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Canada Fund for Local Initiatives — Community Projects in Libya

The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives invites proposals that meet the needs of local communities in Libya. The priorities under this call include women’s economic rights, decent jobs and entrepreneurship, and investing in the poorest and most vulnerable (which may include agriculture or aquaculture projects), as well as environment, climate action focusing on adaptation and mitigation, and water management. The average contribution is C$20 thousand to C$30 thousand per project. Eligibility extends to local community organizations, non-profit organizations, and academic institutions. The deadline for submission is 12 June 2022. CFLI Libya

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives — Community Projects in Kosovo

The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives invites proposals that meet the needs of local communities in Kosovo. The priorities under this call include women’s economic rights, decent jobs and entrepreneurship, and investing in the poorest and most vulnerable (which may include agriculture or aquaculture projects). The average contribution is C$20 thousand to C$35 thousand per project. Eligibility extends to local community organizations, non-profit organizations, and academic institutions. The deadline for submission is 13 June 2022. CFLI Kosovo

Earth Journalism Network — Reporting on the Mediterranean Sea (Tunisia)

The Earth Journalism Network (EJN) offers reporting grants to journalists in Tunisia to support the production of in-depth stories on the scale of unsustainable marine management and biodiversity loss in the Mediterranean Sea. EJN welcomes submissions that highlight the impact on coastal communities, including the loss of sustainable livelihoods, the hardships of small-scale fishers, the decline of valuable ecosystems, and the loss of natural and cultural heritage. The Networks expects to award up to 5 grants with an average budget of US$250 each. Eligibility extends to journalists based in Tunisia. The application deadline is 17 June 2022. Subsidies to Tunisian Journalists

German Academic Exchange Service — Leadership for Africa

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) offers scholarships for qualified applicants from developing countries who enroll at German universities for Masters Degrees. The scholarship program “Leadership for Africa” (LfA) aims to support young refugees and national scholars from Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Niger and Senegal at higher education institutions in Germany. The scholarship includes a language course (2-6 months) before the start of the university studies, tuition-fees and a monthly scholarship payment for living expenses. The application deadline is 30 June 2022. More about the scholarship program

ASEAN Centre for Energy — ASEAN Energy Youth Awards 2022

The ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE) announces the ASEAN Energy Youth Awards (AEYA) in recognition of young students’ valuable contribution to sustainable development and energy transition. The theme of the 3rd award is “Accelerating Energy Transition towards Economic Recovery and Sustainable Growth.” The winners and runners-up will be invited to the 40th of ASEAN Ministers on Energy Meeting in September 2022 and receive small cash prizes. The awards are open to enrolled high school and university/college students from ASEAN countries. The submission deadline of entries is 15 July 2022. ASEAN Energy Youth Awards

European Commission — Optimize Farming and Forestry in North Macedonia

The European Commission (EC) seeks to modernize and optimize farming and forestry through provision of support to modernization and innovative management in the agricultural sector. EC will fund projects and business operations of entities active in the agricultural, forestry and agri-food industry, as well as activities to promote cooperation between farmers in order to establish producers’ organizations and co-operatives. Applicants can request up to €450 thousand in funding. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations legally established in North Macedonia. The application deadline is 18 July 2022. Know more

U.S. Department of State — Countering Wildlife Trafficking in Central and South America

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) seeks to reduce poaching and trafficking of protected wildlife in Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, and Suriname. Projects should aim to strengthen the capacity of civil society and governments to detect, investigate, prosecute, and adjudicate wildlife trafficking cases. The overall funding amount is anticipated at US$4 million. Eligibility for this award is restricted to US-based and foreign non-profit organizations. Applications have to be received by 22 July 2022. Know more

U.S. Department of State — Countering Wildlife Trafficking in South and Southeast Asia

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) seeks to reduce poaching and trafficking of protected wildlife in South and Southeast Asia. Projects should aim to strengthen the capacity of civil society and governments to detect, investigate, prosecute, and adjudicate wildlife trafficking cases. The overall funding amount is anticipated at US$2 million. Eligibility for this award is restricted to US-based and foreign non-profit organizations and educational institutions. Applications have to be received by 25 July 2022. Know more

U.S. Mission to Rwanda — Funding for Community Organizations

The Ambassador’s Special Self-Help (SSH) Program is a grants program that seeks to reduce poverty and hunger in sub-Saharan Africa. SSH announces an open competition for organizations in Rwanda to submit applications to carry out a small, community-based development program. Funding aims at assisting community groups to develop lasting, self-sustaining projects with focus on development concerns, including sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, and access to clean water and sanitation. Small grants of up to US$15 thousand are available. The deadline to submit proposals is 25 July 2022. Link

Mirova — Nature-based Solutions

The Nature+ Accelerator Fund aims to support nature-based innovative solutions to mitigate and adapt to climate change whilst delivering positive impacts both on biodiversity and the wellbeing of local communities. The Fund will invest in projects across the following four categories: Terrestrial Conservation and Restoration; Marine Conservation and Coastal Resilience; Sustainable Agriculture; and Nature-Based Innovation (e.g., drone technology, conservation-focused smart apps, etc.). Projects with an early-stage concept may request between US$100-200 thousand, projects that have a proof-of-concept can receive between US$1-2 million, and successful projects looking for follow-on funding to scale-up will receive up to US$5 million. Applicants must be seeking commercial proposals – the funding delivered will be investment capital subject to repayment and returns. The application window closes 31 August 2022. Nature+ Accelerator Fund