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.

ICFJ Spring 2018 Program: A Digital Path to Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Latin America

Deadline: 17 December 2017 In 2018, the International Center for Journalists will continue to expand its network of digital journalists, technologists and media entrepreneurs from Latin America as part of the “Digital Path to Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Latin America” program. For this revamped version of the program, ICFJ will bring 36 more Professional Fellows from 12 countries: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 Buffett Award for Leadership in Africa and Latin America Conservation!

Deadline: 8 January 2018 The National Geographic Society (NGS) is currently inviting nominees for its 2018 Buffett Award for Leadership in Africa and Latin America Conservation. The annual National Geographic/Buffett Awards for Leadership in Conservation were established by the Society and The Howard G. Buffett Foundation to recognize and celebrate unsung heroes working in the field. Award recipients are chosen from nominations submitted to the Committee for Research and Exploration, which … [Read more...]

Inter-American Development Bank: Inviting Artists to Demonstrate the Immense Artistic Creativity

Deadline: 7 January 2018 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is currently inviting artists who want to offer new perspectives on the development challenges of the region, as well as to demonstrate the immense artistic creativity of Latin America and the Caribbean. This open call is for artists who want to provoke, innovate, and offer new perspectives on the Region’s development challenges as well as demonstrate the immense artistic creativity of the Americas. While an individual piece … [Read more...]

Applications Open for WWF Prince Bernhard Scholarships for Nature Conservation!

Deadline: 13 January 2018 Applications are open for the WWF Prince Bernhard Scholarships (PBS) which is awarded to individuals from developing/emerging economies (East and South) who wish to pursue formal studies or mid-career professional training in the field of nature conservation. The aim of the WWF Prince Bernhard Scholarships for Nature Conservation (PBS) is to provide financial support to individuals wishing to pursue short-term professional training or formal studies that will help … [Read more...]

Apply for The Bellagio Arts & Literary Arts Residency Program!

Deadline: 1 December 2017 Applications are open for The Bellagio Arts & Literary Arts Residency Program that is for composers, fiction and non-fiction writers, playwrights, poets, video/filmmakers, dancers, musicians, and visual artists who share in the Foundation’s mission of promoting the well-being of humankind and whose work is inspired by or relates to global or social issues. The Center has a strong interest in proposals that align with The Rockefeller Foundation’s efforts to promote … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) Cycle 7 Grant Program!

Deadline: 12 January 2018 Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) has launched a Call for Pre-Proposals for its Cycle 7 grant program with an aim to leverage USG scientific investment in R&D to support USAID’s development goals in priority countries. This cycle marks the return of the program's Open Call for proposals from all eligible countries on a wide range of development-related fields, including biodiversity, agriculture, environment, clean energy, disaster … [Read more...]

IDRC-CRUK Call for Concept Notes: Economics of Tobacco Control in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Deadline: 15 December 2017 The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and Cancer Research UK (CRUK) have announced a Call for Concept Notes on The Economics of Tobacco Control in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs) as part of their Economics of Tobacco Control Research Initiative. The Initiative is a five-year partnership between IDRC and CRUK that aims to address the development challenges posed by tobacco use in low- and middle-income countries. The general objective of the … [Read more...]

World Wildlife Fund: Seeking Applications for Conservation Workshop Grants

Deadline: 1 November 2017 The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is seeking applications 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. Conservation Workshop Grants are … [Read more...]

ICFJ: A Digital Path to Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Latin America – 2018

Deadline: 13 November 2017 In 2018, the International Center for Journalists will continue to expand its network of digital journalists, technologists and media entrepreneurs from Latin America as part of the “Digital Path to Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Latin America” program. For this revamped version of the program, ICFJ will bring 36 more Professional Fellows from 12 countries: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, … [Read more...]

IWMF Call for Applications: Reporting Fellowship to El Salvador & Guatemala – February 2018

Deadline: 6 November 2017 The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) has announced its first Reporting Fellowships of 2018 to Honduras and Guatemala. A group of six journalists will report on Governance and Civil Society from Guatemala City, Guatemala. Concurrently, six other journalists will cover Labor and Migration from San Pedro Sula, Honduras. These opportunities are part of the Adelante Reporting Initiative. The work of the 80 IWMF Adelante Fellows has been published and aired by … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Prince Bernhard Nature Fund!

