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Faces of Climate Resilience, in partnership with India Climate Collaborative, Edelgive Foundation and Drokpa Films, captures the voices of people from some of India's most climate vulnerable states, such as Kerala, Maharashtra, Odisha, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand. The project strives to make climate change more tangible beyond data through the lived experiences of people. The focus is on how individuals and communities are building climate resilience. 



environment Disaster Preparedness in Uttarakhand

Mandakini Ki Awaz

How a community radio station is leading disaster preparedness in Uttarakhand

climate proof infrastructure

Rebuilding Cheruthoni

How a Kerala town is climate-proofing infrastructure

Nurturing a Forest

How SHGs in Puri Scaled Nature-based Solutions Against Climate Risks

Living on the Fringes

How Mumbai’s Ambojwadi is responding to climate change

Relief in the Sandy Plains

How a community centre is aiding pastoralists build climate resilience

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The India Climate Collaborative (ICC) is a collective working to identify critical sectors that need investment, drive funding towards climate solutions, and enable private and corporate philanthropy to engage more effectively with climate action. We work closely with the climate ecosystem, including research organisations, implementers, government stakeholders, businesses, and more, as well as engage with our domestic and international donor base to ensure that funding flows towards high-impact climate solutions. Recognising that the climate ecosystem in India often operates in silos, we use our unique position to convene a variety of stakeholders and increase knowledge sharing, collaboration, and collective action. The ICC is legally registered as the Council of Philanthropies for Climate Action. The ICC works closely with EdelGive Foundation through the ICC-EdelGive Foundation Alliance, which aims to further climate efforts by identifying key fundable opportunities in mitigation, adaptation, and building the capacity of the climate ecosystem.

EdelGive Foundation is a grant-making organization, helping build and expand philanthropy in India by funding and supporting the growth of small to mid-sized grassroots NGOs committed to empowering vulnerable children, women, and communities. This approach has enabled the foundation to be a go-to partner of choice for Indian and foreign funders wanting to engage with the Indian development ecosystem. Over the last 13 years, EdelGive has supported over 150 organizations across 111 districts in 14 states of India, influencing commitments of over INR 4.61 billion in philanthropy.