PROPOSAL GRANTS AWARDS
We are unbelievably excited about the submissions received for the DhIA Season of Service. There were so many wonderful responses and project ideas, and we are humbled by the expressions of service. It's obvious to us that the children have a keen interest in bringing their Dharmic values into the world and help others.
Below are some of the proposal ideas that DhIA will be funding for the DhIA Season of Service:
Donating Reusable Metal Water Bottles to those who are in need
Raising funds for AIM for SEVA, which supports education and shelter for children
Raising funds for ISKON and funding the feeding of cows that are undernourished
Installing bird feeders in a local community and also around the SSVT Temple in Maryland
Hosting a public session in temples on the perils of plastic
Traveling to places of worship in Howard County to present about the Plastic Monster
Run a food/toy drive for Shelter Animals and spend the day visiting the shelter with donations
Organize a clothing drive in temples, schools and near shopping centers
Gather with senior citizens to collect funds for children’s education
Create inspirational/motivational cards and friendship bracelets to mail out in holiday season
Raising funds for the National Indigeneous Women’s Resource Center, which helps Native American Women suffering from abuse and domestic violence
Create a portable garden for elder residents at a local community in Greenbelt, Maryland
Starter funds for fundraising for Grassroots Crisis Intervention, which helps struggling women and children
Collect blankets and deliver for people experiencing homelessness
We are organizing a celebration & Grant Award Ceremony on
Saturday, December 10th, 11:00am - 12:00pm (Eastern time).
Please register using the link below & invite your friends and family to the event.
Season of Service - Celebrate the Holidays!
This Holiday season, DhIA Foundation wants to spread Joy, Light and Happiness to others, keeping in mind the very reason the foundation was created, to translate Dharma into Action. Students are invited to propose a Service idea describing how they would translate Dharma into Action.
DhIA Foundation will fund 15 proposals - details provided below.
KEY POINTS TO CONSIDER WHILE BUILDING THE PROPOSAL
Is the Proposal aligned with our mission of promoting the ideology of Dharma Into Action?
Is the theme of Community Service central to your proposal?
What type of Impact will your proposal have on the participating community?
How will you use the funds provided by DhIA Foundation?
Do you have the necessary means and support to actually carry out your proposal?
DIRECTIONS FOR WRITING or RECORDING YOUR PROPOSAL
Inviting proposals from students of all ages (K -16) - group proposals welcome
Submit a proposal that includes the following: (proposal format can be a slide, short writeup or video)
What is your proposed service idea?
Why is this proposed idea important to you?
Who will benefit from it?
Which Dharmic belief or value does it highlight? (see the image above for Dharmic values)
How do you plan to do it?
When do you plan to complete it?
Who will be helping you with it?
Submit your Video / Write up by November 13, 2022 by 11:59 pm Eastern
Email your proposal to: firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, grade level, contact email and any other relevant information
Deadline: November 13, 2022, by 11:59 PM Eastern
Total Award Amount per person or group: $151
Total Awards: 15
Decisions will be announced on November 20th