Challenge application

1. PROJECT
DATE OF IMPLEMENTATION: [NO MORE THAN 12 MONTHS]
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Between US$20,000 and US$40,000
2. APPLICANT – CONTACT DETAILS
CONTACT PERSON

The Applicant is kindly asked to inform the ‘Czech-UNDP Partnership for s’ about any contact details change during the implementation of the project via procurement.irh@undp.org.

3. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF THE PROJECT

Please summarize a project intervention, proposed innovative solution and the its expected results in targeted county.

4. CONTEXT, PROBLEM ANALYSIS AND BENEFICIARIES

Please briefly elaborate on the current situation, challenge solution and local demands for a proposed solution; identify the project beneficiaries – the target group(s); describe proposed innovative solution and its relevance for the country/target group.

  • What is a degree of innovation and/or level of novelty of the proposed solution?
  • Is the proposed solution new to the global industry and/or only to local market?
  • Does the proposed solution bring a new idea, approach, product and/or service to a target group?
  • Please state a potential for scale up and replication.

Please mark SDGs relevant to the proposed solution:

Please select at least one relevant SDG.
5. ESTIMATED RESULTS

Please describe the estimated overall development impact and intervention logic of the proposed innovative solution including potential intervention scale-up and replication.

6. ACTIVITIES

Please describe in detail the planned activities and timeline of proposed solution.

7. BUDGET

Applications must include a detailed estimated budget breakdown in balance using the EXCEL SHEET (Annex 3 to the ToR), in which the estimated costs are identified. These costs shall be given in USD. The estimated budget shall also be summarized below:

This is required.
Total costs should be minimum US$25000.
Minimum 20% of total costs.
This is required.
Minimum 20% of total costs.
Between US$20,000 and US$40,000

The applicants provide co-funding of at least 20% of the total cost of the project. Co-funding can be in-kind. Co-funding above the minimum threshold is preferred and will be taken into account during evaluation.

Please describe value for money and cost effectiveness (the extent to which the proposed solution is expected to achieve its results at lower cost compared with alternatives).

8. SUSTAINABILITY

Please provide information on the sustainability of the proposed actions. The following aspects of sustainability should be considered:

  • Financial Sustainability (How will the activities be financed after the CFCS funding ends?);
  • Environmental Sustainability (Will the proposed solution contribute to the quality of environment on a long-term basis?);
  • Social Sustainability (How the proposed solution promotes wellbeing of people and understanding of their needs?).
9. LOCAL PARTNER(S)
CONTACT PERSON
10. PROJECT MANAGEMENT

The Applicant should describe how the project will be managed, including the role of partners. The Applicant should provide a description of its relevant competences and previous experience as well as those of the key staff who will be involved in the project implementation (according to their profiles or CVs) as a proof of its capacity to implement project effectively.

11. PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE OF SIMILAR PROJECTS

Please present previous experience within the area of expertise.

12. RISK MANAGEMENT

Please list the potential risks and your mitigation strategy.

13. ATTACHMENTS TO THE APPLICATION:

CVs of Experts

Budget in the Breakdown Form (Excel Sheet) Download spreadsheet template here.

Extract from Public Registry, i.e. Commercial Register [Obchodní rejstřík] or another according to the type of the applicant

The declaration of the partnership with local partner in form of the Letter or Contract

Any other relevant documents supporting the application like patent registration or additional contracts with partners from the Czech Republic etc.

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