Country Programmes
Guidance and templates

Below you will find guidance that should help you to develop your proposal for UK PACT Country Programmes funding. Visit our Resources page for programme-wide guidance and documents.

Selection process and how to apply

UK PACT Country Programmes runs two types of competitive selection process:

  • A two-stage process including an idea note and a full proposal
  • A one-stage process involving a full proposal

Read our Applicant Handbook to find out more about what’s involved in applying.

Applicant handbook



All applicants will need to complete a proposal template, budget, workplan and results monitoring plan as part of the application process. Examples of these templates can be downloaded here:

Proposal template Budget and workplan template Results monitoring template


Country Programmes Opportunities Portal

All applications to Country Programmes are made through the Country Programmes Opportunities Portal.

Potential applicants are able to register on the portal here. Instructions for registering and applying on the portal are included in the Applicant handbook found on this page.


Managing a Country Programmes project

You can find out what’s involved in managing a UK PACT Country Programmes project, including how to report and claim funding, in our Implementing Partner Handbook.

Implementing Partner handbook



Compilation of clarification questions

We have compiled the full list of clarification questions and answers from previous funding rounds into a comprehensive FAQ.

Comprehensive FAQ



Still have questions?

If you have read all of the information above and you still have questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at