It’s time to grab these funding opportunities for protection and conservation of our environment

(May 2019)

A list of 20 open funding opportunities focusing on environmental protection and conservation

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Fondation Franklinia accepting Proposals to Support the Conservation of Globally Threatened Trees
The Fondation Franklinia has launched its first call for proposals focused on in-situ conservation of globally threatened trees. Fondation Franklinia is a private foundation established in 2005 under Swiss law. It provides grants to support nature conservation projects. Its objective is to preserve threatened tree species throughout the world and improve their conservation status…[more]

Entries Open for 2020 St Andrews Prize for the Environment
The University of St Andrews and independent exploration and production company ConocoPhillips have announced a call for entries for the St Andrews Prize for the Environment 2020 to find innovative solutions to environmental challenges across the world…[more]

Minor Foundation for Major Challenges inviting Applicants from all over the World
The Minor Foundation for Major Challenges (MFMC) is inviting applicants from all over the world to fund communication projects which mitigate anthropogenic climate change…[more]

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Nominations Open for 2019 CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year
Nominations are open for Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) Environmental Photographer of the Year 2019 to promote and reward excellence in international environmental photography, and to enhance the understanding of the causes, consequences of and solutions to climate change and social inequality…[more]

Applications Open for 2019 UNESCO Sultan Qaboos Prize for Environmental Conservation
Applicants are invited to apply for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Sultan Qaboos Prize for Environmental Conservation. The objective of the Prize is in conformity with UNESCO’s policies and is related to the Programme of the Organization in the field of environment, natural resources and education for sustainable development…[more]

Women’s Fund Asia announces Call for Applications 2019–20 under the “Environmental Justice”
Women’s Fund Asia (WFA) has opened its first call for applications for the 2019 – 2020 year. This call is limited to applications for the theme of Environmental Justice and is open to women and trans rights groups based in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Vietnam, and Mongolia…[more]

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Call for Proposal for Regional and Global Organizations to Enable Climate Resilient Landscapes and Improved Livelihoods
The Forest and Farm Facility is looking for apex regional (i.e. present in more than one country) and global forest and farm producers’ organizations, or consortia of such organizations, to collaborate with and support…[more]

U.S. Department of State, OES announces “Gauging Economic Impact of Air Pollution in Asia” Project
The Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs’ (OES) Office of Environmental Quality and Transboundary Issues at the U.S. Department of State (DOS), has announced the Notice of Funding Opportunity (“NOFO”) for activities under the “Gauging Economic Impact of Air Pollution in Asia” project…[more]

ENGIE Africa announces Call for Urban Power & Clean Water Solutions in Sub-Saharan Africa
ENGIE Africa is currently seeking applications from innovators and startups who are developing new technologies and service-based solutions to improve reliable access to energy and clean water in urban Sub-Saharan Africa…[more]

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JPICH “Conservation, Protection and Use” call is now open for Applications
The Joint Programming Initiative in Cultural Heritage (JPICH) and Global Change has announced a new funding opportunity for “Conservation, Protection and Use” that will support research into strategies, methodologies and tools to safeguard and use the physical components of their cultural heritage…[more]

Funding Call on Land and Environmental Rights for Human Rights Organisations (Indonesia, Mexico, Thailand)
The Norwegian Human Rights Fund is seeking applications from human rights organisations working with land and environmental rights in Indonesia, Mexico and Thailand…[more]

Foundation for the Third Millennium seeking Applications from Organisation based in Switzerland and in neighboring European Countries
Foundation for the Third Millennium is seeking applications for its funding program in order to promote environmental protection and health, social justice and economic independence in balanced proportions…[more]

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SANDEE Call for Applications for Economics of Natural Resource Use and Environmental Change
The South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE) is seeking research concept notes in any area of environmental and resource economics relating to the development of South Asia and the HKH…[more]

IUCN issues Call for Proposals to Reduce Plastic Leakage into the Ocean
IUCN has issued a Call for Proposals to support existing, small-scale circular economy initiatives that aim to reduce the amount of plastic leaking into the marine environment…[more]

NEF’s Research Grant Programme to Strengthen Research Capacity of Young Researchers in Asia-Pacific Region
The Nagao Natural Environment Foundation (NEF) is inviting applications for its Research Grant Programme to support academic and scientific research that will deepen knowledge of the nature conservation in developing countries in the Asia-Pacific region…[more]

