VAHRDP Small Grant Fund: Seeking Applications from Vietnamese

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The alumni-based Small Grant Fund (SGF) is a component of the Vietnam-Australia Human Resource Development Partnership (VAHRDP); the SGF has been established to fund proposals from Vietnamese alumni of Australian tertiary education institutions. Funding Information The value of an activity for an individual alumnus funded under this scheme will be up to VND 83 million (approximately AUD 5,000 as of October 2016) The maximum duration for implementing a grant … [Read more...]

Voice’s Nigeria Influencing Grants: Strengthening Advocacy Capacities and Amplifying Voice of Marginalised

Deadline: 28 February 2017 Voice is seeking applicants for its Nigeria Influencing Grants in order to strengthen their lobby and advocacy capacities and amplify the voice of marginalised and discriminated groups. Thematic Areas Improved access to (productive) resources (finance, land and water) and employment Improved access to social services, health and education in particular Space for political participation Funding Information Nigeria Influencing grants range from €25,000 … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2017-2018 YES Alumni Grants Program!

Deadline: 15 February 2017 American Councils for International Education is seeking applications for its 2017-2018 YES Alumni Grants Program, funded by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), to assist past participants of the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) program of the program years 2003-04 to 2015-16 who successfully completed the YES or the YES Abroad programs from any of the past or current YES countries. The grants program has … [Read more...]

2017 MILEAD Fellows Program: Inviting Young African Women Leaders

Deadline: 15 March 2017 Moremi Initiative for Women’s Leadership in Africa (Moremi Initiative) is seeking applications for its 2017 MILEAD (Moremi Initiative Leadership Empowerment and Development) Fellows Program to identify Africa’s most outstanding emerging women leaders. The MILEAD Fellows Program is a long-term leadership development program designed to identify, develop and promote emerging young African female leaders to attain and thrive in leadership in their communities and Africa as … [Read more...]

Department of Health and Human Services: Prevention of Opioid Misuse in Women across US

Deadline: 7 April 2017 The Department of Health and Human Services, the office on Women's Health (OWH) is seeking applications for its "Prevention of Opioid Misuse in Women" to address the primary and/or secondary prevention of prescription and non-prescription opioid misuse by women across the lifespan by identifying underserved audiences and the potential gaps in the ability to reach these populations welcome. Program Goals Regional, state, local, and community organizations should propose … [Read more...]

National Institute of Justice: Research and Evaluation on Violence against Women in United States

Deadline: 20 March 2017 The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is seeking applications for funding for research and evaluation on violence against women. This program furthers the Department’s mission by sponsoring research to provide objective, independent, evidence-based knowledge and tools to meet the challenges of victims of crime, particularly at the State and local levels. Objectives Identifying the causes and … [Read more...]

The Khaled Hosseini Foundation’s Omid Grant: Supporting Humanitarian Projects in Afghanistan

Deadline: 1 April 2017 The Khaled Hosseini Foundation is seeking applications for its Omid Grant to support humanitarian projects in Afghanistan. The Khaled Hosseini Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit provides humanitarian assistance for the people of Afghanistan. The Foundation works with the United Nations refugee organization (UNHCR) to build shelters for refugee families. It also provides economic opportunities, education, and healthcare for women and children of Afghanistan. Eligibility … [Read more...]

AWDF’s Leading from the South Programme: Inviting Women’s Rights Organisations from Africa and The Middle East

Deadline: Various Yala and Ananse Grants: 13 February  2017 Pamoja Grants: 3 March 2017 The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) is currently inviting women’s rights organisations for its Leading from the South programme to support organisations and initiatives advancing the rights of women facing multiple discriminations. Thematic Areas Eliminate violence against women and girls & sustain respect for women’s bodily integrity and autonomy Protect full economic rights and … [Read more...]

Miss.Africa Seed Funding Round II: Seeking EOIs for Tech Initiatives for Women in Africa

Deadline: 2 February 2017 Miss.Africa Initiative led by DCA Academy is seeking Expression of Interest (EOIs) for its Seed Fund in Africa that will give small grants to support women and girls in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields to launch or expand their own initiatives that will increase their digital opportunities in IT related training, jobs and leadership roles. The program is interested in learning about successful activities that are currently supporting … [Read more...]

OVW: Restorative Justice Response to Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence and Dating Violence on Campus Demonstration Initiative Program in United States

Deadline:  24 February 2017 The Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), a component of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) is seeking applications for "OVW FY 2017 Restorative Justice Response to Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence and Dating Violence on Campus Demonstration Initiative Program" with an aim to support the development of an RJ framework for campuses, select demonstration sites, provide intense technical assistance to those sites and conduct a rigorous evaluation of the … [Read more...]

