PEDL: Seeking Applications for Major Research Grant Program

Deadline: 2 October 2017 The Private Enterprise Development in Low-Income Countries (PEDL) is seeking applications for its Major Research Grant Program with an aim to better understand what determines the strength of market forces driving efficiency in Low-Income Countries (LICs). The Initiative supports research related to firms, enterprises, and markets in LICs and gives priority to approaches that promise to produce credible research results relevant for policy-making in these … [Read more...]

DFID Call for Applications: Disability Inclusiveness Development Programme

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The UK’s Department of International Development (DFID) is accepting applications for its Disability Inclusiveness Development Programme, valued between £25- £30 million, which will improve the long-term well-being and inclusion of people with disabilities in low- and middle-income countries. Objectives Design and implement innovation interventions in DFID priority countries, using contexts that test new approaches to disability inclusion, focusing in areas … [Read more...]

DFID: Programme Addressing Unsafe Irregular Migration through and from Ethiopia

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The UK’s Department of International Development (DFID) is currently inviting applications for "Programme Addressing Unsafe Irregular Migration through and from Ethiopia”. With a focus on protection, the procured programme will be developed in a ‘bottom-up’ way. The first six months will allow for formative research into the knowledge, experience and attitudes of migrants, would-be migrants and migrant-sending communities. This will support the development of a … [Read more...]

DaNa Facility’s Business Innovation Window: Empowering Women and Other Disadvantaged Groups in Myanmar

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The DaNa Facility, funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) is seeking applications for its Business Innovation Window (BIW) to empower women and other disadvantaged groups to better participate in, and benefit from, Myanmar’s economic development, and help shape the growth of more inclusive, competitive and wealth-creating markets. The Business Innovation Window is designed to catalyse private sector investment and innovation in … [Read more...]

DFID Call for Applications: Support for the Economic Empowerment of Women and Girls (Sabalaa) Nepal

Deadline: 6 September 2017 The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) is inviting applications for its programme entitled " Support for the Economic Empowerment of Women and Girls (Sabalaa) Nepal". DFID wishes to seek the services of a supplier to implement a multi-pronged, flexible and adaptive programme to identify, test and deliver solutions to the structural barriers that exclude women and girls from genuine economic empowerment, with a focus on growth sectors such as … [Read more...]

DFID Call for Applications: Nepal Skills for Employment Programme (SEP)

Deadline: 21 September 2017 The Nepal country office of the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) has launched a new programme to support Nepalese youth to access gainful employment in Nepal or through migration. The contract will be awarded for a period of 4 years (maximum available budget - £17 million) - with the option to extend for up to 24 months (with a maximum available indicative budget for the extension period of £8.5 million), dependent upon the … [Read more...]

DFID: Breaking the Cycle of Hunger and Strengthening Resilience for the Poor in Malawi

Deadline: 31 August 2018 Department for International Development is seeking applications for its program entitled "Breaking the Cycle of Hunger and Strengthening Resilience for the Poor in Malawi" with an aim to strengthen resilience of poor and vulnerable households to shocks and stresses and to reduce annual dependence on humanitarian aid. The programme will support poor and vulnerable households and communities to manage their own risks, to reduce their exposure to shocks through … [Read more...]

The Tropical Health and Educational Trust: Call for Applications for Health Partnership Scheme

Deadline: 1 October 2017 The Tropical Health and Educational Trust (THET) has announced a call for applications for large and small grants supporting health partnership projects with a focus on sustainability, scale-up and access. The grants form part of the Health Partnership Scheme (HPS) which is a programme that funds health partnerships to carry out training and capacity-building projects in low and middle-income countries in Africa and Asia.  The Scheme is funded by the UK Department for … [Read more...]

British Embassy Manila: Seeking Applications for Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge Fund and Darwin Initiative

Deadline for Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge: 12 September 2017 Deadline for Darwin Initiative: 21 September 2017 The British Embassy Manila is currently inviting applicants for its Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge Fund and Darwin Initiative run by the UK’s Department of Environment Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and the Department for International Development (DFID). Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge The Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge Fund helps developing countries to tackle the … [Read more...]

Cross-Government Prosperity Fund: Promoting Economic Reform and Development Needed for Growth

Deadline: 30 August 2017 The Department for International Development, Foreign & Commonwealth Office, HM Treasury, Department for International Trade, and Cabinet Office are currently seeking applications for its Cross-Government Prosperity Fund Programme to promote the economic reform and development needed for growth in partner countries. The Prosperity Fund is accountable to a cross-government ministerial board. The ministerial board directed UK government departments to develop … [Read more...]

