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Climate Change Fund

The Climate Change Fund (CCF) was established in May 2008 to facilitate greater investments in developing member countries (DMCs) to effectively address the causes and consequences of climate change, by strengthening support to low-carbon and climate-resilient development in DMCs.

Support provider 
ADB is working with regional and private partners in support of this fund, which is financed by ADB's net income and ordinary capital resources (OCR)
Purpose of support 
Project and program implementation
Steps to access  

Project proposals are submitted by ADB’s User departments to the Climate Change Steering Committee (CCSC) in ADB for CCF support. The CCSC reviews and makes recommendations on the applications for CCF allocation
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Project proposals are submitted by ADB user departments to the Climate Change Steering Committee through the CCF secretariat. Project proposals are reviewed by the working groups (i.e., Clean Energy Working Group and Adaptation and Land Use Working Group) who provide the recommendations on the applications for CCF allocation to the CCSC. The CCSC approves the fund allocations to projects. In general, applications are reviewed in six batches and are due on 31 January, 31 March, 31 May, 31 July, 30 September, and 30 November. Direct charge applications are reviewed on ongoing basis.

Please note, funding is only available to pre-selected countries. See the eligible countries field for more information.

Relevant Resources and Documents 

Climate objective 
Adaptation, Mitigation, Cross-cutting
Sectors and themes 
Forestry and Land-Use, Renewable Energy, Transportation, Urban
Type of support provider 
Multilateral
Type of recipient 
Public entity at the national level
Fund size 

The CCF has received a total of USD 74 million ADB financing. As of 31 October 2017, USD 60.4 million of the USD 74 million total CCF resources has been allocated to 86 projects—38 on CE development, 38 on adaptation, 9 on REDD+ and land use, and 1 on climate finance readiness.

Co-financing required 
No
Application timeframe 

Applications are reviewed in six batches and are due on 31 January, 31 March, 31 May, 31 July, 30 September, and 30 November.

Trustee or administrator 
Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact information 
https://www.adb.org/site/funds/funds/climate-change-fund