OutRight Opens Calls for Proposals to Covid-19 Global LGBTIQ Emergency Fund designed to increase vaccine access (Deadline- Nov 22, 2021)

Title: OutRight Opens Calls for Proposals to Covid-19 Global LGBTIQ Emergency Fund designed to increase vaccine access
Organisation: OutRight Action International
Theme: Covid-19, Vaccination, LGBTIQ
Country: New York, USA
Description: "OutRight can provide grants that can be used for COVID-19 vaccine related interventions. Your project can be a programmatic intervention or an advocacy project but should address one or more of the following:- Access - Your community does not have access to COVID-19 vaccines or vaccination campaigns
- Inequality - The LGBTIQ community is at a disadvantage in receiving vaccines, which furthers societal inequities such as LGBTIQ people prevented from obtaining employment
- Awareness - Your community is hesitant or uninformed about available vaccines and faces disadvantages because of misinformation"
Eligibility: Organisations working directly with and for LGBTIQ people (including MSM groups, trans groups, LBQ groups, and intersex groups) can apply for this grant
Grant Amount: "Range from $5,000 up to $20,000."
Apply by: November 22, 2021
Weblink: https://outrightinternational.org/COVIDfund-OpenCall-Nov21

Creativity Pioneers Support Fund Microgranting Program (Deadline- June 30, 2021)

Title: Creativity Pioneers Support Fund Microgranting Program
Organisation: Moleskine Foundation
Theme: Covid-19, NGOs
Description: Creativity Pioneers Support Fund is a one-time funding program for the non-profit organizations that use creativity as a tool for social change, that are currently facing the impact of Covid-19 pandemic. The organization must demonstrate how the grant will help them overcome the current pandemic crisis and project their organization towards the future.
Eligibility: NGOs from India can apply for this grant
Grant Amount: up to €5000
Apply by: June 30, 2021
Weblink: Moleskine 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

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

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 

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


Download Good Finance’s guide to navigate funding during COVID-19

Download Good Finance's up to date guide with key information on navigating funding and government support during COVID-19.

It also includes more information on new funds and facilities, emergency finance options and how funders are responding. 

The COVID-19 outbreak is affecting us all, across the UK, and the world. We know that everyone is doing all they can to support those they love, and those they work hard to support through their incredible organisations. Understandably, many charities and social enterprises are asking where they go next, how they get there, where to find funding or how to manage their existing funding.

Good Finance wanted to pull some tips and information together to make it as easy as possible for you to navigate this changing landscape. The guide includes:

    1. Key principles to help your thinking
    2. Making the most of government support schemes
    3. What to consider with your current grants
    4. What to consider if you currently have social investment
    5. Navigating your relationship with banks
    6. Planning for the future 
    7. Further support & resources

Download the guide here - Social Finance Website

Register Now for the Online Impact Funding Summit 2020- Super Early bird offer ends on 18th May

Impact Funding Summit 2020- June 18 - 20, 2020

    • Learn Directly From Top Impact Leaders, Investors & Innovators
    • Network With Your Peers Across India
    • Share Best Impact Project : Top Ten Projects Will Be Showcased Online

Where: Online

For Whom: Non-Profits, Corporates, CSR Managers, Philanthropist, Innovators, Social Entrepreneurs and Students

Themes: Fundraising, Strategy & Execution and Innovation

Key Takeaways:

  • High Impact Video Interviews of 30+ Experts About their impact journey & experiences
  • Member Only Exclusive Online Group
  • Connect with peers, ask questions and collaborate
  • Live Q&A Calls
  • Live Q&A with Summit Team and guest speakers
  • Lifetime Access- Unlimited access to the curated content from the top impact leaders, social entrepreneurs, educators, investors & innovators.
  • Bonus: Ready To Use Social Media Kit & Templates. Our team will share templates and media kit built in collaboration with Impact Leaders, Social Entrepreneurs, Educators in the Social Studies i.e. (professionals from the Institutes like IIT & TISS)
  • Fee: Book Super early bird tickets @ INR 999/- only (Super Early bird offer ends on 18th May)

    Website: Impact Funding Summit 2020