Comic Relief’s “Tech vs Abuse” Initiative: Understanding the Risks for Technology in the Context of Domestic Violence and Abuse

Deadline: 13 March 2017 The Comic Relief is currently inviting eligible organisations for its “Tech vs Abuse” grant initiative in order to understand the potential opportunities, gaps and risks for technology in the context of domestic violence and abuse. Comic Relief will support new technology development as well as low-technology solutions and any training and resource publications required to meet these design challenges. Grant Information Grants can be for amounts between £20,000 and … [Read more...]

#GIRLBOSS® Foundation’s Grant Program: Inviting Female Entrepreneurs from US

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The #GIRLBOSS® Foundation is seeking applications for its Grant program to award one grant biannually to female entrepreneurs pursuing creative endeavors. Grants are exclusive to female creative business owners in the worlds of design, fashion, music, and the arts. The Girlboss Foundation’s mission is to empower the next generation of female entrepreneurs within the creative community. Funding Information Each grant beneficiary will receive project funding of $15,000, … [Read more...]

AAUW Career Development Grants: Providing Assistance to Women in United States

Deadline: 15 April 2017 The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is seeking applications for its program entitled "Career Development Grants" with an aim to provide assistance to women who, through additional higher education, technical training, or participation in professional development institutes, are making career changes, seeking to advance in current careers, or reentering the workforce. Grants provide support for coursework toward degree programs other than a doctorate or … [Read more...]

South Asia Women Fund: Inviting Women’s Rights Organisations for “Leading from the South” Programme

Deadline: 17 February 2017 The South Asia Women Fund (SAWF) is currently inviting applicants for its Leading from the South programme with an aim to support activism devised, implemented, and led by women’s rights organisations in the global South. Special attention will be given for outreach to women in marginalised communities facing multiple discrimination – (women from minority and indigenous communities facing ethnic and caste based violence; LBTIQ communities; women in stigmatised and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Shiffon Startup Competition! Supporting Budding Entrepreneurs driven to Empower Women

Deadline: 18 January 2017 Are you a budding entrepreneur passionate about launching enterprise that is driven to empower women and provide employment opportunities? Are you in the ideation/early stages of a social venture, or are launching a new subsidiary or offshoot of an existing social enterprise? Are you in need of mentorship in addition to capital is crucial for the success of young businesses? If answer to all these questions is yes, then apply for Shiffon Startup competition. To … [Read more...]

EC-Call for Proposals: Fast Track Integration into the Labour Market for Asylum Seekers, Refugees and their Family

Deadline: 30 March 2017 The European Commission-Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion is accepting proposals for a program entitled “Fast track integration into the labour market for third country nationals targeting exclusively asylum seekers, refugees and their family members” with an aim to test and implement innovative policy schemes and delivery mechanisms that will ensure and facilitate a swift labour market integration of the specific target groups of third country … [Read more...]

OVW: Research and Evaluation Solicitation to Combat Domestic Violence in the U.S.

Deadline: 1 March 2017 The Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), U.S. Department of Justice, is currently seeking applications for its Research and Evaluation Initiative for the fiscal year 2017, to research and evaluate approaches to combatting domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. The statutory provisions of VAWA addressing definitions and grant provisions—42 USC 13925(b)(7)(B)—authorize OVW to set aside up to three percent of available funds from OVW programs … [Read more...]

Comic Relief’s Levelling the Field Initiative: Seeking Organisations that Encourage Sports to Empower Women and Girls

Deadline: 16 March 2017 The Comic Relief is seeking proposals for its Levelling the Field that offer funding to organisations working in partnership in the UK, which use the power of sport to empower women and girls to reach their full potential. Organisations may address the many challenges faced by women and girls in different ways. Funding Information This is a £1 million initiative funded by Comic Relief and the Treasury to support projects in the UK. Applications are welcome … [Read more...]

Costa Crociere Foundation: Addressing Non-Profit Organisations helping Local Communities in Italy

Deadline: 5 February 2017 The Costa Crociere Foundation is seeking applications for its grant program addressing non-profit organizations officially based in Italy able to help local communities through both innovative and sustainable projects. The Foundation aims to merge social program resources with competences, experience and knowledge in order to change together the life of the most disadvantaged people among Italian population. 2017 Call focuses on the fight against the main causes for … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Paraguay: Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program 2017

Deadline: 1 February 2017 The Embassy of the United States of America in Paraguay’s Public Diplomacy (PD) section is seeking applications for its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program 2017. The PD section is seeking to inform and share with audiences in Paraguay about the United States, its culture, society, government, legal, economic, and political systems, and values through programs focusing on the priority areas outlined below. Funding Priorities Preparing under-served youth to … [Read more...]

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