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Agriculture and Food Security Grants to fight Hunger among Marginalised Communities

Call for Proposals for AI for Earth Grants Program
Deadline: 5-Jul-21
The Micrsoft is pleased to announce a call for proposals for the AI for Earth Grants Program to support projects that use AI to change the way people and organizations monitor, model, and manage Earth’s natural systems…[more]

Submit Nominations for Borlaug Field Award
Deadline: 15-Jun-21
Nominations are now open for the Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research which will recognize exceptional, science-based achievement in international agriculture and food production by an individual under 40 who has clearly demonstrated intellectual courage, stamina, and determination in the fight to eliminate global hunger and poverty…[more]

TFF Challenge Calls on Innovators and Entrepreneurs to build better Food Systems
Deadline: 28-May-21
The Thought For Food (TFF) Foundation has invited innovators and entrepreneurs for TFF Challenge to build better food systems. The platform supports innovators at every stage of their journey – from idea through to incorporated startup – and has recently undergone a significant upgrade to offer increased functionality and world-class content that covers critical topics related to entrepreneurship, leadership, systems thinking and innovation…[more]

Nominations Open for 2021 World Agriculture Prize (100,000 USD)
Deadline: 30-Jun-21
The Prize aims to encourage the development of the mission of higher education institutions in education, research, innovation, and outreach in the agricultural and life sciences by recognizing the distinguished contribution of individuals to this mission…[more]

The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation’s Grants Program in AsiaAfricaLatin America, and Middle East
Deadline: 1 July 2021
The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation seeks to protect natural resources, improve the production and distribution of food, and promote public health in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East. The foundation helps build the capacity of organizations and coalitions with grants that support research or improve the learning and generation of local solutions to complex problems…[more]

UNEP-CTCN – Adaptation Fund Climate Innovation Accelerator
Deadline: 30 April 2021
The Adaptation Fund has launched a new USD 10 million pilot small grants programme (Adaptation Fund Climate Innovation Accelerator, AFCIA) to foster innovation in adaptation in developing countries at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP25) in Madrid…[more]

Global Nutrition and Food Security Reporting Fellowship
Deadline: 25-Apr-21
The International Center for Journalists with the Eleanor Crook Foundation has launched a new reporting fellowship program to help journalists in the U.S. and around the world gain a better understanding of COVID-19’s impacts on global hunger, malnutrition, and food security as well as opportunities to increase resilience for the most vulnerable populations in a post-pandemic world…[more]

USADF launches Grant Program in Africa
Deadline: 17-May-21
USADF invites applications from registered African agricultural cooperatives, producer groups, processors, and enterprises for grant financing. Grants will support solutions that extend your organizations’ own capabilities to increase your revenues, create jobs, improve farmer incomes, and achieve sustainable market-based growth…[more]

2021 Innovation Fund Grant Program to Build Partnerships and Training Programs
Deadline: 02-Aug-21
This Innovation Fund competition seeks proposals from a diversity of HEIs, including four-year degree-issuing institutions (public & private), colleges, community colleges, technical/vocational schools, and other post-secondary institutions with credit-bearing programs. The Innovation Fund seeks the broadest diversity of institutions to compete for 100K grants to create and implement new models of student academic exchange and training programs that will have the greatest possibility of replication throughout the United States and rest of the Western Hemisphere…[more]

Call for Proposals for Africa’s Atlantic Coast
Deadline: 16-Jul-21
The Blue Action Fund is pleased to announce a new open call for grant proposals focusing on Africa’s Atlantic coast from Morocco to South Africa. The present call for proposals is part of a continuing series of such calls by Blue Action Fund, providing individual grants to selected conservation projects in the global South…[more]

P4G’s Call for Partnerships for achievement of Sustainable Development Goals
Deadline: 31-Jul-21
P4G is now accepting concept notes for high-impact partnerships implementing innovative business models to accelerate achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. P4G provides funding only to partnerships in the start-up and scale-up phases of development and growth…[more]

Public Call: Hub for Responsible Artificial Intelligence Innovations in Agriculture and Food Systems
Deadline: 3-May-21
The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and the Swedish International Development Agency (Sida) invite expressions of interest from individual organizations, or consortia of organizations to express interest in applying for a grant to play the role of the Innovation Research Hub for an African-based research network on responsible artificial intelligence innovations in agriculture and food systems…[more]

DBS Foundation’s Social Enterprise Grant Programme
Deadline: 30-May-21
The DBS Foundation is pleased to announce the Social Enterprise Grant Programme, the Special grant category for this programme is ‘Zero Food Waste’ to reduce food loss along the supply chain, managing food surplus or upcycling food waste…[more]

