PMI IMPACT is looking to fund the most promising and impactful project proposals aiming at practical and tangible outcomes that can generate positive change. The proposals are evaluated in terms of their potential for lasting impact, relevance and coherence, formulation and design, and feasibility.
In the third funding round of PMI IMPACT, the procedure for awarding grants include the following stages:
PMI calls for Applications; Public, private, or non-profit organizations, including non-governmental organizations, international organizations, associations, academic institutions and corporations, identified through the exploratory stage described in the Application Terms and Funding Rules, are invited to submit an Application to PMI IMPACT.
PMI conducts Due Diligence checks on Applicants and Applications to ensure that they are complete and meet the applicable requirements; PMI pre-selects Applications to be submitted to the Expert Council.
Following Stage B above, the Expert Council reviews and selects Applications for the award of Grants by PMI.
For Applications that the Expert Council preliminary selected for rejections under Stage C above, the Expert Council and PMI shall conduct a joint consultation to reassess the merits of such Applications and determine whether an unanimous decision may be reached in the selection of those Applications for the award of a Grant.
PMI may decide to use its discretionary right to award exceptionally a Grant to one or more Applicant(s), whose Application have not been selected for the award of a Grant by the Expert Council.
PMI informs unsuccessful Applicants that their Applications have not been selected for the award of Grants, and invites successful Applicants to enter into Grant Agreements with PMI; PMI awards Grants under Grant Agreements between PMI and successful Applicants and publishes the results of the Grant award procedure on the PMI IMPACT website.
For more information, see the Grant Award Guideline (pdf).