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

 

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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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Latest Funding Opportunities for NGOs in India (Posted today- June 12, 2020) on Covid Funding for NGOs

COVID-19 Relief Grant from ISTAT Foundation (Deadline- Apply Immediately)

Title: COVID-19 Relief Grant
Organisation: The International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading Foundation (ISTAT Foundation)
Theme: Covid-19 Relief
Description: The Foundation is seeking applications from established, registered non-profit, non-governmental organizations worldwide that are directly responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, have an aviation connection and a strong financial need. Priority will be given to organizations that are providing support to regions that have been significantly impacted by the COVID-19 virus but may have limited indigenous sources of funding such as Africa, Asia and South America
Eligibility: NGOs from India can apply for this grant
Grant Amount: Minimum of US$25,000 and a Maximum of US$100,000
Apply by: COVID-19 Relief Grants will be awarded until the budgeted funds have been depleted; therefore, it is encouraged to submit applications as soon as possible.
Weblink: ISTAT Foundation

Call for Projects 2021 from SELAVIP- Housing for Poor- Covid-19 (Deadline- June 30, 2020)

Title: Call for Projects 2021 from SELAVIP- Housing for Poor- Covid-19 (Deadline- June 30, 2020)
Organisation: SELAVIP  
Theme: Covid-19; Housing for Poor
Description: SELAVIP is a private foundation that supports housing projects (new housing, land title regularization and water systems) for very poor urban families in the cities of Africa, Asia and Latin America, including the Caribbean. Our focus is on addressing «extreme social emergency» faced by urban groups dwelling in precarious and unsafe conditions and places, or exposed to evictions. Many poor families cannot dream of accessing conventional housing programs, this is why SELAVIP wants to offer accessible alternatives to these persons. For the year 2021 and considering the serious humanitarian crisis that the COVID 19 pandemic will leave, we hope to receive innovative proposals that primarily address critical problems of sustainable housing and sanitation, to support with economic resources those who propose an effective improvement in the quality of life of the poorest of the poor.
Eligibility: NGOs from India can apply for this grant
Grant Amount: Maximum amount per Project is USD 72,000
Apply by: June 30, 2020
Weblink: https://www.selavip.org/en/news/call-projects-2021

Call for Application from UNCDF: Inclusive Innovations for driving financial health of Low- and Moderate-Income Segments and Small Business (Deadline- August 30, 2020)

Title: Call for Application: Inclusive Innovations for driving financial health of Low- and Moderate-Income Segments and Small Business
Organisation: UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF)
Theme: Inclusive Innovations for driving financial health
Description: The United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) supports the development of new use-cases, products or business models that could drive outcomes around financial health/financial resilience that can be digitally enabled for segments currently left behind, such as smallholder farmers, women, youth, migrants, informal and formal workers, micro enterprises and other vulnerable segments in the low- and moderate-income groups across markets in Asia Region, that includes Malaysia, China, India, Nepal, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Indonesia, and the Philippines.
Eligibility: UNDF invites banks, financial intermediaries, microfinance institutions, insurance companies technology companies and other firms registered anywhere across the globe to apply and those willing to enter or already on ground in one of the above markets with a solution that is focused on driving financial health of any low and moderate income segment (includes small business).
Grant Amount: Range from 50,000 to 250,000 USD
Apply by: August 30, 2020
Weblink: UNCDF Website 

 

Latest Covid-19 Funding Opportunities for NGOs in India (Posted Today- May 20, 2020)