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

ETH Zurich — Research & Seed Grants

ETH for Development (ETH4D) Seed Grants provide a small funding to explore new collaborations or pilot new applied research projects in low- and lower-middle income countries. Research Challenges enable collaborations on project-​based research between ETH researchers, non-​academic partners and partners to develop effective solutions for poverty reduction. Funding of up to CHF 200 thousand is available. The main applicant has to be an ETH professor or researcher. Applications are open until 30 September 2022. ETH Research & Seed Grants

U.S. African Development Foundation — Off-Grid Energy in Africa

The U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF) requests proposals for the USADF Off-Grid Energy Challenge. Selected African off-grid energy companies will receive funding in the form of grant capital of up to US$250 thousand. To be considered for the Challenge, applicants must be 100% African-owned and -managed. Applicants must submit the completed application before 30 September 2022. Off-Grid Energy Africa

U.S. African Development Foundation — Africa Entrepreneurship Challenge

The U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF) requests proposals for the USADF Accelerate Africa Entrepreneurship Challenge. Selected African youth and women-led enterprises will receive funding in the form of grant capital of up to US$250 thousand. Projects must be innovative scalable enterprises that address local needs and have an impact on communities and livelihoods. To be considered for the Challenge, applicants must be 100% African-owned and -managed. Applicants must submit the completed application before 30 September 2022. USADF Africa Entrepreneurship Challenge

Personio Foundation — Support for Climate Action

Personio Foundation provides financial and strategic support to organizations working in the fields of Climate Action and/or Education. Personio offers unrestricted, multi-year grants between €50 thousand and €100 thousand per year as well as non-financial support and Personio software. Non-profit organizations from around the world are invited to apply. The application deadline is 05 September 2022. Support for Climate Action

Facebook — Community Accelerator Program

Facebook announces its Community Accelerator Program to provide training, support and funding to enable great communities to make an even greater positive impact in the world. Facebook will award up to US$40 thousand per community and provide personalized coaching. The program is open to communities that have a presence in Facebook Groups with leaders who reside in the following countries: Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Peru, Mexico, Brazil, United States, Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Bangladesh, United Kingdom, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Ghana, Zambia, Tanzania, Egypt, Morocco, Lebanon, Jordan, United Arab Emirate & India. The application deadline is 10 September 2022. Know more

Climate Tracker — Caribbean Climate Justice Journalism Fellowship

Climate Tracker selects fellows for a 6 months training experience with a range of environmental, storytelling, and journalism experts. Participants will get the chance to put what they’ve learned into practice, by engaging in new media journalism, through podcasts, social media storytelling, and newsletters. Fellows receive a monthly stipend to publish climate stories. Eligibility extends to Caribbean journalists interested in covering climate justice. The deadline to apply is 23 September 2022. Climate Justice Journalism Fellowship

Government of Egypt — ClimaTech Run

ClimaTech is the global competition for tech-entrepreneurs and artists addressing the most pressing climate challenges. ClimaTech focuses on the use of information and communications technology in developing innovative solutions and new applications for climate action in the areas of energy, agriculture, and water management. The grand prize is US$100 thousand. A special prize will be given to the top two African startups. Participants must be a registered startup operating for over 2 years. We could not find a clear deadline. Please apply by the end of September. Click here

Johnson & Johnson — Scholars Award Program for Women in STEM2D

The Johnson & Johnson Scholars Award Program supports female STEM2D leaders (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Manufacturing and Design). The Scholar Award is paid to the university of the recipient in support of her studies and research. Applicants must be assistant female professors or have a global equivalent faculty position at an accredited academic university, institution or design school. The Scholars Program is open to females from all around the world. The application process closes on 30 September 2022. Link

African Academy of Sciences — African Postdoctoral Fellowships

The African Postdoctoral Training Initiative (APTI) supports early-career African scientists who wish to become scientific leaders in their community. APTI makes 4-year postdoctoral fellowships where Fellows are placed in various laboratories for 2 years before returning to their home institutions in Africa for another 2 years of research. Applicants must be citizens of an African country and currently employed in an academic, research, or government position. The fellowship provides salary support of up to US$38 per year, research support of up to US$50 thousand per year, and equipment purchase support of up to US$50 thousand. Nominations must be received by 30 September 2022. Find out more

Fast Forward — Tech Accelerator

The Fast Forward invites applications for the 2023 Accelerator Program to support and scale tech nonprofits. Tech innovations may include agri-tech or clean energy, among others. Selected entrepreneurs receive a US$25 thousand grant, mentorship, and connections to people who can help their innovation scale. The accelerator is open to tech nonprofits from around the world. Applications are open until 30 September 2022. Fast Forward Tech Accelerator