Applications Open for The Y-HER Accelerator Program! An Open Opportunity for Passionate Female Entrepreneurs in Africa

Deadline: 22 September 2017 Are you a Female Founder that has already launched a business that is making a difference in the lives of the women and girls in your community (by improving education, health, homes or creating good jobs)? Do you want to scale their venture to impact many more people? Are you on a clear path to revenue? If yes, then apply now for The Y-HER Accelerator Program. Applications are open for "The Y-HER Accelerator Program", that is a powerful opportunity for passionate … [Read more...]

Embassy of Finland Call for Concept Notes: Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC) in Tanzania

Deadline: 5 July 2017 The Embassy of Finland in Dar es Salaam is accepting concept notes from eligible organizations for its Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC) with an aim to build partnerships between the civil society organisations, private sector and the Embassy of Finland and to support the organisations so that they can operate more effectively. The Embassy of Finland's Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC) builds on the view that sustainable development cannot be achieved without an active … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in OpenIDEO Education in Emergencies Challenge!

Deadline 25 June 2017 Applications are currently open for OpenIDEO Education in Emergencies Challenge, A MIKTA initiative delivered with Australian Aid, inviting individuals and organizations of diverse expertise and perspectives, those who work in the education in emergencies sector, those who have lived through emergency situations themselves, and those innovators and entrepreneurs who are passionate about bringing their expertise and ingenuity to this issue. Opportunity Areas Innovations … [Read more...]

Start-up Chile Call for Applications: Pre-acceleration Program for Startups Led by Female Founders

Deadline: 27 June 2017 The Start-up Chile is currently seeking projects that are technology related with potential for high impact. Applicants are invited to apply for a 4 months experience to learn vital skills for a strong start in the world of entrepreneurship. Program Benefits Startup training 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 to help … [Read more...]

EILEEN FISHER’s Activating Leadership Grant: Supporting Leadership Programs for Women and Girls

Deadline: 30 June 2017 EILEEN FISHER is inviting applicants for its Activating Leadership Grant program. By activating the natural leadership qualities within themselves, women and girls are able to find their voices, build inner strength and develop the confidence to pursue what really matters. In 2017, the grant program will review applications from nonprofit organizations along the following focus: Leading for Impact. EILEEN FISHER is particularly interested in programs that: bring … [Read more...]

Human Rights INGO Call for Proposals 2017: Preventing Discrimination in Development and Promoting the Right to Health of Women and Girls

Deadline: 14 July 2017 The Unit for Human Rights Policy at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland has announced a Call for Proposals directed to international non-governmental organisations (INGOs) that focus on promoting human rights and preventing discrimination in development or promote the implementation of the right to health of women and girls. The selected overall objectives of the Call this year are promotion of economic, social and cultural rights, in particular the right to … [Read more...]

UNFCU Foundation Grant: Providing Healthcare and Education to Women and Children

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The UNFCU Foundation is seeking proposals for its grant program with a mission to sustain the path out of poverty through healthcare and education for women and children. The Foundation is closely aligned with the goals of the United Nations agencies as well as other charities and NGOs specializing in efforts to improve the lives of women and children both in the United States and in developing countries. UNFCU supports organizations and initiatives that: Work to … [Read more...]

Call for Concept Notes: Research on Gender Equality and Decentralization in Myanmar

Deadline: 7 August 2017 IDRC and Global Affairs Canada (GAC) are launching a research call under the new initiative entitled "Knowledge for Democracy Myanmar" (K4DM) with an aim to assist Myanmar-based research organizations to conduct high-quality research. The call addresses the need for high-quality research on democracy and growth seen through the lens of gender equality. Scope This call is part of the Knowledge for Democracy Myanmar Initiative that seeks to build research capacity. The … [Read more...]

Department of Health and Human Services: Look Beneath the Surface Regional Anti-Trafficking Program

Deadline: 19 July 2017 The Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families is currently seeking applications for its program "Look Beneath the Surface Regional Anti-Trafficking Program". The primary purpose of the Look Beneath the Surface Regional Anti-Trafficking (LBS) Program is to increase the identification and protection of human trafficking victims in the United States, and to build local capacity to prevent human trafficking and protect its … [Read more...]

The Alan B. Slifka Foundation: Grants for Shared Society to Cultivate a Safer World

Deadline: 30 September 2017 The Alan B. Slifka Foundation is currently seeking applications for its Shared Society program. To cultivate a world safe for difference, the Foundation supports strategies to: Promote awareness and understanding of shared society principles, policies and practices to international, national, and local leaders and institutions. Foster collaborative efforts of shared society advocates and others whose work advances inter-group relations. Professionalize … [Read more...]

