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.

A List of New Funding Opportunities for Youth Development

FM 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) … [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 2020 … [Read more...]

Entries Open for 2017 CGAP Photo Contest: A Chance to Win up to US$2000!

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) is seeking entries for its 2017 CGAP Photo Contest that will show how people in both rural and urban areas are using digital finance in innovative ways to build greater resiliency through financial tools, and conduct their financial lives. The CGAP Photo Contest is looking for original, striking images that capture the importance of financial inclusion efforts around the world. Themes Innovations in Digital … [Read more...]

Webinar Video: How to Raise Funds for Humanitarian Relief

The webinar video on “How to Raise Funds for Humanitarian Relief” is now available online. The number of emergency situations around the world is increasing. When a crisis erupts, or within the context of an ongoing emergency, there are many funding mechanisms that are available. However, it can be difficult to access this funding, due to the system’s complexity and the chaos that ensues in an emergency situation. It can be very difficult to know what is available and from whom. The … [Read more...]

Apply for IDB & FEMSA Foundation’s Water, Sanitation and Waste Management Innovation Awards!

Deadline: 12 September 2017 Do you have a water, sanitation or solid waste startup, solution, product, initiative or service that is improving lives in Latin America and the Caribbean? If so, apply now to participate in the IDB-FEMSA Award. Selected finalists will be called in Buenos Aires for the award ceremony, which will take place in November during the IWA 2017 Congress. The award aims to highlight innovative startups, solutions, products and initiatives in water, sanitation, and solid … [Read more...]

Applications Open for IDRC’s Research Awards 2018!

Deadline: 6 September 2017 The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is seeking applications for its “Research Awards 2018”. Research award recipients will undertake a one-year paid program of research on the topic they have submitted, and will receive hands-on experience in research management, grant administration, and the creation, dissemination, and use of knowledge from an international perspective. Thematic Areas Advisory Committee on Research Ethics Agriculture and … [Read more...]

IFAD Call for Proposals: Promoting Innovations in ICT for Agriculture and Rural Development in Developing Countries

Deadline: 25 July 2017 The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is seeking proposals from eligible organizations to implement a project on South-South and Triangular Cooperation to support rural transformation: Promoting innovations in information and communication technology (ICT) for agriculture and rural development. Objectives Strengthen smallholders’ capacities to undertake sustainable rural transformation processes by accessing “digital dividends” created through … [Read more...]

The VV Grow Fellowship! Accelerator for Women Owners of Small & Medium Businesses

Deadline: 22 September 2017 Applications are open for "The Vital Voices (VV) Grow Fellowship" which is a highly competitive one-year accelerator program for women owners of small and medium businesses in Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East and North Africa, and sub-Saharan Africa. The program includes customized business skills training, technical assistance, leadership development, and access to networks to grow their businesses and increase their leadership impact. Through … [Read more...]

Counterpart International/Innovation for Change: Request for Applications for Small Innovation Grants

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The Innovation for Change Initiative, co-implemented by Counterpart International, Inc., is accepting applications for its Small Innovation Grants to disseminate information to the regional hubs so they may develop and submit applications for Innovation for Change funding. Innovation for Change provides customized support to each hub based on their area of need and interest and simultaneously builds a global architecture of resources and platforms to enhance networking … [Read more...]

Seed Money Grants: Strengthening Scientific Exchange between Swiss and Latin American Researchers and Institutions

Deadline: 30 August 2017 Applications are open for Seed Money Grants to consolidate partnerships with priority countries (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru) according to past activities of the programme and the mapping of scientific links between Switzerland and Latin America carried out during the Funding period 2013-2016. In addition, for the period 2017-2020, the Leading House will support cooperation with potential new partners in the region, promoting mono- or … [Read more...]

