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.

EIB approves EUR 12.6 Billion for 83 Projects across Europe, Asia, Latin America and Africa

The European Investment Bank (EIB) approved a total of EUR 12.6 billion of new financing for 83 projects located across Europe, Asia, Latin America and Africa which will finalise new programmes to enhance access to finance by small business in partnership with local banks, and support new investment in energy, transport, communications and urban development. Out of the total funding the board has approved EUR 4.5 billion of new financing to support business investment across Europe and beyond, … [Read more...]

IFAD and WFP sign Agreement to support Rural Communities and acheive Sustainable Development Goals

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Program (WFP) have signed an agreement to support small farmers and rural communities facing food and nutrition insecurity to diversify their livelihoods, protect their assets, income and access to financial services, improve their access to markets and to rehabilitate their lands. This agreement will also strengthen their cooperation to acheive the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Latin America and the … [Read more...]

Winners announced for Ockenden International Prizes for Refugee Projects

Winners of the sixth annual Ockenden International Prizes for refugee projects have been announced yesterday by Ockenden International. The four winners are: IPSDI Burundi, Health Equity Initiatives, Malaysia, Safe Passage UK, and Taawon, Lebanon. The four winning projects are from Burundi, Malaysia, Lebanon and the United Kingdom. Each winner receives GBP25,000, rewarding and recognizing innovative work that has promoted self-reliance among refugees and internally displaced people (IDPs) – … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of INL: Combating Wildlife Trafficking in Latin America and the Caribbean

Deadline: 14 May 2018 The United States Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, is seeking applications from qualified Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Educational Institutions, and other qualified organizations for a Grant to implement a program entitled “Combating Wildlife Trafficking in Latin America and the Caribbean”. INL/C seeks to fund a project that builds Latin America's capacity to deter, detect, investigate, prosecute, and adjudicate … [Read more...]

IWMF Call for Applications: Reporting Fellowships to El Salvador & U.S./Mexico Border – June 2018

Deadline: 26 March 2018 The IWMF has announced its Reporting Fellowships to El Salvador and the U.S./Mexico Border: Laredo and Eagle Pass, Texas.  A group of journalists will report on Rural Security and Development from San Salvador, El Salvador. Concurrently, another group of journalists will cover Trade and its Human Impact from the U.S./Mexico Border: Laredo and Eagle Pass, Texas with the opportunity for limited travel across the border. These opportunities are part of the Adelante … [Read more...]

100 Entrepreneurs in Nigeria to Participate in Startup Europe Week

Over 100 entrepreneurs in Nigeria will join other 100,000 entrepreneurs across 50 countries for Startup Europe Week (SEW) on March 10, to support entrepreneurs across Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America. It is the largest multi-event of its kind for startups in Europe. Promoted by the European Commission, Startup Europe Week aims to showcase the support available to entrepreneurs on a city and regional level as regional diversity and local policy making is considered a big role … [Read more...]

SPIDER: Call for Project in Digital Health

Deadline: 12 March 2018 SPIDER is seeking project proposals in the thematic area of ICT for Health & Wellbeing. Project proposals should focus on national/local public health priorities. The proposals should present health projects where ICT is an integral part of implementation, whether basic or elaborate. Locally anchored project partners that have shown results in reaching underserved communities and bridging the digital divide will be at an advantage. The proposed project can be a … [Read more...]

Haiti- Humanitarian suspends Oxfam Great Britain for 2 Months!

Oxfam International Regional Director for Latin America and  the Minister of Planning and External Cooperation the Caribbean, Aviol Fleurant has announced a precautionary measure against the NGO, Oxfam Great Britain (Oxfam GB). There is a suspension of two months of the recognition granted to this NGO for serious misconduct in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution, the Decree of 14 September 1989 governing Non-Governmental Organizations in Haiti and Haitian criminal laws. Minister … [Read more...]

IUCN NL Small Grants for the Purchase of Nature (SPN): Enabling Strong Local Conservation NGOs to Protect Habitat

Deadline: 1 May 2018 The International Union for Conservation of Nature Netherlands (IUCN NL) is currently accepting applications for its Small grants for the Purchase of Nature (SPN) to enable strong local conservation NGOs to secure, connect and efficiently protect habitat of Red List species. The IUCN NL programme Small grants for the SPN provide funds for local NGOs to acquire (through purchase or lease) threatened nature, create safe rerserves and connect wildlife habitats for endangered … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Neotropical Grassland Conservancy Memorial Grants!

Deadline: 1 March 2018 The Neotropical Grassland Conservancy (NGC) is currently seeking applications from researchers of Latin America for its Memorial Grants to promote conservation research. The NGC’s mission is to make a long-term difference for Neotropical grasslands by helping launch careers in conservation in important areas. Types of Grants Peter Rittenhouse Kellogg, Jr. Memorial Fund Grant This Award of up to $10,000 is given annually to exceptional projects, which will … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: UNESCO/People’s Republic of China (The Great Wall) Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2018 – 2019

Deadline: 25 March 2018 Applications are being accepted for UNESCO/People's Republic of China (The Great Wall) Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2018 - 2019. The Government of the People's Republic of China has placed at the disposal of UNESCO for the academic year 2018-2019 seventy-five (75) fellowships for advanced studies at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. These fellowships are for the benefit of developing Member States in Africa, Asia–Pacific, Latin America, Europe and North … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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