Awareness-building session on water conservation and alternate water sourcing.
The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities.

Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body. Further information can be viewed at

We are pleased to invite you to participate in the open call for proposal titled ‘Building Agency for Youth in Climate Action’.

Through this anticipated project, the British Council would like to empower youth and build their agency in climate action by achieving three Illustrative Results (IR):

IR 1: Boost youth awareness and knowledge about the effects and severity of climate change and create youth leaders in climate action.

IR 2: Increase youth participation in the mitigation and adaptation activities to combat climate change.

IR 3: Create a network of youth representatives/youth-led organisations, Civil Society Organisations, private sector employers, etc., who share a common goal of being climate responsible.

Please go through the call for proposal attachment to access a full list of result indicators, and follow specific instructions on how to apply, eligibility criteria, application process, evaluation criteria and other details. Below is a short description for each attachment:

Document Title


1. BGD NFE YSLPP Grant Call Template Description of the grant call with application instructions
2. Annexure 1 – YSLPP 2023 Grant Application Template Template for the grant application/technical proposal
3. Annexure 2 – Budget Template Template for the financial proposal
4. Annexure 3 – YSLPP Pre-design meeting summary Summary of the pre-design meeting discussions 

Please note the key dates as mentioned below:

 Key Dates: 



Call for Proposal Issued to interested partners 26 July 2023
Deadline for clarification questions (Clarification Deadline)  03 Aug 2023, 23:59 GMT
British Council to respond to clarification questions 07 Aug 2023, 23:59 GMT
Deadline for submission of Proposals (Response Deadline) 09 Aug 2023, 23:59 GMT
Communication with selected partners for co-creation stage (post-evaluation) 14 Aug 2023
Co-creation workshop with selected partners 17 Aug 2023
Submission of revised and final proposal based on co-creation workshop discussions 22 Aug 2023
Signing of contract with the British Council 29 Aug 2023
Contract start date and inception meeting 01 Sep 2023