CSP – A Professional Development Program for those working to improve their communities

Deadline: 31 October 2017 If you are working to address issues related to the environment, tolerance and conflict resolution, transparency and accountability, and women and gender in select countries, then you are eligible to apply for IREX’s Community Solutions Program (CSP) - a year-long professional development program. For 2018–2019, up to 100 community activists will be selected to participate in the program, which includes: Four-month Fellowship in the United States: Community … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: UNFPA-CARE Study on Good Practices in GBV and SRH Programing for Girls

Deadline: 27 October 2017 UNFPA-CARE is seeking applications for Study on Good Practices in GBV and SRH Programing for Girls. The UNFPA ASRO and CAREMENA office are conducting a study in the MENA region to identify and document strong examples of good practices and human interest stories (HIS) to showcase successful approaches to girl sexual reproductive health (SRH) and gender-based violence GBV prevention and responsegirls  programming, including harmful traditional practices such as child … [Read more...]

Global Fund-South Africa Call for Proposals: Young Women & Girls Economic Strengthening Programme

Deadline: 31 October 2017 NACOSA, on behalf of four PRs (Kheth’Impilo, Soul City Institute, KZN Treasury and NACOSA) have announced a Call for Proposals for Young Women & Girls Economic Strengthening Programme. The Global Fund has selected five Principal Recipients (PRs) in South Africa to implement a Young Women and Girls (YW&G) Programme, which includes an Economic Strengthening component. The YW&G Programme seeks to provide socio-economic development support and opportunities to … [Read more...]

Turkish-Swedish Development Cooperation: Call for Applications for Projects in 2018

Deadline: 13 November 2017 The Section for Turkish-Swedish Development Cooperation has announced its call for applications for projects in 2018. The Section welcomes applications for projects that aim to: enhance opportunities to exercise human rights, especially freedom of expression, and advance democratic participation and accountability increase the political agency of women and girls, enhance their visibility as actors and provide forums where they can make their voices heard … [Read more...]

CAAWS’ WISE Fund: Supporting Sport Initiatives for Girls and Women in Canada

Deadline: 10 November 2017 The Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS) is currently seeking applications for its Women in Sport Encouragement (WISE) Fund to invest in the development of female leaders in sport and support organizations to strengthen their engagement of girls and women in sport. The two core areas of emphasis are retention of girls in sport and expanding female leadership in sport. Grant Information CAAWS is able to provide … [Read more...]

WAN-IFRA: Inviting Women Journalists for Leading Leadership Development Program

Deadline: 31 October 2017 Women in News program (WIN) at the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) is inviting Women Journalists for Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine, especially those who work in print and digital media to be part this Leading Leadership Development program in the Middle-East and North Africa. The program seeks to equip women media professionals in middle and senior management positions with the right skills, knowledge and attitudes to help advance … [Read more...]

USAID/Zambia: Seeking Application for USAID Stop GBV

Deadline: 14 November 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for its "USAID Stop GBV" that projects in order to strengthen the environment for girls and women, boys and men, and members of key/priority populations, to live lives free of GBV and enjoy healthy-supportive, gender-equitable relationships. The ​prior ​STOP ​GBV ​program ​(2012-2018) ​consisted ​of ​three ​projects ​supported ​by ​USAID ​and UKAId ​through ​the ​Department ​for … [Read more...]

Feminist Review Trust Fund: Supporting Projects to Represent the Diversity of Women’s Lives

Deadline: 31 January 2018 The Feminist Review Trust is currently accepting applications from eligible entities for its grants program, representing the diversity of women’s lives globally and supporting the creativity with which women fight the inequalities they face. Set up in 2001, the Trust was funded by Feminist Review. Run as a collective since its inception in 1979 the voluntary work of  Feminist Review’s editorial teams over the years has provided the means for the Trust to share the … [Read more...]

Magraret McNamara Education Grants: Inviting Women from Developing Countries

Deadline: 15 January 2018 Applications are open for Magraret McNamara Education Grants (formerly known as MMMF) that will reward exceptional women from developing countries, that are enrolled as full-time students for the following academic term in accredited universities in the United States and Canada, have demonstrated financial need and are committed to working for the well-being of women and children. MMEG's mission is to assist women from developing countries who are pursuing their … [Read more...]

UNDP/RFP: Increasing Roma Women Engagement into Cooperation with Local Authorities using CEDAW

Deadline: 23 October 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is seeking proposals for its "Increase Roma women engagement into cooperation with local authorities using CEDAW, Optional Protocol and Concluding observations as advocacy tools." UN Women work in Ukraine focuses on supporting the government and civil society in advancing gender equality and implementation of the national and international commitments. The  selected CSO/Company will conduct series of events and develop … [Read more...]

