The Catalytic Fund is currently closed.
About the CATF
The Catalytic Fund (CATF) is a Cities Alliance funding instrument which provides grant support for innovative projects that strengthen and promote the role of cities in poverty reduction and in sustainable urban development.
For 2015, the Call theme is “Migration and the Inclusive City” with a total Call budget of USD 2 million. We expect to award 10-12 proposals.
The deadline for submitting applications is 8 May 2015 by midnight, Central European Time.
Proposed projects must:
Consistent with the emerging Sustainable Development Goals framework, Cities Alliance now has a universal mandate. However, because of our focus on poverty reduction, preference will be given to applications from low- and middle-income countries.
Preference will also be given to those countries where the Cities Alliance does not have a Country Programme. The six current Country Programmes are: Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Mozambique, Uganda and Vietnam.
All applications must adhere to the following guidelines: