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

Village Capital — Support for Social Entrepreneurs in Africa

Village Capital and the UK Department for International Development (DFID) Impact Programme seek applications for the VilCap Communities Africa program. The program is open to social entrepreneurs across sub-Saharan Africa who need tools, resources and connections to raise funds. To be eligible to apply, the applicant must address countrywide or regional problems, such as agriculture, environmental sustainability and others affecting those in poverty. The deadline to apply for the first cohort is 06 July 2018. About the program

UK Department for International Development — Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships 2019

The UK Department for International Development (DFID) funds the Commonwealth Scholarships for master’s and PhD studies in the UK for citizens of developing Commonwealth countries. Scholarships are awarded annually across all subjects, with priority for applications that demonstrate strong relevance to development. There is a nominating agency for Commonwealth Scholarships in each Commonwealth country, with contact details provided in the announcement. Inquiries about the scholarships should be directed to this agency. There are eight scholarships available for courses in Papua New Guinea, South Africa, South Pacific, and Sri Lanka. The application deadline is 13 July 2018. About the available scholarships

US Department of State — Small Grants for Environmental Protection

The U.S. Department of State announces calls for proposals for its project entitled “Small Grants – Public Participation in Environmental Protection”. The project will be implemented in Chile, Colombia, Peru, Morocco, and Jordan. The purpose of this project is to increase civil society engagement in environmental protection and promote public participation in environmental decision-making. OES/EQT will award one cooperative agreement for up to US$500 thousand covering both Middle East and South America regions or two cooperative agreements for up to US$250 thousand each. Eligibility is limited to non-profit/NGOs subject to section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. tax code, foreign non-profit organizations, educational institutions, and public international organizations. The deadline for applications is 18 July 2018. Find this opportunity

XPRIZE — Design Competition to Solve Challenges

XPRIZE is a nonprofit organization that focuses on designing and implementing innovative competition models to solve the world’s grandest challenges. The organization seeks design concepts that can help solve a global need in one of five Grand Challenge Areas: (1) Off-Grid Energy Access, (2) Feeding the Next Billion, (3) Lifting Farmers out of Poverty; (4) Natural Disaster Prediction; and (5) Saving Coral Reefs. The designers of the best concepts receive mentoring to further refine their concepts and develop them into a project pitch. Participants will be eligible to win prizes up to US$100k in value. The deadline for the submission of concept ideas is 23 July 2018. Find the challenge

European Commission — Social Entrepreneurship in Jordan

The European Commission calls for projects that contribute to poverty reduction and social inclusion of people confined in the informal economy and disadvantaged/marginalised groups. The design of the proposed actions should aim at generating jobs and developing competitive and social enterprises in Jordan. (Note: This may include one or more categories of the Terra Viva Grants Directory). Under this call, grants of up to 2.2 million can be requested. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations established in a Member State of the European Union or Jordan. The deadline for submission concept notes and full applications is 31 July 2018. Find the call

European Commission — Zimbabwe Agricultural Growth Programme

The European Commission calls for concept notes for the Zimbabwe Agricultural Growth Programme (ZAGP). Proposed projects must contribute to the development of a diversified and efficient agriculture sector that promotes inclusive green economic growth. This call for proposals focuses on Animal Health and Food Safety Systems. The grant requested under this call must be between 3 and 3.6 million. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations established in Zimbabwe or in a Member State of the European Union. The deadline for submission concept notes and full applications is 31 July 2018. The call

Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Tropical Biology — Training Courses, Seminars, and Workshops 2018

The Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Tropical Biology (SEAMO BIOTROP) aims to increase the knowledge and skills of ASEAN professionals and students on a wide range of topics in tropical biology. Unless otherwise indicated, training courses are conducted at the SEAMEO BIOTROP headquarter in Bogor, Indonesia. Priority is for nationals of SEAMEO member countries, especially in the sponsored courses. The remaining BIOTROP courses and seminars for 2018 are scheduled from July through October. Application forms should be submitted to the respective course coordinators at least one month in advance of any event. Link

Lush Retail Inc. — Lush Prize 2018

The Lush Prize rewards initiatives across science and campaigning that work to end or replace animal testing. The prize consists of an annual fund of between £250 and £350 thousand. Projects and individuals working towards the goal of replacing animals in product or ingredient safety testing across five strategic areas (1) Lobbying, (2) Public Awareness, (3) Science (4) Training, and (5) Young Researcher are eligible to apply. Nominees can enter themselves or their own organisation. The Lush Prize is open to projects anywhere in the world. The deadline for entries is 04 July 2018. About the Lush Prize

Google.org – Google Impact Challenge Kenya

The Google Impact Challenge Kenya 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. Eligible nonprofits and social enterprises are invited to apply by 04 July 2018. Learn more

Pro Natura Foundation — Applications 2018-2019

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 of up to 1,5 million yen are for one year. Applications from countries outside Japan require the support of a nominator in Japanese language. The deadline for applications is 13 July 2018. Link