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.

Rashtriya Swayamsiddh Samman: Awarding NGOs, Grassroot Leaders and Innovators

Deadline: 28 February 2019 The third edition of 'Rashtriya Swayamsiddh Samman' is being organised to reward and highlight the untold stories of courage and determination of similar grass-root leaders and social innovators in India. The ‘Samman’ will be conferred upon 20 Change Agents i.e. individuals and organisations from across India through a robust process of jury meetings at regional and national levels. O. P. Jindal Global University (OPJGU), will be the knowledge partner in the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Obama Foundation Leaders: Africa Program

Deadline : 28 February 2019 Applications are open for Obama Foundation Leaders: Africa Program to seek emerging leaders who have a demonstrated potential for impact, a clear commitment to integrity, and are at earlier stages of their journey. The Africa program will inspire, empower, and connect emerging leaders from across the African continent through a core set of shared values and leadership skills. Together, they will form a network of innovative and ethical changemakers and positive … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State Office, GWI: TBD Women in Countering Violent Extremism

Deadline: 1 April 2019 The Department of State Office of Global Womens Issues is seeking applications for its program entitled "TBD Women in Countering Violent Extremism" that will address the needs of women and girls adversely impacted by violent extremism and conflict and support women's leadership in countering violent extremism. The Secretary's Office of Global Women's Issues (S/GWI) announces this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for a new agreement to advance U.S. national … [Read more...]

UNDP Albania: Call for Grants for Non-government Organizations

Deadline: 3 March 2019 UNDP is inviting partner non-government organization to strengthen the role of young women and men in the municipalities of Shkodra, Kukes and Diber. The activities should be implemented in close collaboration with youth groups. NGOs that bring innovation solutions to the problem will have a distinct advantage. The purpose of this grant scheme is to support interested CSOs to provide different type innovative solutions on improving and strengthening the role of … [Read more...]

Women’s Fund in Georgia announces ‘Women’s Rights and Environmental Justice’ Program

Deadline: 3 March 2019 Women's Fund in Georgia is seeking applications for its grant competition “Women’s Rights and Environmental Justice", which is financial support for the Global Alliance for Green and Gender Action (GAGGA). Grant competition is to social and environmental justice and women's non-governmental organizations working on women's informal groups are encouraged, in their efforts to address women's natural resources, to respond to social and environmental challenges, be it … [Read more...]

Women’s Fund in Georgia: Seeking Applications for Open Door Grants Program 2019

Deadline: 31 December 2019 Women’s Fund in Georgia is seeking applications for its “Open Door Grants Program 2019” that welcomes women’s innovative initiatives. Participation in the competition can be registered and unregistered groups, which are the main directions of the protection of women and girls' rights and issues related to them; The Foundation also supports individual or group initiatives of researchers or artists. The geographical focus of the grant program is the capital of … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: Women’s Workforce Participation Program

Deadline: 23 April 2019 The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) has announced an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for projects to promote international labor standards and women's right to equal, safe, and full participation in the workforce. Funding Information Award Ceiling: $1,000,000 Award Floor: $1,000,000 Eligibility Criteria DRL welcomes applications from U.S.-based and foreign-based … [Read more...]

USAID/Burma: Agriculture and Food-Systems Development Activity

Deadline: 15 March 2019 The United States Agency for International Development in Burma (USAID/Burma) is seeking applications for a cooperative agreement from qualified entities to implement the Agriculture and Food-Systems Development Activity. USAID/Burma intends to award an assistance activity under the US Government’s Feed the Future (FTF) Initiative, through a competitive Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO), subject to the availability of funding. The Feed the Future Burma … [Read more...]

National Institute of Justice: Research and Evaluation on Violence Against Women

Deadline: 15 April 2019 The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is currently accepting applications for its Research and Evaluation on Violence Against Women: Sexual Violence, Intimate Partner Violence, Stalking, and Teen Dating Violence. The goals of the National Institute of Justice’s (NIJ) Violence Against Women (VAW) program of research are to improve knowledge and understanding of intimate partner and dating violence, … [Read more...]

APWLD: Asia Pacific Regional Feminist Legal Theory and Practice (FLTP) Training

Deadline: 18 March 2019 Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) is inviting applications from women human rights advocates to the Asia-Pacific Regional Feminist Legal Theory and Practice (FLTP) Training, which will be held in Penang, Malaysia, from 17-21 June 2019. The FLTP training has been one of the core capacity building activities of APWLD that has now grown into a dynamic program that offers a unique model in the region. The FLTP framework has feminism as its core … [Read more...]

