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Save Our Species — Threatened Species Conservation in Central Asia

Save Our Species (SOS) makes grants for conservation actions on threatened species and their habitats in Central Asia. This Call is accepting proposals targeting the conservation of the Goitered Gazelle (Gazella subgutturosa) and the Snow Leopard (Panthera uncia) and their habitats in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. Grants will range from CHF 25 thousand to CHF 200 thousand with a maximum project duration of 18 months. SOS requires matching resources in relation to grant size. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations. The extended deadline for applications is 18 August 2019. More

Earth Journalism Network — Mesoamerican Reef Story Grants

The Earth Journalism Network (EJN) offers grants to journalists in Central America to support in-depth and investigative reporting on environmental issues related to the Mesoamerican Reef in Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, and Honduras. EJN expects to award around six grants ranging from US$500 to US$1,000 depending on the proposal and reporting format. Eligibility extends to early-career and mid-level journalists (online, print, television, radio) and other expert media practitioners with proven track record of reporting on the effects of climate change and environmental degradation. The application deadline is 21 August 2019. Know more

Irish Aid — Ireland-Africa Fellows Programme 2020/21

Irish Aid offers scholarships to qualified candidates from Africa to undertake Masters degrees at universities and colleges in Ireland. Awards are made in the fields development studies, rural development, biodiversity conservation, and many other subject areas relevant to the Terra Viva Grants Directory. The scholarship covers course fees, flights, accommodation, monthly allowances, insurance and other incidental expenses. Eligible countries are Burundi, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The deadline for applications is 28 August 2019. Application Information

IHE Delft Institute for Water Education — PhD Fellowship in Environmental Biotechnology

IHE Delft offers a PhD fellowship as part of the “NOMAD” Project to evaluate different methods for the removal of endocrine disrupters. Research will take place at the laboratory of IHE Delft (The Netherlands). The Fellow will receive €1190 /month, plus allowance for books and study materials. Candidates must have a Master’s degree in environmental biotechnology, environmental engineering, sanitary engineering, or similar to be considered for this fellowship. Applications have to be received before 01 September 2019. About the fellowship

Ford Motor Company — Conservation and Environmental Grants in the Middle East and North Africa

The Ford Motor Company makes grants for ongoing and non-profit projects focused on conservation engineering, protection of the natural environment, and environmental education in countries of the Middle East and North Africa. In 2019, Ford requests projects under the theme “Beating Air Pollution”. Initiatives in Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, and Yemen can request up to US$12 thousand. Applications will be received until 01 September 2019. Find the website

Fundación La Caixa — Work4Progress Challenge

The Work4Progress challenge seeks projects that generate new employment opportunities for women and young adults in India, Mozambique and Peru. Projects should focus on technologies to promote entrepreneurship among young women (India), agri-technologies to improve crops (Mozambique), agri-technologies to improve irrigation (Peru). Universities, companies, and non-profit organisations are eligible to apply. The deadline to submit a solution application is 02 September 2019. Details

Renewable Energy Solutions for Africa Foundation — Training Course: Deployment of Renewable Energy Solutions

Renewable Energy Solutions for Africa Foundation, in partnership with Enel Foundation, invites applications for the two weeks advanced training course “Deployment of renewable energy solutions: challenges and opportunities” (Italy, November 2019). The course targets professionals serving in public institutions, energy companies, energy centers, universities and research agencies in the Africa Region. 40 selected participants will be awarded the Enel Foundation Scholarship which covers tuition fee, travel and accommodation costs. The submission deadline is 04 September 2019. Detailed information

Commission for Environmental Cooperation — Grant Program on Adaptation to Extreme Events

The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) accepts applications from organizations seeking to enhance their community’s ability to prepare for extreme events such as droughts, floods, wildfires, and other consequences of climate change. Projects are funded for a maximum duration of 12 months with a contribution of up to C$165 thousand. Grantees must be local communities, indigenous communities, academia, or non-governmental organizations located in Canada, Mexico, or the USA. The deadline for submitting preliminary proposals is 6 September 2019. More

Toyota Foundation — Research Grant Program 2019

The Toyota Foundation’s Research Grant Program is titled “Exploring New Values for Society”. It supports ambitious projects that adopt a panoramic view of the world and look generations into the future. Several past grants have focused on issues of climate, environment, biodiversity, and related topics. The program offers joint research grants (i.e., for team research), and individual research grants. The grant amount per project is up to 8 million yen. Applications are unrestricted by nationality, residence, and affiliation. The application deadline is 13 September 2019. Find the proposal guidelines

Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation — Women in Agribusinesses

The program VALUE4HER seeks to increase incomes and employment for women in agribusinesses. This grant scheme is aimed at enabling women’s agribusinesses to try out new ideas and to spur innovations within women-owned agri-businesses. The maximum available grant per agribusiness is €9 thousand. The grant covers up to a maximum of 90% of the total project budget. The applicant has to contribute the remaining 10% either in cash or in-kind. Eligibility extends to African woman-led agribusinesses. Deadline for receipt of applications is 15 September 2019. Click here