Inspiring Small Grant Opportunities for NGOs Empowering Women and Gender

(February 2019)

Here is a list of open opportunities for Small NGOs working to empower Women and Gender.

The Maypole Fund: Seeking Applications from Women Groups to Proactively Challenge Patriarchy
Applications are open for “The Maypole Fund” from women only with an aim to resource imaginative, non-violent activities by feminist anti-militarist women whether individual women or women only groups – to proactively challenge patriarchy…[more]

Filmmakers Without Borders: Seeking Applications for Filmmaking Grants Program
Filmmakers Without Borders is seeking applications for its Filmmaking Grants which support independent filmmakers around the world via grants and other funding initiatives. Supported projects include narrative films, documentary films, and new media projects that align with themes of social justice, empowerment, and cultural exchange…[more]

Do you know that many International Donor Agencies prefer funding Small NGOs?
Yes. Several international funding organizations actively seek to fund and empower small NGOs because it is easier to work with them. But how can small NGOs get in touch with them? That is where fundsforNGOs Premium membership service comes in handy. The service offers listings of such funders and grants, how to contact them, how to write and submit your proposal…[more]

Fondation Mérieux’s Small Grant Program: Fighting against Infectious Diseases
Applications are open for the Fondation Mérieux’s grants program to improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases. The projects including as beneficiaries mothers and children will be given priority…[more]

IDB: Regional Public Goods (RPG) Initiative in Latin America and the Caribbean
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has launched a 2019 call for proposals for the Regional Public Goods (RPG) Initiative in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), which support projects involving three or more countries…[more]

Large Organizations have plenty of resources to raise funds. What do small NGOs have?
Large organizations have professional staff, in-built databases and training opportunities to raise funds in a regular manner. But what do small NGOs have? That is why, we are offering fundsforNGOs Premium which has updated donors and grants databases, training videos, downloadable resources, grants calendar…[more]

Women2030 Sub-Grants: Inviting Civil Society Organizations from Burkina Faso, Togo, Cameroon & Tunisia
Women Environmental Programme has announced a call for applications from Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to support the implementation of activities under her European Union (EU)-supported project titled: Women CSOs networking to realize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as women2030…[more]

Edge Fund’s Funding Round 10: Supporting those Taking Action for Equitable and Sustainable World
Applications are open for the Edge Fund’s funding round 10 to support those taking action for a just, equitable and sustainable world…[more]

How can Small NGOs empower themselves?
In today’s Digital Age, information is one of the stronger mediums to empower oneself. fundsforNGOs Premium is an online service that aims to provide skills, knowledge and resources for small NGOs so that they can empower themselves to independently raise funds and sustain their work…[more]

Country Specific Opportunities

For United States

Third Wave Fund Inviting Applicants for Mobilize Power Fund
Applicants are invited to submit their applications for the Third Wave Fund’s Mobilize Power Fund which is a rapid response fund that supports the leadership of young women of color, trans, gender non-conforming, queer, and intersex youth under 35 in social movements…[more]

For Liberia

medica mondiale Call for Proposals 2019: Inviting Liberian based Women’s Rights Organizations
medica mondiale is currently inviting women’s rights organizations from Liberia to respond to this call for proposals…[more]

For Germany

Call for Applications: 2019 Girls Projects in Germany
Applicants are invited to apply for ideas and plans for Girls projects 2019…[more]

For Canada

Awakening Grant Program: Supporting Indigenous Women in Canada
The Women’s Inter-Church Council of Canada (WICC) is inviting applications for Awakening Grant which supports Canadian projects to help Indigenous women in Canada…[more]

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  • Avatar Md.Motabber Hossain says:

    Dear friends, Thanks for Funding massage. We are national NGO of Bangladesh so always hope to you for Bangladesh Fund. Please take it heartly cooperation, thanking yours
    Motabber,Executive Director, SRDS, Bangladesh

  • Avatar Michel KOUBA says:

    We are an NGO from the Republic of Congo, Brazzaville, in central Africa. We are in search for grant to implement our project pertaining to women empowerment. So we are looking for donors. My questions is: do we have to give 99 dollars before obtaining the grant?

    • Avatar Ritu at fundsforNGOs says:

      Hi Michel KOUBA,

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  • Avatar Elizabeth Makonese says:

    Dear friends, Thanks for messages towards the good work being carried out around the globe to fund different different NGOs. We are also an NGO representing the upgrading of women in empowering the girl child and women as well as fighting GBV, and as such we are seeking funding for its success.

    Executive Director

    Tayambuka Trust

  • Avatar Priscilla sanyu says:

    Thank you for your help… God bless you.

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