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.

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...]

ICNL: Submit EOIs for the Latin American Education Initiative Grants

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) together with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is currently seeking expressions of interest for it’s the Latin American Education Initiative (IEAL) to support the study of legislation regulating civil society in universities and law schools in eligible countries in this region. Through this initiative, grants will be provided to support the creation or improvement of an education program … [Read more...]

CRDF Global: 2017 Catalyzing New Research Partnerships (Cat-NRP) Program  

Deadline: 30 June 2017 CRDF Global is currently inviting applicants for its 2017 Catalyzing New Research Partnerships (Cat-NRP) Program with an aim to catalyze new international research collaborations designed to open up new scientific directions for U.S. early career scientists, their South/Southeast Asian, Latin American West/Sub-Saharan African counterparts, and the broader international science community. Grant Information The maximum total award amount is $10,000 U.S. Dollars … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of INL: Building the Capacity of Rangers and Wildlife Experts to Protect Wildlife

Deadline: 4 July 2017 The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics-Law Enforcement (INL) is seeking applications for its program entitled "Building the Capacity of Rangers and Wildlife Experts to Protect Wildlife" to achieve specific objectives to reduce the poaching and trafficking of wildlife through effective programming at the national, regional, and international levels in key source, transit, and destination locations in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. INL/C seeks to … [Read more...]

The r4d Programme Call for Proposals: Supporting Research Contributing to the Solution of Global Problems in LMICs

Deadline: 12 June 2017 The Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development (r4d programme) is currently seeking proposals for its funding programme for development-relevant research on global issues. The main goals of the “Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development” (r4d programme) are the generation of new knowledge and the application of innovative, transnational research results in policy and practice for addressing global issues and reducing poverty in … [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...]

First Global Workshop on Human Rights Strategies for Indigenous Leaders in the Global South!

Deadline: 10 June 2017 The Dejusticia and the Racial Discrimination Watch, are seeking applications for "The First Global Workshop on Human Rights Strategies for Indigenous Leaders in the Global South". Fifteen leaders from Latin America, Africa and Asia will be selected to participate in the Workshop. The workshop will be focused on the theme of indigenous communities’ rights to participation and territory in the context of extractive industry. Objectives The Workshop has three main … [Read more...]

Prince Bernhard Nature Fund: Seeking Proposals to help Critically Endangered Flora and Fauna

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The Prince Bernhard Nature Fund (PBNF) is currently accepting grant proposals with an aim to help save critically endangered flora and fauna in the tropical and subtropical regions of Africa, Asia and Latin America. The Fund’s mission is to support small, preferably local initiatives towards the conservation and wise use of nature and our natural resource base. The Fund prefers to act as a catalyzer of larger initiatives, and link its project support as much as possible … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 30 May 2017 The UNESCO/Juan Bosch Prize is currently open for nominations in order to promote the Social Science research in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Prize was instituted by the Executive Board, at the initiative of the Government of the Dominican Republic, in connection with the commemoration of the centenary of Professor Bosch’s birth in 2009. In creating the Prize, the Member States on the Executive Board recognized the remarkable contribution of Professor Juan Bosch … [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...]

DHHS: Health Workforce for HIV and Chronic Disease Service Delivery Global Initiative

Deadline: 12 June 2017 The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Health Resources and Services Administration is currently seeking applications for "Health Workforce for HIV and Chronic Disease Service Delivery Global Initiative". The purpose of this initiative is to develop and implement innovative approaches to increasing the adequacy, capacity, employment, coordination, complementarity, deployment and retention of physicians, nurses, midwives, pharmacists, community health workers … [Read more...]

Apply for Arcus Foundation’s 2017 International Human Rights Program!

Deadline: 15 May 2017 The Arcus Foundation is seeking proposals for its 2017 International Human Rights Program to ensure its program portfolios remain responsive to new and emerging opportunities within the geographic and thematic scope of its strategy. The purpose of the program is to solicit proposals from intermediary organizations for country-level work in Asia-Pacific, Africa, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and/or the Middle East. Goals Arcus will … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: 2017 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program

Deadline: 23 April 2017 The Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program is accepting applications to empower entrepreneurs and innovative civil society leaders to strengthen their capacity to launch and advance their entrepreneurial ideas and effectively contribute to social and economic development in their communities. In fall 2017, 250 YLAI Professional Fellows from Latin America and the Caribbean will expand their leadership and entrepreneurial experience … [Read more...]

The Tinker Foundation: Inviting LOIs for Institutional Grants in the United States

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Tinker Foundation is seeking applications for its program "Institutional Grants" with an aim to improve the lives of Latin Americans. The Foundation encourages collaboration among organizations in the United States and Latin America and prefers to fund those institutions that are actively engaged with external stakeholders in addressing an issue of concern. Program Areas Democratic Governance: The Foundation's aim is to establish conditions for equitable … [Read more...]

The r4d Programme Call for Proposals: Supporting Research Contributing to the Solution of Global Problems in LMICs

Deadline: 12 June 2017 The Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development (r4d programme) is currently seeking proposals for its funding programme for development-relevant research on global issues. The main goals of the “Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development” (r4d programme) are the generation of new knowledge and the application of innovative, transnational research results in policy and practice for addressing global issues and reducing poverty in … [Read more...]

Oxfam FNPI: Apply for Journalism Grant on Issues of Inequality in Latin America & Spain!

Deadline: 26 April 2017 The Gabriel García Márquez Foundation for New Ibero-American Journalism (FNPI) and Oxfam join forces to establish a journalistic scholarship to cover issues of inequality in Latin America and Spain. The program allows journalists from the Ibero-American region to have the opportunity to participate and publicize their work, as well as to encourage them to continue their interest in issues of inequality, since they are a fundamental axis of both institutions and part of … [Read more...]

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