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

october2016

U.S. Agency for International Development — Water Innovation Technologies in Jordan

USAID aims to assist Jordan with water-saving technologies and practices.  The measures include interventions for safe water collection and storage; improved public awareness about water conservation; incentives for financing water infrastructure; and others.  The 5-year program will focus in communities most impacted by immigration, and it will also support water-conserving technologies in agriculture. Eligibility for […]

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Echoing Green — Fellowships 2016-2017

Echoing Green helps emerging social entrepreneurs around the world with grants of seed capital and technical assistance to support their start-up organizations. Past fellowships include examples in renewable energy, waste management, smallholder farming, climate change, and other societal challenges in developing countries.  The application period is 27 September 2016 through 25 October 2016.  Link

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UK Research Councils — Building Research Capacity to Address Development Challenges

The Global Challenges Research Fund invites applications to grow research capability in the UK to meet the challenges faced by developing countries. Examples of thematic areas include sustainable agriculture; clean air, water, and sanitation; renewable energy and materials; addressing environmental shocks and long-term environmental changes; and others. Partnership building between UK research organisations and partners […]

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University of St. Andrews — St. Andrews Prize for the Environment 2017

The annual St Andrews Prize for the Environment recognizes significant contributions to environmental conservation in the developing world. The subject areas include biodiversity; water management; agriculture and food security; by-products from waste; renewable energy; wildlife conservation; and others. Applications are invited from individuals, multi-disciplinary teams, and community groups.  Research projects will not be considered. The […]

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French Institute for Development Research — Research Program with Ivory Coast

France’s IRD is a partner with the Ivory Coast’s Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in a program of research (PReSeD-CI 2) on natural products, agriculture, energy and minerals, environmental governance, and other themes in support of sustainable development.  Applications are welcome from from Ivory Coast, France, and researchers associated with CAMES (Conseil africain […]

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Securing Water for Food — SWFF Grants, Round 4

The Securing Water for Food Grand Challenge for Development (SWFF) is a collaborative initiative among the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Swedish International Development Agency, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Government of South Africa. The current call for proposals focuses on improving water efficiency and reusing agricultural wastewater;  effective water capture […]

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Tata Group — Tata Social Enterprise Challenge, 5th Edition

The Tata Group, in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC), seeks to identify promising social enterprises in India. Proposals are invited for social enterprises in agriculture, water and sanitation, energy, and other thematic areas. The proposed enterprises should create social impact in India, although applicants do not have to be Indian nationals. […]

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service — Program for Mexico 2016

In “Wildlife Without Borders, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) partners with Mexico’s Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT) to invite projects that build Mexico’s capacity for biodiversity conservation. Grants should focus on projects that improve the capacities of Mexican government agencies and local communities to protect wildlife from illegal trafficking and over-exploitation.  […]

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German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) — Postgraduate Studies in Germany 2017-2018

DAAD offers scholarships for qualified applicants from developing countries who enroll at German universities for development-related studies, normally ranging from 12-36 months. Several offerings are available in agricultural and forest sciences; environmental sciences; and other subject areas. Application deadlines vary across the German universities and from program to program.  Several deadlines for DAAD scholarships in […]

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Whitley Fund for Nature — Whitley Awards 2017

The Whitley Fund for Nature (WFN) offers the Whitley Awards to outstanding biodiversity conservation leaders in developing countries around the world. The awards are both an international prize and a form of project funding, currently £35 thousand over one year.  The program is open to applicants from grassroots conservation NGOs incorporated in developing countries that […]

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