The Climate Finance Innovation Facility (CFIF), managed by the Frankfurt School – UNEP Collaborating Centre for Climate & Sustainable Energy Finance, is pleased to announce its 3rd Call for Proposals, inviting applications from financial institutions based in developing countries of the Asia-Pacific region.
The CFIF, funded by the Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety of the Federal Republic of Germany, provides support in the form of grants and technical assistances for the setting up of innovative financial products, programmes or services for the low carbon energy sectors such as renewable energy and energy efficiency. The aim of the facility is to catalyze new investment into the climate mitigation sectors by helping first movers in the finance community to develop new products that have replication potential across markets and geographies. A broad range of business support activities are eligible for support, ranging from feasibility studies, to market assessments and legal reviews.
Since its inception, the facility has extended funding and technical assistance to nine financial institutions in India, Pakistan, Nepal, China, Cambodia, Mongolia, Philippines and Singapore.
For further information on current product developments supported by CFIF, please visit the website http://climate-finance.org.
The selection procedure consists of a two-step application process. In the first step, applicants are requested to submit a concept note using the application form that can be downloaded from http://climate-finance.org
Applications are to be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org on or before 30 September 2012.
For further clarification, please contact the facility manager at email@example.com