PFAN-Asia and USAID: Inviting Applications for Women-Led Clean Energy Businesses and Projects and Smart Solutions for Adaptable Communities and Cities

Donor Name: PFAN-Asia and USAID
Fund name: Not Found

Funding brief:
a. Women-Led Clean Energy Businesses and Projects: The USAID Private Financing Advisory Network-Asia (USAID PFAN-Asia), the International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy (ENERGIA) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB), announce a call for proposals for women entrepreneurs in clean energy. Selected woman entrepreneurs and organizations supporting the selected entrepreneurs will receive mentoring support from USAID PFAN-Asia with an aim to secure funding for upscaling their operations.

Award for Selected Projects: Selected projects/ organizations will receive the following support from USAID PFAN-Asia:
• Free one-on-one coaching for a total of 10 man-days to develop the business plan.
• Introduction to equity investors and/or debt providers and assistance to negotiate terms of investment/lending.
• Technical assistance (i.e. legal opinion, review of feasibility study and others). Note: the above support is provided in kind (not cash).

b. Smart Solutions for Adaptable Communities and Cities: The USAID Private Financing Advisory Network-Asia (USAID PFAN-Asia) is launching a call for proposal for Smart Solutions for Adaptable Communities and Cities. These solutions could be anything from apps on clean transport to pilot projects on climate-adaptable housing/buildings, water management, and waste management. Selected project developers, technology providers, innovators, and inventors will receive mentoring support from USAID PFAN-Asia with an aim to secure funding for upscaling their operations.

Award for Selected Projects: Selected projects will receive the following support from USAID PFAN-Asia: • A session of group mentoring.
• Free one-on-one coaching for a total of 10 man-days to develop the business plan.
•Introduction to equity investors and/or debt providers and assistance to negotiate terms of investment/lending.
•Technical assistance (i.e. legal opinion, review of feasibility study and others).
Note: the above support is provided in kind (not cash).

Type of Projects and Businesses Activities:
a. Women-Led Clean Energy Businesses and Projects: Biomass; Biofuels; Biogas; Energy Efficiency; Hydropower; Solar; Waste-to-Energy; Hybrid (a combination of two or more technical focuses); Energy Efficiency and Clean Transport;
b. Smart Solutions for Adaptable Communities and Cities: Water management, climate-adaptable buildings/housing; climate-adaptable and clean transport; waste management;

Deadline: 31st, March 2017
Funding details link: http://cti-pfan.net/news_and_blog/usaid-pfan-asia-launched-two-calls-for-proposals-in-asia-region/

Budget limit:
a. Women-Led Clean Energy Businesses and Projects: Project should be actively seeking capital up to $50 million size range;
b. Smart Solutions for Adaptable Communities and Cities: Project should be actively seeking capital up to $50 million size range;

Project start date: Not Found
Project duration: Not Found

Eligible organization:
a. Women-Led Clean Energy Businesses and Projects: Women entrepreneurs and organizations supporting the women entrepreneurs should be from the private sector, or be proposed as a public private partnerships, with a planned project in Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka, the Philippines, Thailand, or Vietnam.
b. Smart Solutions for Adaptable Communities and Cities: Project developers, technology providers, innovators, and inventors should be from the private sector, or be proposed as a public private partnerships, with a planned project in Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka, the Philippines, Thailand, or Vietnam.

Eligibility:
a. Women-Led Clean Energy Businesses and Projects: As above
b. Smart Solutions for Adaptable Communities and Cities: As above
Submission mail: asia@cti-pfan.net

Other important link:
a. Women-Led Clean Energy Businesses and Projects: http://cti-pfan.net/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Flyer-Women-CfP-170216.pdf
b. Smart Solutions for Adaptable Communities and Cities: http://cti-pfan.net/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Flyer-Smart-Solutions-for-Adaptable-Cities-n-Communities-CfP170215.pdf

How to apply:
Please email to asia@cti-pfan.net to obtain nomination form and application document.

 

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