This is a call for proposals by Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung India for projects of development cooperation in India and South Asia for a maximum period of three years from 2024 to 2026.
Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung India (HSS) is a German foundation engaged in political development cooperation, supporting projects aimed at achieving policy level impact. HSS works at the local, national and international level in India.
Promoting effective federal governance
Fostering Regional and International Cooperation
Access to Justice
Enhancing Climate Action
This call for proposals is not limited to the abovementioned topics. The Foundation welcomes applications from other areas as well, such as digital literacy, peace-building, economic cooperation and political development.
No type of activity or format is excluded; combinations are welcome. The following list gives examples of formats HSS has funded in the past. The inclusion of modern formats is encouraged.
Only a limited number of proposals can be approved for the period from 2024 to 2026. All proposals will be measured by equal standards.
Your proposal must be handed in latest by 15 December 2022. Queries and feedback will be sent until end of January 2023.
Please follow the proposed format and do not exceed 4 pages. Any graphics or presentations to illustrate your project's theory of change/ impact may be attached separately. Proposals not following the format cannot be considered. The format can be found here:
Please focus on the idea, keeping a cost-efficient realization and FCRA requirements in mind. After your proposal has been shortlisted, we will ask you to draft a detailed budget.
Smaller budgets can increase the chance of acceptance. Flat institutional fees cannot be borne by HSS.
December 15, 2022
Please e-mail your proposal(s) to delhi(at)hss.de or your responsible HSS Program Manager. Kindly observe the same for any queries.