2016

Vietnam Next - Narrow the Gap 

Narrow the Gap Round 2

Narrow the Gap Round 1

2015

Narrow the Gap Round 3

Narrow the Gap Round 2

Narrow the Gap Round 1

  • Business Ideas Team - FTU2 (BIT- FTU2) received VND 29,000,000 for the project "iSEED - Build an online crowdfunding platform for non-profit organizations and social enterprises". Read the full proposal and the project updates (Vietnamese only).
  • Tomago Education received VND 14,000,000 for the project "Tomago Kids class 3&4". Read the full proposal and the final report (Vietnamese only)
  • Vietnamese Association of Victims of Agent Orange, Cu Chi (VaVa Cu Chi) received VND 48,009,500 for the project "Physical therapy room for diocide affected and handicapped children ". Read the full proposal and the final report (Vietnamese only).
  • Happier Group of Social Work in Hopitals received VND 25,000,000 for the project "Help padietric patients overcome crisis". Read the full proposal and the final report (Vietnamese only)
  • Group of Young People with Intellectual Disability My Future received VND 14,000,000 for the project "Support tuition fee (drawing, singing, swimming classes) and buy an overlock sewing machine". Read the full proposal and the final report (Vietnamese only).
  • Ho Chi Minh Child Welfare Foundation received VND 25,000,000 for the project "Provide disadvantaged migrant youths with equal opportunities for better social integration". Read the full proposal and the final report (Vietnamese only).
  • CEPORER Hoc Mon and Project CHUM received VND 30,000,000 for the project "Provide mentoring programs for children at CEPORER Hoc Mon and its neighborhood". Read the full proposal and the final report (Vietnamese only).
  • Action for Wildlife Organization AWO received VND 19,990,000 for the project "Strengthen youth voice in biodiversity preservation". Read the full proposal and the final report (Vietnamese only)
  • Dream Library received VND 15,000,000 for the project "Dream library". Read the full proposal, project updates and final report (Vietnamese only).

BVIS Small grant for environmental project 

  • Vietnamese Association of Victims of Agent Orange, Cu Chi (VaVa Cu Chi) received VND 30,000,000 for the project "Bring clean water to primary school children in the remote area." Read the full proposal here.

Community Partnership Initiative

Theme for 2015: Human Resources Management

  • First Place Prize (Grant of VND 40,000,000): Awarded to Thien An Shelter (with thanks to their corporate partner ProSelf).
  • Second Place Prize (Grant of VND 30,000,000): Awarded to Breast Cancer Network Vietnam (with thanks to their independent volunteer team).
2014

Narrow The Gap Round 3 - Organizational Development

  • Thien Tam Huong received VND 16,000,000 for the project "Capacity building for accountant  toward the financial transparency management". Read the full proposal here (Vietnamese only).
  • Thao Dan Social Protection Center received VND 22,369,000 for the project "Meeting of strategic plan for  from 2014 - 2018". Read the full proposal here (Vietnamese only).
  • Huynh Tan Phat Scholarship Fund received VND 44,398,000 for the project "Capacity building for the organization". Read the full proposal here (Vietnamese only).
  • ICS received VND 50,000,000 for the project "Support ICS with audit service". Read the full proposal here (Vietnamese only).
  • AWO received VND 49,640,000 for the project "Internship 2015". Read the full proposal here (Vietnamese only).
  • Smile Group - Friends of Mr. Hung received VND 11,000,000 for the project "Independent audit of financial statements". Read the full proposal here (Vietnamese only).
  • Huynh Tan Phat Scholarship Fund received VND 11,000,000 for the "Independent audit of financial statements". Read the report here (Vietnamese only).

