Submit Applications for Girl Rising Creative Challenge!

Deadline: 15 August 2018 Girl Rising is seeking applications from individuals and organizations from across the world for its Girl Rising Creative Challenge to share how they are helping create a gender equal world. The actions, however big or small, can lead to profound change. The Challenge is sponsored by Girl Rising. Participation in the “Girl Rising Creative Challenge” (the “Challenge”) constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of the Official Rules (the … [Read more...]

NIC: Safety Matters – Managing Relationships in Women’s Facilities

Deadline: 19 August 2018 The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for the delivery of gender-informed (women), research based training program to prepare correctional staff to implement practical operational strategies to improve women’s physical and sexual safety in a facility. The focus of this program is providing enhanced tools for corrections practitioners to address potentially dangerous and compromising relationships that can occur within a women’s facility, … [Read more...]

Australian Government to grant additional Humanitarian Assistance to support Rohingya People in Bangladesh

The Australian Government will provide $18.4 million additional humanitarian assistance to meet the urgent needs of Rohingya people in Bangladesh. This funding will contribute to the provision of food for more than 800,000 people and nutritious supplements for around 139,000 women and children. It will reinforce shelters, pre-position food supplies and relocate up to 135,000 people at highest risk of landslides. It will also help reunite children with their families, create safe areas for … [Read more...]

AWDF: Seeking Proposals for Leading from the South Round 3

Deadline: 24 July 2018 The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) is seeking proposals for the third round of grants from all eligible women-led and women’s rights groups and organisations in Africa and the Middle East under Leading From the South. Under the Leading from the South initiative, AWDF aims to scale up its grantmaking and advocacy initiatives to promote women’s rights, amplify their voices, increase economic opportunities and improve access to spaces of decision-making. AWDF is … [Read more...]

APWLD Call for Proposals: Supporting Grassroots Women Organisations for Land Rights and Development Justice

Deadline: 15 July 2018 Asia Pacific Forum on Women, law and Development (APWLD) is currently inviting grassroots women’s rights organisations and movements to take part in this exciting Feminist Participatory Action Research (FPAR) programme with an aim to develop capacity, tools and resources that support rural, indigenous, migrant and urban poor women (RIMUP) to demand their rights on land, water, soils, biodiversity, and other natural resources. Grant Information APWLD will provide eight … [Read more...]

Active Citizens Fund: Promoting Democratic Participation, Active Citizenship and Human Rights in Lithuania

Deadline: 3 September 2018 The Financial Mechanism Office, the secretariat of the EEA and Norway Grants is seeking a Fund Operator to develop and implement the EEA Grants programme for civil society in Lithuania. The objective of the Civil Society Programme Area is: ‘Civil society and active citizenship strengthened and vulnerable groups empowered’. Areas of Support Democracy, active citizenship, good governance and transparency Human rights and equal treatment through combating any … [Read more...]

SABI Grants Fund: Inviting Sierra Leone based NGOs & CSOs

Deadline: 10 July 2018 SABI, a citizen-led accountability programme funded by UK aid, has launched an open call for grant applications to fill identified gaps in current implementation, to complement and strengthen the work of existing local partners, and to feed into programme learning. Objectives Every grant must respond to one or more of the objectives set out below and must have a clear gender equality and social inclusion (GESI) focus. Enhance the capability of communities to … [Read more...]

Applications Open for WE Empower Challenge!

Deadline: 1 July 2018 Applications are open for "WE Empower Challenge" which is a global business competition for women entrepreneurs who are advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals and inspiring entire communities to create the world they want by 2030. Benefits Five selected awardees, one from each UN region, will be chosen from those who apply by 1 July 2018. The successful awardees will be notified in early August 2018 and will receive an all-expenses paid trip to New York during … [Read more...]

AYNI-FIMI Call for Applications: Leading from the South Program

Deadline: 31 July 2018 Applications are open for "Leading from the South" grant program with an aim to promote reflections and collective actions, learnings and constructions of solidarity networks between countries and regions to link the voices and experiences of indigenous women, so that, from their worldview and identity in the local spaces, articulate with movements at national and regional level for human, egalitarian and sustainable development. The "Leading from the South" (LFS) … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Jordan: Small Grants Program 2018

Deadline: 15 September 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 … [Read more...]

