UNDP Call for Project Proposals: Global Environmental Facility Small Grants Programme in Barbados

Deadline: 7 April 2017 Applications are open for "The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP)" implemented by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) providing civil society organisations (CSOs) with technical and financial support in the form of grant funding, to projects focused on environmental conservation and restoration, while enhancing people’s livelihoods and well‐being. Thematic Areas Community landscape/ seascape conservation Climate smart … [Read more...]

GBIF Call for Proposals: Biodiversity Information for Development (BID) Programme for sub-Saharan Africa

Deadline: 9 April 2017 The Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF), funded by the European Union is seeking concept notes for project funding from sub-Saharan Africa under for the Biodiversity Information for Development (BID) programme. Objectives The program seeks to support projects from sub-Saharan Africa that: Mobilize biodiversity data relating to protected areas, threatened species, and invasive alien species Use and extend best practices for digitizing natural … [Read more...]

Natural Resources Conservation Service: Conservation Innovation Grant

Deadline: 14 April 2017 The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), an agency under the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), is seeking applications for its Conservation Innovation Grant (CIG) to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies. CIG promotes sharing of skills, knowledge, technologies, and facilities among communities, governments, and other institutions to ensure that scientific and technological developments are … [Read more...]

National Park Service: Land and Water Conservation Fund State and Local Assistance Program

Deadline: 28 April 2017 The National Park Service is seeking applications from eligible organizations for its Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) State and Local Assistance Program to acquire and/or develop lands for public outdoor recreation purposes. The LWCF State and Local Assistance Program was established in 1964 to assist in preserving, developing and assuring accessibility to present and future generations of U.S. citizens and visitors “such quality and quantity of outdoor … [Read more...]

Global Forest Watch (GFW): 2017 Call for Proposals for Small Grants Fund

Deadline: 15 April 2017 Global Forest Watch (GFW) has launched the 2017 call for proposals for Small Grants Fund to support non-governmental organizations by providing financial and technical support to optimize their use of GFW tools and data for better forest monitoring and management. The Small Grants Fund seeks to promote uptake of Global Forest Watch by civil society organizations to use in their research, advocacy, and fieldwork. Small Grants Fund projects include: Forest … [Read more...]

Belize Marine Fund: Supporting High-Priority Natural Resources Management and Conservation Initiatives

Deadline: 27 March 2017 The Mesoamerican Reef Fund (MAR Fund) and Oak Foundation are accepting proposals for its Belize Marine Fund to support high-priority natural resources management and conservation initiatives in Belize. Objectives To promote the sustainable use and management of Belize’s priority marine resources. To support civil society conservation organizations in targeted efforts geared at policy and legislative reforms for enhanced marine resources management. Grant … [Read more...]

EREF Call for Applications: Awarding Grants for Sustainable Solid Waste Management Research

Deadline: 1 June 2017 Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF), an IRS 501(c)(3) non-profit organization is currently accepting applications for the Sustainable Solid Waste Management Research program. The sustainability movement has reached the business models of nearly every industry in the United States, and many companies, municipalities and states have set aggressive sustainability goals that include how waste stream are being managed.  The EREF Board of Directors has set … [Read more...]

Temasek Foundation Ecosperity: Call for Proposals for Sustainable, Innovative Solutions to Improve Liveability

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Temasek Foundation Ecosperity is seeking proposals for Sustainable, Innovative Solutions to Improve Liveability. The Foundation seeks to help innovators overcome initial obstacles to reach a stage where they can demonstrate the effectiveness of their ideas for eventual application. Temasek Foundation Ecosperity is a Singapore-based non-profit philanthropic organisation that funds and supports strategic and impact-driven programmes focusing on championing the … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Complementary Support to the Development of Waste Management Schemes in Lebanon

Deadline: 17 April 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Complementary support to the development of waste management schemes” in order to protect the coastal zones and maritime resources from any environmental degradation by land-based sources of pollution. Priority Issues Municipal solid waste and, Industrial waste (including waste water, slaughterhouse waste, non-hazardous waste like for instance olive … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2017 Green Star Awards!

Deadline: 30 April 2017 Nominations are open for 2017 Green Star Awards, a joint initiative between Green Cross International (GCI), the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP). The purpose of the Green Star Awards is to recognize individuals, organizations, governments and companies who demonstrate achievements in preventing, preparing for and responding to environmental emergencies as well as to integrate environment in … [Read more...]

