bangladesh, and the India are invited to apply. Letters of Inquiry for the Spring Round 2019 are due 21 December 2018 and LOIs for the Fall Round 2019 have to be submitted by 19 April 2019. More about the Climate Justice Resilience Fund