Women in STEM and Entrepreneurship Program: Eliminating Barriers for Women’s Participation in Australia

Deadline: 15 November 2017 The Australian Government is seeking applications for its program entitled "Women in STEM and Entrepreneurship" to provide funding to support women in STEM and to eliminate barriers for women’s participation in STEM education and careers, including entrepreneurship. The program supports projects that foster girls’ and women’s interest in STEM and entrepreneurship, develop their scientific and entrepreneurial knowledge and skills, build their professional networks, or … [Read more...]

Google Women Techmakers Scholars Program 2018-2019: Creating Gender Equality

Deadline: 1 December 2017 Applications are open for Women Techmakers Scholars Program 2018-2019 – formerly the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship Program – Google is furthering Dr. Anita Borg’s vision of creating gender equality in the field of computer science by encouraging women to excel in computing and technology and become active leaders and role models in the field. Elements Scholarship: An academic scholarship, awarded based on academic performance, leadership, and impact on … [Read more...]

Connecting Voice(s): Cambodia Linking and Learning Facilitation

Deadline: 29 October 2017 Is your organization passionate about and adept at facilitating dynamic learning experiences with diverse groups of people? Do you have deep and extensive experience working with civil society groups in Cambodia? Do you practice participatory, creative, and trans-formative approaches in linking together communities online and offline? Do you regularly identify opportunities for collaboration and research? If yes then Voice in Cambodia is looking for you! Voice is … [Read more...]

Voice’s Niger Innovation and Learning Grant: Testing and Scaling New Approaches

Deadline: 15 February 2018 Voice is seeking applications for its Niger Innovation and Learning Grant to test and scale new approaches with emphasis on human-centered innovations that are specific adapted to the context of the scale. Funding Information The amounts range from 5,000 Euro up to 200,000 Euro every two years through a national call for proposals. Themes Improved access to (productive) resources (eg finance, water and land) and employment Improved access to social … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: Promoting & Protecting the Human Rights of Marginalized Individuals

Deadline: 27 October 2017 The Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) has announced a Request for Statements of Interest (RSOI) from civil society organizations for a program entitled “Promote and Protect the Human Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Women and Girls, LGBTI persons and other Marginalized Individuals”. This request is seeking programs that take an intersectional approach to addressing violence and discrimination targeting marginalized populations, which undermine … [Read more...]

UN Women Call for Proposals: Conducting Scoping Study on Gender-based Violence in Public Spaces and Advocacy

Deadline: 20 October 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is inviting women’s civil society organizations and civil society organizations (CSOs) that work on promoting women’s rights and gender equality to submit proposals that will address the legal, policy and data gaps with regards gender based violence and violence against women. Organizations are invited to submit proposals that will entail: Assessment of public safety of women … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Voice’s Indonesia Unexpected Grant

Deadline: 31 December 2017 Voice is seeking proposals for Indonesia Unexpected Grant to provide flexibility for collective action of multiple groups / organizations / networks about specific unexpected opportunities. This may affect the policy or threaten the depletion of urgent public spaces. Funding Information Grants proposed are 6 to 12 months with a maximum budget of EUR 100,000 or IDR 1,400,000,000. Main Support Area Disable Women exploited and / or experiencing violence … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Standard Chartered Women in Technology Incubator Kenya Programme!

Deadline: 13 November 2017 Standard Chartered, partnership with Strathmore University @iBizAfrica incubator is seeking applications for its Women in Technology Incubator Kenya Programme in order to recruit the best entrepreneurial minds, women-lead startup teams leveraging on technology as a key driver of innovation in business. The programme combines world class startup support with local and international experience to provide Africa’s most competitive and attractive startup incubation … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: Promoting and Protecting the Human Rights of Marginalized Individuals

Deadline: 27 October 2017 The Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) has announced a Request for Statements of Interest (RSOI) from civil society organizations to promote and protect the human rights of marginalized populations. This request is seeking programs that take an intersectional approach to addressing violence and discrimination targeting marginalized populations, which undermine society's collective security, and programs that provide marginalized populations with tools … [Read more...]

SWC Call for Proposals: Addressing the Economic Security and Prosperity of Indigenous Women in Canada

Deadline: 11 January 2018 Status of Women Canada has launched a Call for Proposals for projects addressing the economic security and prosperity of Indigenous women in Canada. With this call for proposals, Indigenous organizations and governments will implement projects designed to advance economic security and prosperity for Indigenous women by engaging them, their communities and the private sector to build on their strengths, identify opportunities and address issues affecting their economic … [Read more...]