UN Women/Tanzania: Call for Proposals for Tubadilike Tupinge Ukatili Program 2018 – 2021

Deadline: 16 May 2018 UN Women Tanzania Country Office has announced a Call for Proposals for 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. These initiatives will contribute to the implementation of the National Plan of Action (NPA) on Ending Violence Against Women and Children in line with Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the selected … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for L’Oréal Paris Women of Worth Award!

Deadline: 31 May 2018 Nominations are currently open for the L’Oréal Paris Women of Worth Award to honor those who find beauty in giving back to their community. This philanthropic program "Women of Worth" is to honor those who go above and beyond, selflessly volunteering their time to empower others. Each year, 10 extraordinary women are chosen from thousands of nominations and honored for the impact they’ve made across a variety of charitable causes. The 2018 Women of Worth will be … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State: Supporting Her Empowerment – Girls’ Resilience, Enterprise, and Technology (SHE’s GREAT) Initiative

Deadline: 15 June 2018 The Secretary’s Office of Global Women’s Issues (S/GWI) has announced "Supporting Her Empowerment – Girls' Resilience, Enterprise, and Technology (SHE's GREAT) Initiative"  to advance U.S. national security and prosperity by promoting young women and girls’ (ages 0-24) opportunities and leadership. The aim of this initiative is to ensure that young women and girls are economically and socially empowered, free from violence and discrimination, and have access to … [Read more...]

Comic Relief: Funding for Tackling Violence against Women and Girls

Deadline: 2 July 2018 Comic Relief has announced a funding pot of £4 million which is co-funded by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and the UK’s Devolved Administrations to support organisations that are working to end violence and abuse experienced by women and girls across the UK. The government funds have been raised through the Tampon Tax. This funding is exclusively focused on women with multiple and complex needs and aims to: Enable organisations to … [Read more...]

British Embassy Ashgabat CFPs: Supporting Democratic Development and Reforms in Turkmenistan

Deadline: 8 May 2018 The British Embassy Ashgabat is inviting proposals for project work to support democratic development and reforms, economic development and women’s empowerment in Turkmenistan for the period between April 2018 and March 2019. Priorities The British Embassy’s strategic project priorities are: Contributing to human rights and democracy in Turkmenistan Improving regional security and reducing the potential for conflict; Contributing to economic growth and … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Jordan: Seeking Applications for Small Grants Program

Deadline: 15 June 2018 The Public Diplomacy Section of the U.S. Embassy in Amman is inviting applicants for its Small Grants Program which is designed to assist worthy organizations implement programs that promote the U.S.-Jordanian partnership. Priorities Priorities include, but are not limited to: Improving mutual understanding between Jordanians and Americans Supporting English language teaching and usage in Jordan Expanding cultural exchange between Jordanians and Americans … [Read more...]

Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to the Republic of Azerbaijan: Seeking Applications for Development Cooperation Projects

Deadline: 24 April 2018 The Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to the Republic of Azerbaijan is seeking applications for its development cooperation projects for the implementation of the following concepts (total amount up to 10.000 EUR ): Ensure safety and occupancy for Azerbaijan children Improve women’s skills in autonomously running and managing the business Criteria Submitted applications for projects shall conform to the EU, Lithuanian and Azerbaijan bilateral … [Read more...]

IWA’s Women in Water Award: Celebrating Female Leadership in the Field of Water

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Nominations are open for the IWA's Women in Water Award to acknowledge and celebrate female leadership in the field of water. Through this award, the IWA recognises those women working in the field of water who, through their demonstrated leadership, have had a significant positive impact on the development of the industry. The award showcases an individual’s excellence in leadership as demonstrated by outstanding initiatives, impact of work and inspiration to others. … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Connecting Voice(s): Uganda Linking & Learning Facilitation!

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Is your organisation passionate about facilitating dynamic learning experiences with diverse groups of people? Do you have experience working with civil society groups in Uganda? Do you use participatory, creative and transformative approaches in networking with other stakeholders? Does your organisation undertake research to identify what works and what doesn’t work in development work and replicate best practices? If your answer yes, you could be the organisation that … [Read more...]

Embassy of Canada to Lebanon: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives 2018

Deadline: 27 April 2018 Embassy of Canada to Lebanon has announced the launch of the 2018 Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) call for proposals for Lebanon. For more than three decades, Canada has funded small grants in developing countries through the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI). Priorities Submit proposals for projects meeting one or several Government of Canada priorities listed below: Empowering Women and Girls and promoting gender equality, Supporting … [Read more...]

