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.

EU seeking Proposals to Support Regional Thematic Networks of Civil Society Organisations

Deadline: 23 May 2019 The European Union (EU) is seeking proposals to Support regional thematic networks of civil society organisations, support to a regional network for women's rights and gender equality and support to small scale projects promoting cooperation between communities and citizens from Serbia and Kosovo. Objectives The specific objectives of this Call for Proposals are: To enhance the capacities of civil society to be effective and accountable independent actors able … [Read more...]

EU-Civil Society Fund (CSF) III Call for Proposals for Large Grants 2019 in Ethiopia

Deadline: 23 May 2019 The European Union (EU) has announced a Civil Society Fund (CSF) III Call for Proposals for Large Grants 2019 to increase the participation of citizens and CSOs in the development and democratization process of the country. Objectives The specific objective(s) of this call for proposals are: Strengthening citizens’ voice for policy dialogue. Reinforcing citizens’ role in the monitoring of national policies. Strengthening the sustainability and … [Read more...]

Small Grant Program for Senegal and Guinea-Bissau based Registered Not-for-profit Organizations

Deadline: 30 June 2019 Public Affairs Section Dakar is inviting proposals for programs that advance strategic objectives and strengthen the ties between the United States and Senegal or between the United States and Guinea-Bissau. All programs must include an U.S. element, or a connection with U.S. expert/s, organization/s, or institution/s in a specific field that will promote increased understanding of U.S. policy and perspectives.  This can also include the involvement of Senegalese or … [Read more...]

Apply for 2019 Miss.Africa Digital Seed Fund Round IV

Deadline: 2 July 2019 Miss.Africa Initiative led by DCA Academy has announced a Seed Fund in Africa that will offer 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 women and girls in STEM, and through … [Read more...]

EU seeking Proposals to Enhance CSOs’ Contribution to the Governance and Development Process in Jordan

Deadline: 26 May 2019 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled "Enhancing CSOs' Contribution to the Governance and Development Process in Jordan". Objectives The global objective of this call for proposals is to enhance the broad-based and inclusive engagement of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) as actors of governance and sustainable development in Jordan. The specific objective(s) of this call for proposals … [Read more...]

Apply for SI Leader Lab 2019 – Connecting Advocates of Gender Equality

Deadline: 7 May 2019 Are you a civil society leader in South Asia or the MENA region? Are you working for a more gender equal world? If yes, then apply for the  Swedish Institute (SI) Leader Lab program to grow as a leader, develop their advocacy skills and share knowledge in a network of inspirational peers. SI Leader Lab is a programme for advocates of gender equality who wish to grow in their role while exploring new tools and forms for collaboration.  SI Leader Lab 2019 will bring … [Read more...]

EU seeking Proposals to Strengthen the Capacities of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Timor-Leste

Deadline: 21 May 2019 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations for a program entitled “Strengthen the capacities of civil society organizations (CSOs) to promote culture as a driving force for democratic participation and to promote the reintegration of women in the family and social environment European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights CBSS 2018/2019”. Program Objectives The general objective of this call for proposals is to … [Read more...]

UN Women/BiH Seeking Proposals for Ending Violence against Women – Implementing Norms, Changing Mind

Deadline: 22 April 2019 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is inviting women civil society organizations (CSOs)/ women’s CSO networks and platforms, organizations representing minority women, women with disability and/or other disadvantaged groups of women to submit proposals to contribute to ending violence against women focusing on areas such as availability and quality of service provision for women and girls subject to violence against … [Read more...]

Embassy of Canada seeking Proposals for Syria-Related Canada Fund for Local Initiatives

Deadline: 18 April 2019 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 in Syria, Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan. Funding Information The CFLI will provide support to small scale, high impact projects within a budget range of up to a maximum of CAD $40,000. Project … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Tajikistan announces Democracy Outreach / Alumni Grants Program 2019

Deadline: 25 April 2019 The Embassy of the United States of America has announced the 2019 Alumni Grants Program with an aim to provide alumni with networking opportunities to further the professional development of alumni and their colleagues and to assist alumni in implementing and disseminating the concepts learned during exchange programs. The purpose of this program is to provide grants to organizations that have USG alumni as members or to individual alumni for activities that … [Read more...]

