Nagarathna Memorial Grant, 2024: Open for Applications!

Since its inception in 2018, the Nagarathna Memorial Grant (NMG) has been a beacon of hope and support for individuals and groups passionate about making a significant impact in their communities and beyond. Named in memory of Nagarathna, the grant embodies the spirit of giving back, fostering innovation, and nurturing creativity across various domains. As we step into 2024, the NMG continues its mission by inviting applications for its annual grant, which offers a no-strings-attached fund of one lakh rupees (approximately $1400) to the selected grantee.

Who Can Apply?

The NMG stands out for its inclusivity and broad appeal. Whether you’re an individual, a small group, or a community-based organisation, if you have an idea or a project that holds meaning to you and has the potential to positively influence those around you, the NMG invites you to apply. From technological innovations and artistic endeavors to social initiatives and environmental projects, the scope of the grant is as limitless as the imagination and dedication of its applicants.

Focus on Openness

While the grant is open to all sorts of ideas, there is a special place in the heart of the NMG for projects aligned with free and open-source principles or those under creative commons licenses. Such initiatives not only champion accessibility and transparency but also encourage collaboration and knowledge sharing, amplifying their impact.

How to Apply?

Applying for the NMG/2024 is straightforward and hassle-free. Interested applicants need to fill out a simple Google Form, which takes no more than five minutes to complete. The form is designed to understand your project or idea and why it matters to you and your community.

Seeking Inspiration?

For those on the fence about applying or wondering if their idea fits the bill, the NMG project page offers a wealth of inspiration. Browsing through the stories of previous grantees can spark your imagination and provide valuable insights into the diverse range of projects that have been supported in the past.

A Call to Action

The NMG/2024 is not just an opportunity; it’s a call to action for dreamers, innovators, and changemakers. If you have an idea that you believe in, now is the time to step forward. Apply, share the word, and be part of a community that celebrates and supports meaningful endeavors. Remember, in the world of NMG, nothing is out of scope.

Application Deadline: 2024-03-14T18:30:00Z

Apply Now: Application here.

For more information and to view previous grantees’ projects, visit the NMG project page.