Does your organization have a project related to the environment and climate change, but needs funding? Tell us about it! Apply to the Tadamon Crowdfunding Academy and get the opportunity to learn how to create and run your own crowdfunding campaign and bring your environmental idea to life.
Our world is facing many threats from climate change, environmental destruction, and biodiversity loss. Humanity depends on a healthy environment and life as we know it is under threat because of climate change and environmental degradation. The good news is that there are many organizations working to restore the environment and protect their communities. We want to empower and support these community organizations through the Tadamon Crowdfunding Academy – Future is Green.
Join our Tadamon Crowdfunding Academy where national and global experts in crowdfunding, copywriting, design, and social media will help your organization mobilize resources, gain greater visibility and connect to donors, partners, and beneficiaries.
What is Tadamon Crowdfunding Academy?
Tadamon Crowdfunding Academy is part of the “IsDB – ISFD NGO Empowerment for Poverty Reduction Program”, which is funded by the Islamic Solidarity Fund for Development (ISFD), managed by the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), and implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and other strategic partners. The mission of the program is to provide visibility to projects and activities, help them with alternative finance modalities and connect them to other potential partners and supporters.
Tadamon Crowdfunding Academy is an 8-week training program that enables civil society organizations (CSOs) to raise funds using crowdfunding.
By now, more than 500 organizations have been equipped with crowdfunding skills and have received their Tadamon Crowdfunding Academy completion certificates. Be one of our next participants!
We want to empower CSOs with the know-how on protecting the environment and fighting against climate change, give their projects more visibility, create compelling stories highlighting their challenges, and finance their projects and ideas by engaging with donors and supporters.
Tadamon Crowdfunding Academy is an e-learning and digital classroom program carried out in partnership with the Kaya platform, a global learning platform of the Humanitarian Leadership Academy. Selected organizations will develop their crowdfunding campaign with the support of mentors using e-learning tools.
How can you apply?
To apply with a project idea for Tadamon Crowdfunding Academy, your organization needs to sign up and create a profile on the Tadamon Platform. In your organization’s profile/account, you will find an application form for the Academy. You can submit your project idea/proposal by October 23, 2023.
What are the training modules?
Tadamon Crowdfunding Academy modules are tailored to fit your needs and to improve your skills so that you can launch your own successful crowdfunding campaign. Designed to be fun and engaging, the modules cover the needed tools for you to design your project, and create a compelling story and narrative so that you can transform your idea into reality.
What are the eligibility and selection criteria?
Type of CSOs: NGO, social enterprise, development start-up, religious organization, cooperative or farmers’ association, community-based organization, foundation, saving clubs, civil society network, and credit unions.
Country Registration: You are registered and planning to implement your project solution in one of the 32 OIC member countries. These countries are:
Algeria, Azerbaijan, Benin, Brunei Darussalam, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti, Guinea, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Somalia, State of Palestine, Sudan, Togo, Tunisia, Uzbekistan and Yemen. You will be asked to submit valid registration documents upon applying.
Tadamon Membership: You are a member of the Tadamon platform. (If you are not a member, don’t worry! You can sign up now – it is easy and free). Please note that CSOs will be screened through the UNDP security platform and/or any other due diligence process.
Language: The training program will be delivered in English (with the possibility of mentorship in Arabic, French, and Turkish).
Innovation and relevance: Your project proposal is clearly innovative and related to one or more of the thematic areas:
- Renewable energy
- Reduce, reuse, and recycling
- Ecosystem and biodiversity protection
- Sustainable agriculture and food systems
- Sustainable resource management
- Climate change
- Air pollution reduction
- Environmental education
What do we expect from selected
- Motivation and proactivity
- Participation of two or three team members in all online and offline trainings
- Working with mentors Completing work assignments on time
- Launching their crowdfunding campaigns within 7 months after the start of the training program.
We are looking forward to receiving your application!