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Wageningen University — Free Online Courses

WageningenX at Wageningen University offers massive online open courses (MOOCs) in English on subject areas relevant to the Terra Viva Grants Directory.  A course on animal behavior begins 09 August 2016.  A course on systems thinking and environmental sustainability of food production systems begins 08 September 2016.  WageningenX provides complete information regarding how to register. […]

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MacArthur Foundation — 100 Million Dollars to Help Solve a Critical Problem

The MacArthur Foundation announces “100&Change” as a competition to award US$100 million that addresses a critical problem affecting people, places, or the planet. The competition is open to organizations working in any field of endeavor anywhere in the world. Applicants must identify the problem they are trying to solve, as well as their proposed solution. […]

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Research Council of Norway — Norway-China Research on Hazardous Substances and Pollution

The Research Council of Norway sponsors the MILJØFORSK program (2016-2025) to generate new knowledge about biodiversity, cultural environments, ecosystem services, hazardous substances, and pollution. The current call for proposals will focus on pollution sources, inputs, and spread – including the re-mobilisation of hazardous substances as a result of climate change – as well as the […]

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Pacsafe Turtle Fund — Grants for Sea Turtle Conservation 2017

The Pacsafe Turtle Fund supports the worldwide conservation of endangered sea turtles such as the leatherback, loggerhead, green, and hawksbill turtles. Applicants contact Pacsafe to request project criteria and an application form. The next application period is 01 August through 30 September 2016. Note: This post corrects information from a previous post in April. Link

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European Maritime and Fisheries Fund — International Cooperation for Blue Economy

The EC’s Maritime and Fisheries Fund will support trans-national regional collaboration to improve the blue economy in sea basins important to Europe, i.e., the Atlantic, Baltic Sea, Black Sea, Mediterranean, and North Sea. Each consortium should focus on a specific blue-growth technology or value chain. Examples include biotechnology, aquaculture, coastal and marine tourism, tidal or […]

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Toyota Foundation — Research Grants 2016

The Toyota Foundation supports a Research Grants Program on the general theme of “Exploring New Values for Society.” Grants are made to organizations (joint research projects) as well as to individuals. The Foundation solicits ambitious projects that are founded on creative concepts reflecting a youthful perspective, and whose results can help change people’s ways of […]

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Orange Telecom — Orange Social Venture Prize 2016

The Orange Social Venture Prize is awarded to entrepreneurs and start-up organizations that make innovative use of ICTs in agriculture, energy, and other fields of development.  The geographical focus is Africa and the Middle East.  Prizes range from €5 thousand to €25 thousand, plus professional support for a period of six months. The eligible countries […]

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Yves Rocher Foundation — Terre des Femmes 2016/2017

The Foundation annually sponsors “Women of the Earth” to honor women in France and selected other countries for their achievements in environmental awareness, conservation, and solidarity. Past awards include several for project work in the developing countries. Prizes range from €3 thousand to €10 thousand. The closing date for applications is 30 September 2016.  Link

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