Darwin Initiative inviting Organization for Partnership Project Funding

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Deadline: 5 November 2019

Applications are now open for Partnership Projects which are small grants intended to help organizations who are new to the Darwin Initiative to develop their application.

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The awards do this by:

  • connecting organizations new to Darwin with partners who have experience of managing successful Darwin Projects; and/or
  • supporting work to build new partnerships between applicant organizations
  • A successful Partnership Project should lead to a Main Darwin Initiative project application.

Partnership Projects support activities which might previously have been supported under a Darwin scoping award.

The objective of the Darwin Initiative is to protect and enhance biodiversity and, in doing so, to contribute to sustainable development in developing countries.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • Applications for partnership projects must be to establish new partnerships and must not simply be to continue existing working relationships. Darwin Initiative would normally expect applications from partnerships involving around 2-4 organizations.
  • Partnership Project lead applicants must also meet all of the following criteria:
    • have recognized expertise in the sustainable use or conservation of biodiversity and/or development;
    • have a proven track record of managing biodiversity-related and/or natural resource orientated development projects in partnership with local organizations
    • can provide evidence of work which has had an impact on the sustainable use and conservation of biodiversity and/or sustainable economic development
    • can demonstrate that alternative funding – including financial support from their own organization – is not available to develop the Darwin project proposal in consultation with their partners. Partnership project funding should not be seen as an alternative to seeking matched funding from other sources.
  • Partnership Project partners:
    • must include at least one organization that has not previously received Darwin funding .

How to Apply

Applicants can apply online via given website.

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For more information, please visit https://www.gov.uk/guidance/darwin-initiative-partnership-projects

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