Nordic Climate Facility

Read more about projects financed by the Nordic Climate Facility Projects
NCF project: Scaling the solar market garden, Benin. Photo: Naps Systems

About NCF

NCF finances innovative climate change projects in developing countries.

Strong project ideas can receive a grant between EUR 250,000 and 500,000.

Financing is allocated on a competitive basis with thematic calls for proposals arranged annually.

Selected projects should contribute to the fulfilment of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

NCF funding

Unfortunately, there are no new calls for proposals planned for NCF at the moment. Any changes to this situation will be informed through our newsletter subscription list and on the NCF website. You can subscribe to our newsletter at the bottom of this page.

How to apply


Do you have a great climate solution?


Prepare an application for NCF and tell us about your project idea.


The strongest project ideas will receive between EUR 250,000 and 500,000.


Test your climate solution in practice!

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Innovative climate solutions increased resilience and improved livelihoods in 2019

September 24, 2020

The Nordic Climate Facility’s (NCF’s) newly-published Results Report 2019 shows positive climate change and development results from grant-financed activities last year. The Nordic Climate Facility’s (NCF’s) active portfolio supported 13,500 people...
Photo: Emeli Möller, NDF

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