A selection of important grant schemes in the field of sustainable development:
The aim of the subsidy scheme for demonstration projects, feasibility and investment preparation studies (DHI) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is to stimulate more Dutch companies to do successful international business in developed countries, in emerging markets, and in developing countries.
But also to encourage more Dutch companies to do business successfully internationally in developed countries, in emerging markets, and in developing countries.
FDW – Sustainable Water Fund
The Sustainable Water Fund (FDW), set up by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, strives to improve water safety and water security in developing countries. The fund’s ultimate goal is to contribute to economic growth, self-reliance and poverty reduction. Water safety and water security are complex themes that call for a joint approach. The FDW therefore stimulates public-private cooperation in the water sector.
Nuffic Orange Knowledge Programme
Nuffic’s Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP) is a €185 MIO global development programme, funded by the Dutch government. With the OKP, the Dutch government aims to contribute to sustainable and inclusive development through the strengthening of organisations key to sectoral development in partner countries.
Partners for Water: Water Safety and Water Security Urban Deltas (WWSD)
With the Partners voor Water: Water Safety and Water Security Urban Deltas (WWSD) program, the Dutch government encourages the application of Dutch innovative water-related solutions in foreign urban deltas and their supply systems.
SDGP – Sustainable Development Goals Partnership facility
With the SDG Partnership facility (SDGP), the Dutch government aims to help achieve various sustainable development goals in developing countries. The SDGP works with partnerships between government, businesses, NGOs and/or knowledge centers.