The Darwin Initiative: Seeking Applications for Post Project Funding

Deadline: 4 January 2018 Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs and Department for International Development are seeking applications for 24th Round of Darwin Initiative's Post Project Funding. Post project funding may be considered where there is a specific need to do more work on a successful and completed Darwin project. The Darwin Initiative is a UK government grants scheme that helps to protect biodiversity and the natural environment in developing countries and UK Overseas … [Read more...]

Darwin Initiative: Seeking Applications for Main Project Funding

Deadline: 12 September 2017 Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs and Department for International Development are seeking stage 1 applications for 24th round of Darwin Initiative's Main Project Funding. The Darwin Initiative is a UK government grants scheme that helps to protect biodiversity and the natural environment in developing countries and UK Overseas Territories (OTs). The Darwin is a competitive grant scheme, to support projects in developing countries. The Darwin … [Read more...]

GLM|LIC: 2017 Call for Proposals for Phase IV

Deadline: 16 October 2017 The IZA/DFID Programme on Growth and Labour Markets in Low-Income Countries (GLM|LIC) has announced that the electronic application portal for Phase IV research proposals is now open. The Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) and the United Kingdom Government Department for International Development (DFID) joined to create the IZA/DFID Growth and Labour Markets in Low Income Countries Programme (GLM|LIC) in 2011. GLM|LIC has started Phase IV of its research funding … [Read more...]

DFID: Developing Effective Private Education in Nigeria Challenge Fund

Deadline: 15 August 2017 Department for International Development is seeking applications for its "Developing Effective Private Education in Nigeria Challenge Fund" to support unconventional solutions to longstanding problems in the low-cost private education sector in Lagos. The Fund will support ambitious innovations designed by Lagos’ private schools’ proprietors, service providers and other entrepreneurs. The Fund’s aim is to support ongoing and emerging innovations in low cost private … [Read more...]

DFID’s UK Aid Connect Program: Creating Innovative Solutions to Change Poor People’s Lives

Deadline for Phase 1: 15 September 2017 Deadline for Phase 2: 20 October 2017 The Department for International Development (DFID) is seeking proposals for its “UK Aid Connect” program to support consortia to create innovative solutions to complex development challenges that deliver real change to poor people’s lives. There is a growing recognition that the problems facing the poorest most excluded people and the global challenges underlying those problems, are complex and interconnected. No … [Read more...]

8th Joint Global Health Trials Scheme: Improving Health in Low and Middle Income Countries

Deadline: 14 September 2017 The UK Department for International Development (DFID), the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) the UK Medical Research Council (MRC), and the Wellcome Trust have jointly announced a eighth call for proposals to fund global health trials in order to generate new knowledge about interventions that will contribute to the improvement of health in low and middle income countries. Focus Areas (Not limited) Behavioural interventions Psychological … [Read more...]

DFID Call for Proposals: Strengthening Humanitarian Preparedness and Response (SHPR) Programme in Bangladesh

Deadline: 10 July 2017 The Department for International Development (DFID) of the UK Government is seeking proposals for its “Response to Cyclone MORA” under the Emergency Response and Recovery Fund (ERRF) which is managed by the SHPR Fund Management Office to support a humanitarian preparedness and response programme in Bangladesh. The aim of the Strengthening Humanitarian Preparedness and Response (SHPR) programme is to provide more effective, timely and predictable humanitarian support … [Read more...]

DFID Call for Applications: Cities and Infrastructure for Growth (CIG) – Zambia

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for its programme- Cities and Infrastructure for Growth (CIG) - Zambia. This programme will enable cities to function effectively, attract new businesses and create employment. It will provide reliable energy for households and businesses, thereby reducing production costs and removing the barriers to investment in much needed infrastructure services, such as energy, water and … [Read more...]

DFID: Cities and Infrastructure for Growth (CIG) – Burma

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for its newly launched major programme- Cities and Infrastructure for Growth (CIG) in Burma. CIG is in line with the goal of promoting global prosperity set out in the UK Aid Strategy. It will enable cities to function effectively, attract new businesses and create employment. It will provide reliable energy for households and businesses, thereby reducing production costs and … [Read more...]

DFID: Multi-stakeholder Forestry Programme phase 4 (MFP4) in Indonesia

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The Department for International Development (DFID) is considering procurement for a new Multi-stakeholder Forestry Programme (phase 4) to support Indonesia in its ambitions on sustainable timber and community forestry. The programme aims to build on earlier phases of the MFP programme and deliver an ambitious set of results on coverage of timber licences, export volumes of sustainably sourced timber, area under community forest management, and number and value of … [Read more...]

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