Watch the launch of the new SDG Impact Finance Initiative Design Funding Window, which will award grants for innovative impact finance solutions that will mobilize private capital for sustainable development in emerging and frontier markets. This new Window will focus on education, jobs, climate, and responsible consumption/production.
Watch the event to:
- Learn about the SDG Impact Finance Initiative
- Learn about Convergence’s Design Funding Program
- Gain insights into how to apply to the new Window and evaluation criteria
- Hear former grantee Christina (CJ) Juhasz, CIO, of Women's World Banking, on their experience with Convergence's Design Funding program and how it supported the design of Women's World Banking Capital Partners Fund II
The SDG Impact Finance Initiative is a unique public-private partnership launched in December 2021 by a consortium of four Swiss organizations - Credit Suisse, UBS Optimus Foundation, the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). Convergence is the implementing partner for the Initiative’s inaugural Design Funding Window.
The Design Funding Window is now open and the first submission deadline is June 30, 2022. Find out how to apply here.
Go to our Design Funding page to learn more, and see our other open windows.