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

Brevard Zoo — Grants for Wildlife Conservation

The Brevard Zoo Conservation Fund supports projects that incorporate the community, education and wildlife conservation. The Fund is sustained through the Quarters for Conservation program which is a small surcharge from each general admission to the zoo. Each year, three wildlife conservation organizations are highlighted for an entire year at the Quarters for Conservation voting station. The three organizations selected will receive US$14 thousand, plus bonus donations based on guest voting. Applicants must be a non-profit wildlife conservation organization. The application deadline is the 01 September 2020. About the conservation fund

Smithsonian Institution — Fellowships in Invertebrate Zoology

The Smithsonian Department of Invertebrate Zoology invites proposals for the Kenneth Jay Boss Fellowships. Eligibility extends to both US and non-US citizens currently enrolled and engaged in collections-based research in invertebrate zoology (e.g., systematics, phylogeny, biogeography, comparative morphology, species conservation). Awards consist of a stipend of US$750/week, with additional funds available for supplies (US$2,000) and relocation allowance (US$1,000). The fall application deadline is 01 September 2020. About the fellowship

Fulbright Scholar Program — Core Program for U.S. Faculty and Professionals 2021-2022

The Fulbright Scholar Program invites applications from U.S. scholars for research, teaching, and creative arts in an international context. Eligibility criteria include U.S. citizenship and a PhD or equivalent professional degree. The available openings include several in the developing world in subjects related to environmental and biological sciences and others. The deadline for applications is 15 September 2020. Core Program

U.S. National Science Foundation — Geography and Spatial Sciences Program 2020

The NSF funds an annual competition for research on the geographic distributions and interactions of human, physical, and biotic systems on the Earth’s surface. Projects on a variety of topics U.S. and international (through subawards) qualify for support if they offer promise of enhancing geographical knowledge, concepts, theories, methods, and their application to societal problems and concerns. Past projects include several in the world’s developing countries related to environmental disasters, waste management, marine spatial planning, wildlife conservation, and others. The deadline for regular proposals is 03 September 2020. Link

Volkswagen Foundation — Funding for Bold Research Ideas

Through its program ‘Experiment!’ the Volkswagen Foundation seeks fundamentally new research topics from all fields of science and engineering as well as in the life sciences. Applicants from all around the world who want to put a potentially transformative and risky research idea to the test are invited to apply. Selected ideas receive €120 thousand in funding for a test period of 18 months. The next application deadline is 15 September 2020. More Information