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


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