Over three bidding rounds in 2007 - 2009 a total of 532 Concept Notes were received.

Of those 387 (73%) were eligible.

Eligibility improved from

  • 58% in Round 1 to
  • 81% in Round 2 to
  • 86% in Round 3

 

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A majority of applicants had no prior donor experience.

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24 projects were awarded grants.

21 projects completed their project to the full three years...

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A majority (74%) of the projects funded were in the Pacific Islands with 77% of ECF funds going to Pacific projects.

Graph - Projects by Country

On average more bids under A$ 200,000 were awarded as there were three separate panels dedicated to this sizing.

The International Panel awarded a majority of grants of values between A$500,000 and $1,000,000.

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While the international panel oversaw and awarded a majority of grants - these grants being over $200,000 in value, the international panel was provided with advice and recommendation on every proposal from the three regional panels from Cambodia&Laos, Asia (Philippines and Indonesia) and Pacific (Fiji, PNG, Solomon Islands, Timor Leste and Vanuatu).

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Data Tables

Enterprise Challenge Fund

Round 1

Round 2

Round 3

Total

Concept Notes submitted

217

181

134

532

Eligible Concept Notes

125

147

115

387

Concept Notes invited to Application

37

35

24

96

Applications Submitted

29

30

22

81

Projects Approved

2

12

10

24

 

Projects by Value ($A)

Concept Notes

Applications Received

Projects Awarded

100,000-200,000

105

24

9

200,000-500,000

125

16

4

500,000-1,000,000

86

23

7

1,000,000+

71

18

4

 

387

81

24