Darwin Initiative Extra will provide grants between £600,000 and £5 million, for projects that are on a clear scaling pathway: building on good evidence from smaller projects and demonstrating the potential to scale further by completion and delivering strong results for biodiversity conservation and multidimensional poverty reduction. Darwin Initiative Extra projects should last between 2 to 5 years maximum.
Applications to Round 30 of Darwin Initiative Extra are now closed.
The latest application Round opened on Monday 22nd May 2023.
Applications to Darwin Initiative Extra are a single stage process, with an interview for shortlisted candidates.
- Deadline for applications: Monday 18th September 2023
- Shortlisted applicants will be invited to provide clarifications from: late November – Sunday 31st December 2023
- Shortlisted applications will be invited to interview (remote): Monday 15th – Friday 19th January 2024
Results are expected by end of February 2024 at the earliest.
Expected start date for successful projects is from 1st April 2024.
Before applying, you should first read the Guidance documents found under How to Apply.
Once you have read the general guidance, complete the Darwin Initiative Extra Round 30 application form on the Flexi-Grant application portal. If you are invited to interview, you may be asked to provide clarifications on the feedback provided upon the review of your application.
For drafting purposes, you may find the Word version of the Darwin Initiative Extra Round 30 application form below useful.
The budget spreadsheet for Darwin Initiative Extra projects can be found below:
Additional materials that you will be required to complete as part of your application can be found below or downloaded from within Flexi-Grant.
For further queries, see our Frequently Asked Questions.