Frequent Asked Questions

1. What is the purpose of the Amazon Fund?
 
2. What is the scope of the Amazon Fund? 

3. Does the Amazon Fund only support projects related to the Amazon forest biome? 

4. Can other countries be beneficiaries of the Amazon Fund’s resources? 

5. Since the main focus of the Amazon Fund is the Amazon forest biome, why does it allow support for projects in other biomes and/or countries? 

6. Is the Amazon Fund a BNDES fund? 

7. Is the Amazon Fund a program of the federal government managed by the BNDES? 

8. Is there a limit to the donations? How are the Amazon Fund’s limits calculated to raise and receive donations? 

9. Who is responsible for attesting to reduced emissions resulting from deforestation in the Amazon Fund? 

10. Who can make donations to the Amazon Fund? 

11. Which countries have already made donations to the Amazon Fund? 

12. What are the advantages for donators? 

13. Who is eligible to submit projects to the Amazon Fund? 

14. How will funding be applied? 

15. What are the support modalities of the Amazon Fund? 

16. How is it possible to monitor the Amazon Fund’s performance? 

17. Does the BNDES issue any kind of document authorizing consultants to structure projects, arrange partnerships (public or private) and intermediate efforts for clients interested in attaining funding within the scope of the Amazon Fund?

18. Is there a standardized form for submitting applications within the scope of the Amazon Fund? 

19. How can I communicate with the Amazon Fund team? 

20. Is it possible to send the final project at first or must the Inquiry Letter be sent before? 

21. What is the deadline for sending project proposals within the scope of the Amazon Fund? 

22. What is the address for sending the projects within the scope of the Amazon Fund? 

23. Is there any contact body in the cities of the Amazon which interested parties may seek for further information on the Amazon Fund? 

24. What does COFA mean? 

25. How can I consult the guidelines and criteria of the Amazon Fund? 

26. What are the minimum and the maximum limits to finance projects within the scope of the Amazon Fund?

27. Is there any minimum and maximum deadline for the duration of projects supported within the scope of the Amazon Fund? 

28. What are the financial conditions, cost and maturity for payment of funding within the scope of the Amazon Fund? 

29. What is the legislation applicable to the Amazon Fund?

30. What are the municipalities included in the Amazon Forest Biome?