Apply for EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women Program 2019

Deadline: 21 June 2019 If you are a high-potential woman entrepreneur or wish to nominate someone for the Ernst & Young (EY) Entrepreneurial Winning Women program, applications for 2019 is now open. Benefits Entrepreneurial Winning Women join an elite business network of the country’s best high-growth companies and participate in a customized executive leadership program with year-round activities designed to: Expand their knowledge with the latest information, research and … [Read more...]

Mobilize Power Fund to Support the Leadership of Young Women in the U.S.

Deadline: 7 May 2019 Applications are open 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 Support: Actions … [Read more...]

Dining for Women Grant to Foster Good Health, Education and Economic Self-Sufficiency in Developing Countries

Deadline: 24 April 2019 Dining for Women is accepting Letters of Intent (LOIs) for its 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 giving. Priority … [Read more...]

Embassy of Canada announces Canada Fund for Local Initiatives – Djibouti

Deadline: 30 April 2019 The Embassy of Canada in Ethiopia has launched its annual call for proposals for the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI). The CFLI is a program designed to support small-scale, high-impact projects in developing countries, which align with Global Affairs Canada’s thematic priority areas for engagement. The program is directed at projects conceived and designed predominantly by local partners. Projects are selected and approved by the relevant Canadian embassy … [Read more...]

Expo 2020 Dubai: An International Call For ‘Best Practices for a Better 2030’

Deadline: 30 May 2019 Expo 2020 Dubai’s platform to showcase projects that have provided tangible solutions to the world’s biggest challenges. It will highlight simple but effective initiatives, which localise the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and can be adapted, replicated, and scaled to achieve an enhanced global impact. The international call for projects aims to recognise and enhance the visibility of impactful and integrated development practices at Expo 2020, a global … [Read more...]

AmplifyChange’s 2019 Opportunity Grant for Women and LGBTIQ led Civil Society Organisations

Deadline: 3 May 2019 AmplifyChange is pleased to invite women led and LGBTIQ led civil society organisations for its 2019 Opportunity Grant to nurture and encourage innovative ideas and approaches on SRHR advocacy in new contexts. The purpose of this grant is to implement projects doing advocacy within a sexual and reproductive health rights framework. They aim to be flexible in their funding approach so that smaller and new organisations can access their funding, but they do expect a … [Read more...]

APWLD Call for Proposals: Feminist Participatory Action Research for Feminist Fossil Fuel Free Futures (Climate Justice FPAR) 2019-2021

Deadline: 12 May 2019 APWLD is currently inviting grassroots women’s rights organisations and movements to take part in this exciting Feminist Participatory Action Research programme that aims to develop action research which will be presented in national and regional forums, and will also be reported in the Global Stocktake in 2023, holding governments accountable to the Paris Agreement. Through the course of their FPAR journey, APWLD and its partners will shape current governance … [Read more...]

AWDF announces Call for Proposals for 2019 World AIDS Day Celebration

Deadline: 24 April 2019 For the 2019 World AIDS Day celebrations, African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) has announced a call for proposals to award grants to African women’s organisations and groups to support innovative activities that will strengthen the leadership and voices of women and girls with disabilities in the HIV and AIDS response. AWDF will support activities led by young women with disabilities, activities that highlights the needs of women and girls with disabilities … [Read more...]

AWDF inviting Great Ideas for 16 Days Campaigns focused on African Women’s Rights in the Workplace

Deadline: 24 April 2019 To commemorate the 16 Days of Activism to end Gender-based violence this year, the African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) is awarding grants to women’s rights organisations raising awareness, building campaigns and mobilizing women workers to demand for their rights and an end to violence in the world of work. AWDF will therefore, support women’s rights organisations and groups employing innovative approaches, methodologies, tools and resources that show positive … [Read more...]

Women’s Leadership, Empowerment, Access & Protection in Crisis Response (LEAP) – Palestine Programme

Deadline: 18 April 2019 UN Women has launched a new call for proposals for interested non-governmental organizations, academic institutions and registered community-based organisations under the UN Women project Women’s Leadership, Empowerment, Access & Protection in Crisis Response (LEAP) – Palestine. In the framework of the 2019 humanitarian response plan (HRP) which highlights the urgency of responding to gender-based vulnerabilities and needs that exist across humanitarian sectors … [Read more...]