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2019 LIFE CFPs for Traditional Projects on Climate Action
Applications are now open for LIFE Climate Action Program with an aim to contribute to the development and demonstration of innovative climate change adaptation technologies, systems, methods and instruments that are suitable for being replicated, transferred or mainstreamed…[more]

2019 LIFE Call for Proposals for Traditional Projects- Climate Change Mitigation
LIFE Call for Proposals for Traditional Projects on Climate Change Mitigation to improve the knowledge base for the development, assessment, monitoring, evaluation and implementation of effective climate change mitigation actions and measures and to enhance the capacity to apply that knowledge in practice…[more]

2019 LIFE Call for Proposals for Traditional Projects on Environment and Resource Efficiency
Applications are open for LIFE Environment and Resource Efficiency with an aim specifically at contributing to the implementation, updating and development of European Union environmental policy and legislation, including the integration of the environment into other policies, thereby contributing to sustainable development…[more]

Call for Proposals for Traditional Projects on Environmental Governance and Information
Applications are open for LIFE Environmental Governance and Information with an aim specifically at contributing to the development and implementation of EU environmental policy and legislation. Projects financed must have a European added value and be complementary to actions that can be financed under other EU funds during the period 2014-2020…[more]

BBVA Foundation inviting Biophilia Award for Environmental Communication
BBVA Foundation is inviting applicants for its Biophilia Award for Environmental Communication to recognize the work of professionals and organizations in any country that have contributed exceptionally to improving public understanding and awareness of ecological issues, through the dissemination of scientific knowledge and by opening up new perspectives on nature from any disciplinary angle…[more]

  • Avatar Agapewo Ministry Uganda says:

    Would you please make some search on housing and education sponsorship grants.

  • Avatar Abubakar Kushoka says:

    I’m Tanzanian, I would like to know if my project is eligible,
    My project deals with environment protection. Copping with climate change through the uses of improved efficient stoves and charcoal Briquette production in order to reduce on woodland deforestation,as well as assist in keeping surrounding clean.
    I’m using remain of CROPS and waste as source of energy for cooking
    Regards A G Kushoka

    • Avatar Ritu at fundsforNGOs says:

      Hi Abubakar Kushoka,

      You can apply for these opportunities if you fulfill the eligibility requirements. To learn more on eligibility criteria and how to apply please visit the link provided at the end of each post.

      Good luck!

  • African Culture Fund launches 2nd Call for Proposals

    Grants for Small-scale Development Projects in Kenya

    ECCAR Call for Proposals 2019: Countering Violent Extremisms and Fostering Inclusion, Diversity and Tolerance

    nib foundation’s Health Smart Grants Program for Australian Charities

    1st UNWTO Sports Tourism Start-up Competition to promote Sustainable Innovation in Sports & Tourism Sector

    ActionAid Zambia Awarding Grants to NGOs, CBOs and Grassroot Movements

    ICRC-CEJ inviting Journalists for “Humanitarian Reporting Award” 2019- Pakistan

    Government of the Slovak Republic launches Open Call on the Support of Restoration and Revitalisation of Cultural Heritage

    U.S. Embassy in Ecuador announces Notice of Funding Opportunity

    2019 N-Peace Small Grants Program for Pakistan

    Australian Consulate-General in Bali launches Direct Aid Program for 2019 – 2020

    Submit Proposals to Advance the Empowerment of Women and Girls in Bangladesh

    United States: Career Development Grants Program to Provide Assistance to Women

    AAUW’s Community Action Grants to Address Issues Related to the Needs of Women & Girls in United States

    Call for Applications: Asia Africa Youth Entrepreneurs Forum

    Applications Open for UKRI-NHMRC Built Environment and Prevention Research Scheme

    Program to fund Conservation Projects all over Canada

    Trust funding supports Volunteering or Community Service Projects in the UK

    EDCTP announces Call for Proposals for Ethics and Regulatory Capacities 2019

    Mercy Foundation seeking EOIs for “Grants to End Homelessness” Program – Australia

    Open Call for LGBTIQ+ Advocacy Grants in the MENA Region

    Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects- Uganda

    Grant for Groups and Individuals in Asia pursuing “Citizen Science”

    Regional TechCamp Workshop on Countering Disinformation