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