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

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

 

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

 

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 

 

Request for proposal from UNDP- Ensure Access to job opportunities for vulnerable and most affected people specifically women, youth in select industrial clusters/ districts in Karnataka, Maharashtra and Telangana (Deadline- June 23, 2020)

Title: Request for proposal- Ensure Access to job opportunities for vulnerable and most affected people specifically women, youth in select industrial clusters/ districts in Karnataka, Maharashtra and Telangana
Organisation: UNDP Country Office - INDIA
Theme: Covid-19; Access to Job Opportunities
Description: UNDP seeks to engage the services of an agency having previous experience of successfully working at the district skills ecosystem to act as a bridge between MSMEs, Vocational Training Providers and individuals from vulnerable section of the society and ensuring access to job opportunities including internship and apprenticeship. These are to be done in association with the industry associations to ensure convergence with bridging the skills gap faced by the MSMEs
Eligibility: Minimum of 5 years of proven experience in designing and implementing large scale projects/ programmes in youth engagement, youth capacity building skilling.
Minimum 3 years of demonstrated competency in use of digital tools and platforms to also manage and strengthen youth awareness and mobilization, counselling, pre‐placement, placement and post‐placement efforts online, in addition to the on‐ground efforts
Minimum 3 years of experience working with youth employability skill program, career guidance, placement/ post placement assistance and employer onboarding process etc. in Karnataka, Telangana and Maharashtra. "
Grant Amount: Not Specified. Expected duration of work is from 25th June to 25th December 2020
Apply by: June 23, 2020 @ 08:00 AM (New York time)
Weblink: UNDP