Road Safety Grants Programme: Call for Proposals – Round 8

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The Global Road Safety Partnership is pleased to announce the launch of the Call for Proposals for Round 8 of the Road Safety Grants Programme.

Initiated in early 2012 with funding from Bloomberg Philanthropies, the primary objective of the Road Safety Grants Programme is to support civil society organizations in selected low- and middle-income countries to advocate for policy change to protect road users. It also supports civil society organizations to promote the successful implementation of evidence-based policies.

Since its inception, the programme has awarded 38 grants to 27 civil society organizations in 8 countries. In 2015, with continued funding under the Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety, the programme is expanding to include new cities and countries.

Eligible Countries and Cities
Concept notes will be accepted from civil society organizations applying to work on policy change or policy implementation, on national, provincial, or municipal levels, in the following countries:

  • China
  • India
  • Philippines
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam

Concept notes will also be accepted from civil society organizations applying to work on policy change or policy implementation in the following cities:

  • Brazil: Fortaleza, Sao Paulo
  • China: Shanghai
  • Colombia: Bogota
  • Ethiopia: Addis Ababa
  • Ghana: Accra
  • India: Mumbai
  • Indonesia: Bandung
  • Thailand: Bangkok
  • Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City

Legacy Countries
Applications will also be considered from civil society organizations in Brazil, Cambodia, Kenya, Mexico and Turkey which propose to contribute to on-going advocacy campaigns already supported by the Road Safety Grants Programme. To read about grants supported to date click here.

How to Apply – On-line Application (New!)
Details of how to apply are available in the Call for Concept Notes and on our website. GRSP has a new on-line grants management system which will allow applicants to submit and track applications on-line, and facilitate multiple applications along with many other exciting features. Access to the grants management system can be accessed through our website by clicking here.

The deadline for submission of completed concept notes is Monday 3 August 2015 at 08:00 hours, Central European Time. Notice of the outcome of the selection process will be sent to applicants Friday 18 September 2015. Selected applicants will then be invited to submit full applications for funding.

DOWNLOAD CALL FOR CONCEPT NOTES – Bahasa Indonesia, Chinese, English, Khmer, Portuguese, Spanish, Filipino, Thai, Turkish and Vietnamese. Note that all applications must be written in English.

For further information or inquires please contact or see our website.

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