Climate Action Africa

Climate Action Africa

Requesting Organizations

Requesting Organizations

Submit your Request for Support from Canada’s Climate Action in Africa Project by completing this form or contacting

Q. Who is eligible to apply for support?

A. Government agencies and non-governmental organizations, including gender-responsive and women-led organizations, the private sector, post-secondary institutions and more, can request Technical Assistance and South-South Cooperation. The main headquarters of the Requesting Organization must be located in Sub-Saharan Africa. See all eligible countries here. Learn about our gender-responsive and socially inclusive approach here.

Q. What types of activities does Climate Action in Africa support?

A. Climate Action in Africa primarily supports the provision of direct Technical Assistance and capacity building or convening of South-South Cooperation events. However, the Project can also support participation in meetings or training if related to the Technical Assistance.

Q. What are the eligibility criteria?

A. Detailed criteria are available on the Request Support page. All requests must be aligned with the country’s Nationally Determined Contribution, National Adaptation Plan, Technology Needs Assessment or other relevant climate strategy. All requests must be gender-responsive and aligned with Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy.

Q. Does Climate Action in Africa provide grants?

A. No. Climate Action in Africa delivers Technical Assistance provided by Canadian climate change experts. The Project can also deliver South-South Cooperation events organized and facilitated by the Project team in close collaboration with the Requesting Organization.

Q. What is the maximum size for a request?

A. Climate Action in Africa provides short-term targeted support based on local needs with the total project duration not to exceed one year, with approximately one month in the field. The maximum value of a request is set at CAD 300,000, although it is expected that most requests will be smaller. In exceptional cases where there is potential for significant impact, the value of a request could exceed CAD 300,000.