UN Women Request for Proposals: Strengthening the Protection and Empowerment of Women Migrant Workers in Crisis and Disaster Situations in Thailand

Deadline: 3 May 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is seeking proposals for "Strengthening the Protection and Empowerment of Women Migrant Workers in Crisis and Disaster Situations". Objectives To conduct a scoping study including through literature review and field level interviews in two selected countries in ASEAN to identify social security needs of WMWs and their children in crisis and disaster situations as well as the gaps, … [Read more...]

The Embassy of Finland in Lithuania: 2017 Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC) in Belarus

Deadline: 2 May 2017 The Embassy of Finland in Lithuania is currently inviting applicants for its 2017 Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC) in Belarus with an aim to support initiatives of local non-governmental organisations. The FLC helps Belarussian civil society actors to carry out well-targeted projects with a clear goal and sustainable outcome in the field of human rights, democracy and good governance. The approach is to establish partnerships with a limited number of organisations instead … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, PAS:  Seeking Applications for Public Diplomacy Grants Program

Deadline: 20 June 2017 The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Consulate General Lahore of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce funding is available through the Public Diplomacy Grants program. Goals increasing civilian capacity to reduce violent extremism with a focus on vulnerable populations creating a healthier, better educated, and more skillful workforce Focus Areas & Outcomes Sports Diplomacy greater connections between American and … [Read more...]

Fund for Local Cooperation 2017: Seeking Applications from Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia

Deadline: 2 May 2017 Applications are open for Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC) 2017, which is managed by the Office of the Ambassador to Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. The fund supports initiatives of local non-governmental organisations, community-based organisations and other institutions in these three countries. The FLC helps local civil society actors to carry out well-targeted projects with a clear goal and sustainable outcome in the field of human rights, democracy and good … [Read more...]

IDRC Call for Proposals: Health Information Systems or Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in the Middle East and North Africa

Deadline: 23 May 2017 Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) has announced a call for implementation research proposals to contribute to national and regional efforts to improve health systems responsiveness in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Objectives Generate and promote application of an evidence base through support to a cohort of implementation research projects focusing on either HIS or ASRH in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Ensure … [Read more...]

UN Women-ASEAN: Strengthening the Protection and Empowerment of Women Migrant Workers in Crisis and Disaster Situations

Deadline: 3 May 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is seeking proposals for its project entitled "Strengthening the Protection and Empowerment of Women Migrant Workers in Crisis and Disaster Situations". The overall goal of this project is to prevent the exploitation of women migrant workers in the ASEAN through better access to evidence and knowledge, policy advocacy and capacity development of ASEAN and migrant worker … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2017 Global Freedom Exchange Program for Anti-Trafficking Women Leaders!

Deadline: 19 May 2017 Vital Voices Global Partnership, together with Hilton Worldwide, and Heineken welcomes nominations for 2017 Global Freedom Exchange Program for Anti-Trafficking Leaders, an upcoming leadership development and networking program. In an effort to support women leaders in their work to combat human trafficking and enable them to realize their full leadership potential, the Global Freedom Exchange (GFE) invests in, mentors, and strengthens the capacity of women leaders on the … [Read more...]

IWMF’s Reporting Grants for Women’s Stories 2017: Supporting Journalism Produced by and about Women

Deadline: 16 May 2017 Applications are currently open for the IWMF’s Reporting Grants for Women’s Stories, sponsored by The Secular Society, a funding initiative supporting journalism produced by and about women. In an era of increased globalization, the need for varied coverage of gendered topics is critical to a free and representative press. These grants will be a catalyst for reporting on untold stories surrounding issues that impact women and girls’ daily lives worldwide. Awards and … [Read more...]

UN Women Nepal: Advocacy Campaign for Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality

Deadline: 5 May 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is seeking proposals for its Advocacy Campaign for Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality with leadership elements for one year (July 2017 – July 2018) to: raise awareness on gender-based discrimination and structural barriers hindering women’s leadership roles in economic activities in households, communities and labour markets in the local context (urban/semi-urban/rural), … [Read more...]

