Green Deal Funding Alert – March 2024

This is the latest edition of the Green Deal Funding Alert, a monthly newsletter that keeps you informed about funding opportunities and initiatives that support sustainable development and the transition to climate neutrality. This edition offers professional support and guidelines for finding the right financing approach for your climate adaptation projects, and provides opportunities for peer learning from other climate ambitious cities.

  1. EIB Adaptation Days 2024 – LRAs invited to discuss adaptation funding opportunities and get expert advice on project ideas and investment plans

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has contacted the Committee of the Regions with an invitation to local and regional authorities (LRAs) to join the EIB’s Adaptation Days 2024. On 24 and 25 April, the EIB will gather a diverse audience of up to 100 practitioners to discuss and share experiences in planning, financing and implementing adaptation projects. The event will be hybrid (Luxemburg and online).

Of particular interest for LRAs, on April 24, a dedicated session for cities and local authorities will focus on investment barriers and potential ideas to overcome those barriers. At the end of both days, you can discuss your project ideas and investment plans with an EIB expert in project clinics. For the project clinics, a slot has to be booked in advance by sending an email to with your project information.

Find out more about the EIB Adaptation Days and register here!

  1. MIP4Adapt new Funding and Financing Guide – Supporting Regional Climate Adaptation

Are you struggling to secure funding or financing for your adaptation plans? Then check out the latest Funding and Financing Guide from the EU Mission on Adaptation to Climate Change.

The guide provides an overview of diverse funding and financing sources and instruments, including grants, public-private partnerships, crowdfunding, and philanthropic funds, which aim to support financing regional climate adaptation initiatives.

  1. EU Cities Mission – Call for Twin Cities

Is your city committed to tackling climate change and interested in learning from other cities? The 20-month Twinning Learning Programme supports twin cities in learning from and adopting innovative climate solutions and approaches from pilot cities.

For more details and the eligibility criteria, click here. Further documents and guidance on how to apply will be made available on 8 April on this site.

Call opens: Monday, 8 April 2024

Source: European Committee of the Regions | News (