The BPF supports viable, entrepreneurial business initiatives with a strong social impact. The BPF is initiated and financed by DGD, the Belgian Directorate-General for Development Cooperation, to stimulate private sector involvement in achieving the SDGs in developing countries.
Each applicant is preferably a partnership that brings together actors from the private sector, civil society, academia and/or the public sector. The partnership consists of a minimum of one business partner. The project must be part of the ‘core business’ of the company involved. The partners can be Belgian, European or international legal entities.
The projects must take place in one of these countries: Algeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, DR Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Palestine, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia.
Grant size: 50,000 and 200,000 euros
Deadline: 15 February, 2022