Here we have a number of note worthy news items:
EEP AFRICA 14th Call for Proposals now open
The 14th EEP Africa Call for Proposals invites applications from early stage off-grid and on-grid clean energy projects in active development phase in Southern and East Africa. We are looking for projects with strong Concept Innovation, Development Impact and Business Model & Financial Sustainability.
The EEP Innovation Window considers financing requests in the range of EUR 200,000 - 1,000,000 with a progressive co-financing share of minimum 30% of the total project budget. Financing requests below EUR 500,000 will in most cases be treated as a grant. Any amount of financing exceeding EUR 500,000 will automatically be considered as a repayable grant and require a minimum 50% co-financing share.
How to apply?
Please read carefully the Concept Note Application Guidelines (PDF) and other documents to get familiar with the eligibility criteria and application process. Most of the topics you are expected to cover in the Concept Note are listed in Section 4 Evaluation of the Application Guidelines. Eligible applicants are invited to submit Concept Notes before the deadline 28 June 2018, 13:00 (Helsinki time, GMT+3). In the second stage, selected applicants will be invited to submit a Full Proposal.
To start the application press the ‘Apply Here’ button. You will be able to save an unfinished application and continue and/or edit at a later stages without losing any entered information. Once you have fully completed your application (Concept Note) you should submit it to EEP Africa by pressing ‘Submit’. After submission changes to the Concept Note are not possible.
Please use this Concept Note Questions document (PDF) as an aid to collecting information for your submission – to preview the questions and draft the responses before entering them in the form. It is not an identical copy of the concept note form as some of the questions are business model specific and depend on the selection of e.g. project category. Please note that submitting the Concept Note in a document format by email is not accepted. You will need to fill in the web-based form to submit your Concept Note.
Clarifications to questions and Frequently Asked Questions will be published on the EEP Africa website. Enquiries and consultations regarding the specifics of individual applications are not allowed.
Any questions or clarification regarding the application form and process are to be sent no later than 31 May 2018 to email@example.com.
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FUNDING THROUGH THE GLOBAL INNOVATION FUND
Here they accept applications on a continuous basis, with no deadlines or ’rounds’ of funding. In addition to this open application window, we actively seek out investments. Our review process is highly selective and rigorous, and less than 10% of applicants are invited to submit full proposals.
The stages of your application
After having read and agreed to the important information surrounding our application process you will be ready to apply and redirected to our online portal. The initial application involves two parts.
First, you fill out an online application form with general information about your request for funding.
Second, you upload a short description of your innovation, which will be provided after completion of the online form.
If you are interested in applying for funding please make your way through the following steps in order to start your application:
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Find Funding from Global Innovation Exchange
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2nd Biomass Trade & BioEnergy Africa
Find out more about the 2nd Biomass Trade & BioEnergy Africa show to be held from 02-03 Oct, 2018 in Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA.
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