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.

UN Women CFPs: Strengthening First Line Responders and Empowering Refugee Women and Girls in Turkey to Combat and Overcome SGBV

Deadline: 14 February 2019 UN Women is inviting non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and academic institutions working in the areas of women’s empowerment, gender equality, violence against women, community engagement, conflict resolution, social inclusion, elimination of violence against women, refugee response and resilience to submit proposals to implement activities and deliver results under respective outputs mentioned below. This call for proposals is launched within the context of … [Read more...]

DFAT’s International Relations Grants Program Australia-Indonesia Institute (AII) 2019

Deadline: 21 March 2019 The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade is seeking applications for its Australia-Indonesia Institute (AII) 2019 grant to foster links between Australia and Indonesia by increasing cultural awareness, promoting cooperation and exchange, and enhancing understanding between the two nations. Priority Areas The Australia-Indonesia Institute (AII) has identified the following priority areas for its grant round: Social initiatives (including entrepreneurship, … [Read more...]

Status of Women Canada Call for Proposals: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Commemoration Fund

Deadline: 28 March 2019 Status of Women Canada is currently inviting eligible organizations for its Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Commemoration Fund to support Indigenous organizations to work with families, survivors and/or communities to develop and implement commemoration initiatives. Objectives The objectives of the Commemoration Fund are to: Honour the lives and legacies of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls and LGBTQ2S individuals; and, … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Strengthen Inclusion by Promoting the Rights of Vulnerable Groups and Individuals and Promoting the role of Women and Youth as Agents of Development and Change

Deadline: 19 March 2019 The European Commission is currently seeking proposals to strengthen inclusion of vulnerable groups and persons, especially women and youth with a particular focus on structurally disadvantaged regions. The specific objectives of this call for proposals are declined in two lots. Lot 1 is financed under thematic line CSO and Lot 2 financed under EIDHR: Lot 1 : "Promotion of the role of women and youth (especially young women) as agents of development and … [Read more...]

UN Women: Increased Access to Services for Woman and Girl Survivors of Violence and Implementation of Prevention Initiatives in Turkey

Deadline: 28 February 2019 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is currently inviting civil society organizations/non-governmental organizations working on gender equality and ending violence against women from a women’s rights perspective to submit proposals that aim at: Activity 1) Implementing innovative strategies that contribute to communities’ greater understanding of favourable attitudes and behaviours towards gender equality and … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Chile: 2019 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund

Deadline: 28 February 2019 Do you have a great public service project in mind, but need funding to get it off the ground? Are you ready to use the skills and knowledge you gained during your exchange experience? If yes, then you and your team of alumni could apply for and win up to $25,000 through the 2019 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund competition. U.S. Embassy in Chile is seeking applications for its 2019 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) to provide small grants to teams of … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2019 Rwanda Woman of Courage Award

Deadline: 18 February 2019 The U.S. Embassy has announce that nominations are now being accepted for the 2019 Rwanda Woman of Courage Award. This annual award recognizes women from around the country who have demonstrated exceptional courage and leadership in advocating for peace, justice, human rights, gender equality, and women’s empowerment in Rwanda. The first U.S. Embassy Rwanda Woman of Courage Award was launched in 2015. The Woman of Courage Award honors women who are making … [Read more...]

IWMF’s 2019 Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship: Inviting Women Journalists around the World

Deadline: 7 March 2019 The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is currently accepting applications for its 2019 Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship which gives academic and professional opportunities to women journalists committed to human rights and social justice reporting. The fellow will be based at the Center for International Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts as a research associate during the first several months of the … [Read more...]

2019 Feminist and Transformational Leadership Development Programme for African Women

Deadline: 28 February 2019 Akina Mama wa Afrika (AMwA) with support from UN Women Eastern and Southern Africa (ESARO) is seeking applications from African women leaders for the 2019 Feminist and Transformational Leadership Development Programme to be held under the auspices of the African Women’s Leadership Institute (AWLI,) which is a space for catalyzing and nurturing feminist and transformational leaders to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment on the African continent and … [Read more...]

EU CFPs: Closing Gender Gaps over Life Cycle-Work-Life Balance for Women and Men

Deadline: 16 May 2019 European Commission is seeking proposals to national authorities on closing gender gaps over the life cycle - work-life balance for women and men - a better sharing of care. The restricted call for proposals will focus on the gender gaps over the life-cycle, looking at work-life balance for women and men, including through a better sharing of care. The aim is to support Member States in raising awareness and tackling gender stereotypes with regard to roles in work … [Read more...]

