25 September 2017

Funding: Call for innovative climate change projects

If you have an innovative climate change idea which can be turned into a business - you can apply for co-financing from Nordic Climate Facility (NCF). The application deadline is the 29th of September and the best projects can receive up to 500.000 EUR to test their idea.

The NCF calls for proposals annually, and the theme of the upcoming call for proposals is: Climate as Business - Testing innovative green business concepts.

The NCF writes following about succesful proposals: 
Apart from tackling climate change in an innovative manner, successful proposals will:

• stimulate business development in low-income countries;
• create jobs and income-generating opportunities;
• reduce poverty
• increase gender equality.

All projects should be implemented through partnerships between Nordic and local organisations in one of the 21 eligible NCF countries. These countries are:

Africa: Benin, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia
Asia: Bangladesh, Cambodia, Laos, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Vietnam
Latin America: Bolivia, Honduras and Nicaragua

Read more about the funding possibility here.

Image credit: NASA