Guidance

FCO Cyber Security Capacity Building Programme 2016 to 2017

The FCO Cyber Security Capacity Building Programme invites project proposals for the financial year 2016-17.

Documents

Guidelines for bidding

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Project proposal form – guidance for implementers

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Example activity based budget

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Standard FCO grant contract

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Project concept form

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Project proposal form

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Detail

The purpose of the Cyber Security Capacity Building Programme is to deliver a coherent portfolio of transformational projects, building on previous efforts, to reduce the cyber threat to the UK. We now invite proposals for projects to start in the financial year 2016-17.

We are looking for transformational projects where there are clear UK interests and that make a measurable impact on these objectives:

  • Reduce the threat to the UK from overseas
  • Promote an open, secure & resilient cyberspace
  • Protect the UK’s critical interests overseas

The Bidding Process

Project proposals are welcomed from any organisation with: the proven track record to deliver on time and budget; effective networks, especially with host governments, and; expertise to deliver transformational change.

Bids should be submitted to the FCO Cyber Security Capacity Building Programme at cybercapacity.building@fco.gov.uk as follows:

  • 14 December – Submit initial concepts
  • 13 January – Submit full concept bids
  • 12 February – Submit full project bids
  • 2 March – Programme Board approves projects
  • 1 April – Projects start