The Ambition Initiative of the NAMA Facility was launched on 12 December 2020 and is now closed. 

The deadline for electronic submission of NAMA Support Project (NSP) Outlines was 3 pm (CEST) on 31 May 2021.


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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