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

UK Arts and Humanities Research Council — Early Career Researcher Project Development Workshop

The GCRF programme launches a new funding scheme for Early Career Researchers (ECRs), supporting research that considers the relationship between young people and civil society organisations (CSO) in post-conflict countries. Over the course of the two-day workshop (25-26 October 2018 in London, UK), participants will develop their project ideas, receive critical feedback and insight from international peers and experts. After the workshop, participants will have 5 weeks to submit their application. (Note: Proposed projects may focus on one or more themes in the area of sustainable development in the categories of the Terra Viva Grants Directory.) ECR Grant Awards range from £15-£30 thousand. The project team grant must be multi-institutional and include at least two Early Career Researchers – one from the UK and one from an ODA-country. The closing date for applications is 23 July 2018. Find out more

African Women’s Development Fund — Empowering African Women

The African Women’s Development Fund supports organizations working towards the empowerment of African women and the achievement of gender equality on the continent. To increase income opportunities for women, projects can work with smallholder women farmers, and address issues of climate change and food security. Applicant organizations must have at least three years of experience, be led by a woman, and have a focus on women’s rights. Grants range from US$20 thousand to US$500 thousand for up to two years. AWDF accepts applications from women’s rights organisations in Africa and the Middle East. Applications are due 24 July 2018. More

British Council — Newton-Mosharafa Science Innovation

The Newton-Mosharafa Fund supports British and Egyptian scientific researchers and innovators to find joint solutions to the challenges facing Egypt in economic development and social welfare through training and researcher mobility schemes. The five focus areas of the currently open call include sustainable water management, renewable energy, and sustainable food production; among two others. The PhD Programme supports Egyptian researchers to do their PhD at UK Higher Education institutions. The call is open until 26 July 2018. Find details here

Smogathon — Technology to Fight Air Pollution

Smogathon aims to fight air pollution through technology. Start-ups will compete for $15 thousand in cash and a contract to implement their innovation in Krakow, Poland. Smogathon welcomes participation from any group worldwide that works as a registered company, start-up, foundation, or research group with a legal entity. The finalists will compete in Krakow during the Global Clean Air Summit in November 2018. The deadline for applications is 15 July 2018. Link

U.S. Department of State — Fisheries Management and Governance

The U.S. Bureau of Oceans – Int. Environmental – Scientific (OES) makes cooperative agreements to support fisheries management and governance in U.S. FTA countries. Projects should focus on improving the science-based management of fisheries; monitoring measures to ensure compliance with fisheries regulations; and combating illegal fishing. OES will award one cooperative agreement of up to US$500 thousand or two cooperative agreements of up to US$250 thousand each. Eligibility is limited to U.S. and foreign non-profit organizations, and educational institutions. Submissions will close on 27 July 2018. Click here

International RiverFoundation — Fellowship for Women in Water Management

The International RiverFoundation invites applications for the Vera Thiess Fellowship for Women. Women from developing countries get the opportunity to gain valuable work experience through the IRF and its partners, with the goal of advancing women’s participation in water and river management. The Foundation offers a 3 to 6 months fellowship consisting of project work, funding for travel and participation in the International Riversymposium (Australia). Applications have to be submitted by 29 July 2018. Find the guidelines for application

Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Tropical Biology — School Gardens for better Nutrition

The Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Tropical Biology (SEAMEO BIOTROP) makes research grants to improve nutrition and entrepreneurial skills of secondary and primary students in Indonesia through school gardens. All primary, secondary, special education and vocational school teachers in Indonesia can apply for the grant. The applicant can either be an individual teacher or a group of teachers. BIOTROP will award a maximum of Rp7 million to each selected proposal. Applications have to be submitted by 31 July 2018. More

Climate and Clean Air Coalition — Climate and Clean Air Awards 2018

The annual Climate and Clean Air Awards are given to recognize exceptional contributions and actions taken by individuals or groups to reduce carbon and methane emissions. Any individual, city, subnational government, national government or private entity taking decisive action on short-lived climate pollutants is encouraged to apply. Entries must be received by 01 July 2018. About the award

Google.org — Google Impact Challenge Nigeria

The Google Impact Challenge Nigeria supports non-profit organizations and social enterprises with game-changing ideas to create economic opportunity in their communities. Finalists get access to Google.org funding, mentorship and resources. Four winners will receive a US$250 thousand grant each and training from Google. Eight additional finalists will receive US$150 thousand. Eligible nonprofits and social enterprises are invited to apply by 04 July 2018. Visit the Impact Challenge

Google.org — Google Impact Challenge South Africa

The Google Impact Challenge South Africa supports non-profit organizations and social enterprises with game-changing ideas to create economic opportunity in their communities. Finalists get access to Google.org funding, mentorship and resources. Four winners will receive a US$250 thousand grant each and training from Google. Eight additional finalists will receive US$150 thousand. Eligible nonprofits and social enterprises are invited to apply by 04 July 2018. Find out how it works