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International Development Research Centre — Climate Adaptation and Resilience

The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) makes grants to research organizations that enhance urban resilience to climate change in ASEAN member states. This funding opportunity is available to research organizations that are headquartered in a member state of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). IDRC intends to provide grant funding of up to CA$3.4 million. The application deadline is 09 July 2024. Details here

USAID — Afghanistan Integrated Youth Activity

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) seeks applications for a cooperative agreement from qualified entities to implement the Afghanistan Integrated Youth Activity (AIYA) program. AIYA aims to empower Afghan youth, particularly girls and young women, with market-relevant technical and soft skills to enhance income, food security, and economic resilience. USAID intends to provide US$62 million in total USAID funding over five years. Eligibility for this notice of funding opportunity is not restricted. The application deadline is 12 July 2024. Link to the call

U.S. Department of State — Air Pollution

The U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for organizations interested in applying to implement a project on increasing sub-national, national, and regional capacity to address air pollution in Latin America and/or Central Asia. The goal is to equip countries in Latin America and Central Asia with the tools to actively engage in regional air quality initiatives. Funding ranges from US$365 thousand to US$730 thousand. Eligibility for this award is restricted to US-based and foreign non-profit organizations and educational institutions. The application deadline is 15 July 2024. Link

Minor Foundation for Major Challenges — Public Awareness on Climate Change

The Minor Foundation for Major Challenges supports advocates of climate change mitigation. The Foundation provides funding to communication projects that advance the transition to a low-carbon economy. Proposals should focus on influencing public opinion, providing inspiration, changing attitudes, spreading information, etc. The Foundation welcomes applications for large and small grants from all over the world. MFMC funding is typically in the range of €10 thousand to €200 thousand, although larger projects may be considered. The application deadline is 08 August 2024. Link to MFMC

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations — World Soil Day Award

The World Soil Day Award (WSDA) recognizes individuals and/or institutions that have made an effort to organize successful celebrations in the framework of the World Soil Day campaign of the previous year. The award consists of US$15 thousand and a trip to Thailand. The award is open to individuals, non-profit organizations, universities, and private companies. Applications have to be submitted by 01 September 2024. World Soil Day Award

British Academy — International Interdisciplinary Research 2025

Knowledge Frontiers provides UK-based researchers active in the social sciences and the humanities with an opportunity to develop international interdisciplinary research projects in collaboration with colleagues from the natural, engineering, and/or medical sciences. The British Academy invites proposals for projects which focus on the interaction between technology, nature, and humanity. The lead applicant must be based at a UK university or research institute. Projects must involve at least one co-applicant who can be based in the UK or overseas. Awards of 24 months in duration and up to £300 thousand are available. The deadline for submissions is 18 September 2024. About Knowledge Frontiers

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives — Community Projects in the Republic of Congo

The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives invites proposals that meet the needs of local communities in the Republic of Congo. The priorities under this call include women’s economic rights, decent jobs and entrepreneurship, and investing in the poorest and most vulnerable (which may include agriculture or aquaculture projects). The average contribution is C$20 thousand to C$30 thousand per project. Eligibility extends to local community organizations, non-profit organizations, and academic institutions. The deadline for submission is 05 June 2024. CFLI Republic of Congo

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives — Community Projects in Angola

The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives invites proposals that meet the needs of local communities in Angola. The priorities under this call include women’s economic rights, decent jobs and entrepreneurship, and investing in the poorest and most vulnerable (which may include agriculture or aquaculture projects). The average contribution is C$25 thousand to C$50 thousand per project. Eligibility extends to local community organizations, non-profit organizations, and academic institutions. The deadline for submission is 09 June 2024. CFLI Angola

Earth Journalism Network — Story Grants Asia Pacific

The Erath Journalism Network (EJN) offers story grants to women journalists and those identifying as gender and sexual minorities in the Asia-Pacific region to produce in-depth reports on the gendered impacts of the environmental and climate crises. EJN plans to issue 20-25 grants of up to US$2000 each. The Networks welcomes We welcome pitches to report on women- and minority-led initiatives and actions that demonstrate the resilience of these vulnerable groups and their role as environmental stewards. The application deadline is 13 June 2024. Details here

Fondation Franklinia — Conservation of Globally Threatened Trees

The Foundation Franklinia accepts project proposals focused on in-situ conservation of threatened trees in Eastern Africa. Eligibility extends to any organization with well-established expertise and efficiency in plant conservation. Projects must aim at improving the conservation status of globally threatened tree species listed on the IUCN Red List of threatened species. Funding from the Foundation favors conservation projects with reasonable budgets in relation to proposed activities. A minimum of 20-50% of co-funding will be required. The deadline for submission of proposals (English or French) is 30 June 2024. Tree Conservation