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

World Food Programme — Fighting Hunger Worldwide

The World Food Programme invites game-changing innovations to tackle the climate crisis.  The WFP Innovation Challenge seeks disruptive innovations that strengthen climate change adaptation in food systems and enable greater community resilience. Projects should focus on improving communities’ resilience to external shocks and help them to adapt to the impacts of climate change. Selected teams get an opportunity to develop their projects and receive up to US$ 100 thousand in funding. The application deadline is 26 June 2022. WFP Innovation Challenge

Giving Joy — Micro-Grants for Women Entrepreneurs

Giving Joy makes micro-grants to women who seek to establish or improve their businesses for the benefit of their communities. Applicants can propose activities in any field, trade, occupation, or craft (e.g., agriculture, fisheries, energy, WASH, etc.). Proposed grant activities must have a social benefit to the community. Grants range from US$250 to US$500. Grants support women entrepreneurs worldwide. Giving Joy offers two grant cycles per year with current application deadlines 30 June and 31 December 2022. Giving Joy Grants

Prince Albert II Foundation — Forest Conservation through Local and Indigenous Action

The Prince Albert II Foundation calls for project proposals on forest conservation through the action of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities. The foundation seeks to support conservation of forest ecosystems through the action of indigenous peoples and local communities in Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, South and Southeast Asia, and Pacific islands. Projects should focus on the conservation of high ecological value areas and follow a holistic approach to preserve all elements that make up these natural ecosystems and the biodiversity they contain; fauna, flora, soil, air, human beings. Any financial support requested should not exceed 50% of the total project budget. The Foundation makes grants to civil society organizations, international organizations, private enterprises, and government organizations. Pre-applications will be accepted until 30 June 2022. More here

Prince Albert II Foundation — Strengthen Arctic and Antarctic Marine Protected Areas

The Prince Albert II Foundation accepts applications to strengthen Arctic and Antarctic marine protected areas. The Foundation seeks to better understand climate-induced changes and how these changes affect the global social, economic and environmental systems and double the efforts to protect these fragile ecosystems. Project proposals must focus on the Arctic and Antarctic marine region. Any financial support requested should not exceed 50% of the total project budget. The Foundation makes grants to civil society organizations, international organizations, private enterprises, and government organizations. Applications have to be submitted by 30 June 2022. Link

Prince Albert II Foundation — Biodiversity, Ocean, Climate

The Prince Albert II Foundation calls for projects on the implementation of nature-based solutions that promote coastal resilience to climate change and biodiversity loss. Priority geographic areas under this call are the Mediterranean region, Polar regions, and Least Developed Countries. Any financial support requested should not exceed 50% of the total project budget. The Foundation makes grants to civil society organizations, international organizations, private enterprises, and government organizations. Pre-applications are due 30 June 2022. Details

Palladium — Challenge Fund

Palladium funds humanitarian relief efforts and supports community projects with the aim to source innovative responses to global challenges. In 2022, Palladium supports organizations that have innovative approaches to valuing nature, or sustainable solutions to getting refugees into jobs with up to AU$75 thousand. The Challenge Fund is open to applications from all types of organizations. Applications should be submitted by 31 July 2022. Details here

P4G — Green Growth and Sustainability

The P4G Partnership Fund provides financial support and targeted assistance to public-private partnerships that implement strategies to achieve the following five Sustainable Development Goals: Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture; Water and Sanitation; Clean Energy; Sustainable Cities; and Sustainable Consumption. Start-up projects may apply for up to US$100 thousand, scale-up projects may apply for up to US$1 million. Projects have to be implemented in a developing country. Eligibility extends to partnerships of at least two non-profit organizations. The deadline for submission of projects is 31 July 2022. P4G Partnership Fund

Convention on Biological Diversity — Bio-Bridge Initiative

The Bio-Bridge Initiative (BBI) provides seed funding of up to C$20 thousand to incubate projects and partnerships that promote exemplary approaches to address biodiversity-related issues and challenges. Governmental agencies, research and academic institutions, non-governmental organizations, Indigenous Peoples and local communities in developing countries are eligible to apply. The application deadline is 01 March 2022. Link to Bio-Bridge Initiative

Sahee Foundation — Development in Swaziland and Peru

The Sahee Foundation makes grants for agriculture, health, education, and environment in Swaziland and Peru. Sahee selects its partners among regional organizations that are well integrated in these target countries, as well as among local groups in Swaziland and Peru that are launching development project. For first applicants, the project budget must not exceed CHF10 thousand. There is no calendar deadline for applications. Details

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives — Community Projects in Mozambique, Malawi and Eswatini

The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives invites proposals that meet the needs of local communities in Mozambique, Malawi and Eswatini. The priorities under this call include women’s economic rights, decent jobs and entrepreneurship, and investing in the poorest and most vulnerable (which may include agriculture or aquaculture projects), as well as environment, climate action focusing on adaptation and mitigation, and water management. The average contribution is C$25 thousand to C$50 thousand per project. Eligibility extends to local community organizations, non-profit organizations, and academic institutions. The deadline for submission is 17 June 2022. Details here