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.

2017 LCA Award: Strengthening Capacities for putting Life Cycle Thinking into Effective Practice!

Deadline: 29 June 2017 Applications are open for 2017 LCA Award. The Life Cycle Initiative has the goal to enable users around the world to put life cycle thinking into effective practice, and UN Environment serves as its secretariat. As part of the flagship activities being pursued in 2017, support is being provided to practical projects implementing Life Cycle approaches. This activity leverages support from LCA experts, and providers of LCA software and data to institute practical projects. … [Read more...]

Prince Claus Fund: Seeking Applications for Network Partnership Grant

Deadline: 5 July 2017 The Prince Claus Fund is seeking applications for the Network Partnership Grant from cultural organisations operating in countries listed below. The Fund and its Partners work together from the conceptualisation of the partnership to the execution and implementation of its projects. It is a partnership which goes beyond financial support, and thrives on the creative ideas and dialogue generated between the Fund and its Partners. The Network Partnership Grants are … [Read more...]

Applications Open for IDRC’s Research Awards 2018!

Deadline: 6 September 2017 The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is seeking applications for its "Research Awards 2018". Research award recipients will undertake a one-year paid program of research on the topic they have submitted, and will receive hands-on experience in research management, grant administration, and the creation, dissemination, and use of knowledge from an international perspective. Benefits For payroll purposes, awardees are considered full-time … [Read more...]

Astraea’s International Fund: Supporting Groups led by LGBTQI Communities

Deadline: 1 July 2017 The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice is seeking applications for its International Fund to support groups led by LGBTQI communities working for progressive social change, addressing oppression based on sexual orientation and/or gender identity and expression, and advancing work for racial, economic and gender justice. Priorities The fund prioritizes funding to groups that are: Led by and targeted to lesbian/bisexual/queer women Led by and targeted to … [Read more...]

IWMF Call for Applications: Team Reporting Fellowship to El Salvador & Guatemala

Deadline: 4 July 2017 The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is inviting fellows for its program "Team Reporting Fellowship to El Salvador & Guatemala". The program is part of the Adelante Latin America Reporting Initiative. The IWMF will select five pairs of women journalists that will travel to San Salvador and Guatemala City for a cross-border reporting trip focused on underreported stories. The work of the 51 IWMF Adelante Fellows has been published and aired by leading … [Read more...]

Tinker Foundation: Applications Open for its Fall Cycle of Institutional Grants

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Tinker Foundation is seeking proposals for its fall cycle of 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 … [Read more...]

Blue Action Fund Call for Proposals: Supporting Conservation Projects in Marine Protected Areas (MPAs)

Deadline: 3 August 2017 Blue Action Fund is currently seeking proposals to finance individual grants to selected marine/coastal conservation projects of NGOs in marine protected areas (MPAs) and their buffer zones, focusing on the most sensitive coastal waters of Africa, Latin America and Asia/Pacific. Its goal is to contribute to reducing the dramatic loss of marine biodiversity and to advancing local development, e.g. through stabilizing incomes in coastal communities or enhancing coastal … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in Young Champions of the Earth Prize!

Deadline: 18 June 2017 If you have a powerful idea to protect or restore the environment; if you have a strong track record of instigating change; if you are unafraid of failure; and if you believe in a bright future for our planet, then you just might have what it takes to become a Young Champion of the Earth. UN Environment is currently seeking applications for “Young Champions of the Earth” with an aim to nurture the next generation of environmental leaders. The Prize Six Young Champions … [Read more...]

WISIONS Call for Proposals: Sustainable Energy Project Support (SEPS) Knowledge Exchange Program 2017

Deadline: 23 June 2017 WISIONS is currently seeking proposals for its Sustainable Energy Project Support (SEPS) Knowledge Exchange program 2017 with an aim to mobilize knowledge and expertise among energy practitioners and other stakeholders in the field of sustainable energy technologies in the “Global South”, with a focus on decentralised energy solutions. This call for proposals is aimed at both focus regions of WISIONS – Latin America and the Caribbean, and South/South East Asia. The … [Read more...]

World Wildlife Fund: Inviting Local Organizations for Conservation Workshop Grants

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is seeking applications from local organizations for its Conservation Workshop Grants to support training workshops with a strong hands-on learning component that will build capacity for people living in WWF priority places in selected countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Conservation Workshop Grants fund organizations to train communities, stakeholders, park guards, and others on local and regional conservation issues. Funding … [Read more...]

