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British Council seeking Proposals for DICE Digital R&D Fund

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted December 6, 2020 from Brazil
Expired on December 14, 2020
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The British Council is seeking proposals for the Developing Inclusive and Creative Economies (DICE) Digital R&D Fund to support the development and delivery of 20 co-designed ‘digital experiences’ that contribute to the DICE programme’s mission and ethos.

The Fund will also support the creation of a community of practice across the 20 partnerships to share learning from digital experiences.

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Digital experiences should:
1) Be delivered between February and May 2021.
2) Be designed by, with and/or for groups that are often disadvantaged in the economy, including but not limited to youth, women or people with disabilities.
3) Be tailored and produced for specific groups, such as creative social entrepreneurs, artists and policymakers.
4) Enable the DICE Digital Partners to enhance and improve their own digital confidence, capabilities and infrastructure.
5) Create a genuine connection and camaraderie between the participants.

Organisations that wish to apply must be based in a DICE country (Brazil, Egypt, Indonesia, Pakistan, South Africa and the UK) and must submit their application together with a partner organisation in another DICE country.

The value of each of these grants will range between £7,000 – £15,000.

The application must be received before 23:59 GMT on 15 December 2020.

For more information, please visit https://www.britishcouncil.org/dice-digital-rd-fund

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Dec 06, 2020
Dec 06, 2020

Friendly reminders:
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2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and attests usually required by calls such this one);
3. Write (baby steps...) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Don't forget to visit regularly the World Pulse website and:
a) Go to Menu (left upper corner);
b) Click on Explore Topics OR Explore Regions;
c) Type the name of your country in the Search space;
d) Then search for offers that may suit you;
6. Share the opportunities that do not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network.

Jill Langhus
Dec 07, 2020
Dec 07, 2020

Thanks, Ana.