Published date: 3 February 2020

Last edited date: 18 February 2020

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Closing: 24 February 2020

Contract summary


  • Research and development services and related consultancy services - 73000000

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract

£130,000 to £160,000

Procurement reference

Prosperity Fund Global Anti-Corruption Programme Behavioural Science Project

Published date

3 February 2020

Closing date

24 February 2020

Contract start date

1 April 2020

Contract end date

31 July 2020

Contract type

Not applicable

Procedure type

Open (non-OJEU)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

Non-OJEU (Official Journal of the European Union) procedures are valued below a certain financial threshold.

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The Prosperity Fund's Global Anti-Corruption Programme is inviting you to submit a bid for phase one - a research project - on using behavioural science for anti-corruption. This work will take place between April and July 2020. The output will be to produce a report that will inform the Statement of Requirements for the implementation of the behavioural science project- phase two. The delivery partner for phase two will be procured through either the Crown Commercial Service Behavioural Insights Framework (RM6004), or the Prosperity Fund Framework Lot 1, in August 2020 with delivery work beginning in October/November 2020.
Along with your proposal you will also need to submit a Budget Proforma and Info and Eligibility form.

Please contact to obtain these and a Q&A sheet containing more information, and submit your bids to the same email address before COP (5pm) on Monday 24th February.
The grant budget range for the research, production of a comprehensive report (including theory of change and project plan) is between £130,000- £160,000.

Objectives of phase 1: research and statement of requirements design
1) Carry out research on corruption in procurement in Mexico, South Africa, Indonesia, and Malaysia in order to identify specific corrupt behaviours in relation to public procurement systems (or contributing behaviours). Include an impact assessment (further details in Q&A sheet) on gender and inclusion.
2) Write a comprehensive report to include: key activities and findings; lessons learned; options for behavioural science projects in each country and the chosen ones; detailed project plan for each country; and, theory of change for the set of initiatives.

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Additional text

The Call for Bids document has been edited slightly and now includes the commercial assessment criteria so please review.

About the buyer

Contact name

Kelly Satchell


King Charles Street




Closing: 24 February 2020