Business Finance for the Poor in Bangladesh (BFP-B) is a £25 million programme funded by UKaid. ts overall objective is to increase access to finance for micro and small enterprises in Bangladesh …
The BFCF offers a challenge to the private sector and other target fund beneficiaries to accomplish the pre-defined objective of formal sector financial inclusion and business sustainability …
Despite various enabling policy initiatives undertaken by Bangladesh Bank (BB) and the Microcredit Regulatory Authority (MRA), access to finance remains one of the key challenges for Micro …
Aamra - empower around 8 thousand MSEs by September 2018.
AbB – Provide BDS to 42 SMEs and investment in 17 SMEs.
Impact MSE - deploy at least BDT 120 million in impact capital to 600 MSEs through a proprietary impact fund, which is expected to have BDT 300 million in assets under management (AUM).
BD Venture - arrange for the investment of around BDT 385.5 million for 376 MSEs.
Green Delta - cover at least more than 9,800 farmers by September 2018.
Hishab - automate over 70,000 MSEs with voice-based ERP solution, and process over BDT 26 Million worth of Micro Loan disbursed to the MSEs
INAFI/Progati - 114,750 MSEs will report reduced vulnerability through new insurance product against a total premium of BDT 112,950,000 setting a sustainable business model.
Mind Initiative - at least 800 merchants will be registered and receive finance worth BDT 324.31 million from e-Courier and FIs.
CMDSS - 10,000 agents will receive OD facility from the Trust Bank, with 220 million BDT loan disbursed by December 2018.
DBBL Agent Banking - 15,000 MSEs will receive banking services from sub-agents of DBBL, with 1,500 jobs generated at 1,350 sub-agent booths by December 2018.
iSME - 8,000 MSEs will receive at least two services from i-SME platform, and 2,000 MSEs will receive loans through the platform.
Diganta - 10,000 MSEs will have access to finance, with BDT 3 billion worth of loans provided to participating MSEs.
Save and Grow - 7,200 individual MSEs will be availing credit, and at least BDT 100 million of loans disbursed to these MSEs.
SMILE - Over 1,000 MSEs will be introduced to SMILE for inventory and sales transaction tracking, and a meaningful percentage of the regular users will be using SMILE to gain Access to Formal Finance.
Trade Plus - at least 7,550 unique loan disbursements amounting to BDT 55 million to qualifying bKash Agents and Merchants.
BLED - facilitate access to finance through loans worth BDT 95 million to 475 micro small entrepreneurs
Deadline: 5pm, October 19, 2017
Full Application Form
Timeline and House keeping
Project Overview by Team Leader
Full Proposal Brief
3rd Round M&E and Budget Timings
BFCF Annex I- Cash Budget Format
BFCFAnnex II – Income Statement and Annex III – Balance Sheet Formats
Budget Template for BFCF