British Embassy’s Bilateral Programme Fund: Supporting Human Rights, Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Costa Rica & Nicaragua

Deadline: 2 April 2017

The British Embassy San Jose is pleased to announce its project proposals for its “Bilateral Programme Fund” to promote respect for human rights, with a special emphasis on minority groups, and to strengthen the justice systems in Costa Rica and Nicaragua.

The Fund also aims to boost innovation and provide support to budding entrepreneurs, with a view to encouraging economic development in both countries.

Focus Areas

  • Promoting the rights of indigenous communities
  • Decreasing the incidence of modern slavery
  • Protecting women’s rights and promoting their economic empowerment
  • Providing support for innovation and entrepreneurship

Funding Information

The programme would expect project proposals to be between £5,000 and £10,000, in addition to co-funding. The budget must be presented in pounds sterling (GBP).

Eligibility Criteria

All project proposals must meet the following criteria:

  • Project proposals must be submitted on the Concept Bid Form in plain English
  • All projects should be designed to deliver over the course of one year only
  • Proposals must demonstrate practical and high-impact interventions that will lead to a real and timely difference to decision-making. Funds cannot be used to fund one-off visits or seminars
  • Projects must clearly be a catalyst to transformational changes in policy and/or practice
  • Proposals focusing purely on research, analysis, seminars or workshops will not be relevant unless they lead to specific and measurable actions
  • Proposals must add value and not duplicate other donor activity
  • They must show evidence of strong buy-in from key beneficiaries
  • Projects in innovation and entrepreneurship should demonstrate a UK expertise link
  • Proposals should include a communications strategy to disseminate the results of the project

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted via email at the address given on the website.

Eligible Countries: Costa Rica and Nicaragua

For more information, please visit Bilateral Programme Fund.

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