Posted by: Hendra Siry | 6 February, 2009

AusAID Grants for NGOs on REDD

International Forest Carbon Initiative Concept Development Grants
Short term funding for non-government organisations (NGOs) to develop concepts outlining potential demonstration activities for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries (REDD).

The Australian Government is calling for applications from Australian and International non-government organisations (NGOs), in consultation where appropriate with local partner organisations, with expertise in reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries (REDD), for seed funding to develop initial concept stage demonstration activity ideas.

This funding opportunity is made available under Australia’s $200 million International Forest Carbon Initiative which supports international efforts on REDD through the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

Applications addressing the selection criteria are due by close of business 10 March 2009. Further information and selection criteria on this funding opportunity are outlined in the Concept Development Grant Guidelines at

For further information please email or phone +61 (0)2 6206 4070.



  1. We are much interested and involved in capacitating the communities about the negative impacts due to climate change and global warming and planning to expand our initiatives in reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation.Pl.explore the possibility of seed funding to Kanthi Samstha,a grassroot level service organization working with the most deserving communities in the coastal regions of Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh in India. Your response in this regard will be highly appreciated.

    With kind regards,

    M.Mary Jones,Secretary,Kanthi Samstha,

  2. sir
    we are establishing our NGO org and we need funds for needy and poor peoples our objective is to provide medicine and basic education for deprived peoples if u kindly help us I shall be very thankful and oblige

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