Applications are open for the UNDP Adaptation Fund Climate Innovation Accelerator (AFCIA) initiative

Applications are open for the Adaptation Fund Climate Innovation Accelerator (AFCIA) administered by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

The main objective of the grants – US$60,000 and US$125,000 – are to enhance local climate action and accelerate the delivery of targets outlined in the Paris Agreement and Sustainable Development Goals, through the implementation and diffusion of innovative locally-led adaptation practices, tools, and technologies. 

The UNDP-administered AFCIA grant window, which counts with an additional financial contribution from the European Union, is managed through the AF-EU-UNDP Innovation Small Grant Aggregator Platform (ISGAP) Programme. The ISGAP Programme provides funding to applicants on a competitive basis, with selected grantees to operate and manage their projects by themselves with support from UNDP. 

Grant categories:

  • US$60,000 – for new, piloting projects, new solutions, new technology innovations, social innovations
  • US$125,000 – for organizations with established customers/beneficiaries base to scale-up or replicate solutions in different regions/spaces

Eligibility Requirements

  • Grant funding is open to not-for-profit organizations, civil society organizations including NGOs, business member associations and other associations, cooperatives, and community-based organizations registered in a developing country. 

How to Apply Applications may be made at https://www.adaptation-undp.org/smallgrantaggregator/ *No proposals outside of this link will be accepted. For More Information: Visit the Official Webpage of the UNDP Adaptation Fund Climate Innovation Accelerator (AFCIA) initiative. Application Deadline:  31 October 2022 

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