(approx 6 weeks)
(approx 6 weeks)
The Pre-Qualification stage for BGFA1 closed for applications on 30 October 2020. When registered you can sign in to the SmartME online system here.
The Pre-Qualification stage, including the review of applications, was completed at the end of November 2020. Read more about the number and value of submitted applications for the Pre-Qualification stage.
The Pre-Qualification guidelines and Questions and Answers document can be downloaded beneath.
Download the Pre-Qualification Guidelines and Q&A
(approx 2 months)
Applicants/Lead Applicants who have passed the Pre-qualification stage of BGFA1 have been notified via the SmartME system on 8th December 2020.
If you have not been notified by this date, please assume that you have not passed the Pre-Qualification stage. We thank you for your interest in the BGFA.
Please note that the Final Application stage is only open to Applicants/Lead Applicants, who have successfully passed the Pre-Qualification stage and therefore have been invited by NEFCO to take part in the Final Application process.
For questions related to the on-line application tool and how to submit applications, please visit the SmartMe Intake system’s Support section for guidance.
For questions related to the Call for Proposal, Applicants are kindly invited to post those only via the SmartME Intake system’s Support section as specified in the Guidelines.
All questions and answers related to the Call for Proposal will be provided in a redacted form and at the same time to all Applicants via the SmartME Intake system’s Support section as specified in the Guidelines.