Request for Concept Notes
The Global Fund to End Modern Slavery (GFEMS) is pleased to announce new funding available to combat modern slavery through an agreement with the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID). GFEMS will distribute approximately USD 15M across 14 opportunities in support of its overall Theory of Change. These opportunities fall into the following categories:
Overseas Labour Recruitment – India & Bangladesh
Commercial Sexual Exploitation (of Children) – India & Bangladesh
Apparel – India & Bangladesh
Please find the Fund’s full Request for Concept Notes below. The 14 opportunities consist of evidence-based interventions, experimental innovations, or a combination thereof; consult the Request for more details. Applicants must submit an 8-page concept note in the required template by Monday September 2nd at 11:59 pm EDT to be considered for any funding. Applicants may submit a letter of interest in order to access additional GFEMS research that will support design work.
Notice: Extended Deadline Monday, September 2nd at 11:59pm EDT
Intervention/Combination Award Ceiling: USD 5M
Intervention/Combination Award Floor: USD 500K
Intervention Period of Performance: 24 months
Innovation Ceiling: USD 250K per innovation
Innovation Period of Performance: 18 months
Call for concept notes released: July 25, 2019
Questions Deadline: August 8, 2019, 11:59 pm EDT. You may email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Letter of Interest Deadline: August 15, 2019, 11:59 pm EDT. Please submit your letter of interest to email@example.com with the subject Opportunity X.X [Question/Letter of Interest/Concept Note]”. For example, if submitting a letter of interest for opportunity 2.1, your subject line should read “Opportunity 2.1 Letter of Interest. Please submit your letter of intent as a PDF.
Concept Note Deadline: Monday September 2nd at 11:59 pm EDT. Please submit your concept note by the above deadline to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject Opportunity X.X [Question/Letter of Interest/Concept Note]”. For example, if submitting a letter of interest for opportunity 2.1, your subject line should read “Opportunity 2.1 Letter of Interest. Please submit your concept note as a PDF.
Notification of acceptance to the co-creation phase: September 20, 2019, 11:59 pm EDT.