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

Deadline: October 31, 2022

Are you a community-based organization, not-for-profit, NGO, business member association or cooperative in a developing country, with innovative, locally-led ideas for advancing climate adaptation? Apply now for a grant under the ACFIA programme.

The Adaptation Fund Climate Innovation Accelerator (AFCIA) administered by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has opened its second call for proposals for small grant funding.

The main objective of the grants 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.


  • $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

For more information, visit AFCIA.

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