Selected organization to implement solution
Win a cash prize of up to Rs 15,00,000
Are you a non-profit organization with an innovative and scalable solution that addresses Water, Sanitation, Hygiene (WASH) and Healthy Spaces* related challenges faced by vulnerable and disadvantaged urban communities in India?
Apply to be part of TheCityFix Labs: Accelerating Access Prize.
The Accelerating Access Prize celebrates on-ground transformative change with an award of up to INR 15,00,000 for the selected organization. The award money will support the winning organization in extending the implementation of their ongoing work.
*Healthy Space refers to pollution-free/clean and safe public spaces/natural environment. Public spaces act as the social, economic and resilience interface between households, providing a host of benefits that are directly accessible to the community.
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The proposed project should address at least one of the following thematic priorities:
Your project pitch should:
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*In order to reach more non-profit organizations, we also encourage on-ground independent researchers/practitioners collaborating with non-profit organizations to participate and help bridge gaps such as language barriers to develop a structured proposal
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WRI India, with the support of aaco partners, will select the final project based on the following:
NOTE: Operation and maintenance plan, if any, should be taken care of by the selected organization
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Shortlisting of applications internally in accordance with the judging criteria# described below. The winners will be selected by a panel comprising but not limited to judges from WRI India and the aaco core partners.
#Judging criteria – Submitted project pitch of each organization will be assessed on creativity, uniqueness, design, originality of innovation, addresses the problem statements and theme stated in the Lab and practicality of implementation by end of May 2021.
Submissions that are incremental in nature of an existing initiative or project will be considered. There is no minimum threshold of impact for any submission. However, proposals with deeper, multi-dimensional and long-lasting change will have a competitive edge.
You can reach the Accelerating Access Prize team at:
Email Id: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact No.: 9952064806