NFWF Request for Proposals: Resilient Communities Program for US-Based Non-profits

Deadline: 30 March 2017 The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation ()NFWF) in partnership with Wells Fargo has created the Resilient Communities Program to help communities prepare for future impacts associated with sea level rise, water quantity and quality and forest conservation. By taking advantage of natural features like wetlands, resilient shorelines, urban tree canopies, natural forests and healthy upstream watersheds, communities can accrue quality of life benefits today, enhance fish … [Read more...]

STDF Development and Innovation Grants: 6th Call for National Challenges Projects

Deadline: 2 April 2017 The Science and Technology Development Fund (STDF) is seeking applications to provide grants under its National Challenges Projects (NCP) to address public and private sector priority needs in all areas with the ultimate goal of improving socio-economic issues and/or enhancing the nation’s GDP. The objectives of this call are proposed to encourage scientists to respond to society needs and market demand, and to apply innovative or applicable solutions to urgent and … [Read more...]

USDA-NRCS: Conservation Innovation Grant (CIG) 2017 for United States

Deadline: 14 April 2017 The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) an agency under the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking proposals for its Conservation Innovation Grant (CIG) to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies, while leveraging the Federal investment in environmental enhancement and protection in conjunction with agricultural production. The proposed innovative project or activity must promote … [Read more...]

WWF Nepal: Providing Small Grants under USAID Funded Hariyo Ban Program

Deadline: 31 March 2017 WWF Nepal is seeking proposals from relevant CSOs (NGOs, academic and research institutions, community based organizations), private sector organizations, consulting firms, individuals, and media houses and Students for its Small Grant Program under USAID Funded Hariyo Ban Program to support capacity building, provide technical assistance, and help grab new opportunities that arise in the fields of biodiversity conservation, CCA, livelihoods, GESI and governance. The … [Read more...]

NRCS Call for Proposals: Conservation Innovation Grant (CIG) in United States

Deadline: 28 April 2017 The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is seeking proposals for its Conservation Innovation Grant (CIG) to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies while leveraging the Federal investment in environmental enhancement and protection, in conjunction with agricultural and forestry production. The proposed innovative project or activity must promote environmental protection or natural resources enhancement, … [Read more...]

USAID Call for Applications: Inviting Organizations for Municipal Waste Recycling Program (MWRP)

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications from eligible organizations for its Municipal Waste Recycling Program (MWRP) with an aim to provide grants and technical assistance to organizations operating projects in the Philippines, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam related to improving solid waste management and recycling, thereby contributing to the reduction of discarded plastics entering the oceans. Priorities Research that can … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in Energy-Water-Climate Change Nexus Workshop

Deadline: 26 April 2017 How can our energy and water systems be more sustainable? How resilient are they against natural and social risks and potential disruptions? And how should different stakeholders, such as cities or multi-national companies, prepare themselves to understand sustainability and resilience in such context? Applications are currently open for the workshop on "Energy-Water-Climate Change Nexus (EWCN) in a Transitional Economy: Sustainability and Resilience". Energy and water … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Mauritania: Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program

Deadline: 14 July 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Mauritania is seeking applications for its Annual Program Statement (APS) for Public Diplomacy Small Grants to award a limited number of grants to individuals, non-governmental organizations, think tanks, and academic institutions. Goals Security: Promote greater security by countering both direct and indirect threats Environment/Climate change: Promote climate change education Professional Development: Promote Science, Technology, … [Read more...]

Apply for Postcode Lottery Green Challenge: Inviting Green Start-ups from all Over the World

Deadline: 1 June 2017 Registrations are open for the 11th edition of the Postcode Lottery Green Challenge, an annual international competition that rewards products/services/technologies that successfully combine sustainability, entrepreneurship and creativity. The Postcode Lottery Green Challenge is one of the world's largest competitions in the field of sustainable entrepreneurship. Prize Information The winner will receive €500,000 to further develop their product or service, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Ideas4Change for the SDGs Award!

Deadline: 12 March 2017 The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) is inviting applicants for its Ideas4Change for the SDGs Award. The event will show-case how innovative entrepreneurial talent can contribute to address today’s social and environmental challenges, through new groundbreaking ideas that can become successful business. It will take place in the context of the UNECE Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (25 April) and Commission Session 2017 in Geneva (26-27 … [Read more...]

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