UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women- Call for Proposals- Ending and preventing violence against women and girls in the context of COVID-19 Organisation: UN Women (Deadline- Nov 04, 2020)

Title: UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women- Call for Proposals- Ending and preventing violence against women and girls in the context of COVID-19
Organisation: UN Women
Theme: Violence against women and girls, Covid-19
Country: United States
Description: "The UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women (UN Trust Fund) is seeking applications from civil society organizations (CSOs) working on the front lines of the COVID-19 response and recovery to address and respond to the growing reports of the rise of violence against women and girls (VAWG) in the context of the current pandemic. The funding will focus on responses to and prevention of violence against women taking into account the intersectional marginalization of women in context of the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly acknowledging the increased risk of violence for some groups including indigenous women, women with disabilities, older women, domestic workers and women without access to technology."
Eligibility: Women-led and women’s rights organizations or Other legally registered civil society organizations that have specialized knowledge, expertise and a track record of working on prevention and/or elimination of violence against women and girls or INGOs that explicitly focus on gender equality only can apply for this grant
Grant Amount: "3-year grants of US $ 50,000 to US $ 150,000 for small civil society organizations
3-year grants of US $150,001 to US $ 1,000,000 for all other CSOs"
Apply by: November 04, 2020
Weblink: UN Women

 

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

 

RFP for Improved resilience of vulnerable households through climate responsive interventions in Mayurbhanj and Keonjhar districts in Odisha (Deadline- Oct 01, 2020)

Title: RFP for Improved resilience of vulnerable households through climate responsive interventions in Mayurbhanj and Keonjhar districts in Odisha
Organisation: UNDP Country Office - INDIA
Theme: Resilience building, Vulnerable Communities
Description: UNDP is implementing extended phase of Infrastructure for Climate Resilient Program (ICRG) in three states; Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Bihar. ICRG is a technical assistance program of DFID, UK with Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India. The ICRG project is primarily aimed at integrating climate concerns into the MGNREGS activities – piloting them at grass root level and building capacity of various stakeholders in the planning/ implementing value chain.
Eligibility: A minimum of 5 years of proven experience of working on MGNREGS, Environment/climate change and livelihoods issues.
- Experience in implementing development programmes at the grassroot level related to NRM/Livelihoods and MGNREGA – the agency should have completed/ on-going at least one program on NRM/ MGNREGA during the last 5 years
- Team leader should have minimum Masters degree in Social work or Agriculture and at least 3 years experience of working on NRM / livelihood issues
Grant Amount: Not specified
Apply by: October 01, 2020 @ 08:00 AM (New York time)
Weblink: UNDP Website 

 

Request for proposal from UNDP- Provision of Psychosocial support services including addressing Stigma, Discrimination and Gender based violence among vulnerable Populations (Deadline- Sep 29, 2020)

Title: Request for proposal- Provision of Psychosocial support services including addressing Stigma, Discrimination and Gender based violence among vulnerable Populations
Organisation: UNDP Country Office - INDIA
Theme: Vulnerable Population, COVID-19
Description: UNDP aims to provide Psychosocial support services including addressing COVID 19 Stigma, Discrimination and Gender based violence among the vulnerable populations like Migrants, Tribals, Waste pickers, PLHIV, LGBTIQ, etc. Location of work- 13 States (Odisha, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, Haryana, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Gujarat, Punjab, Delhi, and North East)
Eligibility: 1. Agency should have atleast 10 years of experience of working on the area of Psycho-social support including Stigma, Gender based violence, etc. in terms of capacity building, provision of
helpline services, etc.
2. Agency should have implemented atleast 1 project during the current COVID 19 Pandemic on PSS training, Provision of helpline services and development of communication materials.
Grant Amount: Not specified
Apply by: 29-Sep-20 @ 08:00 AM (New York time)
Weblink: UNDP Website

 

Apply Now- Covid-19 Response Fund Organisation from The Volant Trust (Deadline- Dec 31, 2020)

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: December 31, 2020
Weblink: Volant Trust

 

Call for proposal from UNDP India- Livelihoods restoration and facilitation of alternative livelihood opportunities for 2000 women from Vulnerable communities in Bangalore Rural district, Karnataka (Deadline- Sep 08, 2020)

Title: Call for proposal- Livelihoods restoration and facilitation of alternative livelihood opportunities for 2000 women from Vulnerable communities in Bangalore Rural district, Karnataka
Organisation: UNDP Country Office - INDIA
Theme: Covid-19, Livelihoods, Women, Vulnerable Communities
Description: UNDP intends to provide support through existing women community cadres to specifically those who had been put on
the path of economic empowerment through entrepreneurship and value chain activities to address the adverse socio-economic impact brought on by this unprecedented crisis. Individuals, women enterprises, returnees and collectives would be enabled to deal with the psychological impact created by such a crisis, understand the impact of COVID-19 on their livelihood, plan to reorient to cater to the new market equilibrium, manage their financial health, and also learn how to access digital services – whether they be related to marketing of their produce or digital financial services.
Eligibility: At least 3 years’ of Expertise and experience of the Service Provider in creation of women community cadres, women micro enterprises and livelihood development in Bangalore Rural Dist. (20 marks)
- Appropriateness of the proposed methodology, Timeliness and Implementation Plan (40 marks)
- Qualification and experience of Team Leader and other Key Personnel as specified in the ToR (10 marks)
Grant Amount: Not specified (Competitive bidding)
Apply by: 08-Sep-20 @ 08:00 AM (New York time)
Weblink: UNDP Website

 

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

 

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.

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    5. Navigating your relationship with banks
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    7. Further support & resources

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