Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria for Grants

Applicant organizations must:

  • Work in innovative ways to bring about change on a range of Dalit issues such as land reforms, manual scavenging etc.
  • have an annual budget not exceeding Rupees 10 lakh [$25,000]
  • are led by people – especially women – from the discriminated community
  • focus on more than a single sub-caste
  • are not associated with any political party
    and have not been convicted of any offence

Eligibility Criteria for Fellowships

Applicants must:

  • Belong to the Dalit community
  • not be paid employees or consultants with any organization
  • are engaged in their individual capacity as activists or researchers, who have either
  • adequate academic qualification or work experience
  • not be office bearers of any political party
  • not have been convicted of any offence that would adversely affect the credibility of the Foundation.
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