This library contains resources relevant to accessing and deploying finance from the multilateral climate funds. If you would like to add resources to this list please alert the secretariat by emailing or by filling out this form. They will be happy to assist you.


resource guide for NDC Finance

Authors: LEDS Global Partnership
Date:  November 2017
This Resource guide for NDC finance presents a curated selection of resources on a range of topics around finance for Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and low emission development strategies (LEDS). It is designed to help NDC and LEDS practitioners find high quality resources that meet their specific needs, avoiding time consuming web searching. It will be useful to individuals working on, or interested in, NDC and LEDS finance in both developed and developing countries.

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Green Climate Fund Proposal Toolkit 2017: Toolkit to develop a project proposal for the GCF

Authors: Acclimatize, CDKN
Date:  June 2017
This toolkit provides an overview of the GCF, an outline of its project approval process, and steps for putting together a GCF funding proposal.

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Authors: World Resource Institute
Date: May 2017
Excerpt: Multilateral climate funds play a key role in using public finance to help drive the economic and societal transformation necessary to address climate change. There is growing pressure for policymakers to make the architecture of funds more effective and coherent. This report examines seven key multilateral climate funds and recommends operational and architectural reforms to improve their ability to deliver low-emissions and climate-resilient development.



Authors: World Resource Institute
Date: November 2015
Excerpt: This working paper outlines of experience of national implementing entities in accessing and programming climate finance. 

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Prioritizing Adaptation Options: Four Tools for Adaptation Planners

Authors: World Resource Institute
Date: November 2016
This paper is intended to brief NIEs and technical adaptation planners on four analytical tools that can be used to address these questions. To answer the first two questions on scalability and engaging the private sector, we review two new tools developed by the World Resources Institute, namely, the Assessing Scaling Potential and Business Sector Prioritization and Engagement tools. The final three questions involving uncertainty and costs and benefits are addressed via a review of two well‐established tools, namely, Participatory Scenario Development and Cost Benefit Analysis