Narrow The Gap Round 3 

  • Be Change Agents Network received VND 50,000,000 for the project "Build capacity for young leader of social projects in HCMC". Read the full proposal here (Vietnamese only).
  • School of Don Bosco - Xuan Hiep received VND 23,000,000 for the project "Educational bookcase". Read the full proposal here (Vietnamese only).
  • Khanh Hoi Orphanage Center received VND 50,000,000 for the project "Head to the future (Enhance the capability, behavior, living skills and knowledge of Children's rights for disadvatanged children (orphans, children affected with HIV/AIDS and poor children))". Read the full proposal here (Vietnamese only).
  • Ba Muoi Charity Class received VND 50,000,000 for the project "Nurturing dreams for disadvantaged children (Provide tutoring, books and school supplies for poor students, and consultation for their parents)". Read the full proposal here (Vietnamese only).
  • Mental health children "My Future Fund" received VND 46,800,000 for the project "Rent the venue for the organization’s activities". Read the full proposal here (Vietnamese only).
  • Smile Group -  Friends of Mr. Hung received VND 50,000,000 for the project "Help the HIV/AIDS affected children to better integrate into the society". Read the full proposal here (Vietnamese only).
  • Thao Dan Social Protection Center received VND 49,442,000 for the project "Multi-function room for street children and children with special needs". Read the full proposal here (Vietnamese only).
  • Tuong Lai Centre for Health Education and Community Development received VND 25,830,000 for the project "Support disadvantaged children to overcome difficulties in studying". Read the full proposal here (Vietnamese only).
  • VietSeed Foundation received VND 50,000,000 for the project "Skill training for students with poverty and special conditions (blind and orphan students)". Read the full proposal here (Vietnamese only). 

Narrow The Gap Round 2 - Focus on Education

  • Thien An Shelter received VND 600,000,000 for the project "Your understanding - Lightens our life". Read the full proposal here (Vietnamese only).
  • Deaf Community of Ho Chi Minh City (DCOH) received VND 400,000,000 for the project "Desire to integrate". Read the full proposal here (Vietnamese only).
  • Cau Han (A project of the Ho Chi Minh Child Welfare Association) received 200,000,000 for the project "Enhancing education for migrant children". Read the full proposal here (Vietnamese only).
  • CEPORER Hoc Mon received VND 42,000,000 Project "Improve supporting services for disadvantaged children". Read the full proposal here (Vietnamese only).
  • Happier Social Work Group received VND 42,000,000 for the project "Alleviate the suffering of patients". Read the full proposal here (Vietnamese only).
  • Smile Group – Friends of Mr. Hung received VND 42,000,000 for the project "House of smiles". Read the full proposal here (Vietnamese only).

Narrow The Gap Round 1

  •  Mental Health Children "My Future Fund" received VND 20,000,000 for the project "Rent the venue for the organization’s activities". Read the full proposal here (Vietnamese only).
  • 5 gio sang received VND 31,500,000  for the project "5 gio sang Junior Football Festival Day". Read the full proposal here.
  • SPI House received VND 50,000,000 for the project "Vocational Training for social integration of teenagers". Read the full proposal here (Vietnamese only).
  • Ceporer Hoc Mon received VND 42,400,000 for the project "Improve support quality for children". Read the full proposal here (Vietnamese only). 
  • Happier Social Work Group received VND 30,400,000 for the project "Support children ​to live healthier and happier". Read the full proposal here (Vietnamese only).
  • GFOC received VND 15,000,000 for the project "My green school". Read the full proposal here (Vietnamese only).

Encouragement Prize

  • Huynh Tan Phat Scholarship Foundation received VND 21,000,000 in appreciation for their active participation in year two of the Irish Aid Project. HTP will use the funds to reward the volunteers for their contribution and spend on upcoming activities of the foundation. 

Community Partnership Initiative

Theme for 2014: Improving the Financial Sustainability of Local Nonprofits

  • First Place Prize (Grant of VND 40,000,000): Awarded to ICS (with thanks to their corporate partner MASH)
  • Consolation Prize (Grant of VND 20,000,000): Awarded to CHANGE (with thanks to their volunteer team Rainbow Group)
  • Consolation Prize (Grant of VND 10,000,000): Awarded to Nhan Ai Social Work Club (with thanks to their volunteer team RIO) 

Note: These grants will be used to support fundraising activities and/or capacity building for fundraising staff. Please click here for more information about the CPI program.

