Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety Grant Programme 2018 : Call for Proposals
Organizations seeking funding to promote policy change and implementation to promote safer road users will be required to submit a short concept note for consideration. Please carefully read the call for proposals to determine if you are eligible before you apply. Note that applications will not be accepted from all BIGRS priority cities in Round 13.
The Road Safety Grants Programme is managed by the Global Road Safety Partnership, one of the eight implementing partners of the Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety, and supports projects to develop and deliver high-impact, evidence-based road safety
interventions designed to strengthen road safety policies and their implementation.
The Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety focuses on improving road safety policies (including laws, regulations, and standards) in 5 countries, and on improving (where possible)
and implementing evidence-based road safety policiesin 10 cities.
There are a number of evidence-based interventions aimed at reducing road traffic deaths and injuries. 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).
Which countries are eligible to apply?
- Applications addressing national level road safety policy reform and/or its implementation with comprehensive provisions on behavioural risk factors will be accepted from China, India, Philippines, Tanzania and Thailand.
Who can apply for a grant?
Governmental and non-governmental organizations based in eligible countries and cities 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
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.
You will be informed if your concept note has been selected for advancement by 6 March 2018
The deadline for submission of completed applications is Tuesday, 6 February 2018 at 1400 hours, Central European Time. Applications must be submitted through our on-line system (https://grsp.flexigrant.com) and any received after the deadline will not be accepted. Your application must be 100% complete and you must click on the “Submit Application” button. If you do not receive a confirmation email from the system please contact us at email@example.com.