Funding type

Equity, Guarantees, Loans, Other

Project size funding

US$ 50.001 - 150.000, US$ 150.001 - 300.000, US$ 300.001 - 500.000, US$ 500.001 - 2.000.000, US$ 2.000.001 - 10.000.000, > US$ 10.000.001

Target region/countries

Latin America and the Caribbean

Eligible Organisations for funding

Financial Institution (Investor/Bank), National goverment, Non-profit or Civil Society Organization (NGO), Private Entity, Subnational goverment, Towns & Municipalities


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

Biodiversity Categories

Biodiversity planning and finance, Green Economy (incl. Ecotourism), Pollution Management, Protected Areas and other conservation measures, Restoration, Sustainable Use (of productive areas)

Sector Tags

Energy, Agriculture and Hunting, Climate Change, Infrastructure and Real Estate

Funding Criteria

- environmental sustainable to advance development across Latin America and the Caribbean
- focus among other on Amazon, nature-based solutions / greening infrastructure projects, value the natural capital

Application process

IDB invest, IDB and Natural Lab
Self-initiated process

IDB Lab Discovery Products (vertical funds, private sector):
Self-initiated process (mostly) / Call for application

Application language

English, Spanish

Particular consideration of

Indigenous Peoples (IP), Local Communities (LC)

Additional information

IDB Group includes
IDB Invest (private sector institution ),
IDB Natural Capital Hub (connecting nature and finance, both public and private sector ),
IDB Lab (innovation laboratory with direct/indirect investments in the private sector )

IDB also manages the NDC Invest Platform (, coordinating resources from multiple donors (e.g. UK's Sustainable Infrastructure Program, Nordic Development Fund, Sweden, Austria, etc)