UN Women: Civil Society Monitoring of Georgia’s Implementation of Women, Peace and Security

Deadline: 23 March 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) has announced a Request for Proposal (RFP) for Civil Society Monitoring of Georgia’s implementation of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda. Goals The goals of the NAP 1325 include: Women’s meaningful participation in preventing conflict and contributing to peace and security Empowerment of women, girls and communities affected by conflicts economically and socially … [Read more...]

The British Embassy in Baghdad: Seeking Concept Notes for FCO Programme Funding in Iraq

Deadline: 16 March 2017 The British Embassy in Baghdad is accepting concept notes for the financial year 2017-18 under Rules-Based International System Fund and the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) Programme Funding. Priorities & Grant Size Develop understanding of the attitudes specific sectors of the community have towards victims of sexual and gender based violence in conflict in particular those groups who have contact with survivors e.g. Police, lawyers/judges, … [Read more...]

DFID Call for Applications: Civil Society Support Programme Phase II

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for its Civil Society Support Programme Phase II. Programme Components Component A: It will establish partnerships with global and British businesses to improve economic opportunities for women in their supply chains. It will work with businesses that have established supply chains in DFID countries, to: Identify and address barriers to low-income women’s participation … [Read more...]

European Union: Seeking Proposals for Women and Sustainable Energy Program

Deadline: 25 April 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for “Women and Sustainable Energy” program with an aim to promote women's entrepreneurship and economic empowerment in the sustainable energy sector/value chain. Objectives To create jobs and/or entrepreneurship opportunities in developing countries for women; To increase capacities of women to operate in the sustainable energy sector; To raise awareness within communities, … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2017 UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education!

Deadline: 5 May 2017 Nominations are open for the 2017 United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education with a motive to improve and promote the educational prospects of girls and women and in turn, the quality of their lives. The purpose of the Prize is to reward outstanding innovation and contributions made by individuals, institutions and organizations to advance girls’ and women’s education. The two Prize winners will be … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Czech Republic: Seeking Applicants for Women’s Empowerment Grant

Deadline: 9 April 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Prague, Czech Republic is currently soliciting proposals for its "Women’s Empowerment Grant" with an aim to promote gender equality, remove barriers to leadership opportunities and combat stereotypes, including by engaging men in these efforts. Thematic Areas The U.S. Embassy in Prague will consider grants with the following themes: Supporting women’s political participation at the local, regional and national levels, including through … [Read more...]

Applications Open for AmplifyChange Network Grants: Inviting CSOs from sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia

Deadline: 4 April 2017 AmplifyChange is currently seeking proposals for its Network grants from Southern-based organisations capable of supporting multiple small-to-medium sized civil society organisations to contribute to the development of stronger, more inclusive movements for SRHR. After almost two years of grant-making, AmplifyChange is now providing direct support to over 250 small-to-medium sized civil society organisations through its Opportunity and Strengthening Grants. These grants … [Read more...]

TWAS: OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World

Deadline: 1 September 2017 The Elsevier Foundation, the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) and TWAS are currently seeking nominations for an award to recognize and spotlight talented early career women scientists living and working in developing countries. Benefits Five women scientists from Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean are celebrated each year for their research excellence, receiving a cash prize of USD5,000, a year’s free … [Read more...]

Nordic Council of Minister: Seeking Applications for Gender Equality Fund 2017

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Nordic Council of Minister is accepting applications from at least three Nordic countries for its 2017 Nordic Gender Equality Fund to promote gender equality. The purpose of the fund is to stimulate Nordic gender equality cooperation within the framework of the gender equality ministers’ cooperation programme and the priorities therein. Prioritised Themes                              The themes are: Welfare and innovation Gender equality in the … [Read more...]

The Human Rights Fund: Inviting NGOs, CSOs to Promote & Protect Human Rights in Colombia

Deadline: 23 March 2017 The UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s global funds are calling for bids for “The Human Rights Funds” to support human rights and democracy work overseas. The UK’s Human Rights Funds aim to make a difference to people’s lives, helping to build the capacity of governments and civil society to promote and protect human rights. Objectives and Priorities Prevention of Sexual Violence in Conflict/Women, Peace and Security Priority areas for Colombia: … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State Bureau of PRM: NGO Programs benefiting Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Thailand, Malaysia & Indonesia

Deadline: 5 April 2017 The U.S. Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) is seeking applications for its "NGO programs benefiting refugees and asylum seekers in Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia". Priority Areas Protection, including child protection and/or addressing gender-based violence as applicable Education Healthcare Water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) Livelihoods Emergency shelter Nutrition and food security Psychosocial … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for HeForShe Impact Awards 2017!

