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 — Amphibian Conservation Fund 2018

The Amphibian Conservation Fund supports conservation measures for endangered amphibian species and subspecies. The Foundation is interested in both in-situ conservation and conservation-related research, as well as measures to enhance public awareness. Funding recipients may be legally registered non-profit organisations or non-profit promoter contributors, as well as public institutions. Grants are up to €4 thousand for 18 months. The deadline for applications (German, English) is 04 May 2018. Link

British Council — Newton Fund Workshop Grants

Newton Researcher Links Workshops bring together early-career researchers from the UK and a partner country to make international connections that can improve the quality of their research. Priority will be given to the following research areas: Agriculture; Climate Change; Sustainable Energy; Water and Sanitation, among others. The current call is for bilateral workshops of 3-5 days. Regional Workshops can be proposed between the UK and Brazil, China, India, Jordan, and Peru. The application deadline is 08 June 2018. More about the Workshop Grants

British Council — UK Institutional Links with Gulf countries

The Newton Institutional Links support research and innovation collaboration between the UK and partners in any of the following countries: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and UAE. Subject areas for the collaborative research include agriculture, climate and environment, sustainable energy, water and sanitation, and several others — varying with each partner country. Proposals are submitted jointly by a principal investigator in the UK with a principal investigator in the partner country. Grants range from £50 thousand to £125 thousand over two years. The deadline for proposals is 28 June 2018. More

John Ball Zoological Society — Wildlife Conservation 2018

The John Ball Zoological Society makes grants to conserve wild animals and their habitats; to improve the management of captive animals; and to develop education programs related to these objectives. Most funded projects are in developing countries. The principal investigator can be of any nationality and must be associated with a recognized institution (accredited zoo, academic institution, conservation or non-profit organization). Grants are up to US$2,500. The deadline for applications is 04 September 2018. About

Archer Daniels Midland Company — Corporate Social Investment Program

The Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) is a multinational agribusiness corporation. ADM’s corporate social investment program “ADM Cares” makes grants in themes of agricultural development, sound environmental practices, education for children and young adults, and maintaining vibrant communities. Grant seekers contact ADM for more information about the grant process or criteria for matching gifts. Link

Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research — Small Grants Program

The Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research calls for projects that focus on the role of ecosystem services in adaptation to global change for human wellbeing. The IAI will provide funds of up to US$ 200 thousand for international collaborative research networks for 2 years. Co-funding is required to be considered for this grant. The call is organized in a 2-phase selection process. Applicants should submit an initial pre-proposal. Selected candidates will then take part in a week-long proposal writing workshop and develop full proposals. The deadline for submitting pre-proposals is 27 May 2018. Check eligibility

U.S. Department of State — Combat Wildlife Trafficking in East Asia and the Pacific

The U.S. Department of State seeks to build civilian law enforcement capabilities to combat wildlife crime in om East Asia and the Pacific region. The aim is to strengthen legislative and regulatory frameworks; build investigative and enforcement capacity; and enhance prosecutorial and judicial capacity. The focus countries are Burma, China, Cambodia, Fiji, Indonesia, Kiribati, Laos, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Mongolia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, and Vietnam. 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$400 thousand to a maximum of US$2 million. The closing date for applications is 31 May 2018. More

Toyota Motor Corporation — Toyota Environmental Activities Grant Program 2018

Toyota makes grants to support environmental activities implemented by nonprofit organizations. The themes are “biodiversity conservation” and “counter measures to global warming”. Grants are made in Japan and internationally. The international program is open to applicants in Japan, and to international partners in collaboration with Japanese groups. The application deadline is 08 June 2018. Link

National Geographic Society — Science Communication

The National Geographic Society seeks proposals addressing environmental issues by communicating science. The NGS seeks proposals from around the world that advance the science of nature communication by systematically testing visual communication and education methods. The call is intended for visual artists, photographers, and videographers who aim to more effectively create and use images or video to overcome apathy towards species and ecosystems. Typical proposal requests should be less than US$30 thousand, but applicants may request up to US$50 thousand. The deadline for applications is 10 July 2018. Find the RFP

National Geographic Society — Democratizing Science

The National Geographic Society seeks proposals from around the world that will engage learners and avocational researchers in citizen science activities to address real world problems, and lead to actions in science and conservation. Proposed projects should explore how digital tools like cameras, drones, live streaming services, and digital imagery might be transformed into group actions. Typical proposal requests should be less than US$50 thousand, but applicants may request up to US$150 thousand. The deadline for applications is 10 July 2018. Details here