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Grants to address the Root Causes of Poverty and Poor Education in Malaysia

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted April 6, 2021 from Brazil
Expired on May 30, 2021
Khind Starfish Foundation logo
Khind Starfish Foundation logo

The Khind Starfish Foundation is inviting applications for Projects for Happiness that is an initiative for all undergraduates in Malaysia to design grassroots projects – anywhere in Malaysia – which promote happiness and address the root cause of poverty and poor education.

They encourage applicants to employ innovative techniques and creativity to engage participants in ways that focus on education, helping the underprivileged, arts & culture, environmental protection, animal welfare, and racial harmony.

They want to encourage nationwide sustainable community initiatives by finding creative ways to help uplift the lives of those who are socio­economically challenged. They believe that we all, everyone, in their own way should give back to society.

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Eligibility Criteria:
1. Undergraduates in any Malaysian university;
2. Both group and individual submissions.

There are six categories of themes in this project:
a) Helping the Underprivileged; b) Community,
c) Quality Education;
d) Arts and Culture;
e) Environment Protection;
f) Animal Welfare;
g) Racial Harmony.

Poverty eradication and education shall be targeted to those under privileged groups that aim at improving their living conditions, creating jobs and providing education opportunity for the needy.

Cultural and performing arts shall organize, carry out, facilitate or support initiatives or measures in connection with promotion of culture, arts or heritage.

We encourage applicants to employ innovative techniques and creativity to engage participants in ways that focus on education, helping the underprivileged, arts & culture, environmental protection, animal welfare, and racial harmony.

In view of the COVID­19 pandemic, projects for submission are required to include online or online related elements.

Each selected submission will be awarded a grant, up to a maximum of RM10,000.00.

Once the proposal has been selected, the student has to raise minimum of 15% of the total project cost before the fund is awarded. Please note that the initial 15% fund shall be raised from a minimum of 10 persons.

Student application (proposal) must be submitted to Khind Starfish Foundation official website by 31 May 2021.

For more information, please visit http://www.khindstarfishfoundation.org.my/about-project.php

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Apr 06
Apr 06

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you, in order to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and attests usually required by calls such this one);
3. Write - baby steps... - and discuss a project draft, to validate within your group the priorities of the proposal(s) and to train your grant writing skills as well;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal / project. Start now!!!
5. Do visit regularly the World Pulse website to make customized searches for grant opportunities. How?
a) Click on the Menu (left upper corner);
b) Type the name of your country in the search area (blank space); click enter;
c) Click on Filters;
d) Click on Resource;
e) Browse the results (opportunities) that will show up, by chronological order of posting;
6. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network;
7. Share the opportunities that do not apply to you but can interest others;
8. Instead of copying this posting in order to share it, please forward the link of this page. Hence more people will get to know World Pulse, this website and/or its Resources section!
Best,
Ana Isabel

Jill Langhus
Apr 07
Apr 07

Thanks, Ana.