U.S. Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina: Women’s Empowerment Small Grants Program

Deadline: 21 December 2018

The United States Embassy in Bosnia and Herzegovina, through the Office of Public Affairs, has announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the Women’s Empowerment Small Grants Program.

This program supports initiatives designed to promote women’s leadership and the political, economic, and social advancement of women across Bosnia and Herzegovina. They particularly welcome proposals for projects that equip women who have leadership potential with the skills and knowledge to advocate effectively for their rights and to become opinion leaders, successful communicators and business women.

Project Themes

Projects should deal with one of the following themes:

  • Economic empowerment of women and girls (proposals may not include vocational training)
  • Amplification of women’s voices and leadership on issues that affect all citizens of BiH
  • Empowerment of girls and young women to become leaders in their schools, communities and country
  • Prevention of gender-based violence
  • Public awareness of women’s health issues

Funding Information

The budget for single project proposals for the Women’s Empowerment Small Grants Program should not exceed $25,000 and program activities should take place between April/May 2019 and April/May 2020.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Non-profit organizations (including think tanks, civil societies and NGOs), educational institutions and independent media that are based and legally registered in Bosnia and Herzegovina are eligible to apply.
  • American or other donor country organizations and individuals are not eligible for grants under this program.
  • Grants are generally awarded only to organizations.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted via e-mail at the address given on the website.

Eligible Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina

For more information, visit https://bit.ly/2Q1cAB7

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