Application Process
Application Process


Application Process

Please note that the IIPSA RFP that opened on 2 May 2014, closed on 2 June 2014. However the IIPSA Secretariat (DBSA) once again invites applicants with eligible project proposals to apply for IIPSA funding. Kindly ensure that project proposals meet the IIPSA criteria as outlined in the Online Application Guide.

Online Application:  

Application Procedure

All interested applicants should complete the online application form and provide the required documentation. Include all relevant forms and documentation as requested per online application form.
For more information, please click on the link below for the required information and instructions on how to complete the online application process. Applicants are strongly recommended to read this guide prior to completing the application.
Application Procedure: Required Information

The Evaluation of Applications

Proposals which fulfil the criteria will be assessed according to the criteria listed below. Please note that the evaluation criteria will be adjusted according to the development and implementation phase of the project and the financial product applied for.
For more information, please click on the link below that shows the development and implementation phase of the project and the information required for the application to be considered for selection. 
The Evaluation of Applications: Development and Implementation Phase

In brief the process described below will be followed by the DBSA.

Step 1: 

The proposals will be received and reviewed by the DBSA against the eligibility criteria and checked to ensure that the documents are complete and that all necessary information is included. 

Step 2:

Eligible and complete applications will either be approved for due diligence or rejected by the IIPSA Project Steering Committee.  Applicants are updated on the outcome of the process.

Step 3:

Project proposals accepted from step 2 will undergo a due diligence with a final recommendation and funding proposal to the IIPSA Project Steering Committee for approval or rejection.  This process may require additional detailed information from the applicant.

Step 4:

Once approved by the IIPSA Project Steering Committee a non-objection will be requested from the EU Delegation to South Africa.

Step 5:

The applicant will be informed of the final decision.
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