Open Society Foundations: Human Rights and Drug Policy Workshop in Hong Kong

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The Open Society Foundations is seeking application for its Human Rights and Drug Policy Workshop in Hong Kong with an aim to focus on the connections between human rights, public health, and drug policy as well as the gap between these principles and practice in the implementation of drug policies in Asia. The Human Rights and Drug Policy Workshop will be held at the Centre for Criminology at the University of Hong Kong from October 16 to October 20, 2017. Course … [Read more...]

Apply for Hogan Lovells Community Solar Innovation Awards 2017!

Deadline: 16 August 2017 Does your business or not-for-profit organization use solar energy or solar technology to improve the lives of poor communities, especially for women and girls? Is it eco-inclusive, delivering environmental and social benefits? Does it involve and meet the needs of local communities? Does it involve and meet the needs of local communities? If Yes, then Apply Now for the Hogan Lovells Community Solar Innovation Awards 2017! Applications are open for the "Community Solar … [Read more...]

2017 LCA Award: Strengthening Capacities for putting Life Cycle Thinking into Effective Practice!

Deadline: 29 June 2017 Applications are open for 2017 LCA Award. The Life Cycle Initiative has the goal to enable users around the world to put life cycle thinking into effective practice, and UN Environment serves as its secretariat. As part of the flagship activities being pursued in 2017, support is being provided to practical projects implementing Life Cycle approaches. This activity leverages support from LCA experts, and providers of LCA software and data to institute practical projects. … [Read more...]

Prince Claus Fund: Seeking Applications for Network Partnership Grant

Deadline: 5 July 2017 The Prince Claus Fund is seeking applications for the Network Partnership Grant from cultural organisations operating in countries listed below. The Fund and its Partners work together from the conceptualisation of the partnership to the execution and implementation of its projects. It is a partnership which goes beyond financial support, and thrives on the creative ideas and dialogue generated between the Fund and its Partners. The Network Partnership Grants are … [Read more...]

Applications Open for IDRC’s Research Awards 2018!

Deadline: 6 September 2017 The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is seeking applications for its "Research Awards 2018". Research award recipients will undertake a one-year paid program of research on the topic they have submitted, and will receive hands-on experience in research management, grant administration, and the creation, dissemination, and use of knowledge from an international perspective. Benefits For payroll purposes, awardees are considered full-time … [Read more...]

Astraea’s International Fund: Supporting Groups led by LGBTQI Communities

Deadline: 1 July 2017 The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice is seeking applications for its International Fund to support groups led by LGBTQI communities working for progressive social change, addressing oppression based on sexual orientation and/or gender identity and expression, and advancing work for racial, economic and gender justice. Priorities The fund prioritizes funding to groups that are: Led by and targeted to lesbian/bisexual/queer women Led by and targeted to … [Read more...]

IWMF Call for Applications: Team Reporting Fellowship to El Salvador & Guatemala

Deadline: 4 July 2017 The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is inviting fellows for its program "Team Reporting Fellowship to El Salvador & Guatemala". The program is part of the Adelante Latin America Reporting Initiative. The IWMF will select five pairs of women journalists that will travel to San Salvador and Guatemala City for a cross-border reporting trip focused on underreported stories. The work of the 51 IWMF Adelante Fellows has been published and aired by leading … [Read more...]

Tinker Foundation: Applications Open for its Fall Cycle of Institutional Grants

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Tinker Foundation is seeking proposals for its fall cycle of 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 … [Read more...]

Blue Action Fund Call for Proposals: Supporting Conservation Projects in Marine Protected Areas (MPAs)

Deadline: 3 August 2017 Blue Action Fund is currently seeking proposals to finance individual grants to selected marine/coastal conservation projects of NGOs in marine protected areas (MPAs) and their buffer zones, focusing on the most sensitive coastal waters of Africa, Latin America and Asia/Pacific. Its goal is to contribute to reducing the dramatic loss of marine biodiversity and to advancing local development, e.g. through stabilizing incomes in coastal communities or enhancing coastal … [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...]