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Cultural Survival — Indigenous Youth Fellowships

The Indigenous Youth Fellowship Project supports young Indigenous leaders between the ages of 17-28. Fellows work to represent the voices of their communities and bring awareness of local issues in the transition to renewable energy to global conversation. Grants range from US$2,500 to US$6,000. Eligible countries and regions are Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Panama, Venezuela, United States, Canada, Australia, DRC, Uganda, Indonesia, Sweden, Finland, Greenland, and Norway. The deadline to apply is 28 April 2023. Indigenous Youth Fellowship

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives — Community Projects in the Philippines

The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) invites proposals that meet the needs of local communities in the Philippines. CFLI provides funding to projects that implement environment and climate action projects focusing on adaptation and mitigation, water management, and other thematic priorities. The average contribution is C$30 thousand. Eligibility extends to not-for-profit local, national or community-based organizations. The deadline for submission is 28 April 2023. CFLI Philippines

French Institute for Development Research — Climate Education in the Caribbean

The French Research Institute for Development (IRD) seeks to improve primary, secondary and higher education on geohazards and climate change in the Caribbean region. The grant recipient needs to develop teaching materials and tools for basic and higher levels education and be able to develop a regional database to facilitate the sharing among institutions in the Caribbean region. Funding of US$150 thousand is available. Eligibility extends to academic and research institutions/organizations, incubators and start-ups. The application deadline is 30 April 2023. Details

The MedFund — Marine Biodiversity Conservation

The MedFund provides sustainable funding for marine biodiversity conservation. MedFund launches a call for interest dedicated to support Mediterranean MPAs’ managers by funding day to day management costs of protected marine areas. The funding request must not exceed an average annual amount of €75 thousand. Applicants must be officially designated MPAs (or under designation process) in Lebanon, Montenegro, Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, or Albania. The call for interest is open until 30 April 2023. The MedFund

United Nations Development Programme — Young Leaders Development Program

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Samsung Mobile announce Generation17 – a joint initiative aimed at empowering young changemakers to achieve Sustainable Development Goals. Samsung and UNDP provide mentorship, technology, and networking opportunities to 14 young leaders across six world regions. Applicants need to be between 18-30 years at the time of application. Applications have to be submitted by 07 May 2023. Generation17

Zoological Society of London — Protected and Conserved Area Fund

The EDGE Protected and Conserved Area Fund supports projects with a clear focus on creating new protected or conserved areas or the expansion of existing protected or conserved areas. Projects should focus on creating a new protected area or the expansion of existing protected areas. Projects should have endorsement from local communities. Applications are due by 08 May 2023. Protected and Conserved Area Fund

Thomson Reuters Foundation — Communicating Just Transition Issues

The Thomson Reuters Foundation offers a free communication course for organizations in Brazil working in communication and journalism. The hybrid course will consist of a series of 4 weeks of training in which participants will receive training in parallel with climate journalists. Applicants must be full-time employees with a role in communications and media engagement. The application deadline is 08 May 2023. Know more

Earth Journalism Network — Media Workshop on Covering Marine Pollution

The Earth Journalism Network (EJN) hosts a virtual media workshop (June 2023) for journalists interested in reporting on marine pollution. Journalists will have the opportunity to workshop their story ideas, network with peers and editors, and connect with thematic experts and sources for their reporting. Applicants can be from any country in the world. Applicants from coastal countries are preferred. Selected participants will be eligible to apply for a story grant. The application deadline is 10 May 2023. Virtual Media Workshop

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives — Community Projects in Iraq

The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) invites proposals that meet the needs of local communities in Iraq. CFLI provides funding to projects that implement environment and climate action projects focusing on adaptation and mitigation, water management, and other thematic priorities. The average contribution is C$20 thousand to C$40 thousand per project. Eligibility extends to not-for-profit local, national or community-based organizations. The deadline for submission is 13 May 2023. CFLI Iraq

IHE Delft Institute for Water Education — MSc Scholarship

IHE Delft provides scholarships to enroll in IHE Delft’s MSc in Water and Sustainable Development to early and mid-career water professionals from MENA, Sahel and Small Island Development States. The scholarship includes tuition fees, insurance, international travel cost and an allowance of €1,115 per month for the cost of living and accommodation. The deadline of application for admission and scholarship is 15 May 2023. IHE Delft MSc Scholarship