Latest Grants for NGOs and Individuals in Latin America

Here is a list of latest grants, requests for proposals, call for applications and other resources for NGOs and individuals in Latin America.

Call for Applications: 2018 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program

Deadline: 4 March 2018 Applications are open for 2018 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program to empower entrepreneurs to strengthen their capacity to launch and advance their entrepreneurial ideas and effectively contribute to social and economic development in their communities. In fall 2018, 250 YLAI Professional Fellows from Latin America and the Caribbean will expand their leadership and entrepreneurial experience through fellowships at businesses and … [Read more...]

IDB Call for Proposals 2018: Regional Public Goods (RPG) Initiative in Latin America and the Caribbean

Deadline: 16 April 2018 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has launched a 2018 call for proposals for the Regional Public Goods (RPG) Initiative in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), which support projects involving three or more countries. The RPG Initiative provide technical grants to finance solutions that resolve shared challenges through regional cooperation. Since 2004, the RPG Initiative has financed 154 projects, investing more than $112 million. The Regional Public Goods … [Read more...]

The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation: Seeking Applications to Protect Natural Resources

Deadline: 1 July 2018 The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation is seeking applications to protect natural resources, improve the production and distribution of food, and promote public health in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East. The foundation supports projects that demonstrate local leadership and promote professional development in the conservation, agricultural, and health sciences; develop the capacity of local organizations; and address a particular problem or question … [Read more...]

WWF’s Russell E. Train Fellowships: Current & Aspiring University Faculty for Conservation

Deadline: 1 March 2018 To build local capacity in Asia, Africa and Latin America, EFN is offering fellowships to current and aspiring faculty members to enable them to pursue their PhD. EFN is providing fellowships to support current and aspiring university faculty that are affiliated with or currently employed at African, Asian and Latin American universities to pursue doctoral degrees in conservation-related fields. After completing a degree, the individual must enhance, expand, or establish … [Read more...]

Movies that Matter Grant Programme: Promoting the Screenings of Human Rights Cinema Worldwide

Deadline: 15 April 2018 Movies that Matter is inviting applications for its Grant programme to promote the screenings of human rights cinema worldwide, offers grants to human rights film events in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Eastern Europe, especially in countries with limited resources and freedom of press. These events can take various forms, such as human rights film festivals, LGBT film festivals and mobile cinema projects. Please note that Movies that Matter does not … [Read more...]

European Commission: Seeking Applications for Lorenzo Natali Media Prize 2018

Deadline: 9 March 2018 Applications for 2018 Lorenzo Natali Media Prize for outstanding journalism in development are now open. Through this prize the European Commission recognises the dedication of journalists whose work helps to create a better world. The Natali prize will acknowledge outstanding reporting on development issues which will reward outstanding reporting on issues such as poverty eradication, and the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable … [Read more...]

Australian Government: Council on Australia Latin America Relations (COALAR) Grant Program 2018

Deadline: 28 March 2018 The Australian Government is seeking applications for its Council on Australia Latin America Relations (COALAR) Grant Program 2018 in order to enhance Australia’s economic, political and social relations with Latin America. In the 2018-2018 Grant round the Council will consider favorably projects that strengthen relations with priority countries Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru, as well as through the Pacific Alliance. Objectives Enhanced and … [Read more...]

Blue Action Fund: Grants to Selected NGO Marine Conservation Projects

Deadline: 14 April 2018 The Blue Action Fund has announced a new open call for grant proposals which is part of a continuing series of such calls by Blue Action Fund providing individual grants to selected NGO marine conservation projects in developing countries. To better support regional ocean governance structures and foster co-operation between NGOs, Blue Action Fund intends for its next calls to focus on one region per call. This call will focus on projects that: Are situated in the … [Read more...]

Tinker Foundation’s Field Research Grants: Inviting Applicants from United States

Deadline: 1 October 2018 Tinker Foundation is currently accepting applications for its Field Research Grants to offer students an opportunity to acquire a comprehensive knowledge of language, terrain and culture; to familiarize them with information sources relevant to their studies; to conduct pilot studies and preliminary investigations that will inform their dissertation proposals; and to develop contacts with scholars and institutions in their fields of study. Tinker Field Research … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: UNESCO/ISEDC Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2018

Deadline: 3 April 2018 Applications are being accepted for UNESCO/ISEDC Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2018 with an aim to enhance the capacity-building and human resources development in the area of sustainable and renewable energy sources in developing countries and countries in transition. The training activities in the framework of these fellowships are tenable in specialized institutions in the Russian Federation. In line with the strategy and objectives of the approved UNESCO … [Read more...]

