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

U.S. Department of State — Global Innovation through Science and Technology

The U.S. Department of State announces the notice of funding opportunity for the Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) initiative. GIST supports projects that strengthen young innovators and entrepreneurs in low and middle income countries by connecting them with American businesses and experts. Proposed projects must address in-country training activities and pitch competitions; interactive online activities; early-stage investment networks; and website maintenance. Funding of US$1 million will be made available. Eligibility is limited to U.S. non-profit organizations and educational institutions. Foreign organizations will not be considered for this competition. The application deadline is 30 August 2019. Link

Australian Government — Direct Assistance Program 2019-2020

The Direct Assistance Program (PAD) is a small development program which works directly with communities in developing countries. The current call for proposals is open to local community organizations in Cape Verde, Sao Tome and Principe, and Guinea-Bissau. Projects can request funding of up to €15 thousand. Focus sectors include water and sanitation; environmental protection; economic livelihoods, and food security, among many others. The submission deadline is 04 August 2019. Here

WWF South Africa — Funding Environmental Conservation in Southern Africa

The WWF Nedbank Green Trust funds innovative projects to solve socio-environmental challenges in South Africa. Projects should focus mainly on South Africa with strong focus on environmental outcomes relevant to the wellbeing of people. The Green Trust will invest up to R3 million over 3 years. Applications are received three times a year. The remaining 2019 deadlines for funding submissions are 13 August and 06 December 2019. Find more information

Council for the Advancement of Science Writing — New Horizons Travel Fellowships 2019

The Council for the Advancement of Science Writing offers travel fellowships to cover the cost of attending the annual New Horizons in Science briefing for journalists. The annual conference brings together top-rank scientists and leading science reporters for an in-depth look at seminal developments in science. Fellows will also have the opportunity to participate in the day-long professional workshops sponsored by the National Association of Science Writers. The maximum reimbursement provided is $1,200. The deadline to apply is 15 August 2019. Find the New Horizons Travel Fellowships

European Development Fund — Development of Coffee and Cocoa Value Chains in Uganda

The European Development Fund aims to contribute to the economic development of coffee and cocoa value chains in Uganda. Priority areas includes supporting smallholders to adopt more climate resilient systems and practices, gender diversity in agriculture, and sustainable and organic coffee/cocoa production. Grants may range from €300 thousand to €600 thousand. Eligibility to apply extends to NGOs established in Uganda and the EU. Deadline for submission of concept notes is 18 August 2019. Find details

U.S. Department of State — Enhancing Development and Growth through Energy

The U.S. Department of State announces an opportunity for organizations to submit applications to the Asia Enhancing Development and Growth through Energy (EDGE) initiative. The aim of the program is to grow sustainable and secure energy markets throughout the Indo-Pacific. Eligibility is limited to U.S. and foreign non-profit organizations, educational institutions, and public international organizations. Awards will fall into the range of US$500 thousand and US$1 million for projects with a duration of up to 36 months. The deadline for applications is 16 August 2019. Learn more

INK Fellows Program — Innovators and Change Makers 2019

The INK Fellows Program brings together young innovators and change makers from India and other emerging economies in a supportive peer group, and offers them media exposure to accelerate their ability to impact society. Candidates range from ages 18 to 40 in any professional field. Past Fellows represent activities in bamboo construction, control of oil pollution, rice agriculture, wildlife photography, and many others. The application deadline is 17 August 2019. About INK Fellows

OpenIDEO — BridgeBuilder Competition 2019

OpenIDEO and GHR Foundation jointly invite proposals that address urgent global challenges in radically new ways. The BridgeBuilder Challenge seeks solutions that connect peace, prosperity, and the planet. Submissions should target a specific, pressing, and solvable need across two or more of these themes. The competition is open to non-profit and for-profit organizations as well as individuals. Proposed projects should not be longer than three years. The selected winners share US$1 million. Submissions are due by 17 August 2019. Find out how to participate

United Nations — International Conference: Space-based Solutions for Disaster Management in Africa

The International Conference UN-SPIDER aims to contribute to the use of big space data approaches and satellite-based applications in Africa to respond to challenges posed by natural hazards. UN-SPIDER invites applications to participate in the conference, which will take place in Bonn (Germany). Only a very limited number of scholarships (round-trip ticket, room and board expenses during the duration of the event) will be available to participants. The deadline for applicants seeking funding is 30 August 2019. The deadline for self-funded applicants is 18 October 2019. UN-SPIDER

Katapult Ocean — Startup Investment for Tech Innovations

Katapult Ocean invests in tech companies with positive impact on the ocean. The accelerator program provides investments and mentorship for ocean technology startups from all around the world. The sectors covered by the program include ocean health, fisheries, and energy, among others. Startups will receive a US$150 thousand investment in their company in exchange for 8% equity. There is a US$50 thousand program fee that will be deducted from the investment. Applications are due by 31 August 2019. Find the application process