If you have a scalable, capital efficient and impactful solution that can be a force multiplier, please write to ACT for seeking a grant (No Deadline)

Title: If you have a scalable, capital efficient and impactful solution that can be a force multiplier, please write to ACT for seeking a grant
Organisation: ACT
Theme: Covid, Education, Women, Health, Environment
Description: ACT is a social change movement for the startup ecosystem in India, enabling changemakers to give their time, talent and resource to mobilize solutions that address societal problems at scale. ACT started as a response to fight COVID-19 and has now expanded its mandate to cover healthcare, education, environment, and women’s participation in workforce"
Eligibility: Organisations working for social change can apply for this grant
Grant Amount: Not specified
Apply by: Immediately (No deadline mentioned)
Weblink: ACT

Japanese Award for Most Innovative Development Project (MIDP) 2021 (Deadline- June 09, 2021)

Title: Japanese Award for Most Innovative Development Project (MIDP) 2021
Organisation: Global Development Network (GDN)
Theme: Innovative Development Project, Award
Country: Japan
Description: GDN invites non-profit Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) from low and lower-middle-income countries to submit project applications within the following three themes for the 2021 edition of the Japanese Award for Most Innovative Development Project (MIDP) category of the Awards:
Theme 1: Universal health coverage and COVID
Theme 2: Community-driven, climate-related, disaster risk reduction in rural areas
Theme 3: Quality urban infrastructure and community driven governance"
Eligibility: NGOs from India can apply for this
Grant Amount: For each theme, the winning projects will receive grants worth US$ 45,000 and, in total, the MIDP category will award 9 grants worth US$ 135,000.
Apply by: June 9, 2021
Weblink: GDN Website

Stop TB Partnership- Challenge Facility for Civil Society (CFCS) Round 10- Call for Proposals (Deadline- May 21, 2021)

Title: Stop TB Partnership- Challenge Facility for Civil Society (CFCS) Round 10- Call for Proposals
Organisation: Stop TB Partnership
Theme: Tuberculosis (TB), CSO, Covid-19
Country: Switzerland
Description: Round 10 of the CFCS will support TB-affected community and civil society organizations to engage in country-level efforts towards advocating, networking and responding to the devastating impact of COVID-19 on the TB response and accelerate action to meet the United Nations Political Declaration on TB global targets on combating tuberculosis (TB) by the 2022 deadline.
Eligibility: NGOs having experience working on TB and CRG from India can apply for this funding.
Grant Amount: up to USD 100,000 per application
Apply by: May 21, 2021
Weblink: StopTB

Request for Concept Notes for NGO Programs Preventing, Preparing for, and Responding to COVID-19 (Deadline- May 14, 2021)

Title: Request for Concept Notes for NGO Programs Preventing, Preparing for, and Responding to COVID-19
Organisation: U.S. Department of State
Bureau of Population Refugees and Migration (PRM)
Theme: Covid-19, India, Health, Livelihoods, GBV, Child Protection
Description: Priority Sector in India -Health, Livelihoods, Protection, GBV, and Child Protection

Targeted Population in India- At least 50 percent Rohingya and other Burmese refugees, and/or urban refugees and asylum seekers

Other Notes- Prefer programs with the ability to operate in multiple locations and across multiple sectors, provided such work supports an integrated program approach. 
Eligibility: NGOs with FCRA from India can apply for this funding
Grant Amount: Not less than $500,000 and not more than $3 million per year. Activities and budgets should not exceed two
years from the proposed start date."
Apply by: May 14, 2021
Weblink: U.S. Department of State 

 

Stories of Change- Case Study Challenge 2020-21 (Deadline- April 30, 2021)

Title: Stories of Change- Case Study Challenge 2020-21
Organisation: Azim Premji University
Theme: Stories of Change, Covid-19
Description: "Third edition of Stories of Change initiative to social actions in response to Covid-19. It will be organized around the following sub-themes, relating to the response to widespread critical needs. These are
- Humanitarian response to specific communities in rural, urban and forest areas
- Healthcare responses specific to Covid-19
- Livelihoods response to specific communities
- Welfare and entitlement responses e.g. MGNREGA, PDS, Pension, DBTs and many others
- New initiatives cutting across these above themes and more including matters related to policies"
Eligibility: Participants can be representatives of NGOs, social movements, informal citizen groups, networks and individuals. Students / researchers / academics and funding organizations can also participate in collaboration with any of the organizations mentioned above.
Grant Amount: 10 selected submissions will be awarded Rs. 50,000 as a token of appreciation.
Apply by: April 30, 2021

Weblink: Azim Premji University 

Calls for proposals- Enhancing Civil Society Organisations’ Capacities in Response to socio-economic impact of COVID-19 in India (Deadline- May 10, 2021)

