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Thomson Reuters Foundation — Effective Communications on Biodiversity

The Thomson Reuters Foundation invites applications for a dual-track bootcamp on the growing economic, physical and social risks around biodiversity loss. The program aims to strengthen trust between journalists and NGOs/CSOs by upskilling journalists to better report on the topic and enhancing CSOs’ communications. Thomson Reuters invites people working for a Civil Society Organization or NGO in Indonesia and/or Malaysia to apply. The application deadline is 30 April 2022. Effective Communications on Biodiversity

Athens Photo World — International Photojournalism Award

Athens Photo World seeks applications from professional photojournalists for the Yannis Behrakis International Photojournalism Award. Athens Photo World will award €15 thousand to a completed project of reportage or documentary photography, created within the last 3 years. Photographers can submit a portfolio of up to twenty-four (24) photographs. Submissions have to be received by 10 April 2022. More information

Graduate Institute Geneva — Geneva Challenge on Poverty Reduction

The Graduate Institute Geneva invites graduate students from all around the world to develop innovative interdisciplinary solutions that address the global challenges of poverty reduction. Five finalist teams, one team per continent, will be invited to an oral presentation in Geneva. The winning project will receive CHF10 thousand. The registration deadline for the 2022 edition is 20 April 2022. Geneva Challenge

Legacy Landscapes Fund — Conservation of Terrestrial Landscapes and Buffer Zones

Legacy Landscapes Fund announces its first open call for proposals. Legacy Landscapes Fund (LLF) is a grant-making institution focused on the world’s most important protected areas and their buffer zones. “Legacy Landscapes” (LL) are terrestrial landscapes covering a contiguous area of at least 200 thousand hectares (2000 km²) that are ecologically largely intact and of global significance. LLF’s Sustaining Grant program supports the LL with a $15 million grant in tranches of $1 million per year over 15 years. For its Sustaining Grants, LLF requires a minimum co-financing of $5 million. The deadline for submissions of concept notes is 30 April 2022. Legacy Landscapes Fund

Fiat Panis Foundation — Prize for Improvement of World Nutrition

Foundation Fiat Panis calls for nominations for the Justus von Liebig-Award for World Nutrition for outstanding achievements in the fight against hunger and poverty. Contributions can be scientific contributions to research and teaching in the field of agricultural sciences, entrepreneurial and organizational services, achievements of a humanitarian nature, or contributions to the communication of world food problems and possible solutions. The prize may be awarded to an individual or institution. The winner receives €25 thousand. The deadline for submission of nominations is 30 April 2022. Self-nominations are not possible. More

Indian National Academy of Sciences — JRD-Tata Fellowships for Visiting Scientists from Developing Countries

India’s National Science Academy administers the JRD-Tata Fellowships to support visiting scientists from the developing world and promote South-South cooperation. The program is open to applicants from developing countries (except India) younger than age 45, and who possess doctorate or masters degrees in science or equivalent degrees in engineering/medicine. Past participants have included several in agriculture, biological sciences, and geo-sciences. The fellowship is for three months and includes transportation, maintenance allowance, accommodation, and contingencies. The application deadlines are 30 April and 31 October of each year. Find out more

BIOPAMA — Medium Grants Western and Central Africa

Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management (BIOPAMA) aims to address priorities for action to improve the management and governance of protected and conserved areas, and the sustainable use of natural resources and livelihoods of surrounding local communities. Grant size can be up to €200 thousand (5% co-funding from the applicant is required). Eligibility extends to non-governmental organizations and community-based organizations. This call for proposals is open for countries located in Western and Central Africa only. The deadline to submit concept note applications is 10 April 2022. Medium Grants Western and Central Africa

BIOPAMA — Medium Grants Pacific

Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management (BIOPAMA) aims to address priorities for action to improve the management and governance of protected and conserved areas, and the sustainable use of natural resources and livelihoods of surrounding local communities. Grant size can vary from €200 thousand to €400 thousand (5% co-funding from the applicant is required). Eligibility extends to non-governmental organizations and community-based organizations. This call for proposals is open for countries located in the BIOPAMA Pacific region only. The deadline to submit concept note applications is 13 April 2022. Medium Grants Pacific

U.S. Department of State — Supporting Environmental Defenders in Latin Americ

The U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for a project to strengthen support for environmental defenders in Latin America. DRL prioritizes countries and communities in Latin America where violence against environmental defenders is most acute. The total funding available under this call is US$2 million. DRL welcomes applications from U.S.-based and foreign-based non-profit organizations, institutions of higher education; and businesses. The closing date for applications is 23 April 2022. Details here

UNESCO — Creation of Geoparks

UNESCO and the Global Geoparks Network (GGN) make grants to support the creation of geoparks in Small Island Developing States. Geoparks are sites and landscapes of international geological significance that are managed with a holistic concept of protection, education and sustainable development. UNESCO offers tailor-made consultancy services specifically designed to support local teams to develop a UNESCO Geopark project. All services provided through the grant will be free of charge for the territory. The deadline for applications is 30 April 2022. Creation of Geoparks