European Climate Initiative announces a new funding round

Currently the European Climate Initiative is on its 6th cycle of funding with an open call scheduled for November 23rd.

It provides a maximum 1 million Euros per project to NGOS, non-profits, local governments, and education institutions located in EU member states that do work in the following areas: climate policy, energy, buildings and municipalities, mobility, agriculture, soils and forestry, awareness, climate-aligned finance and sustainable economy. Prospective implementers from Central, Eastern and Southern Europe in particular are encouraged to submit project proposals.

Program launch is on November 23rd. More info about the program .

Info day is on December 7th. A video about the opportunity to watch before then.

Application deadline is January 22nd, 2022.

USA. National Student Competition-People, Prosperity and the Planet.

The P3 competition proposals should showcase the capability to simultaneously improve the quality of people’s lives, provide economic benefits, and protect the environment. The focus is on small, rural, tribal and/or underserved communities.

Award total: $800,000. Number of awards: 20. Due date: October 27th, 2021.

Find out more about the P3 competition. Review the grant documents.

Mellon Foundation


The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation is the nation’s largest supporter of the arts and humanities. Since 1969, the Foundation has been guided by its core belief that the humanities and arts are essential to human understanding. The Foundation believes that the arts and humanities are where we express our complex humanity, and that everyone deserves the beauty, transcendence, and freedom to be found there. Through our grants, we seek to build just communities enriched by meaning and empowered by critical thinking, where ideas and imagination can thrive.

From their website

Funding opportunity for Public interest – German based software projects

Bis zu 47.500 € Förderung für gemeinwohlorientierte Softwareprojekte – bis 30. September auf bewerben!

Der Prototype Fund unterstützt einzelne Programmierer*innen und kleine Teams dabei, ihre innovativen Projektideen vom Konzept bis zum Prototyp umzusetzen.Wir fördern Public Interest Tech mit Mitteln des Bundesministeriums für Bildung und Forschung: Mit einer Anschubförderung von bis zu 47.500 € pro Projekt sowie Coachings, Vernetzung und Beratung unterstützen wir innovative Ansätze mit gesellschaftlichem Mehrwert.

Das können Tools für mehr Datensicherheit, Software-Infrastruktur für systemübergreifende Zusammenarbeit, Anwendungen zur Datenanalyse oder Civic-Tech-Projekte sein, die die Beziehung zwischen Staat und Bürger*innen positiv verändern. Der Förderzeitraum startet am 1. März 2022.

Growers Grants for Black and People of Colour

 “over £29,000 in grants to Black people and people of colour who are either interested in getting into growing, investing in their already established allotment or back garden, investing in their learning and training or their projects/businesses. We have different grants available for Black growers and growers of colour to either take that first step or have that helping hand.”

Applications open Friday 20th August 00:00
Applications close Sunday 12th September 23:59

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