The Terra Viva Grants Directory brings free funding information to the developing world. Please consider making a donation to support our operations.

The Terra Viva Grants Directory develops and manages information about grants for agriculture, energy, environment, and natural resources in the world's developing countries.

Beit Trust

Grants for environmental conservation in the USA and developing countrieGrants for wildlife conservation and community water supply in Malawi, Zambia, and Zimbabwe

Principal Office: UK

The Beit Trust makes grants in Malawi, Zambia, and Zimbabwe for education, health, welfare, and wildlife and the environment.

Grant Programs for Agriculture, Energy, Environment, Natural Resources

Wildlife, environment, and water. Among several thematic areas, the Trust supports educational and extension projects related to environmental issues, mainly in wildlife conservation.

Additionally, the Trust’s interests in community welfare include drinking water and irrigation water in each of Malawi, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

Grants do not normally exceed £50 thousand.

APPLICATIONApplications include a brief description of the institution concerned; a reliable estimate of the cost of the project; a precise statement of how much funding is requested from the Beit Trust; and a statement of the grant’s purpose.

General inquiries should be directed to the Beit Trust Secretary in the UK. Inquiries for infrastructure projects should be directed to the Beit Trust Representative in Harare.

About grants, and how to apply

Geographical Distribution of Grant Activities in Developing Countries

Sub-Saharan Africa: Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Note: Due to present uncertainties within Zimbabwe, funds for the construction of major projects will not be granted at this time. 

The Trust provides a limited number of postgraduate scholarships for candidates domiciled in Malawi, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. The scholarships are for relevant courses at universities in the UK, Republic of Ireland, and South Africa. The Trust also offers bursaries.

The Fund provides the background of Alfred Beit and the evolution of the Trust, which is over 100 years old.

Contact Us provides full contact information.

June 2021