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

100+ Accelerator — Climate Action Challenge

100+ Accelerator seeks companies that create products and goods that people use every day to be more proactive in reducing their greenhouse gas emissions. The Accelerator delivers 6 months of remote training to accelerate the collaboration and growth of cohort companies. Participants have access to mentor networks and may receive up to US$100 thousand toward pilot execution. The deadline to apply is 31 May 2021. Climate Action Challenge

100+ Accelerator — Water Stewardship

100+ Accelerator seeks startups that have solutions to create and implement sustainable and energy-efficient practices to build a more water secure world. The Accelerator delivers 6 months of remote training to accelerate the collaboration and growth of cohort companies. Participants have access to mentor networks and may receive up to US$100 thousand toward pilot execution. The deadline to apply is 31 May 2021. Water Stewardship

100+ Accelerator — Smart Agriculture

100+ Accelerator seeks collaborative partnerships with the farmers who produce high yielding and quality crops sustainably. The Accelerator delivers 6 months of remote training to accelerate the collaboration and growth of cohort companies. Participants have access to mentor networks and may receive up to US$100 thousand toward pilot execution. The deadline to apply is 31 May 2021. Smart Agriculture

STEAM Future Makers — Clean Energy Competition

STEAM Future Makers seeks ideas and creative solutions for clean, sustainable, and accessible energy. This competition is open to anyone above 18 years of age from anywhere in the world. Individual contestants are encouraged, however teams of up to three people are allowed to participate via one submission. Ten finalists will be selected and awarded US$1,000 each. Select contestants may receive additional funding for prototype development, if required. Ideas have to be submitted by 31 May 2021. Clean Energy Competition

World Academy of Sciences — Short Course on Science and Diplomacy

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) seek candidates for the third AAAS-TWAS course on science and diplomacy. The 5-day course is for young scientists whose work has brought them into the international policy-making arena; policymakers interested in science-based themes that might influence their work; administrators of research institutions; and research funders focused on building international networks. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the workshop will be held virtually. Women are especially encouraged to apply. Applications are due by 31 May 2021. Click here

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives — Community Projects in Equatorial Guinea

The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives supports small-scale, high-impact projects in Equatorial Guinea. The priorities under this call include one on environment and climate action focusing on adaptation and mitigation, as well as on water management. The average contribution is C$10 thousand to C$30 thousand per project. Eligibility extends to local community organizations, non-profit organizations, and academic institutions. Expressions of Interest have to be submitted by 20 May 2021. Click here

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives — Community Projects in Sao Tome and Principe

The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives supports small-scale, high-impact projects in Sao Tome and Principe. The priorities under this call include one on environment and climate action focusing on adaptation and mitigation, as well as on water management. The average contribution is C$10 thousand to C$30 thousand per project. Eligibility extends to local community organizations, non-profit organizations, and academic institutions. Expressions of Interest have to be submitted by 20 May 2021. Visit the website

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives — Community Projects in Nigeria

The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives supports small-scale, high-impact projects in Nigeria. The priorities under this call include one on environment and climate action focusing on adaptation and mitigation, as well as on water management. The average contribution is C$10 thousand to C$30 thousand per project. Eligibility extends to local community organizations, non-profit organizations, and academic institutions. Expressions of Interest have to be submitted by 20 May 2021. Canada Fund for Local Initiatives

French Development Agency — Digital Project for Climate Protection and Biodiversity in Africa

The AFD Digital Challenge supports the development of innovative solutions that help solve challenges of the digital transition with those of climate protection and biodiversity, in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 13 (SDG). Solutions should focus on reducing the digital footprint (e.g., reduced energy consumption or eco-construction), building a sustainable economy (e.g., environmental and climate practices or agro-ecology), or preserving natural resources (e.g., preventing natural disasters or preservation of ecosystems). The call is open to startups, associations, and research centers in Africa. The winner will receive €20 thousand. The deadline for application is 26 May 2021. More about the AFD Digital Challenge

Climate Investment Platform — Clean Energy Investments

The Climate Investment Platform (CIP) launches a call for proposals to invest in projects that advance climate action and energy security in Small Island Developing States (SIDS). CIP will award Technical Assistance for US$30 thousand to US$80 thousand to support development of a project concept. Projects must be assisting clean energy transition and/or energy access, including waste and water management and be deployed in Small Island Developing States. The closing date for applications is 27 May 2021. Details here