European Commission: Inviting Proposals for Combating all forms of Violence against Children, Young People and Women

Deadline: 13 June 2019 European Commission is seeking applications for proposals to prevent and combat all forms of violence against children, young people and women. This call aims to fund targeted, practical projects ensuring maximum tangible and demonstrable benefits and impacts on the lives of beneficiaries. Research activities are not excluded, but the accent is put on the practical side and projects should include a combination of elements to form a coherent whole. While the projects … [Read more...]

Government of Canada: Call for Proposals for 2019-2020 Family Violence Prevention Program

Deadline: 8 March 2019 Government of Canada is seeking proposals for its 2019-2020 Family Violence Prevention Program (FVPP) to support the day-to-day operations of shelters on reserve and provides funding for community-driven proposals for family violence prevention projects on and off reserve. Priority Themes outreach to Indigenous youth on the prevention of family violence empowerment of Indigenous women and girls to reduce the risk of vulnerability to violence vulnerability … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of INL: Afghanistan Vulnerable Post-Incarcerated Women Transitional Houses

Deadline: 28 February 2019 The United States Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs INL is seeking applications from qualified U.S. and non-U.S. based non-governmental (NGOs)/non-profit organizations or Educational Institutions for a Grant to implement a program entitled “Afghanistan Vulnerable Post-Incarcerated Women Transitional Houses.” This project will support the over-arching goals of: strengthening criminal justice systems to be … [Read more...]

Global Affairs Canada announced Call for Preliminary Proposals Women as agents of change in the Americas

Deadline: 13 March 2019 Global Affairs Canada has announced a Call for Preliminary Proposals under Women as agents of change in the Americas. The submission of a preliminary proposal is the first stage of a two-stage application process. Funding cannot be provided on the basis of a preliminary proposal. Applicant's preliminary proposal must document the ways in which their project would address root causes and structural barriers of gender inequality and focus on one or more of the … [Read more...]

TIAW: Inviting Nominations for World of Difference 100 Awards

Deadline: 31 March 2019 The International Alliance for Women (TIAW) is inviting nominations for 2018-2019 World of Difference 100 Award 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, we want you to tell us … [Read more...]

Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion: 2019 Call for Official Development Assistance

Deadline: 15 February 2019 The Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion (MFTP) has launched a call for development projects, subsidised by a 90% Government grant, to be implemented by CVO-registered non-governmental organisations in North and Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East, preferably where Malta has diplomatic representation. Objectives The main area/s or activity of the proposed project should address at least one or more of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) … [Read more...]

Apply for the 3rd Round of Women’s Digital Safety Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 15 February 2019 Defenddefenders is inviting applicants for the 3rd round of Women’s Digital Safety Fellowship Program starting March 2019. Two years ago, they started the work of building a community of tech-savvy East African women ready to stand up and defend digital rights and digital safety while fighting online harassment in their communities. Since then 21 amazing women from Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Ethiopia, Sudan, South Sudan and Tanzania have been trained to … [Read more...]

Apply for YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa Program

Deadline: 11 February 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa with an aim to promote three models designed to identify and empower young leaders: the YALI Mandela Washington Fellowship, YALI Network, and the Regional Leadership Centers across Africa. The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) was launched by former President of the United States Barack Obama as a signature effort to invest in the next generation of African leaders. The need to … [Read more...]

Applications Open for HEVA’s Young Women in Creative Industries Fund in Kenya

Deadline: 25 February 2019 HEVA in collaboration with JENGA CCI/Goethe-Institut Kenya is currently accepting applications for its Young Women in Creative Industries Fund. HEVA has designed a facility focused on young women in creative enterprises, looking to increase their production capacities, launch new product lines, invest in new technology and expand their distribution networks in the East Africa market. This facility is directed at supporting the applicants’ working capital needs as … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya: Building Resilient Communities by Defending Women’s Rights

Deadline: 15 March 2019 The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi has announced an open competition for organizations to submit applications to design and implement an innovative program to empower women voices on the Kenyan coast.  Proposals must include a legal aid component in conjunction with a law school with a campus on the coast. The project implementers will identify participants from different communities and sub-regions on the Kenyan coast, connect them to each … [Read more...]