Stand Up for the Promotion of Women’s Rights with these Latest Funding Opportunities

(May 2019)

We have made a list of various open funding opportunities for NGOs working to promote gender equality and women empowerment. Check out this list below:

Submit Applications for PBF Gender and Youth Promotion Initiative #GYPI 2019
Do you have innovative ideas to promote the empowerment of women or youth for peacebuilding? If yes, then apply for the PBF Gender and Youth Promotion Initiative #GYPI 2019!..[more]

Her Abilities Award to Honour the Achievements of Women with Disabilities
Nominations are open for the Her Abilities Award which is the first global award honouring the achievements of women with disabilities…[more]

USAID: MOMENTUM (Moving Integrated, Quality Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health and Family Planning and Reproductive Health Services to Scale)
The U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Office of Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition (MCHN) and Office of Population and Reproductive Health (PRH) are pleased to announce the Moving Integrated, Quality Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health, Family Planning and Reproductive Health (MNCH/FP/RH) Services to Scale (MOMENTUM) Annual Program Statement (APS)…[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]

Women Photograph Grant Program to Promote Gender Diversity Worldwide
Applications are open for Women Photograph Grant Program which aims to promote gender diversity within professional photojournalism and elevate the work and the voices of female visual journalists…[more]

Submit Applications for “iF Social Impact Prize 2019”
Applicants are invited to submit their applications for its “iF Social Impact Prize 2019” to publish and support projects that contribute to their society…[more]

Nominations Open for 2019 UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education
Nominations are open for the 2019 United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education…[more]

PEDL’s Major Research Grant Program to address Cross-cutting Issues in Lower-Income Countries
The Private Enterprise Development in Low-Income Countries (PEDL) is seeking applications for its Major Research Grant Program with an aim to better understand what determines the strength of market forces driving efficiency in Low-Income Countries (LICs)…[more]

Apply for 2019 Miss.Africa Digital Seed Fund Round IV
Miss.Africa Initiative led by DCA Academy has announced a Seed Fund in Africa that will offer grants to support women and girls in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields to launch or expand their own initiatives that will increase their digital opportunities in IT related training, jobs and leadership roles…[more]

PEP launches a Call for Proposals of “Policy Analysis on Growth and Employment” (PAGE) in Africa
Under the PAGE-II Round 3 Call for Proposals, PEP is seeking proposals for projects that aim to support policy processes through the gender-sensitive analysis of actual policy solutions and address key knowledge gaps and policy needs in terms of the evidence base…[more]

CODE announces Context Matters Research Grants to Empower African Girls through Language and Literacy
CODE has announced its second annual Call for Proposals for Context Matters Research Grants to support an African research agenda in language and literacy. The 2019 theme is Empowering Girls through Language and Literacy…[more]

BKMC announces Program for Promoting SDGs and Women Empowerment in Asia
Ban Ki-Moon Centre for Global Citizens has launched Women’s Empowerment Program for Asian Women to promote the Sustainable Development Goals and foster women’s empowerment in their countries of origin by training their communication skills, crisis management and mediation competencies…[more]

2019 MEPI Local Grants Program to bring Positive Change in MENA Region
Applications are now open for 2019 Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Local Grants Program to foster meaningful and effective partnerships between citizens, civil society, the private sector, and governments to resolve local challenges and promote shared interests in the areas of participatory governance and economic opportunity and reform…[more]

2019 FRIDA Grants Program to Provide Financial Support for Innovative Initiatives in Latin America and the Caribbean
The Regional Fund for Digital Innovation in Latin America and the Caribbean (FRIDA) is currently inviting applicants for its 2019 Grants program to provide financial support for innovative initiatives that seek to explore strategies to promote access to the Internet and the use of technologies to promote the social and economic development of the region…[more]

EU CFPs: Closing Gender Gaps over Life Cycle-Work-Life Balance for Women and Men
European Commission is seeking proposals to national authorities on closing gender gaps over the life cycle – work-life balance for women and men – a better sharing of care…[more]

European Commission: Inviting Proposals for Combating all forms of Violence against Children, Young People and Women
European Commission is seeking applications for proposals to prevent and combat all forms of violence against children, young people and women…[more]

Country Specific

  • Avatar Nanyonga Shamim says:

    Ugandan funds for NGOs do you have

  • Avatar Yudy Chilingano Oscco says:

    Buenos días, tendrá convocatorias para America latina . Perú en tema reforestación, nutrición, saneamiento ambiental?. gracias

    • Avatar Priyanka says:

      Hi Yudy Chilingano Oscco,

      Thank you for contacting fundsforNGOs. Unfortunately, our services are only available in English and we are only able to respond to queries written in English.

