Call for Applications for INR 16.5 cr HCL Grant Edition VII; Deadline extended to 2nd July 2021

 NGOs working in the field of environment, health and education can apply for this coveted grant on the HCL Grant Portal HCL Grant Homepage | HCL Foundation

New Delhi: HCL Grant has announced Edition VII for recognizing the NGOs Transforming Rural India. The application portal is now live and last date for accepting online applications has been extended till July 2, 2021.


Started in 2015, the HCL Grant is a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) commitment by HCL, through HCL Foundation, the CSR arm of HCL Technologies, to strengthen and empower NGOs, engage with them, as well as recognize them for their path-breaking work. HCL Foundation has now announced edition VII of HCL Grant.

HCL Grant awards the winning NGOs in each of the categories of Environment, Health and Education, a grant of ₹ 5 Crore for a 3–5-year project. The HCL Grant rewards the other finalists too, who are doing great work in their own right. So, the 2 other finalists in each category receive a grant of ₹ 25 lakhs for a year-long project which is mutually agreed with HCL Foundation after the final Jury meet.

The application portal for HCL Grant for this year is live now. Through this portal, NGOs looking to apply for this year’s Grant can fill the online application form, which includes organizational profile and project abstract along with some mandatory documents. In view of these unprecedented times and on ground situations, deadline to apply for HCL Grant edition VII is extended till July 2, 2021 midnight.

HCL Grant is applicable for NGOs working in the field of Education, Health and Environment with experience of implementing projects in rural India. Organizations with innovative, replicable, and sustainable models, that can make significant contribution towards rural development in the categories of Education, Healthcare and Environment are eligible for the grant.


Applicants can submit their entries online through the HCL Grant portal on HCL Grant’s official website on the link: There will be no charge or fees while submitting the application. There is no authorized individual, third party, company, agency, or organization to accept application on behalf of HCL Grant or ask for any benefit either monetary or in kind, for completing the application process.


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