U.S. Mission to India: Empowering Youth to Combat GBV

Deadline: 21 July 2017 The U.S. Consulate General, Public Affairs Section in Hyderabad is seeking applications for its program entitled "Empowering Youth to Combat GBV" to conduct a series of workshops for young men and women in identified colleges to discuss various facets and manifestation of GBV to help them make changes in their own lives, and in their friend circles, families, neighborhoods and communities. The main workshops will address social issues such as patriarchy and GBV. The … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for International Equals in Tech Awards: Recognizing ICT Initiatives Empowering Women and Girls

Deadline: 15 September 2017 Nominations are now being accepted for international ‘Equals in Tech’ Awards recognizing ICT initiatives empowering women and girls. The awards promote and support gender equality in the ICT field. The “Equals in Tech” Awards (formerly the GEM-TECH Awards) is an annual initiative designed to promote gender equality and mainstreaming in technology. The awards are now part of Equals, an ITU and UN Women global partnership to achieve gender equality in the digital age. … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Yves Rocher Foundation’s Women of the Earth Award

Deadline: 30 September 2017 Are you committed to protecting the environment? Become a candidate! The Yves Rocher Foundation, under the aegis of the Institut de France (hereinafter referred to as "the Yves Rocher Foundation"), has announced a competition entitled "Women of the Earth Award" (hereinafter "the Earth Award Women"). This competition is intended to support financially exemplary actions by women in favor of the environment. Prize Information Three local grants are awarded … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 7 July 2017 The High Commission of Canada in Kenya is seeking proposals for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) 2017-2018 with an aim to support gender equality and empowerment of women and girls. Program Themes Burundi: Promoting human development, specifically in the areas of health, nutrition, and education; Championing human rights, inclusive and accountable governance; Empowering women and girls and promoting gender equality. Kenya: … [Read more...]

FRIDA Call for Proposals: Inviting Young Women-Led Groups for Climate and Environmental Justice Special Grants

Deadline: 23 July 2017 FRIDA is currently accepting proposals from young feminist and young women-led groups for its Climate and Environmental Justice Special Grants with an aim to ensure young feminists and young women are supported in continuing to play an active role in the global transition towards justice and sustainability. Priorities Special focus on frontline and young women environmental rights defenders. Groups, networks, or collectives that are diverse in their membership … [Read more...]

High Commission of Canada in Jamaica: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives

Deadline: 30 June 2017 High Commission of Canada in Jamaica is seeking proposals for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) which 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 priority areas for engagement. The CFLI also serves to support positive bilateral relations between Canada, recipient countries and their respective civil societies by deepening contacts and … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 12 July 2017 The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID), as a signatory to the global Family Planning (FP) 2020 agreement, is currently seeking applications for its Women’s Integrated Sexual Health (WISH) programme across Africa and Asia with the commitment to doubling its spending on FP by providing services to an additional 24 million girls and women worldwide by 2020. As the UK’s principle lead in working to end extreme poverty, DFID is significantly scaling-up its … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Dormant Accounts Fund!

Deadline: 26 July 2017 Pobal, on behalf of the Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, the Department of Justice and Equality and the Department of Social Protection is inviting applications from eligible organisations for its Dormant Accounts Fund. The Dormant Accounts Fund is a scheme for the disbursement of unclaimed funds from accounts in credit institutions in Ireland. Dormant Accounts Fund (DAF) Measures: Applicants may apply for funding for a proposal … [Read more...]

Hadassah Foundation Grants: Promoting Economic Empowerment of Women in Israel

Deadline: 27 July 2017 The Hadassah Foundation is currently seeking applications from Israeli organizations for its grants to promote the economic empowerment of women in that country. The Hadassah Foundation is an investor in social change for women and girls in the United States and in Israel. It strives to improve the status, health, and well-being of women and girls; bring their contributions, issues and needs from the margins to the center of Jewish concern; and encourage and facilitate … [Read more...]

IWMF’s Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists: Supporting Production of Ambitious Projects Globally

Deadline: 25 July 2017 The International Women Media Foundation (IWMF) is currently inviting women journalists from around the world for its Howard G. Buffett Fund to support the production of ambitious projects and underreported, globally important stories. The Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists, the first funding initiative of its kind, enables the IWMF to dramatically expand its support of women journalists. Funding Information The IWMF will make an annual total of $230,000 … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for D-Prize: Recognizing Aspiring Entrepreneurs from Across the Globe

Deadline: 30 July 2017 Can you design a business or NGO that solves one of the Distribution Challenges? Nominations are now open for the D-Prize, recognizing new entrepreneurs who increase access to proven poverty interventions. D-Prize Challenges Girl's Education Agriculture Energy Global Health Education Governance and Infrastructure Custom Prize If selected, winner will be awarded with up to $20,000 to launch a pilot in any region where extreme poverty … [Read more...]