Deadline: 1 February 2018. Applications are open for Prince Bernhard Nature Fund that supports small, preferably local initiatives worldwide towards the conservation of endangered species (flora & fauna), or initiatives that in other ways promote the conservation and wise use of nature and their natural resources base. The fund envisions a biodiverse world with healthy ecosystems and a sustainable, wise use thereof. Funding Information The grants do not exceed US$ 15.000 or € … [Read more...]

Ramsar: Call for Applications for Wetlands for the Future Fund

Deadline: 30 October 2017 The Convention on Wetlands, called the Ramsar Convention, is seeking applications for its initiative "Wetlands for the Future Fund" which is intended to catalyze wetland activities currently underway or planned within the region, or complement existing training and education initiatives with wetland-related instruction. Wetlands for the Future Fund addresses issues stated in Ramsar’s Strategic Plan, 2016-2024, particularly Operational Goal 4: Enhancing implementation, … [Read more...]

Apply for 2017 WeXchange Pitch Competition!

Deadline: 30 September 2017 Applications are open for WeXchange Pitch Competition that is organised by MIF/IDB and NXTP Labs. This Competition is open to high-growth women entrepreneurs in Latin America and the Caribbean. The aim of this competition is to identify and recognize businesses with a strong technological and innovation component, which have at least one woman in the founding team and is targeted to Latin America and the Caribbean. The theme of this year’s forum is “Women … [Read more...]

Apply for Nordic Climate Facility’s 7th Call for Proposals!

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The Nordic Climate Facility (NCF) has announced its 7th call for proposals which is a challenge fund set up and administered by the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) to finance innovative climate change projects. The theme of this year’s call for proposals is Climate as Business – Testing innovative green business concepts. Focus Areas The call focuses on testing innovative green business concepts and ideas that could become commercially viable. Projects … [Read more...]

The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation: Seeking NGOs to Promote Conservation, Food & Health in Developing World

Deadline: 1 January 2018 The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation is currently seeking entities for its Grant Program to promote the conservation of natural resources, improve the production and distribution of food, and improve health in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The foundation supports projects that demonstrate strong local leadership, promote professional development in the conservation, agricultural, and health sciences; develop the capacity of local … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: GSMA Disaster Response Innovation Fund

Deadline: 13 October 2017 Do you have an innovative idea that supports responses to natural disasters or humanitarian emergencies? If yes then apply for GSMA Disaster Response Innovation Fund! The GSMA Disaster Response Innovation Fund can provide funding to help applicants to test or scale it. GSMA is looking for ideas that use mobile technology to assist and empower individuals or communities affected by humanitarian emergencies, or to strengthen prevention, preparedness and response in … [Read more...]

J-PAL’s Skills for Youth Program: Improving Youth Employment in Latin America

Deadline: 20 October 2017 The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) is seeking proposals for its Skills for Youth Program (SYP) to identify and rigorously evaluate innovative solutions to improve youth employment in Latin America. The goal of the program is to address the gap between youth skills and labor market demand. J-PAL’s Skills for Youth Program (SYP) will support the evaluation of new programs to address the mismatch between youth’s skills and labor market demands in Latin … [Read more...]

Launchpad Accelerator Class 5 Applications: Helping Tech Startups Build Successful Companies

Deadline: 2 October 2017 Have you and your team set out to address a real challenge for your home city, country and region? Would you like to join an elite community of startups from around the world? Are you ready to scale your tech startup into a thriving, tech company with help from Google? If yes then, apply now for Launchpad Accelerator! Launchpad Accelerator is a six-month acceleration program for growth-stage startups from emerging markets. Through this program, startups get the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for VIA Arts Prize 2017!

Deadline: 16 October 2017 The Embassy of Brazil to the UK, in partnership with ACALASP (the Association of Cultural Attachés of Latin America, Spain and Portugal), People’s Palace Projects (Queen Mary University of London) and Itaú, is currently inviting entries for its VIA Arts Prize. This year’s theme will be ‘DIALOGUES’. The Embassy is inviting visual artists working in the media of painting, drawing, sculpture, photography and print-making, to produce original works in dialogue with a work … [Read more...]

Apply for Nordic Climate Facility’s 7th Call for Proposals!

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The Nordic Climate Facility (NCF) has announced its 7th call for proposals which is a challenge fund set up and administered by the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) to finance innovative climate change projects. The theme of this year’s call for proposals is Climate as Business - Testing innovative green business concepts. Focus Areas The call focuses on testing innovative green business concepts and ideas that could become commercially viable. Projects … [Read more...]