Community-based Climate Change Action Grants (CBCCAG)

Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

The Community-based Climate Change Action Grants support community-based adaptation and mitigation activities in developing countries in partnership with non-government organisations. The objectives of the program are to: increase the resilience of communities in developing countries to the unavoidable impacts of climate change; and reduce or avoid greenhouse gas emissions while also contributing to development priorities in the target communities.

Open to Applications: 
No
Application Time Frame: 

2011-2016

Climate Objective: 
Both Mitigation and Adaptation
Administrator Type: 
National Government Entity
Financial Instruments Offered: 
Grants
Direct Access: 
No
Fund Size: 

AUS$16 million for 2011-2016

Financing Award: 
Between 1 and 10 million USD
Trustee: 
Not specified
Implementing Entity: 

CBCCAG was implemented in partnership with multiple Non-Government Organisations, including: Oxfam, CARE Australia, Save the Children International, Act for Peace, Live & Learn, The Nature Conservancy and Plan International.

Steps to Access & Application Procedure: 

Funding support covered activities beginning by mid-2012 and finishing on or before 31 December 2014, however organizations that are successful in gaining funding through this grants program may be eligible for project extensions beyond 2014, with extensions of up to 2.5 years.
Application guideline: http://dfat.gov.au/about-us/publications/Documents/2011-community-based-...

Organizational and Decision Making Structure: 

Not specified.

Monitoring and Reporting Procedures: 

Not specified.

Co-financing Requirements (if applicable): 

Not specified.

Other Eligibility Criteria Beyond Geography and Income: 

Applications of AUS$1-3 million in South East Asia and AUS$1-2 million in the Pacific will be considered, but proposals must demonstrate value for money.

Contact Information

http://dfat.gov.au/about-us/publications/Pages/community-based-climate-change-action-grants.aspx

Kellie Raab
Climate Change Policy and Adaptation Section
AusAID
GPO Box 887
Canberra ACT 2601
Email: climategrants@ausaid.gov.au
Phone: +61 (0)2 6178 5712

Last Updated: 
08.09.16
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Agriculture
Climate Change / General
Community-based Adaptation
Land Use
Water
Eligible Countries and Geographic Regions: 
Fiji
Kiribati
Nauru
Palau
Papua New Guinea
Samoa
Timor-Leste
Tonga
Tuvalu
Vanuatu
Vietnam
Active in Countries: 
Kiribati
Marshall Islands (the)
Papua New Guinea
Philippines (the)
Solomon Islands (the)
Timor-Leste
Tonga
Vanuatu
Vietnam