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Urgent Appeal: Deadline Approaching – Socio-economic Development Grants for Northeast and Select Karnataka Districts

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If you’re looking to make a positive impact in the lives of vulnerable and marginalized communities in India, time is running out. The deadline for applying for Socio-economic Development Grants for Northeast and select Karnataka districts is fast approaching, and organizations working towards the betterment of these communities are being urged to apply as soon as possible.

These grants, aimed at promoting socio-economic development for vulnerable and marginalized communities, are an incredible opportunity for organizations to access the necessary funding to support their efforts. With a focus on holistic development, the grants can be used for a variety of initiatives, including education, healthcare, and income generation.

Join the fight for socio-economic equality and apply for these grants today.

Introduction

If you’re looking to make a positive impact in the lives of vulnerable and marginalized communities in India, time is running out. The deadline for applying for Socio-economic Development Grants for Northeast and select Karnataka districts is fast approaching, and organizations working towards the betterment of these communities are being urged to apply as soon as possible.

These grants, aimed at promoting socio-economic development for vulnerable and marginalized communities, are an incredible opportunity for organizations to access the necessary funding to support their efforts. With a focus on holistic development, the grants can be used for a variety of initiatives, including education, healthcare, and income generation.

Join the fight for socio-economic equality and apply for these grants today.

Socio-Economic Development Grants by Azim Premji Foundation

About Azim Premji Foundation

Azim Premji Foundation’s vision is to contribute towards a more just, equitable, humane, and sustainable society. Our grants work is aligned with this vision and strongly built on our core values. One of our goals is to foster vibrancy in the Civil Society ecosystem, enabling new people with new ideas, who are keen to contribute towards addressing the socio-economic development challenges of the most vulnerable and marginalized communities.

Eligible Organizations

Organizations that meet the below criteria are eligible to apply:

  • Are registered as a Society / Trust / Section 8 company on or after 1 March 2019 (zero to 5 years since registration);
  • Have valid 12A;
  • Have an average annual expenditure of INR 25 lakh or less;
  • Have direct engagement with a vulnerable or marginalised community;
  • Do NOT work directly in education or health (for example, running schools or coaching centres for children of vulnerable communities, running health centres in interior or backward areas). These are areas of work we do not support;
  • Are NOT a social enterprise;
  • Are NOT existing or past partners of the Foundation or already under consideration for a grant.

Make sure you fulfill all the above criteria before you apply.

Focus Regions

We intend to support those who have recently set up organisations that work directly with vulnerable or marginalised communities in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Jharkhand, Odisha, Uttarakhand, and districts in northeast Karnataka (Bagalakote, Ballari, Bidar, Kalaburagi, Koppala, Raichur, Vijayapura, Vijayanagar, and Yadgir).

Grant Amount

The grant amount has not been specified by the Azim Premji Foundation. It will be decided based on the nature, scope and duration of the project.

The deadline to apply for Socio-economic Development Grants for Northeast and select Karnataka districts is May 31, 2024. Interested organizations can apply by visiting the Azim Premji Foundation’s website.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can apply for Socio-economic Development Grants by Azim Premji Foundation?

Organizations that are registered as a Society / Trust / Section 8 company on or after 1 March 2019, have valid 12A, have an average annual expenditure of INR 25 lakh or less, have direct engagement with a vulnerable or marginalized community, do not work directly in education or health, are not a social enterprise, and are not existing or past partners of the Foundation or already under consideration for a grant can apply for the Socio-economic Development Grants by Azim Premji Foundation.

What is the focus of Socio-economic Development Grants by Azim Premji Foundation?

Socio-economic Development Grants by Azim Premji Foundation are aimed at promoting socio-economic development for vulnerable and marginalized communities in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Jharkhand, Odisha, Uttarakhand, and districts in northeast Karnataka (Bagalakote, Ballari, Bidar, Kalaburagi, Koppala, Raichur, Vijayapura, Vijayanagar, and Yadgir).

What initiatives can the grants be used for?

The grants can be used for a variety of initiatives, including education, healthcare, and income generation, aimed at promoting holistic development.

What is the deadline to apply for Socio-economic Development Grants by Azim Premji Foundation?

The deadline to apply for Socio-economic Development Grants for Northeast and select Karnataka districts is May 31, 2024.

How is the grant amount decided?

The grant amount is decided based on the nature, scope, and duration of the project proposed by the organization that has applied for the grant.

What is the vision of Azim Premji Foundation?

The vision of Azim Premji Foundation is to contribute towards a more just, equitable, humane, and sustainable society by fostering vibrancy in the Civil Society ecosystem and enabling new people with new ideas to contribute towards addressing the socio-economic development challenges of the most vulnerable and marginalized communities.

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