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

United States Agency for International Development — Energy Transition

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) seeks applications for a cooperative agreement to implement the Just and Secure Energy Transition (J-SET) activity. J-SET supports utilities, regulatory agencies, and energy sector stakeholders in the Europe and Eurasia region in progressing through the clean energy transition. USAID intends to provide US$20 million in total funding over a five year period. USAID welcomes applications from non-profit as well as for-profit organizations. The submission closing date is 18 May 2022. Know more

Government of Norway — Small Grants Program on Plastic Waste

The Small Grant Program on Plastic Waste seeks to improve the management of plastic waste and contribute towards preventing and significantly reducing marine pollution. The Program seeks to identify and implement low-cost high impact pilot projects on the ground. Selected projects will seek to enhance capacities in partner countries to implement and enforce the Basel Convention and manage plastic waste in an environmentally sound manner. Budgets range from US$65 thousand to US$180 thousand. The projects will benefit countries in Asia-Pacific, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Central and Eastern Europe. The deadline for submission of proposals is 25 May 2022. Know more about the Small Grants Program

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives — Community Projects in Serbia, Montenegro, North Macedonia

The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives invites proposals that meet the needs of local communities in Serbia, Montenegro, and North Macedonia. The priorities under this call include one on environment and climate action focusing on adaptation and mitigation, as well as on water management. The maximum contribution is C$30 thousand per project. Eligibility extends to local community organizations, non-profit organizations, and academic institutions. The deadline for submission is 30 April 2022. CFLI Serbia

Village Capital — Greentech Europe

Village Capital launches an investment readiness program to support gender diverse ventures creating sustainable economic, environmental, and social solutions across Europe. The program currently accepts 50 additional startups to participate in an online, self-paced investment-readiness curriculum. The program will run for twelve weeks. Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis, through 02 May 2022. Greentech Europe

Save Our Species — Threatened Species Grants Sturgeons

IUCN Save Our Species (SOS) aims to support on-the-ground conservation actions with the goal of improving the status of threatened sturgeon species and their habitats in the Black Sea basin. The goal is to enable and support conservation projects that can apply sustainable conservation measures to protect threatened sturgeon species, their habitats and to improve the livelihoods of the people who depend on them. Grants range from CHF50 thousand to CHF150 thousand. SOS requires matching resources in relation to grant size. Applications are open to non-profit local or national civil society organizations, international organizations and university/research institutions. Community-based organizations will be favorably considered. The deadline to submit proposals is 04 May 2022. Threatened Species Grants Sturgeons

Earth Journalism Network — Story Grants to Report on the Mediterranean Sea

Earth Journalism Network (EJN) offers reporting grants to journalists from countries located around the Mediterranean Sea interested in developing in-depth stories exposing the scale of unsustainable marine management, biodiversity loss and illegal fishing. Selected journalists will receive support from experienced mentors through the story production process. ENJ expects to make 5 awards of €1,000 each. Applicants can be from all countries that border the Mediterranean Sea. Applications are open to journalists working in any medium (online, print, television, radio) and other expert media practitioners with professional reporting experience. Deadline for applications is 13 May 2022. Story Grants

North Atlantic Treaty Organization — Science for Peace and Security

NATO’s support for research in peace and security includes aspects of environment and energy in relation to climate change, water scarcity, increasing energy needs, disaster forecasts, and prevention of natural catastrophes (among others). The SPS Program supports multi-year research projects, research workshops, and training courses. Applications are invited from researchers in NATO’s member countries and its partner countries — including several in East Europe, Eurasia, Central Asia, and the Mediterranean region. The application deadline is 31 May 2022. Link to NATO

European Commission — Youth4Regions Program for Aspiring Journalists

The Youth4Regions Program offers young aspiring journalists the chance to find out what the EU is doing in their region (the EU policy covers topics such as climate change, conservation, and sustainable development). Selected participants will receive mentorship from established journalists in their home country and have the opportunity to take part as a journalist in European Commission press trips to Member States. Accommodation and travel expenses are covered by the European Commission. Applicants must be citizens of a current EU, EU candidate or neighboring country, be between 18 and 30 years old, and have a background in journalism (applications from students are being accepted). Applications are being accepted until 11 July 2022. Youth4Regions

Marion Dönhoff Foundation — Environment and Sustainability

Through the Succow Foundation, the Marion Dönhoff Grant supports open and critical debates in the areas of environmental journalism, political ecology and sustainable development. The program is a fellowship for post-graduates with professional experience and activists of civil society networks and groups. The target regions are post-soviet states, including the South Caucasus and Central Asia. The fellowship funds a study and work visit in Germany for up to five months. Applications are accepted twice each year. Applications should be submitted on 01 July and 01 January of each year. Find out more

Coimbra Group of Universities — Scholarships for Professional Mobility

The Coimbra Group is an association of long-established European universities committed to creating academic and cultural ties in order to promote internationalization. Towards this end, the Coimbra Group offers scholarships to encourage short-term professional and academic experiences in Europe by applicants from Africa, Latin America, and the European Neighborhood. Each Coimbra university publishes its grant guidelines and contact information. The deadline for applications is 15 April 2022. Click here