Embassy of Japan in Bangladesh: Grant Assistance for Grass-Roots Human Security Projects (GGHSP)

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The Embassy of Japan in Bangladesh is seeking applications for its Grant Assistance for Grass-Roots Human Security Projects (GGHSP) to support various development projects with a view to enhance human security at the grass-roots level. There is an increasing need for cooperation by the entire international community to realize a peaceful and affluent society in which everybody can live their individual lives in a humane manner. The GGHSP mainly supports the projects on … [Read more...]

Ribbons of Hope Grants: Improving the Lives of Women in Georgia

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The Ribbons of Hope Foundation is currently accepting applications for its grant program to make a positive impact on the lives of women and their children. Award Information Each year a non-profit organization is awarded a $100,000 grant to promote women and their children. Priority Areas The program/project for which you are seeking funding will improve the lives of women and/or children in one or more of the following areas: Health Education Economic … [Read more...]

UN Women, Mobilizing for Change: Documenting Best Practices to Promote Gender Responsive Governance at the Local Level

Deadline: 26 April 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) Multi Country Office (MCO) for India, Bhutan, the Maldives and Sri Lanka is currently inviting civil society organisations to submit proposals for ‘Mobilizing for Change: Documenting Best Practices to Promote Gender Responsive Governance at the Local Level.’ Objectives To build capacities of Elected Women Representatives/women’s groups to gather evidence/data on factors that … [Read more...]

DefendDefenders Safe Sisters: The East African Women’s Digital Safety Fellowship

Deadline: 25 April 2017 DefendDefenders has announced Safe Sister: The East African Women’s Digital Safety Fellowship, a program for tech-savvy women working in the human rights and media movement in East Africa. Through a combination of self-study, tool practice, mentorship, workshops, peer sharing, and small grants, this cohort of technologists will join forces to take on today’s digital challenges of women human rights defenders. Safe Sister is generously made possible by Bread for the … [Read more...]

USDA/NIFA Call for Applications: Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Fields Program (WAMS)

Deadline: 8 June 2017 The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is currently seeking applications for its program titled "Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Fields Program (WAMS)". This program supports research and extension projects that have robust collaborations to increase the participation of women and underrepresented minorities from rural areas in science, technology, engineering, and … [Read more...]

UNCDF Call for EOIs: SHIFT Challenge Fund for Women’s Economic Empowerment

Deadline: 9 June 2017 The United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) is seeking Expression of Interest (EOIs) for its Shaping Inclusive Finance Transformations (SHIFT) Challenge Fund entitled “Linking remittances as a catalyst for financial inclusion and women’s economic empowerment”. The fund will award matching grants to projects offering either an innovative business model or scaling-up of an existing business model for international remittance service delivery for women in Cambodia, … [Read more...]

2018 Dining for Women Grant: Supporting Grassroots Organizations to Empower Women/Girls Living in Extreme Poverty

Deadline: 24 April 2017 Dining for Women (DFW) is currently accepting letter of intent (LOI) for its 2018 Grant programme 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...]

WWF Nepal: Call for Applications for Small Grant for Government Agencies

Deadline: 20 June 2017 World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Nepal is seeking proposals from relevant GoN agencies for its Small Grants Program to support capacity building, provide technical assistance, and help grab new opportunities that arise in the fields of biodiversity conservation, CCA, livelihoods, GESI and governance. The Small Grant Program for GoN agencies is a non-competitive process and will be used for policy related activities, support in capacity building, innovation, piloting and other … [Read more...]

Royal Norwegian Embassy in Yangon Call for Proposals: Enhancing Women, Peace and Security in Myanmar

Deadline: 21 April 2017 The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Yangon is seeking proposals to fund one media project in Myanmar to encourage and strengthen women’s situation and participation in the peace process in Myanmar. A priority area for Norway in Myanmar is the Women, Peace and Security agenda. Continued efforts are necessary to ensure that the needs and priorities of women are included in peace processes and negotiations. Objective Comprehensive journalistic work, broad coverage and deep … [Read more...]

USAID-Pretoria: Seeking Applications for DREAMS Initiative Namibia

Deadline: 28 April 2017 The United States Government, represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Southern Africa, is seeking applications from all organizations regarding a planned HIV prevention program focused on adolescent girls and young women entitled “DREAMS Initiative Namibia”. The DREAMS Initiative in Namibia builds on the strong foundation of a National HIV Response to achieve HIV epidemic control among adult female populations. The goal of the DREAMS … [Read more...]

