The Terra Viva Grants Directory develops and manages information about grants for agriculture, energy, environment.

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. Department of State — Air Quality Management in East Africa

The Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, U.S. State Department, announces the “Air Quality Management Community of Practice in East Africa” program. The project targets government entities with the intend to develop, adopt, and implement focused air quality management policies. The program intends to provide US$296,296 in funding to be used for monitoring air pollution, collecting data for policy relevant analysis, and assessing the health impacts, energy, agricultural or other economic benefits of air quality improvements. Countries eligible for funding under this award include: Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, and Uganda. Eligibility is limited to U.S. and foreign non-profit organizations, educational institutions, and public international organizations. The application deadline is 31 May 2020. Link

German Government — International Climate Initiative Southeast Asia

Germany’s International Climate Initiative (IKI) supports projects on climate change mitigation and adaptation, sustainable energy, and biodiversity projects with climate relevance in Indonesia, Thailand, and Vietnam. The programs should have a funding volume between €8 million and €20 million (depending on thematic focus area and country of implementation). Non-governmental organisations, business enterprises, universities and research institutions from Germany and abroad are eligible to apply. Program outlines can be submitted until 14 May 2020. Find funding information

UK Research Councils — Commercial Products for Sustainable Development

The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) will invest up to £9.3 million in demonstration-stage projects of commercial products and solutions that have the potential to transform lives in developing countries. The project must be relevant to one of 10 Sustainable Development Goals listed in the announcement, including SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation; SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities; SDG 13: Climate Action; SDG 14: Life below Water; SDG 15: Life on Land. The maximum grant award per project is £60 thousand. The lead applicant must be a UK business and will distribute any funding to international (non-UK) partners. The deadline for applications is 07 May 2020. Find GCRF

Active Citizens Fund — Funding for Croatian CSOs

The Active Citizens Fund calls for proposals from Croatian CSOs active in the area of environment and climate change. Additional priority areas include human rights and social justice. The maximum contribution per project is between €90 thousand and €150 thousand (10% of co-financing is required). Projects may have a duration of 24-36 months. The call targets civil society organizations with sufficiently effective management and governing processes capable of developing complex project interventions. The deadline for submission of concept notes is 11 May 2020. Link

United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification — UNCCD Land Heroes Contest

UNCCD invites young changemakers to participate in a social media campaign trending under #UNCCDLandHeroes and #FoodFeedFibre. Participants are invited to submit a short text with a photo or video proposing specific solution to limit the footprint that current production and consumption of food, feed and fibre leave on the land. The contest is open to youth (15-30 years old) worldwide. A US$500 cash price will be awarded to one of participating UNCCD Land Heroes. The deadline to participate is 15 May 2020. Link to contest rules

European Commission — Civil Society Development in Georgia

The European Commission seeks to strengthen the civil society in Georgia and promote human rights and fundamental freedoms. One priority area (Lot 4) under the current call is climate change and mitigating its adverse effects, including negative impacts of environmental degradation on the public health. Applicants may request between €800 thousand and €1 million under Lot 4. Eligibility extends to non-profit, civil society organizations. Deadline for submission of concept notes is 15 May 2020. Here

European Commission — Civil Society Development in Armenia

The European Commission seeks to strengthen non-governmental actors and promote cooperation between civil society organisations to contribute to social change and sustainable development in Armenia. One priority area is Sustainable and Green Development (Lot 3) in terms of climate change adaptation, environmental protection and sustainable management of local resources. Applicants may request between €500 thousand and €700 thousand under Lot 3. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations. Deadline for submission of concept notes is 15 May 2020. Find details

Government of India — India-South Korea Scientific and Technological Cooperation

The governments of India and South Korea invite joint research proposals under the India-South Korea Scientific and Technological Cooperation Program. Scientists and researchers are invited to submit proposals for joint research projects in the following areas: Green Mobility, Engineering Sciences, Materials Science & Technology, and Renewable Energy. The program is open to researchers, scientists, institutions located in India or the Republic of Korea. The duration of each project should be three years. Closing date to receive joint projects is 08 May 2020. Link to additional information

U.S. Department of State — Call to Implement the YSEALI Professional Fellows Program

The Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) is a professional development exchange for community leaders from ASEAN countries in the fields of civic engagement, NGO management, economic empowerment, governance, legislative process, and environmental and natural resources management. The Program will bring at least 200 emerging leaders, ages 25-35, from Southeast Asia to the United States to participate in leadership and professional development activities. The total funding available is US$4.2 million. Eligibility extends to US public and private non-profit organizations. The application deadline is 11 May 2020. Click here

U.S. Department of State — Combating Wildlife Trafficking (Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines)

The U.S. Department of State aims to reduce the poaching and illegal trade of wildlife between Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines. The program will provide funding of up to US$1.6 million and include technical assistance to: 1) increase interdiction of trafficked wildlife; 2) build investigative and enforcement functions; and 3) develop cross-border regional cooperation. Eligibility extends to US based and international non-profit organizations (NGOs) or educational institutions. The application deadline is 13 May 2020. Find the call