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


Online fundraising platform for grassroots projects in subject areas that include environment, energy, agriculture, and natural resources

Principal Office: USA

GlobalGiving is on online fundraising platform for international philanthropy, with an emphasis on grassroots projects in the developing world.

Potential donors select from a range of projects which GlobalGiving describes on its website as in need of funding. GlobalGiving manages the receipt and distribution of these donor funds, directing them to the selected projects.

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Project funding for community development. Thematic areas of relevance in the Terra Viva Grants Directory are Animals (including wildlife), Climate Change, and Environment– including examples of projects in the following topics:

  • Alternative energy technologies;
  • Community water and sanitation;
  • Waste recycling;
  • Recovery of degraded lands and natural resources;
  • Marine conservation;
  • Support for artisanal fishing;
  • Eco-enterprises;
  • Sustainable agriculture;
  • Wildlife management;
  • Environmental training and education.

GlobalGiving provides funding to legally registered nonprofit organizations worldwide.

About the program

[content_box box_type=”e.g. normal”]APPLICATION: For nonprofit organizations to be profiled on GlobalGiving, the online form requests basic information about the organization and its objectives, staffing and budget, internet access, nonprofit status, and current fundraising activities.

GlobalGiving has a due diligence requirement that asks for evidence of charitable status, names of staff and board, letters of reference, and other supporting documents.

About how to register


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The GlobalGiving Accelerator provides fundraising training opportunities on a regular basis.

Projects can be searched by country, theme, and other criteria. This can help grant seekers understand the types of projects that GlobalGiving endorses as eligible for donations.

Grant seekers should consult Help and FAQ for detailed explanations of how GlobalGiving operates.

GlobalGiving posts contact information for its office in Washington, DC and London.

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July 2021