Minor Foundation for Major Challenges Small and Large Grants Programme

Deadline: 3-Jun-22

The Minor Foundation for Major Challenges (MFMC) has launched Small and Large Grants to support communication projects which advance the transition to a low carbon economy.

MFMC supports projects that support urgent, large-scale transformation, with a focus on changing policies and practices in public or private institutions.


The foundation’s priorities for the 2019-2023 period are to:

  • encourage and support innovation in climate communication.
  • increase the number of voices and narratives in climate advocacy.
  • help strengthen social and political movements that open up for radical change.
  • concentrate on supporting European proposals.

Funding Information

  • In larger grants: The Minor Foundation for Major Challenges is looking for projects above EUR 10,000 – typically in the range of €20,000 to €200,000, although larger projects may be considered.
  • In small grants: It is possible to apply for smaller grants of up to EUR 10,000, provided that the application falls within the strategic aims of MFMC.
  • You must include all expected expenses a grant from the MFMC is planned to cover, this includes overhead and auditor costs. The MFMC will not cover costs that are not included in the submitted budget.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The Foundation supports advocates of climate change mitigation.
  • The calls for applications are open to international applicants.

Project Description

The full application must include a project description where you:

  • Describe the main implementing organization, including its mission and goals;
  • Make a clear statement of the need or problem that will be addressed;
  • Describe the specific activities, including a clear plan and timeline for implementation;
  • Describe the expected impact of the activities, and how this will be monitored and measured;
  • Explain who will be implementing the activities. It should be clarified if the applicant will be the sole implementer, or if other organizations are involved and will receive part of the grant;
  • Describe any known risks associated with the implementation of activities and how these risks will be addressed;
  • Describe your plan for communicating results and lessons learned, and the organizational capacity to implement it;
  • The communication plan must include identification of key target groups, timeline and methods for dissemination to key stakeholders and clear success criteria for the communication efforts.

Please Note: The foundation will not consider applications that have a purely local focus, that focuses on implementation of community-level projects such as forest conservation, tree planting, climate change adaptation, or that primarily seek to disseminate climate-related information to the general public.

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