SWC Call for Proposals: Addressing the Economic Security and Prosperity of Indigenous Women in Canada

Deadline: 11 January 2018 Status of Women Canada has launched a Call for Proposals for projects addressing the economic security and prosperity of Indigenous women in Canada. With this call for proposals, Indigenous organizations and governments will implement projects designed to advance economic security and prosperity for Indigenous women by engaging them, their communities and the private sector to build on their strengths, identify opportunities and address issues affecting their economic … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 24 October 2017 Dining for Women (DFW) is accepting letter of intent (LOI) for the 2nd round of its 2018 Grant program 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...]

SWC Call for Proposals: Support for Women’s Economic Security in Canada

Deadline: Theme 1: 27 November 2017 Theme 2: 11 January 2018 Status of Women Canada has launched a Call for Proposals for projects to address the economic security of women in Canada and contribute to advancement of gender quality. With this call for proposals, organizations across the country will implement projects designed to address some of the root causes of economic insecurity for women in Canada (e.g. accessibility of childcare, wage gap, pay inequity). Projects under this … [Read more...]

Transnet Foundation Grant: Contributing to Economic Growth & Poverty Alleviation in South Africa

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The Transnet Foundation is seeking applications for its Grant program that contributes to economic growth and poverty alleviation in South Africa through the provision of sustainable development to organisations/projects that comply with good business practices and are strategically relevant to the objectives of Transnet SOC Ltd, Operational Divisions and Special Units. Focus Areas Health Sports Education Disability Women, youth & children … [Read more...]

Lesbian Health Fund (LHF): Improving the Health of Lesbians and other Sexual Minority Women

Deadline: 1 November 2017 The Lesbian Health Fund (LHF), a program of GLMA is seeking applications for its Fall LHF Grant program to improve the health of lesbians and other sexual minority women (SMW) and their families through research. In honor of the victims of the Orlando shooting, the Fall cycle will give preference to funding research focused on societal and domestic violence affecting sexual minority women or girls. Research Areas While many areas in the field of lesbian health need … [Read more...]

SPRING Accelerator: Call for Applications for 4TH Cohort in South Asia

Deadline: 1 November 2017 SPRING Accelerator is returning to South Asia for 2018, selecting its next cohort from Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, and from Myanmar for the first time! SPRING is on the look-out for established, ambitious businesses across any and all sectors to address market opportunities and unmet needs for adolescent girls through the use of Human-Centred Design. Up to 20 businesses will be selected to join the nine-month cohort, running from March 2018 to January 2019. Impact … [Read more...]

UN Women Request for Proposals: Strengthening the Capacities of Gender Coordination Groups in Moldova

Deadline: 11 October 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is seeking an organization to provide conceptual and logistical support in strengthening the capacities of gender coordination groups of the line ministries in line with the National Strategy for Gender Equality 2017-2021. The NSGE’s focus is on five objectives and ten areas of interventions : women's participation in decision-making, labour market and gender pay gap, social … [Read more...]

UNOPS/GEF Grants Program: Seeking Proposals from NGOs and CSOs

Deadline: 27 October 2017 The Global Grants Environment Facility (GEF) Global Grants Program (GEF) is currently inviting NGOs and CSOs to submit project proposals for the following thematic areas: Promoting social inclusion: gender mainstreaming; involvement of young people. Platforms for dialogue between CSOs and the Government The Small Grants Program of the Global Environment Facility provides grants to non-governmental organizations and community organizations (NGOs … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Echoing Green Fellowship!

Deadline: 24 October 2017 Do you have a solution that will help your community thrive, an idea that will create new pathways to justice, or see a fresh opportunity where others only see obstacles? If yes, then apply for Echoing Green Fellowship! This is the fellowship for innovators, instigators, pioneers, and rebels. We know that talent is equally distributed, but opportunity is not—which is why we invest in talent wherever it is. Fellows represent diverse ethnic, religious, and gender … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Brazil: Direct Aid Program (DAP) 2017/2018

Deadline: 9 October 2017 The Australian Embassy in Brazil is seeking applications for its Direct Aid Program (DAP) which is a flexible and small grants program funded by the Australian Government and managed by the Australian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. The purpose of the program is to assist local development humanitarian and initiatives in developing countries and at the same time meet Australia's goals of public diplomacy and international relations. The program focuses on … [Read more...]

