Rwanda Green Fund avails funding for civil society organisations

The Rwanda Green Fund (FONERWA) is pleased to announce its tenth call for proposals, which invites non-profit organisations to submit proposals for financial investment to implement projects that are contributing to sustainable development and climate resilience in Rwanda. 
 
The Fund will avail a maximum funding of US $200,000 for each project and the organisation applying for grant will be required to provide co-financing to demonstrate capacity for sustainability. 
 
The formal call for proposals (Project Profile Documents or PPDs) is open for submissions from 1 November 2019 to 2 December 2019. Submissions must be received no later than 2 December 2019 at 17h00 (Rwanda local time). Late submissions will not be accepted and/or evaluated. 
 
Proposals should relate to the following three thematic windows:
  1. Research, Development and Technology Transfer and Implementation 
  2. Environment and Climate Change Mainstreaming 
  3. Conservation and Sustainable Management of Natural Resources
 
This call for proposals targets investments under the following entry points:  
  • Biomass replacement 
  • Waste management
  • Green technologies in key priority sectors such as infrastructure and housing, agriculture, health and water resource management
 
The Fund will compare each proposal against key eligibility criteria and select projects that  match the priority thematic and financing windows. 
 
We strongly encourage applicants to read additional guidance documents at www.fonerwa.org/apply and visit www.fonerwa.org/training where you can find proposal templates and material to guide your application.  
 
Technical support for those who require it will be provided at FONERWA OFFICES, Career center level 5 only on Thursday and Friday's after securing an appointment through s.kawera@fonerwa.org.
 
For any further details or inquiries with regard to the application process, please contact us at application@fonerwa.org or s.kawera@fonerwa.org.  
 
Download the detailed call for proposals here and in Kinyarwanda here.