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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.

Request for Proposals from Social Organizations working in the slums of Mumbai

Deadline: November 30, 2014

Our client, a large financial services company operating across the country, is looking to partner with Social Organizations for its CSR activities. The company is considering healthcare and related interventions such as water and sanitation.

Please note:

  1. The social organization would be required to help with Community Needs assessment (CNA)
  2. The duration of the program will be 1 year
  3. The project implementation would be from March to December 2015
  4. The social organization must be flexible enough to work in other slum areas
  5. The social organization must be willing to collaborate with other social organization for the same program in their area
  6. The social organization must have the ability to engage company employees

If your organization fits the above criteria, please provide us with your organizational details in this form.

Please use this budget template to fill in the RFP.

Webinar on “Social Media: Using Facebook and More to Sell Your Mission”

Date: October 30, 2014

Time: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Nonprofit professionals today have extraordinary opportunities at their fingertips to connect with resources that extend far past their location. However, with this rapid growth, it is critical to stay in tune with all the new developments. As Web 2.0 evolves into Web 3.0, a lack of knowledge on of the basic social media landscape and its applications can waste valuable time and money.

This interactive web-based seminar aims to inform managers and fundraisers on using social media to increase visibility and raise funds through an introduction to the basics of social media and its applications.

Who should attend?

This course is ideally suited to nonprofit professionals who want to build their capacity through increased understanding of communications and social media- Executive Directors/NGO managers who are responsible for communications and individuals who want to develop their professional skills and effectiveness.

The course will be delivered entirely through the internet. You only need to have a computer, high-speed internet connection and a headphone. Participants from any part of the world can attend it.

The course will consist of a 60 minute presentation where you will see the slides and hear the trainer, followed by a 30 minute Q&A session during which your questions will be answered by the trainer in real time. This course is supported by extensive additional materials for participants to use after the course, including access to the webinar presentation, webinar slides, and training materials.

To register your participation for the webinar, please visit the link here.

Tapping into CSR funds – Pune

The need Register Today

With the Companies Act 2013 mandating Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) for companies in India, the social sector holds the potential to transform and expand. Increased corporate engagement in India’s social development arena paves the way for opportunities of collaboration between companies and social organizations (primarily comprising of NGOs and Social Enterprises).

Companies, starting June 2014, will have allocated CSR funds to support programs undertaken by social organizations. However, this would require social organizations to effectively conduct outreach, corporate engagement, and understand the nature of a strategic and sustainable partnership in order to establish and implement large-scale, impactful social interventions.

The offering

Having successfully undertaken CSR projects and events with a wide network of NGOs and SEs, as well as facilitating partnerships between companies and social organizations, Samhita is well placed as the knowledge leader to effectively create a platform where both companies and social organizations can interact, grow and sustain, pushing evidence-based social impact at the forefront of strategic CSR.

Some of our past trainings and conferences include TechCamp Mumbai (in partnership with US Consulate Mumbai), TechCamp Bengaluru (in partnership with US Consulate Chennai), CSR in Healthcare (in partnership with USAID) and CSR in Education (in partnership with DFID). Samhita is also one of the learning and development partners of the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (affiliated with the Union Ministry of Corporate Affairs) and is taking an active role in norming and educating all key stakeholders of the Companies Act 2013.

The offering is a one-day capacity-building event that addresses the core needs of social organizations and equips them to better access companies and tap into CSR funding, while also giving companies the opportunity to interact and gain exposure to the work being done on the ground.


  • Increase awareness among social organizations about the life cycle of corporate engagement and insights into nature of partnerships
  • Training social organizations for appropriate skills and resources for establishing and developing partnerships with companies and maintaining effective engagements with them
  • Create a platform for social organizations to understand objectives, model, existing infrastructure, organizational requirements, and functional structure of Companies and vice versa.
  • Record best practices and case studies from past successful social organization-corporate engagements
  • Provide an opportunity to social organizations to pitch programs, collect feedback from companies and potentially kick-start some dialogue that can lead to partnerships

Registration fees Register Today

  • Rs.5,000 (excl. taxes) per head

Note: You can avail of a 10% discount if more than one person from your organization is attending the event.
Note: Limited seats available. Registrations will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis.

Proposed Agenda

09:00 – 09:30am Registration
09:30 – 10:30am Companies Act
10:30 – 11:15am Session I: Proposal writing & budgeting
11:15 – 11:30am Coffee and conversations
11:30 – 12:15 pm Session II: Monitoring & evaluation
12:15 – 12:45 pm Session III: Corporate interaction
12:45 – 01:30 pm Lunch
01:30 – 02:15 pm Session IV: Measuring impact
02:15 – 02:45 pm Session V: Communicating Impact
02:45 – 03:15 pm Session VI: Using technology effectively
03:15 – 03:30 pm Coffee and conversations
03:30 – 04:15 pm Session VII: Preparing a pitch
04:15 – 06:30 pm Networking with Companies

Request for Proposals from NGOs working for women’s hygiene in Saran district, Bihar

Deadline: June 20, 2014

A multinational company manufacturing sanitary napkins for women and healthcare products for infants is looking to reach out to villages in Saran district of Bihar for selling these products in rural households. They are looking to partner with social organizations operating in Saran, who can send their women employees to different rural households for spreading awareness on menstrual hygiene & infant health, and also sell these products to the rural women. The social organization will be compensated with a margin for each product sold.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The organization must be located in Saran or Patna, Bihar
  • The organization must be working in the field of women’s health/hygiene or women empowerment
  • The organization must have considerable number of women employees
  • The organization must be in operation for a minimum period of 1 year from the date of registration
  • The organization must be registered as a non-profit that implements social development projects in India, with no religious or political affiliations
  • The organization’s physical address provided must be verifiable
  • The organization must have a valid 80G and 12A certification
  • 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 fully comply with local and central government regulations and labor laws
To apply for the RFP, please visit the link


U.S. Consulate General Mumbai Small Grants Program

Deadline: April 22, 2014

The U.S. Consulate General Mumbai is holding a small grants competition to fund programs that promote Indo-U.S. relations.  The programs must occur in western India (the states of Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Goa, Madhya Pradesh and/or Maharashtra).  Proposals can include, but are not limited to, projects, seminars, conferences, workshops, exhibitions and outreach campaigns.

Proposals must focus on one of the following three priority areas of the U.S. Mission to India:

  1. Promote better Indo-U.S. bilateral relations, with an emphasis on business ties
  2. Encourage regional and global roles for India
  3. Enhance security cooperation


  • The project supports one or more of the grant priorities outlined above
  • The proposals should be submitted via email or mail and should include a written narrative in English
  • This competition is open only to individuals, non-governmental organizations, public education institutions, and other legally-recognized non-profit institutions that meet Indian and/or U.S. technical and legal requirements to develop and implement public diplomacy programs
  • Indian organizations must have registered and received a Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) number from the Government of India

To apply click here