The Ambition Initiative of the NAMA Facility was launched on 12 December 2020 and is now open. Deadline for electronic submission of NAMA Support Project (NSP) Outlines is 31 May 2021, 3 pm (CEST/GMT+2).


Indicative timeline of the project cycle under the Ambition Initiative:

Ambition Initiative for NSP Outlines:12 December 2020 – 31 May 2021, 3 pm (CEST/GMT+2)
Assessment and selection period:June 2021 till October 2021
Contracting of Detailed Preparation Phase:early 2022
Detailed Preparation Phase:up to 15 months
Submission of NSP Proposals:at the end of month 10 or 15
Funding decision based on NSP Proposals:approximately four months after submission of NSP Proposal

Please note that all relevant Ambition Initiative documents including a revised template for Annex 5 (now consistiting of Annex 5a „Business Case and Financial Mechanism“ and Annex 5b „Business Model - Scenarios“) are available here

Ambition Initiative Events


Webinar I: Introduction to the Ambition Initiative, 03 February 2021

Webinar II: NSP Outline Development: Case Studies and Examples, 24 March 2021

Webinar III: Clarification and FAQs, 21 April 2021

Frequently asked questions (FAQs) and Clarifications related to the Ambition Initiative will be published on the following dates: 14 January, 10 February, 10 March, 07 April, 28 April and 19 May 2021.

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