Secretary’s Office of Global Women’s Issues: Addressing Gender-based Violence in Laos and Nepal Initiative

Deadline: 5 June 2017 The Secretary’s Office of Global Women’s Issues (S/GWI) announces a funding opportunity (NOFO) for a new program entitled “Comprehensive Programming to Address and Respond to Gender-based Violence in Laos and Nepal Initiative” with an aim to advance the objectives committed to in the U.S. Strategy to Prevent and Respond to Gender-based Violence Globally (GBV). The U.S. Department of State seeks proposals from qualified organizations with the capacity to oversee the … [Read more...]

Miller Center: Apply for GE Healthymagination Mother & Child Program

Deadline: 5 May 2017 Miller Center, in partnership with GE Healthymagination is inviting applications for its Mother & Child Program, offering an impact-generating opportunity for applicant's growing enterprise. The purpose of this program is to accelerate a second cohort of mother and child health care innovators in sub Saharan Africa. Priority Areas The Healthymagination Mother & Child program assists social enterprises operating in sub Saharan Africa that are addressing maternal … [Read more...]

Secretary’s Office of Global Women’s Issues: Advancing the Status of Women and Girls

Deadline: 5 June 2017 The Secretary’s Office of Global Women’s Issues (S/GWI) at the U.S. Department of State announces a funding opportunity for a new initiative “Global Programming Consortium to Advance the Status of Women and Girls” in order to proactively equip civil society and especially locally-based organizations with the capacity, knowledge, and skills to deepen their expertise and influence on Women, Peace and Security (WPS), economic empowerment, and/or gender-based violence … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2017 The Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards!

Deadline: 31 May 2017 Applications are now open for "Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards" with an aim to recognize pioneering individuals who have persevered in their commitment to making the world a better place for women and/or children in the areas of health, education, social reform and esteem. The Jaffe Awards are designed to recognize the spirit and values of Roslyn Jaffe. In 1962, Mrs. Jaffe, along with her husband Elliot Jaffe, co-founded dressbarn. Since then, they have helped transform it into … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Pilot Programme to Strengthen Political Parties

Deadline: 4 July 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Pilot Programme to Strengthen Political Parties” with an aim to support representative democracy and political pluralism through the bolstering of political parties, in line with a multiparty, non-partisan approach. Lots & Objectives Lot 1: Participation of women - and especially young women - in political parties To empower young women to take an … [Read more...]

UN Women: Enhancing Capacities of Women with Disabilities towards Greater Participation in Civic, Public and Political Life

Deadline: 18 April 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)/Women in Politics Programme is seeking proposals for the procurement of a national company/ organization to provide support on enhancing capacities of women with disabilities towards greater participation in civic, public and political life. Tasks The specific tasks required under this Assignment are the following: Preparatory work, including: development of overall methodology … [Read more...]

N-Peace Awards Call for Nominations: Recognizing Individuals who work on Women, Peace and Security

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The N-Peace Network is pleased to announce the Call for Nominations for the 2017 N-Peace Awards in order to recognize individuals who work on women, peace and security by profiling, documenting and highlighting their work and achievements. The Awards are intended to further the cause of peace, gender equality, equal participation, and empowerment of women. Award Criteria The award falls under three main criteria: Sharing untold stories- Women transforming their … [Read more...]

UN Women Call for Proposals: Creating Safe and Inclusive City to Prevent Violence against Women and Girls in Jakarta, Indonesia

Deadline: 15 April 2017 The UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is currently inviting civil society organizations, educational or academic institutions to submit proposals to implement project on Creating Safe and Inclusive City to Prevent Violence against Women and Girls in Jakarta City, Indonesia. This project is part of UN Women’s Indonesia program on Violence against Women – Safe City Initiative. Responding to above situation, since 2015 UN Women Indonesia … [Read more...]

The African Leadership Centre: Apply for Peace and Security Fellowship for African Women

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The African Leadership Centre (ALC) is seeking applications for its "Peace and Security Fellowship" for African Women to build a new community of leaders generating cutting edge knowledge on peace, security and development. The Fellowships bring together African women in the early stages of their careers to undertake a carefully designed training programme in conflict, security and development. This training is followed by an attachment to an African Regional … [Read more...]

UNFPA Turkey Call for Proposals: Inviting Organizations for 6th Country Programme

Deadline: 13 April 2017 UNFPA, United Nations Population Fund, an international development agency, is currently inviting qualified organizations to submit proposals for the 6th Country Programme to identify eligible non-governmental organizations for prospective partnership with UNFPA Turkey. Specific Results UNFPA will contribute to achieve the following results: Provision of youth friendly reproductive health services to vulnerable population groups Provision of humanitarian … [Read more...]