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.

Coady International Institute — Women’s Leadership 2019

The Global Change Leaders Program is a seven-week education program to enable women from developing countries to strengthen their leadership capacities at the Coady Institute, affiliated with St Francis Xavier University in Canada. The program offers successful candidates a full scholarship that includes tuition, travel, accommodations, and meals. Applicants should have at least four years of demonstrated leadership experience in fields such as food security, environment, and others. The application deadline is 30 November 2018. More about the program

Toptal — Scholarships for Women

Toptal awards US$10 thousand and a year of mentorship to five future female leaders who want to change the world. (Note: This may include one or more categories of the Terra Viva Grants Directory, including sustainable development, livelihoods, and science.) The grant can be used to pursue a degree, attend conferences or implement a project. Applications are accepted from Africa, Oceania, Asia, Europe, and the Americas. Please note that deadlines vary depending on the location of the applicant, starting with the first application deadline on 13 September 2018. Find the Toptal Scholarships for Women

AAUW — International Fellowships 2019

AAUW’s International Fellowship program provides support for women pursuing full-time graduate or postdoctoral study in the United States. (Note: Fields of study may include one or more categories of the Terra Viva Grants Directory as long as they focus on the advancement of women and girls’ rights.) Award amounts range from US$ 18-30 thousand for one year of study. To be eligible for an International Fellowship, applicants must have citizenship in a country other than the U.S. and intend to return to her home country to pursue a professional career. The deadline for applications is 15 November 2018. More about the fellowship

International Women’s Media Foundation — African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative

The IWMF created the African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative (AGLRI) to provide training and support for female in-country journalists from the Central African Republic, Congo, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. The aim is to provide necessary funding to independent journalists to cover under-reported issues including issues of empowerment, democracy, food security, and conservation efforts. Grants will be awarded to cover reporting-related costs, including travel, and average between US$10 thousand to US$15 thousand. Applications are accepted until 21 August 2018. Interested?

United States Agency for International Development — Power Africa: Women Leaders in the Energy Sector

Power Africa accepts applications from women in the energy sector to participate in a four-week career development training workshop (October 2018). Successful applicants will be provided round-trip transportation, lodging, meals, and course materials. Women (between 18-35 years) from sub-Saharan Africa with experience in the energy sector are eligible to apply. The closing date for applications is 31 July 2018. Find details

African Women’s Development Fund — Empowering African Women

The African Women’s Development Fund supports organizations working towards the empowerment of African women and the achievement of gender equality on the continent. To increase income opportunities for women, projects can work with smallholder women farmers, and address issues of climate change and food security. Applicant organizations must have at least three years of experience, be led by a woman, and have a focus on women’s rights. Grants range from US$20 thousand to US$500 thousand for up to two years. AWDF accepts applications from women’s rights organisations in Africa and the Middle East. Applications are due 24 July 2018. More

Princess Sabeeka Bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa — Women’s Empowerment

Princess Sabeeka Bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa (Bahrain) awards the Global Award for Women’s Empowerment. The Princess invites projects that work to advance gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls through sustainable development and education in their communities. The winners of the four award categories will receive US$100 thousand each. Individuals, civil society, public and private institutions are encouraged to apply. Applications will be accepted until 31 August 2018. Interested?

Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development — Media Fellowship Programme

APWLD invites female media professionals across Asia-Pacific region to participate in the inaugural media fellowship programme that aims to strengthen media advocacy on grassroots issues. The fellowship theme for this year is Climate Change. Proposed projects should focus on the feminist perspective of climate justice. Selected journalists will be given a stipend of US$1,000 to cover expenses for research and travel. Projects have to be submitted by 30 June 2018. Find details

International RiverFoundation — Fellowship for Women in Water Management

The International RiverFoundation invites applications for the Vera Thiess Fellowship for Women. Women from developing countries get the opportunity to gain valuable work experience through the IRF and its partners, with the goal of advancing women’s participation in water and river management. The Foundation offers a 3 to 6 months fellowship consisting of project work, funding for travel and participation in the International Riversymposium (Australia). Applications have to be submitted by 29 July 2018. Find the guidelines for application

World Bank — Competition for Women Entrepreneurs

The World Bank Group, in partnership with Wharton School’s Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research, UN Development Programme (UNDP) and UN Women, seeks applications for its “SDGs & Her Competition for Women Entrepreneurs”. SDGs&Her is an online competition for women entrepreneurs from all around the world to showcase how they are supporting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through their business operations. The competition is open to women-owned and/or women-lead microenterprises. The top winners will be recognized at an event on the margins of the 2018 UN General Assembly Week in New York City (September 2018). The deadline for applications is 30 June 2018. Details