Health Canada’s Substance Use and Addictions Program: Strengthening Drug and Substance use Issues in Canada

Deadline: 4 August 2017 Health Canada’s Substance Use and Addictions Program (SUAP) is pleased to invite eligible organizations to submit applications to support evidence-informed and innovative health promotion, prevention, harm reduction and treatment initiatives to address substance use issues related to licit and illicit psychoactive substances. The SUAP is a federal contributions program that provides financial support to provinces, territories, non-governmental organizations and key … [Read more...]

Applications Open for The Y-HER Accelerator Program! An Open Opportunity for Passionate Female Entrepreneurs in Africa

Deadline: 22 September 2017 Are you a Female Founder that has already launched a business that is making a difference in the lives of the women and girls in your community (by improving education, health, homes or creating good jobs)? Do you want to scale their venture to impact many more people? Are you on a clear path to revenue? If yes, then apply now for The Y-HER Accelerator Program. Applications are open for "The Y-HER Accelerator Program", that is a powerful opportunity for passionate … [Read more...]

Embassy of Finland Call for Concept Notes: Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC) in Tanzania

Deadline: 5 July 2017 The Embassy of Finland in Dar es Salaam is accepting concept notes from eligible organizations for its Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC) with an aim to build partnerships between the civil society organisations, private sector and the Embassy of Finland and to support the organisations so that they can operate more effectively. The Embassy of Finland's Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC) builds on the view that sustainable development cannot be achieved without an active … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in OpenIDEO Education in Emergencies Challenge!

Deadline 25 June 2017 Applications are currently open for OpenIDEO Education in Emergencies Challenge, A MIKTA initiative delivered with Australian Aid, inviting individuals and organizations of diverse expertise and perspectives, those who work in the education in emergencies sector, those who have lived through emergency situations themselves, and those innovators and entrepreneurs who are passionate about bringing their expertise and ingenuity to this issue. Opportunity Areas Innovations … [Read more...]

Start-up Chile Call for Applications: Pre-acceleration Program for Startups Led by Female Founders

Deadline: 27 June 2017 The Start-up Chile is currently seeking projects that are technology related with potential for high impact. Applicants are invited to apply for a 4 months experience to learn vital skills for a strong start in the world of entrepreneurship. Program Benefits Startup training This 4 months program hosts workshops and training from experienced entrepreneurs and mentors. Equity free funding $10.000.000 CLP (around $15,000 USD) funding to help … [Read more...]

EILEEN FISHER’s Activating Leadership Grant: Supporting Leadership Programs for Women and Girls

Deadline: 30 June 2017 EILEEN FISHER is inviting applicants for its Activating Leadership Grant program. By activating the natural leadership qualities within themselves, women and girls are able to find their voices, build inner strength and develop the confidence to pursue what really matters. In 2017, the grant program will review applications from nonprofit organizations along the following focus: Leading for Impact. EILEEN FISHER is particularly interested in programs that: bring … [Read more...]

Human Rights INGO Call for Proposals 2017: Preventing Discrimination in Development and Promoting the Right to Health of Women and Girls

Deadline: 14 July 2017 The Unit for Human Rights Policy at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland has announced a Call for Proposals directed to international non-governmental organisations (INGOs) that focus on promoting human rights and preventing discrimination in development or promote the implementation of the right to health of women and girls. The selected overall objectives of the Call this year are promotion of economic, social and cultural rights, in particular the right to … [Read more...]

UNFCU Foundation Grant: Providing Healthcare and Education to Women and Children

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The UNFCU Foundation is seeking proposals for its grant program with a mission to sustain the path out of poverty through healthcare and education for women and children. The Foundation is closely aligned with the goals of the United Nations agencies as well as other charities and NGOs specializing in efforts to improve the lives of women and children both in the United States and in developing countries. UNFCU supports organizations and initiatives that: Work to … [Read more...]

Call for Concept Notes: Research on Gender Equality and Decentralization in Myanmar

Deadline: 7 August 2017 IDRC and Global Affairs Canada (GAC) are launching a research call under the new initiative entitled "Knowledge for Democracy Myanmar" (K4DM) with an aim to assist Myanmar-based research organizations to conduct high-quality research. The call addresses the need for high-quality research on democracy and growth seen through the lens of gender equality. Scope This call is part of the Knowledge for Democracy Myanmar Initiative that seeks to build research capacity. The … [Read more...]

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