APPLICATION PROCESS & TIMELINE (CLIMBIZ Challenge 2013 was succesfully closed. Please apply for the next Challenge. Dates to be anounced).

Stage 1: Submission of registration form (by 19th of April 2013)

Please fill out the CLIMBIZ Challenge Application Form below by latest 19th of April.

Stage 2: Selection of shortlisted candidates (by 23rd of April 2013)

An internal selection team will process the registrations in order to compile a shortlist of the most promising social and environmental enterprises. The shortlisting process will be through careful consideration of each application.

Stage 3: Submission of additional information (by 28th of April 2013)

Initiatives selected as one of the shortlisted candidates will be contacted by CLIMBIZ. They will be invited to fill out a comprehensive application form and requested to provide the following additional information in order to help the jury select the CLIMBIZ Challengers:
• 3 references from people in external organisations or roles that are familiar with the initiative and/or the individuals leading the initiative
• any available written documentation about the venture you would like to share (PPTs, brochure, summary of business plan, etc.)
• photographs and any other relevant visual material to help us to picture your partnership (if available)

Stage 4: Selection of CLIMBIZ Challengers (by 5th of May 2013)

Based on the applications, up to 12 CLIMBIZ Challengers in the 12 Members States of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization will be selected by an international jury of external experts in sustainable development. CLIMBIZ will conduct due diligence tests and authenticate the information before the CLIMBIZ Challengers are finally selected.


• Before applying you must check that you are eligible, by reading CLIMBIZ’s eligibility criteria.
• Please fill out the CLIMBIZ Challenge Registration Form below.
• Registrations which are shortlisted will be invited to submit a comprehensive Application Form and additional information.
• If you have any queries, please see the most Frequently Asked Questions. If your question is not in the FAQs please contact CLIMBIZ by email or telephone.


Please fill in the online registration form below or download the registration form and return it to Download the CLIMBIZ Challenge Registration Form here

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