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Request for Proposals from Social Organizations working in slums in Bengaluru

Deadline: Closed

A large financial services firm is looking to partner with Social Organizations for its initiatives in slum communities in Bengaluru. This RFP is to identify an implementation partner who can undertake health, nutrition, WASH or safe places to play in a slum area in Bengaluru.

About the program

Target: Approximately 10,000 school children

Cost per child: INR 1,200 for the year (Pls explain the increase or decrease in the cost per child in the budget sheet)

  • Providing health education and awareness in schools located in slum communities
  • Conduct activities around health in schools
  • Conduct general and specialty health check ups
  • Provide treatment to children diagnosed under the specialty check up
  • Create a referral system to the government hospitals
  • Renovate and maintain existing school sanitation facilities
  • Provide clean drinking water in schools

Community program

Target: Approximately 10,000 households (population of around 55,000)

Cost: INR 2,500 per household for a year (Pls explain the increase or decrease in the cost per child in the budget sheet)

  • Providing basic health diagnosis and medication for children and families at the doorstep
  • Improving nutritional status of children in the age group of 0-6 years, pregnant and lactating mothers
  • Improving access to quality sanitation facilities, engaging beneficiaries in behavior change and ensuring community ownership and project sustainability
  • Piloting a co pay model for community sanitation
  • Building safe playgrounds for children so as to help them develop holistically
  • Community building and life skills awareness

Project timeline

One year extendable upon mutual agreement and requirement.

Partner profile (Mandatory)

  • The organization must be located in Bengaluru
  • The organization must have existed for a minimum of 3 year. Special consideration may be applied for deserving NGOs.
  • The organization’s physical address must be verifiable
  •  The organization must have a valid registration number and FCRA/80G eligibility. In addition other certification under 12A, 35AC (desirable).
  •  The organization must have an Executive Board that maintains budgets, annual activity reports and audited financial statements. These yearly records must be available and submitted upon request  The organization must be registered as a non-profit that implements social development projects in India, with no religious or political affiliations

Partner Profile (Preferred)

  • The social organization must have the ability to engage company employees
  • The social organization must have the ability to scale up, if necessary
  • Prior experience in working with slum communities especially women and children.

Location & Deadline

The present RFP seeks NGOs working in Bengaluru. The last date for submission is 6:00 pm on 15th June(Monday) 2015.

We encourage inquiries regarding this RFP and welcome the opportunity to answer questions from potential applicants. Please direct your questions to [email protected]. Please include the words “RFP:  Organizations  in Bengaluru” in the subject line. You can also call on +91-88795 34777 for any queries.

Apply for the RFP here.

Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana by the Ministry of Rural Development

Deadline: Closed

The Ministry of Rural Development is inviting applications from individuals and organizations on ‘Good Practices’ under under Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana in various rural development sectors with an aim to bring substantial improvement in the quality and standard of life among all sections of population.

The SAGY aims to-

  • Bring forth collective intellect of the sector that will help assimilating innovative solutions, breakthroughs and good practices.
  • Documentation and sharing of good practices in rural development planning and implementation which will suggest ways and systems for replication of the models at a larger level in SAGY villages in a time bound manner.

Thematic Areas

  • Education
  • Drinking water
  • Health
  • Banks and other financial services
  • Nutrition
  • Common Service Centres
  • Sanitation
  • Transport
  • Agriculture\Allied sectors
  • Roads and communication infrastructure
  • Manufacturing, including rural industries Energy/Renewable Energy
  • Irrigation & Water Harvesting (Natural
  • Resource Management)
  • Employment /livelihood opportunities
  • Bio-Diversity
  • Food security
  • Housing
  • Development of
  • Elderly/Youth/Children/Persons with Special needs
  • ICT for Rural Development

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants –

  • The nominations are open to legal residents or organisational entities of India only
  • Individuals, Organisations (both Government / Private), Collectors, Charge Officers, PRIs, non-profit or community based organisations

Workshop –

  • The initiative should have positively impacted a reasonably larger area at the minimum one Gram Panchayat or equivalent
  • The initiative should be in operation for more than two years in the rural area
  • The initiative should be replicable and sustainable

For more information, please visit the link here.

