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...]

DFID: Independent Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Provider for the Good Governance Fund

Deadline: 16 August 2017 DFID is seeking applications for its programme entitled "Independent Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Provider for the Good Governance Fund". The Good Governance Fund (GGF) is a highly responsive, adaptive, demand-led fund, largely focused on the provision of technical assistance in support of governance and economic reform in Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). Established in 2015, the GGF has funding approved until March 2021. The … [Read more...]

DFID: Women’s Integrated Sexual Health Programme for Africa & Asia

Deadline: 12 July 2017 The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID), as a signatory to the global Family Planning (FP) 2020 agreement, is currently seeking applications for its Women’s Integrated Sexual Health (WISH) programme across Africa and Asia with the commitment to doubling its spending on FP by providing services to an additional 24 million girls and women worldwide by 2020. As the UK’s principle lead in working to end extreme poverty, DFID is significantly scaling-up its … [Read more...]

The British Academy: Tackling Slavery, Human Trafficking and Child Labour in Modern Business

Deadline: 19 July 2017 The British Academy in partnership with the Department for International Development (DfID), is seeking applications for its competitive research funding "Tackling Slavery, Human Trafficking and Child Labour in Modern Business" to provide an opportunity for researchers to undertake projects which deliver research excellence with development impact. This programme will fund excellent, policy-oriented research, aimed at addressing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals … [Read more...]

UKAID Call for Proposals: Human Development Innovation Fund (HDIF) Round 3

Deadline: 8 September 2017 The Human Development Innovation Fund (HDIF) is seeking applications for its pilot and scale-up projects with an aim to identify and support innovative and market‐driven solutions that have the potential to create social impact in Education, Health and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) across Tanzania. HDIF is a UKAID challenge fund programme managed by a Palladium Group‐ led consortium in Tanzania. HDIF works in close partnership with the Tanzania Commission for … [Read more...]

DFID Call for Applications: Strengthening Economic Growth in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan

Deadline: 2 October 2017 The UK's Department for International Development, DFID Central Asia has launched a new competition opportunity in 2017, seeking partners for two new multi-million programmes to promote economic growth in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan Economic Policy Facility. This programme will turn high-level political support for growth and prosperity initiatives into realistic policies, strategies and plans which improve the economies, governance, resilience and delivery capability in … [Read more...]

DFID: Support for the Federal Government of Somalia to Strengthen Domestic Revenue Generation and Macroeconomic Management 2017 – 2020

Deadline: 19 June 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) in Somalia is currently seeking applications to deliver a programme supporting the Federal Government of Somalia on domestic revenue mobilisation and macroeconomic management. An Early Market Engagement Event is planned to inform the market of the upcoming opportunity. Date of Event: 21st June 2017 Event Aims The event aims to: Provide an introduction to the programme and the Draft ToR Give suppliers … [Read more...]

DFID: Apply for Flexible Governance and Stability Fund – Zimbabwe

Deadline: 19 June 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for Flexible Governance and Stability Fund - Zimbabwe. The programme would aim to support economic governance reforms in Zimbabwe, thereby creating an enabling environment for economic growth and helping Zimbabwe lift millions out of poverty. It would help strengthen the rule of law in Zimbabwe and would help create the space for UK-Zimbabwe trade and investment … [Read more...]

Apply for GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund Round 2!

Deadline: 16 July 2017 Applications are open for "The GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund" which is funded by UK Department for International Development (DFID), and supported by the GSMA and its members. The fund provides selected start-ups in Africa and Asia with grant funding, technical assistance, and the opportunity to partner with mobile operators in their markets to help scale their products and services into sustainable businesses with positive socio-economic … [Read more...]

DFID Call for Applications: Health Pool Trust Fund (HPF) 3

Deadline: 23 June 2017 DFID South Sudan is in the process of developing a business case for a programme to follow on from the Health Pooled Fund when this closes in 2018. This is likely to be an evolution of the current programme with the integration of the community-based support for children under 5 currently provided by a separate project. The focus will likely remain on service delivery but we are open to considering innovative approaches to reaching those most in need. Given the … [Read more...]

DFID Call for Applications: Girls Education South Sudan 2

Deadline: 21 June 2017 The UK's Department for International Development, DFID South Sudan is currently seeking applications for its program Girls Education South Sudan 2. DFID South Sudan is developing a business case for a comprehensive education sector programme. This follows on from the 6 year Girls Education South Sudan (GESS) ending September 2018. This programme successfully led to a significant increase in girls registering and completing their primary education, supporting schools and … [Read more...]

Nuffic Call for Proposals: Inviting Libyans for MSP-Tailor-Made Training Program

Deadline: 8 June 2017 The Nuffic is seeking proposals for its MSP Tailor-Made Training (TMT) Program to provide training opportunities for Libyans who are not able to participate in the regular MSP programme due to the ongoing political conflict. The ongoing political conflict has affected the work flow of all relevant institutions in Libya, affecting the ability to provide services in vital sectors such as water management, port control and agriculture. The objective of the call is to … [Read more...]

DFID: Supporting the Implementation of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (SITFA) Programme

Deadline: 7 June 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking to source an external M&E consultancy to support DFID (2017 to 2021) that will provide independent monitoring and evaluation of the Trade for Development Supporting the Implementation of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (SITFA) Programme. Objectives The objectives of this programme are to: support DFID in its management of SITFA and its oversight of the implementation programmes … [Read more...]

DFID’s Syria Education Program: Providing Access to Quality Education for Children and Young People

Deadline: 24 May 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently inviting applicants for its Syria Education Program to discuss and explore how best to implement an education programme inside Syria under a multi-year agreement potentially starting from January 2018 and likely to run for 3 years. DFID intends to discuss the possible scope of the work with a view to helping inform design of this potential programme. In particular, DFID would like to understand current … [Read more...]

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