2nd Round of SoLAR Innovation Fund (IF) Grants Program
Deadline: 30-Apr-21
The SoLAR Innovation Fund (IF) aims to support the development and testing of technological, financial and institutional innovations to address the constraints and challenges of scaling solar irrigation, with a special focus on the problems faced by small-scale, marginal, and women farmers in South Asia (specifically BangladeshNepalIndia and Pakistan). The IF will aim to support innovations and practices that can influence policy or be expanded and integrated into public, donor and private sector programs and practices with the support of additional funding sources…[more]

USAID: Servir West Africa 2 Grant Program
Deadline: 10-May-21
The USAID/West Africa SERVIR 2 activity serves to increase the ability of local, national, and regional institutions to apply geospatial technologies and analysis to improve decision making and management of resources to improve the resilience of countries in the region, mitigate the impacts of climate change, and ensure appropriate land use to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. It is a five-year activity working in West Africa, primarily in Burkina FasoNigerGhanaSenegalMali, and Nigeria…[more]

SEARCA: Submit Proposals for Travel Grants Program
Deadline: 07-Jun-21
The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) is currently inviting proposals for its Travel Grants Program to each qualified agriculture and agriculture-related professional, social scientist, or graduate student in Southeast Asia…[more]

2021 Collaborative Research Programme (CRP) – Research Grants Program
Deadline: 30-Apr-21
Collaborative Research Programme (CRP) has announced the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) Research Grant – a dedicated source of funding aimed at financing projects that address scientific problems of particular relevance for the host country…[more]

Applications Open for Climate Resilience Asia Pacific Accelerator
Deadline: 26 April 2021
Applications are now open for the Climate Resilience Asia Pacific Accelerator. Miller Center’s Climate Resilience Asia Pacific Accelerator, supported by Chevron, offers 6 months of highly customized mentor-ship and content…[more]

SCF Call for Concept Notes: Agro Biodiversity and Food Systems – Asia
Deadline: 17 May 2021
SEI Asia, with support from the Swedish government (SIDA), launched the Strategic Collaborative Fund Phase 2 (SCF2) programme in 2018 to enhance the current 2030 Agenda efforts in Asia and the Pacific. SCF2 aims to foster regional cooperation and policy dialogue for sustainable development and environmental sustainability, through capacity building, knowledge sharing and increased collaboration…[more]

Call for Applications: BayWa Smart Farming Challenge 2021
Deadline: 19 July 2021
Applications are now open for the BayWa Smart Farming Challenge; it is looking for innovative solutions that use new technologies, ideas, and products to support sustainable agriculture and horticulture…[more]

ClimateScience Olympiad 2021: Call for Applications
Deadlin: 1 August 2021
The ClimateScience is inviting eligible applicants for its 2021 Olympiad program. The Climate Science is a global charity creating and providing educational resources on solutions to climate change to 100,000s of people worldwide. The program host two age brackets: 14-17 and 18-25. If you are in one of those at the time of registration, you are eligible regardless of nationality or other factors…[more]Free Resources for NGOs

Simple Grant Programme to Promote European Agri-Food Products
Deadline: 28-Apr-21
The European Commission (EC) has launched the call for proposals for Simple Grant Programme to Promote European Agri-Food Products. This year, a special focus is put on promoting products and farming methods that support more directly the European Green Deal objectives, such as organic products, fruit and vegetables and sustainable agriculture…[more]

Call for Proposals for Multi Grant Programme to Promote European Agri-Food Products
Deadline: 28-Apr-21
European Commission (EC) has launched the calls for proposals for Multi Grant Programme to Promote European Agri-Food Products. This year, a special focus is put on promoting products and farming methods that support more directly the European Green Deal objectives, such as organic products, fruit and vegetables and sustainable agriculture…[more]

2nd Edition of Rural Youth Innovation Award – Latin America & Caribbean
Deadline: 5 May 2021
The Latin American and Caribbean Rural Youth Innovation Award, an International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) project financed by the China-IFAD Triangular and South-South Cooperation Mechanism, promotes the launch event of its second call in partnership with the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA)…[more]

The Land Accelerator – Latin America
Deadline: 1 October 2021
Applications are now open for The Land Accelerator – Latin America to build networks and skills necessary to scale businesses. The Land Accelerator is a six-month program and curated network for entrepreneurs dedicated to restoring degraded forests and lands. There is no charge to join, and the program does not take equity in your business…[more]

Call for Proposals: Small Grants Programme
Deadline: 7 May 2021
The Cooperation Department of the Embassy of France in residence in Saint Lucia is launching a call for proposal for Micro Projects in the region (OECS member countries, BarbadosTrinidad and TobagoJamaicaSuriname, and Guyana)…[more]