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Frida — Climate and Environmental Justice Media Fellowship

In partnership with OpenGlobalRights, FRIDA provides a 5-month training program to young feminists on climate and environmental justice activism and digital journalism. Women between ages of 18 and 30 based anywhere in Sub Saharan Africa, Asia, the MENA region, Latin America, the Caribbean, and Eastern Europe are eligible to apply. Fellows will receive mentorship and are expected to dedicate 4-5 hours per week (total of 15-20 hours per month) from August to December 2019. Applications are submitted through a short Google form. Applications are due on 15 July 2019. Find details here

Biodiversity Revisited — Essay Competition

Biodiversity Revisited seeks applications for an early career essay competition. Early-career researchers are invited to share their view on biodiversity conservation or develop a provocative idea on how biodiversity research and practice can be improved. The essays submitted will be part of the discussions at the international Biodiversity Revisited Symposium taking place in Austria (September 2019). There will be up to seven awards of CHF 1,000 and winners will be invited to attend the Symposium. Deadline for submission is 16 July 2019. More about the biodiversity essay competition

French Agency for Development — Blue Economy in Sri Lanka

The French Agency for Development (AFD) seeks applications from Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), preferably in partnership with other international/local non-profit organizations, to enhance the quality of the coastal environment and to contribute in developing the Sri Lankan Blue Economy potential. Proposed projects under this call may focus on, but are not limited to, environmental education, awareness and advocacy, and the preservation of the coastal biodiversity and natural heritage. AFD will make a single award of €3 million to a project with a duration of 36-60 months. The submission deadline is 18 July 2019. Find the call

Generation Africa — Prize for Agri-Food Business Venture

Generation Africa seeks applications for the Gogettaz Agripreneur Prize. The prize is intended for entrepreneurial ventures in the agri-food sector founded by young Africans (under 35 years old). The grand prize winners will receive US$50 thousand to grow their businesses. Entrepreneurs must hold a nationality from any of the 54 nations of the African Union. Registrations close on 21 July 2019. Find the Terms and Conditions

UN Women Vietnam — Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction

UN Women Vietnam aims to increase the participation of women and marginalized groups in climate change and disaster risk reduction policy making processes. UN Women seeks applications for projects that to contribute to the implementation of gender-based climate change and DRR actions in Asia and the Pacific. The available budget for this call for proposal is US$75 thousand. Eligibility extends to Vietnamese NGOs. The application deadline is 21 July 2019. Find the call

U.S. Embassy Vietnam — YSEALI Micro-Grants Program

The U.S. Embassy Hanoi invites proposals for the 2019 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Micro-Grant Program. The program offers grants of up to US$ 1,000 to young individuals (aged 18-35 years) and non-profit groups in Vietnam. Projects in the following themes (relevant to the Terra Viva Grants Directory) will be accepted: environmental protection/climate change; disaster preparedness; food security. Only YSEALI members in Vietnam are eligible to apply. The deadline for the YSEALI Micro-Grant is 28 July 2019. More

United Nations Development Programme — Green and Sustainable Cities in Moldova

The UNDP-GEF Project “Moldova Sustainable Green Cities” launches a call for proposals within the Fast Track Challenge Program. The program provides financial support of up to US$8 thousand to innovative projects contributing to low carbon green city development. The thematic areas covered by this program include waste management, and energy efficiency, among others. Applicants must have a for-profit entity registered in the Republic of Moldova. The deadline for submitting the project proposals is 31 July 2019. Details here

U.S. Agency for International Development — Strengthening Capacity in Agriculture, Livelihoods and Environment

SCALE accepts research proposals from organizations that are currently implementing a development or emergency program for an Evidence of Impact study. The request for research proposals needs to focus on interventions at the intersection of agriculture and the management of water resources. SCALE plans to cover the costs of research support (up to US$50 thousand) for one impact study. The request for proposals will close on 31 July 2019. About SCALE

Australian Government — Direct Assistance Program 2019-2020

The Direct Assistance Program (PAD) is a small development program which works directly with communities in developing countries. The current call for proposals is open to local community organizations in Cape Verde, Sao Tome and Principe, and Guinea-Bissau. Projects can request funding of up to €15 thousand. Focus sectors include water and sanitation; environmental protection; economic livelihoods, and food security, among many others. The submission deadline is 04 August 2019. Here

WWF South Africa — Funding Environmental Conservation in Southern Africa

The WWF Nedbank Green Trust funds innovative projects to solve socio-environmental challenges in South Africa. Projects should focus mainly on South Africa with strong focus on environmental outcomes relevant to the wellbeing of people. The Green Trust will invest up to R3 million over 3 years. Applications are received three times a year. The remaining 2019 deadlines for funding submissions are 13 August and 06 December 2019. Find more information