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

Roger Williams Park Zoo — Sophie Danforth Conservation Biology Fund

The Sophie Danforth Conservation Biology Fund makes grants of up to US$1 thousand to protect threatened wildlife and habitats worldwide. Priority is for projects that demonstrate a multi-disciplinary approach to ecosystem conservation, and that involve in-country collaborators. Projects must directly affect biological conservation. Applicants can be of any nationality but must be associated with an organization (non-profit, university, etc.) through which they can receive funding. The application deadline is 01 June 2022. About the conservation grants

Skål International — Sustainable Tourism Awards 2022

Skål International announces the call for submission to its 2022 Sustainable Tourism Awards. The idea is to enhance visibility and get recognition of outstanding performance in terms of sustainable and responsible tourism from all over the world. Companies, NGOs, government agencies, and educational institutions worldwide are welcome to submit an entry in one of nine available categories, including ‘Countryside and Biodiversity’ and ‘Marine and Coastal’. Applications close 30 June 2022. Find the guidelines

U.S. Embassy Mogadishu — Small Grants Program

The U.S. Embassy announces assistance for community projects in Somalia. Priority areas include one on mitigating the effects of climate change. Projects should focus on educating the public about the effects of climate change and raise awareness about efforts to mitigate its impact. The average contribution is US$25 thousand per project. The Embassy encourages applications from US, Somali, and international non-profit organizations, educational institutions, and individuals. The deadline for applications is 30 June 2022. More information

U.S. Embassy Nairobi — Small Grants Program

The U.S. Embassy announces funding for projects in advance environmental justice in Kenya. Projects may address the significant and adverse health, environmental, economic, climate, and other cumulative impacts of pollution and environmental degradation, especially on marginalized or underserved communities. Funding will range from US$10 thousand to US$50 thousand per project. The Embassy encourages applications from Kenya-based organizations, institutions, and individuals. They may partner with U.S.-based entities, but the grant recipient must be based in Kenya. The deadline for applications is 30 June 2022. Link

Swiss Innovation Agency — Research and Development

Participants from Switzerland and Brazil are invited to submit joint project proposals for research and development of innovative products and applications with a strong market potential in Switzerland and Brazil. The innovation project should be science-based, targeting to achieve advances in new solutions. The call is open for all scientific disciplines; however, projects in biotech, agriculture, clean energy & water, and sustainable cities and communities are particularly appreciated. The project consortia must include at least one business entity and one research institute from each country. The submission deadline for pre-proposals is 22 June 2022. Switzerland-Brazil Call 2022

Australian Government — Direct Aid Program: Pacific

The Australian Government supports small-scale sustainable development projects and activities in the fields of agriculture; water and sanitation; and others. The Direct Aid Program will support activities for sustainable community development in Micronesia, Palau, and the Marshall Islands. The maximum funding limit is US$20 per project for 12 months. Eligibility extends to community groups, NGOs and academic institutions engaged in development activities on a not-for-profit basis. Submissions close 30 June 2022. Click here for more information

Turtle Conservation Fund — Research and Conservation of Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles

The Turtle Conservation Fund (TCF) makes grants to organizations and individuals worldwide for conservation and research of endangered and critically endangered tortoises and freshwater turtles. TCF lists priority species. Most regular grants are US$2 thousand to US$5 thousand per project. The Fund also makes seed grants of US$1 thousand or less. Application deadlines for both programs are 01 June and 01 December of each year. Know more

Institute of Current World Affairs — Fellowship Program 2022

The Institute of Current World Affairs (ICWA) makes grants to support fellows who carry out self-designed independent studies for a minimum of two years in the developing world. Fellows must hold the promise of enriching public life in the United States by enhancing the understanding of foreign countries, cultures and trends, therefore candidates must show strong and credible ties to U.S. society. Proposals in the fields of environment, climate change, sustainability and conservation are welcome. Candidates who seek fellowships may reside in any developing country. Letters of interest for fellowships in 2023 are due by 15 June 2022. About


Global Biodiversity Information Facility — Young Researchers Award 2022

The Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) invites proposals for the Young Researchers Award to foster innovative research and discovery in biodiversity informatics. GBIF will present awards of €5 thousand each to one master’s student and one doctoral student. Students must apply through and be nominated by a Head of Delegation of a GBIF participant country. The deadline for nominations is 20 June 2022, although some GBIF national delegations are likely to set earlier deadlines. GBIF Young Researchers Award

Raptor Research Foundation — Grants and Awards for 2022

The Raptor Research Foundation (RRF) offers seven categories of grants and awards to members and non-members of the Foundation. Each award or grant has different submission requirements and deadlines. The Amadon, Tully, and Brown grants support raptor research internationally. Past grants include several for raptor research and conservation in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Maximum grant amounts in these categories vary from US$1,000 to US$2,500. Applications are due 30 June of each year. Link