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

Unleash — Incubation Program for Entrepreneurs

UNLEASH Plus is a global 6-month incubation program for entrepreneurs working on social or environmental challenges, in line with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). The program provides teams with the right skills, mindsets, and resources to test and launch their solutions, and design them for large-scale impact. Teams will explore real-life challenges within the SDG themes, before defining specific problems and coming up with solutions. The top teams will present their solutions to investors and experts. The program is open to all youth entrepreneurs looking to advance solutions that address the SDGs. The application deadline is 25 July 2021. UNLEASH Plus

International Fund for Agricultural Development — Digital Advisory Services

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) seeks international organizations to receive a three-year IFAD grant financing to implement the project: Digital Advisory Services to Support Accelerated Rural Transformation for a total amount of up to US$2 million. Goal is the sustainable integration of proven ICT4D solutions that can improve the economic and social conditions of the rural poor, including women and youth. Deadline to receive proposals is 13 August 2021. However, interested institutions are requested to confirm their intention to submit a proposal by 28 July 2021. Find the call

InfoNile — COVID-19 Pandemic and Water Crisis

InfoNile seeks proposals for in-depth reporting on the Impacts of Covid-19 on irrigation and water access and use by farmers. The program invites journalists (TV journalists and local radio journalists) to investigate agriculture water supply, sanitation, and hygiene (AgriWASH). InfoNile is interested in multimedia stories focusing on how Covid-19 is impacting agricultural water management in the Nile basin countries. Most grants will be around US$1,000. Eligibility extends to all countries in Africa’s Nile River basin, especially arid Egypt and Sudan as well as drought-ridden areas of Kenya, Ethiopia and Uganda. Story pitches can be submitted until 31 July 2021. Details here

World Academy of Sciences — TWAS Arab Regional Award

The TWAS Regional Awards recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to popularize science, and have developed new strategies that serve the popularization of science and technology in developing countries. The winner will receive a US$3,000 cash award. Eligibility extends to Arab scientists with significant research achievements in the field of Science and Technology. Self nominations are not allowed. All nominations must be received by 25 July 2021. Details here

Earth Journalism Network — Climate Change Media Partnership

The Earth Journalism Network seeks 20 journalists from developing countries, including 12 journalists from the Asia-Pacific region, to report in-person at COP26 (Glasgow, November 2021). The fellowship covers economy-class airfare, hotel, meals, and transportation. Prior to the start of COP26, fellows will receive resources and technical support to help prepare for reporting at the conference. Eligibility extends to professional journalists from or representing an established media house. The application deadline is 30 July 2021. COP26 Reporting Fellowships

African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Next Einstein Initiative — Women in Climate Change Science

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI) seeks applications for the AIMS-NEI Fellowships for Women in Climate Change Science to increase women’s contribution to a more sustainable societal response to climate change. Applications are invited from female scientists currently residing anywhere in the world. The fellowship is worth up to US$35 thousand. The application deadline is the 31 July 2021. AIMS-NEI Fellowships

ASEAN Centre for Energy — ASEAN Energy Youth Awards 2021

The ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE) announces the ASEAN Energy Youth Awards (AEYA) in recognition of young students’ valuable contribution to sustainable development and energy transition. The winners and runners-up will be invited to the 39th of ASEAN Ministers on Energy Meeting in September 2021 and receive small cash prizes. The awards are open to enrolled high school and university/college students from ASEAN countries. The submission deadline of entries is 31 July 2021. ASEAN Energy Youth Awards

Cultural Survival — Community Radio Transmitters

Cultural Survival supports Indigenous community radio projects. The Community Radio Transmitters Call gives Indigenous community radio stations the chance to acquire transmitters and complementary equipment. The maximum grant amount awarded will be US$4 thousand. Eligibility extends to Indigenous community radio stations in Latin America, Namibia, Botswana, Nigeria, South Africa, Nepal, and India. The deadline for submitting proposals is 03 July 2021. Click here

Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa — Women Agri-Enterprises

The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) plans to implement activities geared towards catalyzing women to women supplier and mentorship relationships, to create market and learning networks among women-led agri-businesses (VALUE4HER program). The VALUE4HER Innovation Grant is open to women-led/owned agribusinesses that are incorporated in an African country. The maximum available grant per agri-business is US$9 thousand. The deadline for receipt of applications is 17 July 2021. VALUE4HER

U.S. African Development Foundation — Small Business Support

The U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF) invites applications for grant financing and local support from small and medium enterprises, cooperatives, and producer groups in Kenya. Each SME will receive up to a maximum of US$50 thousand, plus technical support. Applications must be submitted by 22 July 2021. SME support Kenya