Nominations Open for Ambassador’s Woman of Courage Award!

Deadline: 9 March 2018 The U.S. Embassy has announced that nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 Ambassador’s Woman of Courage Award. The Woman of Courage Award honors women who are making history in their countries and communities through their work to better their societies, to fight discrimination or strife, and to help resolve conflicts. Women who have taken risks to run for public office or who are striving to break down barriers in order to promote positive change are great … [Read more...]

APWLD Call for Applications: Womanifesto Sub-grant for Advancing Feminist Participatory Democracy

Deadline: 9 March 2018 APWLD is currently inviting women’s rights and feminist organisations in the region to apply for the Womanifesto Sub-grant: Advancing Feminist Participatory Democracy. APWLD will partner and support eight to ten organisations that will build a women’s movement around a community-driven Womanifesto or women’s agenda that articulates the aspirations of the citizens at the grassroots. In particular, partners will develop women’s political agenda, engage in and influence … [Read more...]

EU Funding Programme: Increase Women Participation in Public Life

Date Opened: 26/07/2017 Date Closed: 11/09/2017 Budget: 3,500,000 (EUR) Winning NGOs: <<Previous … [Read more...]

UN Women RFPs: Providing Support in Advancing Understanding of Journalists and Media towards Greater Gender Equality

Deadline: 5 March 2018 UN Women is seeking proposals for its program to provide support in advancing understanding of journalists and media towards greater gender equality. Under the overall guidance of the Deputy Representative and direct supervision of UN Women Communications Specialist, the selected company (further referred to as Contractor) will be responsible to provide support in conducting a series of activities, divided into two major Directions, generally aimed at strengthening media … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 Momentum for Change Lighthouse Activities!

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Applications are open for 2018 Momentum for Change Lighthouse Activities which is spearheaded by the United Nations Climate Change Secretariat, Momentum for Change shines a light on the most innovative, scalable and replicable examples of what people around the world are doing to tackle climate change. If you’re leading a results-driven project that is successfully addressing climate change, United Nations Climate Change Secretariat wants to hear from you! A … [Read more...]

EVAWI: Seeking Proposals for International Conference on Sexual Assault, Intimate Partner Violence and Increasing Access

Deadline: 1 May 2018 End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI) is seeking proposals for its International Conference on Sexual Assault, Intimate Partner Violence and Increasing Access which promotes innovative techniques and promising practices for responding to sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking, human trafficking, elder abuse, and other gender-based crimes. Objectives Improve responses to victims of sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking, human … [Read more...]

Voice: Inviting Organisations for Indonesia Empowerment Grants Program

Deadline: 20 April 2018 Are you part of an informal group or a small organisation? Do you need to organise your members or strengthen your group? Do you have ideas on how to tackle the issues you face? Do you want to build confidence, skills, and leadership of the people you represent within your community? Are you working to promote a positive image of your members and fight discrimination? If yes, then apply for the Voice’s Indonesia Empowerment Grants! Empowerment Grants are the most … [Read more...]

Voice’s Indonesia Influencing Grants: Amplifying the Voices of Marginalised and Discriminated Groups

 Deadline: 20 April 2018 Does your organisation want to advocate and lobby for the proper implementation of current laws or for new policies? Do you want to build a network of like-minded organisations to amplify the voices of marginalised and discriminated groups? Do you want to influence and change your local community’s attitudes, practices, and processes towards a Voice target group? If yes, then apply for the Voice’s Indonesia Influencing Grants! Influencing Grants are the most … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Voice’s Indonesia Sudden Opportunity Grants Program!

Deadline: 31 December 2018 Has there been an unanticipated closure or widening of civic space at national level? Is there a time-bound opportunity to influence policy on criminalisation, marginalisation, discrimination, and/or exclusion? Do these events directly impact one or more Voice target groups? Are you proposing to act in a collective fashion? If you answered “yes” to the questions above, then apply for the Voice’s Sudden Opportunity Grants! Impact Areas Improved access to … [Read more...]

Voice’s Indonesia Innovate and Learn Grants: Testing and Scaling New Approaches

Deadline: 20 April 2018 Do you have an innovative idea to address the marginalisation, discrimination, and exclusion experienced by Voice target groups? Do you want to learn if this innovation is effective and can be scaled-up? Do you see an opportunity where new technologies and approaches can be leveraged to meet the challenges faced by your community? If yes, then apply for the Voice's Indonesia Innovate and Learn Grants! This is intended for groups, organisations, networks, consortia, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Tomorrow’s Leaders Graduate (TLG) Scholarship Program!

