IKI Medium Grants 2021

The 2021 call of the IKI Medium Grants focuses on resilience of local populations in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change adaptation, as well as on strengthening participatory processes for ambitious climate action.

With a total funding volume of about EUR 6 million for this year’s IKI Medium Grants call it is expected to fund between eight and twelve projects.

Status of the procedure

The call for project ideas of the IKI Medium Grants selection procedure 2021 is open from 25 February 2021 to 24 May 2021. In this first selection stage, the IKI online platform is open for the submission of project outlines.

Project outlines can only be submitted via the IKI online platform in English.

Please refer to the official funding information as well as the other documents available under "Documents" on the right side.

Frequently asked questions

Submitting organisations with questions about the selection procedure and assessment process that are not answered by the funding information provided, the list of criteria, or the FAQ document should contact the IKI Secretariat. Kindly note that questions regarding the current selection procedure will be addressed to until 24 May 2021 at 16:00 Hrs (CEST).

Online seminars

As part of the call of project ideas, two online seminars will be offered for interested organisations, to give an overview of the IKI Medium Grants programme and selection procedure. Both online seminars will be conducted in English.  

First online seminar: 18 March 2021, 14:00 – 16:00 Hrs (CEST)

Introduction to the IKI Medium Grants funding programme and general information on the selection procedure.

You can find the presentation and the recording of the seminar here. 

Second online seminar: 13 April 2021, 14:00 – 16:00 Hrs (CEST)

Clarification of the requirements for the project concept and the development of a coherent results chain.

You can find the presentation and the recording of the seminar here.