2013

Narrow The Gap Round 3 - Organizational Development

  • Huynh Tan Phat Scholarship Fund received VND 29,036,000 for the project "Build the capacity of staff and volunteers". Download the report here (Vietnamese only).
  • ICS (Organization to protect and promote the rights of LGBT people in Vietnam) received VND 30,000,000 for the project "Increase organizational capacity in fiancial management". Download the report here (Vietnamese only).
  • Thao Dan Social Protection Center received VND 15,000,000 for the Audit project.

As part of the Irish Aid funded Project VNPO Capacity Building System, this LIN grant round prioritized capacity building activities for NPOs participating in the Irish Aid Project. These capacity building grants are aimed at activities that strengthen the NPO's internal operating structure so that it can be more effective and/or more efficient in working toward fulfilling its mission (IA OD Grant Application Form 2013)

Narrow The Gap Round 2 - Focus on Children

  • Ceporer Hoc Mon received VND 150,000,000 for the project "Building a clean tower for 161 children living in Long Thuan (Long An)". Download the report here (Vietnamese only).
  • Nhan Ai Social Work Club received VND 100,000,000 for the project "Life skills training and psychological counseling for disadvantaged children in poverty stricken areas of HCMC". Download the report here (Vietnamese only).
  • The Center for Multilanguage Database Kim Tu Dien received VND 50,000,000 for the project "Let's Learn E-book for visually impaired children at shelters, clubs and schools in HCMC". Click here to read the original project proposal (Vietnamese only).

Narrow The Gap Round 1

  • Ceporer Hoc Mon received VND 29,810,000 for the project "Organize services supporting disadvantage children in Hoc Mon". Download the report here (Vietnamese only).
  • Thien An Shelter received VND 30,000,000 for the project "Support for the roofing cover against heat and terrace waterproofing at the shelter". Download the report here (Vietnamese only).
  • SPI House received VND 30,000,000 for the project "Support teenagers in vocational training". Download the report here (Vietnamese only).
  • Smile Group - Friends of Mr.Hung received VND 30,000,000 for the proejct "Organize drawing activities for disadvantaged children affected by HIV/AIDS". Download the report here (Vietnamese only).
  • GFOC volunteer group received VND 8,400,000 for the project "Organize series of education program for elementary students using puppet shows". 

Download the report here (Vietnamese only).

Download stories about the project here (Vietnamese only).

  • Huynh Tan Phat Scholarship Fund received VND 25,000,000 for the project "Organize training workshops for disadvantaged architecture students". Download the report here (Vietnamese only).

Encouragement Prize

  • Huynh Tan Phat Scholarship Fund received VND 22,000,000 in appreciation for their active participation in year one of the Irish Aid Project. Download the report here (Vietnamese only).
  • Ceporer Hoc Mon received VND 22,000,000 in appreciation for their active participation in the Irish Aid Project.

Community Partnership Initiative

Theme for 2013: Improving Communications Skills for Nonprofits Addressing Children Needs

  • Initiative of the year (Grant of VND 21,000,000): Happier Social Work Group (with thanks to their corporate partner BBDO Vietnam)
  • Most Effective Communications (Grant of VND 8,000,000): Nhan Ai Social Work Club (with thanks to their corporate partner MindCaster)
  • Best Campaign (Grant of VND 6,000,000):  Smile Group (with thanks to their corporate partner LOWE Vietnam)
  • Community’s Choice (Grant of VND 6,000,000): SPI (with thanks to their volunteer team Hand in Hand)
  • Most Unique Idea (Grant of VND 6,000,000): MATA (with thanks to their corporate partner Green Hat)
  • Incentive Award (Grant of VND 3,000,000): GFOC (with thanks to their corporate partner eBrand)
  • Incentive Award (Grant of VND 3,000,000): A new day (with thanks to their volunteer team Blue Scarf)
  • Incentive Award (Grant of VND 3,000,000): Cau Han Project (with thanks to their corporate partner River Orchid)
  • Incentive Award (Grant of VND 3,000,000): Thien Tam Huong (with thanks to their volunteer team KERMIT)
  • Incentive Award (Grant of VND 3,000,000): Tuong Lai Project (with thanks to their corporate partner Daybreak Digital)

Note: These grants were used to support communications activities and/or capacity building for communications staff. Please click here for more information about the CPI program.

