Sida/Demo Environment: Seeking Applications for Planning Grants Program

Deadline: 15 March 2019

Could your technology contribute to a better environment and help to reduce poverty? Do you want to explore a new market for your product? If yes, then apply for the Planning Grants program.

The Demo Environment programme, financed by The Swedish Agency for Development Cooperation (Sida) is seeking applications for its Planning Grants program to strengthen partnerships and explore new market opportunities for their technology or business model.

Focus Areas

  • Climate change adaption/mitigation
  • Ecosystem services
  • Renewable energy
  • Water and sanitation
  • Urban development

Grant Information

The maximum amount available for a grant application referring to Planning activities is SEK 350,000.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must fulfil the following eligibility requirements:

  • The main applicant must be a company or organisation based outside one of the 14 prioritized countries, and its partner organisation (the potential customer/buyer) must be legally registered in one of these 14 project countries.
  • The partners should have signed a Memorandum of Understanding or similar agreement before applying.
  • A company or organisation applying must be able to show professionalism and a sustainable business model. This can be done in several ways such as:
    • Show that the organisation have at least 3 employees and have been operating for about 3 years.
    • Show that the organisation exhibit sound finances and a reasonable turnover, or be able to show other sources of financing such as private equity.
    • Show that the technology is verified.
    • Show the technology readiness level.
    • Show that the organisation has the capacity to export the technology.
    • Other
  • They particularly encourage applications from small and medium-sized enterprises.
  • Both partners should exhibit sound finances
  • Note that no organisation, private or public, is eligible for funds if it is involved in any of the following:
    • The manufacture of arms and/or their components
    • The tobacco industry
    • The alcohol industry

How to Apply

Interested applicants can apply via given website.

Eligible Countries:

For more information, please visit https://tillvaxtverket.se/english/demo-environment-programme/calls-for-applications.html

Embassy of Canada for Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Honduras launched Canada Fund for Local Initiatives

Australian Government inviting Applicants for Community Heritage Grants Program

Embassy of Japan in Georgia announces Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) Program

The Creability Movement: Open Call for Curator in Residence

Apply for Tandem Ukraine Programme

Project Learning Tree Seeking Applications for GreenWorks Grants

Franklin Furnace Fund for Early Career Artists around the World

CEDIL announces Call for Proposals for Research Projects

Youth Forums Canada Program for Canadian Organizations

UN Women Seeking Proposals for Supporting to Women’s Engagement in Peacemaking in Afghanistan

Fulbright-Hovnanian Grant inviting applicants from Armenia

The Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Minsk announces Small Grants Program 2019

EU Seeking Proposals for EIDHR Country Based Support Scheme (CBSS) for South Africa

Applications Open for Implementation of UK-India Infrastructure Policy Fund Programme

Impact Journalism Grant Programme for Indian Stories! Grants worth INR 10 Lakhs

Applications Open for One Planet Fellowship Program

Apply for Support for Volunteering Fund to Provide Government Grants for Community Projects in New Zealand

Road Safety Trust announces a Programme on ‘Innovative Traffic Calming and Provision for Vulnerable Road Users’ in UK

USAID Social Cohesion and Reconciliation (SCORE) Annual Program Statement

Apply for Fund for Wild Nature’s Grant Program

Cultural Affairs Office in the U.S. Embassy Islamabad announces Call for Proposals

U.S. Department of Justice seeking Applications for Public Safety Partnership National Training and Technical Assistance Program

Call for Proposals: Julia Taft Refugee Fund 2019 in Mali

U.S. Mission to Azerbaijan: Annual Program Statement of Public Diplomacy Programs

>