The British Embassy Bishkek is looking to support a project that will contribute to UK’s efforts to support Kyrgyzstan on climate change.
We are looking for production of media content that will raise awareness, educate and inform a variety of audiences about the most critical climate change impacts. This content will also promote positive consumer behaviours that reduce Greenhouse Gas emissions and encourage protection of natural resources. The maximum value of this opportunity is £30,000.
Following a fair and competitive selection process, a partner will be chosen to deliver and complete activities between January and March 2023.
Bids should address all of the following areas:
Confirmation of the ability to scope and facilitate production of media content by the selected media outlet(s) that will raise awareness of audiences and promote positive consumption behaviours that reduce Greenhouse Gas emissions and encourage protection of natural resources.
Confirm that media outlets will continue climate change coverage once the project has concluded to ensure the narrative continues and that they will look for opportunities to amplify this work.
Provide data and metrics on the number of produced publications and reached audience assessed (by the selected media outlet(s) to measure the outcomes and impact.
Provide details of who are best placed to deliver this agenda. Selection and financial support decisions should demonstrate how they support Civil Society Organisations that have been chosen.
Confirm provision of grants will be undertaken to selected media outlet(s) to support climate change related reporting as per above.
Show how your proposal will focus on the following topics: recycling, re-use, minimal waste, climate friendly products, carbon footprints, ease of changing habits etc. and link directly to GHG emission reduction and positive outcomes for people and nature.
Responses should be sent electronically to the British Embassy in Bishkek at: UKin.KyrgyzRepublic@fcdo.gov.uk with the subject line ‘IP: Project bid and name of your organisation’.
Please ensure we have a clear point of contact for your bid (name, email, telephone contact).
Incomplete submissions will not be accepted.
Note that bidding is competitive and only selected projects will receive funding. The Embassy reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids without the obligation to inform the affected applicant/s of the grounds of such acceptance or rejection. Due to the volume of bids expected we will not be able to provide feedback on unsuccessful bids.
You must submit a completed application no later than 5pm Kyrgyzstan time, 8 December 2022.
Project proposals must have a clear purpose in line with our objective supported by achievable and measurable outputs (e.g., events and reports) and outcomes (i.e., what the project aims to help address through its activity).
You can provide project costs in US dollars, however you must also provide the equivalent value in pounds sterling.