The following criteria will be used to evaluate and assess proposals received through a 2 stage process forWindow Two of the Governance Partnership Facility.
1. Innovation – Does the proposal “stretch the frontiers” of governance work by the Bank?
2. Balance - Where capacity development for coreagencies is part of the proposal, is it balanced by support for demand-side governance?
3. Focus – Are the proposed GAC-related activities well specified and focused on key entry points and interventions?4. Country level engagement – Is the proposal well grounded in country level operations? For multi-country or regional proposals, is there evidence of robust, in-country work that meets thedemands / requests from Country Management Units? In countries that lack effective demand for better governance: will the proposed work help to build ownership/demand? Will the proposed activities help indeveloping country assistance strategies and can this activity be a building block for a CGAC strategy?
5. Results – Are the results clearly stated, tangible, and achievable given the politicaleconomy realities in beneficiary countries, and are they grounded in the Bank’s operational products? Is there a clear plan for monitoring and reporting on the results?
6. Additionality – How will theGPF supported GAC-related activities leverage existing Bank supported initiatives / projects? Is funding for these activities available?
7. Knowledge & Learning – Are there opportunities to createsynergies with other country programs / sectors / networks?
8. Budget – Is there evidence that the proposal leverages other funds – Bank or otherwise? Is the proposed budget reasonable and withinsensible parameters for funding available in Window 2 of the GPF? The budget limits for proposals are:
a. $500,000 maximum for any single country proposal
b. $1,000,000 ceiling for any proposal...