The Private Sector Investment (PSI) programme is a grant facility of the Dutch Government. The PSI programme supports investment projects in developing countries with a grant of 50% (for ‘regular’ developing countries) or 60% (for fragile countries) of the project budget. Investment projects should be a cooperation between an international and local company and have a positive impact on the country. Additional criteria are: innovative, commercially feasible, pilot scale, follows up investment and transfer of knowledge.
- Max. project budget: € 1,500,000
- Up to € 900,000 (60% of project budget) for ‘PSI Plus’ countries
- Up to € 750,000 (50% of project budget) for ‘regular’ countries
More information: www.psiprogramme.nl
Open for applicants from all over the World (including UK)
Bangladesh, Benin, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia.
PSI Plus: Afghanistan, Burundi, DR Congo, Guatemala, The Palestinian Authority, Pakistan, Sierra Leone, southern Sudan, Yemen.
Open for applicants from the Netherlands
Albania, Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cape Verde, Colombia, Egypt, Georgia, Indonesia, Kenya, Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Peru, The Philippines, Suriname, Thailand, Vietnam.
Annually, there are two opportunities (February and August) to submit proposals for the PSI Programme.
Cornu International is an investment and consultancy firm based in the Netherlands who contact us at TBN, letting us know that they are already providing assistance to a number of organisations applying for grants from the PSI programme. Feel free to contact them for questions or more information with regards to the PSI programme. T: +31 (0) 630 393 026, E: [email protected]
More information on how Cornu International could help you secure a grant under the PSI programme can be found in the flyer below: