YES Foundation: Rs. 7.5 Cr grant to NGOs/Social Enterprises, nomination invited 

The Foundation also proposes to provide 3-year capacity building accelerator support.   Top individual filmmakers will be awarded cash prizes up to Rs 10 lakh

  • Films can be made on NGOs, Social Enterprises or Everyday Heroes
  • Films have to depict and document real work, and cannot be fiction-based
  • Top 25 sustainable and scalable social projects to receive grant worth INR 7.5 crore
  • Capacity building and mentoring support for 3 years
  • NGO & Social Enterprise Challenge (for participants representing organizations)
  • Participants representing organizations may register online under the NGO/Social Enterprise category

The challenge is also open to individual participants not representing any organization.

  • Individual participants not representing any organization may register online under the “Open category”
  • Top 20 filmmakers to receive cash prizes worth INR 10 lakh
  • All expenses paid observer ships to prestigious international documentary film festivals – Do edge Kolkata and IDFA (Amsterdam)
  • Also, NGOs and Social Enterprises featured in top Open category films will be eligible for program grant


  • Registration and participation is FREE.
  • For queries, write to us at or call our helpline number (+917533008990) between 10 AM – 7 PM
  • Last date for registration and submission of film entries: – Feb 28, 2018