On 15 October Hospital Partnerships – Global funding programme will be announcing its next founding round. This programme is supporting existing and new partnership projects with various health-related topics around the globe. The programme was started by BMZ and Else Kröner-Fresenius-Stiftung (EKFS) in 2017 and implemented by GIZ in cooperation.
Who can apply?
German organisations that wish to work with health institutions in a low or middle income country on projects that will improve people’s health care on the ground. Eligible to apply are German non-profit and public health organisations, i.e. hospitals, non-profit enterprises, registered associations, non-governmental organisations and federations. On the partner side, the health institution involved must be linked to the public health system.
What kind of support is provided?
Maximum buget EUR 50,000 over a maximum period of two years. If follow-on funding is approved, partnerships may receive up to a total of 5 years of funding.
You may apply for funding for travel expenses, training costs and, to a limited extent, for materials and equipment, and administrative costs.
- October 2020 Submission of applications for funding
- November 2020 Selection of partnership projects
- December 2020 Notification of applicants of the success/refusal of the application
- January 2021 Preparation and drafting of contracts
- February 2021 Start of project implementation