Updated Apr 05, 2021CLOSED

Enhancing Civil Society Organisations’ Capacities in Response to socio-economic impact of COVID-19 in India

Offered by European Union

The global objective of this call for proposals is to support Indian CSOs’ contributions towards the provision of social protection for the poor and vulnerable, particularly those that have been most negatively impacted by the COVID pandemic.

The specific objective of this call for proposals is to strengthen the capacity of CSOs in their engagement to mitigate and build resilience of the most vulnerable segments of society, emerging as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, through access to public entitlements, social protection, promotion of skills/employment and advocating public policies.

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CLOSEDMay 10, 2021Deadline
$590,573 - $1,181,146Amount
36 to 48 monthsDuration(Months)

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented In:
Focus AreasPolicy and Regulation
Citizen Participation (Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance)
Social Services (Gender)
Workforce Development (Education)

Lead applicant

(1) In order to be eligible for a grant, the lead applicant must:

• be a legal person and

• be non-profit-making and

• be a specific type of organisation such as: civil society organisations and/or their associations and/or national platforms and

• be established in India or a Member State of the European Union (EU) or in a Member State of the European Economic Area (EEA) and

• be directly responsible for the preparation and management of the action with the co-applicant(s) and affiliated entity(ies), not acting as an intermediary.

Application And Awards Process

To apply to this call for proposals organisations must register in PADOR and submit their application in PROSPECT (see section 2.2.2 of the guidelines). The aim of PROSPECT is to increase the efficiency of the management of the call for proposals and to offer a better service to civil society organisations through a new panel of functionalities such as the on-line submission and the possibility to follow up online the status of their application.


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