Green Fund, South Africa
The Green Fund is a national fund that was established in South Africa and aims to support South Africa’s transition to a low carbon, resource efficient and climate resilient development pathway, delivering developmental and environmental co-benefits. The Fund is headquartered in Midrand and is managed by the Development Bank of South Africa (DBSA) on behalf of the Federal Department of Environmental Affairs. A number of national and international institutions are supporting the Green Fund.
Eligibility to Receive Funding
Governmental (national, sub-national) and nongovernmental institutions. The list of supported projects is available online.
Regional Focus: South Africa
The main funding windows are:
- Green cities and towns;
- Low carbon economy;
- Environmental and natural resource management.
- More specific information on funding windows is available online.
Grants, loans, and equity
Applications must be submitted through an online portal in response to the annual call. In March 2018, the call for 2018 opened. More information can be found online.119
Development Bank of Southern Africa
1258 Lever Road