The SEA Junction is launching the “Staying Resilient Amid the Pandemic in Southeast Asia” small-grant program.
The 3-year program, with support of the China Medical Board Foundation and WIEGO, provides funds to efforts working to build social capital, strengthen community resilience, improve the living and health conditions of local communities (geographical as well as functional) and enhance their capacity to cope with the current situation of COVID-19 and its longer-term socio-economic and health impacts.
- Small grants for an average of USD3,000 will be awarded to selected groups and individuals.
- Funds can be used to complement existing resources as well as seeds or matching funds. Besides providing financing, the program will also share relevant COVID-19 and health equity relevant information and knowledge, foster cross-fertilization of ideas and interventions, help build networks and conduct joint advocacy activities
- This call is open to individuals and groups (both formal and informal)
- Focus is on socio-economic and health dimensions of COVID-19
- Activities are to be located in Southeast Asia
- Priority is given to community-led and inclusive initiatives
- Emphasis on equity and resilience
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