Data-driven Environmental and Climate Action

ICLEI Action Fund

2020 - 2025

The ICLEI Action Fund is a granting scheme conducted by ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability with support from to foster data-driven environmental and climate action at the local level. Initially launched in May 2020, the first phase of the programme funded 2,5 million euros to six data-driven projects carried out by non-profit organisations and academic institutions in four European countries. In May 2022, the Fund launched a second call for applications offering 7 million euros to finance seven projects using climate and environmental data. The topics include sustainable mobility; sustainable and energy-efficient buildings; solar energy development; climate adaptation and resilience; air quality management or projects that fall into the category of environmental and climate action.