Blue Natural Capital Financing Facility
Type of project: The Financing Facility aims to support nature-based solutions financing opportunities in and around marine and coastal environments. It works to strengthen specific projects that combine likely bankability (closing the deal with a private sector investor) and positive environmental and social impacts.
Location: ODA eligible countries excluding Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea), Syria, Nicaragua, China, Iran, Iraq.
Eligibility: Funding is available to non-governmental organizations as managers, advisors or funders/investors in Marine Protected Areas; private sector entities that develop, manage or have an essential stake in MPAs; not-for-profit community groups; and universities and other research-focused institutions.
Grant size: Up to € 250,000 per project
Closing date: 20 February