Indo-Norway Call for Proposals on Renewable Energy: Strengthening Collaborations between R&D Institutions

Deadline: 24 May 2017 The Department of Science and Technology (DST) from Indian side and the Research Council of Norway (RCN) from Norwegian side is currently seeking applicants for its joint funding of collaborative research projects in renewable energy to achieve world-class scientific results. The purpose of the call is to strengthen both industrial collaboration to the benefit of companies in both countries, and collaboration between R&D institutions. Thematic Areas Renewable … [Read more...]

Submit EOIs for USAID’s Green Annamites Projects!

Deadline: 28 April 2017 Applications are open for USAID-funded Green Annamites Project in Quang Nam and Thua Thien-Hue provinces which is implemented by ECODIT LLC. The objective of the project is to assist Vietnam’s transition to climate-smart, low emission and resilient development that protects people, landscapes and biodiversity in Vietnam’s priority forested provinces. ECODIT is seeking Expressions of Interest from individuals, companies and organizations who wish to receive … [Read more...]

IUCN Call for Proposals: Energy Small Grants Programme 2017

Deadline: 1 June 2017 The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Oceania Regional Office has launched a call for proposals for its Energy Small Grants Programme 2017. IUCN Oceania’s Energy, Ecosystems and Sustainable Livelihoods Initiative (EESLI) has been funding renewable energy and energy efficiency development in 14 Pacific Island Countries through a multilateral agreement with the Governments of Austria, Italy, Luxembourg, and Spain since 2008. Focus and Priorities … [Read more...]

Best Climate Practices Contest 2017: Building Local Resilience to Climate Disaster Risk

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG) is seeking applications for the fifth edition of its Best Climate Practices (BCP) Contest 2017 with an aim to strengthen the resilience of communities to all hazards, is an essential piece of the sustainable development agenda. The focus of the 2017 contest is “Building local resilience to climate disaster risk”. Floods, drought, heat waves and other extreme weather events pose potential losses to persons and … [Read more...]

CODESRIA’s 2017 Economic Justice Institute: Economic Justice in Africa: Climate Change, Inequalities and Development

Deadline: 10 April 2017 The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) invites applications for participation in an institute on ‘Economic Justice and Climate Change in Africa’ to be convened in Accra, Ghana from 29 May to 7 June 2017, on the broad theme of ‘Economic Justice in Africa: Climate change, Inequalities and Development’. This call targets scholars and researchers working in African universities and research centres; practitioners and civil society … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Argentina: Public Affairs Section Small Grants Program

Deadline: 10 April 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Argentina is seeking applications for its Small Grants Program to assist Argentine organizations in carrying out programs aimed at enhancing communities, providing new opportunities for citizen engagement and promoting and advancing issues of public importance. Topics Environment/science/technology/health themes; English language teaching and learning; Democracy and transparency; Entrepreneurship and innovation; Arts programming … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Renewable Energy Challenge Fund Uganda Clean Cooking Window!

Deadline: 17 April 2017 Applications are open for Renewable Energy Challenge Fund (RECF) Uganda. The goal of RECF is to increase access to renewable, efficient energy for domestic, productive and social uses among underserved poor households, especially in rural areas. By end of 2020, RECF aims to support 150,000 low-income customers transition to renewable energy. The RECF is managed by the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) and funded by the Embassy of Sweden in Uganda. How can … [Read more...]

Natural Resources Conservation Service: Conservation Collaboration Grants Program 2017!

Deadline: 26 May 2017 The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), an agency under the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking applications for its Conservation Collaboration Grants Program. Purpose The purpose of Conservation Collaboration Grants will be to leverage NRCS and partner resources to: Improve soil health in South Dakota. Improve water quality in South Dakota. Provide habitat for local wildlife species of concern. Improve the environmental … [Read more...]

Access Co-Development Facility (ACF): Providing Local Project Developers and Originators in Africa

Deadline: 8 May 2017 The Access Co-Development Facility (ACF) is currently accepting applications to provide local project developers and originators in Africa with the technical expertise and funding required to bring their renewable energy projects to fruition. Access Power aims to contribute its project development expertise and resources to catalyze power projects across the African continent. The partner with local power developers, and assist them through the project development stage … [Read more...]

Applications Open for CTFS-ForestGEO Research Grants Program 2017!

Deadline: 28 April 2017 The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute is currently accepting applications for its Center for Tropical Forest Science - Forest Global Earth Observatory (CTFS-ForestGEO) Research Grants Program 2017 with an aim to provide opportunities for senior researchers, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students to use existing Forest Dynamics Sites and conduct research in collaboration with scientists currently associated with these sites. The Grants Program supports … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Kurita Water and Environmental Foundation Research Grant Program!

