Latest Grants and Resources for Women and Gender

Latest grants, calls for applications, calls for proposals, requests for proposals and other resources for NGOs and individuals for Women and Gender.

UNFPA Namibia: Seeking Proposals for UNFPA 2019-2023 Country Programme

Deadline: 12 November 2018 UNFPA, United Nations Population Fund, an international development agency, is currently inviting qualified organizations to submit proposals for the implementation of the UNFPA 2019-2023 Country Programme for the Republic of Namibia, particularly in the areas of adolescents’ sexual and reproductive health and gender based violence. The purpose of the Invitation for Proposals is to identify eligible non-governmental organizations for prospective partnership with … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission Tanzania: Call for Proposals for 2019 AFCP Small Grants Program

Deadline: 2 November 2018 U.S. Mission Tanzania is seeking proposals for its 2019 small grant projects to preserve cultural heritage through the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP). Priorities U.S. Mission Tanzania particularly encourages projects that: Directly support U.S. treaty or bilateral agreement obligations, such as cultural property protection agreements; Support the preservation of inscribed World Heritage sites; Support risk reduction and disaster … [Read more...]

Status of Women Canada: Capacity-building Fund of the Women’s Program

Deadline: 11 December 2018 Status of Women Canada is currently inviting eligible organizations to submit an application for funding through the Capacity-building Fund of the Women’s Program. Through funding for organizations, the Women’s Program (WP) supports action to advance equality between women and men in the economic, social and democratic life of Canada. The objective of this CFP is to fund proposals that will increase the capacity of eligible women’s organizations and Indigenous … [Read more...]

British Council: #Ideas Change Lives Challenge

Deadline: 23 November 2018 Do you have a great digital idea that has the potential to create a better world? If yes, then enter for the #Ideas Change Lives challenge. British Council is seeking applications for its #Ideas Change Lives Challenge. The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. British Council are looking for organisations, groups, or talented individuals, to work with us on creating hyper-innovative digital … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Belgium (APS): Seeking Applications for Public Diplomacy Grants Program

Deadline: 19 July 2019 The U.S. Embassy Brussels Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State has announced that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy Grants Program. PAS Brussels invites proposals for projects that strengthen ties between the United States and Belgium by highlighting shared values and promoting bilateral cooperation Types of PAS Projects Grassroots programs that counter the influences of violent extremism; Academic and professional … [Read more...]

KCSF/PA Call for Proposals: Civil Society Programme for Albania and Kosovo

Deadline: 5 November 2018 The Kosovar Civil Society Foundation (KCSF) and Partners Albania for Change and Development (PA), are currently inviting domestic Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) from Albania and Kosovo to apply for project grants. The ‘Civil Society programme for Albania and Kosovo’ is financed by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, represented by the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Prishtina. Thematic Areas The overall goal of the programme is to support the democratic … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Peace and Social Change Fellowship Program

Deadline: 5 November 2018 The Women, Peace and Security (WPS) program at Columbia University has announced the launch of the Peace and Social Change Fellowship Program which is designed to generate knowledge, build skills, strengthen relationships and exchange strategies among frontline women changemakers working on issues of social change, justice, and, more broadly, security for all people. Through six-month fellowship cycles, cohorts of women changemakers representing a variety of … [Read more...]

Aarohan Social Innovation Awards: Rewarding Social Innovations of India

Deadline: 31 December 2018 Infosys Foundation is currently accepting nominations for its Aarohan Social Innovation Awards with an objective to accelerate innovation, and scale the impact of relevant ideas. Aarohan Social Innovation Awards is the platform where they will provide mentorship for such ideas and help applicants bring them to life. Through these awards, they’re committing to help leading innovators in the social sector to scale their innovations and improve lives. Infosys Foundation … [Read more...]

British Embassy in Prague: Call for Proposals on Gender Equality and the Environment

Deadline: 25 October 2018 The British Embassy Prague is inviting external organisations to partner with them in delivering projects to promote progress in Gender Equality and sustainable environmental solutions in the Czech Republic. The British Embassy is seeking in particular proposals which will engage young future leaders in the fields of civil society, business and policy. Successful proposals will look to: promote innovative and sustainable new practices and technical solutions; … [Read more...]

EU/UNDP Call for Proposals: Promoting the Role of Civil Society in Gender-Sensitive SDGs Implementation

Deadline: 12 November 2018 The European Union and UNDP have launched a programme aiming to promote greater participation of civil society in the gender responsive SDGs implementation. The objective of this Call for Proposals is to strengthen the role and capacities of the CSOs in the implementation and monitoring of the national SDG agenda in a gender-responsive manner. Objectives The objectives of this Call for Proposals are: To promote gender equality and women’s empowerment, as … [Read more...]