APWLD: Inviting Applicants for Inaugural Media Fellowship Programme

Deadline: 30 June 2018 APWLD is currently inviting five women media professionals across Asia-Pacific region to participate in Inaugural Media Fellowship Programme that aims to strengthen media advocacy on grassroots issues through a feminist lens. Fellowship theme this year is on climate change as APWLD wish to strengthen a feminist analysis on this topic and climate justice, especially in mainstream and alternative media spaces. The duration of the fellowship will be from August 2018 – … [Read more...]

Embassy of Canada to Argentina and Paraguay: 2018-2019 Call for Project Proposals for Canada Fund for Local Initiatives

Deadline: 1 July 2018 The Embassy of Canada in Argentina and Paraguay has launched a call for project proposals for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) 2018-2019. The CFLI is a program that supports small projects proposed and implemented by local NGOs and other grassroots organizations, cooperatives and women’s groups. This enables Canada to respond to local needs by working at the community level. Funding Information The average contribution is expected to be in the range of … [Read more...]

UN Foundation announces Press Fellowship focussing on Global Sexual and Reproductive Health Issues

The United Nations Foundation through its Universal Access Project has announced a press fellowship to Rwanda which is intended for journalists who work for U.S. media outlets and who are interested in global sexual and reproductive health issues, international development, U.S. foreign policy, and the United Nations. The fellowship will offer stipend to cover travel and lodging costs and will take place the week of November 11th. At the conference, selected journalists will have direct access … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards!

Deadline: 31 August 2018 Applications are open for the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards, a unique opportunity for early-phase women entrepreneurs to take their companies to the next level. The Award is looking for committed female entrepreneurs heading initiatives with the potential to grow significantly in the years to come. Competition Highlights One-to-one personalized business coaching prior to the Awards week Series of entrepreneurship workshops, knowledge sessions and … [Read more...]

High Commission of Canada in Bangladesh: 2018-2019 Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI)

Deadline: 26 June 2018 High Commission of Canada in Bangladesh is seeking proposals for its 2018-2019 Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) to support small projects proposed and implemented by local NGOs and other grassroots organizations such as village councils, cooperatives and women’s groups. This enables Canada to respond to local needs by working at the community level. Equally important, the CFLI serves to strengthen Canada’s relationships with civil society and local … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Seeking Applications for Reporting Gender Rights

Deadline: 22 June 2018 Thomson Reuters Foundation and Birzeit University are proud to organize a training workshop for Palestinian journalists covering gender issues. The course will provide an overview of the main challenges and achievements of Palestinian women, media coverage of women and men and how to improve them, how to monitor and evaluate women's media coverage, how to choose the best story angle, interview skills, ethics and verifying facts. In addition, the course will also include … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Syria-Related Canada Fund For Local Initiatives

Deadline: 28 June 2018 The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) of the Embassy of Canada has announced a call for proposals for its Syria programme. The CFLI funds small but visible, results-oriented projects which are proposed and implemented by officially registered local NGOs and other grassroots organizations in Syria, Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan. CFLI is a responsive, flexible program. This enables Canada to respond to local needs by working at the community level. Equally important, … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of EAP: Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI) Embassy Regional Grants Program

Deadline: 27 July 2018 The U.S. Department of State Bureau of East Asia Pacific Affairs (EAP) has announced an open competition to support local and regional small-scale projects in eligible countries in Southeast Asia. Since fiscal year 2014, EAP has awarded and administered regional grants in the EAP region.  These awards are funded through EAP Regional foreign assistance funds, and managed by the OES Regional Environment Officer (REO) posted in Bangkok. Proposed project activities may take … [Read more...]

Orange Fab France: Women Start Accelerator Program 2018

Deadline: 24 June 2018 Orange Fab France has announced the “Women Start” Program which is dedicated to female entrepreneurs from around the world. The aim is to help female (co) founders of start-up to sign business partnerships with an Orange business unit and encourage them to go international. Like all the Orange Fab France programs, the aim of “Women Start” is to form business partnerships between start-ups and market lines from Orange or Orange partners in France and abroad. The … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 Equals in Tech Awards: Helping Women & Girls Cross the Digital Divide!

Deadline: 20 July 2018 Nominations are open for the 2018 EQUALS in Tech Awards that will be held on 22 September in New York City. The prestigious international award ceremony is hosted by EQUALS Partners with the valuable support of a growing list of leading corporate and media sponsors. The award will celebrate projects that help women and girls cross the digital divide. Award Categories Prizes are awarded for outstanding achievement and innovative strategies, in four categories: … [Read more...]