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.

U.S. Agency for International Development — Climate Change in the Eastern and Southern Caribbean

USAID will fund projects in support of its broad objectives under its program for Eastern and Southern Caribbean Science, Technology, Innovations, and Partnerships.  These objectives include one to reduce risks and adapt to the impacts of global climate change. The relevant countries in the program are Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago. Eligibility for funding is unrestricted.  The closing date for applications is 30 September 2017.   Link

ARCOS Network — Biodiversity Conservation in Africa

The ARCOS Small Grants enhance collaboration to develop sustainable solutions for biodiversity and people, focusing on critical landscapes and watersheds of the Albertine Rift, the Great Lakes Region, and the African mountains. The grants program is open to civil society organizations. Governments and for-profit organizations may participate as project partners, or in coalitions where a civil society organization is the main applicant. The maximum grant is US$5 thousand. Applications (English, French) are invited during two periods each year: 01 April to 31 May, and 01 October to 30 November. Link

Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund — Funding for Projects Led by Women

VGIF provides grants up to US$7,500 for projects that are led by women, and that help empower women and girls in grassroots communities around the globe. Most grants are for one year. Past projects include examples in farming, kitchen gardens, water supply, and other aspects of sustaining local livelihoods.  The deadline for submitting letters of intent is 22 July 2016. Link

UN-Habitat — Demonstration Center for Clean Energy in Cameroon

UN-Habitat welcomes expressions of interest to build a Multifunctional Clean Energy Centre in one of the secondary towns of Cameroon. The project will serve as a demonstration center for sustainable building design, renewable energy, and provision of sanitation service through a public toilet. UN-Habitat will contribute a maximum of US$35 thousand towards the implementation of the project. The deadline for expressions of interest from non-profit organizations (including international NGOs and governmental organizations) is 28 July 2016. Link

Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) — Biodiversity Conservation in Myanmar

CEPF will make grants in Myanmar to support Strategic Directions 4 and 6 for conservation of the Indo-Burma Biodiversity Hotspot.  Letters of inquiry are invited from NGOs, community groups, private companies, and other civil society organizations.  Applicants for large grants (over US$20 thousand) need to apply in English, using the template provided in the announcement. The closing date is 17 August 2016. Link

Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) — Small Grants for the Indo-Burma Biodiversity Hotspot

CEPF invites letters of inquiry from NGOs, community groups, private companies, and other civil society organizations for small grants (up to US$20 thousand) in all countries of the Indo-Burma Hotspot. The eligible countries are Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam. Applicants can apply in English or in local languages (Burmese, Chinese, Khmer, Lao, Thai, or Vietnamese) using the template provided in the announcement. The closing date is 17 August 2016. Link

European Commission (EC) — Support for Fisheries and Aquaculture in Algeria

The EC will make grants to strengthen organizational and operational capacity for fisheries and aquaculture in Algeria. Eligibility for funding extends to NGOs, public agencies, local authorities, cooperatives, enterprise groups, etc., in European countries and Algeria. International organizations are also eligible. Grants will range from €50 thousand to €500 thousand, varying by objectives (lots) and cost shares. Reference EuropeAid/152641/DD/ACT/DZ. The closing date for applications is 18 September 2016. Link

Phoenix Zoo — Funding for Wildlife Conservation and Science

The Phoenix Zoo (Arizona, USA) makes small grants to support wildlife conservation and science worldwide. Grants are limited to US$3 thousand for one year. Priority is for practical projects that help build capacity, and that involve local communities. The application period is 01 November through 01 December each year. Link

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) — Livelihoods for Resilience in Ethiopia

USAID in Addis Ababa requests applications from qualified and eligible organizations to manage and implement the activity, “Feed the Future Ethiopia Livelihoods for Resilience.” The program aims to improve Ethiopia’s crop and livestock market systems; increase off-farm economic diversification; expand employment generation; and promote learning and adaptation. USAID intends to award US$60 million to the program over five years. All types of organizations are eligible to apply. Funding Opportunity RFA-663-16-000008. The application deadline is 25 July 2016. Link

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) — Clean Water in Armenia

USAID-Yerevan will fund the project Participatory Utilization and Resource Efficiency of Water (PURE-Water) to improve the quality and use efficiency of water resources in the Ararat Valley. Activities will focus on the participation of Armenian civil society in policy development and small-scale pilot projects for integrated water management. Eligibility for grants extends to local organizations registered in Armenia. Funding Opportunity RFA-111-16-000004. The application deadline is 13 July 2016. Link