Shockwave Foundation

Helping communities adapt, survive, and thrive in a changing climate.

Shockwave supports projects, initiatives and organizations that build a future where communities and ecosystems are resilient in the face of climate change. Through a mixture of grants and strategic investments, they support activities that focus on climate change adaptation and resiliency infrastructure. Shockwave prioritises projects that provide economic uplift in developing countries and provide seed funding at an early, pivotal stage. They incorporate in this work lenses on environmental justice, equity, and strive for community-first approaches.

Shockwave is currently supporting the Resilient Agriculture Innovations for Nature (RAIN) Challenge.

Latest news and articles

#Art4Resilience: Knowledge Into Use Awards

This year, we are excited to announce the third round of the awards! The "Knowledge into Use" awards provide a unique opportunity to ignite resilience, celebrate creativity, and embrace innovation in engaging with the latest resilience evidence.

From Crisis to Stage: ‘Burnt’ Captures Resilience in Cameroon’s Climate Crisis

Introducing a Knowledge into Use project utilising theatre as a platform to exhibit resilience within their community, while also addressing issues of climate change and conflict.

CAFAESUP:  Empowering farmers through regenerative practices

Interview with Hamis Said Hincha, Project Lead of CAFAESUP, one of the nine winning projects of the RAIN Challenge

Job opportunity: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

We are looking for a Chief Executive Officer to lead the GRP Secretariat. Applications are due by 23:59 GMT on 6 May 2024.

Flood risk communication through mural art

Knowledge into Use recipient, Youth Innovation Lab (YI-Lab), works to bridge technology gaps and empower communities for resilient futures.