Embassy of Canada to South Sudan: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives 2018- 2019

Deadline: 22 June 2018 Embassy of Canada to South Sudan has launched a call for proposals for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives 2018- 2019 to support small-scale but high-impact projects in South Sudan. The program aims to support projects designed and implemented by local implementing partners in South Sudan. Projects are expected to start in August 2018 and be completed by February 28th, 2019. Thematic Priorities The CFLI offers direct funding assistance to local organizations and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Start-Up Chile Seed Program!

Deadline: 20 June 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for Start-Up Chile Seed program. Start-Up Chile (SUP) is a public startup accelerator created by the Chilean Government for high-potential entrepreneurs to bootstrap their startups and use Chile as a foundation. Benefits Startup training: They’ve got applicant covered. This 4 months program hosts workshops and training from experienced entrepreneurs and mentors. Equity free funding: $10.000.000 CLP (around $15,000 USD) funding … [Read more...]

British Embassy in Lima: Promoting Women’s Empowerment by Eliminating Economic Barriers

Deadline: 18 June 2018 British Embassy in Lima is inviting Local and international organisations to submit their proposals for projects on British Embassy priorities in Peru. The Foreign & Commonwealth Office’s programme funds seek to create real, measurable outcomes in support of the FCO’s policy goals. Priority Areas Women and girls The UK is committed to eliminating all forms of gender inequality, and the British government believes girls and women should be treated equally, be … [Read more...]

Third Wave Fund: Seeking Applications for ‘Sex Worker Giving Circle’ Program

Deadline: 27 June 2018 Third Wave Fund is seeking applications for a program entitled “Sex Worker Giving Circle (SWGC)”. The SWGC is a cross-class, multiracial, intergenerational giving circle made up of a group of Fellows who are women, queer, and trans folks with current or past experience in the sex trade.  This fund is interested in supporting work done by and for sex worker communities most impacted by oppression and who have the least access to funding. Grant Information In its pilot … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Yves Rocher Foundation’s Land of Women Award!

Deadline: 30 September 2018 The Yves Rocher Foundation, under the auspices of the Institut de France (hereinafter, the "Yves Rocher Foundation"), has announced a competition entitled “Land of Women Award”. The contest is intended to provide financial support for exemplary initiatives carried out by women for the environment. The Land of Women Award is aimed at adult women who carry on a project for the environment using a not-for-profit structure or a structure having a business purpose but … [Read more...]

Embassy of Canada to the Dominican Republic: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives 2018-19

Deadline: 23 June 2018 Embassy of Canada to the Dominican Republic is seeking applications for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives 2018-19 to support small-scale but high-impact projects in the Dominican Republic, which align with priority action areas that guide the Government of Canada’s international assistance. The program is directed at projects conceived and designed predominantly by local partners. Projects are selected and approved by the Canadian Embassy in Santo Domingo, Dominican … [Read more...]

Submit Proposals for Turkey Land Cove Foundation Grant Program!

Deadline: 1 August 2018 Turkey Land Cove Foundation is seeking proposals for its grant program to offer a working residency for a motivated woman to pursue her professional, educational and/or artistic goals away from the distractions of daily life. TLC provides a quiet space for a woman to progress toward a defined goal, complete a project, and develop tools to propel her life in a new direction. Turkey Land Cove Foundation (TLC) is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization committed to providing … [Read more...]

IDEA/ USAID Request for Applications: Consolidation of Democratic Gains and Promoting Rights Protection Program

Deadline: 14 June 2018 Increased Demand and Engagement for Accountability (IDEA), funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for a program entitled “Consolidation of Democratic Gains and Promoting Rights Protection” to support civil society to consolidate democratic gains and promote rights protection accountability at regional and national levels in Sri Lanka. Focus Areas and Sub Issues Good governance sub-issues: Fostering … [Read more...]

Embassy of Canada to Iraq: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives 2018-2019

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The Embassy of Canada to Iraq, Baghdad is accepting proposals for the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) which supports small project grants for the fiscal year 2018/2019. Thematic Priorities Gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. Inclusive governance, including diversity, democracy, human rights and the rule of law. Peace and security, with a focus on conflict prevention and building peace. Environment and climate action focusing … [Read more...]

Applications Open for PBF Gender and Youth Promotion Initiative #GYPI 2018!

Deadline: 17 June 2018 Do you have innovative ideas to promote the empowerment of women or youth for peace building? If yes, then apply for the PBF Gender and Youth Promotion Initiative #GYPI 2018! The United Nations Secretary-General’s Peacebuilding Fund’s (PBF) is seeking applications for its Gender and Youth Promotion Initiative #GYPI 2018 to support the empowerment of women and the advancement of gender equality and recognize the role of young people as central to the relevance and … [Read more...]

