Call for Proposals: Global Acceleration Instrument on Women, Peace & Security and Humanitarian Action in Jordan

Deadline: 21 December 2016

United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women is accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Global Acceleration Instrument (GAI) on Women, Peace & Security and Humanitarian Action” with an aim to achieve peaceful and gender equal societies.

Program Functions

The GAI has three main functions:

  • First, it breaks silos between humanitarian, peace, security, and development finance by investing in enhancing women’s engagement, leadership, and empowerment across all phases of crisis, peace and security, and development.
  • Second, it addresses structural funding gaps for women’s participation in key phases of crisis, peace and security, and development by improving the timeliness, predictability and flexibility of international assistance. Notably, it will ensure a timely investment in conflict prevention after receipt of early warning signals from women, and will accelerate the dispersal of development assistance after successful peace negotiations.
  • Third, it recognizes that peace cannot be created nor sustained without investment in both the government and civil society organizations.

Funding Information

Project proposals should be for no less than 100,000 USD and no more than 200,000 USD.

Program Outcomes

  • Outcome 1: An enabling environment for the implementation of WPS commitment
  • Outcome 2: Women’s meaningful participation in conflict prevention
  • Outcome 3: Humanitarian/crisis response planning, frameworks and programming which is informed by gender analysis and needs assessments
  • Outcome 4: Conflict resolution
  • Outcome 5: Protection
  • Outcome 6: Peace building and recovery investments which benefit women

Eligibility Criteria

  • National and local civil society organizations are eligible to apply. Women’s grass-root/local/community based organizations are particularly encouraged to apply. Joint CSOs projects are allowed and encouraged. CSOs are strongly encouraged to partner with grass-root organizations.
  • UN entities are eligible to apply, through supporting CSOs. Joint UN projects are encouraged.
  • Governmental entities may also submit projects aiming to facilitate partnerships and cooperation for the implementation of CSOs led projects.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted via email at the address given on the website.

Eligible Country: Jordan

For more information, please visit Global Acceleration Instrument (GAI).

Latest Funds for NGOs

DST Call for Notification of Intent (NoIs): Inviting Applicants for Smart Grids Programme

U.S. Department of Justice: Tribal Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalitions Program

Nepal Health Research Council: Seeking Applications for Health Research Grant

U.S. Embassy in Armenia: Democracy Commission Small Grants Program Competition

Native Voices Rising: Strengthening Native-led Organizations in the United States

Australia Council for the Arts: Seeking Applications for Regional Performing Arts Touring Fund

UNDP Call for Proposals: Peace Building Fund in Somalia

United States Embassy in Tirana, Albania: Democracy Commission Small Grants Program

U.S. Mission to India: Empowering Youth to Combat GBV

International Center for Not-for-Profit Law: Seeking Applications under NGO Legal Enabling Environment Program

U.S. Embassy in Bratislava, Slovakia: 2017 Counter-Disinformation Special Grant Competition

Swiss – Finnish Promotional Call for Eurostars Projects in Life Sciences

USAID/HUB: Agricultural Trade Technology Identification, Promotion and Investment in East Africa

EU Call for Proposals: Grant Scheme for Grassroots Civil Society Organizations (GRS) in Turkey

Inspire Egypt Programme Fund: Providing Support for the Voluntary and Social Entrepreneurship Sectors in Egypt

USAID-Kenya: Crops and Dairy Market Systems Development Activity

U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi, Georgia: Seeking Applications for Media Literacy Program

Call for Project Proposals: EUREKA Celtic-Plus European Research Initiative to Support R&D Projects

DFID: Independent Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Provider for the Good Governance Fund

Applications Open for NYCI’s Artist and Youth Work Residency Scheme Programme!

British Embassy Montevideo Call for Bids: Montevideo Project Fund 2017

U.S. Mission to Saudi Arabia: Seeking Applications for Saudi Young Leaders Exchange Program

USAID/Guinea Malaria Bilateral: Addressing Critical Malaria Prevention & Control Issues in Guinea

Swedish EPA Call for Proposals: Supporting Projects in the Field of Sustainable and Efficient Transport Systems

* indicates required

You have Successfully Subscribed!