Grants to organisations is a one of key strategic programme of Solidarity Foundation. These grants would be of some varied in nature
- Long term Institutional Grants that help organisation to sprout and thrive. Our experience tells us that organisations need time and faith to find their feet and move forward. We will commit to supporting this process.
- Support for expanding livelihood options and initiating innovative livelihood programmes. This is a area that needs immediate attention, but there are very few viable models. Organisations that are willing to innovate and draw on the strength of the communities will be our partners
- Core support for crisis: This will include funding and other support to help communities start and sustain crisis management.This will result in reduced violence and vulnerabilities and greater self-confidence and sense of dignity
- Support for capacity building will be a significant component of our grants, as we realise that for organisations to grow and be strengthened this is a key component. It is also an area that is most neglected and therefore many groups are unable to actually take-off and be effective. Another component of this will be facilitating links with relevant organisations and individuals, besides arranging for funds to help enhance capacity.
- Flexible grants. These can take on more interesting forms such as matching grants for community events. For instance when a community based organisation or group takes the initiative to raise money, we would make a grant for an equal amount. Or one off contributions
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