The UNESCO/Juan Bosch Prize: Promoting Social Science Research in Latin America & the Caribbean

Deadline: 30 September 2017 Applications are open for "The UNESCO/Juan Bosch Prize" to reward the best social science thesis written by young researchers in the Latin American and Caribbean region, and that has made a significant research contribution to the promotion of social science research geared to social development policies. The Prize was instituted by the Executive Board of UNESCO, at the initiative of the Government of the Dominican Republic, in connection with the commemoration of … [Read more...]

Apply Now to Become a Young Champion of the Earth!

Deadline: 18 June 2017 If you have a big idea to protect or restore the environment; if you have a vision for a more sustainable future; if you have a strong track record of instigating change; if you are unafraid of failure; and if you believe in a bright future for our planet, then you just might have what it takes to become a Young Champion of the Earth. The United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) is seeking applications for its programme "Young Champion of the Earth" in order … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Integrated Water Management (IWC) Masters Scholarships 2018!

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The International Water Centre is seeking applications for its Masters Scholarships 2018 to study the IWC Master of Integrated Water Management (MIWM) in Brisbane, Australia. The IWC Masters Scholarships are a prestigious award granted annually to high calibre candidates who clearly demonstrate potential as future water leaders. IWC is offering up to three scholarships for international candidates for full-time study of the MIWM program starting in Semester 1, … [Read more...]

ICNL Call for Applications: Fellowships to Promote Research on the Legal Framework for Civil Society

Deadline: 15 June 2017 The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) is pleased to announce the availability of 6 new research fellowships. The fellowships will provide the opportunity to travel to Washington, DC for up to 4 weeks during July-December 2017 to conduct research on the legal framework for civil society. This is an action-oriented fellowship. It is designed to provide opportunities to engage practitioners and scholars to advance the legal environment for civil society by … [Read more...]

The Prince Claus Fund: First Aid to Documentary Heritage under Threat

Deadline: 31 December 2017 The Prince Claus Fund, through its Cultural Emergency Response programme (CER), and the Whiting Foundation, is seeking proposals for projects in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean to safeguard documentary heritage that is acutely threatened by recent conflict or other disaster, whether natural or man-made. This new funding collaboration aims to continue this work, helping preserve writing for a new generation, contribute to the appreciation of cultural … [Read more...]

Apply for World Bank’s #LACfeaturegraph Blog Contest: A Chance to Voice Your Views on Poverty & Inequality

Deadline: 15 June 2017 Are you a student or a young professional passionate about development and data? Do you care about poverty and inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC)? Then this blog contest is for you. To help promote and showcase innovative and promising blogs LACfeaturegraph Blog Contest, the Poverty and Equity Global Practice will reward the best blog entry related to poverty, inequality, and/or shared prosperity that integrates information from the LAC Equity Lab by … [Read more...]

WISIONS Call for Applications: Sustainable Energy Project Support (SEPS) Knowledge Exchange Program 2017

Deadline: 23 June 2017 WISIONS is currently inviting applicants for its Sustainable Energy Project Support (SEPS) Knowledge Exchange program 2017 with an aim to mobilize knowledge and expertise among energy practitioners and other stakeholders in the field of sustainable energy technologies in the "Global South", with a focus on decentralised energy solutions. This call for proposals is aimed at both focus regions of WISIONS – Latin America and the Caribbean, and South/South East Asia. The … [Read more...]

TWAS: OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World

Deadline: 1 September 2017 The Elsevier Foundation, the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) and TWAS are currently seeking nominations for an award to recognize and spotlight talented early career women scientists living and working in developing countries. Benefits Five women scientists from Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean are celebrated each year for their research excellence, receiving a cash prize of USD5,000, a year’s free … [Read more...]

FRIDA Awards: Recognizing Innovative Initiatives and Practices in Latin America and the Caribbean

Deadline: 23 June 2017 Applications are open for FRIDA Awards to recognize innovative initiatives and practices in Latin America and the Caribbean that, from the field of information and communication technologies, have made a concrete contribution and with demonstrated impact to the social and economic development of the region. Themes Applications will be accepted in line with the themes of interest of the FRIDA program: Development of Internet. Innovative solutions for the … [Read more...]

FRIDA Call for Proposals 2017: Providing Support for Research Projects and Innovative Initiatives

Deadline: 23 June 2017 The Regional Fund for Digital Innovation in Latin America and the Caribbean (FRIDA) has announced its call for proposals 2017 to provide financial support for research projects and innovative initiatives that seek to explore the potential of information and communication technologies to promote social and economic development in the region and access to the Internet. Funding Information In 2017, FRIDA will offer a single grant of US $ 20,000. The selected project will … [Read more...]

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