WFT announces Call for Proposals to Promote Women, Girls and Children Rights in Tanzania

Deadline: 23 February 2019 Women Fund Tanzania (WFT) has announced a call for proposals for 2019 on the promotion of women, girls and children rights in Tanzania. The Fund focuses on supporting initiatives that are working towards promoting women, girls and children rights for empowerment and contributing towards growth of a strengthened women’s movement in the country. Funding Windows WFT is inviting applications under its three funding windows as follows: Small Scale Window … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: IRF Nigeria Grant Program

Deadline: 1 April 2019 The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) has announced an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for projects that aim to decrease interreligious violence and intercommunal mistrust in Nigeria's Middle Belt. DRL's goal is to decrease interreligious violence and intercommunal mistrust in Nigeria's Middle Belt prompted by hate speech, misinformation or rumors focusing on religious differences and … [Read more...]

AmplifyChange @ Women Deliver 2019 Opportunity Grant: Inviting Women-led Civil Society Organisations

Deadline: 5 March 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for the AmplifyChange @ Women Deliver 2019 Opportunity Grant to support women-led organisations who, as part of a wider existing or new movement, seek to advance sexual and reproductive health and rights. Outcomes should be focused on building stronger SRHR movements and working collaboratively to improve SRHR outcomes. In this funding call, AmplifyChange will support movement building work that contributes to: Strengthening the … [Read more...]

Fund for Local Cooperation: Seeking Applications from Palestinian Non-governmental Organisations

Deadline: 14 March 2019 The Representative Office of Finland is seeking applications from Palestinian non-governmental organisations for a grant entitled "Fund for Local Cooperation" to support a development project to be implemented in 2019-2020. The Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC) at the Representative Office of Finland is an instrument of Finnish development cooperation. The FLC support is channelled through local civil society organizations to complement the bilateral development … [Read more...]

Third Wave Fund Inviting Applicants for Mobilize Power Fund

Deadline: 5 March 2019 Applicants are invited to submit their applications for the Third Wave Fund’s Mobilize Power Fund which is a rapid response fund that supports the leadership of young women of color, trans, gender non-conforming, queer, and intersex youth under 35 in social movements. Third Wave Fund launched this fund because powerful movements need the ability to respond to and heal from immediate threats and opportunities with flexible and responsive funding opportunities. This … [Read more...]

Edge Fund’s Funding Round 10: Supporting those Taking Action for Equitable and Sustainable World

Deadline: 24 February 2019 Applications are open for the Edge Fund's funding round 10 to support those taking action for a just, equitable and sustainable world. They fund work that challenges abuses of power and aims to bring an end to the systems that cause injustice. This could be our economic system, our political system or any system that discriminates against people based on their identity or background (e.g. class, ability, gender, race, nationality, religion, sexuality, age or … [Read more...]

United Nation’s Global Climate Action Award: Addressing Climate Change

Deadline: 30 April 2019 The search for the United Nation's Global Climate Action Award is on! If you are leading a results-driven project that is successfully addressing climate change, they want to hear from you! Spearheaded by UN Climate Change's Momentum for Change initiative, the UN Global Climate Action Award shines a light on the most innovative, scalable and replicable examples of what people around the world are doing to tackle climate change. Focus Areas Applicants must … [Read more...]

Embassy of Canada to Libya announces 2019-2020 Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI)

Deadline: 8 March 2019 The Embassy of Canada to Libya has announced the 2019-2020 Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) call for proposals to be submitted for small projects in Libya. The CFLI is a responsive, flexible programme, managed by the Embassy of Canada to Libya, out of its temporary offices in Tunis, Tunisia. The CFLI funds- high impact, results-oriented projects which are typically proposed and implemented by local NGOs and other organisations such as local councils, … [Read more...]

Women2030 Sub-Grants: Inviting Civil Society Organizations from Burkina Faso, Togo, Cameroon & Tunisia

Deadline: 28 February 2019 Women Environmental Programme has announced a call for applications from Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to support the implementation of activities under her European Union (EU)-supported project titled: Women CSOs networking to realize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as women2030. The overall objective of this project is to build capacity of women’s and gender civil society organizations to advance local, national and regional … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Laos: 2019 Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program

Deadline: 4 April 2019 The U.S. Embassy Vientiane Public Diplomacy Section has announced an open competition for organizations to submit project proposals for funding under the U.S. Embassy’s 2019 Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program. Goals Public diplomacy programming includes communicating with international audiences, cultural programming, educational and professional exchanges, promoting education including English language, science, technology and math, and international visitor … [Read more...]

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