The DACO project is partially funded by the European Commission through Directorate General for Development and Cooperation – Europe aid.
The four cities participating in DACO; Sumgayit (Azerbaijan), Novogrudok (Belarus), Taraz (Kazakhstan) and Somoniyon (Tajikistan), will need assistance to implement their Sustainable Energy Action Plans (SEAPs.) Various institutions and organizations may be available to provide assistance. These include local government sources, regional government funding, and international institutions.
Some funding instruments include: