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Korea Green Foundation

Grants to civil society organizations in the Asia-Pacific region for projects that have environmental objectives

Principal Office: South Korea

Founded in 2002, the Korea Green Foundation states that it is the first non-governmental environmental organization in South Korea.

In addition to supporting environmental initiatives in South Korea, the Foundation makes Green Asia Grants to civil society organizations in the Asia-Pacific region.

Grant Programs for Agriculture, Energy, Environment, Natural Resources

Green Asia Grants. Each round of grant making is defined by an environmental theme, e.g., climate change, potable water, renewable energy, etc. Grants are for awareness campaigns, education, or research.

Grant recipients are NGOs and other civil society organizations in Southeast Asia and South Asia, most of which are small and local grassroots groups.

Grants in the Green Asia program are the equivalent of US$5 thousand. The Foundation funds about five to ten grants per year.

About the program

APPLICATION: The Foundation’s website posts call for proposals for the Green Asia Grants in its “Notices” (in English).

Each call specifies the theme of the grants; eligibility criteria; grant size; an application form; and information regarding when and how to submit applications.

Applications are submitted in English before the calendar deadline.

Link to Notices

(Note: The last call for proposals was in 2017.)

Geographical Distribution of Grant Activities in Developing Countries

The program Green Asia Grants is active in the following regions, applying the geographical framework of the Terra Viva Grants Directory.

Southeast Asia and Pacific Islands

South Asia

The Foundation’s website is available in Korean, and partly in English.

Korea Green Foundation contributes to forums, films, and other public events that promote environmental awareness and discussion in South Korea.

The Foundation offers contact information for its office in Seoul.

July 2021