The Third Call for Proposals is now Open. Please note that the deadline to submit an application is March 15, 2013.

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) is pleased to announce the 3rd call for proposals of the Migration and Development Fund (MDF). Award amounts will range from 350,000 EUR to 500,000 EUR per project.

We invite not-for-profit organizations, such as migrant associations and NGOs working on migration and development related activities, as well as for profit entities such as financial institutions, money transfer operators, business development companies, etc. from West Africa to apply.

The Migration and Development Fund under this Call for Proposal will finance new and innovative products for reducing the costs of remittances in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) (Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Senegal and Togo). Other countries within the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) region (Cape Verde, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone) will be considered on a case by case basis.

Eligible applicants for this Call for Proposal must be registered and incorporated in Africa.

Please follow the 3 steps below to apply.

1.) Register your institution

2.) Download the proposal form (Please read the Guidance Notes in full before completing this form)

3.) Submit the proposal form

Note : After completing the registration step, the MDF team will review your information. If approved, you will be sent a proposal code, which will allow you to complete the application process. You must have a proposal code in order to download a proposal form and submit your proposal.