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

ProposalsforNGOs — Small Grant Competition 2019

ProposalsforNGOs, an initiative by FundsforNGOs, invites applications for the “Small Grant Competition” aimed at NGOs around the world. The contest aims to help grassroots NGOs to develop a project idea to reality by submitting a one-page concept note. The winner will be awarded US$500 as well as a copy of the resource guide ‘The NGO Guide to Proposal Writing: The complete ‘How to’ for everything proposal related’. The deadline for submission is 03 May 2019. Link

U.S. National Fish and Wildlife Foundation — Monarch Butterfly Conservation Fund 2019

The Monarch Butterfly Conservation Fund supports efforts to increase the population numbers of monarch butterflies in North America (USA, Mexico, Canada). The priority is projects in the eastern population’s migratory flyway. Proposals are also invited for projects in the western USA, Canada, and Mexico. Grants are up to two years in length, and will generally range from US$50 thousand to US$300 thousand. The funding is available for activities that fall within the areas of habitat restoration and improvement. The program requires matching funds of at least 1:1. The deadline for pre-proposals is 09 May 2019. Find the 2019 RFP

United States Government — ASEAN Science Prize for Women

The 2019 ASEAN-U.S. Science Prize for Women seeks to identify and recognize ASEAN-based, early to mid-career women who are using applied sciences in the theme of the “Circular Economy”. The top two finalists will be invited to compete in a pitch competition during an ASEAN Ministerial event in Singapore in October 2019. The overall winner will receive $20 thousand. Eligibility extends to female scientists from any ASEAN member state under the age of 40. Applications are accepted until 24 May 2019. Know more

U.S. Department of State — Building Cooperation to Combat Wildlife Trafficking Between Africa and Asia

The U.S. Department of State seeks proposals to improve cooperation between governments in Africa and Asia to combat wildlife trafficking and implement joint action to dismantle the transnational networks that perpetrate these crimes. The project budget must fall between US$500 thousand and US$950 thousand. Eligible organizations include U.S. and overseas based non-profit organizations (NGOs) or educational institutions. The closing date for applications is 29 May 2019. Click here

European Commission — Youth Participation to Tackle Climate Change in Egypt

The European Commission aims to increase the participation of Egyptian CSOs in climate change mitigation and adaptation efforts. One of the priorities under this call is promoting the participation of youth in climate change mitigation and adaptation (circular economy, small scale renewable energy projects, water management, solid waste management etc.). Grants requested under this call for proposals must fall between €450 thousand and €1 million. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations registered in Egypt or the European Union. The deadline for submission of concept notes is 13 May 2019. Click here

Flemish Inter-University Council — Calls for Proposals 2020

VLIR-UOS is the secretariat of Flemish universities for development cooperation, with funding by Belgian Development Cooperation. VLIR-UOS announces cooperation activities for 2020 between its member universities and partner universities and networks in the developing world. The partner countries are Bolivia, Cambodia, DR Congo, Ecuador, Indonesia, Kenya, Morocco, Peru, Philippines, South Africa, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Vietnam. Current calls include the JOINT (€ 90 thousand) and South Initiatives (€ 70 thousand), each with a deadline on 14 May 2019. Find more

European Commission — Tackling Climate Change in Rwanda

The European Commission seeks to support small-scale and innovative actions by Rwandan CSOs in the field of human rights and democracy. One of the priorities under this call is tackling climate change and mitigating its adverse effects. Grants requested under this call for proposals must fall between €300 thousand and €550 thousand. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations registered in Rwanda or the European Union. The deadline for submission of concept notes is 14 May 2019. Click for details

European Commission — Solving Conflicts over Natural Resources in Kenya

The European Commission to strengthen the capacity of civil society organisations in Kenya in addressing the conflicts revolving around land tenure and access to natural resource. The following activities will be supported under this call: capacity building, land mediation initiatives involving local communities, projects of women’s and youth organisation, research, awareness raising and advocacy activities. Grants requested under this call for proposals must fall between €500 thousand and €1 million. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations registered in anywhere in the world. (Note: If the lead applicant is not established in Kenya, it must act with minimum one co-applicant established in Kenya.) The deadline for submission of concept notes is 14 May 2019. Link

U.S. Mission to South Africa — Reducing Demand for Wildlife

The U.S. Embassy South Africa invites organizations to submit applications to carry out a public marketing campaign for audiences in South Africa for illicit wildlife products (rhino horn, elephant ivory, pangolins, vultures, and other trafficked flora and fauna). The campaign should focus on the historic South African cultural and natural heritage value of these threatened/endangered species as shown through literature, song, art, storytelling, etc. A Grant of US$30 thousand is available under this call. Eligibility extends to universities and non-profit organizations. The application deadline is 31 May 2019. Learn more

U.S. Department of State — Go Green on Campuses and in Surrounding Communities

The U.S. Department of State announces an exchange program between South African and American undergraduate students and nearby youth community leaders. The program provides grants to projects with the aim to organize sessions on aspects of environmental preservation/conservation and help participants to develop a plan to implement a conservation/environmental preservation plan on their campuses and in their communities. Grants may range from US$60 thousand to a maximum of US$90 thousand. The deadline for applications is 31 May 2019. More