Nominations Open for Friend of Conservation Award!

Deadline: 31 August 2018 Nominations are open for Friend of Conservation Award that recognizes an individual, business, organization, or agency outside the association for outstanding contributions to the conservation of their nation’s natural resources. Award Information The recipient will be honored at the NACD Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas this coming February.   … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: 2018 – 2019 Canada Fund for Local Initiatives for Kenya

Deadline: 20 July 2018 The High Commission of Canada in Kenya has announced the call for proposals for the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) for the 2018-2019 funding cycle. Funding Information The average contribution is expected to be in the range of CAD $15,000-$20,000 for each individual project. Larger projects may be considered on an exceptional basis. The average duration of a CFLI project is six (6) consecutive months, with all project activities to be completed by … [Read more...]

Common Fund for Commodities: 13th Call for Proposals for Support of Commodity Development Activities

Deadline: 31 October 2018 The Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) is seeking proposals for support of Commodity development activities in its member countries. The CFC is an intergovernmental institution which provides financing to organisations and enterprises engaged in commodity value chains in its member countries. Through a range of financial instruments, the CFC seeks to support business activities in the field of commodity development, including agriculture, minerals and metals in … [Read more...]

Sophie and Karl Binding Foundation: Promoting and Strengthening Social Cohesion and Equality

Deadline: 15 September 2018 The Sophie and Karl Binding Foundation is inviting applications for its grant program to support projects in the areas of environment, social, education and culture in Switzerland. The Foundation is a non-profit foundation and politically and religiously independent. Goals Promote and strengthen social cohesion and equalization in Switzerland as well as the integration and understanding of the different parts of the country; Contribute to the preservation … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Canon Oceania Grants Program in New Zealand!

Deadline: 20 July 2018 Applications are open for "Canon Oceania Grants Program" to support schools and not-for-profit groups who are addressing both social and environmental issues in their community and inspiring change for future generations. Categories Community Grant: A project with significance to a local community; Educational Grant: A project being run by a primary, secondary or tertiary school; Environmental Grant: A project with environmental significance and … [Read more...]

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Services: Seeking Applications for Canada Standard Grants Program

Deadline: 24 August 2018 The Canada Standard Grants Program, a matching grant program, is currently open for applications to support public-private partnerships carrying out wetlands conservation projects in Canada. Their projects contribute to a comprehensive, programmatic approach towards furthering the goals of the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA). Project activities involve the long-term conservation of wetlands and associated upland habitats for the benefit of waterfowl … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Canon Oceania Grants Program in Australia!

Deadline: 20 July 2018 Applications are open for "Canon Oceania Grants Program" to support schools and not-for-profit groups who are addressing both social and environmental issues in their community and inspiring change for future generations. Grant Categories Community Grant: A project with significance to a local community; Educational Grant: A project being run by a primary, secondary or tertiary school; Environmental Grant: A project with environmental significance and … [Read more...]

Enovert Community Trust: Supporting Community and Environmental Projects in UK

Deadline: 24 August 2018 Enovert Community Trust (formerly Cory Environmental Trust in Britain) is seeking applications for its grant program to support community and environmental projects across the UK. The Trust awards grants under the terms of the Landfill Communities Fund (LCF), providing funding to a broad range of projects that have as big an impact on the community as possible. Objectives Funding of high-quality projects which bring maximum impact to as broad a section of the … [Read more...]

GCRF Networking Grants Round 3: Addressing Global Issues faced by Developing Countries

Deadline: 8 August 2018 The Academy of Medical Sciences in partnership with the British Academy, the Royal Academy of Engineering, and the Royal Society, has launched its third call for Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Networking Grants Program with an aim to support cutting-edge interdisciplinary research that addresses the global issues faced by developing countries. The scheme allows researchers from across disciplines and from developing countries and the UK to hold networking … [Read more...]

World Bank approves $14.6 Million to Smallholder Farmers affected by Climate Change in Zambia

Under the Climate Investment Funds, the World Bank has approved $14.6 million to help create a private sector approach for smallholder farmers affected by climate change in Zambia. Zambia Strengthening Climate Resilience (PPCR Phase II) will help integrate financial and technical services such as savings, microcredit and index insurance into the existing approaches on climate resilience, conservation agriculture and renewable natural resource management. It will increase the number of … [Read more...]

