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

Paul M. Angell Family Foundation — Marine and Ocean Conservation 2022

The Paul M. Angell Family Foundation makes grants in thematic areas that include marine and ocean conservation. The Foundation is interested in marine protected areas; sustainable fisheries; conserving sharks and rays; conservation of coral reefs; and limiting plastics pollution. Eligibility extends to U.S. nonprofit organizations that have 501(c)3 registration and international conservation organizations. The application deadline is 12 November 2021. Know more

U.S. Department of State — Algerian Youth Leadership Program

The Algerian Youth Leadership Program at the University of Nevada (Reno, USA) is a leadership development opportunity for Algerian and American youth, ages 15-17. The program offers workshops and activities about civic participation and the role that social enterprises play in a community. Youth who are eligible to apply must be a legal citizen of Algeria, be 15-17 years old and have at least one year of high school remaining after the program. Youth participants have to apply by 16 November 2021. Access here

United Nations — Local Pathways Fellowship

The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network – Youth Initiative (SDSN Youth) recruits participants for its 2021 cohort of the Local Pathways Fellows. The 10-months fellowship program provides young leaders with a platform, capacity building, training opportunities and contacts of leading development experts and practitioners. The Local Pathways Fellowship is unpaid. Fellows will benefit from global visibility and exposure. Young candidates (18-30 years) working towards achieving any of the Sustainable Development Goals and representing any city or country in the world are encouraged to apply. Applications will be accepted until 21 November 2021. Link to Local Pathways

Netherlands Enterprise Agency — Access to Renewable Energy

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency supports projects that contribute to access to sustainable energy for households in developing countries. Projects under this call should contribute to access to renewable energy technologies and services. Applicants can apply for a subsidy of min. €250 thousand and max. €2.5 million per project. The program is open to activities in the following countries: Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Chad, Ethiopia, Gambia, India, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Uganda, Rwanda, Senegal, Sudan, Tanzania, and South Sudan. The main applicant has to be a Dutch organization but local partnerships are required to be eligible. The application deadline is 22 November 2021. Access to Renewable Energy

World Wildlife Fund U.S. — Reforestation Grants

The Reforestation Grant Program supports communities in deforested and degraded landscapes through forest restoration and reforestation. Reforestation grants are made to local organizations that focus on connecting corridors, creating buffer zones, improving degraded lands, restoring watersheds, and expanding forest cover. Eligible countries and eco-regions are listed in the announcement. Project budgets should not exceed US$15 thousand. Application deadline is 25 November 2021. Reforestation Grants

Water and Energy for Food — Regional Innovations MENA

Water and Energy for Food (WE4F) seeks business owners and entrepreneurs in the Middle East and Northern Africa region with innovations in renewable energy, sustainable usage of water and sustainable agriculture. Individual awards for innovators are expected to range from US$25 thousand to US$300 thousand, depending on the type of funding requested. The call is open to for-profit businesses, nonprofit organizations and academic institutions in Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Iraq, Lebanon, Morocco, The Palestinian Territories, Tunisia, Sudan, and Yemen. Participants will receive tailored support to help scale and grow their businesses. The submission deadline is 25 November 2021. WE4F MENA

HIPA — Photography Award 2021-2022

The Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA) is an international photography award. The main theme of this year’s award is “Nature.” The grant prize is US$120 thousand, including smaller prizes of up to US$20 thousand in five different categories. Individuals from any part of the world are invited to participate. Photos have to be submitted by 30 November 2021. About HIPA

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation — Atlantic Flyway Shorebirds 2022

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and partners support the conservation of migratory waterbirds and their habitats through strategic investments to secure populations of three species – American oystercatcher (short distance migrant), whimbrel (mid-distance migrant) and threatened red knot (long distance migrant). The program focuses on priority shorebird sites along the U.S. Atlantic seaboard (including the Florida gulf coast and panhandle) as well as priority wintering sites for each of the focal species in the Caribbean and South America. The award size is not specified, but the majority of awards will fall in the US$75 thousand to US$250 thousand range. Eligible applicants include non-profit organizations, Indian tribes, and universities. The deadline for applications is 04 November 2021. Atlantic Flyway Shorebird Initiative

World Academy of Sciences — Research Professorships in Least-Developed Countries

TWAS funds selected TWAS members to assist with building research capacity in the least-developed countries (LDCs). During a period of five years, each funded professor will be expected to make three visits to a host institution in a partner LDC, for a minimum stay of one month each visit. TWAS will provide travel support, while living expenses are covered by the host institution. Requests need to be submitted by research groups and scientific institutions in the LDCs. The application deadline is 10 November 2021. Read more

Explorers Club — Exploration Grants 2022

The Explorers Club supports the scientific fieldwork of groundbreaking explorers around the globe. The Club offers five different grants: the Rising Explorer Grant (US$ 1,500 average) is open to high school students, college undergraduates, and independent researchers; the Exploration Fund Grant (US$ 2,500 – US$ 5,000 average) is designated especially for graduate/post-graduate students or early career scientists conducting fieldwork; the Rolex Explorers Club Grant (US$ 10 thousand) is focused on young explorers under the age of 35 who are conducting field research to address a novel scientific, environmental, or historic question; the Stephenson Explorers Advancement Program (US$ 10 thousand) is open to college undergraduates/graduate students, and independent explorers under the age of 35 conducting fieldwork focused specifically on marine research; the Fjallraven Field Grant (US$ 5 thousand) for explorers under the age of 35 doing fieldwork related to conservation, the environment, and/or sustainability; the Exodus Exploration without Boundaries Grant (US$ 4 thousand) supports expeditions that further our understanding of the world through scientific, cultural and conservation fieldwork. The application deadline is 15 November 2021. Exploration Grants