British Council’s Developing Inclusive and Creative Economies (DICES) Fund Collaboration Grants
Application Deadline: 25 November 2018
What: Jointly awarded to UK and partner country organisations to co-develop initiatives that will strengthen creative and social enterprises in one of five countries.
Value: £20,000 – £85,000
Who can apply: UK organisations jointly with international partners (from one of the five overseas DICE countries)
Location of intervention: one of five partner countries (Brazil, Egypt, Indonesia, Pakistan or South Africa)
The DICE Fund will award £2 million in grants to support the growth of creative and social enterprise in Brazil, Egypt, Indonesia, Pakistan, South Africa and the UK.
The DICE Fund is part of the wider DICE programme which was set up to tackle entrenched issues of unemployment and unequal economic growth in these six countries.
Two types of grants are awarded through the DICE Fund: Scoping and Business Development Grants (now closed) and Collaboration Grants (applications open on 3 September, 2018).
These grants are jointly awarded to partnerships comprising a UK-based organisation and a partner in another DICE country.
The partners draw on the grants to co-design and co-deliver interventions that support the development of creative and social enterprises that specifically aim to:
- empower women and girls;
- foster youth employment; and/or
- promote the inclusion and economic empowerment of disabled people or other marginalised groups.
The value of the Collaboration Grants will range between £20,000 – £85,000 with the amount jointly awarded to the two organisations.
- Applications for the Collaboration Grants will open from 3 September 2018.
- The application deadline for projects in Brazil, Egypt, Indonesia and Pakistan will be 11 November.
- The application deadline for projects in South Africa will be 25 November.
Applications should be prepared and submitted by the partner organisations. To begin the application process, please complete this short survey . We will then email you a link and log in to our online application site.
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