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

december2018

Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council — Biotechnology for a Sustainable Bioeconomy

This call offers funding for biotechnologies and transnational collaborative research projects. Proposals should address the sustainable production of different types of feedstocks and bioresources into value-added products or the development of sustainable industrial processes and supply services. BBSRC contributes up to £2 million under this call. To be eligible, each consortium must involve at least […]

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U.S. Department of State — Professional Fellows Program for Latin America and the Caribbean

The U.S. Department of State invites proposal submissions for the Special Professional Fellows Program for Latin America and the Caribbean in support of the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI). The global exchange program will support approx. 250 social entrepreneurs from Latin America and the Caribbean in a five to six-week Fellowship program, including […]

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UNDP and UNESCO — Writing Competition for Young Journalists

UNDP and UNESCO jointly launch the “IATI Research Challenge for Journalists” – a research and writing competition for journalists around the world aged between 15 and 25. Journalists should investigate how their country (or a country of their choice) is progressing towards meeting the Sustainable Development Goals and explore how funds for development are being […]

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German Embassy — Small-Scale Project Funding for Bangladesh

Germany has provided government funding of approx. €2.7 billion for bilateral development projects in Bangladesh. Focus areas under this call are Renewable Energy, Climate Change, and Human Rights. Organizations may apply for up to €14 thousand. Project proposals may be submitted to the Embassy as hard copy by 31 December 2018. Small-Scale Project Funding 2019

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World Wildlife Fund U.S. — Reforestation Grants

With funding from the UPS Foundation, WWF’s Russell E. Train Education for Nature program offers grants for forest landscape restoration. Applications are requested from legally registered local organizations in the following eco-regions: Amazon and Tropical Andes, Borneo and Sumatra, Coastal East Africa, Congo Basin, Eastern Himalayas, Greater Mekong, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mesoamerican Reef, Namibia, and Uganda. […]

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FoodShot Global — Groundbreaking Soil Innovations

Foodshot Global welcomes nominations for the Groundbreaker Prize. The competition invites entrepreneurs, researchers, and advocates to submit their business, research, or policy proposals for innovative soil solutions in sustainable agriculture for funding consideration. The winner will receive US$500 thousand to further develop or implement their idea. Nominations and applications will be accepted until 01 December 2018. […]

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Stanford University – Summer Fellowships for Future Leaders 2019

The Draper Hills Summer Fellowship on Democracy and Development Program is a three-week academic training program for mid-career practitioners in the fields of democracy, development, and the rule of law. Applicants can be working as policy-makers, academics, legal professionals, social entrepreneurs, business entrepreneurs, and leaders of civil society organization. Participating emerging leaders are expected to […]

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MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab — Arab Start-Up Competition 2019

The Arab Startup Competition is a yearly competition run by the MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab in three different tracks: Ideas; Startups; and Social Entrepreneurship. Previous winners include examples in agricultural irrigation, transportation efficiency, and other green themes. The winning entrepreneurs are awarded prizes worth more than US$160 thousand as well as training, mentorship, coaching, […]

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Smithsonian Institution — MarineGEO Postdoctoral Fellowship 2019

The Smithsonian’s Tennenbaum Marine Observatories Network invites proposals for postdoctoral fellowships that will advance the goals of the Marine Global Earth Observatory (MarineGEO). MarineGEO focuses on global-scale, long-term study of coastal biodiversity and ecosystems. Current sites in the network are located in the USA, Belize, and Panama. The maximum award is US$65 thousand per year. […]

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Audubon Naturalist Society — Small Grants for Conservation Projects

The Crowder-Messersmith Conservation Fund makes grants for local conservation projects in developing countries. The grants are intended as seed money for communities and individuals. The Fund especially invites applications from the developing countries. Grants are a maximum of US$2 thousand for one year. Applications are accepted through 15 December 2018. Find out how to apply

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