Latest Grants and Resources for Women and Gender

Latest grants, calls for applications, calls for proposals, requests for proposals and other resources for NGOs and individuals for Women and Gender.

UN Women: Call for Proposals for Development and Implementation of a Strategic Communication Programme

Deadline: 31 October 2018 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia (ECARO) is inviting civil society organizations (CSOs) to submit proposals to develop and implement a Strategic Communication Programme for Achieving Specific Behavioural Results with regard to reducing Violence against Women (VAW) in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia to contribute to the implementation of the Programme “Ending … [Read more...]

UNDP Pacific Office: Grants to Provide Counselling and Protection Support Services on Child Abuse, SGBV and VAW

Deadline: 2 November 2018 UNDP Pacific Office is seeking for proposals to be submitted inresponse to receive grants to 'provide access to justice, counselling and protection support services on child abuse, sexual and gender-based violence and violence against women’. Objectives The main objective of the grant selection process is to identify NGO/CSOs with operational presence and capacities to engage UNDP-identified community human rights advocates and carry out the activities listed below … [Read more...]

USAID: Reaching Pregnant Breastfeeding Women, Children, and Youth Project

Deadline: 1 November 2018 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for a cooperative agreement from qualified entities to implement the Reaching Pregnant Breastfeeding Women, Children, and Youth (RCAY) project. The goal of RCAY is to achieve and maintain HIV/AIDS epidemic control specifically among PBF women, infants, children, and youth in PEPFAR-supported countries. This focus also includes mitigation and prevention efforts with the high priority … [Read more...]

USAID-Dar es Salaam: Seeking Applications for Women’s Empowerment Activity Program

Deadline: 23 November 2018 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)/Tanzania is seeking applications for a Cooperative Agreement from qualified Tanzanian organizations to implement the Women’s Empowerment program. The purpose of the four-year Women Empowerment Activity is to support local civil society organizations, in partnership with the Government of Tanzania, to effectively engage and empower women and girls by increasing their access to justice and related legal … [Read more...]

Fondation Mérieux’s Small Grant Program: Fighting against Infectious Diseases

Deadline: 1 March 2019 Applications are open for the Fondation Mérieux’s grants program to improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases. The projects including as beneficiaries mothers and children will be given priority. The Mérieux Foundation, an independent family foundation with public interest status, is committed to fighting, in the field, the infectious diseases that affect developing countries by building capacities, particularly in clinical … [Read more...]

Filmmakers Without Borders: Inviting Applicants for Filmmaking Grants Programme

Deadline: 1 January 2019 Filmmakers Without Borders is seeking applications for its Filmmaking Grants which support independent filmmakers around the world via grants and other funding initiatives. Supported projects include narrative films, documentary films, and new media projects that align with themes of social justice, empowerment, and cultural exchange. Filmmakers Without Borders (FWB) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that is dedicated to empowering the next generation of digital … [Read more...]

Australian High Commission in Port Louis: Direct Aid Program (DAP) 2018-19

Deadline: 29 October 2018 The Australian High Commission in Port Louis is inviting applications for Direct Aid Program 2018-19 which is funded by the Australian Government in over 60 overseas Embassies and High Commissions. The primary objective of the DAP is to achieve a practical and tangible humanitarian or developmental outcome in vulnerable communities. DAP funds activities that have a direct, practical and immediate impact. Priority Areas In 2018-19, the High Commission’s DAP … [Read more...]

Maypole Fund: Seeking Applications from Women to Proactively Challenge Patriarchy

Deadline: 30 January 2019 The Maypole Fund is seeking applications from women only with an aim to resource imaginative, non-violent activities by feminist anti-militarist women whether individual women or women only groups to proactively challenge patriarchy. The Maypole Fund is seeking applications from women only for projects and activities for any of the following: anti-militarism; action against the arms trade; action against nuclear weapons and weapons systems; creating … [Read more...]

Climate Justice Resilience Fund: Making Grants for Social Justice Approaches

Deadline: 21 December 2018 The Climate Justice Resilience Fund is seeking applications to make grants for community-led, social justice approaches to climate change adaptation and resilience-building. CJRF gives grants to women, youth, and indigenous peoples to create and share their own solutions for resilience. For its initial grantmaking, the CJRF will focus on three regions where climate change is already affecting landscapes and livelihoods: East Africa, the Bay of Bengal, and the … [Read more...]

ISDAO’s Inaugural Call for Proposals 2018: Inviting West African Countries

Deadline: 22 November 2018 ISDAO, Initiative Sankofa d’Afrique de l’Ouest (Sankofa Initiative for West Africa) has announced an Inaugural Call for Proposals 2018, in this call, ISDAO focuses on the nine West African countries. ISDAO is the first West African activist-led Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer and Intersex (LGBTQI) Fund dedicated to strengthening and supporting a West African movement for gender diversity and sexual rights by adopting a flexible approach to grant-making, and … [Read more...]

