in Mölsheim, Germany.
Fields and windmills in Mölsheim, Germany. © Karsten Wurth

Thank you for your interest in applying to the U.S. Natural Climate Solutions Accelerator grant program.

Please note that this is a 2-step application process. The first step of the application is the online form below, which asks for basic information about you and a very high-level summary of your project’s anticipated results. Please complete the online form to notify us of your intention to apply as soon as possible. Then for step two, download and complete the full proposal form (.docx) and budget template (.xlsx), before emailing them to

Application deadline to complete both steps is August 16, 2019 (11:59PM EST).

Please see FAQ for additional information about the program and how to apply.

Step One: Application Summary
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To the best of your ability, please provide quantitative estimates for the projected climate change mitigation benefit and associated costs if roadmap to scalability, replicability, and/or leveragability is followed. Please also provide a concise, qualitative description of your key assumptions. Please see FAQ for additional guidance.

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Step Two: Additional Information

Important: Before submitting the first step of this application, please be sure to download the full proposal form (.docx) and budget templates (.xlsx), which contains additional questions about the specifics of your proposal. This document must be completed and submitted to no later than the submission deadline on August 16, 2019 (11:59 pm EST) in order for your application to be considered complete.

By completing this application, you agree to be bound by the programmatic rules as defined on If you plan to submit more than one application, please be sure to use a different email address for each application. Using the same address more than once may cause a form submission error.

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