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General Purposes


  • Program Environment
  • Program Area Transforming Development Finance
  • Grant Amount $100,000
  • Grant Period June 1, 2008–May 31, 2010
  • Location Sassenberg, Germany
  • Geographic Focus World

About this grant

This general purpose grant to Urgewald supports its efforts to establish strong, binding environmental and social standards for international financial institutions and to garner ongoing public support for responsible and accountable financial institutions. This grant increase will allow the grantee to hire a senior staff person to more actively monitor World Bank accountability mechanisms, new climate finance funds, and the International Finance Corporation’s performance standard review process.