Designing Financing Structures for Nature-based Solutions

Challenges and opportunities in funding and incubating early-stage nature-based solutions designed to mobilize private sector investment.

About this Event

Convergence and The Conservation Finance Alliance are co-hosting a webinar to share challenges and opportunities in designing financing structures for nature-based solutions.

On April 20th, Convergence and the CFA are bringing together practitioners to discuss lessons learned and challenges encountered in early-stage design work of natural capital and conservation finance structures.

Convergence’s Asia Natural Capital Design Funding Window provides grants for the design and launch of blended finance solutions focused on natural capital in Asia. The CFA’s Incubator program seeks to identify, support, and promote innovative ideas and solutions to conservation finance challenges that have significant positive conservation impacts. The webinar will feature past grant recipients and program participants, who will share their practical insights.

Convergence accepts applications on a rolling basis, and the next deadline for the window is June 3rd, 2021. Click here for more details. The CFA is currently seeking additional technical and financial partnerships for the CFA Incubator. Click here for more details.


About the hosts

Convergence is the global network for blended finance, generating data, intelligence, and deal flow to increase private sector investment in developing countries. Convergence’s Design Funding program supports the design and launch of new blended finance solutions that aim to catalyze private investment in development countries toward the Sustainable Development Goals. The Asia Natural Capital Design Funding Window provides funding for the design and launch of blended finance solutions focused on natural capital in Asia.

The Conservation Finance Alliance (CFA) is the leading professional association for conservation finance experts and practitioners. CFA’s mission is to promote awareness, expertise, and innovation in conservation finance globally. CFA’s collaborative network of volunteer members participate in Working Groups, Task Forces, Executive Committee and Secretariat to promote knowledge and the effective use of conservation finance tools in their activities across the planet.

Time: 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM EDT

Location: Virtual

Date: Tuesday, April 20, 2021