Request for Proposal- Special Projects COVID Training (Centrally Sponsored Centrally Managed Component – CSCM) under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana 3.0

Title: "Request for Proposal- Special Projects COVID Training (Centrally Sponsored Centrally Managed Component - CSCM) under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana 3.0"
Organisation: National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC)
Theme: Covid, Covid Warriors, Skill Training
Description: National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) has taken the requirement of fresh skilling and upskilling, state/ UT wise and district wise, in six health care job roles pertinent for training of COVID warriors from the states/ UTs. Proposals are invited to train candidates across the mentioned States and Union Territories, in specified job roles as mentioned in this RFP. Refer link for details of states/UTs and job roles
Eligibility: "Target allocation through RFP route would involve the below categories organizations:
1. Healthcare facilities – Hospitals, labs, Associations, Original Equipment Manufacturers etc. To be recommended by Health Care SSC
2. Training Providers with PMKVY 2018-21 engagement
3. Training Provider recommended by the State Govt. Letter of recommendation from SSDM/ DSC
4. Other Organisations
Grant Amount: Not specified
Apply by: July 30, 2021
Weblink: NSDC Website 

 

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

Calls for proposals- Enhancing Civil Society Organisations’ Capacities in Response to socio-economic impact of COVID-19 in India (Deadline- May 10, 2021)

Title: Calls for proposals- Enhancing Civil Society Organisations’ Capacities in Response to socio-economic impact of COVID-19 in India
Organisation: The European Union
Theme: Covid-19, India, CSO
Description: The global objective of this call for proposals is to support Indian CSOs’ contributions towards the provision of social protection for the poor and vulnerable, particularly those that have been most negatively impacted by the COVID pandemic.
The specific objective of this call for proposals is to strengthen the capacity of CSOs in their engagement to mitigate and build resilience of the most vulnerable segments of society, emerging as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, through access to public entitlements, social protection, promotion of skills/employment and advocating public policies. 
Eligibility: NGOs with FCRA from India can apply for this grant
Grant Amount: Minimum amount: EUR 500,000; Maximum amount: EUR 1,000,000
Apply by: May 10, 2021 at 12:00 noon time (Brussels date and time)
Weblink: European Commission

 

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

 

Funding to Fight Against COVID-19 in India- Apply Immediately

Title: Grand Funding to Fight Against COVID-19
Organisation: Multiple Organisations
Theme: Covid-19
Description: COVID-19 GRANT is a grant-style funding programme that supports innovative projects financially and strategically to fight the spread of COVID-19 in India
This mission, backed by the leading folks of the enthusiastic Indian startup community, top VCs and large donor organizations, seeks projects that can address the challenges of COVID-19 at scale and that can be implemented and tested quickly.
Eligibility: NGOs from across India can apply for this grant
Grant Amount: Not specified
Apply by: Apply immediately
Weblink: COVID19grant.in

 

Request for Proposal from UNDP for Restoration of Livelihoods and Facilitation of Alternate Livelihood Opportunities for 2000 People from Vulnerable Communities in Telangana (Deadline- June 09, 2020)

Title: Request for Proposal for Restoration of Livelihoods and Facilitation of Alternate Livelihood Opportunities for 2000 People from Vulnerable Communities in Telangana
Organisation: UNDP Country Office - INDIA
Theme: Covid-19; Restoration of Livelihoods and Facilitation of Alternate Livelihood Opportunities
Description: UNDP is seeking the services of a technical support agency to support restoration of livelihoods and facilitation of alternate livelihood opportunities for 2000 people from vulnerable communities in Telangana through provisioning of training on financial literacy and digital marketing, facilitating new market linkages including e-markets and enhancing access to financial incentives and social protection measures as well as facilitating linkages to financial institutions and input supplies. Given the scale of the COVID crisis in India, the focus is on priority states and districts which includes Telangana. COVID response short term support measures are aimed to enable “build back better” and will be implemented in Narayanpet, Jogulamba Gadwal and Yadadri-Bhuvanagiri districts in Telangana.
Eligibility: "Proposals are invited from the institutions/organizations only
Atleast four years of working experience and footprint in Handloom sector especially handwoven handmade textiles, apparel designing, fashion designing and garmenting.
Atleast three years of experience in digital enablement of artisans/entrepreneurs, facilitating forward- backward linkages and market linkages - B2B & B2C including online marketing in handloom and /or non-farm sector."
Grant Amount: Not specified. Expected duration of work is from June 15 to December 25, 2020
Apply by: 09 June, 2020 @ 08:00 AM (New York time)
Weblink: UNDP Website