Equator Prize 2019 Call for Nominations

Type: 
Funding
Event Date: 
Grant Deadline: 
Organization: 
The Equator Initiative
Description: 

Deadline Passed 02/26/2019. Deadline Unknown for 2020. The Equator Prize 2019 will be awarded to outstanding community and indigenous initiatives that are advancing nature-based solutions for climate change and local sustainable development. The Equator Prize winners will join a prestigious network of 223 community-based organizations from 78 countries that have been awarded the Equator Prize since 2002. Each winning group will receive USD 10,000 and will be invited to participate in a series of policy dialogues and special events during the United Nations General Assembly in New York in September 2019, culminating in an award ceremony at the beginning of Climate Week.

Category: 
community, indigenous, climate change, adaptation, innovation, sustainable development
Funding Amount: 
$10,000
Matching Funds: 
no
Eligibility: 
Communities that are advancing creative nature-based solutions for climate change adaptation and sustainable development.