Updated Apr 29, 2020

COVID-19 Small Grants Program

Offered by U.S. Department of State

This funding opportunity seeks to support effective coalitions that will bolster and leverage U.S.-India collaboration across a range of fields to fight COVID-19, in India and globally.Potential grantees should be able to implement a small-grants program to promote innovation in addressing COVID-19, encourage partnerships between U.S. and Indian institutions and organizations in combating COVID-19, and facilitate joint action that makes a difference against the disease.The grant will provide resources for a grantee to manage and administer small grants to stakeholders from government organizations, non-profits, think tanks, academic institutions, incubators and accelerators, in close coordination with the U.S. Mission to India.The grantee will be required to solicit proposals that contribute to and/or build upon initiatives that counter the impact of COVID-19 on Indian society, U.S.-India cooperation, and wider communities across the Indo-Pacific region.
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Sep 30, 2020Deadline
Up to $100,000Amount

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented In:
Focus AreasResponse Technologies (Humanitarian Assistance)
Economic Growth and Trade
Communication with Communities (Humanitarian Assistance)
Communications and Media
  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education

  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education

  • Private institutions of higher education

Other Requirements

Reporting Requirements

All awards issued under this announcement require both program and financial reports on a frequency specified in the award agreement. The disbursement of funds will be tied to the timely submission of these reports. All details related to award administration will be specified in the award agreement. The point of contact for questions or issues related to the administration of the grant/cooperative agreement will be specified in the award agreement.


Application Directions

All application materials must be submitted electronically through Grants.gov.


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