February 12, 2007
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Published By Tashi

Finance Department invites applications for NED grant 2007-08

Monday, 12 February 2007, 10:35 a.m.

Dharamshala: The Social And Resource Development Fund(SARD) unit of the Department of Finance, Central Tibetan Administration, invites project proposals from the regional Tibetan Non Government Organisations for NED Mini-Grant from April 2007 to March 2008.

The objective of the NED Mini-Grant programme is to support democracy and human rights consciousness among Tibetans and improve understanding and to encourage women and youth in decision-making and development process of the Tibetan community in exile.

The grant provides modest support in the form of seed money or one-time grants to Tibetan grassroots organisations and associations that are working to inform and educate their communities about democracy and human rights and other communal issues to increase participation in the political and development process in the exile Tibetan community.

Funding will only be provided for stand-alone projects. No money will be awarded for ongoing core costs. There is no restriction on the number of times an organisation may receive an award. However, priority will be given to projects that fulfill the aforesaid objectives.

Each award will be at least Rs. 23,000, but not more than Rs. 54,000.

The project proposals must reach SARD, Department of Finance by 20 March 2007. The project must be implemented by March 2008.

For more information about NED Mini-Grant, see announcement page

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