University Office of Development

The University of the West Indies Office of Development works to strengthen partnerships between the University and multilateral development partners and deepen the University’s engagement with regional and national processes to advance the 2030 development agenda. 

The Office of Development, therefore, actively engages a wide range of development organizations to pursue opportunities for collaboration that will serve to advance the University’s mission. The office is led by a Director who reports to the Vice Chancellor.

Calls for Proposals issued by International Development Partners

Name of Call

Budget Amount/Benefit


Civil Society Organizations as Actors of Governance and Development Lot 1: Actions to be implemented in Jamaica (Between EUR 300,000-EUR 500,000) Lot 2: Actions to be implemented in Belize (Between EUR 88,900-EUR 188,900) Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Access to Justice for All Jamaica Between EUR150,000 to EUR250,000 Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Communication projects which mitigate anthropogenic climate change Not stated Friday, November 16, 2018
Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Proposal budgets may range from USD $5,000 to USD $20,000 Friday, November 30, 2018
2019 RISK Award “Coastal resilience” Maximum of € 100,000. Friday, November 30, 2018
Blue-Tech Challenge Funding can be in the form of grants, loans, or a combination. Grants: Request should be between USD150,000 to USD500,000. Loans: Request should be between USD500,000 to USD2,000,000.The proponent entity should contribute or be able to... Friday, November 30, 2018
U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2019 Small and Large Grants Program Not stated Monday, December 3, 2018
Ecosystem-based Adaptation Facility First Call for Proposals USD250,000 – 2,000,000 Saturday, December 15, 2018