IWMF Call For Applications: Mexico and Honduras Reporting Fellowships

Deadline: 18 April 2017 The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) has announced reporting trips to Mexico and Honduras. Two groups of six journalists will report on Migration from Mexico or Honduras. The Mexico trip will be based in Tijuana, Baja California and the Honduras trip will be based in Tegucigalpa. About the Reporting Trips Both trips will take place from July 6 – 20, 2017, which includes travel dates. All Fellows will begin their trip in Mexico City, Mexico, where … [Read more...]

UNESCO GEM Report Youth Photo Contest 2017: Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship

Deadline: 10 April 2017 Applications are currently open for UNESCO's 2017 GEM Report Youth Photo contest: Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship. The fourth Sustainable Development Goal (SDG4) focuses on education and aims to ‘ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all’. One of the targets - Target 4.7 - in the new global education goal truly captures the transformative aspirations of the new Sustainable … [Read more...]

UNDP/South Sudan: Inviting CSOs and NGOs for Small Grants Program

Deadline: 20 April 2017 The UNDP country office in South Sudan is currently inviting CSOs/NGOs for Small Grants to Establish Community based Entry Point to Referral Pathways through the Engagement and Training of Female Community Leaders as Community Paralegals. The purpose of the grant is support and strengthen the capacity of CSOs/NGOs/CBOs with the objective of enhancing paralegal services at community level specifically through engagement and training of female community leaders as … [Read more...]

Apply for IWMF’s Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship Worldwide!

Deadline: 11 April 2017 The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking fellows for its "The Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship" which gives academic and professional opportunities to women journalists who focus on covering human rights and social justice. During this fellowship, the selected journalist will have the chance to complete research and coursework at MIT’s Center for International Studies and participate in internships with media outlets including The Boston Globe and The … [Read more...]

British Embassy Kinshasa Call for Bids: Preventing Sexual Violence in DRC

Deadline: 12 April 2017 The British Embassy Kinshasa is currently inviting proposals for projects aimed at preventing and responding to sexual violence in conflict in DRC in 2017/18. The UK’s Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative (PSVI) aims to address the culture of impunity, ensure more perpetrators are brought to justice and provide better support for survivors. Thematic Areas The target thematic areas for the Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative in DRC in 2017/18 are: Support for … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: 2017 South African Women in Science Awards

Deadline: 26 May 2017 The Department of Science and Technology (DST) is seeking nominations for the 2017 South African Women in Science Awards (WISA) to recognize and reward excellence by women scientists and researchers, and profile them as role models for younger women. The South African Women in Science Awards in the distinguished women and distinguished young women categories will be made to women doing research in the Natural (Life and Physical) and Engineering Sciences, and Humanities … [Read more...]

Government of Canada Call for Proposals: Green and Inclusive Economic Growth for Indigenous Women and Youth in Guatemala

Deadline: 9 June 2017 The Government of Canada is currently seeking proposals for its program "Guatemala: Green and Inclusive Economic Growth for Indigenous Women and Youth". Outcomes Under this call, the project proposal must contribute to the achievement of this ultimate outcome: Ultimate outcome: Increased economic empowerment for women and youth, especially from Indigenous communities, in Alta Verapaz, Chimaltenango and Sololá departments. The project proposal must also … [Read more...]

Apply for Mama Cash’s 2017 Grant: Supporting Ambitious Feminist and Women’s Rights Organisations!

Deadline: 15 May 2017 Applications are open for the Mama Cash’s 2017 Grant with an aim to support ambitious feminist and women's rights organisations and initiatives led by and for women, girls and trans people. Mama Cash makes grants in most countries of the world. Even though contexts are significantly different, they have found that the concerns of some specific groups of women, girls and trans people tend to be unaddressed and/or contested in most societies (and social … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of PRM Global Innovation Programs: Addressing Gender-based Violence in Conflict-Affected Humanitarian Emergencies

Deadline: 18 May 2017 The U.S. Department of State Bureau of Population Refugees and Migration (PRM) is currently seeking applications for its "Global Innovation Programs to Address Gender-based Violence (GBV) in Conflict-Affected Humanitarian Emergencies". PRM’s mission is to provide protection, ease suffering, and resolve the plight of persecuted and uprooted people around the world on behalf of the American people by providing life-sustaining assistance, working through multilateral systems … [Read more...]

Bureau of PRM: Safe from the Start Initiative to Improve Global Institutionalization and Accountability for Gender–based Violence

Deadline: 18 May 2017 Bureau of Population Refugees and Migration (PRM) is seeking applications for its program entitled "Safe from the Start Initiative to Improve Global Institutionalization and Accountability for Gender–based Violence" to reduce risk of GBV and ensure quality services for survivors through timely and effective humanitarian action. The initiative seeks to transform the international system for humanitarian response so that the needs of women, girls, and others affected by GBV … [Read more...]

Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves: Women’s Empowerment Fund IV

Deadline: 2 April 2017 The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves is currently accepting applications for its fourth annual Women’s Empowerment Fund (WEF), a financing mechanism designed to scale effective business models for empowerment through women’s energy entrepreneurship. The objective of the WEF is to make the business case for gender-informed approaches by demonstrating that there is a positive impact on business performance and social impact outcomes. Focus Areas Establishing a … [Read more...]

Applications Open for the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Sub-Saharan Africa Fellowship

Deadline: 19 April 2017 The  L’Oréal Foundation has launched the 8th edition of the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Sub-Saharan Africa Fellowship to support young women scientists. Benefits 12 Fellowships of Euros 5,000 each, will granted to 12 African Ph.D Students enrolled in an African University 12 Fellowships of Euros 10,000 each, will be granted to 2 African postdoctoral researchers working in a laboratory or research institute registered in one of the region's … [Read more...]

IFAD Grant Call for Proposals: Scaling-up Empowerment through Household Methodologies

Deadline: 14 April 2017 The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is seeking proposals to implement a project on “Scaling-up empowerment through household methodologies: from thousands to millions” in order to build knowledge, skills and expertise at local, national, regional and global levels to upscale household methodologies to empower millions of women, men and rural youth for rural inclusiveness. The purpose of the call for proposals is to identify, through a competitive … [Read more...]

Bureau of NEA Assistance Coordination: Promoting Womens Leadership and Gender Inclusive Policies in the Middle East and North Africa

Deadline: 18 April 2017 The Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs Office of Assistance Coordination (NEA/AC) is currently seeking applications for its program entitled "Promoting Womens Leadership and Gender Inclusive Policies in the Middle East and North Africa". Objectives To address this gap and opportunity, the Office of Assistance Coordination of the Near East Bureau (NEA/AC) seeks projects that will enable existing and rising women leaders in the MENA region to: Increase their knowledge … [Read more...]

Embassy of Switzerland: Call for Proposals for Gender Equality Small Actions Programme in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The Embassy of Switzerland has announced a Call for Proposals for Gender Equality related projects to be supported through the Small Actions grants of the Swiss Cooperation Programme in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Small Actions grants aim to support innovative small-scale and social relevant interventions of limited duration that contribute to achieving the results outlined in the Swiss Cooperation Strategy in BiH 2017-2020. Through the Gender Equality Small Actions … [Read more...]

UN Women Uganda Call for Proposals: Inviting NGOs and CSOs to Conduct Civic Education and Enhance Communities

Deadline: 23 March 2017 UN Women Uganda is seeking proposals from women-led Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) with innovative and high impact programmes on the advancement of gender equality, protection of women’s rights and the empowerment of women to help localize Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by promoting women’s political participation and leadership. Call objective: To develop and implement a project aimed at conducting civic education and … [Read more...]

AU Call for Proposals: Mentoring Youth to be Champions of Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment

Deadline: 15 April 2017 The African Union (AU) is pleased to announce the call for the submission of project proposals under theme n°10 of the African Women Decade namely “mentoring youth (women and men) to be champions of gender equality and women’s empowerment” which content is as follows: “Energizing the African Women’s movement, and mentoring young women and men leaders and professionals, both in Africa and the Diaspora to be champions on Gender Equality and women’s empowerment”. Priority … [Read more...]

UN Women: Civil Society Monitoring of Georgia’s Implementation of Women, Peace and Security

Deadline: 23 March 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) has announced a Request for Proposal (RFP) for Civil Society Monitoring of Georgia’s implementation of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda. Goals The goals of the NAP 1325 include: Women’s meaningful participation in preventing conflict and contributing to peace and security Empowerment of women, girls and communities affected by conflicts economically and socially … [Read more...]

The British Embassy in Baghdad: Seeking Concept Notes for FCO Programme Funding in Iraq

Deadline: 16 March 2017 The British Embassy in Baghdad is accepting concept notes for the financial year 2017-18 under Rules-Based International System Fund and the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) Programme Funding. Priorities & Grant Size Develop understanding of the attitudes specific sectors of the community have towards victims of sexual and gender based violence in conflict in particular those groups who have contact with survivors e.g. Police, lawyers/judges, … [Read more...]

DFID Call for Applications: Civil Society Support Programme Phase II

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for its Civil Society Support Programme Phase II. Programme Components Component A: It will establish partnerships with global and British businesses to improve economic opportunities for women in their supply chains. It will work with businesses that have established supply chains in DFID countries, to: Identify and address barriers to low-income women’s participation … [Read more...]

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