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.

Applications Open for the Conservation, Food and Health Foundation (Grant Round 2)

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 … [Read more...]

Applications Open for United Nations Journalism Fellowships!

Deadline: 12 March 2018 The Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists is now accepting applications from professional journalists from developing countries for its 2018 fellowship program. The fellowship program serves to maintain and expand the essential partnership between the U.N. and the media, a partnership that promotes human rights, freedom and development. Eligibility Criteria The Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists fellowships are open to individuals who: Are native to one of … [Read more...]

Sida/Demo Environment: Applications Open for Planning Grants Program!

Deadline: 4 March 2018 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 program. The Demo Environment programme, financed by The Swedish Agency for Development Cooperation (Sida) is seeking applications for its Planning Grants program to strengthen partnerships and explore new market opportunities for their technology or business model. Focus Areas Climate … [Read more...]

Sida/Demo Environment: Inviting Applicants for Demonstration Grants Program

Deadline: 14 February 2018 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 program. The Demo Environment programme, financed by The Swedish Agency for Development Cooperation (Sida) is seeking applications for its Demonstration Grants program. Demonstration Projects … [Read more...]

Tinker Foundation: Seeking Applications for Institutional Grants

Deadline: 30 March 2018 The Tinker Foundation is seeking applications for its Institutional Grants program with the goal of the creation of effective policy changes to improve the lives of Latin Americans. Program Areas Democratic Governance Education Sustainable Resource Management Eligibility Criteria Projects should have a strong public policy component, offer innovative solutions to problems facing these regions, and incorporate new mechanisms for addressing these … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 Knight International Journalism Awards!

Deadline: 18 February 2018 The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is seeking nominations for its "2018 Knight International Journalism Awards" with an aim to foster a global culture of news innovation. ICFJ is now seeking nominees whose pioneering coverage or media innovations have had a significant impact on the lives of people around the world. Nominees can be reporters, editors, technologists, media managers, citizen journalists or bloggers. The program is supported by the John S. … [Read more...]

World Wildlife Fund: Inviting Applicants for Conservation Workshop Grants

Deadline: 1 February 2018 The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is currently inviting applicants for its Conservation Workshop Grants to fund organizations to train communities, stakeholders, park guards, and others on local and regional conservation issues. These grants support training workshops with a strong hands-on learning component that will build capacity for people living in WWF priority places in select countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Conservation Workshop Grants are essential … [Read more...]

OSF-SA Call for Proposals: Understanding South Africa’s Post-Colonial Democratic Trajectory – A Comparative Analysis of Post-Liberation Societies

Deadline: 29 January 2018 The Open Society Foundation for South Africa (OSF-SA) is seeking a partner to implement a research project on understanding South Africa’s post-colonial democratic trajectory. The project will include a comparative analysis of South Africa and selected post-colonial societies in Africa, Asia or Latin America. This open call is targeted at a registered academic or research institution; independent consultant; or civil society organisation with a grounding in … [Read more...]

Applications Open for COALAR Australia-Latin America Young Entrepreneur Award 2018!

Deadline: 16 February 2018 The Council on Australia Latin America Relations (COALAR) is seeking applications for its Young Entrepreneur Award 2018 for two young entrepreneurs whose efforts have contributed to building Australia-Latin America relations. The COALAR Board established the Young Entrepreneur Award to provide an incentive for young, creative and motivated entrepreneurs to deepen Australia Latin America relations. The Award aims to inspire those with existing business and commercial … [Read more...]

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...]