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 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



Grant Round for Crisis Lines Responding to Covid-19 from Twilio (Deadline- June 05, 2020)

Title: Covid-10 Crisis Line Grant Round
Organisation: Twilio 
Theme: Covid-19
Description: is committing $2 million in grant funding for organizations that operate crisis lines for people impacted by COVID-19. We want to help nonprofits and NGOs build and scale the next generation of crisis support services. If you work on a hotline or helpline that supports people in crisis as a result of COVID-19, Twilio encourage you to apply for a grant.
Eligibility: Twilio accept grant proposals from organizations based anywhere in the world. NGOs from India can apply for this grant
Grant Amount: Up to a maximum of $150,000 for activities covering a period of up to 12 months
Apply by: June 05, 2020
Weblink: Twilio' Covid-10 Crisis Line Grant Round


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