Aadaan Grants


These grants will support two emerging individuals or start-up organizations who work to generate positive social impact through direct service or creative expression.

  • Examples of who should apply: humanitarians, helping professionals, educators, activists, environmentalists, musicians, writers, poets, and visual artists.

To apply, please submit a one pager that includes a rationale of how your mission (personal or organizational) aligns with Aadaan’s, a plan of how you will spend the money, and a link to your website or portfolio. After the proposals are submitted, potential candidates will be asked for an interview to be conducted online or in-person. Post-interview the grants will be awarded to two suitable candidates.

Grantees should be willing to participate in a blog post to be featured on Aadaan.com.

Please check back later for official dates for our 2019 application process.


Things to consider when applying:

Two grants are available annually, one of which will be awarded to a non U.S. resident.

There is no fee to apply.

Applications must be submitted in English.

Grantees will retain full ownership of any work that is shared within the blog interview.

Half the funding will be distributed before the blog interview is conducted, and half after the completion of the post.

Any additional questions regarding our grants can be directed to hello@aadaan.com