Funding Opportunity: Strengthening Institutions Combatting Gender Based Violence

About the Organization

The Consul General directs the activities of the United States Consulate General in Chennai. The U.S. Consulate in Chennai is one of the top visa adjudication posts in the world, and the number one in processing employment based visas. The Consulate also provides an array of services to Americans residing or traveling to Chennai.

About the Grant

Indian participants will learn about efforts in the United States to better integrate action among key stakeholders and adapt U.S. best practices in their efforts to prevent and mitigate GBV.

 Program Objectives:

By December 2024, at least 75 participating government and non-government actors (including survivors) from across India will each establish one new mechanism or best practice to regularize cooperative action against GBV. This will be evidenced by best practices (because of this project) adopted as Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) by state and national level governmental agencies and included in the gender sensitization and training manuals developed by NGOs, state, and national police academies as well as judicial training academies across India.


Eligible Applicants:

  • Private institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education

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