Possibility to get funds for Earth Charter related projects

The Earth Charter youth network and 1%CLUB provides a great opportunity to all the Earth Charter activists around the world. Read about the partnership here.

Do you have a project idea that lacks expert support and funding?

Would you like to put the Earth Charter into action?

Are you ready to promote your initiative among your own and other networks?


We are happy to announce a great opportunity for the Earth Charter international community to put their ideas into action – the Earth Charter Action Project Platform!

In this Platform all the Earth Charter activists are provided with the opportunity to

  • host their project proposals online,
  • discuss and promote them, and
  • raise funds to make them happen.

What is
1%CLUB is the marketplace that connects smart development projects with people, money and knowledge around the world. See also this document.

What are the conditions for a 1%CLUB project?

  • The project needs to focus on a group of people and needs to help them to improve their living conditions on a long term basis.
  • The project has to be located in a developing country that is listed on the DAC list and should be organized by or affiliated with a registered organization. (To see the countries that are in the DAC list, please see this document).
  • The project should address the principles of the Earth Charter, give an impulse to sustainable development and contribute to the realisation of the Millennium Development Goals.
  • The project should be a unique enterprise, limited in time and means, and should be evaluated on completion.
  • The project funding request should be small and concrete and your first funding request should not exceed ??? 5.000.
  • You should keep 1% Members and the Earth Charter community informed about the progress of the project via the 1%CLUB website on a monthly basis.

Register yourself and your project: www.1procentclub.nl
* To have your project affiliated with the Earth Charter Action Project Platform, please indicate “Earth Charter” in your registration form!

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact:
Margreet van der Pijl, coordinator of the 1% Club: [email protected]
Dmitry Savelau, member of the Earth Charter youth network: [email protected]

This is possible thanks to the EC youth network in the Netherlands and 1%CLUB that initially agreed to create a special space for the Earth Charter community where you, as the originator of your own initiative, can make sure your project becomes a reality.