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

Feed the Future Market Systems and Partnerships — Mozambique Partnerships Facility

Market Systems and Partnerships (MSP) invites for-profit businesses to apply for funding in Mozambique. MSP offers firms operating in the country the opportunity to co-invest with USAID to address the food crisis resulting from shortages of food, fuel, and fertilizer due to Russia’s war on Ukraine. The closing date for applications is 27 January 2023. Know more

Critical Ecosystems Partnership Fund — Biodiversity Conservation Indonesia (Small Grants)

Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) makes small grants in support of biodiversity conservation in Indonesia with focus on the “Wallacea Biodiversity Hotspot.” Grants are in support of community-based sustainable small-scale fisheries, protection and conservation of endangered marine species, marine protected areas management, and activities that promote improved marine and coastal ecosystems. This call is for small grants of less than US$50 thousand. Eligibility for grants extends to NGOs, community groups, private enterprises, universities, and other civil society applicants. Call details are available in Indonesian. The closing date for letters of inquiry is 07 February 2023. Wallacea Biodiversity Hotspot

Swedish Institute — Management Program Asia

The Swedish Institute Management Program (SIMP) Asia seeks ambitious and innovative leaders who want to learn more about sustainable business practices. The international leadership program offers proven tools and knowledge from experts with the goal to help participants to develop and implement an action-oriented sustainability strategy. The Swedish Institute covers the cost of training and content for all participants. Participants of the SIMP program will be selected from both businesses and organizations. Applicants must be citizens and residents of China, India, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand or Vietnam. The application deadline is 13 February 2023. Link to SIMP

Horticulture Innovation Lab — Horticulture Research Projects Central America

The Horticulture Innovation Lab seeks technical applications from local organizations to research appropriate technologies for climate smart agriculture for small-sized farms in Honduras and Guatemala. The selected research projects will be funded at US$250 thousand up to US$750 thousand. The Horticulture Innovation Lab seeks research applications led by local organizations that are relevant to smallholder farmers and disadvantaged populations. Applicants can be from academic institutions, government sectors, private entities, or other community based organizations. The closing date for applications is 20 February 2023. Horticulture Innovation Lab Central America

European Investment Bank Institute — Social Innovation Tournament

The Social Innovation Tournament recognizes and supports the best European social entrepreneurs with projects focusing on the environment (with a special emphasis on biodiversity and ecosystem conservation). Prizes range from €10 thousand to €75 thousand. In 2023, the Special Category prizes will go to projects focusing on sustainable cities and communities. Finalists participate in a training program and benefit from grants programs, participation in conferences around Europe and access to a network of investors. The tournament is open to social enterprises, private sector companies, NGOs, government bodies and universities. The deadline for proposal submission is 23 February 2023. Participate

Feed the Future Market Systems and Partnerships — Food Loss and Waste Partnerships Facility

The Feed the Future Market Systems and Partnerships Activity (MSP) invites for-profit businesses in Bangladesh, Kenya, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, and Tanzania to submit an application for co-investment through its Food Loss and Waste (FLW) Partnerships Facility. Investment partnerships will increase the uptake and scaling of technologies and management practices that reduce Food Loss and Waste. The closing date for applications is 24 February 2023. Details here

Climate Technology Initiative — Funding for Climate or Clean Energy Projects

The Climate Technology Initiative – Private Financing Advisory Network (PFAN) provides funding to climate or clean energy projects. PFAN accepts applications for projects in low- and middle-income countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Pacific Islands, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia, Central America and Caribbean Islands. Projects may request between US$1 million and US$50 million. Projects providing energy access or rural electrification (clean cookstoves, solar home systems, mini grids) may request smaller sums between US$500 thousand and US$50 million. Proposals are invited from companies, individuals or legal persons; public-private partnerships; and entities which are legally structured to redistribute profits. The next application deadline is 26 February 2023. Find the applications process

Solution Search — Changing Unsustainable Trade

Rare’s Center for Behavior & the Environment and partners seek existing solutions that are changing behaviors to help solve the world’s most challenging environmental problems. For this year’s contest, Solutions Search seeks proven behavior-change initiatives in Latin America and the Caribbean that reduce the unsustainable/illegal wildlife trade. Contest entrants get access to capacity building, workshops, and networking opportunities to further refine and scale their solution. Two winners will win US$20 thousand. Any organization or institution worldwide is eligible (e.g. city government, business, non-profit, university, etc.). Individuals are not eligible to enter. The submission deadline is 28 February 2023. Solution Search

Repsol Foundation — Energy Transition

The Repsol Foundation supports entrepreneurship and entrepreneurs that provide technological solutions to meet the challenges of the Energy Transition. The Foundation invites startups that have passed the pre-commercial phase and reached the testing phase with real customers to apply to the Entrepreneurs Fund. The Fund provides financial aid of up to €100 thousand and mentorship from former Repsol employees for one year. Repsol invites startups from all over the world to participate. The program supports industrial technology solutions in low carbon energy technologies, biotechnology, renewable energies, and natural solutions for reducing the carbon footprint. The application deadline is 10 March 2023. Entrepreneurs Fund

Tinker Foundation — Sustainable Resource Management in Latin America

Tinker’s program of Institutional Grants supports the theme of sustainable resource management (among others) in Latin America. Particular issues of interest include sustainable agriculture, sustainable forestry and non-timber forest products, sustainable tourism, fisheries management, and payment for environmental services. Tinker is also very interested in issues of water scarcity and quality for communities. Grants typically range from US$50 thousand to US$150 thousand. The Foundation encourages project collaboration among organizations in the USA and Latin America. Tinker invites brief letters of inquiry to the Foundation before proposals are prepared and submitted. Application deadlines for LOIs are 25 January and 26 July 2022. More information