2012

Narrow The Gap Round 2 - Focus on Women

  • Deaf Community Association of HCMC received VND 139.5m for the project "Promote education and support to prevent domestic violence among 105 deaf women living in disadvantaged situations". Download the report here (Vietnamese only).
  • Tinh Than Network (Chi 2 Project) received VND 100m for the project "Micro credit for 100 poor women living in slum areas in Binh Thanh District, District 8 and Go Vap district, HCMC". Download the report here (Vietnamese only).
  • Khanh Hoi Orphanage received VND 50m for the project "Life skills training for 80 children and 20 parents". Download the report here (Vietnamese only).

Narrow The Gap Round 1

  • 5 gio sang received VND 30,000,000 for the project "HOPE CUP football tournament for disadvantaged children living in shelters in and around HCMC". Download the report here (English version).
  • A New Day received VND 27,200,000 for the project "Communication program on social knowledge for migrant workers". Download the report here (Vietnamese only).
  • SIFE Foreign Trade University received VND 12,200,000 for the project "Living Green". Download the report here (Vietnamese only).

LIN Corporate Volunteer Challenge

Theme for 2012: Improving Communications Skills for Local Nonprofits 

 

  • First Place Prize (Grant of VND 50,000,000): Awarded to Hoc Mon Ceporer (with thanks to their corporate partner Brandmaker)
  • Second Place Prize (Grant of VND 15,000,000): Awarded to Little Rose Warm Shelter (with thanks to their volunteer team Clover4Leaf)
  • Third Place Prize (Grant of VND 5,000,000): Awarded to Thao Dan Social Protection Center (with thanks to their corporate partner Matterhorn Communications)

 

2011

Narrow The Gap Round 3

  • Thien An Shelter (MATA) received VND 27,000,000 for the project "Communication Event on Int'l White Cane Day for 50 blind students and 20 media centers". Download the report here (Vietnamese only).
  • Wildlife At Risk (WAR) received VND 16,700,000 for the project "Release local fish to Saigon river: communication for students in HCMC". Download the report here (Vietnamese only).
  • Action for Wildlife Volunteer Group (AWVC) received VND 26,965,000 for the project "Green Living handbook for helping high school and college disadvantaged students and community people in promoting knowledge on energy saving and environment protection". Download the report for the first period here (Vietnamese only).

Narrow The Gap Round 2 - Focus on Migrants

  • SPI House/HCMC Child Welfare Foundation received VND 80,000,000 for the project "Vocational training for migrant teenagers and youth with the risks of sexual abuse and labor exploitation". Download the report here (Vietnamese only).
  • Thien Tam Vocational Shelter received VND 40,000,000 to for the project "Vocational training and job creation for 30 migrant disability children to strengthen their quality of life". Download the report here (Vietnamese only).

Narrow The Gap Round 1

  • Bung Sang Shelter received VND 12,400,000 for the project "6 scholarships for disabled students to continue learning in College and University". Read their full proposal here (Vietnamese only).
  • IFP Alumni in HCMC received VND 27,000,000 for the project "TOT training on Orientation and Mobility for visual impaired students/ teachers in HCMC and Southern provinces". Download the report here (Vietnamese only).
  • Khanh Hoi Orphanage received VND 7,250,000 for the project "Making brochure for fundraising and organization introduction." Download the report here (Vietnamese only).
  • SIFE Economic University HCMC received VND 15,705,000 for the project "Green Recycle for disadvantaged children in HCMC". Download the report here (Vietnamese only).
2010

Narrow The Gap Round 3

  • Huynh Tan Phat Scholarship Fund received VND 27,000,000 for the project "30 scholarships for architect student of Van Lang University, HCMC Architecture University and Binh Duong University". The total amount of 30 scholarships are VND 90,000,000 which is collaborated between LIN Center, Huynh Tan Phat family, Phat Quang charity association and Mr. Nguyen Van Hung. Download the report here (Vietnamese only).

