NTFP-EP Asia calls on grassroots organizations who are doing initiatives in their forested landscapes to build up and strengthen their capacities in conservation, food security and health, and sustainable resource use and livelihoods.
In this funding facility, we accept applications of grassroots initiatives giving particular attention to:
Themes of the initiative must fall under any or combining these thematic areas:
PRSGF will be accessible to more communities within the wider NTFP-EP network in forested areas throughout South and Southeast Asia. Depending on the grant category, the call is open to partner and non-partner community-based organizations (CBOs) of NTFP-EP Asia, primarily in its country networks in Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, and Vietnam, as well as in expansion areas/countries, such as Lao PDR, Myanmar and Thailand.
Small grant award amounts are modest of up to € 5,000.00, but serve a catalytic purpose and are meant to mobilize additional resources.
Strategic grant award amounts to over € 5,000 to a maximum of € 10,000 for projects with strategic and innovative initiatives such as transboundary community-based projects, exchanges, learning workshops and the like. A strong compelling argument should be made to award the grant.
Travel grant award a maximum of € 1,500.00 for applications that indicate participation of IPLCs, women or youth in NTFP-EP training, exchange and action research in the key themes of community conservation, indigenous food and health, NTFP enterprise and fair trade, tenure / ICCAs.
Grant implementation period may vary according to the project but duration should not exceed 12-months;
Eligibility of applicants
Application must satisfy each of the criteria identified below: