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.

Student Energy Summit — Video Contest

The Student Energy Summit announces a video contest focused on the theme “Reimagining the Future with Renewable Energy.” The winners of the video contest will receive fully-funded participation in the Student Energy Summit 2023 in Abu Dhabi (November 2023). The competition is open to contestants 18-30 years old from all over the world. The deadline for submissions is 31 December 2022. Details here

Waterloo Foundation — Environment Fund: Tropical Rainforests

The Waterloo Foundation manages an Environment Fund that supports projects to manage and conserve tropical rainforests. Applications are invited from UK charities in partnerships with local organizations in the developing world, and from non-UK organizations that can provide suitable references in the UK. The majority of grants range from £50 thousand to £100 thousand for projects of up to three years. Application deadlines are 01 June and 01 December 2023. About the Fund

Morris Animal Foundation — Kelp Forest Ecosystems Program

The Morris Animal Foundation announces a new funding opportunity for conservationists interested in applying genetic insight to the protection and management of kelp ecosystems. The Foundation is accepting Wild Genomes proposals focused on species that live within kelp forests. Applications for the Kelp Forest Ecosystems Program are due 16 December 2022. Details

Mekong Commons — Writing Workshop

Mekong Commons invites applications for our 3-day online writeshop to be held in February 2023. Selected applicants will receive a grant to participate in the online workshop to learn about writing engaging stories, and to plan, research and finish their article about current environmental and development topics in the Mekong Region. The call is open for all writers and researchers based in the Mekong Region. The application deadline is 21 December 2022. Mekong Commons Writing Workshop

Asian Development Bank — Innovative Policy Research Award

The Innovative Policy Research Award promotes the application of innovative empirical research in economics to support evidence-based policies for addressing key development challenges in Asia and the Pacific. There is no restriction on topics or themes. The author of the award-winning paper will receive a US$7 thousand grant. Researchers from any country may apply, but the policy solutions must be relevant for an Asian Development Bank developing member country. Submissions are due no later than 31 December 2022. Innovative Policy Research Award

The Green Web Foundation — Green Web Fellowship

The Green Web Foundation seeks practitioners for a paid part-time fellowship of 10 months. Successful fellows will deliver a project that contributes to the digital rights and climate justice movements. Fellows participate in workshops on effective climate communication, digital sustainability and more. Fellows receive a stipend of €8,400 and a project budget of €2,500 to pay for materials, travel and other expenses related to their proposed project. The call for applications closes on 08 December 2022. Know more

Connect4Climate — Climate Ambassador Program

Connect4Climate invites young professionals to apply to the 2023 Max Thabiso Edkins Climate Ambassador Program (MTECAP). The MTECAP is a six-month online program that offers a mix of technical and hands-on sessions providing young ambassadors with in-depth knowledge to implement meaningful climate action both in their communities and globally. Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 35. Applications have to be received by 10 December 2022. Climate Ambassador Program

Land Innovation Fund — Deforestation-free Agriculture

The Land Innovation Fund (LIF) invites proposals for the implementation of projects that present innovative solutions to address urgent issues on climate and environmental agendas for sustainable, low-carbon, deforestation-free agriculture. This call focuses on the sustainable and deforestation-free soy supply chain in South America’s Cerrado, Gran Chaco, and Amazon biomes. The funding amounts vary depending on the complexity of each proposal, ranging from US$500 thousand to US$2 million. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations, academic institutions, local agricultural cooperatives and businesses. Proposals are due 11 December 2022. More information

Ramsar Regional Center – East Asia — Wetland Fund 2023

The Ramsar Regional Center – East Asia (RRC-EA) accepts project proposals for funding support under the RRC-EA Wetland Fund 2023. Wetland advocates from the region are invited to apply for small grants in line with the following thematic areas: (1) Wetland Conservation; and (2) Celebration of World Wetlands Day. RRC-EA will support up to 4 projects under Thematic Area 1 with a budget of US$10 thousand each, and up to 3 projects under Thematic Area 2 with a budget of US$5 thousand each. Applicants can be practitioners, policy makers, researchers, local community leaders, media, or NGOs based in East, Southeast, and South Asia. Applications have to be submitted by 16 December 2022. Details here

U.S. African Development Foundation — Business Support Kenya

The United States African Development Foundation (USADF) invites applications for grant financing from small and medium businesses and producer groups in Kenya. Applications are open to African-owned registered private entities. Business owners can apply for up to US$50 thousand in grant financing and local support to develop their business. The application deadline is 21 December 2022. More info here