UNV India: Inviting Applications for “Youth Adda 2017”

Deadline: 2 July 2017 Grab this opportunity to get your voice heard. Join the contest and express your brilliant ideas on "how to reduce inequalities"! United Nations Volunteers (UNV) India is inviting applicants for its "Youth Adda 2017", which will be hosting in July 2017 in close partnership with Pravah, Restless Development, and Commutiny. All young Indians are invited to join the adda and/or submit their creative ideas to raise awareness of the SDGs across the country harnessing the … [Read more...]

Women’s Empowerment Grant: Improving the Welfare of Women and Girls in Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, and Solomon Islands

Deadline: 28 July 2017 Through funding from the State Department’s Full Participation Fund, the Grants Program for Women’s Empowerment seeks to increase community-based organizations’ capacity to improve the welfare of women and girls in Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, and Solomon Islands. Funding Information A total of USD $100,000 is available for this program through their implementing partner PNG Tribal Foundation. Floor of Individual Award Amounts: USD $15,000/PGK 46,000 Ceiling … [Read more...]

Government of Canada in Hungary: Seeking Proposals for Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) 2017

Deadline: 28 June 2017 The Government of Canada in Hungary is seeking proposals for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) 2017 to fund small-scale bilateral projects in Official Development Assistance (ODA) eligible countries, which align with Global Affairs Canada’s thematic priority areas for engagement. The program is directed at projects conceived and designed by local entities. Projects are selected and approved by the relevant Canadian Embassy or High Commission. The CFLI also … [Read more...]

100 Women Grants: Advancing the Safety, Health, Education and Economic Freedom of Women and Girls in Australia

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Are you connected with a charity that is up to great things for women and girls? If yes, then apply for the 100 Women Grant. 100 Women is currently accepting expressions of interest from eligible organizations for its 2017 Grant program to advance the safety, health, education and economic freedom of women and girls. Funding Information 100 Women will consider applications up to a maximum amount of $30,000 that: Improve the economic empowerment of women from … [Read more...]

Canadian Embassy in Ankara: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives 2017-2018

Deadline: 25 June 2017 The Canadian Embassy in Ankara is seeking proposals for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) 2017-2018 which is a development assistance program managed by the Canadian Embassy in Ankara for projects in Turkey, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan and Syria. Thematic Areas Reflecting the priorities of the Government of Canada in the world and taking into account the socioeconomic and political context in the region, the CFLI allows the government of Canada to … [Read more...]

Levi Lassen Foundation: Grant Program for Gender Equality in Israel

Deadline: 10 August 2017 The Levi Lassen Foundation is seeking applications for its Grant program for Gender Equality in Israel. Levi Lassen’s work in Israel began over 40 years ago. Levi Lassen is committed to helping Israel develop, grow and prosper. It believes in an Israel where the Jewish people achieve self-determination in their homeland and where everyone participates in a shared and just society, predicated on the best values of equality, tolerance and social justice in a liberal … [Read more...]

Embassy of Canada to Croatia and Kosovo: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) 2017-2018

Deadline: 27 June 2017 The Embassy of Canada to Croatia and Kosovo is inviting applicants for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives that focuses on working with civil society, particularly grassroots organizations, to support democratic governance and to promote human rights. Preference will be given to projects promoting the participation of women and indigenous and vulnerable minority groups and to projects that have a strong advocacy component. Themes The Canada Fund themes for the … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Baghdad Request for Proposals: Support to American Corners in Iraq

Deadline: 8 July 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad is seeking proposals for its grant program that promotes educational and cultural engagement and foster mutual understanding between the United States and Iraq. Grants are awarded for projects designed to further the development of Iraq’s future leaders, build the capacity of Iraqi institutions, and promote awareness and understanding of shared U.S. and Iraqi values. Topics Countering Violent Extremism and defeating Da’esh Empowering … [Read more...]

USAID/WASHpaLs Grant Program: Habit Formation Approaches and Gender Equity & Social Inclusion Innovations for Hygiene Behavior Change

Deadline: 23 June 2017 Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Partnerships and Learning for Sustainability (WASHPaLS) with the support of USAID is seeking Expressions of Interest (EoIs) for its Grant program “Habit Formation Approaches and Gender Equity & Social Inclusion Innovations for Hygiene Behavior Change” to support learning related to the application of habit formation and GESI principles to hygiene behavior change (HBC). Applicants must specify which of the two areas their EOI addresses. … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2017 ASEAN-U.S. Science Prize for Women

Deadline: 23 June 2017 The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. Mission to ASEAN, in partnership with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Underwriters Laboratories (UL) are currently seeking nominations for 2017 ASEAN-U.S. Science Prize for Women with an aim to strengthen ASEAN science and technology capacity and gender equality and improvement through an annual ASEAN-U.S. Science Prize for Women. The 2017 Prize will provide promising, ASEAN-based, … [Read more...]

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