Global Road Safety Partnership: Seeking Proposals for Road Safety Grants Programme on Safer Road Users Round 14

Deadline: 19 June 2018

The Global Road Safety Partnership is currently accepting proposals for the 14th round of its Road Safety Grants Programme on Safer Road Users to support projects to develop and deliver high-impact, evidence-based road safety interventions designed to strengthen road safety policies and their implementation.

Grant Information

Proposals can be submitted for grants up to a maximum amount of 120,000 Swiss francs (CHF) for a short-term, one-year or two-year project.

Type of Projects

  • Proposals must focus on policy reform or policy implementation that will lead to substantial reductions in road traffic injuries and deaths. The Road Safety Grants Programme supports organizations advocating for passage and implementation of comprehensive policies (legislation, regulations, standards, etc.) to address road safety behavioural risk factors. In particular:
    • Speed
    • Drink driving
    • Helmets
    • Seat-belts
    • Child restraints
  • The Road Safety Grants Programme also supports organizations to support the implementation of policies to address road safety behavioural risk factors. Some approaches might include:
    • Social marketing and media activities to raise public awareness of legislation and on-going enforcement of it.
    • Support efforts to adopt and implement effective regulations, such as helmet standards or child restraint standards
    • Support the development of an implementation plan, which might include organizing a multisectoral coordinating committee; advocate for establishment and allocation of a budget that will ensure effective implementation.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applications addressing national level road safety policy reform and/or its implementation with comprehensive provisions on behavioural risk factors will be accepted from China, India, Philippines, Tanzania and Thailand.
  • Governmental and non-governmental organizations based in eligible countries and cities can apply for grants within the following parameters:
  • Governmental organizations with relevant authority over road safety policy and/ or its implementation. Road police and military agencies are not eligible to apply.
  • Non-governmental organizations (including but not limited to civil society organizations and educational institutions) with relevant advocacy experience on policy reform/and or its implementation
  • Additionally,
    • Applicants must be registered legal entities in the country of project delivery, capable of entering into contractual arrangements, receiving foreign funds, and assuming legal and financial obligations.
    • Applicants cannot be recipients of financial support from alcohol, firearms, pornography, or tobacco industries.
    • The Road Safety Grants Programme does not fund individuals.
    • If applicants are a current grantee organization, please discuss development of Concept Note with technical advisor.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply online via given website.

Eligible Countries: China, India, Philippines, Tanzania and Thailand.

For more information, please visit Safer Road Users.

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