The Edu-Impact Contest 2021 seeks to identify and encourage impactful projects that overcome challenges in the field of education in India. Through this contest, the Silicon Valley chapter of Asha for Education will fund upto 3 projects for period of 1-3 years from the below categories for a budget of upto INR 11 lakhs.
Education policy advocacy and enforcement
Projects advocating for changes to government policy or helping enforce policies
Education initiatives empowering the girl child
Projects benefiting the female gender tackling challenges such as ( but not limited to ) female hygiene, malnutrition, child labor, early marriages, trafficking etc.
Submit the proposal
If you are a registered NGO from India with a valid FCRA, with an idea that meet the above conditions, apply now by clicking the link below. Your application should reach us by March 31st, 2021. Refer FAQ below for more details. If you have more questions, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.Submit here
PROGRAM GUIDELINES AND FAQ
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- Education policy advocacy and enforcement : projects advocating for changes to government policy or helping enforce policies
- Education initiatives empowering the girl child : projects benefiting the female gender tackling challenges such as ( but not limited to ) female hygiene, malnutrition, child labor, early marriages, trafficking etc.
• Initial proposal submission – End Of March 2021
• Selection of shortlisted projects Mid April 2021
• Final selection of projects – Early May 2021
• Site visits – June – Aug 2021
Projects will be funded from approx. October 2021 onwards.
New Projects Funded in the last 2 years
Sankalp Ek Prayas, Chattisgarh
Work with 15 rural government schools to improve the quality of education in Durg & Bhilai, Chattisgarh. More info here.
DISHA CHARITABLE TRUST
Provides rehabilitation services to children with deafblindness and multiple disabilities in the greater Vadodara area. More info here.
GRAMIN VIKAS SAMITI
Rescues and rehabilitates children in distress in areas of Damoh district, Madhya Pradesh. More info here.
RURAL VOLUNTEERS CENTER
Addresses critical education needs in flood prone districts of Assam. More info here.
Provides access to quality education for children of the Musahar community in Jamui district, Bihar. More info here.
Parivaar Sri Ramakrishna Seva Kutir, Madhya Pradesh
Provide nutritious meals and supplementary education for 100 children in Dewas, Madhya Pradesh where malnutrition is as high as 90%. More info here.
Provided a school bus to ensure safe transportation of 154 girl children rehabilitated from perilous conditions in Mysore, Karnataka. More info here.
Snehalaya English Medium School was set up in 2010, primarily to provide education to their Rehab Center children who were struggling in mainstream school as their HIV medication and restricted health affected their concentration and attendance. Asha is funding a teacher training program for Snehalaya in the areas of psychological, health education and counselling. More info here.
Maitri - Shaala, Maharashtra
Set up a library and bring activity based learning to improve the quality of education for 150 children in tribal community of Melghat, Maharashtra. More info here.
Human Uplift Trust, Tamil Nadu
Support the living, medical and education expenses for 30 children orphaned/affected by HIV in Perambalur, Tamil Nadu. More info here.