HER Voice Fund: Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) Grant to Influence Policy In Your Country

Deadline: 30 November 2018

HER Voice Fund is seeking applications for its Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) Grant to Influence Policy In Your Country.

HER Voice Fund is giving out grants amounting to USD 2000 for activities meant to influence policy processes. The funds are to address the financial access barriers limiting community based organisations (CBOs) working on AGYW issues to fully participate in various stages of Global Fund processes in the 13 target countries.

Relevant processes include Global Fund country dialogues across the various stages of the cycle (concept note development, grant-making, grant implementation and grant monitoring); and meaningful participation in related processes including but not limited to: HIV national strategic plans, frameworks, policies, guidelines- development and reviews and their accompanying or related monitoring and evaluation and operational plans; as well as strategies, policies and guidelines related to adolescent health and their well-being.

The Community Rights and Gender (“CRG”) Strategic Initiative has allocated funds to HER Voice Fund to support efforts towards meaningful engagement of adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) and community-based organisations working with/on AGYW issues; into Global Fund and related processes for a period of 12 months.

Eligibility Criteria

To Be Eligible Applicants Must:

  • Be based in one of the 13 countries listed in the section eligible countries.
  • Be a registered or unregistered group, network or community based organisation of adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) or young people; or a community-based organisation implementing programs for AGYW and/or youth.
  • Be working on or willing to engage in national policy discussions, program design and monitoring processes relevant for Global Fund supported programs; and with focus on adolescent health, HIV prevention and treatment, sexual reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and gender-based violence (GBV).
  • Demonstrate community work experience and willingness to mobilize peer groups.

Eligible Countries

Botswana, Cameroon, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

How to Apply

Applicants can submit their applications online via given website.

For more information, please visit HER Voice Fund.

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