Call for Proposals: UNDP Adaptation Fund Climate Innovation Accelerator (AFCIA) Initiative 2022

Deadline: 31st October, 2022

Are you a cooperative, not-for-profit organisation, business member association, or community-based group in a developing nation with creative, locally-led ideas for increasing climate adaptation? For a grant through the ACFIA programme, apply right away.

The second request for ideas for small grant funding for the Adaptation Fund Climate Innovation Accelerator (AFCIA), run by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), is now open.

Through the adoption and dissemination of cutting-edge locally-led adaptation techniques, tools, and technology, the awards’ primary goal is to strengthen local climate action and hasten the achievement of the targets established in the Paris Agreement and Sustainable Development Goals.

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.


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


  • 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.


All applicants can submit their application page. The applicants can download an application form or submit their application online.

Click here to apply

Oyin Olufayo

Oyin Olufayo is a Sustainable Development Goals Advocate. A recent graduate of The School of Politics, Policy, and Governance (SPPG) She is a Technical Writer, Political Writer, and a Content Writer. Her passion for sustainable development goals has been implemented by creating tangible solutions. She has featured in grassroots initiatives like TedX, World Literacy Foundation, Spur Nation Media, FRCN, Naija Law and etc. spreading the impact of Sustainable education, and also facilitated numerous events regarding SDGs.

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