The Terra Viva Grants Directory develops and manages information about grants for agriculture, energy, environment.

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

International Water Association — IWA Development Award

The International Water Association (IWA) Professional Development Award recognizes excellence, leadership and innovation in the water sector, and aims to encourage the continued contribution to the sustainable management of water in low- and middle-income countries. The award is open to an individual, or representative of an organization active in the water sector. The right to submit a nomination for the award is granted to Members of the International Water Association and previous awardees. The call for nominations closes 01 October 2021. IWA Development Award

World Academy of Sciences — Online Training: Biotechnology Policy and Biosafety Regulations

The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) offers eLearning opportunities in technical elements of Biotechnology Policy to regulators, governmental risk assessors, and relevant technical experts in least developed countries. The content constitutes a blend of multimedia training materials, complete with exercises and tests. The deadline for receipt of applications is 01 October 2021. Link

African Union — Agriculture Scientific Exchanges Program

The African Union Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Policy Framework aims to facilitate harmonization of AU Member States’ SPS policy priorities of SPS systems in Africa. The Scientific Exchanges Program (SEP) supports USDA’s agricultural research goals of promoting collaborative programs among agricultural professionals of the African Union and agricultural professionals of the United States. The research areas are aligned within the three overarching areas of SPS including: food safety, animal health, and plant health. The fellowship will last 12 weeks. The application deadline is 10 October 2021. Agriculture Scientific Exchanges Program

European Commission — Food Security and Economic Empowerment of Women

The European Commission seeks to strengthen food security and the economic empowerment of women in Vanuatu through the adoption of green growth and the promotion of sustainable food systems. The priorities of this call for proposals are local innovative initiatives that create an enabling environment for smallholder farmers, agriculture diversification, and reducing CO2 emission and/or promoting carbon sequestration. Grants range from €500 thousand to €1.2 million. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations established in a Member State of the European Union or Vanuatu. The application deadline is 11 October 2021. Details

United States Agency for International Development — Feed The Future Mozambique

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) seeks applications for a cooperative agreement from qualified entities to implement the Feed the Future Mozambique Integrated Resilience in Nutrition & Agriculture (RESINA) program. The goal of this activity is to recover and pursue pathways out of poverty and take part in inclusive and sustained economic and social growth. USAID intends to award one Cooperative Agreement of US$29.5 million in total funding. Eligibility for application is unrestricted. The closing date for applications is 19 October 2021. Feed the Future Mozambique

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency — Grants to U.S. University Students for Research on Global Sustainability 2022

The P3 Awards (People, Prosperity, and the Planet) fund research projects in air quality, water resources, health, and chemical safety. Grants are up to US$25 thousand for one year (Phase I); winners in Phase I will be eligible to apply for larger grants to follow. The competition is open to U.S. institutions of higher education to support teams of undergraduate and/or graduate students. Collaboration and partnerships with colleges and universities outside the USA are permitted (up to 40% of the grant can be contracted to an international partner), but only U.S. institutions are eligible to apply. The application deadline is 27 October 2021. P3 Awards

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 fellow’s salary equivalent outside of the fellowship. Application deadline is 15 October 2021. Learn more

Green People’s Energy for Africa — Small Projects Fund

The Small Projects Fund offers financial support to initiatives led by non-profit organizations in the field of decentralized renewable energy. The Fund supports small projects and concrete solutions based on an identified local need located in sub-Saharan Africa. The project’s target region must be in Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Mozambique, Namibia, Senegal, Uganda or Zambia and aim at improving decentralized energy supply. Contributions from the Small Projects Fund can cover up to 80% of the total project costs and must not exceed €200 thousand. Applications must be submitted at least four weeks prior to the steering committee’s convene dates which are 01 October and 01 December 2021. Know more

IDEX Accelerator — IDEX Fellowship 2022

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 old, with a minimum of one to three years of professional work experience. IDEX offers a limited number of partial scholarships on program tuition to a select number of candidates. The application deadline is 31 October 2021. Info

Grinnell College — Grinnell Prize 2022

Grinnell College invites nominations for the 2022 Grinnell Prize. The Grinnell Prize of US$50 thousand will be awarded to individuals who show creativity, commitment, and extraordinary accomplishment in effecting positive social change. Past nominations have spanned a diversity of social issues related to agriculture and hunger relief, conservation and environment, and many other thematic areas. Nominees may be nationals of any country who have earned a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) between 2006 and 2022. Nominees must be nominated by a third party. The closing date for nominations is 31 October 2021. About the Grinnell Prize