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


U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service — African Elephant Conservation Fund 2019

The African Elephant Conservation Fund invites project proposals for the conservation of African elephants. Grants are for applied research, training, conservation management, community outreach, law enforcement, decreased human-wildlife conflicts, and other activities in elephant conservation. Grants range from US$25 thousand to US$250 thousand for conservation projects at priority sites, but requests for smaller grants are […]

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Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund — Implementation Team for the Mountains of Central Asia

The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) invites expressions of interest from eligible parties to promote conservation of biodiversity in the Mountains of Central Asia region. The new program has a total value of US$8 million (approx. 100 grants) and is expected to run for five years. Organizations with experience in biodiversity conservation, sustainable development or […]

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African Union — Support for Youth and Women in Livestock, Fisheries and Agribusiness

The African Union aims to promote the entrepreneurial agribusiness as means for job and wealth creation for Africa’s youth and women. Proposed projects under this call should address actions in the thematic areas of fisheries, aquaculture, animal farming and agribusiness networks. Existing agribusinesses and agribusiness startups may request grants of US$10 thousand or US$20 thousand. […]

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Mastercard Foundation — Scholars Program at KNUST

The Mastercard Foundation provides economically disadvantaged young people in Ghana and Africa with access to university education. The Scholars Program at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology (Ghana) provides financial support (tuition, accommodation, learning materials, transportation and monthly stipend) for studies in all subject areas; however, there is preference for science students (including […]

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Society for International Development — Andrew E. Rice Award 2019

The Andrew E. Rice Award for Leadership and Innovation recognizes the achievements of an exceptional young professional working in the field of international development. Past winners include field research on agriculture strategies and the creation of low-cost digital games that inspire social change. Candidates must be between 22 to 32 years old and have at […]

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West African Science Service Center on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use — Fellowships for Doctoral and Masters Studies

With funding provided by Germany, WASCAL engages in research to help tackle the severe challenges posed by climate change, focusing on West Africa. The WASCAL Graduate Studies Program offers full scholarships to support four master’s and six doctoral programs implemented at ten universities in West African countries. WASCAL’s member countries are Bénin, Burkina Faso, Côte […]

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Small-Scale Initiatives Program — Biodiversity Conservation in Central and Western Africa

The Small-Scale Initiatives Program (PPI) launches a new call for proposals “small grants” projects. Funding will be available to local non-profit projects in Central and Western African countries with the aim contribute to biodiversity conservation and addressing climate change adaptation. The maximum contribution under this call is €40 thousand for projects of up to 15 […]

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Association of Commonwealth Universities — Mobility Grants for Early-Career Academics 2019

The Association of Commonwealth Universities offers staff at ACU member universities the opportunity to attend a relevant conference in a Commonwealth country outside their home region. The scheme is aimed at early-career academics who have not yet had the opportunity to work, study, or travel outside their own country. Grants are up to £2 thousand. […]

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Grassroots Justice Prize — Legal Empowerment for Communities

The Grassroots Justice Prize recognizes grassroots institutions across the globe that are working to put the power of law into people’s hands. Three awards, each of US$10 thousand, are available to non-profit organizations, social enterprises, and public institutions that focus on legal empowerment to tackle poverty, injustice, or other social problems. (Note: These problems may […]

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