Request for Proposal (RFP)

BTFEC/PGM/14-15/RFP-001                                                                                                      28 August 2014

The Bhutan Trust Fund for Environmental Conservation (BTFEC) is an independent grant making organization, mandated by Royal Charter of 1996 “…for the promotion of social welfare through environmental conservation of the forests, flora, fauna, wildlife, diverse ecosystems and biodiversity in Bhutan.” A global pioneer established in 1992, BTFEC is concerned with the Bhutan’s environmental health, and sustainability of program interventions. It uses annual revenue from its endowment to finance environmental initiatives in Bhutan.

BTFEC seeks innovative project proposal(s) related to Rural/Community project that integrates two or more of the following:

a. Alternatives to livelihoods that have adverse environmental impacts

b. Natural resource management

c. Related development issues

d. Awareness of cause and effect from environmentally destructive behavior

e. Direct involvement of community and rural schools

Eligibility: Bhutanese individuals/groups, NGOs and Government Agencies.

All government agencies must route their proposals through Gross National Happiness Commission and for rural communities, it must be routed through the Gup.

Fund available: Nu. 15 million only.

Submission Deadline: Wednesday, December 31, 2014, at 5:00 PM

Proposal application format can be downloaded from our website or email or call us at +975-2-339861 during office hours.

Important Informaton

At a Glance

  1. Ongoing projects : 19
    1. Large Grants : 19
    2. Small Grants : 0
  2. Investment and Return :
    1. Off shore : 52,514,885
    2. In country : 7,249,228
  3. Projects since Inception : 239
    1. Large Grants : 161
    2. Small Grants : 78

Mandated by the Royal Charter, BTFEC’s field programs encompass the three broad themes: Biodiversity Conservation, Ecosystem Management and Social Well-being.

For Enquiry