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Canada Fund for Local Initiatives — Community Projects in the Maldives

The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) invites proposals that meet the needs of local communities in the Maldives. CFLI provides funding to projects that implement environment and climate action projects focusing on adaptation and mitigation, water and plastic waste management, and other thematic priorities. The average CFLI contribution is C$30 thousand to C$50 thousand. Eligibility extends to not-for-profit local, national or community-based organizations. The deadline for submission is 30 January 2024. CFLI Maldives

Global Resilience Partnership — Resilient Agriculture Innovations

The Resilient Agriculture Innovations for Nature (RAIN) challenge aims to convert seed-level innovative agricultural ideas in East Africa and scale them to sustainable business ideas. RAIN seeks new innovative agricultural initiatives to provide customized support. Winners will be connected with potential funders, donors and investors. RAIN is open to non-profit organizations as well as farmers, and entrepreneurs in East Africa (Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda). Applications are due on 30 January 2024. RAIN Challenge

Earth Journalism Network — Infrastructure Reporting in Lower Mekong

The Journalist Fellowship for Infrastructure Reporting in Lower Mekong equips mid-career journalists with training, mentoring, and story grants to report on infrastructural development and its impacts on the environment and human rights. EJN will select 15 journalists who will take part in a series of online training sessions and a two-day in-person workshop in March 2024. EJN will cover the cost of travel, accommodation, and meals of selected participants. Participants who successfully complete the training will be eligible to apply to receive story grants (US$2000 each). Participants can be from Thailand, Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia, or Vietnam. The deadline for application is 31 January 2024. Infrastructure Reporting

Planet Reimagined — Climate Crisis Fellowship

The New Futures Fellowship is a three-month remote fellowship program that focuses on innovative and interdisciplinary solutions to the climate crisis. The fellowship is designed for activists and scholars from around the globe to conduct research, make policy recommendations, and produce creative digital content. The fellowship comes with a stipend of US$2500. Applications are being accepted until 31 January 2024. New Futures Fellowship

University of Reading — Research Grant

IMAGINE if… is a research grant for the provision of research and business support by the University of Reading and Henley Business School. The research grant is worth up to the value of £100 thousand. Shortlisted finalists will be paired with counselors and researchers before preparing a business proposal to solve a global development challenge. Candidates aged 18 and over from around the world are eligible to apply. The closing date for entries is 07 January 2024. Details here

Sustainable Energy for All — Women in STEM Traineeship

Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) helps women and youth in energy transition by supporting their entry into and career progression within the sector. The SEforALL Traineeship provides a training opportunity complemented by on-the-job learning, including site visits, workshops, and supplementary training programs. Applicants must be 18-35 years of age and be nationals or have the right to work in Sierra Leone. The closing date is 11 January 2024. SEforALL Traineeship

SVG Ventures — THRIVE Academy

Silicon Valley Global Ventures is an investment, technology and advisory firm that invests in companies that go through their accelerator program. The THRIVE Academy supports idea stage and pre-seed stage startups in the agri-food tech sector. The 12-week accelerator program helps startups and researchers looking to commercialize their innovations. The application deadline is 12 January 2024. THRIVE Academy

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives — Community Projects in Rwanda and Burundi

The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives invites proposals that meet the needs of local communities in Rwanda and Burundi. The priorities under this call include environment, climate action focusing on adaptation and mitigation, and water management. Project funding is C$30 thousand to C$40 thousand. Eligibility extends to local community organizations, non-profit organizations, and academic institutions. The deadline for submission is 15 January 2024. CFLI Rwanda and Burundi

Milkywire — Climate Transformation Fund

The Milkywire Climate Transformation Fund (CTF) is a charitable fund that supports pioneering projects needed to reach global net zero. The fund supports nature-based solutions implemented by non-profit organizations that help to adapt to and mitigate the effects of climate change, such as afforestation, reforestation, forest preservation, restoration of degraded lands, and projects that directly avoid or reduce emissions. Funding typically ranges from US$150 thousand to US$300 thousand. The current call for proposals closes 21 January 2024. Climate Transformation Fund

Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research — Water Prize

The Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research (ZIWR) offers a biannual award to acknowledge the outstanding achievements and global impact of an individual or organization in the broader field of water. The Executive Committee welcomes the nomination of candidates researching, developing or implementing impactful and lasting water solutions. The award consists of US$60 thousand. Nominations are open until 22 January 2024. For more information