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.

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...]

Applications Open for Planning Grants under Sida/Demo Environment Programme

Deadline: 6 September 2017 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. The Demo Environment programme, financed by The Swedish Agency for Development Cooperation (Sida) is seeking applications for its Planning Grants to strengthen partnerships and explore new market opportunities for their technology or business model. Focus Areas Climate change … [Read more...]

Sida/Demo Environment Programme: Seeking Applications for Demonstration Grants

Deadline: 6 September 2017 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. The Demo Environment programme, financed by The Swedish Agency for Development Cooperation (Sida) is seeking applications for its Demonstration Grants in order to involve new and sustainable … [Read more...]

FP 2020’s Rapid Response Mechanism Youth Outreach: Small Grants for Youth-Led & Youth-Focused Organizations

Deadline: 30 August 2017 Are you a youth-led or youth-focused national organization with a big idea to promote young people’s right to access and use family planning services and information? Do you see a timely opportunity to support the rights of adolescents and youth to decide, freely and for themselves, whether and when to have children? If yes, then Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) can help you fund that activity through the Rapid Response Mechanism’s Youth Outreach! The Family Planning … [Read more...]

A List of Open Funding Opportunities for Asian Countries!

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 … [Read more...]

Reimagine Education Conference & Awards: Enhancing Student Learning Outcomes & Employability

Deadline: 10 September 2017 Applications are open for Reimagine Education Conference & Awards that is a prestigious international competition rewarding innovative initiatives aimed at enhancing student learning outcomes & employability. The awards culminates in a global conference for those seeking to shape the future of education. The overall winner will receive US$ 100,000 in total funding. This will take the form of $50,000 in cash and $50,000 in Amazon Web Services (AWS) … [Read more...]

How NGOs can Work Remotely More Effectively

An Interview submitted by Peter Ivanov About Peter Ivanov Over the last 20 years, Peter Ivanov - Keynote Speaker and Executive coach, Athletic Champion and father of five girls - is leading international virtual NGO teams across Europe, Asia and Africa to show them how to deliver projects quicker, reduce cost and develop their NGOs for the future. Today, Peter is sharing his advice on effective leadership and collaboration within virtual NGO teams. How can NGO companies achieve … [Read more...]