Donor: German Mission
Application procedure: Full Proposal
Donor base: Germany
Reference number: -
Eligible applicants: Non-Profit Organisation
Deadline: 27.11.2023

Financial details

Grant size: Small - up to $100,000
Minimum grant size: 10.000€
Total available budget: -
Funding type: Grants
Maximum grant size: 30.000€
Funding ratio: up to 100%


  • Climate Change
  • Environment & Natural Resources

Project Locations

  1. Africa

      South Africa


1) Objective

The German Foreign Office’s Climate Fund is focused on supporting projects that present innovative ideas and solutions related to ecological transformation, raise awareness about climate change and biodiversity loss, facilitate information transfer regarding climate and biodiversity policies and diplomacy, and stimulate action-oriented implementation at subnational and community levels. The aim is to motivate and involve all pertinent actors and stakeholders in the process.

Activities may include conferences, workshops, panel discussions, webinars, side-events, risk analysis, training courses, networking of think tanks. The focus lies on business opportunities of an ecological transformation as well as the biodiversity and climate nexus

2) Eligibility

Applicants can be from both the private and public sectors, including non-governmental multipliers from the realms of economy, science, and civil society. Applicants and implementing organizations must be based in South Africa and are expected to contribute either financially or via in-kind contributions/staff.

3) Countries

Actions must take place in South Africa.

4) Budget

The funding for projects should range between 10,000 € and 30,000 €. Activities that can be covered under this budget include conferences, workshops, panel discussions, webinars, side-events, risk analysis, training courses, and think tank networking.

5) Application

Interested entities should submit an application form signed by two responsible individuals from the submitting institution or designated project heads. The application should also include a detailed project description, specified goals, target groups, deliverables, and if relevant, details about cooperation with other partners. Proposals should be sent via email to climatefund@pret.diplo.de by Monday, 27 November 2023. After an initial screening by the Embassy, qualifying proposals will be forwarded to the German Federal Foreign Office’s headquarters for the final selection process.

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