The British Embassy Zagreb is now inviting organizations to submit project proposals.

The focus will be on the following thematic areas.

Climate change

Supporting activities in Croatia in order to support ambitious action on tackling climate change, in support of COP26. Focus on renewable forms of energy, protecting biodiversity and combatting marine pollution.

Prosperity and trade, with a focus on “green recovery”

Supporting activities that foster solutions for green recovery post Covid-19, and raise public awareness for the green agenda, with a focus on innovative green-tech solutions and clean growth.

Promoting open societies

Supporting activities that promote shared values: open society, human rights, democracy, and post-conflict reconciliation.

Activity bid guidance

The British Embassy in Zagreb aims to support projects with activities taking place between 1 July 2021 and 28 February 2022, with no expectation of continued funding beyond the stated period.

Maximum activity budget limit: HRK 100,000.

Activity bids will be assessed against the following criteria:

  • alignment with the above-mentioned thematic priorities
  • outcomes that are achievable within the funding period
  • activity design that includes clear evaluation procedures and measures of impact
  • activity design that includes risk and financial accountability procedures
  • the organization’s safeguarding policies ensure protection of beneficiaries, especially vulnerable individuals and children
  • overall value for money

Bidding process

  1. Proposals must be submitted using the relevant bidding form and activity based budget template provided below
  2. All proposals must be received by midnight on 7 June 2021. Late proposals will not be considered
  3. Proposals must be submitted to
  4. Successful bidders will be notified by 15 June 2021


The British Embassy in Zagreb will organise an online Q&A session about the bidding process on Tuesday 25 May 2021. More details will be shared via our social media pages in due course.

The British Embassy in Zagreb will not answer any direct questions on the bidding process, in order to avoid preferential treatment of applicants but interested parties are encouraged to raise any questions at the Q&A session.

Additional information and documentation

All project implementers will be expected to sign a standard contract or grant agreement with the Embassy provided by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO). The terms of the contract or agreement are not negotiable.

All projects are expected to have achieved 85% spend by end December 2021. Proposed budgets must reflect this requirement.

In view of the current epidemiological situation all events/activities must adhere to Croatia’s National Civil Protection Directorate guidelines in force at the time the events/activities take place.


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