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

Thomson Reuters Foundation — Rural Poverty and Agriculture

The Thomson Reuters Foundation invites journalists from West Africa to register for a workshop on rural poverty and agriculture. The program will build the capacity of journalists to cover food security, food production, markets and climate issues. Applicants must be full-time journalists or regular contributors working for media organizations based in the following countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Guinea, Côte d’Ivoire, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal or Togo. The application deadline is 20 June 2022. Reporting on Rural Poverty and Agriculture

Auckland Zoo — Small Grants Program

The Auckland Zoo’s Conservation Fund calls for proposals to support wildlife conservation in New Zealand and developing countries. The Fund offers relatively small levels of funding for ongoing projects or pilot programs with clear conservation value. The current round of funding focuses on projects conserving the world’s most threatened species. Applicants can be based anywhere in the world. Grants are up to a maximum of NZD$5 thousand, but most grants are smaller. The application must represent a minimum of 25% of the project’s overall budget. Applications close on 24 June 2022. More information about the Small Grants Program

International Centre for development oriented Research in Agriculture — International Courses for Agricultural Professionals 2022

The International Centre for development oriented Research in Agriculture (ICRA) supports education and capacity strengthening in agriculture and the rural sector in the developing world. ICRA offers specialized training courses for agricultural professionals each year. ICRA’s courses qualify for OKP/MSP scholarships funded by the Dutch government. Each scholarship program has separate application deadlines. The deadline for the Orange Knowledge Program (OKP) scholarship application is 28 June 2022. Details here

Slovak Republic — Small Grants for Projects in the Ukraine

SlovakAid supports small-scale projects in various sectors, including the sustainable use of natural resources. This includes projects with focus on drinking water supply, wastewater treatment, raising environmental awareness, alternative energy sources, increasing resilience to natural disasters, including climate change, soil protection, halting the loss of biodiversity, protecting ecosystems, and restoring degraded ecosystems. The current call supports local projects in the Ukraine in accordance with the Strategy of the Slovak Republic for International Development Cooperation. The maximum financial support per project is €10 thousand with a maximum project duration of 6-12 months. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations and local authorities in the Ukraine. The deadline for submission of project proposals is 30 June 2022. Click here

Global Good Fund — Fellowship Program 2023

The Global Good Fund Fellowship is a 12-month leadership development program for young social entrepreneurs who remain in their workplaces. Each fellow is offered mentoring; resources for leadership assessment; a peer network; and financial support. Past fellows represent enterprises for agriculture; environment; solar energy; and other green development. The program is open to applications worldwide. Candidates should be under age 40. The pre-application deadline (Phase 1) is 30 June 2022. Link to the Global Good Fund

Swiss National Science Foundation — Consolidator Grants 2022

The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) supports scientific research in all academic disciplines. SNSF Consolidator Grants 2022 are aimed at researchers (based in Switzerland or abroad) who plan to apply for an ERC Consolidator Grant in 2022. Successful applicants will be able to conduct research in Switzerland and consolidate their scientific independence. The scheme is open to all fields of research and researchers of any nationality. Applicants can request a budget of up to CHF 1.75 million for a maximum of 5 years. Additional funding of up to CHF 870 thousand may be requested for specific costs. The application deadline is 01 June 2022. Know more

RFIEA Foundation — Agriculture & Food, Environment Fellowship

The RFIEA Foundation launches a call for applications of the French Institutes for Advanced Study (FIAS) Fellowship Program. For the 2023-2024 academic year, FIAS Fellowship Program offers 28 fellowship positions: 13 in Paris, 4 in Nantes, 3 in Montpellier, 10 in Lyon, 3 in Loire Valley,  and 4 in Aix-Marseille. The call is open to all disciplines in social sciences and the humanities and all research fields. The fellowship covers a living allowance of €2,700 per month, accommodation or support for relocation, an individual research and training budget equivalent to €2,500 per year, and travel expenses. Researchers from all countries are eligible but they have to have spent no more than 12 months in France during the three years prior to the application deadline. The application platform will accept applications until 02 June 2022. Click here

U.S. Department of State — Combating Wildlife Trafficking in the Dominican Republic

The United States Agency for International Development seeks applications from qualified entities to implement the “Combating Wildlife Trafficking” program. USAID aims to reduce threats to biodiversity in the Caribbean region by reducing the illegal collection and poaching of wildlife for international trade related to demand for pets or collections, food, medicines, jewelry and crafts. The overall funding amount is anticipated at US$3 million. Eligibility for this award is not restricted. Applications have to be received by 03 June 2022. Details

 

Fisheries and Oceans Canada — Sustainable Fisheries Solutions & Retrieval Support

The Sustainable Fisheries Solutions and Retrieval Support Contribution Program (Ghost Gear Fund) supports actions that prevent and mitigate the risk of ghost fishing and encourage the development of sustainable fishing practices domestically (Canada) and abroad. The Ghost Gear Fund will also support fish harvesters to acquire new gear technologies to reduce the occurrence of gear loss. Typical Ghost Gear Fund contributions can be expected in the range of C$50 thousand to C$1 million. Eligible recipients include Canadian and international charitable organizations, companies, Indigenous organizations/communities, academic institutions, and Canadian individuals. Interested proponents are encouraged to submit their applications by 06 June 2022. Ghost Gear Fund

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives — Community Projects in Mongolia

The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives invites proposals that meet the needs of local communities in Mongolia. 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$12 thousand to C$20 thousand per project. Eligibility extends to local community organizations, non-profit organizations, and academic institutions. The deadline for submission is 06 June 2022. CFLI Mongolia