About Climate 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)
Fund - click for fund profile page Type Administered by Area of focus Date operational
Adaptation Fund
Multilateral Funding
Adaptation Fund Board Adaptation 2009
Amazon Fund (Fundo Amazônia) Multi-Donor National Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) Mitigation - REDD 2009
Clean Technology Fund
Multilateral Funding
The World Bank Mitigation - general 2008
Congo Basin Forest Fund Multi-Donor Regional African Development Bank Mitigation - REDD 2008
Forest Carbon Partnership Facility
Multilateral Funding
The World Bank Mitigation - REDD 2008
Forest Investment Program
Multilateral Funding
The World Bank Mitigation - REDD 2009
GEF Trust Fund - Climate Change focal area (GEF 4)
Multilateral Funding
The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Adaptation, Mitigation - general 2006
GEF Trust Fund - Climate Change focal area (GEF 5)
Multilateral Funding
The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Adaptation, Mitigation - general 2010
Global Climate Change Alliance
Multilateral Funding
The European Commission Adaptation, Mitigation - general, Mitigation - REDD 2008
Global Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Fund
Multilateral Funding
The European Commission Mitigation - general 2008
Green Climate Fund 
Multilateral Funding
 GCF to be confirmed  Adaptation, Mitigation - general, Mitigation - REDD Not yet operational 
Indonesia Climate Change Trust Fund Multi-Donor National Indonesia's National Development Planning Agency Adaptation, Mitigation - general, Mitigation - REDD 2010
UK's International Climate Fund
Bilatteral Funding
Government of the United Kingdom Adaptation, Mitigation - general, Mitigation - REDD 2011
Germany's International Climate Initiative
Bilatteral Funding
Government of Germany Adaptation, Mitigation - general, Mitigation - REDD 2008
Australia's International Forest Carbon Initiative
Bilatteral Funding
Government of Australia Mitigation - REDD 2007
Japan's Fast Start Finance - private sources
Bilatteral Funding
Government of Japan Adaptation, Mitigation - general, Mitigation - REDD 2008
Japan's Fast Start Finance - public sources
Bilatteral Funding
Government of Japan Adaptation, Mitigation - general, Mitigation - REDD 2008
Least Developed Countries Fund
Multilateral Funding
The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Adaptation 2002
MDG Achievement Fund – Environment and Climate Change thematic window
Multilateral Funding
UNDP Adaptation, Mitigation - general 2007
Norway's International Climate and Forest Initiative
Bilatteral Funding
Government of Norway Mitigation - REDD 2008
Pilot Program for Climate Resilience
Multilateral Funding
The World Bank Adaptation 2008
Scaling-Up Renewable Energy Program for Low Income Countries
Multilateral Funding
The World Bank Mitigation - general 2009
Special Climate Change Fund
Multilateral Funding
The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Adaptation 2002
Strategic Climate Fund
Multilateral Funding
The World Bank Adaptation, Mitigation - general, Mitigation - REDD 2008
Strategic Priority on Adaptation
Multilateral Funding
The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Adaptation 2004
UN-REDD Programme
Multilateral Funding
UNDP Mitigation - REDD 2008

Table Key

Governance Funding:

 
Multilateral Funding
 Multilateral Funding
 
Bi Lateral Funding
 Bilateral Funding
If you notice any mistakes, or omissions, please contact the Climate Funds Update team.

Climate funds architecture

An overview and diagrams explaining how the funds are structured and who is contributing and managing which funds.

Size of the funds

Details on the relative sizes of the funds and how much they have been pledged, how much has been deposited in them, what spending they've approved and how much they've disbursed

Additional resources

Climate Finance Fundamentals

Including overviews of the regional and thematic distribution of climate finance, and developments with regards to the Green Climate Fund.




Analysis based on climate funds update data addressing new trends in climate finance, and efforts to reduce emissions from deforestation and degradation.


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