LIFE: Seeking Proposals for Action Grants to finance “Preparatory Projects”

Deadline: 20 September 2018 LIFE is seeking proposals for its Action Grants to finance "Preparatory Projects" under the LIFE sub-programmes for Environment. According to the LIFE Regulation, Preparatory projects address specific needs for the development and implementation of Union environmental or climate policy and legislation. LIFE projects shall take place in the territory of the European Union Member States. The LIFE Programme may also finance activities outside the EU and in overseas … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Interreg North-West Europe Programme!

Deadline: 22 November 2018 Applications are open for Interreg North-West Europe (NWE) that is a European Territorial Cooperation Programme funded by the European Commission with the ambition to make the North-West Europe area a key economic player and an attractive place to work and live, with high levels of innovation, sustainability and cohesion. It invests EUR 370 million of European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) in activities based on the cooperation of organisations from eight … [Read more...]

NERC: Human-Environment Interactions & the Sustainable Development Goals

Deadline: 31 July 2018 The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) is seeking proposals for its "Human-Environment Interactions & the Sustainable Development Goals" with an aim to significantly improve their understanding of the complex interactions between people and the environment required to make progress in achieving the United Nations Global Goals (Sustainable Development Goals). Objectives The capacity to chart a course from the knowledge of human-environment systems to the … [Read more...]

RECP Finance Catalyst: Targeting Small and Medium Scale Renewable Energy Projects

Deadline: 1 July 2018 The Africa-EU Renewable Energy Cooperation Programme (RECP) is seeking proposals for its program entitled “Finance Catalyst” to finance opportunities and vice versa, targeting small- and medium-scale renewable energy (RE) projects in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Finance Catalyst team works with project developers to connect qualified projects to development finance institutions (DFIs), project preparation support instruments, impact investors and commercial lenders, providing … [Read more...]

Empowers Africa: Grants to Support Human Empowerment, Wildlife Protection and Land Conservation

Deadline: 30 September 2018 Empowers Africa is seeking applications to fund programs in the areas of human empowerment, wildlife protection and land conservation in sub-Saharan Africa. Empowers Africa is a U.S. public charity under IRC Section 501(c)(3) that supports programs in the areas of human empowerment, wildlife protection and land conservation in sub-Saharan Africa. The foundation’s focus is on: funding programs in communities that surround protected conservation and wildlife … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Lottery Environment and Heritage Grant Program!

Deadline: 8 August 2018 Applications are open for Lottery Environment and Heritage Grant Program that will help to protect, conserve or care for our natural, cultural and physical heritage, or allow us to better understand and access these resources. Priority Areas Natural heritage: protect and restore habitats and ecosystems for native plants or animals protect and conserve native plants or animals that are rare, in danger or at risk in their habitats improve public access … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Ashoka’s Youth Venture India’s 9th Panel Program!

Deadline: 1 July 2018 Applications are open for Ashoka’s Youth Venture India's 9th Panel Program which identifies and supports teenagers who have started their own initiatives for addressing social and environmental problems. The selected Youth Venturers are inducted into a global community and gain access to workshops, strategic mentorship, fundraising support, media partnerships, exposure visits and more opportunities to grow themselves and their initiatives. Benefits Ashoka covers … [Read more...]

Call for Concept Proposals: GEF Small Grants Programme

Deadline: 9 July 2018 The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP) implemented by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Malaysia is currently inviting qualified civil society organizations to put forward Concept Proposal. The purpose for Concept Proposal is to assist interested applicants to use their time and effort more effectively and also to ensure that they are on the right track from the very beginning. Eligible Project Activities All project proposals … [Read more...]

Innovation Norway CFPs: Business Development, Innovation and SMEs Bulgaria

Deadline: 11 October 2018 Innovation Norway is seeking proposals for its business development programme entitled "Business Development, Innovation and SMEs Bulgaria" with an aim to increase value creation and sustainable growth in Bulgarian business sector. The Programme is part of Norway Grants 2014-2021 financial mechanism meant to contribute to the reduction of economic and social disparities in the European Economic Area (EEA) and to strengthen the bilateral relations between Norway and … [Read more...]

EPA Green Enterprise 2018: Innovation for a Circular Economy Programme

Deadline: 19 July 2018 The EPA has launched its Innovation for a Circular Economy Programme that will support companies and organisations in Ireland to develop and demonstrate consumer and business solutions that will stimulate resource efficiency and the circular economy. Funding for the Innovation for a Circular Economy Programme is provided by the Irish Government through the Department of Communications, Climate Action & Environment. It is implemented by the Environmental Protection … [Read more...]