BPD's CATALYST FUND INVITES PROJECT FUNDING REQUESTS (>$200MM CAD outlay request, & must create 'Profit with Purpose')
Funder invites 1-Page Project Funding Requests ...

... from Sponsors with:
- Solid 'Dream Team',
- Clear Plans for Implementation & Economic Self-Reliance, and
- Ideally, measurable Social Impact on 10^9 lives in 10 years, directly & indirectly
- i.e. Projects that create significant 'Profit With Purpose',
- and which seek Financial Outlay of >$200MM CAD
(>$150MM USD/ >130MM EUR/ >120MM GBP)
... 5-7 yr disbursement horizon OK;

... for consideration, via 1-Page Proposal
(Format: http://bit.ly/1PageProposal)


IMPORTANT: ONLY ONE-PAGE PROPOSAL ACCEPTED FOR INITIAL APPLICATIONS.
Shortlisted Projects will be requested for more data.

If mega-projects like 'The Great Pyramid of Egypt, 'Equipping US Military in the Gulf', 'US Space Shuttle Exhibit', 'Expanding Solar Co. to World Markets', 'Creating a Worldwide Production Standard with HDTV' (example links follow) could be succinctly distilled to One Page, how your Project also be?

ONLY ONE-PAGE PROPOSAL TO at the outset.
(Format: http://bit.ly/1PageProposal)

Invitation for One-Page Proposal
ONLY from projects with
- $200MM+ outlay,
- with solid Dream-Team,
- Clear Plans for self-reliance, and
- Social Impact.

Projects may include (but are not limited to) use of breakthrough materials & technologies
(e.g, but not limited to)
- Infinite Computing,
- A.I.,
- Robotics,
- 3D Printing,
- Networks/Sensors,
- Drones,
- Synthetic Biology
- Intelligent/ New Materials

... as applied to ...
-- Infrastructure, incl. Roads, Railway, Waterways, Canals, Dams, Powergrid, Hyperloop, Satellite & Telecom Networks etc.
-- Energy, both renewable & non-renewable
-- Healthcare & Medical breakthroughs; incl. Detection, Prevention, Management, Delivery,
-- Self-contained Smart Cities & Communities, Affordable Housing etc.

... via Exponential Manufacturing, Finance, Medicine touching one or more of the Global Grand Challenges (w. credit to https://su.org/about/global-grand-challenges/), addressing:

A) RESOURCE NEEDS, viz.

1/ ENERGY: Ample, accessible and sustainable energy for the needs of humanity.

2/ ENVIRONMENT: Sustainable and equitable stewardship of Earth’s ecosystems for optimal functioning both globally and locally.

3/ FOOD: Consumption of sufficient, safe, and nutritious food to maintain healthy and active lives for all people at all times.

4/ SHELTER: Secure, safe, and sustainable shelter for residence, recreation, and industry for all people at all times.

5/ SPACE: Safe and equitable use, and stewardship of, space resources and technologies for the benefit of humanity and our future as a multi-planetary species.

6/ WATER: Ample and safe water for consumption, sanitation, industry, and recreation for all people at all times.

B) SOCIETAL NEEDS, viz.

7/ Disaster Relief/ Resilience: Effective and efficient disaster risk reduction, emergency response, and rehabilitation that saves lives and livelihoods, minimizes economic loss, and builds resilience both globally and locally.

8/ Good Governance: Equitable participation of all people in formal and societal governance that is in accordance with principles of justice and individual rights, free from discrimination and identity-based prejudices, and able to meet the needs of an exponentially changing world.

9/ Health: Optimal physical and mental health, including access to cost-effective prevention, early diagnosis, and personalized therapy for individuals and communities.

10/ Learning: Access to information and experiences that build knowledge and skills for all people at all stages of their lives for personal fulfillment and benefit to society.

11/ Prosperity: Equitable access to economic and other opportunities for self-fulfillment where all people are free from poverty and able to thrive.

12/ Security: Safety of all people from physical and psychological harm, including in virtual worlds; and protection of physical, financial, digital systems.


The above is only a guideline - The Bigger the Impact, the Better.

Preference will be given to projects seeking to (re)solve Global Grand Challenges & Singularity U grads (https://su.org/).

Thank you, and all the best!

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