South Asia Regional Project to Strengthen Community Resilience to COVID-19 

As part of an EU-funded initiative, The Asia Foundation is implementing a project to address the immediate threat and longer-term implications of Covid-19 for the most vulnerable populations of Pakistan. The goal is to provide greater awareness of health risks and preventive measures, better access to support services, and greater responsiveness of public authorities to the voice and interests of the poor, women and girls and other marginalized populations.

The Foundation is looking for change-makers who are passionate to work on innovative solutions to create awareness of health risks and preventive measures to address the issues of marginalized people in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Core Areas

Proposal concepts should focus on one or more of the following areas:

Eligibility criteria

A project that has the potential for a wider community impact will be preferred. Applicants should be willing to participate in orientation sessions and weekly progress review meetings.

The proposed activities may include street theatre performances, discussion forums, formation, and capacity building of volunteer networks, and research to ascertain the impact of the pandemic and the effectiveness of counter-strategies. Prospective applicants shall propose innovative ideas they feel are suitable to build a critical mass of youth leadership at the community level in a manner that provides sustained engagement of good practices.

The proposal template is enclosed with the call for application. Please feel free to reach out to should you have any queries or need assistance in filling the proposal template.

Kindly submit your proposals using the attached template to by June 5th, 2022.

Grant Ceiling: PKR 300,000 to 400,000.

Grant Duration: 1- 2 months.
Start Date: June 25th, 2022