DFID: Women’s Integrated Sexual Health for Africa & Asia

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for its Women’s Integrated Sexual Health (WISH) programme across Africa and Asia to provide a comprehensive package of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), with a primary focus on increasing the number of additional Family Planning (FP) users according to the FP2020 definition, alongside reducing maternal mortality and improving access to safe abortion. Funds … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of NEA/AC: Increasing Women’s Political Participation in Kuwait

Deadline: 7 June 2017 The United States Department of State, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs Office of Assistance Coordination (NEA/AC) announces a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to increase womens political participation in Kuwait with an aim to advance U.S. foreign policy by encouraging inclusive governance through building the leadership and technical capacity of women in government and civil society; addressing persistent barriers that prevent women from accessing decision-making … [Read more...]

The Lalor Foundation: Inviting U.S. Organizations to Advance Research and Innovation in Reproductive Health

Deadline: 1 May 2017 Applications are currently open for the Anna Lalor Burdick Program seeking 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. Areas of Interest The Anna Lalor Burdick (ALB) … [Read more...]

Submit Nominations for Inspiring Fifty South Africa 2017! Rewarding Women & Girls with STEM Related Career

Deadline: 24 June 2017 Do you know an inspiring woman in technology who should be nominated? Can you identify the true role models who inspire women and girls to choose STEAM related careers (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math)? Nominate now! Inspiring Fifty, in cooperation with the Kingdom of the Netherlands and #cocreateSA, has started its search to find the most “Inspiring South African Women” working in the different spheres of technology and innovation. Eligibility … [Read more...]

Embassy of Japan in Bangladesh: Grant Assistance for Grass-Roots Human Security Projects (GGHSP)

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The Embassy of Japan in Bangladesh is seeking applications for its Grant Assistance for Grass-Roots Human Security Projects (GGHSP) to support various development projects with a view to enhance human security at the grass-roots level. There is an increasing need for cooperation by the entire international community to realize a peaceful and affluent society in which everybody can live their individual lives in a humane manner. The GGHSP mainly supports the projects on … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 31 May 2017 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 you are seeking funding will improve the lives of women and/or children in one or more of the following areas: Health Education Economic … [Read more...]

UN Women, Mobilizing for Change: Documenting Best Practices to Promote Gender Responsive Governance at the Local Level

Deadline: 26 April 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) Multi Country Office (MCO) for India, Bhutan, the Maldives and Sri Lanka is currently inviting civil society organisations to submit proposals for ‘Mobilizing for Change: Documenting Best Practices to Promote Gender Responsive Governance at the Local Level.’ Objectives To build capacities of Elected Women Representatives/women’s groups to gather evidence/data on factors that … [Read more...]

DefendDefenders Safe Sisters: The East African Women’s Digital Safety Fellowship

Deadline: 25 April 2017 DefendDefenders has announced Safe Sister: The East African Women’s Digital Safety Fellowship, a program for tech-savvy women working in the human rights and media movement in East Africa. Through a combination of self-study, tool practice, mentorship, workshops, peer sharing, and small grants, this cohort of technologists will join forces to take on today’s digital challenges of women human rights defenders. Safe Sister is generously made possible by Bread for the … [Read more...]

USDA/NIFA Call for Applications: Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Fields Program (WAMS)

Deadline: 8 June 2017 The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is currently seeking applications for its program titled "Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Fields Program (WAMS)". This program supports research and extension projects that have robust collaborations to increase the participation of women and underrepresented minorities from rural areas in science, technology, engineering, and … [Read more...]

UNCDF Call for EOIs: SHIFT Challenge Fund for Women’s Economic Empowerment

Deadline: 9 June 2017 The United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) is seeking Expression of Interest (EOIs) for its Shaping Inclusive Finance Transformations (SHIFT) Challenge Fund entitled “Linking remittances as a catalyst for financial inclusion and women’s economic empowerment”. The fund will award matching grants to projects offering either an innovative business model or scaling-up of an existing business model for international remittance service delivery for women in Cambodia, … [Read more...]

2018 Dining for Women Grant: Supporting Grassroots Organizations to Empower Women/Girls Living in Extreme Poverty

Deadline: 24 April 2017 Dining for Women (DFW) is currently accepting letter of intent (LOI) for its 2018 Grant programme with an aim to support grassroots international organizations empowering women and girls living in extreme poverty. DFW’s fund projects that foster good health, education, and economic self-sufficiency in developing countries with a devotion to educate and inspire individuals to make a difference and fight global poverty through the power of collective … [Read more...]

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