Narrow The Gap Round 2 

  • Cau Ong Lanh Women Union received VND 27,000,000 for the project "30 scholarships for the disadvataged children living in Cau Ong Lanh ward, district 1, HCMC". Download the report here (Vietnamese only).
  • Cau Han Social Center (HCMC Child Welfare Foundation) received VND 26,840,000 for the project "Scholarships for 15 childrens living in poor communities for the cost of entertainment and the cost of learning arts and music". Download the report here (Vietnamese only).
  • SIFE Economic University of HCMC received VND 10,705,000 for the "Greenagers project to educate power saving and environment for elementary students in HCMC". Download the report here (Vietnamese only).
  • 5 gio sang received VND 10,000,000 for the project "OPEN CUP football league for disadvanated children living in shelters playing with children studying in International School". Download the report here (English version).
  • Women Charity Association (WOCA) received VND 27,000,000 for the project
    "36 scholarship for disadvantaged children living in suburb district of HCMC". Download the report here (Vietnamese only).

Narrow The Gap Round 1

  • Binh Loi received VND 29,465,000 for the project "Building roof for play yard for 50 poor children at the Social Center". The total amount is contributed by Pi-Channel (VND 12,465,000 VND) in their fundraising program of selling the "li xi" envelop on the Tet holiday. 
  • Blue Dreams received VND 25,000,000 for the project "50 scholarships for the children living with disability in the anually event "Light and Hope"". Download the report here (Vietnamese only).
  • Te Phan Family received VND 18,987,000 for the project "Support with health insurance and treatment for 37 disability children living in the family". Download the report here (Vietnamese only).
  • Khanh Hoi received VND 19,200,000 for the project "2010-2011 school fee for the children affected by HIV/AIDS". Download the report here (Vietnamese only).
2009

August 2009

  • Future Project received VND 18,900,000 to keep thirty students/clients of Future Project in school". Download the report here (Vietnamese only).
  • Phuoc Lam Health Volunteer Group received VND 27,000,000, the majority of which will go towards their micro-credit fund to mothers in Long An. The remaining two million VND will go towards making uniforms for their Volunteer team. Download the report here (Vietnamese only).
  • Saigon Young People in Development received VND 26,476,000 to support the participation of Saigon YPD members in the International YPD Conference and the purchase of School Supplies for Disadvantaged Youth in Vietnam. 
  • Ms. Do's Class received VND 1,822,000 to support educational equipment for poor children. 
  • Khanh Hoi Orphanage received VND 19,200,000 to provide scholarships for 04 children affected by AIDS.
2017

Narrow the Gap Round 1 (Funded from Narrow the Gap and FWD)

  • Anh Sang Hanh Phuc received VND 57,687,000 for the project "Light of Happiness - Install solar lighting system for disadvantaged people in Dang Ha and Cu Dut". Read the full proposal here (Vietnamese only).
  • Duoi Bong Cay received VND 50,000,000 for the project "Create a community educational environment and build reading habit through free library and English classes for children". Read the full proposal here (Vietnamese only).
  • Vui's House received VND 38,100,000 for the project "Vui's House - Build a website to promote the products of handicapped workers and open classes to improve the workers' skills". Read the full proposal here (Vietnamese only).
  • G.A.P Institute received VND 50,000,000 for the project "JAS Project - Job application skills training for 1000 disadvantage students in Ho Chi Minh City and Thu Duc University Village". Read the full proposal here (Vietnamese only). 
  • Teach for Vietnam received VND 50,000,000 for the project "Measure and evaluate soft skills and emotional skills required for the success of students in the 21st century through teaching English in highschools". Read the full proposal here (Vietnamese only). 
  • Toa Tau received VND 50,000,000 for the project "Gieo - The journey bringing art to disadvantaged communities throughout Vietnam". Read the full proposal here (Vietnamese only).