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.
How to apply for a Collaboration Grant
Please read About the Collaboration Grant for an overview. For details, application guidance and timelines, please download the Collaboration Grant Guidelines as well as the Step-by-Step Application Guide below.
(Note that these Guidelines were updated on 3 October 2018 to indicate that in Brazil, priority will be given to interventions delivered in the cities of Belo Horizonte, Recife, Rio de Janeiro, Santos, and São Paulo).
To register your interest in applying, please complete this short survey. We will then send you a link and log in for our online application site.
Prospective applicants should also download the DICE Collaboration Grant Budget Template (see below) which must be used to complete Section 7 of the Collaboration Grant application.
Below, please find replies to three sets of clarification questions about the Collaboration Grants. The first respond to questions received between 3 September and 1 October 2018, the second to questions received between 1 and 12 October, and the third to questions received between 13 and 30 October.
Please send additional clarification questions to DICEteam@britishcouncil.org and we will post replies to these questions on this webpage on 1 November 2018.