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FVO Partnerships - Pillar 1

Last checked on:
11 April 2024
Published on:
11 March 2019

Fund for Responsible Business (FVO) Partnerships - Pillar 1 scheme is closed. You can no longer apply for a subsidy. On this page, you can find information about project administration.

Consult our advisors

Do you have an innovative idea for a project to make your value chain more sustainable? Consult our advisors; they are happy to help you and offer advice. FVO is closed. See our Sectoral Partnerships subsidy or send an email to our advisors with your ideas.

Support for partnerships

FVO supports Dutch partnerships that want to:

  • Conduct local or regional research into the underlying causes of RBC risks and misconduct in their value chains and implement measures to address them;
  • Implement Responsible Business Conduct (RBC) into their business processes more effectively, including measures to end RBC risks and misconduct in their company;
  • Set up a multi-stakeholder project that addresses RBC risks and misconduct, positively affecting manufacturing conditions in their producer countries.

Project Administration

This scheme is permanently closed; you can no longer apply for this fund. 

For current projects, you will find the required documents for your FVO project administration below. Please complete the progress report forms and the final report form for your current project. 

Submitting a progress report and final report

If we granted you a subsidy, you must report on the project's progress. On completion of your project, you must submit a final report. On this page, you can find the required documents for your project administration. Please include extra documents mentioned in the annexes as separate files if necessary.

Main applicant

The main applicant is responsible for reporting on behalf of the partnership. The main applicant bears the responsibility to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Project A administration

Please complete all documents in English. Make sure to include all of the necessary signatures, also those of your partners. The required documents are:

  • Form Progress Report Project A
  • Form Final Report Project A

Project B project proposal

Completing this form is only necessary for the Project A + B combination. After completing Project A, use this project proposal template to develop and submit your plans for Project B.

Project B administration

Please complete all documents in English. Make sure to include all of the necessary signatures, also those of your partners. The required documents are:

  • Form Progress Report Project B
  • Form Final Report Project B

Other documents

You can download the project budget tool as a resource. 

Frequently asked questions

FVO Pillar 1 supports partnerships between companies and civil society organisations. FVO aims to set up multi-stakeholder projects to identify and stop Responsible Business Conduct (RBC) risks or misconduct in international value chains.

Read the answers to Frequently Asked Questions.

Publications

See downloads below:

  • Unofficial translation Government Gazette publication for 2022 (25 January 2022)
  • Mid-term reviews
FVO: How the sea buckthorn plant is helping make tanning more sustainable

How the sea buckthorn plant is helping make tanning more sustainable

Business cases

In the leather industry, there are many opportunities to increase the sustainability of the processes. Watch how the sea buckthorn plant is used as a tanning agent.

Commissioned by:
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs
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