Full proposals FDW

On this page you can find the download package to apply for a Sustainable Water Fund (FDW) subsidy. You will also find useful tools to help draft your proposal.

Before submitting a full proposal, you have to send in a concept note. The deadline for concept notes has now expired.

After receiving advice from RVO.nl, please submit your full proposal to apply for an FDW grant. The 2nd round of the programme now closed. It is currently not possible to apply for a FDW grant.


The planning for the 2nd round of the Sustainable Water Fund Grant Programme:

  • deadline for Concept Notes was: 8 December 2017
  • deadline for applications for grants was: 5 February 2018, 3 pm CET.


Proposals must be drawn up in English. They have to be in writing and contain a valid signature. Submit your proposal by filling out the digital form. If necessary, submit your proposals on a USB flash drive. Or e-mail it to RVO.nl: fdw@rvo.nl. Please note: there is a 20 MB maximum delivery limitation on attachments. Please send the attachments in several e-mails.

RVO.nl (Netherlands Enterprise Agency)
Address: Prinses Beatrixlaan 2, 2595 AL The Hague, The Netherlands
Postal address: P.O. Box 93144, 2509 AC The Hague, The Netherlands

RVO.nl will not consider applications submitted after 3 pm CET on 5 February 2018. Make sure you upload your application in time. Should you have any questions, please e-mail fdw@rvo.nl.

Check for completeness

Please note that you cannot change or supplement your application after the deadline. After the deadline has expired, RVO.nl checks if the application is complete. If your application is incomplete, RVO.nl may reject your proposal.

E-portal (eLoket) and Download package

The download package contains the mandatory documents you must submit with your application. It also contains documents that will help you to fill out the mandatory documents. All mandatory documents can be found in the Downloads section below.

Mandatory documents and instructions

Mandatory documents and instructions

Application form (only if you cannot use the online application form)Mandatory
Partner formMandatory
Authorisation intermediary 
Annex 1: Project proposalMandatory
Annex 2: Logframe and planningMandatory
Annex 3: Project budget toolMandatory
Annex 4: Financial sustainability and revenue modelMandatory
Annex 4: InstructionsInstruction
Annex 4: Example filled in modelModel
Annex 5: Financial statementsMandatory
Annex 6: M&E indicatorsMandatory
Annex 7: Cooperation agreement (cancelled, no longer mandatory)Cancelled


Your application may also include 2 annexes which are not mandatory. There are no templates for these voluntary annexes:

  • Annex 8a, Problem tree;
  • Annex 8b, Objectives tree.

Tools needed for drafting the application (required)

Tools that can be used free of obligation

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