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.

UNDP/Bangladesh: Small Grants Support for Human Rights Programme under the Coalitions of CSOs/NGOs/CBOs

Deadline: 21 October 2018 UNDP/Bangladesh has announced a Request for Application (RFA) for its Small Grants Support to CSOs/NGOs/CBOs which is an initiative of Human Rights programme (HRP) to foster small scale innovative human rights initiatives/actions at grassroots/district level with limited management capacity. The purpose of this RFA is to solicit applications and establish partnerships with specialized CSOs or CSOs/CBOs coalitions to enhance the institutional capacity and engagement of … [Read more...]

Embassy of the Czech Republic to the Republic of Armenia: Local Small Scale Projects 2019

Deadline: 18 October 2018 The Embassy of the Czech Republic to the Republic of Armenia has launched its annual call for proposals for the Local Small Scale Projects 2019. Local Small Scale Projects are an integral part of the Development Cooperation of the Czech Republic and are being implemented every year through grants´ programme managed by the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Yerevan. Grant Information Overall project budget must be within 200 000 – 500 000 CZK (approximate … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: African Women’s Public Service Fellowship

Deadline: 1 December 2018 Applications are now open for the African Women’s Public Service Fellowship, made possible by a donation from the Oprah Winfrey Foundation, expands the opportunity for African women to impact for public service in their home countries. The Fellowship provides full tuition, fees, housing or a housing stipend (if enrolling in the Global EMPA program), travel to and from the United States, and a small stipend to cover books and miscellaneous expenses. Fellowship … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: “Women in Finance” Charter in Brazil

Deadline: 26 October 2018 The Prosperity Fund Brazil is seeking proposals for the design and launched of a “Women in Finance” Charter in Brazil. The Prosperity Fund in Brazil is developing a programme that aims to increase productivity, reduce poverty and improve economic growth, by reducing transaction costs and stimulating competition and innovation. Gender inclusivity is promoted throughout the different initiatives included within the Prosperity Fund’s Green Finance programme wherever … [Read more...]

SSRC: Seeking Proposals for APN Individual Research Grants

Deadline: 5 January 2019 The African Peacebuilding Network (APN) of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) is seeking proposals from African researchers, policy analysts, and practitioners working on conflict and peacebuilding issues at universities and research institutions; or regional, governmental, and nongovernmental agencies or organizations in Africa for its Individual Research Grants with an aim to support independent African research and its integration into regional and global … [Read more...]

Counterpart International – ACEP: Women Empowerment Grants

Deadline: 20 October 2018 On behalf of the USAID-funded Afghan Civic Engagement Program (ACEP), Counterpart International, Inc. (Counterpart) is currently accepting applications for Women Empowerment Grants to encourage women-focused and/or women-led CSOs to design, develop and implement activities that enhance women’s political participation in the upcoming elections through dialogues, partnerships and civic engagement i.e. voters’ education, women’s leadership, women’s right, women’s … [Read more...]

ATRC: Inviting Kosovar NGOs for USAID’s Engagement for Equity Program (E4E) Round VII

Deadline: 31 October 2018 Advocacy Training and Resources Center (ATRC), the implementing partner for USAID’s Engagement for Equity Program (E4E) is seeking applications from qualified Kosovar Non-Governmental Organizations to: Conduct complex advocacy and awareness campaigns in cooperation with stakeholders from diverse segments of society and government; Engage in formulation of policy recommendations on select democracy, governance and economic empowerment issues, drawn from … [Read more...]

Women’s Fund in Georgia: Promoting the Development of Feminist Movement in Georgia

Deadline: 1 November 2018 Women's Fund in Georgia has announced a grant competition "Promotion of Feminist Movement in Georgia", whose financial support is supported by the Women's Fund of the Fund. The grant program aims at strengthening of women and facilitating the development of feminist movement. Program Women's groups or women's rights activists will enable the following interventions: Feminist Educational Initiatives (Workshops, Trainers Training, etc.) Advocacy of legislation … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Inter-Community Dialogue through Inclusive Cultural Heritage Preservation

Deadline: 17 October 2018 The UNDP implemented project “Inter-community Dialogue through Inclusive Cultural Heritage Preservation”, financed by the European Union’s Instrument contributing to Stability and Peace (IcSP), has announced a call for proposal for the selection of NGOs/CSO’s to implement practical skills development training for women and young people in Kosovo. Objectives The overall objective of this Call for Proposal is to boost practical skills development of women and youth … [Read more...]

