Financing opportunities for Sustainable Energy & Climate Action Plans

Access to financing is key for transforming ambitious Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plans into projects. The funding page supports the Covenant of Mayors community with clear and practical information on funding and financing opportunities.

The interactive funding guide gathers information on the funding initiatives managed by the European Union, the Member States and key financial institutions such as the European Investment Bank. Next to these, the guide includes information about support services and innovative financing schemes.

The useful links section collects the most relevant financing publications for the Covenant community including best cases examples and lessons learnt.

Interactive funding guide


Useful links

Key publications including best practices from the Covenant of Mayors community, lessons learnt and useful reports from the main EU institutions are collected in this section. More publications are available for the Covenant of Mayors community only and can be accessed via the resource library in the private area (My Covenant) of this website.

  • Covenant of Mayors Financing Webinars & Events
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    Webinar: European Technical Assistance facilities: What do they offer to public authorities? en Learn more
    Webinar: ELENA - European Local Energy Assistance: Inspiration from successful projects en Learn more
    Webinar: How citizen cooperatives can finance Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plans en Learn more
    Webinar: New financing models for the energy retrofitting of buildings en Learn more
    Covenant of Mayors Investment Forum - Energy Efficiency Finance Market Place en Learn more
  • Related initiatives
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    Market Place of the European Innovation Partnership on Smart Cities and Communities en Learn more
    Sustainable Energy Investment Forums en Learn more
    Climate KIC Low-Carbon City Lab en Learn more