      Good luck!

  • Avatar Achibela says:


    I am from Kenya ,am looking for opportunities for funding for a Community Based Organization with focus on OVCs, youth and women.

    Any link will be highly appreciated.

    Best Regards.

  • Avatar Papy says:

    Opportunity from DR Congo?

  • Avatar Nituhee says:

    searching for small and medium entrepreneurial development for women in Nepal…is there some matching fund

  • Avatar R.C.Koirala says:

    Can I do some effective work for woman empowerment in Nepal.

  • Avatar David S. Yambasu says:

    Am searching for opportunities for WASH in schools for Sierra Leone

  • Avatar Stephen Tandacy Musa says:

    I am from Sierra Leone, I am looking for opportunities for funding for Community Based Organisation with focus on women’s Livelihoods initiative enhancement.
    Any link will be highly appreciated.


  • Avatar Jonathan Yelevielbayire Angzene says:

    Please am looking for climate smart agriculture grant opportunities for Ghanaian women and men smallholder farmers, WASH grant opportunities for schools, etc, climate smart research grants opportunities

  • Avatar Business Women Forum-Palestine says:

    looking for call for proposals available for Women Economic empowerment for Palestine.

  • Avatar Ildephonse Hakizimana says:

    I am seeking for opportunity for Burundian Community-based Organisations.

  • Avatar Racheal says:

    Any funding opportunities for Uganda!

  • Avatar consult matchano says:

    Hie am consult matchano am looking for grand for communities development am from malawi

  • Avatar Monica Athien says:

    I am from Uganda seeking funding towards land rights, any links would be highly appreciated.

  • Call for Applications: Curator’s Exchange Program

    APEC Healthy Women, Healthy Economies Research Prize 2019 Nominations now open

    EU announces EIDHR- Country Based Support Scheme in Eritrea

    Humanitarian Assistance Program (HA) for Beninese

    UKRI inviting Mental Health Network Plus Engagement and Impact Coordinator Program

    Women’s Fund Asia announces Call for Applications 2019–20 under the “Environmental Justice”

    Fluxus Art Projects for France & UK based Non-profit Organisations

    Submit Your Applications for JFBKK Small Grant Program

    Euro-Mediterranean Foundation’s Standard Grants Program

    The Andrew Wainwright Reform Trust Grants Program in the UK

    Apply for Mobility First! – ASEF Cultural Mobility Initiative 2019

    2019 Ignacio Martín-Baró Fund is now open for Applications

    Embassy of Ireland seeking Concept Notes for Vietnam Ireland Bilateral Education Exchange (VIBE) Programme 2019

    U.S. Embassy in Kigali announces Ambassador’s Small Grants Program (ASG)

    U.S. Embassy Kigali inviting Organizations or Individuals to create an Engaging Makerspace

    U.S. Department of State, OES announces “Gauging Economic Impact of Air Pollution in Asia” Project

    2019 Stockholm International Water Institute Journalist Grant Program

    ENGIE Africa announces Call for Urban Power & Clean Water Solutions in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Applications Open for Large Grants Scheme 2019

    International Visegrad Fund Inviting NGOs, CSOs and Other Public Institutions for 2019 Visegrad Grant Program

    International 2019 Visegrad+ Grants for Contributing to the Democratization and Transformation Processes

    Ireland: Student Bursary Scheme 2019

    Africa Digital Rights Fund offering Flexible and Rapid Response Grants

    Nuffic’s Orange Knowledge Programme to Achieve Food Security in Ethiopia