he 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.
- 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
- 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