The Government of Uganda (GoU) received additional financing from the World Bank towards implementation of the Competitiveness and Enterprise Development Project-Additional Financing (CEDP-AF). The Project Development Objective (PDO) is to support measures that facilitate increased private sector investment in the tourism sector and also strengthen effectiveness of the land administration system.
GoU represented by Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (MoFPED) delegated the overall coordination of CEDP to Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU).
GoU intends to apply part of the CEDP funds towards financing a Tourism Enterprise Support Facility (TESF) to provide matching grants to eligible private sector Tourism enterprises. TESF will support the recovery of eligible tourism enterprises from the effects occasioned by the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic and enable them to become more resilient.
TESF is open to ALL private TOURISM enterprises and associations which fulfill the following conditions:
Eligible activities for support include but are not limited to:
Activities related or involving:
Eligible enterprises may access a cumulative grant amount not exceeding USD 100,000 (Reads: United States dollars One hundred thousand only) during the project lifetime and subject to availability of funds.
PSFU now invites eligible Private Tourism enterprises to submit proposals requesting for support under CEDP/TESF.
How to apply
• Find the Application and proposal guidelines on our website at www.cedp.go.ug
• Applications must be submitted to https://cedptesf.go.ug/welcome
• Hand delivered applications are NOT allowed.
Complete Applications must be submitted online not later than November 30, 2022.
Applicants may be disqualified from the process if among others they:
The Grant processing schedule is as follows:
|Publication of Call for Proposals
|November 04, 2022
|Deadline for Submission of applications
|November 30, 2022
|Review, Assessment and Approvals
|December 01 to 23, 2022
|Award of Grants
|January 15, 2023