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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 […]

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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 […]

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LEDS Global Partnership — Fellowships on Low-Emission Development Strategies

The LEDS Global Partnership offers fellowships for individuals and teams of practitioners to be embedded with leading institutions to learn practical lessons that they can apply to low-emission development strategies and/or nationally determined contributions in their home countries. Fellowships will be awarded to individuals or groups of national or sub-national government officials who play a […]

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Canada Fund for Local Initiatives — Grants for Civil Society in Belarus

The Canadian Embassy in Poland invites proposals for the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives, with a focus on Belarus. The program is open to NGOs and and other types of community groups for projects that include addressing climate change and enhancing environmental sustainability. Grants are up to CAD $25 thousand, with a preference for requests […]

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British Council — Research Workshops

The British Council announces workshops that convene UK researchers with partners in other countries. Among the workshops that have deadlines beyond the date of this posting are: Kazakhstan, low-carbon energy (deadline 15 July 2016); India, water purification (deadline 15 July 2016); Brazil, water/sanitation/energy (deadline 15 July 2016); Brazil, renewable energy (deadline 22 July 2016); Kazakhstan, […]

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West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development — Young Agricultural Entrepreneurs in Africa

In collaboration with the Islamic Development Bank, the West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF/WECARD) invites applications for a one-year mentoring process on agricultural technologies and innovations. The program aims to reach 1,000 “agripreneurs” in West and Central Africa. Candidates are expected to have a business idea or a start-up related […]

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Japan Water Forum — Small Grants for Water Projects 2016

The Japan Water Forum makes small grants to grassroots organizations in least-developed countries. Activities for funding support include innovative solutions for water and sanitation, and risk reduction for water-related disasters. Grants are up to US$1 thousand. The application deadline is 31 July 2016. Link

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Canada Fund for Local Initiatives — Community Projects in East Africa

The Canada Fund for local initiatives invites proposals that meet the needs of local communities in any one of the following countries: Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, and Uganda. The priorities include one on addressing climate change and enhancing environmental sustainability, i.e., related to climate mitigation and adaptation, wildlife protection, and efforts to deter wildlife and […]

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Pro Natura Foundation — Applications 2016-2017

The Pro Natura Foundation makes grants to individuals and organizations for nature conservation in Japan and developing countries. This program is focused on scientific research concerning the conservation of biodiversity and the relationship between humans and the environment. Grants are for one year. Applications from countries outside Japan require the support of a nominator in […]

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