The Baa Atoll Conservation Fund (BACF) has invited for Call for pre-proposals for 2013/2014.
The focal areas which BACF aims to deliver benefits are in the areas of:
1. Program for the protection, conservation and management of biological and natural resources, biodiversity and nature protection in Baa Atoll,
2. Livelihood improvement program for Baa Atoll residents, focusing on projects that are in line with sustainability and atoll ecosystem conservation policies,
3. Research, awareness raising and education program, focused on protection, conservation and management of biological and natural resources, biodiversity and nature protection in Baa Atoll.
BACF will support small scale projects relating to the above 3 thematic areas and priority areas of work for 2013/2014, for activities that conserve and restore the environment while enhancing people's well-being and livelihoods, taking into consideration gender, vulnerability and equality concerns.
Grants will be made directly to civil society organizations (CSOs) with priority for national and local non-governmental organizations (NGOs), community-based organizations (CBOs), scientific community, women’s committees, schools, councils and resorts. Proposals from individuals are not entertained rather these proposals should come through in affiliation with any of the mentioned above.
The maximum grant amount obtainable per project is US$ 15,000 ( Two Hundred and Thirty One Thousand Three Hundred Maldivian Rufiya ) for a duration of up to 24 months.
The deadline for submission for Call for pre-proposal is 12 December 2013, Thursday, 1400hrs.
For more information please visit www.bacf.gov.mv.
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