Deadline: 24 April 2017 The Singapore Committee for UN Women is seeking applications for its HeForShe Impact Awards 2017 in search of Gender Equality Influencers. The Singapore-driven initiative recognises men and women who are active promoters of gender equality in the workplace and in their community. The HeForShe Impact Awards aim to recognise men and women in Singapore who promote gender equality though initiatives that they have championed; inspiring steps that they have taken, and … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: TIMEP Non-Resident Fellowship Program

Deadline: 14 April 2017 The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP) is currently accepting applications for its Non-Resident Fellowship Program. TIMEP non-resident fellows contribute to TIMEP’s mission to inform international policymakers and influence global policy discussions on developments happening in the Middle East and North Africa. The call seeks applicant proposals for non-resident fellows, who will contribute to TIMEP’s mission through development of research, analysis, and … [Read more...]

CSSD Call for Proposals: Reporting Grants on Religion and Gender Violence

Deadline: 15 March 2017 Columbia University’s Center for the Study of Social Difference (CSSD) has announced a competition for reporting grants for Media Fellows who will join a new initiative on “Religion and the Global Framing of Gender Violence.” Supported by a grant from the Henry Luce Foundation, this project seeks to bring together an international community of scholars, practitioners, journalists, and activists to study the role of religion in naming, framing, and governing gendered … [Read more...]

UN Women Request for Proposals: Strengthening Engagement of Migrant Worker Organisations and CSOs with ASEAN Bodies

Deadline: 10 March 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is seeking applications for its program entitled "Strengthening Engagement of Migrant Worker Organisations and CSOs with ASEAN Bodies" to prevent the exploitation of women migrant workers in ASEAN through the use of evidence based knowledge to influence policy advocacy and through capacity development of ASEAN and migrant worker institutions to engage and dialogue. UN Women ROAP is … [Read more...]

DFID: Mozambique Social Protection Support Programme

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently implementing a programme of support to social protection (Social Protection Support, SPS) in Mozambique, which has recently been extended through a Business Case Amendment from September 2016 – March 2020. Within this extension period a Technical Assistance and Innovation Facility (TAIF) will be established to provide assistance, build capacity and drive forward innovations in social protection systems … [Read more...]

IDB 2017 Call for Proposals: Promoting Regional Public Goods in Latin America and the Caribbean

Deadline: 26 April 2017 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has launched a 2017 Call for Proposals under the Initiative for the Promotion of Regional Public Goods in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), which supports projects aimed at resolving shared challenges and seizing opportunities for development through regional cooperation among at least three countries. The Regional Public Goods (RPG) Initiative of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is based on the premise that the … [Read more...]

UN China Call for Proposals: Inviting CSOs for Gender Fund for Search and Advocacy (CGP)

Deadline: 2 April 2017 The United Nations in China has announced 8th Call for Proposals for the Gender Fund for Research and Advocacy (CGF). Themes Gender Equality and Philanthropy/CSR: This theme encompasses gender equality in philanthropic endeavors/charitable giving, as well as gender equality in companies’ internal and external CSR initiatives, such as workplace issues, supply chains, etc. Gender Equality and Education: This theme encompasses the inclusion of gender into any … [Read more...]

Women’s Fund from the South Call for Proposals: Leading from the South for the Latin American and the Caribbean Region

Deadline: 20 March 2017 Fondo de Mujeres del Sur - Women’s Fund from the South (Latin America and the Caribbean) together with the African Women’s Development Fund (Africa and the MENA Region), the South Asia Women Fund (Asia) and the International Indigenous Women’s Forum, supported and financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, has currently announced its call for proposals of Leading from the South (LFS) for the Latin American and the Caribbean Region. Leading from the … [Read more...]

PFAN-Asia Call for Proposals: Addressing Women Entrepreneurship in Clean Energy & Smart Solutions for Adaptable Communities in Asia

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The USAID Private Financing Advisory Network-Asia (USAID PFAN-Asia) has launched two calls for proposals in Asia Region: Women-Led Clean Energy Businesses and Projects: The USAID Private Financing Advisory Network-Asia (USAID PFAN-Asia), the International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy (ENERGIA) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB), announce a call for proposals for women entrepreneurs in clean energy. Smart Solutions for Adaptable Communities and … [Read more...]

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