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Category: Energy, Climate Change

The European Climate Pact photo competition aims to showcase climate action. Photos should capture a climate-friendly daily routine, climate action, or a climate solution. The competition is open to everyone. 10 winners will receive an invite to the Climate Pact annual event in Brussels in 2025, with travel and accommodation covered. The contest accepts submissions until 28 June 2024. Know more

The Youth Climate Justice Fund seeks applications to support climate justice young leaders with trust-based funding, resources, and youth-to-youth capacity development. Groups can apply for a grant of up to US$10 thousand, which can be used for 12 months. Applying networks or collectives have to be led by young people aged 35 and under and be based in East Asia and Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, South Asia, Europe and Central Asia, or North America. Applications have to be submitted by 01 July 2024. Youth Climate Justice Fund

The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) makes grants to research organizations that enhance urban resilience to climate change in ASEAN member states. This funding opportunity is available to research organizations that are headquartered in a member state of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). IDRC intends to provide grant funding of up to CA$3.4 million. The application deadline is 09 July 2024. Details here

The Canon Collins Trust seeks to support exceptional individuals who are committed to social justice in Southern Africa. In 2025, climate justice will be a priority. Climate Justice related scholarship applications may be in a science or applied science field as long as the application can demonstrate its relevance to climate justice-related matters. The value of the scholarship ranges from R20 thousand to R100 thousand. Applicants must be nationals of Namibia, South Africa, or Zimbabwe. The deadline for applications is 22 July 2024. Climate Justice Scholarship

The Minor Foundation for Major Challenges supports advocates of climate change mitigation. The Foundation provides funding to communication projects that advance the transition to a low-carbon economy. Proposals should focus on influencing public opinion, providing inspiration, changing attitudes, spreading information, etc. The Foundation welcomes applications for large and small grants from all over the world. MFMC funding is typically in the range of €10 thousand to €200 thousand, although larger projects may be considered. The application deadline is 08 August 2024. Link to MFMC

The LowCarbon.Eart accelerator program supports startups that are building sustainable goods and services to solve climate change, nature loss, and pollution. Participants receive mentorship from experts and get the opportunity to raise capital from investors. The program is open to startups based in the Asia-Pacific region. The application deadline is 27 August 2024. Climate Tech Accelerator Program

The Demand-Side Subsidies Results-based Financing Program aims to provide access to quality off-grid solar products and improved cookstove products by bridging the affordability gap for people in ultra-poor, vulnerable settings who would otherwise not be reached. The program targets poor populations in Malawi. Customers will be eligible to purchase one solar and cookstove product per household with the help of subsidies. Participating suppliers can be private firms, registered associations, and cooperatives. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until 30 September 2024. Know more

The objective is to transform the off-grid solar market to ensure the popularization and marketing of quality solar products that are economically and technically viable across Niger.  Companies can express their interest in benefiting from individual support. Private firms, NGOs, or cooperatives following commercial business models can apply for the program. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until 14 June 2024. Know more

Nominations are open for Forbes’ Sustainability Leaders list. Forbes seeks leaders spanning all industries and disciplines in recognition that a diverse climate movement is critical. Forbes Sustainability Leaders will serve as a directory of those driving the innovative and scalable solutions the world needs. The list is open to visionary startup founders mobilizing and scaling technological advancements, C-Suite executives taking risks and accelerating current gold-standard climate policy, scientists, policymakers, social advocates, investors, storytellers, and artists. The deadline to submit all nominations for the list is 07 June 2024. Forbes Sustainability Leaders

The “Art on Climate” International Illustration Competition invites illustrators from the Asia-Pacific region to create artworks that address the theme of climate change. The goal is to provide a platform for the exchange of ideas and solutions to tackle climate change. Prizes range from €2,000 to €150. Any person aged 18 or above is eligible to participate. The artwork has to be registered and uploaded by 31 July 2024. International Illustration Competition