The King Baudouin Foundation is seeking applications for its Business Partnership Facility (BPF) Grants Program to give financial support to companies contributing to SDGs in developing countries. The BPF is initiated and financed by the Belgian Directorate-General for Development Cooperation (DGD) to stimulate private sector involvement in achieving the SDGs in developing countries.
This call is open to projects in different sectors, but the project must focus on at least one of these three themes:
- Climate, environment, and biodiversity
Gender and female entrepreneurship
Decent work and social protection
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 – 200,000 Euros
Deadline: January 31st, 2023