World Food Programme (WFP) is seeking applications for Cooperating Partners’ Innovation Fund which aims to promote collaboration with NGOs in the design and development of new tools and approaches for food assistance. The objective of this program is to provides early stage funding for Partners developing promising tools or approaches for the design and delivery of efficient, effective, scalable food assistance.
The focus of this Fund in 2013 is the ‘Cash and Voucher’ programming as a key opportunity for collaboration.
WFP will administer flexible grant funding to openly competed proposals. There is approximately $1 million available in total for all awards combined. Proposals will be passed through external, independent review. Within the available resources, there is no pre-determined maximum or minimum award.
Eligibility & Criteria
Eligible applicants include national and international NGOs with valid registration in the country from where the application is initiated and, if different, with documented authorization to work in the country or countries where the proposed innovation will be developed. If selected applicants are not already WFP Cooperating Partners, WFP will undertake standard due diligence to ensure suitability of a partnership relationship prior to issuing an award.
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