Invitation for NGOs from North-Eastern Region to apply for the Center for Accelerated Development (CFAD) Initiative

Hello Folks!

I hope this email finds you well. I am writing to extend an invitation to eligible organizations to participate in an innovative initiative aimed at fostering sustainable development in the North-Eastern regions of Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Sikkim, Darjeeling region, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura, and Mizoram.

Beyond Purpose Social Ventures (BPSV), in collaboration with, is thrilled to announce the launch of the Center for Accelerated Development (CFAD) initiative. CFAD is a public problem-solving framework designed to create locally inclusive ecosystems with scalable and sustainable solutions to enhance livelihoods and resilience, particularly through equitable access to clean energy technologies.

We believe that NGOs like yours play a pivotal role in driving impactful change and fostering sustainable development within their regions. As such, we invite your organization to express interest in participating in the CFAD initiative.

Selected NGOs will receive comprehensive support, including staff provisioning, capacity building, pilot projects for renewable energy-based livelihoods and health interventions, advocacy assistance, and more. The program aims to foster the development of second-line leadership via a fellowship, build capacity within partner organizations, allocate funding for problem-solving initiatives, and facilitate the establishment of CFAD frameworks.

The program will be conducted in phases, starting with online sessions in April and May, followed by a combination of online and field visits from May to June, and concluding with live pilots, implementation, and evidence documentation from June to November.

If your organization is interested in participating, please find the Expression of Interest form linked below:

[EOI link -]

For more information and to apply, please use the Google form linked here by 21st April 2024:

[Google form link to apply -]

Thank you for considering this invitation. We look forward to collaborating with dedicated NGOs like yours to drive impactful change and foster sustainable development in the North-Eastern regions of India.

Warm regards,

Nagakarthik MP
EOI_CFAD4NE_Phase_1 V2.0.pdf (343.2 KB)