Call for Expression of Interest APAC Sustainability Seed Fund 2.0

AVPN is currently accepting expressions of interest for APAC Sustainability Seed Fund 2.0 to scale up innovative technologies-led solutions in addressing climate change and sustainability issues in Asia Pacific Region.

APAC Sustainability Seed Fund 2.0 is a USD 5 Million catalytic initiative aimed at propelling innovative technology-led solutions that tackle the most pressing climate and sustainability challenges in the Asia Pacific region.

With the support of Google.org and ADB as the strategic and outreach partner, AVPN will provide essential support to non-profit organisations that are at the forefront of driving change through sustainable innovation.

Impact Areas

  • They are keen on partnering with non-profit organisations that focus on a range of impact areas, which includes but not limited to:
  • Renewable energy and decarbonisation
  • Climate adaptation
  • Waste management and/or circular economy

Air quality

  • Water preservation
  • Biodiversity protection
  • If your tech-led solution contributes to the sustainability of their planet and communities, they’re eager to hear from you.
  • Support Offered

Selected grantees of the APAC Sustainability Seed Fund 2.0 will gain access to a comprehensive range of support, including:

  • Grant
  • Networking opportunities
  • Capacity building
  • They’re committed to nurturing and amplifying solutions that harness technology for climate adaptation and mitigation, ensuring a positive and lasting impact.

Eligibility Criteria

  • To be eligible for consideration, your organisation should meet these criterias:
  • Be a registered non-profit organisation operating within APAC region.
  • Demonstrate a clear commitment to sustainability, innovation, and climate action.
  • Showcase a technology-led solution that addresses climate adaptation and/or mitigation challenges.
  • Possess a well-defined plan of the solution with potential for scalability and impact.
  • Organisations must be able to provide 2 recent years of audited financial reports.
  • Preference will be given to organisation with more than one (1) year of climate and sustainability experience

Should not be the following:

  • Religious organisation (e.g. church, synagogue, mosque etc.)
  • Consortium (only single application is allowed)
  • Included in the US or EU sanctions list, nor blacklisted by any UN or international agency

Source: https://avpn.asia/philanthropic-fund/apac-sustainability-seed-fund-2