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

World Food Programme — Fighting Hunger Worldwide

The World Food Programme invites game-changing innovations to tackle the climate crisis.  The WFP Innovation Challenge seeks disruptive innovations that strengthen climate change adaptation in food systems and enable greater community resilience. Projects should focus on improving communities’ resilience to external shocks and help them to adapt to the impacts of climate change. Selected teams get an opportunity to develop their projects and receive up to US$ 100 thousand in funding. The application deadline is 26 June 2022. WFP Innovation Challenge

Giving Joy — Micro-Grants for Women Entrepreneurs

Giving Joy makes micro-grants to women who seek to establish or improve their businesses for the benefit of their communities. Applicants can propose activities in any field, trade, occupation, or craft (e.g., agriculture, fisheries, energy, WASH, etc.). Proposed grant activities must have a social benefit to the community. Grants range from US$250 to US$500. Grants support women entrepreneurs worldwide. Giving Joy offers two grant cycles per year with current application deadlines 30 June and 31 December 2022. Giving Joy Grants

Prince Albert II Foundation — Forest Conservation through Local and Indigenous Action

The Prince Albert II Foundation calls for project proposals on forest conservation through the action of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities. The foundation seeks to support conservation of forest ecosystems through the action of indigenous peoples and local communities in Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, South and Southeast Asia, and Pacific islands. Projects should focus on the conservation of high ecological value areas and follow a holistic approach to preserve all elements that make up these natural ecosystems and the biodiversity they contain; fauna, flora, soil, air, human beings. Any financial support requested should not exceed 50% of the total project budget. The Foundation makes grants to civil society organizations, international organizations, private enterprises, and government organizations. Pre-applications will be accepted until 30 June 2022. More here

Prince Albert II Foundation — Strengthen Arctic and Antarctic Marine Protected Areas

The Prince Albert II Foundation accepts applications to strengthen Arctic and Antarctic marine protected areas. The Foundation seeks to better understand climate-induced changes and how these changes affect the global social, economic and environmental systems and double the efforts to protect these fragile ecosystems. Project proposals must focus on the Arctic and Antarctic marine region. Any financial support requested should not exceed 50% of the total project budget. The Foundation makes grants to civil society organizations, international organizations, private enterprises, and government organizations. Applications have to be submitted by 30 June 2022. Link

Prince Albert II Foundation — Biodiversity, Ocean, Climate

The Prince Albert II Foundation calls for projects on the implementation of nature-based solutions that promote coastal resilience to climate change and biodiversity loss. Priority geographic areas under this call are the Mediterranean region, Polar regions, and Least Developed Countries. Any financial support requested should not exceed 50% of the total project budget. The Foundation makes grants to civil society organizations, international organizations, private enterprises, and government organizations. Pre-applications are due 30 June 2022. Details

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives — Community Projects in Mozambique, Malawi and Eswatini

The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives invites proposals that meet the needs of local communities in Mozambique, Malawi and Eswatini. The priorities under this call include women’s economic rights, decent jobs and entrepreneurship, and investing in the poorest and most vulnerable (which may include agriculture or aquaculture projects), as well as environment, climate action focusing on adaptation and mitigation, and water management. The average contribution is C$25 thousand to C$50 thousand per project. Eligibility extends to local community organizations, non-profit organizations, and academic institutions. The deadline for submission is 17 June 2022. Details here

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives — Community Projects in Burkina Faso

The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives invites proposals that meet the needs of local communities in Burkina Faso. The priorities under this call include women’s economic rights, decent jobs and entrepreneurship, and investing in the poorest and most vulnerable (which may include agriculture or aquaculture projects). The average contribution is C$25 thousand to C$35 thousand per project. Eligibility extends to local community organizations, non-profit organizations, and academic institutions. The deadline for submission is 20 June 2022. Details here

InfoNile — Workshop: Reporting on Rivers and Biodiversity in the Nile Basin

InfoNile invites applications for training, workshop and mentorship on Reporting on Rivers and Biodiversity in the Nile Basin. The weeklong workshop in Uganda will feature presentations, field trips, discussions, practical sessions, and group activities. Successful journalists will receive transport to Uganda and back to their home country, accommodation including meals for the duration of the workshop, and grants to produce their stories. Reporters and editors from Egypt, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, Uganda, Sudan, South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo are invited to apply. Story pitches can be submitted until 20 June 2022. Details here

U.S. Agency for International Development — Partnerships in WASH

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) aims to engage locally based new and underutilized partners to diversify partnerships in WASH. The purpose of this activity is to improve governance of water resources and services and improve equitable access to water used for productive purposes. The total estimated award to be issued under this activity is US$14.6 million. Legally registered organizations are eligible to apply as implementing partners. The closing date for applications is 23 June 2022. Know more

French Development Agency — Biodiversity Partners Program

The Biodiversity Partners Program (BiPP) is a training course with focus on biodiversity regeneration and nature based solutions with the aim to support the implementation of pro-nature projects. The program is for organizations (companies, institutions, etc.) and entrepreneurs who develop or support projects that will have an impact on biodiversity. Eligibility extends to Southern African projects holders in Namibia, Angola, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Malawi, Zambia, and Botswana. Participation in the program is free. The application deadline is 27 June 2022. Link to BiPP