Financing opportunities

Amazon Fund


Adaptation, Mitigation


Raise donations for non-reimbursable investments in efforts to prevent, monitor and combat deforestation, as well as to promote the preservation and sustainable use of forests in the Amazon Biome, under the terms of Decree N.º 6,527, dated August 1, 2008.


REDD+; Forestry; Natural resources management; Sustainable land management. 

Eligible organisations:

Open to governmental entities; the private sector; individuals; and civil society groups.

Eligible Projects or Programmes:

The Amazon Fund will support the following areas: a) Management of public forests and protected areas; b) Environmental control, monitoring and inspection; c) Sustainable forest management; d) Economic activities created with sustainable use of forests; e) Ecological and economic zoning, territorial arrangement and agricultural regulation; f) Preservation and sustainable use of biodiversity; g) and Recovery of deforested areas. Besides this, the Amazon Fund may support the development of systems to monitor and control deforestation in other Brazilian biomes and in biomes of other tropical countries. In addition to reducing the emission of greenhouse gases, proposed subject areas for support by the Amazon Fund may be coordinated in such a way as to contribute to accomplishing significant targets including prevention, monitoring and combat against deforestation, and targets related to promoting the preservation and sustainable use of forests in the Amazon biome.

Proposal/Application requirements:

All the requirements can be found in Guidelines and Criteria For Allocation Of Resources, in additional information.

Proposal evaluation criteria:

No information

How to Apply:

Requests for financial support may be addressed to the BNDES, manager of the Amazon Fund, through the Financial Support Request Form to be sent by the Applicant to: Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Econômico e Social – BNDES Área de Planejamento-AP Departamento de Prioridades-DEPRI Av. República do Chile, 100 - Protocolo – Térreo 20031-917 - Rio de Janeiro, RJ.

Funding limit for individual projects:

No information

Activities supported:

Projects supported