The funds

A list of funds tracked by Climate Funds Update, and links to fund profile pages can be found below. Each fund page offers an overview of key details on each of the fund, including:

  1. A general fund description
  2. Fund governance
  3. Relationship with official development assistance (ODA)

Climate Funds Update maintains current data for multilateral funds. Information pages on key bilateral initiatives can be found at the bottom of this page, but the data for these may not be current.

A comprehensive list of climate funds, including those not tracked by CFU, is available on the climate finance architecture page.

Multilateral funds

Fund – click for fund profile page Type Administered by Area of focus Date operational
Adaptation Fund Multi Adaptation Fund Board Adaptation 2009
Adaptation for Smallholder Agriculture Program
Multi
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Adaptation 2012
Amazon Fund (Fundo Amazônia) Multi-Donor National Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) Mitigation – REDD 2009
Biocarbon Fund
Multi
The World Bank Adaptation, Mitigation – general, Mitigation – REDD 2004
Clean Technology Fund Multi The World Bank Mitigation – general 2008
Congo Basin Forest Fund Multi-Donor Regional African Development Bank Mitigation – REDD 2008
(Closed 2015)
Forest Carbon Partnership Facility Multi  The World Bank  Mitigation – REDD 2008
Forest Investment Program Multi The World Bank Mitigation – REDD 2009
GEF Trust Fund – Climate Change focal area Multi The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Adaptation, Mitigation – general 1991 (tracked since 2010)
Global Climate Change Alliance Multi The European Commission Adaptation, Mitigation – general, Mitigation – REDD 2008
Global Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Fund Multi The European Commission Mitigation – general 2008
Green Climate Fund Multi GCF to be confirmed Adaptation, Mitigation – general, Mitigation – REDD 2015
Indonesia Climate Change Trust Fund Multi-Donor National Indonesia’s National Development Planning Agency Adaptation, Mitigation – general, Mitigation – REDD 2010
Least Developed Countries Fund Multi The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Adaptation 2002
MDG Achievement Fund – Environment and Climate Change thematic window Multi UNDP Adaptation, Mitigation – general 2007
(Closed 2013)
Partnership for Market Readiness Multi The World Bank Mitigation – general 2011
Pilot Program for Climate Resilience Multi The World Bank Adaptation 2008
Scaling-Up Renewable Energy Program for Low Income Countries
Multi
The World Bank Mitigation – general 2009
Special Climate Change Fund Multi The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Adaptation 2002
Strategic Climate Fund Multi The World Bank Adaptation, Mitigation – general, Mitigation – REDD 2008
Strategic Priority on Adaptation Multi The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Adaptation 2004
UN-REDD Programme Multi UNDP Mitigation – REDD 2008

If you notice any mistakes, or omissions, please contact the Climate Funds Update team.