Call for Proposals: Road Safety Grants Programme on Safer Road Users

Deadline: 27 June 2017

The Global Road Safety Partnership is seeking proposals for the 12th Round of its Road Safety Grants Programme on Safer Road Users to support the implementation of policies to address road safety behavioural risk factors.  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

Funding 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.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety focuses on improving road safety policies (including laws, regulations, and standards) in 5 countries (mentioned below), and on improving (where possible) and implementing evidence-based road safety policies in 10 cities. There are a number of evidence based interventions aimed at reducing road traffic deaths and injuries.
  • The Road Safety Grants Programme focuses exclusively on the passage and implementation of evidence-based policies which address key behavioural risk factors (speeding, drink driving, lack of seatbelt use, lack of child restraint use, or lack of helmet use).
  • 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.

How to Apply

Interested applicants must apply online via given website.

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

For more information, please visit Road Safety Grants.

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