Strengthening peer led initiative to reduce the impact of HIV/AIDS on MSM population in India
Multi Country South Asia (MSA) Program Overview
The Global Fund supported South Asia Regional HIV program is currently in its second phase of grant implementation started from July 2013 to December 2017. With Save The Children International (SCI) serving as Principal Recipient in this phase, the program covers seven countries in South Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka) through direct program implementation. Under the guidance and supervision of NACO and SCI, the selected sub recipient – The Humsafar Trust will implement the program activities in India till December 2017 focussing on Men who have Sex with Men aligned with the National Strategic Plan 2017 – 2020 and NACP IV.
Community System Strengthening and Advocacy Seed Grants (CASG)
Considering the need and the objective of the South Asian Regional HIV Program with a strong community systems strengthening (CSS) focus and with reference to the Global Fund’s CSS Framework, one of the main component in the program is Advocacy Seed Grants which aims to provide support towards MSM led organization on community driven initiatives in advocating related policy environment at local or national level. It is expected that this seed fund program will cover its following objectives:
Eligibility to apply for CASG
CSS and advocacy seed grants was developed as an initiative in facilitating community led intervention particularly towards MSM populations to reduce harm and negative impact from HIV epidemic. The grant will be open for registered MSM CBOs all over India. Organizations who meet these following criteria would be eligible to submit the proposal for CASG program:
CASG Priority Areas
The applicants should focus on one or more of these following areas that would benefit the MSM and people living with HIV:
Please note the following:
Grant award limit:
All awards will be up to 3 Lakhs for a maximum period of 4 months towards grants implementation and one month towards reporting.
How to apply:
Organizations need to submit their application with the following annexures duly filled in all purposes:
Annexure 1 – GENERAL APPLICATION FORM
Annexure 2 – GUIDELINE FOR PREPARATION OF PROJECT PROPOSAL
Annexure 3 – BUDGET TEMPLATE
Those who fail in completing the forms in full will not qualify for the selection process.
The soft copy of completed application forms should be submitted to following Email ID:
For more information please contact
Mr. Anand Ishware, Contact Number- 8108282887 OR
Mr. Manish Kakvani, Contact Number- 9699183443
The last date for to submission of Proposal Application Form is 10th May, 2017 COB (close of business)