EWMI ACCESS invites Georgian Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), civic movements, and citizen groups to apply to Act Now / Rapid Response Grants to respond to the COVID-19 crisis in a timely manner.
These grants are designed to rapidly deploy flexible resources to organizations and civic activists to take civic action and:
a) Minimize the threat/spread of COVID-19 in Georgia;
b) Provide critical support to disproportionately impacted and/or at-risk communities;
c) Facilitate inter-sectoral cooperation to help strengthen/scale up national response efforts and/or;
d) Address other significant aspects of the COVID-19 crisis as efficiently as possible.
1. Registered CSOs - they must submit standard grant budgets detailing their expenses; OR
2. Unregistered movements and citizen groups - they must submit a list of goods/services needed to implement their initiatives, costs by goods/services, and a list of vendors who can provide those goods/services;
3. Applicants must demonstrate that the proposed intervention is critical and that it must happen quickly to be effective.
Act Now / Rapid Response Grants can be requested at any time.
Considering the urgency of the issue, EWMI ACCESS will processed the grant applications quickly – within 3 to 7 days.
Amount of Act Now Grant: Min. $500 – Max. $5,000;
Duration of Projects: Min. 2 Weeks – Max. 2 months.
Utilize This Offer
Act Now / Rapid Response Grants program will NOT fund ongoing projects/activities; direct service provision, including humanitarian assistance services; regular office running costs (e.g. rent, utility bills, staff salaries) and organizations with a budget of over $200,000.
Deadline: ongoing (rolling basis).
For more information, please visit http://ewmi-access.org/act-now-rapid-response-grant-program/