Project proposals that connect any of the aforementioned to other aspects of urban sustainability, e.g. quality education, responsible production and consumption and/or reduced inequality are equally welcome.
The Small Grants Programme is designed to break open silos of expertise and call for collaborations across different professional backgrounds. They therefore strongly encourage cross-disciplinary projects and involvement of stakeholders on the ground as well as collaborative applications of at least 2 individuals/organizations/institutions.
- The maximum amount granted per proposal is 5 Lakh INR;
- Funding period up to 12 months.
- BSF is looking forward to proposals from individuals/institutions/organizations working in the areas of urban water, urban biodiversity, urban climate change or other aspects of urban sustainability.
- The proposed project should involve at least two individuals/parties/organizations, in accordance with the BSF’s objective of a collaborative or integrative approach. They appreciate cross-disciplinary project proposals.
- Proposals for projects which might not directly fall under the specified areas, but are able to establish logical connections with (at least) one of them can be taken under consideration.
- Examples of appropriate activities for these grants include documentation, data collection, research, outreach and communication, training, workshops, citizen science and citizen engagement.
For more information, visit https://www.bengalurusustainabilityforum.org/small-grants/