COVID-19 EMERGENCY RESPONSE FUND
APPLY FOR FUNDING

DO YOU HAVE A MARKET-READY SOLUTION THAT CAN HELP MEET THE EMERGENCY NEEDS OF THE PANDEMIC?

We are inviting applications from healthcare enterprises, offering scalable market solutions to strengthen India’s COVID-19 response, augment health infrastructure, and improve capacities of healthcare workers. We are here to learn about your immediate needs and offer customized financial support, including grant funding and other financing options designed to ensure that the burden of debt does not derail the scale up and adoption of your high impact health product or service. This will be complemented with a strong technical assistance and capacity building component, enabling you to receive commercial investments through blended financing models for long-term sustainability and expansion.

If you have a solution that can strengthen India’s response to the COVID-19 crisis and other healthcare needs, apply for funding, today!

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR HEALTHCARE ENTERPRISES

  • Can be for-profit or not-for-Profit
  • Must be legally registered in India, with financial statements for at least one fiscal year on the date the application is submitted.  
  • The solution should be sustainable and demonstrate long term financial viability.
  • The proposal must indicate fund utilization for operational expenditures in the project.
  • Should be willing to channel most of the solutions funded by USAID to priority areas of tier-2 and tier-3 cities and priority populations, such as the rural and urban poor, those with low middle incomes;      and tribal populations.
  • Should not source goods and services with USAID funds from restricted geographies.
TIMELINES
  • Application Timeline: 15th July, 2021  
  • Duration of Project: 3 months to 1 year 
  • Decision on Funding: 15 to 30 days post receipt of application 

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