Applications for EDELGIVE GROW FUND is Open Now (Deadline- September 12, 2021)

Title: Applications for EDELGIVE GROW FUND is Open Now

Organisation: EdelGive Foundation

Theme: Grassroots organisations, Capacity Building, Resilience Building, Covid-19

Description: "The Grassroots, Resilience, Ownership and Wellness (GROW) Fund is a first-of-its-kind initiative aimed at building the capabilities, resilience and future readiness of grassroots organisations, in turn facilitating their efforts to effect change at the grassroots.

Anchored by EdelGive Foundation along with a collection of reputed funders, the GROW Fund aims to strengthen 100 high impact grassroots organisations over 24 months, through capacity building, and support of key organisational functions.

In the context of COVID-related distress, the fund will be used to give grant to support Organisation Building Needs, Important Functions and Future Readiness

Eligibility: Small and mid-sized community-based organisations from across the country, who have been combating and enduring COVID-inflicted distress.
- The organisation should be registered as either a Society or Public trust or Section 8 (previously Section 25) company
- Should have a valid PAN, 12A and 80G registration.
- Should be able to provide audited financial statements for financial years – FY18, FY19, FY20.
- Organisation’s receipts from donations should be at least INR 1.5 Crores in any one of the financial years – FY18, FY19, FY20.
- Organisation’s average receipts from donations for financial years – FY18, FY19, FY20 should be less than INR 10 Crores."

Grant Amount: "INR 40 Lakhs per organisation per year.
Grant Period- 24 months, split into two tranches.

Apply by: September 12, 2021

Weblink: GROW Fund 

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 

 

Creativity Pioneers Support Fund Microgranting Program (Deadline- June 30, 2021)

Title: Creativity Pioneers Support Fund Microgranting Program
Organisation: Moleskine Foundation
Theme: Covid-19, NGOs
Description: Creativity Pioneers Support Fund is a one-time funding program for the non-profit organizations that use creativity as a tool for social change, that are currently facing the impact of Covid-19 pandemic. The organization must demonstrate how the grant will help them overcome the current pandemic crisis and project their organization towards the future.
Eligibility: NGOs from India can apply for this grant
Grant Amount: up to €5000
Apply by: June 30, 2021
Weblink: Moleskine Foundation 

The GROW Fund’, a one-of-its-kind collaborative funding 100 grassroots organisations across India

Title: The GROW Fund', a one-of-its-kind collaborative funding 100 grassroots organisations across India
Organisation: EdelGive Foundation
Theme: Sustainability, Organisational Development, Future Readiness, Grassroots Organisation, Covid-19
Description: The GROW (Grassroots, Resilience, Ownership, Wellness) fund is an initiative developed and promoted by EdelGive Foundation with the aim of building, supporting, and sustaining 100 grassroots organisations across India over a period of 24 months. In the context of the massive COVID related distress, the Fund will be used to give grants supporting:
- Organisation Building Needs
- Important Functions
- Future Readiness"
Eligibility: Small and mid-sized community-based organisations from all across the country who have been combating and enduring COVID inflicted distress. Eligibility Criteria will be shared shortly
Grant Amount: Not Specified Yet
Apply by: The application process and dates will be announced shortly.
Weblink: To stay informed about important dates, eligibility criteria and more, please visit- EdelGive Foundation

To register yourself please visit- Google Form

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

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

 

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

 

Call for proposal from UNDP- Building resilience and facilitate restoring of livelihoods amongst rural micro-entrepreneurs to combat COVID 19 in districts of Haryana and Punjab (Deadline- August 28, 2020)

Title: Call for proposal- Building resilience and facilitate restoring of livelihoods amongst rural micro-entrepreneurs to combat COVID 19 in districts of Haryana and Punjab
Organisation: UNDP Country Office - INDIA
Theme: Covid-19, Restoring of livelihoods
Description: UNDP is seeking the services of a technical agency to roll out micro entrepreneurs’ capacity building and resilience program focused around imparting basic digital skills, business management training including production and sales processes and facilitating market linkages in districts of Haryana and Punjab.
Eligibility: Atleast 3 three years of working experience and footprint in micro entrepreneurs’ sector.
- Atleast 2 years of experience in digital enablement of micro entrepreneurs, marketing linkages, establishing forward and backward linkages, business management and setting up enterprises.
- Service Provider s presence (office/staff) in at least one state is mandatory; and presence in both States (Haryana and Punjab) will be preferred.
Grant Amount: Not Specified
Apply by: 28-Aug-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