Possibilities for collaboration
In order to receive support and establish collaboration, please read through the criteria for support prior to contacting us for further details.
1. SwedBio gives priority to initiatives that are relevant to poor people in local communities in developing countries and at the same time contribute to learning, communication of results, and policy development of national, regional and global relevance, and that seek and promote dialogue between different types of stakeholders, disciplines and knowledge systems.
2. SwedBio supports first and foremost networks, independent action-oriented research institutes, think-tank institutions, and civil society organisations, primarily based in developing countries with implementing activities in developing countries.
3. SwedBio does not support organisations that are only of national character i.e. al supported work must have regional and global relevance and links.
4. Support is entitled to strengthen capacity and contribute to organisational development of developing countries civil society and official organisations and networks.
5. All supporting entities must be managed by recipients with adequate organisational structure and management capacity (transparent, accountable, and democratic, with a balanced representation of relevant parties, including gender).
6. Priority for support is given to initiatives that do not receive substantial support from other Swedish sources.
7. SwedBio only provide grants to organisations coordinating participation from several southern-based groups and countries.
8. SwedBio does not sponsor individuals with either e.g. research grants or to participate in meetings/workshops.
9. SwedBio usually do not enter into a contribution if there are no other donors.
10. For shorter projects or contributions to participation of developing country stakeholders in international negotiations SwedBio can consider being the only donor.
SwedBio actively seeks funding, donors and partners to be able to contribute to development country programmes.
Interested organisations can contact Programme Director Maria Schultz.