“The BBC Sounds Podcast Fund is a new fund for podcasts, commissioning great ideas for investigations, drama and the best journalism in a wide variety of genres.
You will hear back within 90 days (8 working weeks). Your proposal will either be shortlisted for further consideration, moved directly to a final evaluation or rejected. If your proposal is shortlisted, it means that further discussion is happening within the BBC and further information may be required from you during this stage. This idea clarification stage will last up to six weeks.”