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

Partnership for Economic Policy (PEP) — Testing to Evaluate Development Programs and Policies

PEP is a global partnership of development researchers, practitioners, institutes, and international organizations to promote research on policies to combat poverty. PEP will make grants for randomized control trials to test new programs or policy interventions in several thematic areas, including one on productivity in rural sectors. Each of four teams will benefit from a PEP support grant which includes mentoring, financial support up to US$100 thousand, and various other benefits. All team members must be developing country nationals and reside in a developing country during the full course of the project. The deadline for submitting expressions of interest is 06 June 2016. Link

U.S. Department of State — Reducing Mercury Use in Andean Gold Mining

The U.S. State Department plans to award up to US$145 thousand for 18 months to design and test mobile training centers to reduce mercury use in small-scale gold processing in Bolivia and Peru. Eligibility for funding extends to higher educational institutions and research centers in the USA that have established relationships with regional institutions and/or organizations. The closing date for applications is 13 June 2016. Link

Toyota Motor Corporation — Toyota Environmental Activities Grant Program 2016

Toyota makes grants to support environmental activities implemented by nonprofit organizations. The themes are “biodiversity conservation” and “counter measures to global warming.” Grants are made in Japan and internationally. The international program is open to applicants in Japan, and to international partners in collaboration with Japanese groups. The application deadline is 17 June 2016. Link