Global Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) Fund

Updated: 06 Oct, 2023

Funding type


Project size funding

US$ 20.001 - 50.000, US$ 50.001 - 150.000, US$ 150.001 - 300.000, US$ 300.001 - 500.000

Target region/countries


Eligible Organisations for funding

Communities / Non-registered citizen groups, National goverment, Non-profit or Civil Society Organization (NGO), Private Entity, Scholar Institution, Subnational goverment, Towns & Municipalities


Deserts & Semi-Deserts, Forest & Woodlands, Freshwater, Human-changed areas, Marine & Coast, Mountains & Rocky Areas, Savannas & Shrubland & Grasslands, Wetland, Wildlife / Endangered Species

Biodiversity Categories

Protected Areas and other conservation measures, Sustainable Use (of productive areas) , Restoration

Sector Tags

Climate Change, Environmental Protection and Conservation

Funding Criteria

- nature-based solutions, using biodiversity and ecosystem services for reducing vulnerabilities from and increase resilience to climate change
- Target 8 of the new Global Biodiversity Framework

- Indigenous People Organisation, non-registered groups as well as all forms of government need a registered NGO as lead partner for the application

Application process

Application language


Particular consideration of

Indigenous Peoples (IP), Local Communities (LC), Gender

Additional information

Implemented by IUCN and UNEP, with funding from the International Climate Initiative (IKI) of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection (BMUV)