UN Women Nepal: Call for Proposals for NGOs to Leverage Right to Information against Trafficking and Unsafe Migration in the Post- Disaster Reconstruction

Deadline: 12 June 2017 UN Women Nepal is currently inviting legally registered Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) to submit proposals to facilitate the implementation of the Right to Information against Trafficking and Unsafe Migration, especially in the post-earthquake context in Dhading and Sindhupalchowk districts. This assignment aims to enable environment in homes and communities to address structural barriers, gender based discrimination and stereotypical intergenerational socialization … [Read more...]

UN Women: Regional Forum for the Promotion and Monitoring Progress of the Implementation of Istanbul Convention

Deadline: 25 June 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is inviting women civil society organizations (CSOs), women CSOs networks and platforms promoting women’s rights and gender equality to submit proposals to hold a Regional Forum for the Promotion and Monitoring Progress of the Implementation of Istanbul Convention in six Western Balkan countries and Turkey. The Programme aims at ending gender based discrimination and violence … [Read more...]

UN Women Call for Proposals: Strengthening Regional Platforms of Civil Society Organizations

Deadline: 25 June 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is inviting women civil society organizations (CSOs), women CSOs networks and platforms promoting women’s rights and gender equality to submit proposals to support the establishment and strengthening of regional platforms of civil society organizations. The goal of this Call for Proposals is to strengthen women’s voice and agency, including of women’s organizations working with and or … [Read more...]

Apply for IGNITE Fellowship for Civically Engaged Young Women across the U.S.!

Deadline: 5 June 2017 Applications are currently being accepted for IGNITE Fellowship program for civically engaged young women who are on the path to become the next generation of political leaders. Every year IGNITE recruits a new cohort of diverse and passionate women in communities across the United States and provides them with resources, training and networks to launch political careers. These young women serve as ambassadors for IGNITE’s mission and vision and play a valuable role in our … [Read more...]

High Commission of Canada in Cameroon: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) 2017-2018

Deadline: 7 June 2017 The High Commission of Canada in Cameroon is seeking applications for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) 2017-2018 to support positive bilateral relations between Canada, recipient countries and their respective civil societies by deepening contacts and supporting local endeavours. The CFLI is a program designed to fund small-scale bilateral projects in Official Development Assistance (ODA) eligible countries, which align with Global Affairs Canada’s thematic … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Women’s Leadership Development Funding Program for Australia

Deadline: 16 June 2017 Applications are currently open for Women's Leadership Development program, a limited pool of residual scholarship funding that has been provisioned for participation in a range of leadership development courses. Program Levels Scholarships are available across three key management levels: Experienced senior and executive leaders are eligible to apply for an $8,000 partial scholarship to assist their participation in the Advanced Leadership Program (ALP) … [Read more...]

RAJA-Danièle Marcovici Foundation’s Grant: Supporting Projects to Improve Women’s Living Conditions in France

Deadline: 20 June 2017 The RAJA-Danièle Marcovici Foundation is inviting applicants from eligible organizations for its grant program with an aim to support projects to improve the rights and living conditions of women in France and around the world, supported by French associations. Thematic Areas Women's Rights and Fighting Violence Against Women: The Foundation supports projects aimed at defending the rights of women and girls, wherever they are threatened, and fighting them … [Read more...]

High Commission of Canada in New Zealand: Seeking Applications for Canada Fund for Local Initiatives

Deadline: 1 June 2017 The High Commission is seeking applications for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives 2017-2018 to provide support to small scale, short-term projects in the Pacific by working with local, national and international NGOs and other organisations. The CFLI focuses on funding projects with long-term, sustainable goals that support and strengthen communities at the local level. Recipient organisations are expected to make a contribution in cash or in kind. The program is … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives 2017-2018

Deadline: 9 June 2017 The Embassy of Canada in Thailand and Canada’s Diplomatic Offices in Cambodia and Laos are seeking proposals for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI). The CFLI is a targeted small-grants program, directly managed by the Embassy of Canada in Thailand, designed to fund visible, high impact, results-oriented projects. In general, CFLI projects are locally designed and implemented, making the program highly responsive to local needs and interests. Thematic … [Read more...]

Entries Open for 2017 Telstra Business Women’s Awards!

