Deadline: 8 June 2020
Open to: applications addressing national level road safety policy reform and/or its implementation with comprehensive provisions on road user behavioral risk factors from Argentina, Bangladesh, Brazil, China, Colombia, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Malaysia, Mexico, Philippines, Uganda and Vietnam
Benefits: proposals can be submitted for grants up to a maximum amount of EUR 112455
The Road Safety Grants Programme has supported organizations advocating for the adoption and implementation of evidence-based policies to protect road users since 2012 and improve vehicle safety standards since 2017.
The grants programme is supported by the Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety.
Safer Road Users and Safer Vehicles
The Global Road Safety Partnership is pleased to announce the launch of the Round 17 Call for Proposals under the Road Safety Grants Programme. In Round 17, GRSP will accept applications for advocacy to strengthen road user policies as well as vehicle safety standards in eligible countries.Please carefully read the call for proposals to determine if you are eligible before you apply. After you log in to our on-line system, select the CN Safer Road Users_RD17 and/or CN Safer Vehicles_RD17.
The Bloomberg Philanthropies Initiative for Global Road Safety focuses on improving and implementing evidence-based road safety policies (including laws, regulations, and standards) in a number of low- and middle-income countries. A number of evidence-based interventions aimed at reducing road traffic deaths and injuries are included in BIGRS. The Road Safety Grants Programme focuses exclusively on the passage and implementation of evidence-based policies which address key behavioural risk factors (speeding, drink driving, lack of seatbelt use, lack of child restraint use, or lack of helmet use) and vehicle safety standards.
Which countries are eligible to apply?
- Applications addressing national level road safety policy reform and/or its implementation with comprehensive provisions on road user behavioral risk factors will be accepted from Argentina, Bangladesh, Brazil, China, Colombia, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Malaysia, Mexico, Philippines, Uganda and Vietnam.
- Applications addressing national level vehicle safety regulations reform and/or vehicle safety regulations implementation will only be accepted from Colombia and Mexico.
Who can apply for a grant?
Governmental and non-governmental organizations in the nominated countries can apply for grants within the following parameters:
- Governmental organizations with relevant authority over road safety policy and/or its implementation. Road police and military agencies are not eligible to apply.
- Non-governmental organizations (including but not limited to civil society organizations and educational institutions) with relevant advocacy experience on policy reform and/or its implementation
- Applicants must be registered legal entities in the country of project delivery, capable of entering into contractual arrangements, receiving foreign funds, and assuming legal and financial obligations.
- Applicants cannot be recipients of financial support from alcohol, firearms, pornography, or tobacco industries.
- The Road Safety Grants Programme does not fund individuals.
- If you are a current grantee organization, please discuss development of a Concept Note with your focal person in GRSP.
Proposals can be submitted for grants up to a maximum amount of EUR 112455 (120,000 Swiss francs (CHF)) for a project of no more than 24 months.
How to Apply?
Log on to the on-line system to prepare and submit your concept note.
Only applications submitted in English will be considered.
Applicants may submit more than one project concept note for funding consideration.
Applicant organizations with successful concept notes will be requested to prepare and submit a full proposal to be evaluated for funding.
For more information, please visit the official web page.