REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL: Informal Waste Sector COVID-19 Relief Grant September 2021

The Global Plastic Action Partnership (GPAP) is seeking proposals from non-profit organisations and associations to apply for funding for initiatives and relief projects that support the informal waste sector, including waste pickers and waste operators with supplies such as PPE and basic necessities (e.g. food, water, etc.). They require a two-page proposal providing a cover sheet on your organisational letterhead that includes all relevant contact information for your organisation, including but not limited to, the name of the contact person and their phone number and email address as well as a brief, concise summary of your proposed project. Please reach out to Ruth McLachlin at ruth.mclachlin@weforum.org with your queries related to the grant.

Working together with partners in India to tackle plastic pollution

Our supporting partner WRAP published a blog on their website. The blog provides a detailed account of the India Plastics Pact, talking about what the Pact entails and how is it going to operate in India. The blog also answers many Frequently Asked Questions regarding the Pact and shares insights from Nandini Kumar, Consultant at Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development at Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Varun Aggarwal, Associate Director-Sustainable Business, from World Wildlife Fund for Nature-India (WWF India), and Peter Skelton, Strategic Partnerships Manager – WRAP Global.

The Global Plastic Action Partnership (GPAP) is seeking proposals from non-profit organisations and associations to apply for funding for initiatives and relief projects that support the informal waste sector, including waste pickers and waste operators with supplies such as PPE and basic necessities (e.g. food, water, etc.). They require a two-page proposal providing a cover sheet on your organisational letterhead that includes all relevant contact information for your organisation, including but not limited to, the name of the contact person and their phone number and email address as well as a brief, concise summary of your proposed project. Please reach out to Ruth McLachlin at ruth.mclachlin@weforum.org with your queries related to the grant.