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 education initiative, including formal school education or informal education provided by NGOs, etc.
  • Gender and China’s Two-Child Policy: This theme can touch on any gender issue affected by China’s new “two-child policy”, including women’s employment and reproductive rights, men’s role in the family, support for child care, etc.

Funding Information

The recommended grant size for proposals is up to US$50,000.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Chinese government agencies, research institutions, and other civil society organizations are all welcomed to submit applications for CGF funds.
  • Only Chinese organizations registered in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau are eligible to apply and all activities planned must take place in the People’s Republic of China.
  • Proposals submitted by individuals or by organizations without legal status will not be accepted.
  • Applicants are encouraged to partner with other national institutions and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs).
  • Proposals that demonstrate clear and strong partnerships, especially with CSOs, will receive preferential treatment in the selection process. Involvement of both men and women in the project team is encouraged.
  • NGO-like commercial organizations registered under the Bureau of Industry and Commerce are eligible to apply to the CGF, subject to approval by the selection committee on a case-by-case basis.

How to Apply

Interested applicants must download the application form and send it to the address given on the website.

For more information, please visit China Gender Fund.

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