Dining for Women: Supporting Grassroots International Organizations Empowering Women and Girls

Deadline: 24 October 2018 Dining for Women is seeking Letters of Intent (LOIs) for the 2nd cycle of its 2019 grant program to support grassroots international organizations empowering women and girls living in extreme poverty. The foundation funds projects that foster good health, education, and economic self-sufficiency in developing countries. They are devoted to educating and inspiring individuals to make a difference and fight global poverty through the power of collective … [Read more...]

Amazing Women: Empowering Exceptional Women who have a Dream

Deadline: 31 October 2018 For this 3rd edition of the initiative, the Orange Foundation has launched a call for proposals in the 18 countries where Orange foundations and affiliates are participating in the Women’s Digital Center program. The objective of this call for proposals is to continue to empower exceptional women who have a dream, and just need a little more help to succeed. Since 2016, the Amazing Women initiative of the Orange Foundation has helped dynamic, highly motivated women … [Read more...]

Apply for The Hilden Charitable Fund in the UK and Developing Countries!

Deadline: 19 December 2018 The Hilden Charitable Fund is seeking 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. Both the UK and overseas fund policy is directed largely at supporting work at community level. After a major review of Fund activities in 1992, the following grant making priorities were established: homelessness, … [Read more...]

Women’s Fund Asia:  2018 Call for Proposals for ‘Leading from the South’

Deadline: 15 November 2018 Women’s Fund Asia (WFA) is seeking proposals for its Leading from the South (LFS), a programme resourced by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It supports activism devised, implemented, and led by women’s rights organizations in the Global South. The fund is being implemented by four women’s funds in the Global South, of which Women’s Fund Asia is the implementing fund in the Asia region. Objectives & Priorities The grants are aimed to address 3 key … [Read more...]

Comic Relief’s Power Up: Resourcing Women’s And Girls’ Movements for Change Program!

Deadline: 7 December 2018 Comic Relief is currently seeking applications for a program entitled “Power Up: Resourcing Women’s And Girls’ Movements for Change” that aims to support a diverse range of women’s rights organizations to fight against systems which perpetuate the injustices they encounter in their daily lives. Funding Criteria Comic Relief will want to work with amazing women and girl-led organizations, partnerships, consortia and women’s funds that are supporting women to … [Read more...]

“Open Grant Opportunities for Women and Gender Issues” – October 2018

Here, we have developed a list of latest grants opportunities focused on women and gender issues. HER Voice Fund: AGYW Grant to Influence Policy In Your Country Deadline: 30 November 2018 HER Voice Fund is seeking applications for its Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) Grant to Influence Policy In Your Country. HER Voice Fund is giving out grants amounting to USD 2000 for activities meant to influence policy processes. The funds are to address the financial access barriers limiting … [Read more...]

Internews: Inviting Afghan CSOs for Women in Media Grant Fund for Rasana

Deadline: 19 November 2018 Internews is currently inviting Afghan civil society focused organizations working to promote women in the media, to submit applications for the Women in Media Grant Fund of the USAID supported Rasana program. Subgrants issued under the Women and Media Grant Fund RFA will fund initiatives to support women in media (excluding the production of media content). Applicant Organizations must be registered and able to meet the financial/administrative obligations of a small … [Read more...]

Third Wave Fund’s Mobilize Power Fund: Supporting the Leadership of Young Women

Deadline: 14 November 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the Third Wave Fund’s Mobilize Power Fund which is a rapid response fund that supports the leadership of young women of color, trans, gender non-conforming, queer, and intersex youth under 35 in social movements. Third Wave Fund launched this fund because powerful movements need the ability to respond to and heal from immediate threats and opportunities with flexible and responsive funding opportunities. This Fund May … [Read more...]

UNFPA Namibia: Seeking Proposals for UNFPA 2019-2023 Country Programme

Deadline: 12 November 2018 UNFPA, United Nations Population Fund, an international development agency, is currently inviting qualified organizations to submit proposals for the implementation of the UNFPA 2019-2023 Country Programme for the Republic of Namibia, particularly in the areas of adolescents’ sexual and reproductive health and gender based violence. The purpose of the Invitation for Proposals is to identify eligible non-governmental organizations for prospective partnership with … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission Tanzania: Call for Proposals for 2019 AFCP Small Grants Program

Deadline: 2 November 2018 U.S. Mission Tanzania is seeking proposals for its 2019 small grant projects to preserve cultural heritage through the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP). Priorities U.S. Mission Tanzania particularly encourages projects that: Directly support U.S. treaty or bilateral agreement obligations, such as cultural property protection agreements; Support the preservation of inscribed World Heritage sites; Support risk reduction and disaster … [Read more...]