Calls for joint proposals for Tailor-Made Training Plus (TMT Plus) - Orange Knowledge Programme

An overview of all our calls for joint proposals for Orange Knowledge Tailor-Made Training Plus

Expected calls in Q1 2020

In the first quarter of 2020 we expect to publish the following calls:

  • Bangladesh: Food and Nutrition Security (FNS) - 1 call
  • Benin: Food and Nutrition Security (FNS) - 1 call
  • Burundi: Food and Nutrition Security (FNS) - 1 call
  • Egypt: Food and Nutrition Security (FNS) - 1 call, Water - 1 call
  • Iraq: Food and Nutrition Security (FNS) - 1 call
  • Mali: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) - 1 call
  • Myanmar: Water - 2 calls
  • Region Iraq-Egypt: Quality education for refugees - 1 call
  • Region Lebanon-Jordan: Quality education for refugees - 1 call
  • Sahel: (themes to be determined) - 3 calls
  • South Africa: Water - 1 call, Food and Nutrition Security (FNS) - 1 call

Open calls

Please refer to the guidelines and formats below for all calls for proposals.

Update TMT Plus

In December 2019 we announced changes to the TMT Plus instrument to better fill the gap between 'ordinary' one-off tailor-made training courses and multi-annual institutional collaboration projects.

Read more about the changes

Guidelines and formats - English

Joint proposal form - Tailor-Made Training plus - OKP‌ (111.3 kB)

Budget form group training - TMT plus - Orange Knowledge Programme‌ (43.4 kB)

Delta user manual - TMT - Orange Knowledge Programme‌ (325.5 kB)

Grant obligations and conditions group training Orange Knowledge Programme‌ (301.5 kB)

Grant application assessment explanation - TMT plus - OKP‌ (79.6 kB)

Checklist Organisational Capacity Assessment (COCA) group training Orange Knowledge‌ (88.8 kB)

Please note: Processing a COCA form takes some time. Make sure you submit the COCA form before applying for a proposal. You can submit a COCA form throughout the year, well before any application deadlines.

An approved COCA is valid for a maximum of 1 year and can be used for different applications. You don’t need to fill in a new COCA form for a new proposal if you still have a valid COCA form.


If you have any questions, please contact us via email at or by telephone at +31 70 4260 260 (Nuffic Public Information Centre).

Guidelines and formats - French

Closed calls

Knowledge diplomacy: the centrepiece of trade

17 February 2020
This March, cabinet members and business and education leaders will join the Dutch Royal Couple on a state visit to Indonesia. While this visit will attract due attention, it is the ongoing ‘quiet’ work of knowledge diplomacy that may have the most sustainable impact on a society.

First institutional collaboration project Orange Knowledge Programme in Iraq

19 January 2020
Dutch and Iraqi education professionals improving skills in water management and agriculture.