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Funding Windows

Investments we make as the Fund must align with the pre-set eligibility criteria, and the project or programmes are assessed appropriately. There are four financing priorities through which we provide investment:

Conservation and Sustainable Management of Natural Resources

Ecosystem Rehabilitation

Sustainable Land Management

Integrated Water Resources Management

Sustainable Mining and Quarrying

Sustainable Forest Management

Promotion and Protection of Biodiversity

Research & Development and Technology Transfer and Implementation

Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

Pollution Management

Water Storage, Conservation and Irrigation Technologies

Applied and Adaptive Research (Agro-Forestry, Waste, Urban Planning)

Disaster Risk Reduction

Data Collection, Monitoring and Management Information Systems (MIS)

Environment and Climate Change Mainstreaming

Strategic Environment and Climate Assessments (SECAs)

Sector specific (or national) adaptation and/or mitigation

Support to implementation of cross-sectoral integrated planning (e.g. IDP, VUP)

Environmental Impact Assessment Monitoring & Enforcement

Monitoring and implementation of environment management plans for capital projects

Environmental auditing

Who can Apply

Public Institutions

The Rwanda green Fund provides grant to public institutions including central government, local government, and academic to implement green projectsthat have the potential for transformative change and that align with Rwanda’s commitment to building a strong climate resilient and green economy.

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Civil Society

The Rwanda green Fund provides grant to civil society to implement green projects that have the potential for transformative change and that align with Rwanda’s commitment to building a strong climate resilient and green economy.

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Private Sector

The Rwanda green Fund provides innovation grant and credit line to private sector to respond to Environment and Climate Change related challenges facing Rwanda as well as the aspiration to have green growth path to development. 

The credit line, a subsidized loan facility, provided by the Fund and administered by the Rwanda Development Bank provides funding to transformative projects that will demonstrate clear impact in achieving national and sectoral priorities.

They must be backed by a business model with sound underlying fundamentals to manage risk and deliver returns.

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