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Panama Call for Proposals: Open Societies, COVID-19 Response, and Climate Change & Biodiversity

  • Eligibility:
    • Not-for-profit, civil society and multilateral organisations operating in Panama are eligible to apply
    • Assessment Criteria
      • strict alignment with aforementioned priority areas
      • evidence of urgent or priority need
      • activities are value for money (VfM) and cost-efficient
      • clear, tangible, and achievable deliverables within the funding period
      • clear monitoring and evaluation procedures included
      • good risk & stakeholder management
      • project feasibility, including capacity of implementing organisation and ability to deliver under current circumstances
      • sustainability – project benefits continue after the funding ends
      • the organisation’s safeguarding policies ensure gender equality and protection of beneficiaries (i.e. against harassment and discrimination of women and children)
      • administration costs for delivering the project do not exceed 10% of the total project budget
  • Funding amount:$10,000 to $30,000
  • Type of funding: Programmatic
  • Target countries: Panama
  • Application languages: English

The call for bids for project proposals that directly support open societies, COVID-19 response, and climate change & biodiversity is now open.

The Embassy is particularly interested in short-term interventions in the following specific areas:

  • Open societies (democracy, human rights, media freedom)
  • Open Data/Access to information – including but not limited to digitalisation of government services and information
  • Improving the quality of and access to government/national statistics/information
  • Supporting human rights
  • Supporting LGBT+ rights in Panama
  • Supporting Media Freedom
  • Supporting indigenous rights and inclusion in policymaking
  • Supporting Gender Equality in Panama
  • COVID-19, vaccines, recovery and health security
  • Supporting inclusive, green and sustainable economic recovery and growth after the impacts of the pandemic
  • Supporting data-driven initiatives to tackle Covid-19
  • Climate and Biodiversity
  • Tackling biodiversity loss/deforestation, with a particular interest on tackling this issue in the indigenous regions
  • Policy support in solid waste management and recycling
  • Capacity building and preparation ahead of COP26, including in climate negotiations and implementation of NDCs

Learn more and apply here

Status: Open

  • Grant

Funding Size: N/A

Deadline: Ongoing


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