Aadaan Grants


Street Art Micro Grant

This $200 USD grant (approximately 14,000 INR) will support a mural project happening within a community in India.

To apply, please submit a description of the project, a rationale of how the project will help your community, a plan of how you will spend the money, and photographs of the location where the mural will appear. After the proposals are submitted, potential candidates will be asked for an interview to be conducted online or in-person. Post-interview the grant will be awarded to the suitable candidate.

Grantees will retain full ownership of all work completed. Grantees should also be willing to participate in an interview to be featured on Aadaan.com. Aadaan will ask for the promotional use of the grantee's work to spread word about the grant itself and Aadaan's future projects.

There is no fee to apply.

Applications must be submitted in English.

Half of the funding will be disbursed at the beginning of the project, and half upon completion.

Application process will begin on October 1, 2018 at 8am EST and close November 1, 2018 at 12:00am EST.



Maternal Health Micro Grant

A nurse, midwife, or doula, working at the community level, will be awarded a $350 USD grant to help combat the U.S. maternal health crisis (racial or socioeconomic disparities, lack of insurance, over-medicalization, etc.).

To apply, please submit a link to your website or a one pager of the services you provide and a personal statement on why you work with the population you serve (two pages max). Your project can be a work-in-progress or a new idea.

There is no fee to apply.

Grantees should be willing to participate in an interview to be featured on Aadaan.com. Aadaan will ask for the promotional use of the grantee's work in relation to the grant money to spread word about the grant itself and Aadaan's future projects.

Applicants for this grant must reside within the United States. 

This application closed on August 1, 2018. 

The recipient of this grant was Barbara Verneus, owner of Tiny & Brave Holistic Services