Call for tenders China Network’s International Program Fund
Official development assistance (ODA) and non-ODA financing are available.
All projects should aim to promote, protect and improve human rights and the rule of law in Mainland China and Hong Kong. The issues we welcome offers on include, but are not limited to the following:
- China’s legal and judicial system
- Freedom of expression, including freedom of the media and the fight against disinformation
- Civil society organizations, including those working on labor, gender, LGBT rights and disability issues
- Religious and cultural rights
- Human rights defenders
- Technology and human rights
Offers will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
- Project design: feasibility of activities and results, including the capacity of the implementing organization to deliver results
- Impact: Bringing high impact, lasting and meaningful changes to open societies and human rights in China
- Sustainability and risks: clear commitment / buy-in from key stakeholders. Solid analysis of the main risks and action plan to manage and mitigate these risks
- Value for money: comparable and reasonable costs in relation to the number of direct beneficiaries and the scale of achievable results
Offers may also be assessed against official development assistance (ODA) eligibility rules, where applicable.
We draw your attention to the key points below:
- Proposals must be between £ 10,000 and £ 80,000 (105,000 RMB – 840,000 RMB).
- The entire project is scheduled to start and end between August 1, 2021 and March 31, 2022.
- All funding should be activity-based (ie not for overhead staff costs, office rental, etc.).
- Project proposals must be received by 11:59 p.m. (GMT) on Monday July 12. Late proposals will not be taken into account.
- Proposals should be submitted using the attached forms only (Project Proposal Form and Activity Based Budget), which should be completed in English.
- Proposals should be submitted to: