RFP: CONSERW 2023 by SBI Foundation

SBI Foundation

SBI Foundation (SBIF) was incorporated to bring all the CSR activities of State Bank Group under one umbrella and contribute in the efforts made by the State Bank Group to support and uplift the underprivileged sections of society. The focus areas of SBIF are Livelihoods & Entrepreneurship, Education, Environment, Sports, Rural Development, Healthcare, Disability & Inclusion and Women Empowerment. So far, SBIF has impacted the lives of more than a 20 million beneficiaries through its various CSR initiatives and aims to continue improving the socio-economic well- being of the society, particularly of the less fortunate and under-privileged members and enable them to live up to the potential that they all possess. SBI Foundation’s work through its flagship program, SBIF CONSERW – ‘Conservation Through Sustainable Engagements, Restoration and Wildlife Protection’, is geared towards achieving the UN SDG 6 ‘’Clean Water and Sanitation”, SDG 7 “Affordable and Clean Energy”, SDG 11 “Sustainable Cities and Communities”, SDG 13 “Climate Action”, SDG 14 “Life Below Water” and SDG 15 “Life on Land”. The SBIF CONSERW program works primarily in the following 4 themes:

A. Sustainable Waste Management.

B. Wildlife Protection

C. Renewable Energy

D. Restoration and Conservation of Ecosystems

About the Request for Proposal (RFP)

SBIF intends to engage non-profit organisations registered in India for funding projects in the thematic areas of sustainable waste management and tree plantation. The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to invite potential grantees with a proven track record to implement projects in the thematic areas of

i) Waste Management, and,

ii)Tree Plantation

during the current financial year FY of 2023-24 and 2024-25. This document provides information to enable the agencies to understand the requirements of SBIF for submitting their “Proposals”.

Invitation for Proposals

SBI Foundation hereby invites proposals seeking funding under SBIF CONSERW: for sustainable waste management and tree plantation. The budget for a proposal should be in the range of Rs.1.00 Cr.to Rs. 4.50 Cr. for a support period ranging from 2 to 3 years. Multiple submissions will be disqualified.

The RFP document, proposal forms, document checklist, grant utilisation format, quarterly reporting format is available on SBI Foundation’s website: https://www.sbifoundation.in/request-for-proposal.

Agencies are requested to study this RFP document carefully and checking their eligibility with the ‘Document Checklist’ and other criteria mentioned in the RFP before submitting their proposals in response to the call for RFPs. Submission of a proposal in response to this notice shall be deemed to have been done after careful study and examination of this document with full understanding of its terms, conditions and implications. Prospective agencies are requested to check the prequalification criteria
before submission of proposal (both Technical and Financial).

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