African Women’s Development Fund: Focusing on Respect for Women’s Human Rights

Deadline: 19 September 2016

The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) is seeking applicants from local, national, sub-regional and regional organisations in Africa working towards women’s empowerment. The AWDF is an institutional capacity-building and programme development fund, which aims to help build a culture of learning and partnerships within the African women’s movement.

The vision of AWDF is for women to live in a world where there is social justice, equality and respect for women’s human rights.

Thematic Areas

  • Women’s Human Rights (WHR)
  • Economic Empowerment and Livelihoods (EEL)
  • Health and Reproductive Rights (HRR)
  • Governance Peace and Security (GPS)
  • Arts Culture and Sports (ACS) and
  • HIV/AIDS

Grants Information

  • Eligible projects should have a budget ranging from $10,000 to $20.000.
  • The grant period will be for one year from the date of award.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The Organisations can be local, national, sub-regional or regional African women’s organisations, from any part of Africa.
  • Applicant organisation must have been in existence for at least 3 years
  • The organization must be duly registered, at least with its local government structure
  • The organization must be led by a woman
  • The organization must have the needed organizational structures
  • The organization must have an appreciable financial management system
  • The organization must be capable of reporting back on the outcomes of the project
  • The organization must be highly recommended by a donor agency, a grantee or partner of AWDF or the local government office
  • The applying organization must complete the necessary application forms

How to Apply

Interested organisations should send in their proposals to the AWDF secretariat in Accra through the given website.

Eligible Countries:

Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Cote d’Ivorie, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania,Togo,Tunisia,Uganda,Zambia,Zimbabwe.

For more information, please visit African Women’s Development Fund.

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