Do you have an idea to limit the impact of the Pandemic? Apply Now for “Social Distancing to Social Innovation (SD2SI) Challenge 2021” (Deadline- June 30, 2021)

Title: Do you have an idea to limit the impact of the Pandemic? Apply Now for "Social Distancing to Social Innovation (SD2SI) Challenge 2021"
Organisation: SELCO Foundation
Theme: Covid-19, Innovation
Description: Whether you are a COVID survivor, a concerned citizen, a front-line health worker, etc., and have ideas or have put into practice some ideas that have eased the impact of COVID-19, then this #InnovationChallenge is for you. Here is your chance to share your solution with a wider network that can enable improved impact at a faster pace.
Eligibility: "Who can apply?
1. Individuals with a health background or working in healthcare sector
2. Individuals enrolled in or alumni of vocational training institutes, for example: ITIs, VTIs, RUDSETIs, RSETIs, Community colleges, etc.
3. SME’s offering technology or services or solutions to grassroot communities"
Grant Amount: "1. Platform to amplify the reach of your ideas/solutions nationally
2. Potential to bring your ideas/solution into practice/scale
3. Get, (a) an award of upto 10,000/- for the best ideas proposed and (b) implementation support of upto 25 lakhs for a few selected and feasible ideas "
Apply by: "Applications are accepted on a rolling basis till June 30, 2021"
Weblink: SELCO Foundation

Covid-19 Response Fund- The Volant Trust- Deadline- July 31, 2021

Title: Covid-19 Response Fund
Organisation: The Volant Trust
Theme: Covid-19 Response
Description: The Volant Trust accepts applications from charities in the UK and internationally that demonstrate a strong focus on alleviating social deprivation and helping vulnerable groups who have been particularly impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Eligibility: Registered nonprofits or community organisation or social enterprise from India can apply for this fund
Grant Amount: Not specified
Apply by: July 31, 2021
Weblink: Volant Trust

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