Women’s Fund Asia: 2018 Call for Proposals for ‘Leading from the South’ Programme

Deadline: 15 November 2018 Women's Fund Asia (WFA) is seeking proposals for its Leading from the South (LFS), a programme resourced by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It supports activism devised, implemented, and led by women’s rights organisations in the Global South. The fund is being implemented by four women’s funds in the Global South, of which Women’s Fund Asia is the implementing fund in the Asia region. Objectives & Priorities The grants are aimed to address 3 key … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of PRM: NGO Programs Benefiting Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Thailand

Deadline: 31 October 2018 The United States Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) is seeking applications for its NGO Programs Benefiting Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Thailand. Proposed activities should primarily support refugees and asylum seekers in Thailand. Because of PRM's mandate to provide protection, assistance, and sustainable solutions for refugees and victims of conflict, PRM will consider funding only those projects that include a target … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for Transnet Foundation Grant Program!

Deadline: 31 October 2018 Applications are open for Transnet Foundation grant program that contributes to economic growth and poverty alleviation in South Africa through the provision of sustainable development to organisations/projects that comply with good business practices and are strategically relevant to the objectives of Transnet SOC Ltd, Operational Divisions and Special Units. Focus Areas Health Sports Education Disability Women, youth & children Arts, … [Read more...]

What are some of the open grants focused on addressing women and children issues?

Women and children are considered to be one of the most vulnerable groups in a society. Many large and small developmental projects either fully attempt to address their issues or have a thematic approach to specifically address their problems as part of the overall project goals and objectives. Here is a list of grants (open during the month of October 2018) that have a focus on improving the conditions of women and children in developing countries. 2019 UNWG Charity Programme: Supporting … [Read more...]

Australian High Commission in Port Louis: Direct Aid Program 2018-19

Deadline: 29 October 2018 The Australian High Commission in Port Louis is inviting applications for Direct Aid Program 2018-19 which is funded by the Australian Government in over 60 overseas Embassies and High Commissions. The primary objective of the DAP is to achieve a practical and tangible humanitarian or developmental outcome in vulnerable communities. DAP funds activities that have a direct, practical and immediate impact. Priorities Area In 2018-19, the High Commission’s DAP … [Read more...]

Open Media Hub: Open Call for Stories on Identity and Gender

Deadline: 15 October 2018 The OPEN Media Hub has launched a Call for Expression of Interest for Production Support, a scheme to enable TV and online video journalists in the European Neighbourhood to create content related to the European Union and their respective countries’ relations with the European Union. The scheme is open for Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Egypt, Georgia, Jordan, Libya, Lebanon, Moldova, Morocco, Palestine, Tunisia, and Ukraine. Topic: Identity and … [Read more...]

No Woman Left Out Initiative, Africa: Small Grants Program in Nigeria

Deadline: 14 November 2018 No Woman Left Out Initiative, Africa is seeking applications from eligible Women organizations for the 1st Round of its Small Grants Program in Nigeria with the theme “Pushing Forward Equality & Empowerment of Women for National Impact”. NWLOI, Africa supports the economic and social progress of Women to become real economic players. NWLOI, Africa is looking for innovative and effective projects that address the needs of and involves Women. They are interested to … [Read more...]

Dining for Women: Fostering Good Health, Education & Economic Self-Sufficiency in Developing Countries

Deadline: 24 October 2018 Dining for Women is seeking Letters of Intent (LOIs) for the 2nd cycle of its 2019 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 … [Read more...]

UN Women Call for Proposals: Reducing Violence Against Women in Serbia

Deadline: 17 October 2018 UN Women Programme Office in Serbia has announced Call for Proposals as a part of the UN Women/EU Regional Programme “Ending Violence against Women in the Western Balkan and Turkey: Implementing Norms, Changing Minds”. This project is to contribute to elimination of gender-based discrimination and violence against women through strategic communication campaign for changing gender discriminatory social norms and attitudes at community level in Serbia and achieving … [Read more...]

Amazing Women 2018 Call for Proposals: Empowering Exceptional Women who have a Dream

Deadline: 31 October 2018 For this 3rd edition of the initiative, the Orange Foundation has launched a call for proposals in the 18 countries where Orange foundations and affiliates are participating in the Women’s Digital Center program. The objective of this call for proposals is to continue to empower exceptional women who have a dream, and just need a little more help to succeed. Since 2016, the Amazing Women initiative of the Orange Foundation has helped dynamic, highly motivated women … [Read more...]

Applications Open for The Hilden Charitable Fund in the UK and Developing Countries!

Deadline: 19 December 2018 The Hilden Charitable Fund is seeking applications to award grants to projects both in the UK and in developing countries with an aim to address disadvantages, notably by supporting causes which are less likely to raise funds from public subscriptions. Both the UK and overseas fund policy is directed largely at supporting work at community level. After a major review of Fund activities in 1992, the following grant making priorities were established: homelessness, … [Read more...]