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Small Grant Program “Staying Resilient Amid the Pandemic in Southeast Asia”

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted January 4, 2021 from Brazil
Expires on December 30, 2022
SEA Junction logo
SEA Junction logo

SEA Junction, established under the Thai non-profit organization Foundation for Southeast Asia Studies (ForSEA), aims to foster understanding and appreciation of Southeast Asia in all its socio-cultural dimensions - from arts and lifestyles to economy and development.

SEA Junction is launching the “Staying Resilient Amid the Pandemic in Southeast Asia small-grant program.

The 3-year program, with support of the China Medical Board Foundation and WIEGO, provides funds to efforts working to build social capital, strengthen community resilience, improve the living and health conditions of local communities (geographical as well as functional) and enhance their capacity to cope with the current situation of COVID-19 and its longer-term socio-economic and health impacts.

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Eligibility Criteria:
1. This call is open to individuals and groups (both formal and informal).
2. Focus is on socio-economic and health dimensions of COVID-19.
3. Activities are to be located in Southeast Asia.
4. Priority is given to community-led and inclusive initiatives.
5. Emphasis on equity and resilience.

Funds can be used to complement existing resources as well as seeds or matching funds.

Besides providing financing, the program will also share relevant COVID-19 and health equity relevant information and knowledge, foster cross-fertilization of ideas and interventions, help build networks and conduct joint advocacy activities.

Small grants for an average of USD3,000 will be awarded to selected groups and individuals.

Deadline: rolling basis, until September 23, 2023.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jan 07
Jan 07

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Jill Langhus
Jan 06
Jan 06

Thanks, Ana.