EU-Eritrea: Strengthening the Capacities of Civil Society Organisations & Local Authorities

Deadline: 30 May 2016 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its thematic programme “Civil Society Organisations and Local Authorities" to strengthen civil society organisations' and local authorities' contribution to governance and development processes. The programme is divided into two lots: LOT 1 – CSOs (EUR 950 000): To support and strengthen CSOs' capacity to perform their roles as development actors, services providers and agents … [Read more...]

ViiV Healthcare: Call for Proposals for Positive Actions for Girls and Women Funds

Deadline: 26 April 2016 ViiV Healthcare is seeking proposals from organisations for its Positive Actions for Girls and Women Fund with an aim to tackle the harmful practices and norms that limit the aspirations of girls and women and increase their vulnerability to HIV and to fund projects which focus on the reducing the commoditization of girls as well as supporting projects and organisations that advocate for girls and women. Objectives Reduce the commoditization of girls (e.g. sexual … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Niger: Integrated Gender Equality Advancement Program

Deadline: 23 May 2016 The United States Embassy is seeking applications from qualified Nigerien local organizations for a program entitled "Niger Integrated Gender Equality Advancement: Empowering Adolescent Girls for a more Prosperous and Stable Life" that will contribute to the U.S. Mission’s efforts in promoting gender equality with an aim to address the needs and challenges of adolescent girls, including those with physical disabilities, within a positive, nurturing and supportive … [Read more...]

European Commission’s 4th Call for Proposals: Community Development Programme in Cyprus

Deadline: 27 May 2016 The European Commission is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its 4 th Community Development Programme in order to improve the living standards of the citizens living in the northern part of Cyprus. The programme is divided into two lots: Lot 1: Support to Urban Local Communities(1,500,000) Lot 2: Support to Rural Local Communities(3,350,000) Themes Waste management services Cleaning and environmental services Social … [Read more...]

DFID: Future Infrastructure & Economic Development Programmes in Nepal

Deadline: 1 June 2016 The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) is in the final stages of developing the next 5 year plan for support to Nepal. For the Business Case approvals, DFID is soon launching number of new competitive opportunities to fulfill its commitments. DFID will hold two early market engagement events during the month of April to discuss specific future programmes requirements in Nepal. These include: First Post-Earthquake Reconstruction in Nepal – Building … [Read more...]

DFID’s Programme on Preventing Violence Against Adolescent Girls in Ghana

Deadline: 29 April 2016 The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) has announced a five year programme titled- Preventing Violence Against Adolescent Girls (PVAAG) in order to contribute to the prevention of violence against women and girls (VAWG) in Ghana. It combines five mutually supportive components, bringing a holistic approach to the prevention of violence against women and girls that works at the individual, interpersonal, community and societal levels. At outcome level, … [Read more...]

European Commission: Strengthening the Capacities of Civil Society Organisations & Local Authorities in Liberia

Deadline: 31 May 2016 The European Commission is currently accepting applications from eligible organizations for the thematic programme "Civil Society Organisations and Local Authorities 2014-2020” to strengthen service delivery by CSOs and to contribute to the democratic process in Liberia. Objectives To support initiatives aimed at improving legal certainty and enforcement of land rights To support initiatives aimed at empowering vulnerable – women and youth To support initiatives … [Read more...]

International Women’s Media Foundation: African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative

Deadline: 15 June 2016 The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is currently inviting applications from women journalists from across the globe for its African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative. This program is funded $ 5 million by the Howard G. Buffett Foundation and is designed to support journalists interested in pursuing stories that go beyond the well-established path of political instability, armed conflicts, and humanitarian crisis in the region. Over the next four years, the … [Read more...]

Apply for Mama Cash 2016 Grants: Supporting Initiatives Led by Women!

Deadline: 31 May 2016 Applications are open for Mama Cash 2016 Grants that support ambitious feminist and women's rights organisations and initiatives led by and for women, girls and trans people. The Mama Cash was the first international women’s fund in the world and is still alive and kicking. For 2016, Mama Cash expects to approve grants to approximately 20 new groups, in addition to the planned renewal grants to current grantee-partners. Focus Areas Mama Cash supports groups and … [Read more...]

CRDF Global: Seeking Proposals for 2016 U.S. MENA Joint Research Competition

Deadline: 15 June 2016 CRDF Global is accepting proposals for its 2016 U.S.-MENA Joint Research Initiative, to support research projects between young Arab female investigators in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) and U.S. researchers in the agricultural sciences. CRDF Global is an independent nonprofit organization that promotes international scientific and technical collaboration through grants, technical resources, training, and services. Goals Support high-quality, … [Read more...]