ICNL: Promoting a Favorable Legal Environment for Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO)

Deadline: 15 August 2018 The International Center for the Law of the Non-Profit Sector (ICNL) is currently seeking applications for organizations not governmental agencies in Guatemala for a grant of up to US $ 20,000 for carry out activities related to the challenges of the legal environment that affect NGOs in the country. The grant will support the efforts of local partners to: Analyze the challenges of the legal environment based on national law and law compared. Promote greater … [Read more...]

Ecologists in Africa: Providing Support of Up to £8,000

Deadline: 10 September 2018 The British Ecological Society (BES) is accepting applications for its Ecologists in Africa grant program to carry out innovative ecological research. The grant is designed support applicants to develop their skills, experience and knowledge base as well as making connections with ecologists in the developed world. Funding Information The maximum value of a grant is £8,000 for research. An additional sum up to £2,000 may be requested to fund travel to help … [Read more...]

EIB approves EUR 12.6 Billion for 83 Projects across Europe, Asia, Latin America and Africa

The European Investment Bank (EIB) approved a total of EUR 12.6 billion of new financing for 83 projects located across Europe, Asia, Latin America and Africa which will finalise new programmes to enhance access to finance by small business in partnership with local banks, and support new investment in energy, transport, communications and urban development. Out of the total funding the board has approved EUR 4.5 billion of new financing to support business investment across Europe and beyond, … [Read more...]

IFAD CFPs: Advancing Technologies and Capacity Building for Climate-smart Aquaculture

Deadline: 6 August 2018 IFAD is seeking proposals for its programme entitled "Advancing Technologies and Capacity Building for Climate-smart Aquaculture" to support adaptive research, technology transfer and piloting climate smart aquaculture technologies and good practices. It will support capacity building in technologies for national aquaculture research and extension agencies in the targeted countries (Eritrea, Ethiopia and Egypt) and produce and disseminate knowledge materials to … [Read more...]

Apply Now for 2018 Gender Just Climate Solutions Awards!

Deadline: 10 September 2018 The Women & Gender Constituency is currently inviting applicants to participate in the 2018 Gender Just Climate Solutions Awards. The Women and Gender Constituency (WGC) is one of the nine stakeholder groups of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Established in 2009, the WGC now consists of 20 women’s and environmental civil society organizations, who are working to ensure that women’s voices and their rights are embedded in all … [Read more...]

Start-Up Chile Seed Program: Strengthening Enterprise Environment & Culture of Innovation in Chile

Deadline: 4 September 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for Start-Up Chile Seed program to attract world class entrepreneurs to do business in Chile. Seed accommodates early stage entrepreneurs who will strengthen the enterprise environment, support the culture of innovation in Chile and connect with Latam to grow from their region to the world. Start-Up Chile (SUP) is a public startup accelerator created by the Chilean Government for high-potential entrepreneurs to bootstrap their startups … [Read more...]

Rumphius Foundation Grants: Enriching Groups and Organizations in United States

Deadline: 28 February 2019 The Rumphius Foundation is seeking applications for its grant program to brighten the lives of a diverse range of people in need of a helping hand through projects that enrich groups and organizations across America, and simultaneously educate young people about sustainability and healthy living. The purpose of the Rumphius Foundation is to make the world a little more beautiful; to sow little seeds of hope and joy that will strengthen community and protect the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for WFN’s Whitley Awards 2019! A Chance to Win Up to £40,000 GBP

Deadline: 31 October 2018 Are you a dynamic conservation leader or do you know of one? If yes, then apply for the WFN’s Whitley Awards 2019! The Whitley Fund for Nature (WFN) is seeking applications for its Whitley Awards 2019 to support the work of proven grassroots conservation leaders in developing countries. Objectives Find, recognise and fund proven grassroots conservation leaders in resource-poor, biodiversity-rich countries. Champion and repeat fund the most effective … [Read more...]

High Commission of Canada in Jamaica: 2018-19 Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI)

Deadline: 27 July 2018 High Commission of Canada in Jamaica is seeking proposals for its 2018-19 Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI). The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) program for Jamaica is administered directly through the High Commission of Canada for Jamaica, based in Kingston, Jamaica. The CFLI program is funded and administered separately from Canada’s Caribbean Regional Development Program, which covers the CARICOM countries. Thematic Priorities All projects must align … [Read more...]

empowering people. Award 2019: Inviting Social Entrepreneurs and Developers from across the World

Deadline: 31 October 2018 Siemens Stiftung has launched empowering people. Award 2019, calling on social entrepreneurs and developers from across the world to submit their projects with impact. The award identifies and supports low-tech solutions that address crucial basic needs sectors in developing regions. Technologies entering the competition should be simple, feasible, embedded in a social business model, and deliver sustainable support to a local community in one of the following eight … [Read more...]

