Road Safety Grants Programme
Safer Road Users and Safer Vehicles
The Global Road Safety Partnership is pleased to announce the launch of the Round 17 Call for Proposals under the Road Safety Grants Programme. In Round 17, GRSP will accept applications for advocacy to strengthen road user policies as well as vehicle safety standards in eligible countries.Please carefully read the call for proposals to determine if you are eligible before you apply. After you log in to our on-line system, select the CN Safer Road Users_RD17 and/or CN Safer Vehicles_RD17.
The Bloomberg Philanthropies Initiative for Global Road Safety focuses on improving and implementing evidence-based road safety policies (including laws, regulations, and standards) in a number of low- and middle-income countries. A number of evidence-based interventions aimed at reducing road traffic deaths and injuries are included in BIGRS. The Road Safety Grants Programme focuses exclusively on the passage and implementation of evidence-based policies which address key behavioural risk factors (speeding, drink driving, lack of seatbelt use, lack of child restraint use, or lack of helmet use) and vehicle safety standards.
Which countries are eligible to apply?
• Applications addressing national level road safety policy reform and/or its implementation with comprehensive provisions on road user behavioural risk factors will be accepted from Argentina, Bangladesh, Brazil, China, Colombia, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Malaysia, Mexico, Philippines, Uganda and Vietnam .
• Applications addressing national level vehicle safety regulations reform and/or vehicle safety regulations implementation will only be accepted from Colombia and Mexico.
Who can apply for a grant?
Governmental and non-governmental organizations in the nominated countries can apply for grants within the following parameters:
• Governmental organizations with relevant authority over road safety policy and/or its implementation. Road police and military agencies are not eligible to apply.
• Non-governmental organizations (including but not limited to civil society organizations and educational institutions) with relevant advocacy experience on policy reform and/or its implementation.
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