UN Women Call for Proposals: Reducing Violence Against Women in Macedonia

Deadline: 31 October 2018 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia (ECARO) is inviting civil society organizations (CSOs) to submit proposals to develop and implement a Strategic Communication Programme for Achieving Specific Behavioural Results with regard to reducing Violence against Women (VAW) in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia to contribute to the implementation of the Programme “Ending … [Read more...]

UNFPA Turkey: Inviting Organizations for UNFPA 6th Country Programme

Deadline: 20 October 2018 UNFPA-United Nations Population Fund, an international development agency, is currently inviting qualified organizations to submit proposals for the UNFPA 6th Country Programme. The purpose of the Invitation for Proposals is to identify eligible non-governmental organizations for prospective partnership with UNFPA Turkey to support achievement of results outlined below. Specific Results Within this framework and as set out in 2016-2020 6th County Programme Document … [Read more...]

Submit Entries for USAID Food for Peace Photo Contest 2018!

Deadline: 31 October 2018 Applications are open for "USAID Food for Peace Photo Contest 2018". Help USAID tell the story of Food for Peace and its accomplishments in reducing hunger, poverty and malnutrition—with photos. Examples Examples of Photos they are Looking For: Action shots, i.e. a farmer working in a field or person preparing a meal or people using vouchers/cash at markets Before & after shots, i.e. child before and after nutrition treatment Beneficiary portraits … [Read more...]

What Opportunities exist for NGOs working for the empowerment of women and girls?

NGOs working (and also those not working) for the empowerment of women and girls know how important it is to integrate gender equality in the work they are doing. Whether it is a human rights project or an agriculture-based livelihood development program, all forms of interventions have to ensure equal participation of women and men for equitable development. Gender equality is Goal 5 of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) but it is also true that all the SDGs cannot be achieved … [Read more...]

Apply for Comic Relief’s Power Up: Resourcing Women’s And Girls’ Movements for Change Program!

Deadline: 7 December 2018 Comic Relief is currently seeking applications for a program entitled “Power Up: Resourcing Women’s And Girls’ Movements for Change” that aims to support a diverse range of women’s rights organisations to fight against systems which perpetuate the injustices they encounter in their daily lives. Funding Criteria Comic Relief will want to work with amazing women and girl-led organisations, partnerships, consortia and women’s funds who are supporting women to … [Read more...]

Sida Advanced International Training Programme: Prevent and Respond to Gender Based Violence

Deadline: 9 November 2018 Applicants are invited to participate in an International Training Programme on Gender Based Violence. The programme is implemented by the Swedish Police Authority and the Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation and is financed by Sida. The Programme “Prevent and respond to Gender Based Violence – strengthening agents of change”. It will take place during 2018-2019, including 3 weeks of training in Sweden and 2 weeks in another country. The aim of the programme is to develop … [Read more...]

Apply for Advancing Young Women Professional Fellows Program!

Deadline: 9 November 2018 Applications are open for the Advancing Young Women Professional Fellows Program to strengthen visiting fellows’ skills in agro-entrepreneurship and agri-food system innovation, and addresses issues of women’s economic empowerment. The Advancing Women Agribusiness Entrepreneurs and Innovators Professional Fellows Program hosted at Michigan State University (MSU) connects Ugandan, Tanzanian and Kenyan agribusiness professionals and entrepreneurs with their counterparts … [Read more...]

DRC/Sida Call for Proposals: Inviting Kosovo Local Non-Governmental Organisations

Deadline: 19 October 2018 The Danish Refugee Council, Kosovo operation (DRC), with funds from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency represented by the Swedish Embassy in Kosovo (Sida), is currently inviting applicants for the submission of project proposals within its Supporting Social Entrepreneurship and Promoting Socio-economic Empowerment in Minority Communities in Kosovo project. The aim of the call for project proposals is to address the challenges faced by Roma, … [Read more...]

Rural Women New Zealand: Inviting Applications for Education Fund

Deadline: 1 March 2019 Rural Women New Zealand is seeking applications for its Education Fund to offer people the opportunity to extend their education or training in order to improve their level of skills. Grants up to $500 are available to people over 25 years of age who wish to further their training or education in order to improve their skills. Applicants will need to indicate the benefit of their study to the wider community in addition to their personal development. Preference will be … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Argentina: PAS Buenos Aires Annual Program Statement

Deadline: 21 December 2018 The U.S. Embassy Argentina Public Affairs Section (PAS) has announced the availability of funding through its Public Diplomacy Grants Program. The Grants Program supports projects proposed by U.S. and Argentine academic, cultural, educational, and other non-profit organizations and/or individuals that fulfill U.S. Embassy goals and objectives: to promote security and economic prosperity through academic and cultural initiatives seeking to promote and increase … [Read more...]