UK International health links funding scheme (IHLFS) supports Links which are driven by the developing country partner. Links must benefit the developing country and be in line with national and district health plans.A wide range of formally accredited health institutions and organisations can apply for IHLFS funding.
Project grants (up to £ 15, 000 per year for one year or 22 months)
For more established links to implement a variety of projects. You may apply for funding of between £3, 000 and £15, 000 per year for one year or 22 months.
Start-up grants (up to £3,000)
To support the development of new and young Links who have been working together for less than two years. Applications will be considered at any time during the scheme.Start-up grants are open to health organisations and institutions in all DfID’s Public Service Agreement (PSA) countries working with partner institutions in the UK.
PSA countries are:
Africa: Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Asia: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Vietnam and Yemen.
Links who submitted a successful or an unsuccessful application for IHLFS funding in round one may re-apply in round two.
Project grant applications
- IHLFS Project grant application form
- IHLFS Project grant budget spreadsheet
- IHLFS Project grant guidelines
Start-up grant applications
The IHLFS team has drawn up advice for applicants based on our experience so far. You can read our advice here.
UK International Health Links Funding Scheme, British Council 58 Whitworth Street ManchesterM1 6BB Telephone: +44 (0)161 957 7840E-mail: HealthLinks@britishcouncil.org