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

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World Wildlife Fund U.S. — Professional Development Grants

WWF-US offers Professional Development Grants (PDGs) to help mid-career conservationists pursue non-degree training to upgrade their knowledge and skills. These trainings can include short courses, certificate trainings, or conferences among other training opportunities. Mid-career conservation professionals from select WWF-US priority countries (listed in the announcement) must meet the eligibility criteria to be considered for a […]

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Shuttleworth Foundation — Innovative Ideas for Social Change

The Shuttleworth Foundation offers fellowships to individuals from all around the world to implement their innovative ideas for social change. (Note: This could possibly include thematic areas important in the Terra Viva Grants Directory.) The fellowship grant covers the cost of the fellow’s time for a year. The amount varies and is determined by each […]

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Conrad Foundation — Spirit of Innovation Challenge 2020-2021

The Spirit of Innovation Challenge is a worldwide competition for youth ages 13-18 to create commercially viable products or services to address issues of global sustainability. Categories include “Energy and Environment”, among others, and a special category on “Ocean Plastic Pollution”. Ideas are submitted by student teams, which can be international, if desired. There is […]

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American Museum of Natural History — Ornithology Research

The Frank M. Chapman Memorial Fund supports ornithological research anywhere in the world. There is one competition per year for fellowships and two categories of grants. Most grants range from US$500 to US$2 thousand. Fellowships are for 1-2 years of research in avian systematics, evolution, and biogeography in residence at the American Museum of Natural […]

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American Association for the Advancement of University Women — International Fellowships 2021

The American Association for the Advancement of University Women (AAAUW) provides support for women pursuing full-time graduate or postdoctoral study in the USA who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Preference is given to women who show prior commitment to the advancement of women and girls through civic, community, or professional work. Fellows represent […]

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IDEX Accelerator — IDEX Fellowship 2021

The IDEX Fellowship Program aims to build the capacity of young professionals for social enterprise in areas such as agriculture, education, clean energy, sanitation, healthcare, livelihoods, and impact investing. The program provides six months of leadership training in enterprise development, including field placements at social enterprises in India. Candidates should be 21 to 35 years […]

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Royal Geographical Society — Grants with Deadlines in November 2020

The RGS-IBG makes grants for geographical research, fieldwork, and teaching that include several awards with deadlines in November. The application deadline is 12 November for the Journey of a Lifetime Award. The deadline is 23 November for the Ralph Brown Expedition Award; Thesiger-Oman International Research Fellowships; Hong Kong Research Grant; Walters Kundert Fellowship; Dudley Stamp […]

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First Solar — Charitable Fund

First Solar manufactures solar modules with an advanced semiconductor technology. The First Solar Corporate Charitable Fund seeks to improve the quality of life in communities around the world. Priority is given to projects focusing on “green” education initiatives, access to clean energy and water in underserved areas, and furthering the development of innovative and sustainable […]

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UN Global Compact — Young SDG Innovators Programme

UN Global Compact invites companies to nominate young talent within their organizations to collaborate and accelerate business innovation towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The 10-month accelerator program is intended for future business leaders and changemakers with new technologies, initiatives, and business models that deliver on their company’s sustainability objectives. (Note: Companies must be confirmed […]

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American Philosophical Society — Lewis and Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research

The Fund supports doctoral students to collect specimens and data in disciplines relying heavily on field studies, e.g., including biology, ecology, geography, and others. Applicants from the USA may use the grants for research anywhere in the world. Applicants from other countries must be based at an institution in the USA, or carry out their […]

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