Democratic Governance Facility: Call for Expressions of Interest

Deadline: 9 May 2018 The Democratic Governance Facility (DGF) has announced a Call for Expressions of Interest to strengthen the engagement between DGF and state and non-state actors in the governance, accountability and human rights domain. Prospective partners are expected to undertake interrelated and mutually reinforcing actions contributing to the achievement of DGF programme objectives. Great emphasis is put on gender equality and the inclusion of youth as well as wider geographical … [Read more...]

Applications Open for She Leads Africa (SLA) Acclerator Program 2018!

Deadline: 20 May 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the She Leads Africa (SLA) Accelerator program, a 3-month program to identify, support and fund the next generation of Nigeria’s brightest female entrepreneurs. The winner of the programme will receive N2 million from SLA. This year, the programme will take place in Lagos and is open to businesses based anywhere in Nigeria. Program Sectors               Agritech Artificial Intelligence Clean Technology and Energy … [Read more...]

Nature Research Awards: Inspiring Science and Innovating Science

Deadline: 11 June 2018 Nominations are open for "Nature Research Awards” to celebrate and support the achievements of leading women in science and of those who have encouraged girls and young women to engage with STEM subjects around the world. Types of Award In 2018, they are launching two new Nature Research Awards: Inspiring Science Award 2018: The Inspiring Science Award welcomes nominations of exceptional scientists who self-identify as female and who are within 10 years of … [Read more...]

U.S Department of State: Applications Open for 2018 TechWomen Program

Deadline: 1 June 2018 The Office of Citizen Exchanges, Professional Fellows Division, of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA or “the Bureau”) is inviting proposal submissions for the FY 2018 TechWomen program to empower, connect, and support the next generation of women leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The exchange program uses a mentorship model to support emerging STEM leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa, South and Central Asia, and the … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Malawi: Apply for U.S. Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Fund

Deadline: 31 May 2018 Applications are now open for the Ambassador’s Special Self-Help (SSH) Program which is a grass-roots assistance program that allows U.S. embassies to respond quickly to local requests for small community-based development projects. The purpose of the Special Self-Help program is to fund small development activities that generate public awareness of U.S. foreign assistance efforts but that fall outside the structure of established USAID projects. The program is … [Read more...]

Aus4Skills: Inviting Applicants for 2018 Small Grants Fund Round 2

Deadline: 31 May 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the Small Grants Fund (SGF) under Aus4Skills that is designed to provide small grants for activities that consolidate alumni’s professional knowledge and skills, improve the alumni’s workplace environment and strengthen alumni links with Australia. Grants under the SGF Round 2 - 2018, which builds on the success of the SGF Round 1-2017 under Aus4Skills and the Small Grants Scheme under Australia Awards Vietnam, are offered to Australia … [Read more...]

Hilden Charitable Fund: Addressing the Needs and Potential of Girls and Women

Deadline: 6 June 2018 The Hilden Charitable Fund is currently inviting applications to award grants to projects both in the UK and in developing countries with an aim to address disadvantages, notably by supporting causes which are less likely to raise funds from public subscriptions. Priority Areas In the UK: Hilden’s grant making priorities are: Homelessness, Penal Affairs, Asylum Seekers and Refugees, and Community Based initiatives for Disadvantaged Young People Aged 16 to 25. … [Read more...]

Ribbons of Hope Grants: Improving the Lives of Women and Children in Georgia

Deadline: 4 June 2018 The Ribbons of Hope Foundation is currently accepting applications for its grant program to make a positive impact on the lives of women and their children. Award Information Each year a non-profit organization is awarded a $100,000 grant to promote women and their children. Priority Areas The program/project for which applicant are seeking funding will improve the lives of women and/or children in one or more of the following areas: Health Education … [Read more...]

Silk Routes Facility Call for Proposals: Funding Migration Management in Asia

Deadline: 12 June 2020 The Silk Routes Facility has launched a Call for Proposals (CfP) for migration management projects in five Silk Routes as well as five Central Asian countries that aims to support initiatives to improve migration management in the following ten countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Iran, Iraq, and Pakistan, as well as Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. The project aims at maximizing the development potential of migration and mobility within … [Read more...]