Applications Open for GSMA Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation Fund!

Deadline: 10 August 2018 Applications open for the GSMA Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation Fund that aims to promote innovation in the use of mobile technology to address humanitarian challenges. The Fund is supported by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), the GSMA, and its members. This funding round will test new technical solutions, catalyse ideas to improve or transform institutional systems, and enable solutions to empower, assist or protect individuals and communities … [Read more...]

AI for Earth Program: Seeking Proposals from all over the World

Deadline: 8 October 2018 The National Geographic Society (NGS) and Microsoft’s AI for Earth program are seeking proposals to support the exploration of how Artificial intelligence (AI) can help us understand, engage, and protect the planet. The grants will support the creation and deployment of open source trained models and algorithms that are available to other environmental researchers and innovators and thereby have the potential to provide exponential impact. Core Areas To qualify, … [Read more...]

Captain Planet Foundation’s ecoTech Grants: Addressing Environmental Problems in the U.S.

Deadline: 15 January 2019 The Captain Planet Foundation is seeking applications for “ecoTech Grants” to engage children in inquiry-based, STEM-related projects that leverage technology and/or use nature-based design to address environmental problems in local communities. ecoTech Grants were created to combat the notion that students needed to choose between “the screen” or “the green” and to encourage educators and students to explore the role technology can play in designing and implementing … [Read more...]

Captain Planet Foundation’s ecoSolution Grants: Building the Next Generation of Environmental Stewards

Deadline: 15 January 2019 The Captain Planet Foundation is inviting applications for its ecoSolution Grants to build the next generation of environmental stewards and change-agents. The Foundation has supported educators and their work to facilitate youth-led projects that result in positive impacts to the environment of a school or community. Objectives Empower youth by providing hands-on environmental stewardship opportunities Inspire youth and communities to become agents of … [Read more...]

LC4LS Project launched to strengthen NGOs in Ten Eastern and Southern Caribbean Countries

Local Capacity for Local Solutions (LC4LS) Project funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) was launched in Guyana’s capital city of Georgetown to strengthen the managerial, organizational, and administrative capacities of NGOs working in the areas of youth and citizen security, HIV and AIDS, and environmental resilience, as well as those that address poverty alleviation, economic empowerment and work with marginalized populations. The project is being … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for National Geographic Society’s Exploration Grant Program!

Deadline: 3 October 2018 National Geographic Society is seeking applications for its Exploration Grant which is a request for funding by an experienced project leader in the areas of conservation, education, research, storytelling, and technology. Funding Information Projects are typically funded for between US $10,000 and US $30,000. Eligibility Criteria All applicants must be at least 18 years old at the time they submit an application. National Geographic Society encourages … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Request for Proposals for Making the Case for Nature Programme

Deadline: 3 October 2018 National Geographic Society is currently inviting applicants for its programme entitled “Making the Case for Nature” to determine effective ways to market wildlife to inspire positive action to save species and ecosystems by applying principles of science communication. One of the greatest challenges in addressing wildlife issues is that simply communicating the science is often insufficient to inspire action. How might visual artists, photographers, and videographers … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Fiji: Regional Environment, Science, Technology, and Health (ESTH) Grants for Pacific Island

Deadline: 15 August 2018 The Regional Environmental Office of the Pacific (REO) based at the U.S. Embassy in Suva, Fiji, has announced an open competition for its "Regional Environment, Science, Technology, and Health (ESTH) Grants for Pacific Island State" to support local or regional small-scale environmental projects in eligible countries in the Pacific Islands region. Projects should seek to meet local or regional needs, involve local expertise and know-how in the design and implementation … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society RFPs: Recovery of Species on the Brink of Extinction

Deadline: 3 October 2018 National Geographic Society is inviting proposals for its Recovery of Species on the Brink of Extinction to halt further biodiversity decline by implementing species conservation plans. National Geographic Society will support on the ground priorities of IUCN SSC Species Conservation Plans (e.g. Action Plans, Conservation Strategies, Population and Habitat Viability Assessments) as well as conservation actions that are endorsed by the relevant IUCN SSC Species … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Seeking Proposals for Reducing Marine Plastic Pollution Program

Deadline: 3 October 2018 The National Geographic Society is seeking proposals for its program entitled “Reducing Marine Plastic Pollution” to measurably reduce plastic pollution before it reaches the ocean. National Geographic Society seeks scientists and innovators, including conservationists, educators, and storytellers, who develop or pilot solutions that stop pollution and/or effect behavior change in key stakeholders. Preference will be given to applicants who are residents or citizens … [Read more...]