Challenge Fund of the Czech-UNDP Partnership

Proposals Due 6.5 2019. The main goal is to bring not only Czech expertise but also unique innovative solutions for SDGs to partner countries, focusing on Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia and the Republic of Moldova. Focus Areas: Economic Growth, Innovative Technology, Natural Resources Management, Sustainable Agriculture, Waste Management, Energy Efficiency/Renewable Energy.

The Fund is looking for innovative solutions that generate improvement and value, especially by introducing, new methods, ideas, or products. Proposed solutions need to be sustainable and have a potential for scale up.

Eligible applicants include Czech private sector, NGOs, universities, state institutions or research centers. Applicants are required to engage local partners to assure viability in local conditions, and to promote sustainability and scalability of the solution.

Grants Range: USD $20,000 – $40,000 (applicants will provide co-funding of at least 20% of the total cost of the project). Project Duration: up to 1 year.

Call for Proposals
http://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=54473

Czech-UNDP Partnership for the SDGs
http://www.eurasia.undp.org/content/rbec/en/home/partnerships/aid-effectiveness-partnerships/czech-undp-partnership.html