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The ORRAA News – Call for Proposals Special Edition

The countdown is on!
Four weeks to go in our current search for pioneering projects which build coastal resilience

Monday 5 June 2023
Happy World Environment Day and welcome to World Ocean Week!

Call for Proposals closes on Sunday 2 July 2023

Projects invited to apply for up to USD$500,000 each to scale finance and insurance products   

Blue Planet Fund financed Call for Proposals is part of the UK’s commitment to drive investment into coastal and ocean natural capital 

This Call for Proposals is part of ORRAA’s continuing mission to catalyse the investment of at least USD$500 million into coastal and ocean natural capital through the development and deployment of financial products that aim to build the resilience of 250 million climate vulnerable coastal people, by 2030.  

Up to USD$500,000 in support is available per project, to nurture and scale the development of community-led finance and insurance products that build coastal and ocean resilience.  

Projects should be located or deployed in ODA eligible Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and Coastal Least Developed Countries (LDCs). They should lock in sustainable financing mechanisms, be locally-led and align with local community priorities, alongside being climate, nature, and gender positive. They should enable investment into ocean and coastal Nature-based Solutions (NbS), support adaptation and resilience, or mitigate risk multipliers like overfishing and pollution.  

About ORRAA’s Call for Proposals
The Call for Proposals closes at midnight BST on Sunday 2 July 2023

Prospective applicants can submit project proposals through the ORRAA application portal. More information on project criteria and a video that will help answer your questions is available on our website.

If an applicant experiences technical difficulties, please email for assistance

All submissions must be in English

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