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

Stiftung Artenschutz — Funding for Species Conservation

Stiftung Artenschutz provides financial support, technical consultancy and administrative assistance for the conservation of critically endangered species or subspecies. Projects should serve the objectives of in-situ conservation. However, funding may also include ex-situ conservation measures, if they are sensible and essential in order to maintain threaten species or populations. Funding recipients may be non-profit organisations, charities, or research institutions. There are no fixed deadlines for the submission of funding requests. Applications are accepted and reviewed throughout the year. About the application process

World Wildlife Fund U.S. — Grants for Conservation Workshops in 2018

WWF-US offers up to US$7,500 for workshops that train communities, stakeholders, park guards, and others on conservation issues. Applying organizations must have an established presence in an eligible country (countries are listed in the announcement). The workshops should focus on practical skills and field activities to increase local learning and build capacity. The next application deadlines are 01 May 2018; and 01 August 2018. More

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service — Caribbean Regional Program

The Caribbean Program of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) invites proposals for the conservation of species, habitats and ecological processes across landscapes with high biodiversity value in the Caribbean. About 15-20 grants of up to US$90 thousand will be awarded for one year. Eligibility for grants extends to qualified and relevant non-profit organizations, universities, and individuals. The application deadline is 10 May 2018. Find information

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service — Combating Wildlife Trafficking (Priority Species)

The U.S. government seeks to fund projects that take a multifaceted approach in dealing with the problem of illegal wildlife trafficking of terrestrial, freshwater, and marine species, including: elephants, rhinos, tigers, sharks, tuna, sea turtles, land tortoises, great apes, exotic birds, pangolins, sturgeon, coral, iguanas, chameleons, and tarantulas. Requested grants should range from US$50 thousand to a maximum of US$200 thousand. Eligibility for grants extends worldwide to qualified and relevant government agencies, other organizations, multi-national secretariats, and individuals. The closing date for applications is 10 May 2018. Know more

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service — South America Regional Program

The South America Program of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) invites proposals for the conservation of species, habitats and ecological processes across landscapes with high biodiversity value in South America. Requested grants should range from US$25 thousand to a maximum of US$100 thousand. Eligibility for grants extends to qualified and relevant non-profit organizations and universities. Individuals are not eligible to apply. The application deadline is 11 May 2018. Details

Swedish International Development Agency — International Training for East Africans in Healthy Livestock & Safe Food

Sida funds short-term training in selected development topics for participants from developing countries. The East Africa regional program includes a course in healthy livestock and safe food for applicants from Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda. Invited to participate are governmental departments and agencies, including universities, research institutes and laboratories, cooperatives and other interest groups as well as non-governmental organizations engaged in the sectors of animal health, food safety and antimicrobial resistance. The application deadline is 15 May 2018. Note: Interested individuals should follow the website for additional courses that may be announced, including at the global level and for other regions. Link

U.S. Department of State — Combat Wildlife Trafficking in South Asia

The U.S. Department of State seeks to build civilian law enforcement capabilities to combat wildlife crime in South Asia. The aim is to strengthen legislative and regulatory frameworks; build investigative and enforcement capacity; and enhance prosecutorial and judicial capacity. The focus countries are Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. Eligibility for funding extends to nonprofit NGOs and educational institutions in the USA and other countries, including consortia of local and non-local organizations. Requested grants should range from US$500 thousand to a maximum of US$2 million. The closing date for applications is 22 May 2018. Find the announcement

Monarch Butterfly Fund — Monarch Butterfly Migration Challenge

The Monarch Butterfly Fund (MBF) launches an international competition to find a tracking technology that can deliver important scientific insights. The fund offers a $50 thousand cash prize to the individual or team that can conceptualize and develop an innovative tagging and tracking system that can be easily implemented in current conservation and scientific research, allowing individual monarchs to be tracked during the migration. Project proposals must be submitted by 01 April 2018. To learn more, visit: MBFC

FIRE Africa — Women Empowerment and Community Networks

The FIRE Africa Grants support new projects from organisations led by female entrepreneurs focusing on practical solution(s) that use technology to address specific challenges faced by women and girls. Selected projects will receive up to US$15 thousand and benefit from a series of institutional strengthening and capacity building activities aimed at providing the knowledge, tools and contacts needed to further advance successful initiatives. Projects from African-based public or private sector organizations, universities, or research and development institutions, and non-government organizations will be considered. Grants applications close 06 April 2018. More

USAID — Young Women Transform Prize

USAID will support youth in developing countries to develop their own solutions to advance the economic empowerment of young women in their communities. Prizes of $15 – $35 thousand will be awarded to grassroots youth-led or youth-serving organizations in low- or middle-income countries to address long-standing barriers to young women’s employment. Applications are due by 30 April 2018. Details