UN Women Trust Funds

Grants and Resources for NGOs in 2013

A list of grants and resources for the year 2013

2014 Project Inspire Finalist: Aakar Innovations – The local Men Bringing Respect and Loss to Women in India

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28-year-old Sombodhi Ghosh, from India once realised the female helpers around him were being shunned during their monthly menstrual cycle, the incident ultimately led him on an unexpected career path. In 2011, Sombodhi co-founded Aakar Innovations (Aakar), a company which creates low-cost sanitary napkins. Now, he plans to teach rural women to make and sell […]

Project Inspire 2014 Finalists: Going to School – The Transformative Power of Going to School, in India

Project Inspire 2014 Finalists: Going to School – The Transformative Power of Going to School, in India Shrutikantha Kandali from India along with her teammates: 33-year-old Nishi Arora, 30-year-old Satyam Vyas, and Ranjeet Kumar, 30 – was recently named as a finalist in the 2014 Singapore Committee for UN Women and MasterCard Project Inspire competition, […]

2014 Project Inspire Runner Up-: Riverkids- From Trash Collector to Fashion Designer

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2014 Project Inspire Runner Up-:  Riverkids- From Trash Collector to Fashion Designer Sara Gingold, 23, from Australia, is a volunteer for Cambodian-Singaporean non-profit organisation, Riverkids. Sara – along with her teammates; Peo Bona, 30, from Cambodia, and Elaine Woon, 42, from Singapore who was recently named as a finalist in the 2014 Singapore Committee for […]

THET Invites Proposal for Health Partnership Project Grants

Deadline: 19 April 2015 The Tropical Health and Education Trust (THET) is calling applications for additional Health Partnership Project Grants. The grants form part of the Health Partnership Scheme (HPS), which is a six-year programme that funds health partnerships to carry out training and capacity-building projects in low- and middle-income countries. Funding Available There are […]

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

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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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