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SEED — Replicator Workshop for Eco-Enterprises

The SEED Replicator program offers incubation workshops to identify opportunities for enterprise creation and to guide aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners looking for partnerships to build an eco-inclusive business model. Successful alumni can apply for a SEED Grant which pays for your immediate necessary activities, measures or machinery required to establish the new enterprise. SEED Replicator Program currently invites applications from entrepreneurs in South Africa. Participation is free, although participants need to cover their transportation costs and accommodation. The application deadline is 11 September 2023. SEED Replicator South Africa

Brazil-UK PACT — Mobilising Green Investment Program

Brazil-UK PACT (Partnering for Accelerated Climate Transitions) seeks proposals to fund projects that will support the Brazilian government to enhance the reach and effectiveness of green finance in the country. The program funds capacity-building interventions that aim to increase the mobilization of green investments to mitigate climate change, while also helping to drive economic development. Funding of up to £500 thousand is available per project/year. Projects should support public financial institutions to allocate and leverage green finance resources, or support measures for national and subnational governments to mobilize different sources of capital towards green projects. UK PACT welcomes applications from consortia. All consortia must include a Brazilian organization. The application deadline is 11 September 2023. Mobilising Green Investment Program Brazil

InfoNile — University Science Communication Competition for Africa

InfoNile has organized a science communication competition that aims to engage university students in Africa to understand the critical role of conserving swamps and their biodiversity. The competition aims to foster environmental awareness and empower young scientists and conservationists in Africa to take action for swamps. Eligibility extends to teams of 2-3 university students, one from communication or journalism and a science student. Teams can choose any scientific research article about swamps in their country and use it as a case study. Applications have to be submitted by 11 September 2023. Details

TotalEnergies — Sustainability Innovation Challenge

The OCBC Sustainability Innovation Challenge aims to create value and positive changes to promote a sustainable energy transition. The Challenge welcomes startups that possess solutions that can be adapted to address one or more challenge statements. OCBC offers a prize pool of SGD150 thousand and winning teams stand a chance to pilot their solutions with TotalEnergies. Participants can be located anywhere in the world but must have an interest in developing and implementing your solutions with organizations in Southeast Asia after the Challenge. Applications have to be submitted by 15 September 2023. Know more

Global Diversity Foundation — Conservation and Communities Fellowship

Global Diversity Foundation offers an online and in-person Fellowship for leaders of Global South grassroots organizations working at the intersection of biodiversity and livelihoods. The program will help participants to fundraise for their projects, successfully implement and measure their impact, and grow a supportive peer-learning and mentoring community. The Fellowship is open to applicants from the Global South who are leaders or project managers in local civil society or grassroots organizations whose work focuses on the intersection of biodiversity conservation and community livelihoods. The application deadline is 17 September 2023. Conservation and Communities Fellowship

Fast Forward — Tech Accelerator

The Fast Forward invites applications for the 2024 Accelerator Program to support and scale tech nonprofits. Tech innovations may include agri-tech or clean energy, among others. Selected entrepreneurs receive a US$25 thousand grant, mentorship, and connections to people who can help their innovation scale. The accelerator is open to tech nonprofits from around the world. Applications are open until 30 September 2023. Fast Forward Tech Accelerator

EIT Climate-KIC — Capacity Building Program for Climate Entrepreneurs

EIT Climate-KIC, IDB Lab, and the Clean Technology Fund seek to advance climate innovation in Latin American and the Caribbean. Up to 25 organizations will receive tailored capacity building and knowledge transfer in specific areas around supporting climate innovations. Eligibility extends to innovation agencies, incubators, accelerators, ecosystem builders, venture capital investors, co-working spaces, and hubs that wish to initiate or deepen their involvement in fighting climate change by supporting start-ups focused on mitigating carbon emissions. Eligible countries are Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, and Peru. The application deadline is 30 September 2023. Capacity Building Program

Illumina — Agricultural Greater Good Initiative

The Agricultural Greater Good Initiative helps to identify measures that can increase crop yields and improve livestock welfare and productivity to alleviate poverty and hunger in the developing world. The Grand Prize winner will receive up to US$350 thousand of in-kind consumables and/or services. The grant program is open to basic researchers in Agrigenomics at academic, for profit, or nonprofit institutions. The deadline for applications is 30 September 2023. Agricultural Greater Good Initiative

Africa Women Leaders in Agro-ecology — Mentorship Program

AWOLA (Africa Women Leaders in Agro-ecology) is a leadership career development initiative with the aim of equipping women working on agroecology, sustainable agriculture and food systems with leadership skills. The 3-year leadership program aims to create women leadership to transform and influence policies and programs across African countries. AWOLA will support mentees through virtual and face-to-face training sessions and fundraising efforts. The fellowship targets current citizens of Kenya, Zimbabwe and Uganda with experience in agriculture or working on agro-based livelihoods with farming communities. Applicants need to be affiliated to an institution. The deadline for applications is 30 September 2023. Details

Boston University: West African Research Association — Travel Grants for West African Nationals

The WARC Travel Grant supports African scholars and graduate students for research visits to other institutions on the continent. Travel grant funds may be used to attend and present papers at academic conferences relevant to the applicant’s field of research; visit libraries or archives in support of the applicant’s current academic work; engage in collaborative work with colleagues at another institution; and travel to a research site. The grant provides travel costs up to US$1,500 and a stipend of US$1,500. The program is open to West African nationals, with preference given to those affiliated with West African colleges, universities, and research institutions. The next application cycle closes on 30 September 2023. WARC Travel Grant