SCF seek projects in scalable infrastructure in high growth developing regions with identified local need.


Kindly read the information below before submitting your project.
Submitting a project for Technical Assistance or Equity Investment does not entail any guarantee of receiving it.
The SCF team will get in contact with projects that are selected.
The Applicant submits a project proposal
The SCF reviews the formal application*
*If the SCF judges the project submitted as investment ready, it could orient the applicant directly to the phase n°7.
The SCF evaluates the request for feasibility study
The SCF and applicant agree on conditions and the terms of reference (TOR) of the Technical Assistance to be provided
The contract is signed between SCF and the Applicant
The SCF Technical Assistance performs the feasibility study
The project is submitted to the SCF Fund
The SCF negotiates with the Applicant the term sheet
The negotiated term sheet is submitted to the investment committee
SCF Project Pipeline Process

Eligibility criteria

Projects not fulfilling every single criteria will not be considered.
  • The project is located in a beneficiary country.
  • The projects target one or more of our following sectors of activities: Sustainable Energy Solutions, Waste and Water Management and Nature-based Solutions.
  • The expected total capital contribution by the SCF for the project is between 5 to 75 M USD.
  • Replicability and scalability of investments.
  • Returns on investment.
  • The project does not fall under the Exclusion List in the SCF Environmental and Social Management System (ESMS).
  • The project is a “greenfield” project where the capital contribution will support new activities, improvements, and constructions.
  • The project is expected to contribute positively to climate action (SDG 13) and positively contribute to at least two other SDGs.
  • Limited to Environmental and Social Risks (Category B for GCF).
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Criteria of Selection

The project will be evaluated and selected based on the following criteria:
  • Context
  • Positive Impact
  • Environmental and Social Management System (ESMS)
  • Technical
  • Legal
  • Economical
  • Additionality
  • Risk
  • Counterparties