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.

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...]

IWMF Call For Applications: Mexico and Honduras Reporting Fellowships

Deadline: 18 April 2017 The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) has announced reporting trips to Mexico and Honduras. Two groups of six journalists will report on Migration from Mexico or Honduras. The Mexico trip will be based in Tijuana, Baja California and the Honduras trip will be based in Tegucigalpa. About the Reporting Trips Both trips will take place from July 6 – 20, 2017, which includes travel dates. All Fellows will begin their trip in Mexico City, Mexico, where … [Read more...]

XminusY Call for Proposals: Supporting Social Movements for Democracy around the World

Deadline: 30 June 2017 XminusY is currently accepting proposals to support social movements, action groups and changemakers who are fighting for a fair, democratic, sustainable and tolerant world. Projects that are supported by XminusY can take place on a broad variety of topics. But more important than the topic, is that the people involved take action themselves to change their own society. Actions supported by XminusY are demonstrations, occupations, direct-action and other creative forms … [Read more...]

IDB Call for Proposals 2017: Initiative for the Promotion of Regional Public Goods in LAC

Deadline: 26 April 2017 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is currently seeking proposals for its Initiative for the Promotion of Regional Public Goods based on the premise that the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) share numerous development challenges and opportunities that can be addressed more effectively and efficiently through regional collective action and cooperation. The Initiative defines regional public goods (RPGs) as goods, services or resources that are … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: UNESCO/ISEDC Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2017

Deadline: 17 April 2017 Applications are being accepted for UNESCO/ISEDC Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2017 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...]

IZUMI Foundation Grants: Supporting Programs on Health Improvement in Developing Countries

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The IZUMI Foundation is seeking applications from eligible entities for its grant program with an aim to improve the health outcomes for people living in the most impoverished areas of Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean. The IZUMI Foundation gives assistance to the world’s poorest people by supporting programs that improve health in developing countries. Focus Areas Infectious Disease Neglected Tropical Diseases Malnutrition Maternal & … [Read more...]

Apply for Google Developers Launchpad Accelerator Program for Startups

Deadline: 24 April 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 by leveraging Google’s global reach and resources? Apply now for Google Developers Launchpad Accelerator, currently accepting applications. Program Structure Work closely with Google for 6 months This includes 2 … [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...]

Movies that Matter Start-Up & Impact Grants: Assisting Film Screenings Promoting Human Rights

Deadline: 17 April 2017 Applications are open for Movies that Matter, an initiative supporting and promoting the screenings of human rights cinema worldwide, offering grants to human rights film events in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Eastern Europe, especially in countries with limited resources and freedom of press. These events can take various forms, such as human rights film festivals, LGBT film festivals, mobile cinema projects, school screenings and grassroots … [Read more...]

IDB 2017 Call for Proposals: Promoting Regional Public Goods in Latin America and the Caribbean

Deadline: 26 April 2017 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has launched a 2017 Call for Proposals under the Initiative for the Promotion of Regional Public Goods in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), which supports projects aimed at resolving shared challenges and seizing opportunities for development through regional cooperation among at least three countries. The Regional Public Goods (RPG) Initiative of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is based on the premise that the … [Read more...]

Women’s Fund from the South Call for Proposals: Leading from the South for the Latin American and the Caribbean Region

Deadline: 20 March 2017 Fondo de Mujeres del Sur - Women’s Fund from the South (Latin America and the Caribbean) together with the African Women’s Development Fund (Africa and the MENA Region), the South Asia Women Fund (Asia) and the International Indigenous Women’s Forum, supported and financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, has currently announced its call for proposals of Leading from the South (LFS) for the Latin American and the Caribbean Region. Leading from the … [Read more...]

Environmental Respect Awards: Promoting Environmentalism in Agriculture to Industry and General Public

Deadline: 13 March 2017 Entries are open for Environmental Respect Awards program in order to encourage and honor excellence in stewardship, educate retailers and distributors around the world on safe business practices, and promote environmentalism in agriculture to the industry and to the general public. Objectives To honor fertilizer/ag chemical retailers who are preserving and protecting the environment by operating their businesses in an environmentally sound manner to the benefit … [Read more...]