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European Commission — Partnerships for Sustainable Cities

The European Commission invites concept notes for projects that address urban challenges such as water security, pollution, and climate change, among others. The call is divided into five geographical areas: Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean, Southern and Eastern Europe, and extremely fragile countries. Amounts requested under this call must fall between €2 million and €5 million. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations. Deadline for submission of concept notes is 27 March 2020. Link

Fondation SUEZ — Biodiversity and Nature-based Solutions

Fondation SUEZ accepts applications for the Acting for Natural Assets program in search for “Biodiversity and nature-based solutions.” Applicants must demonstrate how their project addresses the issue of conserving biodiversity or restoring ecosystem service. The project is situated in France or the French overseas territories. SUEZ will donate a total amount of €100 thousand that will be divided up between three projects according to their needs. The call is open to companies, entrepreneurs, universities, NGOs, and organisations. The deadline for applications is 29 March 2020. More about the Acting for Natural Assets program

UK Royal Society — Grants for Scientific Meetings

The Royal Society hosts a program of scientific meetings each year with the aim to bring together scientists from around the world to present and discuss new research in all areas of science. Each meeting is organised by leaders in the field, using their expertise to ensure the key topics are covered. The Royal Society contributes to travel and expenses for the meeting and provides logistical support. Proposals are invited from any UK-based researcher. Many meetings have co-organizers from outside the UK. The deadline for scientific meeting proposals is 01 April 2020. More

United Nations Environment Programme — Young Champions of the Earth 2020

Young Champions of the Earth supports outstanding environmental initiatives of talented people worldwide between the ages of 18 and 30. The program is a global stage to showcase technological inventions and innovative business models that improve the planet’s health. The program will select seven Young Champions of the Earth every year — one from each of Africa, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, North America, and West Asia. Each winner will receive US$15 thousand in seed funding, plus various opportunities for high-profile networking and entrepreneurship training. The deadline for applications is 10 April 2020. Become a champion

JPI Oceans — Aquatic Pollutants Joint Transnational Call

The Joint Programming Initiatives (JPIs) on Water, Oceans and Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) announces a call for research and innovation projects on risks posed to human health and the environment by pollutants and pathogens present in water resources. A total of €22.6 million has been allocated for this call. There is no limit of total budget for proposals. Each consortium must be composed of eligible independent entities from a minimum of three different EU Member States or H2020 Associated countries (listed in the announcement). The pre-proposal submission deadline is 18 May 2020. Detailed information

European Commission — Environmental and Climate Action in Montenegro

The European Commission seeks to build capacity and awareness and improve the implementation of environmental and climate action policies in Montenegro. The priority areas to be addressed are Awareness; Recycling; Knowledge about Biodiversity; Environmental and Climate change in schools; Inclusion of Civil Society and economic operators in policy dialogue on environment and climate change issues; and Implementation of Environmental policies. Applicants may request between €30 thousand and €90 thousand for project implementation. Eligibility extends to non-profit, civil society organizations established in Montenegro or a Member State of the European Union. Deadline for submission of concept notes is 20 April 2020. Link

Colorado State University — Seminar: Planning and Managing Tourism in Protected Areas

Colorado State University (CSU) offers a seminar in the Western USA for individuals engaged in tourism and outdoor recreation in protected areas. The next seminar is scheduled for September 2020. Ideal participants are mid-level professional and technical personnel who work for governmental or NGO conservation and tourism organizations; in academia; in the private sector; and in community-based and indigenous tourism and conservation initiatives in or near protected areas. CSU does not offer fellowships or scholarships for the seminar. However, it posts guidelines on where and how to search for potential funding support in their FAQs. The deadline for applications is 08 May 2020. Link to the seminar

European Commission — Sanitation in Rural Areas in Chad

The European Commission seeks to provide access to basic sanitation conditions and aims to promote of good hygiene practices in Chad. The objective of this call is to reduce the rate of defecation in the open air. The overall amount available under this call is €2 million. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations. Deadline for submission of concept notes and full applications is 12 May 2020. Details in French

Missouri Botanical Garden — Fellowships for Visiting Researchers 2020

The Center for Conservation and Sustainable Development at the Missouri Botanical Garden offers short-term fellowships for professionals in conservation biology, ecology, botany, and related fields. The fellowships include small grants for travel and support costs for professional visits at the Missouri Botanical Garden lasting 4-12 weeks, varying with each fellowship program. Applications are welcome from Latin America, Madagascar, and Vietnam (varying by fellowship program). The application deadline is 31 July 2020. About Fellowships for Visiting Researchers

Fulbright Scholar Program — Core Program for U.S. Faculty and Professionals 2021-2022

The Fulbright Scholar Program invites applications from U.S. scholars for research, teaching, and creative arts in an international context. Eligibility criteria include U.S. citizenship and a PhD or equivalent professional degree. The available openings include several in the developing world in subjects related to environmental and biological sciences and others. The deadline for applications is 15 September 2020. Core Program