Apply For The British Council’s DICE Fund That Supports The Development Of Creative And Social Enterprises (Up to £2 million in grants)

About the Collaboration Grants

What: Jointly awarded to UK and partner country organisations to co-develop initiatives that will strengthen creative and social enterprises in one of five countries.
Value: £20,000 – £85,000
Who can apply: UK organisations jointly with international partners (from one of the five overseas DICE countries)
Location of intervention: one of five partner countries (Brazil, Egypt, Indonesia, Pakistan or South Africa)

Collaboration Grants will be jointly awarded to organisations in Brazil, Egypt, Indonesia, Pakistan and South Africa working in partnership with a UK organisation to deliver interventions that they have co-developed.

These interventions are expected to last 12-15 months and be delivered in one of the five overseas DICE countries. They must aim to strengthen creative and social enterprises that specifically focus on empowering women and girls, fostering youth employment, supporting people with disabilities, and/or engaging other marginalised groups.

Applications for the Collaboration Grants will open from 3 September 2018. The application deadline for projects in Brazil, Egypt, Indonesia and Pakistan will be 11 November. The application deadline for projects in South Africa will be 25 November.

All applications must be developed, drafted and submitted jointly by the two partner organisations, one of which must be based in the UK and the other in one of the five designated countries.

The UK applicant need not have previously secured a Scoping and Business Development Grant to be eligible for a Collaboration Grant.

The value of the Collaboration Grants will range between £20,000 – £85,000 with the amount jointly awarded to the two organisations.

Eligibility

  • The fund targets UK organisations jointly with international partners working in one of five partner countries (Brazil, Egypt, Indonesia, Pakistan or South Africa)

The partners draw on the grants to co-design and co-deliver interventions that support the development of creative and social enterprises that specifically aim to:

  • empower women and girls;
  • foster youth employment; and/or
  • promote the inclusion and economic empowerment of disabled people or other marginalised groups.

 

 

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