Deadline: 31 March 2018 The U.S. Department of State’s Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) and AMIDEAST are inviting applicants for its Tomorrow’s Leaders Graduate (TLG) Scholarship Program. The program offers 18 students from the Middle East and North Africa region a unique scholarship opportunity to pursue quality higher education and earn a master’s degree in one of the following fields: M.A. in Applied Economics - 30 credits (Beirut Campus) M.A. in Interdisciplinary Gender … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Australia-APEC Women in Research Fellowship!

Deadline: 6 April 2018 The Australian APEC Study Centre is seeking applications for its Australia-APEC Women in Research Fellowship that will provide financial support for high-achieving female researchers from developing APEC economies to pursue research opportunities in partnership with Australian education and research institutions. This fellowship aims to encourage the mobility of post-doctorate female researchers from the APEC region. It is designed to assist with the particular … [Read more...]

Leadership and Innovation Lab: “Unveil the Hidden Presence- Trafficking in Women and Children”

Deadline: 28 February 2018 Applications are open for Leadership and Innovation Lab- “Unveil the Hidden Presence: Trafficking in Women and Children.” This lab is co-convened by the Thompson Reuters Foundation, the GIZ Sector Programme on Gender Equality and Women’s Right and the Global Leadership Academy. Aims The Lab aims at the following: To create a global network to increase awareness and publicity on trafficking in women and children To foster exchange and dialogue among the … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Dakar: Seeking Applications for Public Affairs Small Grant Program

Deadline: 16 May 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Dakar of the U.S. Department of State has announced an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out a program (or programs) to help advance democratic values, advance peace and security, and promote opportunity and development. The U.S. Embassy in Dakar works with partner organizations on a number of projects to advance shared objectives of a stable and prosperous Senegal. Project Topics Promoting democratic values … [Read more...]

Apply for Voice’s Breaking down Silos: Kenya Innovate and Learn Grants Program!

Deadline: 1 June 2018 Voice is seeking proposals for its “Breaking down Silos: Kenya Innovate and Learn Grants” program. This Call for Proposals (CfP) is designed to help Voice in Kenya and its potential grantees to test as well as learn from innovation. There exist many new, interesting and effective methods for supporting the Voice target groups in participating in their own governance and improving access to resources and services.  Voice in Kenya hopes to capture and stimulate learning of … [Read more...]

Apply for Voice’s Let’s try something new: Cambodia Innovate and Learn Grants!

Deadline: 16 April 2018 Do you want to try something new and innovative to support your target groups?  Have you tested a new approach but haven’t had time or resources to document, reflect and learn? Do you want to try using artivism (art for activism) to amplify the voices of your target groups? Do you want to scale up and disseminate an innovative approach but with a different target group or geographical area? If you answered yes to any of the questions above, then apply for Voice's Let's … [Read more...]

Voice’s Let’s Make it Happen: Cambodia Influencing Grants

Deadline: 16 April 2018 Are you a Cambodian organisation that is led by one of Voice’s target groups? Do you see an opportunity to guide or influence national or local bodies in Cambodia so that they are more open and receptive to the needs and interests of your target group?  Do you want to inspire attitudinal and policy change amongst people and governments in Cambodia towards your target group? Do you want to try innovative and new ways to influence? If you answered “yes” to the questions … [Read more...]

UN Women/Survivors’ Empowerment Journey Programme: Supporting Economic and Social Empowerment of Women

Deadline: 12 March 2018 UN Women is inviting applications to submit technical and financial proposals for its EVAW SEJ Programme. UN Women firmly believes that addressing violence against women requires a multipronged approach of access to protection and justice, economic and social empowerment of women, creating enabling environment for women and girls through prevention of violence, and sound policy actions. UN Women through its flagship programme Survivors' Empowerment Journey (SEJ) … [Read more...]

Government of Canada: Inviting Applicants for ‘Women’s Political Participation in Pakistan’ Program

Deadline: 29 March 2018 Government of Canada is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations for its program entitled “Women’s Political Participation in Pakistan”. Women in Pakistan face significant obstacles to their full participation in social and political life, including entrenched socio-cultural barriers, gender-based violence, patriarchal norms and attitudes, legal discrimination and economic marginalization. This dilemma is reflected in the continued reports of women … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Voice’s Small is Beautiful: Cambodia Empowerment Grants!

Deadline: 16 April 2018 Are you a new and/or informal group that is led by one of Voice’s target groups? Do you want to learn how to (better) work together?  Do you want to work on leadership and/or increasing confidence of and within your group members? Do you want to embark on a journey to change attitudes and/or social norms in Cambodia towards your target group? If you answered “yes” to the questions above, then apply for Voice's Small is Beautiful: Cambodia Empowerment Grants! Target … [Read more...]