Schedule – RBF Call for Proposals


Step Activity 1st
Call
2nd
Call
3rd
Call
4th
Call
1

Open Call for proposals – Concept Note (CN)

1st January

1st May

1st September

TBC

2

Support to preparation of CN

1st to 17th January

1st to 30th May

1st to 19th Sept.

TBC

3

Deadline for submission CN

18th January

31st May

20th Sept.

TBC

4

Appraisal and shortlisting of CN

19th Jan. to 2nd Feb.

1st to 22nd June

21st Sept. to 8th Oct.

TBC

5

Invitation to shortlisted SMEs to prepare Full Proposals (FP) along with information/formats for SMEs and their Service Providers (SP)

5th February.

25th June

9th October

TBC

6

Support to preparation of FP

6th Feb. to 1st March

26th June to 25th July

10th Oct. to 7th Nov.

TBC

7

Deadline for submission FP

2nd March

26th July

8th November

TBC

8

Appraisal and preliminary selection of FP

5th to 21st March

27th July to 15th Aug

9th to 28th Nov.

TBC

9

Submission of selected applications + appraisals to EoD/RBF Board

22nd March

16th Aug

29th Nov.

TBC

10

Assessment by RBF Board

23rd March to 4th April

17th to 29th August

30th Nov. to 11th Dec.

TBC

11

Decision by RBF board

5th April

30th August

12th December

TBC

13

Grant Agreements – Preparation, negotiation and signing

10th April onwards

10th Sept. onwards

24th Dec. onwards

TBC