Indigenous Peoples Assistance Facility Small Grants Programme 2015

Deadline: Closed

The Indigenous Peoples Assistance Facility supports indigenous peoples to determine and develop priorities and strategies to fulfill development needs of their communities.

The objective of the Indigenous Peoples Assistance Facility is to strengthen indigenous peoples’ communities and their organization by financing small projects which foster their self-driven development in the framework of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, and generate lessons learned and approaches for replication and up-scaling.

Focus Areas: Indigenous Women with a focus on

  1. Food Security and Nutrition
  2. Access to Markets
  3. Land, Territories and Resources
  4. Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation

Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be an indigenous or tribal peoples’ organization legally registered in an IFAD developing Member State.
  • Not-for-profit/non-governmental organizations can apply if designated by the indigenous peoples’ communities to act on their behalf. Evidence of the Free, Prior and Informed Consent by the indigenous peoples’ communities needs to be enclosed to the application form.
  • The applicant’s headquarters must be located in the country of grant implementation, which must also be an IFAD developing Member State.
  • Only projects proposals that clearly/directly benefit indigenous peoples’ communities will be considered eligible for funding.
  • Applicant should not be implementing an IFAD grant at the time of the application.
  • For-profit organisations are not eligible for funding.
  • Proposed project budget requests to the Facility should range between $20,000 and $50,000 and include a minimum contribution by the grant recipient of 20% of the total request from the Facility.

For details on the application procedure and information about this call, visit the link here.

Grant opportunity for Indian NGOs from the Vijay Amritraj Foundation

Deadline: August 30, 2014

The Vijay Amritraj Foundation (VAF) focuses on funding the smaller charities of India who do not have the ability to raise money or awareness for their causes. Charities serving children and adults facing extreme challenges in life such as HIV/AIDS, family abandonment and individuals not accepted by society for their illness will be given support.

VAF makes grants to approved NGO’s throughout India. All prospective applicants should fully review the guidelines for the Foundation before making initial contact.

Our grant giving is carried out in three ways:

  • The VAF requests proposals from charitable organizations in India with which we have been in contact.
  • The VAF will accept proposals from charitable organizations in India who are referred by existing grantees and/or VAF Ambassadors.
  • The VAF accepts unsolicited requests from charitable organizations in India for projects that fall within our program priorities and guidelines.

Letters of inquiry are required for unsolicited programs or projects. The letters should include a brief description of the project, the funding requested, and the period of time for which the funding is being requested.

For details on the guidelines and application procedure, visit the website here.

Workshop on Financial Management and Social Accountability for nonprofit and charitable organizations

Deadline: July 15, 2014

Visthar, a secular nonprofit organization, committed to enabling women, children and other marginalized sections their rights is pleased to announce a ‘Workshop on Financial management and social accountability for Non-profit and charitable organizations’ . Over the last six years this program has been well attended and well received among NGOs, Civil Service Organizations(CSOs) and other Charitable Organizations(COs).

The workshop aims:

  • To enable participants jointly understand and evolve systems for programme and financial planning, monitoring and evaluation.
  • To create awareness of the latest provisions of taxation laws as applicable to NPOs and of FCRA.
  • To strengthen skills and confidence in integrating finance and operations effectively.

The workshop is a must attend for finance and programme administrators and executives of NGOs & charitable organizations in India.

For further details on the programme schedule and registration procedure, click here.



Partnerships invited from Social Organizations working in Mumbai

The Breakfast Revolution tackles malnutrition in children by providing tasty, nutritious, and safe breakfasts. The meals are cost effective and cover the gaps left by the child’s daily dietary intake. The program also includes deworming, Vitamin A prophylaxis and quarterly medical check-ups to track health benefits.

Interested social organizations can partner with The Breakfast Revolution by filling this form.