GRANT ALERT:-Community Ecology Program

Wipro Foundation launches Community Ecology program which focuses on creating an ecological balance in their proximate communities by taking up projects that have direct tangible benefits to the disadvantaged communities as well as those that have a positive impact on the environment.


Last Date of Application :- 22 July 2022


Purpose :-


Under the community ecology initiative, Wipro focus on creating an ecological balance in our proximate communities by taking up projects that have direct tangible benefits to the disadvantaged communities as well as those that have a positive impact on the environment.


Interventions :-


Applications can be considered for projects that directly benefit disadvantaged communities and positively impact the environment. Wipro's focused themes include Water, Waste and Pollution Management, Ecosystem Services, and Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation. The details against each theme are below

  • Water Conservation & RWH, Watershed Program, Rejuvenation of Common Water Bodies: Canals, Lakes, etc. and WASH Intervention in Low-Income Settlements.

  • Waste and Pollution Management Solid Waste Management in Low Income Settlements and Access to Social Benefits for Waste Pickers.

  • Ecosystem Services Food and Agroforestry, Afforestation and Biodiversity.

  • Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Flood Risk Management, Urban Forests, Coastal Conservation and Landscape Restoration.


Eligibility Criteria for NGOS :-

To effectively execute projects in our chosen areas of work, we aim to partner with credible organizations that comply broadly with the below criteria:

  • Should be a registered non-profit organization, meeting statutory obligations such as 80G, 12A along with a minimum of 3 years of work experience in the field of ecology.

  • Should have domain expertise on ecology with a proven track record.

  • Should comprise a strong committed team with ample field experience.

  • Should be familiar with the local context with on-ground operations and a strong

  • community presence.

  • Should show a willingness to engage with relevant stakeholders to benefit the impacted community.


Additional eligibility details :-

  • Should be familiar with the local context with on-ground operations and a strong community presence. The 2022 Community Ecology grants are open for the following locations – Amalner (Jalgaon, Maharashtra), Bangalore, Bhubaneshwar, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi and NCR, Haridwar, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Maheshwaram (South Hyderabad), Mumbai, Pune, Tumakuru (Karnataka) and Vizag.

  • The organization and their work are expected to be proximate to Wipro locations to enable easy volunteering engagement

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