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October 31, 2019

Small & Mighty Grants Programme relaunched by U.S. Embassy Colombo


Small and Mighty Grants Program once again invites proposals from all sectors, committed and organised Civil Society Organizations, local representatives of civil society, think-tanks, Non-Governmental Organizations, academic institutions and individuals.

All grantees must have a non-profit status.

Program Objective: To promote funding opportunities to smaller organizations and individuals with the capacity to lead and develop programs that may not have the infrastructure to compete in U. S. Embassy Colombo formal Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) process.

Program Goals: Promote reconciliation, improve respect for human rights, promote accountability and improve respect for and application of freedom of expression, and encourage economic growth with more equitable distribution of benefits and greater sustainability.

Funding type and amount: 

Most projects are anticipated to be under US$ 5,000.00
Minimum (“Floor”) Award Amount: US$ 1,000.00
Maximum (“Ceiling”) Award Amount US$ 15,000.00

Submission Guidelines: Proposals must be submitted electronically through the Sarvodaya Small Grants Online Platform in one of the three languages: English, Sinhala or Tamil.

Deadline for Applications: Proposals are accepted on a rolling basis until 04th February march 2020. The seventh round of applications will be reviewed and awarded on or before 26th November 2019 and every two months thereafter.

Applicants should use the online form to submit their applications.

Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement for the People in Need.