The Climate Fund

The Climate Fund

Citizens, businesses, institutions, associations, researchers, municipalities and others can apply for funding for projects that aim to:

  • Increase knowledge on the effect of climate changes on nature and on society.
  • Develop strategies for adaptation to climate changes.
  • Launch pilot projects within adaptation to climate changes.
  • Develop and disseminate information as well as share knowledge with relevant parties.

The Climate Fund is managed by the Ministry of Nature and Environment. In 2020 the ministry distributes DKK 400,000 in total.

Requirements for Applicants

  • The project must be rooted in Greenland.
  • At least 30 percent of the project costs should come from self-financing or other sources.
    Expenses to salaries can be a part of the self-financing.
  • Project results and experiences should be disseminated in order for others to benefit from them as well.

A document with all the guidelines for the Climate Fund is available here (only in Greenlandic and Danish).

Applications for 2020 must be received by the Ministry of Nature and Environment no later than on 21st February 2020. The following application form for the Climate Fund (only in Greenlandic or Danish) must be used.

The funding will be given when the project is finished and The Ministry of Nature and Environment approve a final report, including accounts with records. The ministry should be received a special form for the final report  (only in Greenlandic and Danish) with relevant documents attached, no later than 1st November 2020.

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