How to participate

How to participate

The projects or initiatives will be evaluated bearing in mind:

  • Whether they meet the criteria, scalability, continuity, replicability, extent, governance, innovation, sustainability, legitimacy, impact and efficacy, promotion of the circular bioeconomy, applied research, as well as the methodological coherence of the proposal.

The points considered mandatory in the projects submitted are:

  • The requesting institution’s previous experience and technical capabilities for the scope and topic submitted;
  • Indication of the main sources of funds for its projects over the last three years;
  • A breakdown of the problem to be addressed in the Amazon Biome;
  • Objectives, changes that the project will bring about*, activities and expected results;
  • Key indicators of the impact and results of the project/initiative;
  • Project budget compatible with the activities proposed;
  • Project execution schedule;
  • If the institution has an Annual Report, this should be attached.

(*) In the case of research projects, provide evidence of the methodology.

In the analysis of the projects, the desirable assumptions are:

  • It will be mandatory for the projects to comply with the pillars and their objectives;
  • Sustainable development of the Amazon Biome, including forest conservation and restoration;
  • Promoting employment and income for sustainable economic development, entrepreneurship and the use of technologies;
  • Support for regional communities;
  • Promoting added value in the use of natural resources;
  • Encouraging children, adolescents and/or young people to remain at school, while fostering gender equality and empowerment;
  • Promoting innovation, applied science and sustainable development.

Additional information:

  • Any institution or company can submit projects requesting support from the JBS Fund for the Amazon, provided they have a current Brazilian corporate tax number (CNPJ) (or equivalent in the case of international companies);
  • Each institution or company may submit up to three projects a year;
  • A group of companies or institutions may submit a joint project. In this case, one of the institutions must take overall responsibility;
  • The maximum period for projects or initiatives submitted is up to three years. There is no restriction on the minimum period;
  • Projects will be approved in a continuous flow process, therefore, there is no submission deadline.
1. Active demand and site Fase 1

Prospection of proposals related to the Fund's allocation strategy with possible field visit, in the case of specific projects. Proposals can also be received on the website, by submitting the pre-project form, to access the form, click here . If the proposal adheres to the strategy, the Fund's criteria, the production chains and the priority themes, the proposer will be invited to formalize a proposal in a project model and, if qualified in this phase, move on to the next one.

1. Active demand and site Fase 2

The Technical Committee validates or declines the proposals evaluated by the JBS Fund for the Amazon board. A meeting is held between the proponent and the committee to understand the context and clarify questions

1. Active demand and site Fase 3

Projects above R$ 200 thousand are submitted for evaluation and approval to the Administration Council, projects below this amount are approved by the Program & Project Board.

1. Active demand and site Fase 4

Additional documents will be required from the proposing institution for contractual purposes. A complete register will be made and a contract between the JBS Fund for the Amazon and the project proponent will be executed. After signing the contract, the project officially enters the Fund's project portfolio and the implementation and monitoring phase of the results begins.

2. Induction Fase 1

The JBS Fund for the Amazon has an active role in promoting sustainable development and conservation in the Amazon, with the freedom to develop proposals with its network of partners to promote the sustainable use of natural resources, generate positive socio-economic results and strengthen the climate agenda. At this stage, the proposal is developed in partnership with other institutions, seeking to implement the strategy of the JBS Fund for the Amazon.

2. Induction Fase 2

The Technical Committee (TC) may be consulted

2. Induction Fase 3

Projects above R$ 200 thousand are submitted for evaluation and approval to the Administration Council, projects below this amount are approved by the Program & Project Board.

2. Induction Fase 4

Additional documents will be required from the proposing institution for contractual purposes. A complete register will be made and a contract between the JBS Fund for the Amazon and the project proponent will be executed. After signing the contract, the project officially enters the Fund's project portfolio and the implementation and monitoring phase of the results begins.

1. Active demand and site


2. Induction


1. Active demand and site


2. Induction