Deadline: 27 April 2017 The Kurita Water and Environmental Foundation (KWEF) is currently accepting applications for its Research Grant Program with an aim to support scientists in Asian countries who are conducting research in their own countries on the conservation and restoration of water resources, which are defined as oceans, surface water and underground water as well as the areas of land adjacent to them. Research Areas Research subjects related to water environment in the … [Read more...]

The Research Council of Norway: Inviting Applications for Large-scale Programme on Climate Research (KLIMAFORSK)

Deadline: 26 April 2017 The Research Council of Norway is currently seeking applications for its 10-year initiative The Large-scale Climate Programme (KLIMAFORSK) to generate essential knowledge about the climate to the benefit of society. The programme is currently funded by the Ministry of Climate and Environment, the Ministry of Education and Research, the Ministry of Agriculture and Food, the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries, and cross-sectoral funding from the Ministry of … [Read more...]

British Embassy Buenos Aires: Seeking Proposals for Project Fund 2017 in Argentina

Deadline: 7 April 2017 The British Embassy Buenos Aires is currently accepting proposals for its Project Fund 2017 in order to ensure the provisional allocation for projects that are of high quality and deliver value for money. Priorities Promoting Prosperity: Transparency, Anti-Corruption and Financial Crime Tackling corruption; delivering Argentina’s Anti-corruption Summit commitments; meeting OECD’s standards on anti-bribery, corruption and money laundering; Improving … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Anil Agarwal Media Fellowships on Urban Mobility and Climate Change in India!

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) is currently inviting journalists working in India including freelancers to apply for a one-month media fellowship to investigate and report on issues related to urban mobility and climate change in India. Focus Areas Innovative solutions to decongest urban roads – what are Indian cities doing India’s INDC commitments and how far can interventions in urban public transport help meet them Emissions and fuel … [Read more...]

APHRC: Seeking Applications for Sanitation and Fecal Waste Management in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda

Deadline: 15 April 2017 The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is accepting applications for its fellowship program on Sanitation and Fecal Waste Management with an aim to improve and expand implementation and resourcing of national sanitation policies in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, with a specific focus on human fecal waste management in urban areas. The six fellows will embed their research in the project’s research activities, and will be required to support engagement … [Read more...]

British Embassy San Jose’s RUBIES Fund 2017/2018: Supporting Work in Costa Rica and Nicaragua

Deadline: 2 April 2017 The British Embassy San Jose is currently accepting proposals for its RUBIES Fund 2017/2018. The British Embassy San Jose uses the Foreign & Commonwealth Office’s programme funds to create real, measurable outcomes in support of the institution’s policy goals. The British Embassy San Jose’s RUBIES Fund 2017/2018 is aimed at supporting work in Costa Rica and Nicaragua in areas including, but not limited to: anti-bureaucracy anti-corruption competition … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Supporting Trinidad and Tobago Civil Society Organisations

Deadline: 3 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Measures to Support Trinidad and Tobago Civil Society Organisations” with an aim to improve the democratic governance of the country by strengthening civil society institutional capacity and supporting their participation in the national development process. Objectives The objective of this Call for Proposals is: to facilitate the involvement and … [Read more...]

Australia-India Council Grant 2017: Advancing Australia’s Foreign and Trade Policy Interests

Deadline: 27 April 2017 The Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) is seeking applications for its Australia-India Council Grant 2017 in order to advance Australia’s foreign and trade policy interests by building awareness and understanding between the peoples and institutions of Australia and India. Objectives raise awareness of Australia in India, and of India in Australia, in a way that encourages further growth in relations between the two countries, … [Read more...]

Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs: Inviting Applicants for Community Solutions Program 2017

Deadline: 15 May 2017 The Department of State Bureau Of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) is currently seeking applications for "The Community Solutions Program" to enhance the skills of approximately 100 civic and community leaders to more effectively address current economic, environmental, political, and social challenges in their communities. Thematic Areas Environmental Issues: Fellowships should focus on issues related to water and resource management, food security, … [Read more...]

Apply for Impact Amplifier Investment Readiness Accelerator 2017!

Deadline: 21 April 2017 The Impact Amplifier is seeking applications for its "Investment Readiness Accelerator programme 2017". The phenomenon of “Impact Investing”, investments with the intention to generate social and environmental impact alongside a financial return, is growing rapidly in South Africa. Entrepreneurs that are focused on education, health care, housing, food security, financial inclusion, energy, water, and other climate adaptation/change issues are critical to creating a … [Read more...]

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