Funding Grant Opportunities for Sustainable Development

(February 2019)

Below is a list of 15 open funding opportunities on sustainable development:

2020 Zayed Sustainability Prize: Calling Global Sustainability Pioneers
Submissions are open for the 2020 edition of the Zayed Sustainability Prize. UAE’s pioneering global award issues global call to organisations and high schools to submit their sustainability solutions and projects. The Prize’s five categories are designed to closely align with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and reward global organisations that empower and enhance disadvantaged communities, while also inspiring schools to nurture the next generation of sustainability leaders…[more]

Applications Open for 2019 P4G Partnership Fund!
Applicants are invited to submit concept notes for P4G Partnership Fund that offers financial support and targeted assistance to select public-private partnerships that are advancing innovative strategies to achieve the following five Sustainable Development Goals…[more]

Nominations Open for 2019 UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)
Nominations are open for the fifth edition of the UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) 2019 which is funded by the Government of Japan…[more]

SWITCH-Asia and Central Asia II Call for Proposals: Promoting Sustainable Consumption and Production
The European Union (EU) is accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a programme entitled “SWITCH-Asia and Central Asia II – Promoting Sustainable Consumption and Production”…[more]

King Baudouin Foundation Call for Projects: Business Partnership Facility-Enterprises for SDGs
Applicants are invited to apply for the Business Partnership Facility (BPF) that provides grants to support and develop private sector involvement in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in developing countries…[more]

Apply for 2019 Emerald African Management Research Fund Award
Emerald and AFAM (Africa Academy of Management), in association with INASP and the International Academy of African Business and Development (IAABD), are delighted to offer a research grant for an African project in the field of management research…[more]

Make Europe Sustainable For All: A Grant to Support Local Groups, Grass-Root Organisations, and Civil Society Actors
Do you campaign on the Sustainable Development Goals? Want to break out of your specific focus and work alongside others working on different SDG-related topics? If yes, then apply for the ‘Make Europe Sustainable for All’ program…[more]

Nordic Council of Ministers’ Programme for NGOs in Nordic and Baltic Countries
The Nordic Council of Ministers’ Office in Latvia is seeking applications from NGOs and foundations working in public interest, and which strive for increasing social cohesion and strengthening civil society…[more]

3rd Call for Proposals: 2019 Danube Transnational Programme
The Danube Transnational Programme (DTP) has launched the third call for proposals to support policy integration in the Danube area through projects addressing key challenges and opportunities of the region…[more]

Google Cloud-SAP CFPs: Achieving ‘Circular Economy 2030’ for Sustainable Future
Google Cloud and SAP are coming together to help address the challenge of global demand for resources and host a social entrepreneurship contest “Circular Economy 2030” for a sustainable future. If you believe business can catalyze positive change, this is your opportunity to spark a sustainable revolution…[more]

Country Specific 

  • Avatar Augustine Otieno says:

    Thanks we are not legible as we are in Kenya

  • Avatar Hilarius says:

    Asking for Tanzania if we are eligible to apply

  • Avatar Maryna says:

    I can’t seem to find opportunities in South Africa? Is this correct?

  • Avatar Espe says:

    What about Rwanda?

  • Avatar henry says:

    What about Burkina Faso

  • Avatar patrick says:

    Hi l can get for south sudan

  • Avatar Idy says:

    Please are there opportunities for Mauritius?

  • Avatar Edward Bryant says:

    Are there opportunities for NGOs in Liberia?

  • Avatar Swadic Mikail says:

    We are not eligible because we are in Ghana. Our NGO involves in good Sanitation

  • Avatar Swadic Mikail says:

    We are eligible because we are Ghana. We are into Sanitation

  • U.S. Mission in Belize to Strengthen Government through Civil Society Engagement

    U.S. Embassy in the Czech Republic announces Small Grants Program

    World Wildlife Fund Seeking Applications for Professional Development Grants

    National Geographic Society Inviting Proposals for Uncovering Human Origins in Asia and Africa

    National Geographic Society Seeking Proposals for Recovery of Species on the Brink of Extinction

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria announces Call for Proposals for Serbian Organizations

    Submit Applications for PBF Gender and Youth Promotion Initiative #GYPI 2019

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria announces Call for Proposals for Projects in Montenegro

    EU announces EIDHR Call for Proposals 2019 – Liberia

    Submit Applications for Representation and Promotion Component in Canada

    U.S. Embassy Kigali PAS seeking Applications for Academy of Women Entrepreneurs – Rwanda

    Canada Council for the Arts Seeking Applications for Media Arts Equipment Acquisition Fund

    Green ICT Programme to Develop Innovation-Led Long-Term Business Cooperation between Estonia and Norway

    Canada Council for the Arts inviting Professional Development for Arts Professionals

    USAID-Manila announces Initiatives for Democracy Annual Program Statement

    2019 Youth Innovation Grants to assist Not-for-profit Community based Organisations in Australia

    EaSI-EURES announces Call for Proposals on Targeted Mobility Scheme

    PEP launches a Call for Proposals of “Policy Analysis on Growth and Employment” (PAGE) in Africa

    Submit Your Applications for Impact Fund Grants Program in the United States

    EPA announces Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Grants Program

    Apply for Representation and Promotion Component for Canadian Artists

    Screenrights Cultural Fund to support Australian and New Zealand Projects and Initiatives

    Submit Applications for National Geographic Society’s Exploration Grant

    National Geographic Society Call for Applications for Early Career Grant