Haiti Bilateral Programme Fund: Call for Bids 2016
The British Embassy Port Au Prince is pleased to announce a call for proposals for its Bilateral Programme Budget (BPB) for the period 2016-2017.
The British Embassy Port Au Prince invites project proposals for its 2016 Bilateral Programme Fund. This year’s priority areas are:
- Human Rights, Democracy, Governance. Promote good governance, and further inclusion of under-represented groups into Haitian society, by:
- Increasing civic education around the holding of free and fair elections
- Supporting the exercising of democracy beyond elections
- promoting the inclusion of women, children, older people, people with disability, LGBT people and ethnic minorities,
- promoting freedom of religion or belief, freedom of expression, protection of journalists and their access to public information
- supporting economic development of under-represented groups, including through entrepreneurship and co-operatives,
- tackling modern day slavery,
- tackling challenges around access to justice and the penal system
- Strengthening public administration and civil society
- Climate Change, Environment and Disaster Resilience
- increasing disaster management capacity and preparedness,
- increasing resilience against the impact of climate change
- tackling land degradation, deforestation and promoting drought preparedness
The deadline for bids is 15 July 2016. Please forward applications to: firstname.lastname@example.org with 2016 Bilateral Programme Fund in the subject line
- Maximum project cost is GBP £10,000 or HTG 90 000
- All project activity must be completed before 16 December 2016.
- Administrative costs cannot be included. We cannot fund transport, food, per diems, or staff salaries.
- Each bid must have a costed activities-based budget included.
- If the project requires the support from a Ministry or entity affiliated with the Haitian State, a letter of support from them for the project is required.
- The Embassy will disburse funds after activity takes place, not in advance. The embassy will require documentation for all project activity (eg receipts) for audit purposes.
- Preselected projects will be invited to make a presentation before the Embassy’s Bilateral Programme Budget Board. This includes the presence of a governmental/related entity representative.
- Due to the large number of bids received, we may not be able to give detailed feedback to unsuccessful bids.
- Projects that do not meet with the terms agreed upon in the contract, whose monitoring proves difficult or cannot justify expenses in due course, will be cancelled.