The Canadian Embassy in Ukraine: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives 2017-2018

Deadline: 12 May 2017 The Canadian Embassy in Ukraine is seeking applications from Ukrainian community association or organizations for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives 2017-2018. Thematic Priorities Promoting gender equality and empowerment of women and girls; Support of development of human potential, particularly in the areas of health, nutrition and education; Defending and securing human rights, inclusive and accountable governance, democracy, the peaceful pluralism and … [Read more...]

United States Department of Agriculture, NIFA: Food Safety Outreach Competitive Grant Program

Deadline: 6 June 2017 The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), an agency of United States Department of Agriculture is seeking applications from eligible organisations for its Food Safety Outreach Competitive Grant Program to address knowledge and resource gaps for the target audience in the areas of pre- and post-harvest water testing and sampling, soil amendments, developing supply chain programs, and/or developing food safety plans. The program will support projects that … [Read more...]

Clif Bar Family Foundation Small Grants: Strengthening Communities across the US

Deadline: 1 June 2017 The Clif Bar Family Foundation is currently seeking applicants for its small grants program to strengthen the food system and the communities, enhance public health, and safeguard environmental and natural resources. These grants are awarded for general organizational support as well as funding for specific projects. Priority Areas Priority is given to applicants that Address funding priorities from a holistic perspective i.e.: Protect Earth's beauty and … [Read more...]

USDA-NIFA Call for Proposals: Agriculture and Food Research Initiative

Deadline: 28 June 2017 The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), United States of Food and Agriculture (USDA) is currently accepting applications for its Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI), a competitive grant program that will provide funding for fundamental and applied research, education, and extension to address food and agricultural sciences, as amended by the 2014 Farm Bill under section 7401. Priority Areas The legislation directed the Secretary to award … [Read more...]

ZIMDEF-NEPAD SANBio Call for Proposals: Innovative Solutions in Health and Nutrition

Deadline: 19 May 2017 The Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (ZIMDEF) in conjunction with NEPAD SANBio (Southern Africa Network for Biosciences) and supported by the BioFISA II Programme (a Finnish-Southern African Partnership Programme to Strengthen NEPAD SANBio) are inviting interested innovators for “Innovative Solutions in Health and Nutrition" grant programme. The grant is for organisations in the SANBio member states for nutrition innovations with potential regional and global impact and … [Read more...]

Apply for USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program!

Deadline: 19 June 2017 The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is currently seeking applications for its "Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)" that is focused on improving the quality and efficiency of operations and processes within the SNAP office. Specifically, FNS is interested in initiatives that use new technologies or examine office processes in order to improve application processing timeliness for initial or recertification applications. Purpose The purpose of … [Read more...]

USAID’s Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems: Enhancing the Production and Consumption of Animal-Source Foods

Deadline for Reach Grants: 14 May 2017 Deadline for Focus Grants: 26 May 2017 The University of Florida (UF) Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is seeking applications from eligible organizations for its Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems (LSIL) programme, awarded by U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) with an aim to enhance the production, marketing, and consumption of animal-source foods (ASF) in the target countries in order to increase the … [Read more...]

USAID/DCHA/OFDA: Emergency Nutrition and WASH Rapid Response Capacity in Ethiopia

Deadline: 16 May 2017 The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA), Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA), and Office of Food for Peace (FFP), is seeking applications for a program entitled “Emergency Nutrition and WASH Rapid Response Capacity in Ethiopia” with an aim to support a well-coordinated emergency water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and nutrition rapid response capacity that can be triggered to … [Read more...]

USDA/NIFA Call for Applications: Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Fields Program (WAMS)

Deadline: 8 June 2017 The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is currently seeking applications for its program titled "Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Fields Program (WAMS)". This program supports research and extension projects that have robust collaborations to increase the participation of women and underrepresented minorities from rural areas in science, technology, engineering, and … [Read more...]

USDA-NIFA Request for Proposals: Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Foundational Program in the U.S.

Deadline: 30 September 2018 The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is currently seeking applications for its Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) "Foundational Program". The goal of this program is to invest in agricultural production research, education, and extension projects for more sustainable, productive and economically viable plant and animal production systems. Priority Areas Plant Health and Production and Plant … [Read more...]