Voice’s Niger Empowerment Grant: Addressing Informal Groups or Organizations

Deadline: 15 February 2018 Voice is seeking applications for its Niger Empowerment Grant to address informal groups or organizations to raise awareness, promote transformational leadership, build self-confidence and combat the stigmatization of the most marginalized and discriminated groups. Informal groups can access funding through a partnership with a formal host organization. Funding Information Empowerment grants are small grants with a maximum implementation period of 24 … [Read more...]

Apply for 2017 AWARD Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 7 October 2017 African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) is inviting applications for its fellowship program that is a career-development program that since 2008 has, through tailored fellowships, equipped top women agricultural scientists across sub-Saharan Africa to accelerate agricultural gains by strengthening their science and leadership skills. This fellowship is a catalyst for innovations with high potential to contribute to the prosperity and wellbeing of … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2017 empoWer Program: Accelerating Women Entrepreneurship in India

Deadline: 6 October 2017 Zone Startups India is seeking applications for the 2017 edition of its empoWer - India's first accelerator for women in tech program. A 8 week accelerator program comprising of mentoring, workshops, case studies, industry connect, peer network, investor connect and over INR 75 Lakhs in cash & professional services as takeaways. The program is for Women entrepreneurs who actively own and run tech startups with potential for growth. Starting 2017, empoWer … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan: Direct Aid Program (DAP) 2017/18 

Deadline: 15 October 2017 Applications are open for 2017/18 Direct Aid Program (DAP) which is a flexible small grants program funded from Australia’s aid budget and managed by the Australian Embassy Kabul. DAP funding in Afghanistan is available on a not-for-profit basis to individuals, community groups and NGOs engaged in development activities in Afghanistan. The program focuses on supporting small-scale development projects and activities which can achieve practical outcomes related to … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Voice’s Philippines Empowerment Grants

Deadline: 1 November 2017 Are you part of a small/informal group or organization? Do you need to organize your members or strengthen your group? Do you have ideas on how to tackle the issues you face? Do you want to build confidence, skills, and leadership of the people you represent within your community? Are you working to promote the positive image of your members and fight discrimination? If yes then apply for Philippines Empowerment Grants! Funding Information Voice is accepting … [Read more...]

Applications Open for GenH Challenge!

Deadline: 18 October 2017 Applications are open for GenH Challenge that is based on the notion that new thinking and new ways to apply everyday ideas can support those on the front lines of health care worldwide. Working together, we can spark the next great idea that will change the trajectory of health. In the landscape of competitions, the GenH Challenge is committed especially to a high standard of openness, fairness, and transparency. Their goal is to provide value for everyone who … [Read more...]

Impact Giving: Seeking Applications for Potential Grant Program

Deadline: 1 December 2017 Impact Giving is seeking applications for its Potential grant program to award projects that transform lives. It is a women’s collective giving organization. The purpose is to make an IMPACT both locally and globally by supporting positive sustainable social change where most needed. Principles High Impact & Transformation: Grants are awarded only to projects or programs which make a high impact by transforming lives, with obvious, significant change … [Read more...]

Apply for African Women’s Public Service Fellowship!

Deadline: 1 December 2017 Applications are open for African Women’s Public Service Fellowship, made possible by a donation from the Oprah Winfrey Foundation. The program expands the opportunity for African women to impact for public service in their home countries. The Fellowship provides full tuition, fees, housing or a housing stipend (if enrolling in the Global EMPA program), travel to and from the United States, and a small stipend to cover books and miscellaneous expenses. Fellowship … [Read more...]

2018 Gro Brundtland Award: Inviting Female Scientists from Taiwan and Developing Countries

Deadline: 24 November 2017 Applications are open for the 2018 Gro Brundtland Award that offers an opportunity to young female scientists to meet and discuss with other female researchers in the same field and establish the international connection. It’s a great chance to introduce their own research to other international research groups and it promotes future collaborations between institutions. Benefits Round-trip economy class airfare to Taiwan, 6-days’ accommodation, some meals and … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Thailand: Seeking Applications for Direct Aid Program

Deadline: 13 October 2017 Applications are open for the Direct Aid Program (DAP) which is a flexible, small grants scheme for development activities, managed by the Australian Embassy in Bangkok. The program funds projects that provide direct benefits to those most in need in the local community, including vulnerable or disadvantaged groups. DAP projects should be aimed primarily at achieving practical and tangible outcomes, such as on poverty alleviation, community health; schools/education; … [Read more...]