Access to Funding: Available Facilities for Financing Community Resilience

Community Disaster Risk Reduction (CDRR) Fund

The Community Disaster Risk Reduction (CDRR) Fund was established to assist Caribbean countries in reducing vulnerabilities to natural hazards and the impacts of climate change by building capacity at the community level. Funded by the Governments of Canada and the United Kingdom through Global Affairs Canada and the Department of International Development (DFID) respectively as well as the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), the CDRRF is a 6-year medium-sized grant mechanism. Since inception, approximately USD1.3M in grants has been awarded to community-based organisations.

For more details on the CDRR Fund and how to apply, please visit:

Canada Caribbean Disaster Risk Management Fund
CCRIF Small Grants Programme
Global Environmental Facility Small Grants Programme
World Bank Social Funds

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