Title: Calls for proposals- Enhancing Civil Society Organisations’ Capacities in Response to socio-economic impact of COVID-19 in India
Organisation: The European Union
Theme: Covid-19, India, CSO
Description: The global objective of this call for proposals is to support Indian CSOs’ contributions towards the provision of social protection for the poor and vulnerable, particularly those that have been most negatively impacted by the COVID pandemic.
The specific objective of this call for proposals is to strengthen the capacity of CSOs in their engagement to mitigate and build resilience of the most vulnerable segments of society, emerging as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, through access to public entitlements, social protection, promotion of skills/employment and advocating public policies. 
Eligibility: NGOs with FCRA from India can apply for this grant
Grant Amount: Minimum amount: EUR 500,000; Maximum amount: EUR 1,000,000
Apply by: May 10, 2021 at 12:00 noon time (Brussels date and time)
Weblink: European Commission

 

OUTRIGHT LAUNCHES NEW CALL FOR PROPOSALS TO COVID-19 GLOBAL LGBTIQ EMERGENCY FUND

Title: OUTRIGHT LAUNCHES NEW CALL FOR PROPOSALS TO COVID-19 GLOBAL LGBTIQ EMERGENCY FUND
Organisation: OutRight Action International
Theme: Covid-19, LGBTIQ
Country: U.S.A
Description: In this round, OutRight can provide grants that can be used for urgent needs that have arisen as a result of the COVID-19 health crisis, but with a focus on these areas:
- Food scarcity, medium- and long-term livelihood generation, and poverty reduction.
- Movement resilience: core support for LGBTIQ organizations that are threatened in their existence due to immediate loss of funding linked to Covid.
- Combating violence
- Human Rights violations documentation"
Eligibility: Organizations from India working directly with and for LGBTIQ people (including MSM groups, trans groups, LBQ groups, and intersex groups can apply
Grant Amount: up to USD 20,000
Apply by: March 26, 2021
Weblink: OutRight Action International

 

Stories of Change- Case Study Challenge 2020-21- Azim Premji University

Title: Stories of Change- Case Study Challenge 2020-21
Organisation: Azim Premji University
Theme: Stories of Change, Covid-19
Description: "Third edition of Stories of Change initiative to social actions in response to Covid-19. It will be organized around the following sub-themes, relating to the response to widespread critical needs. These are - Humanitarian response to specific communities in rural, urban and forest areas - Healthcare responses specific to Covid-19 - Livelihoods response to specific communities - Welfare and entitlement responses e.g. MGNREGA, PDS, Pension, DBTs and many others - New initiatives cutting across these above themes and more including matters related to policies "
Eligibility: Participants can be representatives of NGOs, social movements, informal citizen groups, networks and individuals. Students / researchers / academics and funding organizations can also participate in collaboration with any of the organizations mentioned above.
Grant Amount: 10 selected submissions will be awarded Rs. 50,000 as a token of appreciation.
Apply by: April 30, 2021
Weblink: Azim Premji University

 

Funding for small scale projects in India Organisation from The German Diplomatic and Consular Missions in India (Deadline- Jan 31, 2021)

Title: Funding for small scale projects in India
Organisation: The German Diplomatic and Consular Missions in India
Theme: Healthcare, income generation, water supply, energy supply, food security, natural disaster, Covid-19
Description: Small Scale Projects address the needs of the underprivileged parts of society, alongside the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, with a clear focus on “Helping people to help themselves” and aiming at funding a substainable improvement of living conditions. The areas of activity are manifold: healthcare and sanitary equipment, income generation through education and vocational training, water supply, energy supply, food security, reconstructions after a natural disaster etc
Eligibility: NGOs with FCRA in India can apply for this grant
Grant Amount: Not specified
Apply by: January 31, 2020
Weblink: The German Diplomatic and Consular Missions in India

 

 

The Direct Aid Program (DAP)- Small grants program- Australian Consulate-General Kolkata, India (Deadline- Nov 20, 2020)

Title: The Direct Aid Program (DAP)- Small grants program (Deadline- Nov 20, 2020)
Organisation: "Australian Consulate- General in Kolkata, India"
Theme: Contain and combat COVID-19 and address the health, economic and social impacts of the pandemic
Description: "The Australian Consulate-General in Kolkata supports small-scale, sustainable development projects in east and north east India (see below for a list of states covered). States covered by the Australian Consulate-General in Kolkata: Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Odisha, Sikkim, Tripura and West Bengal.

DAP activities should aim to achieve practical and tangible outcomes of high development impact. We are committed to working with India to contain and combat COVID-19 and address the health, economic and social impacts of the pandemic. In 2020-21 we aim to work with partners on high quality projects on five thematic areas: Education, innovation & entrepreneurship; Gender equality and women’s empowerment; Water and sanitation; Agricultural productivity and Public Administration and Governance"
Eligibility: NGOs with FCRA can apply for this funding
Grant Amount: Grants are typically provided up to 2,60,000 INR each, with some flexibility in case of justified project expenses.
Apply by: November 20, 2020
Weblink: Australian Consulate-General in Kolkata