The call for mentees for the 1st cycle of the PROSPECT+ Capacity-Building Programme is now open. Local or regional authorities interested in learning from an experienced peer-mentor about getting their projects funded with reduced dependence on subsidies can now apply to the Programme.
Are you the next mentee?
To become a mentee, you should be directly involved in the financing and implementation of local sustainable energy and climate project. Your project should be part of a local or regional sustainable energy and climate action plan or similar and should be at least in the preparatory stage.
As a mentee, you should be able to liaise with other experts and political representatives within your organisation and facilitate the transfer of knowledge and replication of the innovative financing scheme on the territory.
You are eligible to apply as a mentee if you represent a local or regional authority from 44 eligible countries1 and your project covers one of these thematic areas:
• public buildings,
• private buildings,
• public lighting,
More information about the application is explained in the guidelines for applicants.
Meet your climate goals
As a mentee, you will have the opportunity to learn from other projects implemented in Europe and apply what you learned in your context. Also, you will get tailor-made assistance adapted to your capacity-building objectives and needs, confront ideas with peers, and finally share your experience and challenge your knowledge to come up with new solutions.
The mentors of the 1st learning cycle are already known. They come from Austria, Czechia, Portugal, France, Ireland, Spain, Croatia, Bulgaria, and Slovenia.
What can you learn in the first learning cycle?
Learn how to finance your sustainable energy and climate project using innovative financing schemes. To reduce the dependence on subsidies, the PROSPECT+ Capacity-Building Programme offers innovative financing schemes that are often more flexible and quicker solutions than traditional financing. The 1st learning cycle offers the following solutions:
The call for mentees will be open until the 28th of January 2022. Don’t hesitate and submit your application to become a PROSPECT+ mentee now!
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1Eligible countries are EU-27 and the United Kingdom + H2020 associated countries: Albania, Armenia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Faroe Islands, Georgia, Iceland, Israel, North Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Norway, Serbia, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey and Ukraine.