P4G Partnership Fund: Inviting applications for ‘grant’ to fund and support public-private partnerships with innovative projects in developing countries.

Funding brief: P4G is seeking to fund and support public-private partnerships with innovative projects in developing countries. These projects should be aimed at bettering the social, environmental and economic status of the communities (local to global) in which they work. Partnerships can apply for start-up funding of up to USD 100,000 or scale-up funding of up to USD 1 million for projects in five Sustainable Development Goal areas: food and agriculture; water; energy; cities and the circular economy.

P4G offers financial support and targeted assistance to select public-private partnerships that are advancing innovative strategies to achieve the following five UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs):
SDG 2 Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture
SDG 6 Water and Sanitation
SDG 7 Clean Energy
SDG 11 Sustainable Cities and Communities
SDG 12 Responsible Consumption and Production (circular economy)

P4G will provide funding only to partnerships in the start-up and scale-up phases of development and growth.
Start-up: Promising, early-stage partnerships that need support to consolidate the partnership or test the feasibility of innovative approaches.
Scale-up: Partnerships that are already engaged in promising, business-driven green growth innovations and need support to scale up and accelerate their impact.

Partnerships in the start-up phase may apply for up to USD 100,000. P4G funding should represent a maximum of 75 percent of the partnership’s budget. Partnerships in the scale-up phase may apply for up to USD 1 million, with P4G funding a maximum of 50 percent of the partnership’s budget. P4G funding is for a period of one to two years (12 – 24 months), depending on the needs of the partnership.

P4G has begun to identify Learning Communities – clusters of P4G Partnerships working in the same thematic area who can share knowledge with one another and collaborate towards broader goals. Learning Communities in 2019 include:
New Plastics Markets
Food Loss and Waste
Sustainable Infrastructure
Innovative Financing & Business Models Enabled by Technology
Zero Emission Transportation
Renewable Energy Finance

P4G will give preference to applications aligned with these six identified Communities of Learning, and potentially with other existing P4G partnerships, as new learning communities may emerge.

Donor Name: P4G Partnership Fund
Funding name: P4G Partnership Fund

Deadline: Applications due by November, 14th, 2019

Funding details link: Click to view

Funding limit: Partnerships can apply for start-up funding of up to USD 100,000 or scale-up funding of up to USD 1 million.

Special Notes: Please contact with the donor directly for further clarification and understanding.

Project start date: Not Found

Project duration: Two years (12 – 24 months)

Eligible organization: As below

Eligibility: The Eligibility Checklist provides a list of the basic qualifications required to be eligible to become a P4G Partnership. Review the list to ensure that your partnership fits within P4G’s requirements. The link to the online application form will become available after you have completed the eligibility questions on the Checklist page.

Primary SDG Focus: Partnership activities must focus on one or more of P4G’s five target SDGs: Zero Hunger (2); Clean Water and Sanitation (6); Affordable and Clean Energy (7); Sustainable Cities and Communities (11); Responsible Consumption and Production (12). For more information about these SDGs, or to see the complete list of SDGs, go to https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/sustainable-development-goals/. 2. Start-up or Scale-up:

Partners: The partnership must include at least one commercial partner (a business or group of businesses) and at least one non-commercial partner (non-governmental organizations, civil society, business member organizations, associations, trade unions, or others that operate on a non-profit basis). The administrative partner (the contractual recipient of P4G funds) must be a legally registered non-commercial entity. The commercial partners must be committed to responsible business conduct by integrating human rights, labor rights, environmental concerns, and anti-corruption concerns into their operations and core strategies. The partnership must be able to secure support from a relevant government entity, though the government entity does not necessarily need to be a formal partner in the partnership.

Additionality: The partnership’s work must be “additional” to what is already happening or what would naturally happen in the marketplace. To be eligible for P4G funding, partnerships must not be primarily focused on traditional commercial business development (i.e. expansion of a core business offering), or traditional international development (i.e. programming that bilateral and multilateral funders have traditionally covered).

Market Potential: The partnership must be designed to overcome financial, institutional, operational, or other critical barriers to meeting the SDGs with an innovative, scalable, and commercially viable solution.

Type of Organization Allowed to manage P4G funds as administrative partner? Allowed to receive P4G funds from administrative partner?*
Non-profit Organization, Including Business Associations Yes Yes
Non-profit Organization Located in Non-ODA-eligible Country Yes Yes
P4G Board Members: Country and Corporate Partners No No
P4G Managing Partner: WRI No No
P4G Board Members: Organizational Partner (Excludes WRI) No Yes, by exception on a caseby-case basis
P4G National Platform No Yes, by exception on a caseby-case basis
For-profit Organization (Including Bcorporations), Not on P4G Board No Yes, by exception on a caseby-case basis
Multilateral Government Organization No No
Non-legally Registered Partner No No
Academic Institution No Yes
Public Institution, Including Municipally-owned Entity, Publiclyowned Utilities No Yes

Eligible Country: Start-up partnership activities must benefit one or more of the P4G partner countries that are eligible for P4G funding: Bangladesh, Colombia, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico, South Africa, and Vietnam. P4G has a strong preference for scale-up partnerships whose activities benefit these countries, as well, but will also consider exceptional scale-up partnership applications that benefit other ODA-eligible developing countries. Partnerships not active in any partner country must request an exception according to the instructions below.* See list of ODA-eligible countries at http://www.oecd.org/dac/financing-sustainabledevelopment/development-finance-standards/daclist.htm. Note that P4G funding can be used for activities in any ODA-eligible countries, as long as one or more P4G partner countries is included.

Submission mail: Not found

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