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

 

UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women- Call for Proposals- Ending and preventing violence against women and girls in the context of COVID-19 Organisation: UN Women (Deadline- Nov 04, 2020)

Title: UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women- Call for Proposals- Ending and preventing violence against women and girls in the context of COVID-19
Organisation: UN Women
Theme: Violence against women and girls, Covid-19
Country: United States
Description: "The UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women (UN Trust Fund) is seeking applications from civil society organizations (CSOs) working on the front lines of the COVID-19 response and recovery to address and respond to the growing reports of the rise of violence against women and girls (VAWG) in the context of the current pandemic. The funding will focus on responses to and prevention of violence against women taking into account the intersectional marginalization of women in context of the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly acknowledging the increased risk of violence for some groups including indigenous women, women with disabilities, older women, domestic workers and women without access to technology."
Eligibility: Women-led and women’s rights organizations or Other legally registered civil society organizations that have specialized knowledge, expertise and a track record of working on prevention and/or elimination of violence against women and girls or INGOs that explicitly focus on gender equality only can apply for this grant
Grant Amount: "3-year grants of US $ 50,000 to US $ 150,000 for small civil society organizations
3-year grants of US $150,001 to US $ 1,000,000 for all other CSOs"
Apply by: November 04, 2020
Weblink: UN Women

 

Direct Aid Program (DAP) – Mumbai (Deadline- October 12, 2020)

Title: Direct Aid Program (DAP) – Mumbai
Organisation: Australian Consulate-General Mumbai, India
Theme: Economic & Social Empowerment of women & girls, WASH, Covid-19 relief, etc
Description: The Australian Consulate-General invites high quality applications that will support development and strengthen communities in Goa, Gujarat and Maharashtra across all sectors. While we always seek a diversity of projects, this year we are especially looking for projects that will support development through: - Economic and social empowerment of women and girls - Water management, sanitation and hygiene - COVID relief and other areas impacted by the pandemic (such as livelihood, health etc) - Education Regardless of the type of project, all applicants should consider the impact of the project on women, children or other disadvantaged groups, such as people with disabilities. Projects should be self-sustainable beyond the term of the grant."
Eligibility: NGOs with FCRA can apply for this funding
Grant Amount: upto INR 10 Lakhs
Apply by: October 12, 2020
Weblink: Direct Aid Program (DAP) – Mumbai

 

Call for Proposal from European Commission- Enhancing Civil Society Organisations’ Capacities in Response to COVID-19 in India (Deadline- September 01, 2020)

Title: Call for Proposal- Enhancing Civil Society Organisations' Capacities in Response to COVID-19 in India
Organisation: European Commission
Theme: Covid-19
Description: The specific objective(s) of this call for proposals is to strengthen the capacity and engagement of CSOs to mitigate and build resilience of the most vulnerable segments of society to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, through ensuring access to public entitlements, social protection, promotion of skills and employment and advocating public policies.
Eligibility: NGOs with FCRA can apply for this grant
Grant Amount: Minimum amount: EUR 1,000,000; Maximum amount: EUR 2,000,000
Apply by: September 01, 2020
Weblink: European Commission 

 

Call for proposals from World Bank: Emergency Relief Response for Artisanal Mining Communities Impacted by COVID-19 (Deadline- August 07, 2020)

Title: Call for proposals: Emergency Relief Response for Artisanal Mining Communities Impacted by COVID-19
Organisation: The Extractives Global Programmatic Support (EGPS) Trust Fund- World Bank
Theme: Covid-19, Artisanal Mining Communities
Description: Through this call, EGPS aims to provide short-term and medium-term assistance to artisanal mining communities, and their associated value chains, to cope with COVID-19 related impacts. Activities will comprise but not be limited to the following categories: (i) economic; (ii) social; (iii) environmental; and (iv) health and safety. In addition, a small pool of funds is available for research
Eligibility: NGOs from from India can apply for this grant. A letter of recommendation from an organisation known to the World Bank is required if the grantee has never worked with the World Bank before.
Grant Amount: Small grants will be for under $50,000.
Medium grants will be for between $50,000 and $300,000.
Apply by: August 7th by 11:59pm ET
Weblink: World Bank Website 

 

Omidyar Network India’s ReSolve Initiative: Next phase of response to Covid-19 focuses on migration and MSMEs (Apply Immediately)

Title: Omidyar Network India’s ReSolve Initiative: Next phase of response to Covid-19 focuses on migration and MSMEs
Organisation: Omidyar Network India
Theme: Covid-19, Migration, MSME
Description: Under the ReSolve initiative, Omidyar Network India have prioritised two longstanding themes that have got renewed focus due to the pandemic: (a) Supporting migrant workers; and (b) Empowering Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). Over the next 12-18 months, our goal will be to support and fund a few high-leverage lighthouse investments that can contribute to the transformation agenda in these two spaces.
Eligibility: NGOs from India with FCRA can apply for this funding
Grant Amount: Rs. 3.75 crore to Rs. 15 crore per project
Apply by: Apply Immediately
Weblink: Omidyar Network India

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