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

october2017

Obama Foundation — Civic Innovation Fellowship 2018

The Obama Foundation Fellowship supports outstanding civic innovators (organizers, inventors, artists, entrepreneurs, journalists, and more) from around the world. The two-year, non-residential fellowship will offer training, resources, and leadership development to 20 participants. Submissions are accepted from individuals who are working to solve important public problems in creative and powerful ways. Thematic areas may include […]

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Wageningen University — Short Courses 2018

The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation invites participants for its short-term courses in 2018. Courses during the first part of the year, and the locations where they will be held, include the following: aquaculture development (February/March 2018 in Netherlands); climate change adaptation (February 2018 in Uganda); horticulture for emerging markets (May/June 2018 in Netherlands); […]

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UK Met Office — Collaboration with Brazil in Climate Science

The Climate Science for Service Partnership Brazil (CSSP Brazil) announces grants for UK researchers on subjects of climate change and disaster risk in Brazil. The focal areas are models of vegetation dynamics; the use of in-situ forest observations and measurements to evaluate models; the use of regional-scale observations and measurements to evaluate models; and detection […]

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Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund — Funding for Projects Led by Women 2018

VGIF provides grants up to US$7,500 for projects that are led by women, and that help empower women and girls in grassroots communities around the globe. Most grants are for one year. Past projects include examples in farming, kitchen gardens, water supply, and other aspects of sustaining local livelihoods.  VGIF will accept letters of intent […]

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Australia Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade — Water for Women in Asia-Pacific Countries

The Water for Women Fund aims to improve health, gender equality, and well-being of Asian and Pacific communities. Australia’s DFAT invites proposals for projects from civil society and not-for-profit organisations that promote access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH).  The eligible countries are Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Kiribati, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, […]

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UN-Habitat — Conference on Cities and Climate Change Science

UN-Habitat and its partners are sponsoring a conference in Canada, scheduled for March 2018, on the subject of cities and the science of climate change. The conference will assess the current state of academic and practice-based knowledge about climate change, identifying gaps and sharing best practices. The conference organizers welcome proposals for events and abstracts […]

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United Nations Environment Program — Fighting Plastic in the Oceans

UN Environment and Think Beyond Plastic are sponsoring a worldwide innovation challenge for university students to fight the increasing problem of plastic in oceans. The winners in each of four categories of the competition will attend the Sixth International Marine Debris Conference in California (March 2018), and will receive free mentorship to help them develop […]

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Echoing Green — Fellowships 2017-2018

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 next application period is 26 September 2017 through 24 October 2017. About […]

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Auckland Zoo — Small Grants Program

The Auckland Zoo’s Conservation Fund calls for proposals to support wildlife conservation in New Zealand and developing countries. The Fund offers relatively small levels of funding for ongoing projects or pilot programs with clear conservation value. Applicants can be based anywhere in the world. Grants are up to a maximum of NZD$5 thousand, but most […]

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National Geographic Society — Long-Distance Animal Migration

 The National Geographic Society requests proposals from around the world to test innovative approaches that will improve the viability of migratory species. Projects may be focused around conservation, education, research, storytelling, or technology. Preference will be given to proposals that include feasible plans to measure baselines or demonstrate change in key indicators. Applicants may request […]

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