GRSP Press Release
Global Road Safety Partnership

Road Safety Grants Programme:
Call for Proposals - Round 7


The Global Road Safety Partnership is pleased to announce the launch of the Call for Proposals for Round 7 of the Road Safety Grants Programme.

Initiated in early 2012 with funding from Bloomberg Philanthropies, the primary objective of the Road Safety Grants Programme is to support civil society organizations in selected low- and middle-income countries to advocate for policy change to protect road users. It also supports civil society organizations to promote the successful implementation of evidence-based policies. 
Since its inception, the programme has awarded 36 grants to 27 civil society organizations in 8 countries. In 2015, with continued funding under the
Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety the grants programme is expanding to include new cities and countries.
Eligible Countries and Cities
Concept notes will be accepted from civil society organizations applying to work on policy change or policy implementation, on national, provincial, or municipal levels, in the following countries:

  • China, India, Philippines, Tanzania, Thailand, Vietnam
Concept notes will also be accepted from civil society organizations applying to work on policy change or policy implementation in the following cities:
  • Brazil: Fortaleza, Sao Paulo
  • China: Shanghai
  • Colombia: Bogota
  • Ethiopia: Addis Ababa
  • Ghana: Accra
  • India: Mumbai
  • Indonesia: Bandung
  • Thailand: Bangkok
  • Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City
Legacy Countries
Applications will also be considered from civil society organizations in Brazil, Cambodia, Kenya, Mexico and Turkey which propose to contribute to on-going advocacy campaigns already supported by the Road Safety Grants Programme. To read about grants supported to date
click here.  
Details on the selection criteria and grants process can be downloaded directly from our website in ten languages by
clicking here. A set of application documents is also available for organizations who wish to apply – all applications must be in English.

The deadline for submission of completed concept notes is Monday, 6 April 2015 at 08:00 hours, Central European Time. Notice of the outcome of the selection process will be sent to applicants Friday 26 May 2015.  Selected applicants will then be invited to submit full applications for funding.

DOWNLOAD CALL FOR CONCEPT NOTES – Bahasa Indonesia, Chinese, English, Khmer, Portuguese, Spanish, Filipino, Thai, Turkish and Vietnamese.

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