How to apply
You will need to apply online for Round 27 Darwin Initiative main projects through the Flexi-Grant application portal.
Before applying, please read the following guidance:
Once you have read the guidance, complete the Darwin Initiative Round 27 – Stage 1 application form on the Flexi-Grant application portal. For drafting purposes, you may find the Darwin Initiative round 27 – Stage 1 application form useful.
If you are invited to Stage 2, you will be asked to complete the stage 2 application form on the Flexi-Grant portal. For drafting purposes, you may find the Darwin Initiative round 27 – Stage 2 application form useful. There are two different budget templates for projects requesting over and under £100k from the Darwin budget:
All other relevant templates you will be required to complete as part of your application can be downloaded from within Flexi-Grant.
When to apply
There is a two-stage application process for main round Darwin projects. The timetable for Round 27 is set out below:
Who can apply
Please refer to the guidance for the list of countries eligible for the scheme. Organisations making the application must:
Level of funding
Darwin projects should be a minimum of £50,000 and no more than £500,000. Further information on the size of Darwin Projects can be found in the Round 27 guidance notes for applicants.