IWMF: Inviting Applicants for Reporting Grants for Women’s Stories

Deadline: 29 June 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for IWMF’s Reporting Grants for Women’s Stories which is sponsored by The Secular Society, is a new funding initiative supporting journalism produced by and about women. In an era of increased globalization, the need for varied coverage of gendered topics is critical to a free and representative press. These grants will be a catalyst for reporting on untold stories surrounding issues that impact women and girls’ daily lives worldwide. The … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in South Africa: Alumni Small Grants Competition

Deadline: 25 June 2018 The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the Embassy of the United States of American in Pretoria, South Africa has announced a call for proposals for the 2018 U.S. Government Exchange Alumni Small Grants Competition. Their long-term goal is to support the alumni of U.S. Government-funded exchange programs in their efforts to strengthen communities by sharing information, expertise and values; mobilizing resources; and enriching relationships between South Africa and United … [Read more...]

France contributes €400.000 to support Life-Saving Nutrition Activities for Rohingya Refugees

France has made a contribution of €400.000 to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to support life-saving nutrition activities for Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. More than 5,000 children under five and 1,100 pregnant and nursing women in the refugee settlements of Cox’s Bazar will benefit from France’s support for this nutrition programme. France’s contribution will help prevent and address moderate acute malnutrition among children under five and pregnant and nursing … [Read more...]

Embassy of Canada in Vietnam: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) 2018-2019

Deadline: 11 June 2018 The Embassy of Canada in Vietnam has announced a call for proposals for Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) to seek small-scale, targeted local projects that contribute to the achievement of Canada’s priorities for international assistance. The CFLI supports small-scale but high-impact projects in developing countries, which align with the Government of Canada’s international assistance.  The program is directed at projects conceived and designed predominantly by … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Genesis Prize for Empowering Women in Israel!

Deadline: 11 June 2018 The Bereshit Prize Fund and the provision of community funds have launched the grant program dedicated to the theme "Empowering Women in Israel." Eligible Fields They invite organizations working in the following fields to apply for a grant: Equal opportunities for women in education, employment and leadership. Promoting gender equality. Promoting the rights and status of women in minority groups. Prevention of violence against women. Funding … [Read more...]

UNFPA Award: Inviting Nomination of Individuals, Institutions or Organisations

Deadline: 16 November 2018 Nominations are now open for the UNFPA Award to acknowledge the commendable efforts undertaken in BiH that challenge dominant social stereotypes, deconstructing prejudices against marginalized groups or for significant contribution in advancing rights of people in one of the four key UNFPA priority areas. Priority Areas Sexual and reproductive health; Adolescents and youth (sexual and reproductive health); Gender equality and women’s empowerment with … [Read more...]

TIAW: Seeking Nominations for 2018 World of Difference Awards

Deadline: 1 November 2018 The International Alliance for Women (TIAW) is seeking nominations for 2018 World of Difference Awards to recognize women, and men, whose efforts have advanced the economic empowerment of women locally, regionally or worldwide. Whether the candidate is working on a small scale in the developing world or making an impact at the topic of the world’s biggest businesses, whether your candidate is well known or an unsung heroine or hero, they want you to tell them the … [Read more...]

UNITAR Hiroshima Women’s Leadership Programme for Afghanistan: Governance and the Sustainable Development Goals

Deadline: 15 June 2018 Applications are now open for the 2018 UNITAR Hiroshima Women's Leadership Programme for Afghanistan: Governance and the Sustainable Development Goals which is a new training programme designed to empower junior- to mid-level young female professionals from all sectors in Afghanistan. Supported by the people and Government of Japan, the programme comprises of two workshops in Kabul and Japan. The programme aims to empower women leaders, with the understanding that "there … [Read more...]

Submit Proposals for Voice’s Seizing the Moment: Global Sudden Opportunity Grants!

Deadline: 31 December 2018 Are you a global or regional coalition or network that is led by one of Voice’s target groups? Do you see a sudden and unanticipated opportunity to undertake joint action to influence global and/or regional bodies for your cause? Is there a sudden threat to civic space at regional or global level that could have a ripple effect on your access to (productive) resources and employment, access to social services, or your space for political participation? Is there a … [Read more...]

The Most Promising Programme Award: Complementing the Efforts of International Communities and Governments in India

Deadline: 10 June 2018 Nominations are open for "The Most Promising Programme Award" which is a CauseBecause initiative to recognize and felicitate programmes that are complementing the efforts of international communities and governments to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The idea is to encourage and motivate non-profits to align their programmes’ objectives with the SDGs as also to create impacting models that can be adopted or replicated for a larger impact. Starting with … [Read more...]