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

 

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

 

Apply for small grant from The Australian Consulate-General in Mumbai (Deadline- October 12, 2020)

Title: Direct Aid Program (DAP) – Mumbai
Organisation: Australian Consulate-General Mumbai, India
Theme: Economic & Social Empowermnet 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: Australian Consulate-General Mumbai, India

 

RFP for Improved resilience of vulnerable households through climate responsive interventions in Mayurbhanj and Keonjhar districts in Odisha (Deadline- Oct 01, 2020)

Title: RFP for Improved resilience of vulnerable households through climate responsive interventions in Mayurbhanj and Keonjhar districts in Odisha
Organisation: UNDP Country Office - INDIA
Theme: Resilience building, Vulnerable Communities
Description: UNDP is implementing extended phase of Infrastructure for Climate Resilient Program (ICRG) in three states; Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Bihar. ICRG is a technical assistance program of DFID, UK with Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India. The ICRG project is primarily aimed at integrating climate concerns into the MGNREGS activities – piloting them at grass root level and building capacity of various stakeholders in the planning/ implementing value chain.
Eligibility: A minimum of 5 years of proven experience of working on MGNREGS, Environment/climate change and livelihoods issues.
- Experience in implementing development programmes at the grassroot level related to NRM/Livelihoods and MGNREGA – the agency should have completed/ on-going at least one program on NRM/ MGNREGA during the last 5 years
- Team leader should have minimum Masters degree in Social work or Agriculture and at least 3 years experience of working on NRM / livelihood issues
Grant Amount: Not specified
Apply by: October 01, 2020 @ 08:00 AM (New York time)
Weblink: UNDP Website 

 

Request for proposal from UNDP- Provision of Psychosocial support services including addressing Stigma, Discrimination and Gender based violence among vulnerable Populations (Deadline- Sep 29, 2020)

Title: Request for proposal- Provision of Psychosocial support services including addressing Stigma, Discrimination and Gender based violence among vulnerable Populations
Organisation: UNDP Country Office - INDIA
Theme: Vulnerable Population, COVID-19
Description: UNDP aims to provide Psychosocial support services including addressing COVID 19 Stigma, Discrimination and Gender based violence among the vulnerable populations like Migrants, Tribals, Waste pickers, PLHIV, LGBTIQ, etc. Location of work- 13 States (Odisha, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, Haryana, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Gujarat, Punjab, Delhi, and North East)
Eligibility: 1. Agency should have atleast 10 years of experience of working on the area of Psycho-social support including Stigma, Gender based violence, etc. in terms of capacity building, provision of
helpline services, etc.
2. Agency should have implemented atleast 1 project during the current COVID 19 Pandemic on PSS training, Provision of helpline services and development of communication materials.
Grant Amount: Not specified
Apply by: 29-Sep-20 @ 08:00 AM (New York time)
Weblink: UNDP Website

 

Apply Now- Covid-19 Response Fund Organisation from The Volant Trust (Deadline- Dec 31, 2020)

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: December 31, 2020
Weblink: Volant Trust

 

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