The Terra Viva Grants Directory develops and manages information about grants for agriculture, energy, environment.

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

Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation — Environmental Photography Award

The Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation (PA2F) Environmental Photography Award aims to reward photographers who put their creativity to good use in raising awareness on environmental protection. Photographers are invited to reflect on our relationship towards nature and interrelation between human health and planetary health. Images can be entered in 5 categories: Polar Wonders, Beneath the Canopy, Life under the Surface, Humanity versus Nature, and Towards a Sustainable Future. The grand prize winner receives €5 thousand, each category winner receives €1 thousand. The closing date for entries is 15 January 2023. Environmental Photography Award

United Nations — World Wildlife Day Film Showcase

The United Nations World Wildlife Day organizes a youth art contest along the theme of “Partnerships for Wildlife Conservation”. Organizers seek art that highlights people making a difference for wildlife. The contest is open to artists from the ages of 4 to 18, entrants will choose a species that has benefited from conservation, and then illustrate it as an individual animal or in its native habitat. Artists must submit their artwork by 06 February 2023. World Wildlife Day Youth Art Contest

German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development — GSMA AgriTech Accelerator

The GSMA AgriTech Accelerator aims to support the growth of innovative, revenue-generating digital agriculture solutions that support smallholder farmers’ livelihoods and resilience to climate change. The GSMA will provide up to 10 selected applicants with technical assistance for a period of two years to support the scaling of their digital solutions. The application deadline is 10 February 2023. AgriTech Accelerator

Rice University — Business Plan Competition for Early-Stage Startups

The Rice University (Texas, USA) invites student teams to participate in the Rice Business Plan Competition 2023. Entrepreneurs receive the opportunity to pitch their startups to investors, receive mentoring, network with the entrepreneurial ecosystem, and enhance their startup strategy. Typically, startups have a technology component in Energy/Clean Technology;  Life Science/Biotechnology; or Digital Services. The competition is open to degree-seeking students currently enrolled at a U.S. or non-U.S. university. The grand prize winner receives up to $300 thousand in investments. The application deadline is 28 February 2023. Business Plan Competition

European Commission — STARTS Prize 2023

STARTS Prize is an innovation challenge of the European Commission honoring innovative artistic projects inspired by technology, industry and society. Projects from all fields of technological and scientific research and development that have been inspired by art or involve artists as catalysts of novel thinking are eligible. Artists or researchers from all around the world can participate. Two prizes, each with €20 thousand prize money, are awarded. The submission phase ends 03 March 2023. See this call

World Habitat — World Habitat Awards 2023

The World Habitat Awards (WHA) demonstrate solutions to current housing issues faced by countries worldwide. The WHA takes a broad perspective to include energy, waste management, water conservation, resilience to natural disasters, and other environmental aspects in its definition of habitat. Two winners will each receive £10 thousand. The deadline for applications (English, French, Spanish) is 14 March 2023. World Habitat Awards


European Union — COAL Prize 2023

The COAL Prize 2023 invites artists from all over the world to submit projects that show the richness of plants and their importance for the earth’s ecosystem. The Prize is open to artists from all over the world. The winner receives €12 thousand to support art work in progress and benefits from an (optional) residence run by the Museum of Hunting and Nature at the Belval Domaine. In parallel, a call for projects is open for the COAL Student Prize – Culture & Diversity for students of schools in the artistic and cultural field. The application deadline is 19 March 2023. COAL Prize

African Leadership Forum — Youth Leadership Competition

The African Leadership Forum (ALF) invited applications for the Youth Leadership Competition. The theme is “Promoting African intra-trade to unlock agricultural potential in Africa”. African citizens between the age of 18 – 25 years are invited to submit essays on possible solutions to unlock Africa’s agricultural potential. A grand prize of US$2,000 will be awarded to the overall winner. The deadline for submitting entries is 10 January 2023. Details

Kellogg School of Management — Sustainable Investing Challenge

The Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge invites teams of graduate students from around the world to develop and pitch creative financial approaches and solutions to tackle pressing social and environmental challenges. Graduate students from around the world are invited to participate. The overall winning team receives US$10 thousand and the runner up receives US$5 thousand. Teams must register in advance to request a mentor that gives them feedback on their proposal prior to submission. Deadline for submission of project ideas is 12 February 2023. Sustainable Investing Challenge

Imperial College London — Climate Investment Challenge

The Climate Investment Challenge calls on graduate students to develop financial solutions and innovations addressing climate change, such as untapped climate finance opportunities or innovative financial structures that improve the bankability of climate investments. The Main Prize (£10 thousand) is focused on financial tools that exist today to address a specific climate problem that is currently underserved. The Financial Disruption Prize (£6 thousand) harnesses technology to disrupt the financial industry (e.g., banking, insurance etc.) to solve climate problems at scale. Eligibility extends to students enrolled in a postgraduate degree (Masters, MBA, or PhD-level) at the time of the submission. The challenge is open globally to students from all academic backgrounds. The deadline for the submission of concept notes is 03 March 2023. Climate Investment Challenge