Open Funding Opportunities for Advancement of Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment

(March 2019)

March 8 is celebrated as the International Women’s Day every year and the theme for this year is “Think equal, build smart, innovate for a change.”

To celebrate this occasion, we have identified the top open funding opportunities for women and women’s empowerment around the world.

2019 Mama Cash Grant Program to Support Feminist and Women’s Rights
Applications are open for 2019 Mama Cash Grant program to support women, girls, trans people and intersex people who fight for their rights…[more]

2019 Feminist Review Trust Fund Round 2: Supporting Projects that Transform the Lives of Women
The Feminist Review Trust is seeking applications from eligible entities for the 2nd round of its 2019 program that gives grants to projects in the UK and internationally that support women…[more]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: Women’s Workforce Participation Program
The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) has announced an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for projects to promote international labor standards and women’s right to equal, safe, and full participation in the workforce…[more]

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]

2019 EVAWI Call for Proposals for International Conference on Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, and Violence Across the Lifespan
End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI) is accepting proposals for its International Conference on Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, and Violence Across the Lifespan to promote innovative techniques, unique approaches, and promising practices in responding to gender-based violence…[more]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) in Sub-Saharan Africa
The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) has announced an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for projects that support and promote the Women, Peace, and Security Act of 2017, including the preparation and meaningful participation of women around the world in decision-making processes related to conflict prevention, mitigation and resolution, as well as peace-building and political transition…[more]

AU-IBAR Call for Proposals: Support implementation of Youth and Women in Livestock, Fisheries and aquaculture Agribusiness Incubation
In the framework of the implementation of the Member state funds to “Support implementation of Youth and Women in Livestock, Fisheries and aquaculture Agribusiness Incubation”, AU-IBAR will undertake to utilize these funds to empower African youth and women to effectively participate in the animal resources sector…[more]

SAR announces Advanced Seminar focusing on Women and Development in the Global South
SAR has announced an call for proposal for an Advanced Seminar that focuses on the circumstances of women in the developing world and offers paths to concrete, practical strategies for improving their health, prosperity, and general well-being…[more]

UNCDF launched Women MSME FinTech Innovation Fund for Enterprises in Asia-Pacific
UNCDF, in collaboration with UNESCAP, has launched an Innovation Fund on digital solutions for micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises in Asia-Pacific…[more]

EEP Africa 15th Call for Proposals: Promoting Gender Inclusion across the Clean Energy Sector in Southern and East Africa
The Energy and Environment Partnership covering Southern and East Africa (EEP Africa) has announced a gender-themed Call for Proposals focusing on promoting gender inclusion and creating opportunities for women across the clean energy sector…[more]

  • Avatar Comfort Agada says:

    I wish i have the opportunity to invest on women through these live changing programmes and employment for women
    Thanks

    • Avatar Naa Amerley Armah says:

      Heloo Madam comfort my name is Naa Amerley please I have an NGO that helps improves lives of people especially women and I will be glad if you can help us

      • Avatar Priyanka says:

        Hi Naa Amerley Armah,

        Thank you for contacting fundsforNGOs. FundsforNGOs is a social enterprise that provides fundraising guides, resources, and the latest funding opportunities to help you fundraise better and secure grant funding. We are not a funding organization and we do not provide grants.

        To find great donors for your cause, please visit: https://www2.fundsforngos.org

        Good luck!

    • Avatar stellanahabwe says:

      thank you for the great heart .we have young women involved in child prostitution in Uganda that we are trying to help and rehabilitate ..your support is welcome

  • Avatar ABDUL KADER KHAN says:

    SOIL IS DRAY THFN EARTHI DESTRAYED SAME WHEN MATHER HUNGRI AND ILNESS THEN HER SON OR DAUGHTER DRY NEVER SUCCESS IN LIFE.I CAN NOT SEE,MATHER BEAR STONE HER HEAD IN HOT SHIN AND RAINING.

  • Avatar Maloy Mrong says:

    Can you help for Bangladesh women?

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    Road Safety Trust announces a Programme on ‘Innovative Traffic Calming and Provision for Vulnerable Road Users’ in UK

    Apply for Fund for Wild Nature’s Grant Program

    USAID Social Cohesion and Reconciliation (SCORE) Annual Program Statement

    Cultural Affairs Office in the U.S. Embassy Islamabad announces Call for Proposals

    U.S. Department of Justice seeking Applications for Public Safety Partnership National Training and Technical Assistance Program

    Call for Proposals: Julia Taft Refugee Fund 2019 in Mali

    U.S. Mission to Azerbaijan: Annual Program Statement of Public Diplomacy Programs

    U.S. Embassy in Azerbaijan launches Community Building Initiatives Program

    EU announces Civil Society Organisations (CSO) as Actors of Governance, Human Rights and Development Work

    Apply for UNFI Foundation Grants Program 2019

    Rita & Alex Hillman Foundation inviting Hillman Emergent Innovation Program 2019

    Apply for Stanley Thomas Johnson Foundation’s Conflict and Violence Grant Program

    Help the Homeless Grant to Support Homeless Charities throughout the UK

    Asia New Zealand Foundation announces Media Travel Grants Program

    U.S. Embassy Banjul, Gambia PAS Annual Program Statement

    UNDP/RGB launches a Programme on Strengthening Civil Society Organizations for Responsive and Accountable Governance in Rwanda

    UN Women/Georgia to Support for Gender Equality Measures Among the Private Sector

    USAID’s Lebanon Investment Initiative (LII) Program

    Applications Open for Innovate UK’s Smart Grants Programme

    U.S. Department of State, Bureau of INL: Capacity Building for Nepal’s Judicial Committees on Local Dispute Resolution & Community Legal Education Project

    UN Women seeking Proposals for ‘Social and Economic Stabilization and Strengthening the Resilience of Refugee Women and Adolescent Girls in Turkey’

    U.S. Embassy in Djibouti announces Julia Taft Refugee Fund 2019

    Sida International Training Programme on ‘Sustainable Urban Water and Sanitation’

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