Deadline: 15 June 2017 Entries are open for 2017 Telstra Business Women’s Awards to recognize and reward the courage, leadership and creativity of Australia’s and Asia’s most inspirational business women. The Awards empower women to take pride in their achievements and encourage them to set bold new goals for the future. Entering the Telstra Business Women's Awards provides the chance to pause and reflect on applicant’s achievements, evaluate applicant’s career and gain national recognition. … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives 2017-2018

Deadline: 28 May 2017 Applications are open for Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) 2017-2018 to fund small but visible, results-oriented projects which are proposed and implemented by officially registered local NGOs and other grassroots organizations. Funding Information The average contribution is CAD 34,000 (approx. USD $25,000) 2017-2018 CFLI Priorities Empowering women and girls and promoting gender equality: While women and girls is a cross cutting theme targeted in all of … [Read more...]

High Commission of Canada in Malaysia: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) 2017-2018

Deadline: 28 May 2017 The High Commission of Canada in Malaysia is seeking proposals for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) 2017-2018 to fund small-scale bilateral projects in Official Development Assistance (ODA) eligible countries (including Malaysia), which align with Global Affairs Canada’s thematic priority areas for engagement. The program is directed at projects conceived and designed by local organisations. Projects will be selected and approved by the High Commission of … [Read more...]

International Reporting Project: Inviting Journalists to Report on Peacebuilding and Conflict Resolution in Africa

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The International Reporting Project is accepting applications from professional journalists to report on issues related to peacebuilding and conflict resolution across the African continent. Priority Areas Applicants may propose any stories that relate to post-conflict peacebuilding. Topics might include but are not limited to: leadership: local, national, individual and organizational; human rights initiatives; access to education, healthcare and judicial … [Read more...]

Embassy of Canada to Libya: Seeking Proposals for Canada Fund for Local Initiatives

Deadline: 26 May 2017 The Embassy of Canada to Libya is seeking proposals for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) 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. It funds small but visible, high impact, results-oriented projects which are typically proposed and implemented by local NGOs and other grassroots organisations such as local councils, cooperatives and civil … [Read more...]

Anna Lalor Burdick Program: Empowering Young Women through Education in United States

Deadline: 1 November 2017 The Lalor Foundation is inviting applicants for its Anna Lalor Burdick Program to empower young women through education about healthy reproduction in order to broaden and enhance their options in life. The program focuses particularly on young women who have inadequate access to information regarding sexual and reproductive health, including comprehensive and unbiased information on contraception and pregnancy termination. Funding Information and Duration The … [Read more...]

Apply for Open Society Foundations’ Civil Society Leadership Awards!

Deadline: 15 July 2017 Applications are now open for Open Society Foundations’ Civil Society Leadership Awards (CSLA), providing fully-funded scholarships for master’s degree study to individuals who clearly demonstrate academic and professional excellence and a deep commitment to leading positive social change in their communities. Areas of Study Awards are available for study in the following areas: Communications, Journalism & Media Culture, History & Society … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Facebook Grace Hopper Scholarship for Women in Computing

Deadline: 15 June 2017 Facebook, with the commitment to advancing women in technology, has excitedly announced the 2017 Facebook Grace Hopper Women in Computing Scholarship! It shall be joined by thousands of remarkable women in technology in Orlando from October 4-6, 2017 for its tenth year at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. This unique scholarship program will be awarded to 50 women excelling in Computer Science. Each recipient will have the opportunity not only to attend … [Read more...]

Canada Fund in Mongolia: Seeking Proposals for Canada Fund for Local Initiatives 2017-2018!

Deadline: 5 June 2017 Canada Fund in Mongolia is seeking proposals for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives 2017-2018 to support projects proposed and implemented by community groups, NGOs, regional government institutions, and other grassroots organizations working on local development activities. The objective of the Canada Fund in Mongolia is to support / fund, through the Embassy in Ulaanbaatar, local initiatives in improved governance and democratic development. Themes Empowering … [Read more...]

High Commission of Canada in Pakistan: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives 2017-2018

Deadline: 12 June 2017 High Commission of Canada in Pakistan is seeking proposals for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives 2017-2018 to fund small-scale bilateral projects in Official Development Assistance (ODA) eligible countries, which align with Global Affairs Canada’s thematic priority areas for engagement. The program is directed at projects conceived and designed by local entities. Projects are selected and approved by the relevant Canadian Embassy or High Commission. The CFLI also … [Read more...]

Apply for Women in Photography (WIPNYC) Grant & Mentor Program!

Deadline: 30 May 2017 Women in Photography has announced a grant program entitled "The Women in Photography (WIPNYC) Grant & Mentor Program" that will provide one female photographer with a $5000 grant to produce work and a year of mentorship with four art professionals. Launched in June 2008, Women in Photography is an innovative website founded by artists Amy Elkins and Cara Phillips that showcases the work of women artists. The internet-based project focuses on exhibiting work … [Read more...]

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