USAID/BFS: Feed The Future Partnership with Partners for Food Solutions (PFS)

Deadline: 12 May 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Bureau for Food Security (BFS) is seeking concept notes for its “Feed The Future Partnership with Partners for Food Solutions (PFS) to strengthen the food processing sector in Africa. The objective of the Feed the Future Partnership with Partners in Food Solutions is to engage and mobilize the expertise, infrastructures and resources of PFS and others to transfer knowledge from the volunteer employees of … [Read more...]

Apply for Newton Researcher Links Travel Grants 2017: Strengthening Links for Future Collaboration!

Deadline: 13 June 2017 The British Council is currently inviting applicants for its Newton Researcher Links Travel Grants 2017 with an aim to enhance and strengthen links for future collaboration, build research capacity in developing economies and enhance the researchers’ career opportunities. Objectives Support international development-relevant research – Travel Grants are intended to support research areas relevant to the economic development and social welfare of partner … [Read more...]

USAID Request for Applications: Development Food Security Activities in Uganda

Deadline: 17 May 2017 The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Office of Food for Peace (FFP) is seeking applications for Development Food Security Activities in Uganda. Private voluntary organizations or cooperatives that are, to the extent practicable, registered with the USAID Administrator may apply. The Office of Food for Peace (FFP), in the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID’s) Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA), is the U.S. … [Read more...]

USAID-IHSAN Innovation Fund: Improvement of Nutrition and WASH Status in Afghanistan

Deadline: 15 May 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), implemented by FHI 360 and its partners are inviting applicants for its Initiative for Hygiene, Sanitation and Nutrition (IHSAN) Innovation Fund to implement the Improvement of Nutrition and WASH Status in Afghanistan (Phase I) with an aim to support increasing the reach and quality of high impact, cost-effective, and evidence-based nutrition and WASH interventions in Afghanistan. The Innovations Fund is a … [Read more...]

USAID Reforestation Project: Addressing Environmental Degradation and Loss of Tree Cover in Haiti

Deadline: 5 May 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) mission in Haiti, is seeking applications for "USAID Reforestation Project", a five-year environment and food security activity designed to address environmental degradation and loss of tree cover in Haiti. USAID expects this project to reduce the threat of deforestation and increase tree cover in and around targeted areas, in line with USAID/Haiti’s goal of restoring the provision of environmental services in … [Read more...]

DHHS Request for Applications: Advancing Conformance with the Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards

Deadline: 15 May 2017 The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Food and Drug Administration is seeking applications to advance efforts for a nationally integrated food safety system through the conformance with and advancement of the Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards (VNRFRPS or Retail Program Standards). The VNRFRPS apply to the operation and management of a retail food regulatory program that is focused on the reduction of risk … [Read more...]

Dutch Ministry’s G4AW Grant Program: Increasing and Enhancing Sustainable Food Production

Deadline for Advisory Opinion: 15 June 2017 Deadline for Submitting Applications: 14 September 2017 The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs is accepting applications for its Geodata for Agriculture and Water (G4AW) grant programme with an aim to increase and enhance sustainable food production as well as achieve more efficient agricultural water use, particularly in irrigated areas and water basins in the G4AW partner countries. Grant information The available budget for the G4AW call of … [Read more...]

Allen Foundation Grants: Supporting Nutrition Research in the United States

Deadline: 31 December 2017 The Allen Foundation is currently accepting applications for its grant program to benefit programs for human nutrition in the areas of health, education, training, and research. Objectives To make grants to fund relevant nutritional research. To support programs for the education and training of mothers during pregnancy and after the birth of their children, so that good nutritional habits can be formed at an early age. To assist in the training of … [Read more...]

Weston’s Seeding Food Innovations Grants 2017: Apply & Win upto $150,000!

Deadline: 17 April 2017 The George Weston Limited and Loblaw Companies Limited are inviting Letter of Intents (LOI) for "Food Innovation grants 2017" to provide seed funding for trans-disciplinary research proposals that address food and health challenges that will impact Canadians and are of global concern OR offer debt/equity investments to business-focused projects that have a real social impact both in Canada and globally. The 2017 Seeding Food Innovation program (the “Program”) continues … [Read more...]

USDA-NIFA: Agriculture and Food Research Initiative – Water for Food Production Systems Challenge Area

Deadline: 2 August 2017 The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is currently seeking applications for its Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) Competitive Grants Program "Water for Food Production Systems Challenge Area”, focused on multidisciplinary systems approaches, which integrate new technologies and strategic management that solve water availability and quality challenges in food production systems. The long-term goal of … [Read more...]