Urban Climate Change Resilience Trust Fund (UCCRTF)
USAID Managing Unit: Regional Development Mission for Asia
Place of Implementation: Asia Region
Project Period: 2013-2017
The UCCRTF is a partnership among USAID, the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development, the Asian Development Bank and the Rockefeller Foundation to help build resilience against the impacts of extreme weather events and weather-related changes that affect the urban poor in medium-sized Asian cities. The fund provides supplemental grants for investment projects, technical assistance and other support. Its total $150 million in grants is leveraging more than $1 billion in investments from public, private and municipal sources. The UCCRTF helps to prepare projects and receives input from the private sector so that project proposals are investment-ready.
Urban Climate Change Resilience Trust Fund (UCCRTF) resources:
Key themes: development donors, urban, adaptation, private sector engagement, partnership, climate finance