Apply for 50.50 Feminist Investigative Journalism Fellowship!

Deadline: 15 February 2018 Applications are open for 50.50 Feminist Investigative Journalism Fellowship to track the backlash against sexual and reproductive rights. 50.50 is the section of the independent media platform openDemocracy.net covering women's rights, gender and sexuality. They are looking for two part-time feminist investigative journalism fellows to work with editors Claire Provost and Lara Whyte on in-depth and investigative reports for the series tracking the backlash against … [Read more...]

Call for Applications 2019: United Nations Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture

Deadline: 1 March 2018 Applications are open for the United Nations Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture (UNVFVT) which is a unique and universal humanitarian tool available to the UN and OHCHR providing direct assistance to victims of torture and their family members wherever torture occurs. The Fund aims at healing the physical and psychological consequences of torture on victims and their families, and thus restoring their dignity and role in the society. Grants may only be awarded to … [Read more...]

Applications Open for the Conservation, Food and Health Foundation (Grant Round 2)

Deadline: 1 July 2018 The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation is seeking applications to protect natural resources, improve the production and distribution of food, and promote public health in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East. The foundation supports projects that demonstrate local leadership and promote professional development in the conservation, agricultural, and health sciences; develop the capacity of local organizations; and address a particular problem or … [Read more...]

Applications Open for United Nations Journalism Fellowships!

Deadline: 12 March 2018 The Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists is now accepting applications from professional journalists from developing countries for its 2018 fellowship program. The fellowship program serves to maintain and expand the essential partnership between the U.N. and the media, a partnership that promotes human rights, freedom and development. Eligibility Criteria The Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists fellowships are open to individuals who: Are native to one of … [Read more...]

Sida/Demo Environment: Applications Open for Planning Grants Program!

Deadline: 4 March 2018 Can your technology contribute to a better environment and help reduce poverty? Do you want to explore a new market for your product? If yes, then apply for the Planning Grants program. The Demo Environment programme, financed by The Swedish Agency for Development Cooperation (Sida) is seeking applications for its Planning Grants program to strengthen partnerships and explore new market opportunities for their technology or business model. Focus Areas Climate … [Read more...]

Sida/Demo Environment: Inviting Applicants for Demonstration Grants Program

Deadline: 14 February 2018 Are you an organisation in one of the 14 countries mentioned below? Are you looking to import technology that would be new to your country? Would this technology have a beneficial impact on the environment, and help reduce poverty? If yes, then apply for the Demonstration Grants program. The Demo Environment programme, financed by The Swedish Agency for Development Cooperation (Sida) is seeking applications for its Demonstration Grants program. Demonstration Projects … [Read more...]

Tinker Foundation: Seeking Applications for Institutional Grants

Deadline: 1 March 2018 The Tinker Foundation is seeking applications for its Institutional Grants program with the goal of the creation of effective policy changes to improve the lives of Latin Americans. Program Areas Democratic Governance Education Sustainable Resource Management Eligibility Criteria Projects should have a strong public policy component, offer innovative solutions to problems facing these regions, and incorporate new mechanisms for addressing these … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 Knight International Journalism Awards!

Deadline: 18 February 2018 The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is seeking nominations for its "2018 Knight International Journalism Awards" with an aim to foster a global culture of news innovation. ICFJ is now seeking nominees whose pioneering coverage or media innovations have had a significant impact on the lives of people around the world. Nominees can be reporters, editors, technologists, media managers, citizen journalists or bloggers. The program is supported by the John S. … [Read more...]

World Wildlife Fund: Inviting Applicants for Conservation Workshop Grants

Deadline: 1 February 2018 The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is currently inviting applicants for its Conservation Workshop Grants to fund organizations to train communities, stakeholders, park guards, and others on local and regional conservation issues. These grants support training workshops with a strong hands-on learning component that will build capacity for people living in WWF priority places in select countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Conservation Workshop Grants are essential … [Read more...]

OSF-SA Call for Proposals: Understanding South Africa’s Post-Colonial Democratic Trajectory – A Comparative Analysis of Post-Liberation Societies

Deadline: 29 January 2018 The Open Society Foundation for South Africa (OSF-SA) is seeking a partner to implement a research project on understanding South Africa’s post-colonial democratic trajectory. The project will include a comparative analysis of South Africa and selected post-colonial societies in Africa, Asia or Latin America. This open call is targeted at a registered academic or research institution; independent consultant; or civil society organisation with a grounding in … [Read more...]