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Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs — Voice Opportunity Grants

The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs provides opportunity grants to effectively empower and give voice to marginalized and discriminated people in low- and lower-middle income countries of Africa and Asia. The thematic areas include one for improved governance and access to productive resources (e.g., land and water) and employment. The priority countries are Cambodia, Indonesia, Kenya, Laos, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Philippines, Tanzania, and Uganda. Voice hopes to stimulate learning about the most successful methods of building community empowerment. Applications are invited from legally registered nonprofit civil society organizations and community groups. The applicant (or a consortium member) must be based in Africa or Asia, and operate in one or more of the focus countries. Grants range from €5 thousand to €200 thousand for up to 6-12 months. The application deadline is 31 December 2018. Link

Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation — City Region Food Systems

The SDC calls for proposals for innovations in city region food systems that can reach millions of people living in poverty. The proposed projects under this call should focus on small and middle-sized towns (market towns) in developing countries. Eligibility extends to local or international institutions. Applicants may request up to CHF 1.2 million per year for a total of 8 years (2 phase program). Applications are due by 11 June 2018. Find the call for proposals

Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation — Sustainable Water Management

The SDC calls for proposals for projects on sustainable water management for food security and nutrition in agriculture and food systems. The proposed projects under this call should focus on Africa. Eligibility extends to businesses, non-profit organizations, and governments. Applicants may request up to CHF 1.5 million per year for a total of 8 years (2 phase program). Applications are due by 11 June 2018. See the call for proposals

Woodard & Curran Foundation — Water and Climate Change

The Woodard & Curran Foundation funds innovative projects that apply or advances technology by addressing water issues relating to climate change. One total grant of US$100 thousand will be awarded over three consecutive years. Eligibility extends to US-based non-profit organizations. The proposed project can be located outside the U.S. (including local partners) but should demonstrate U.S. benefit. The deadline for applications is 30 June 2018. Find details

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development — Central European Initiative, Know-How Exchange 2018

The Know-how Exchange Program co-finances the transfer of know-how and best practices from EU to non-EU member countries of the Central European Initiative (CEI). Thematic areas in the current call by KEP-Italy include energy, environment, and agriculture and rural development (among others). Proposals are submitted by organizations in CEI member states which are also member states of the European Union for knowledge transfers to non-EU member states of the CEI. The non-EU members of the CEI are Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, Ukraine. The maximum grant is €40 thousand. The closing date for expressions of interest is 16 July 2018. Find the call for proposals

U.S. Agency for International Development — Nutrition Innovations in Complex Environments

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) seeks organizations to co-create, co-design, co-invest, and collaborate on research and development innovations to prevent and treat nutrition vulnerabilities in complex environments. Areas of interest include innovations to maximize impact across sectors, including health, agriculture and humanitarian assistance. The estimated total program funding if US$ 2 million may be split among selected participants. Expressions of Interest (stage 1) are due 01 June 2018. Find the announcement

Barcelona Zoo Foundation — Grants for Research and Conservation Projects

The Barcelona Zoo Foundation provides grants and financial aid to research and conservation projects focussing on animal wellbeing and knowledge of species in their environment; applied conservation techniques, both in situ and ex situ, at a global level; and Mediterranean biodiversity. Eligibility extends to individuals and non-profit organizations. Projects may be submitted in English, Spanish, or Catalan. Applicants are expected to contribute up to one-third of the total annual budget of the submitted project. The deadline for submitting applications is 03 June 2018. Find the call for proposals

GHR Foundation — BridgeBuilder Competition

The GHR Foundation invites proposals that address urgent global challenges in radically new ways. The BridgeBuilder Challenge to invite solutions that connect peace, prosperity, and the planet. Submissions should target a specific, pressing, and solvable need across two or more of these themes. The competition is open to non-profit and for-profit organizations established for at least one year. Proposed projects should not be longer than three years. Awards are up to US$500 thousand. Additionally, the winners will be eligible for partnership with GHR Foundation and potential connections to other funder networks. Submissions are due by 04 June 2018. Find out how to participate

European Commission — Combat Wildlife Trafficking in Asia

The European Commission calls for concept notes on combatting wildlife trafficking and forest crime in the Greater Mekong Region, Malaysia and China. Submitted projects may focus on strengthening the role of indigenous and local community involvement in combatting wildlife trafficking and forest crime, activities that seek to improve security and livelihoods of targeted groups, and activities that seek to limit demand for Asiatic wildlife and forest products, among others. The overall amount made available under this call is €8 million. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations established in a member state of the European Union, in an OECD member country, or in Cambodia, China, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. The deadline for the submission of concept notes is 16 June 2018. Find the call for proposals

U.S. Department of State — Clean and Advanced Energy Investment Accelerator

The U.S. Department of State announces a funding opportunity for a cooperative agreement entitled “Clean and Advanced Energy Investment Accelerator (CAEIA)”. CAEIA aims to remove barriers to the deployment of clean and advanced energy policy in developing countries and to enable and mobilize funding for the deployment of renewable and other advanced energy sources. CAEIA will support a limited number of developing countries that may include Vietnam, Colombia, Mexico, Indonesia, Philippines, and Kenya. Projects can request up to US$641,975 for 36 months. Eligibility is limited to U.S. and foreign non-profit organizations, businesses, and educational institutions. The closing date for applications is 25 June 2018. View grant opportunity