Post Image
  Applications are now being accepted for the 2024 People Powered Climate Democracy Accelerator Program. People Powered is seeking government and civil society leaders to join a new cohort of innovators interested in launching participatory programs to influence climate policy in areas such as clean transportation, renewables, decarbonization, energy-efficient homes, air pollution, agroecology, and more.
Read more about Grants
To qualify for the Climate Democracy Accelerator, applicants must represent governmental institutions, civil society organizations, or non-governmental organizations. The program is open to applicants from across the globe, with space for 15 participants per cohort. The Climate Democracy Accelerator (CDA) is a six-month, hands-on training and support initiative designed to equip members with the skills to plan and execute an inclusive and participatory process for a fair climate transition. Participants will craft a project aimed at implementing a climate-focused participatory program that addresses the concerns and perspectives of local communities.
Sign up for the Connect Nigeria daily newsletter


Selected applicants will gain access to a dedicated mentor to assist in program development, along with:
  • Step-by-step resources like the Participation Playbook, an interactive online tool for designing participatory programs.
  • Practical live sessions and online courses.
  • A $10,000 implementation grant.
  • The chance to compete for an additional $20,000 award for the best project developed by program participants.

Eligibility Criteria

Government officials, staff members, and policymakers are interested in launching a participatory program for making equitable climate-related decisions. Note: Government institutions applying must partner with a civil society organization/non-governmental organization, as the grant recipient must be a non-governmental entity.
Register to attend the CN Business Mixer
Civil society organization staff members and/or climate advocates looking to implement a participatory program focused on climate in collaboration with a government institution. Note: Civil society organizations applying must collaborate with a government institution, as they are responsible for following through with the action plan implementation. Applications will be accepted until June 27, 2024. Apply HERE.
Got a suggestion? Contact us:

You might also like:
This article was first published on 22nd May 2024


Ikenna Nwachukwu holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He loves to look at the world through multiple lenses- economic, political, religious and philosophical- and to write about what he observes in a witty, yet reflective style.

Comments (0)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *