Donor Name: United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Funding name: The Green Climate Fund
Funding brief: Created by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the Fund (The Green Climate Fund) aims to support a paradigm shift in the global response to climate change. It allocates its resources to low-emission and climate-resilient projects and programmes in developing countries. The Fund pays particular attention to the needs of societies that are highly vulnerable to the effects of climate change, in particular Least Developed Countries (LDCs), Small Island Developing States (SIDS), and African States.
The Green Climate Fund was established by 194 countries party to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change in 2010. It is designed as an operating entity of the Convention’s financial mechanism and is headquartered in the Republic of Korea. It is governed by a 24 Board member Board, representing countries, and receives guidance from the Conference of the Parties to the Convention (COP).
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Funding details link: http://www.greenclimate.fund/funding/readiness-support
Funding limit: The Fund has a total of USD 16 million available to immediately provide such support to countries, and may seek the release of further resources depending on the needs of countries. Support for these activities in individual developing countries is capped at USD 1 million per calendar year.
Special Notes: Please contact with the authority for details and clarification (GCF Country Programming Readiness and Preparatory Support, +82.32.458.6039 (Korea Standard Time). E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ).
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● Support may be delivered to countries directly through National Designated Authorities (NDAs) or Focal Points through a wide range of delivery partners with relevant expertise and experience. Alternatively, countries may select another institution that is well-versed in readiness activities as its delivery partner. These institutions can be international, regional, national, or sub-national, public or private.
● Led by the NDAs or Focal Points, the Fund may also deploy readiness and preparatory support to prospective regional, national, or sub-national entities seeking accreditation with the Fund to prepare them to apply for accreditation, as well as to Accredited Entities to develop project and programme pipelines.
Eligibility: GCF focuses its readiness support on particularly vulnerable countries, including Least Developed Countries (LDCs), Small Island Developing States (SIDS), and African States – a minimum of 50% of country readiness funding is targeted at supporting these countries.
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Other important link:
● Fine Print: http://www.greenclimate.fund/funding/readiness-support/fine-print
How to apply: Interested applicant may apply through the website of the donor or fund.
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