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

december2016

Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation — Navjot Sodhi Conservation Research Award

The ATBC makes the Navjot Sodhi Conservation Research Award each year to a student from a developing country.  Eligibility extends to ATBC student members who are nationals of tropical developing countries, and who are conducting research that directly contributes to biodiversity conservation within the tropics. All individuals who have been students within the previous 12 […]

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French Institute for Development Research — Research on Plant Biodiversity

Funded by IRD in collaboration with several other French organizations, the program “Sud Expert Plantes Développement Durable” (SEP2D) aims to reinforce scientific research on plant biodiversity in 22 tropical countries. The eligible countries are distributed across West Africa; Central Africa; Indian Ocean; and Southeast Asia. Research themes in SEP2D are forest biodiversity; mitigation of mining […]

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UK Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs — Darwin Scoping Projects, Round 23

The Darwin Initiative funds capacity building, training, research, and education in support of the major conventions on biodiversity — focusing on the developing world. The program currently invites applications for scoping projects, which are up to £5 thousand. Scoping projects cover travel and accommodations for up to two persons in support of meeting potential partners […]

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U.S. Agency for International Development — Pacific-American Climate Fund

The Pacific-American Climate Fund (PACAM) is a five-year project that provides grants in the developing countries of the Pacific Islands to support measures for climate change adaptation, and that provide additional benefits. The current call for proposals (i.e., Cycle 4) is for projects in Papua New Guinea. Applications are invited from civil society organizations, including […]

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São Paulo Research Foundation — Brazil/USA Research in Biodiversity 2017

The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) invite researchers to submit 5-year projects for scientific cooperation through their programs, BIOTA and Dimensions of Biodiversity. Research projects must integrate the three dimensions of biodiversity: genetic, phylogenetic, and functional. Researchers associated with public or private higher education or research institutions in […]

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Global Thinkers Forum — Mentoring Program 2017

The Global Thinkers Forum brings together a diverse network of thought leaders to share their visions of the future, create meaningful conversations around them, and effect positive change in the world. The program consists of a 10-month mentoring cycle that includes one-on-one sessions between experienced thought leaders with individuals aged between 18 – 29 from […]

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Netherlands Enterprise Agency — Sustainable Water Fund

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency manages the Sustainable Water Fund  (FDW) as a public-private partnership for water safety and water security in developing countries. Projects are collective initiatives between governmental bodies, industries, and NGOs.  The thematic areas are improved access to drinking water and sanitation (including solid waste); efficient and sustainable water use, particularly for agriculture; […]

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United Nations Women’s Guild Vienna — Children’s Charity 2017

The United Nations Women’s Guild annually makes grants to registered charities in support of projects in education and health that benefit disadvantaged children around the world. Past projects include many focusing on clean drinking water in communities and schools.  The maximum grant is €10 thousand. Applications are accepted in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Russian, […]

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Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund — Biodiversity Conservation in Timor-Leste

In support of conservation in the Wallacea Biodiversity Hotspot, CEPF invites letters of inquiry from organizations wishing to work in or affect key biodiversity areas and species in Timor-Leste.  Eligibility for funding extends to NGOs, community groups, private enterprises, universities, and other civil society organizations. Typical grants are US$100 thousand for periods of 12 to […]

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World Bank — Robert S. McNamara Fellowships 2017

The Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program provides up to US$25 thousand for developing country nationals to travel abroad to conduct development-related PhD research under the supervision of a host advisor at a university, research, or development institution in a World Bank member country. The funding is for a period of 6-10 months in any field […]

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