Africa Climate Change Fund launches first call for proposals

July 7, 2014 - Grants of US$ 250,000 or more for climate finance readiness activities in African countries
 
The new Africa Climate Change Fund (ACCF), housed in the Energy, Environment and Climate Change Department of the African Development Bank (AfDB), is launching its first call for grant proposals.
 
African governments, NGOs, research and regional institutions are invited to apply by following the instructions and the structure of the attached form called “ACCF_funding request” and by filling the attached logframe, and submitting their proposals toafricaclimatechangefund@afdb.org before midnight CET on August 8th, 2014. Grants will start from US$ 250,000 and will be dedicated to climate finance readiness projects, programmes or activities.
 
The first call for proposals objectives are, on the one hand, to enhance the capacity of African countries to improve their national institutional governance for direct and international access to climate finance, and on the other hand, to develop transformational policies, programs and projects for climate resilience and low carbon growth, in alignment with UNFCCC decisions. For more details, check our grants page or following the link.