The 10YFP Trust Fund

Trust Fund

The Secretariat of the 10 Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production (10YFP) is announcing a first call for proposals in the domain of Sustainable Public Procurement (SPP).  Governments and not-for-profit organizations in developing countries and countries with economies in transition are invited to respond to this inaugural call for proposals of the 10YFP.  

Theme of the Call for Proposals: Implementation of Sustainable Public Procurement

Available funds: USD 500,000.

Potential applicants should read carefully the call for proposals announcement and the guidance note on the 10YFP Trust Fund prior to any proposal submission. 

Eligible entities should apply using the online submission form below. In order to be considered, all applications must also include, along with the submission form, 

  1. the budget form
  2. the information form 
  3. Letters of support are recommended and may also be attached to the application. 

To be considered, all proposals must be submitted to the 10YFP Secretariat before 14 December 2014 at 6pm, Paris time. 

The 10YFP Secretariat looks forward to supporting the shift to SCP patterns, through the concrete measures afforded by the Trust Fund.  Best of luck to all applicants. 

For any question, please contact the 10YFP Secretariat at

About the Trust Fund

The United Nations Environment Programme has established a trust fund for sustainable consumption and production (SCP) programmes to mobilize voluntary contributions from multiple sources, including public/donor contributions, the private sector and other sources. The trust fund has the following elements:   

  1. The objectives of the trust fund is to receive and mobilize resources in a stable, sustained and predictable manner to develop sustainable consumption and production programmes in developing countries and countries with economies in transition, as appropriate, and to promote the transparent allocation of resources;  

  2. The trust fund is used to support the implementation of the 10-year framework of programmes in developing countries, such as by providing seed money for developing and implementing programme proposals;  

  3. Financing for the trust fund should not be provided at the expense of other high priority sustainable development activities being carried out by United Nations bodies;  

  4. Programme proposals from developing countries to the trust fund should meet the criteria specified below and allocation of the financing should take regional balance into account; 

  5. The United Nations Environment Programme, as the secretariat of the 10-year Framework of Programmes, was invited to act as trustee for the trust fund and to administer the fund;   

  6. Donors, the private sector and others are  encouraged to contribute to the trust fund, providing general support to the 10-year Framework of Programmes, as well as support to specific programmes and initiatives responding to the national and regional priorities of developing countries.