UN Women Trust Funds

Open Society Foundations’ HESP for Advancing Human Rights

Deadline: 30 April 2015 The Open Society Foundations’ Higher Education Support Program (HESP) is accepting grant proposals for projects that enhance the role of university communities in the advancement of human rights. Projects that address pressing, locally-relevant human rights issues and offer creative responses to these issues, fostering supportive and engaged universities which serve their […]

ELLE Foundation for Women’s Empowerment


Applications can be submitted throughout the year Elle Foundation supporting the development, emancipation and women’s place in society since its establishment in 2004, provides financial support to projects that aim to promote the empowerment of women through education, training and information. Organizations in developing countries should partner with a French or European association to apply […]

UBS Optimus Foundation Call on ECD+Integrating ECD and Violence Prevention Program

Deadline: 30 March 2015 The UBS Optimus Foundation invites proposals from organizations or institutions working in Nepal, Indonesia, Brazil and Mexico for ECD+ Integrating early child development and violence prevention program. The program should aim to achieve one or more of the following outcomes: cognitive development, socio-emotional development, reduced stunting, improved anemia, improved maternal and […]

Development Projects Foundation Advancing Women Bringing Change in Communities

Development Projects Foundation (Entwicklungsprojekte – Stiftung) supports people who wish to bring about a change in their community. The Foundation provides approximately EUR4000 in the areas of health, child, youth and women – vocational training or small business and/or agricultural support. Areas of Interest Agriculture, Food & Nutrition Small Scale Business Children Education Women & […]

South Asian Women’s Fund: Small Grants to Strengthen Women’s Rights


Applications can be submitted anytime The south Asian Women’s Fund (SAWF) is committed to supporting women-led interventions to enhance and strengthen access to women’s human rights and countering violations thereof. It supports human rights in the context of conflict, identity, socio-economic deprivations and in relation to violence against women. SAWF aims at supporting women’s groups […]

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