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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

USAID/India seeking applications from NGOs for India Partnerships Program

Deadline: 30 March 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced a call for proposals from qualified NGOs (and also for-profit and governmental organizations) to apply for the India Partnerships Program (IPP) under the Annual Program Statement (APS). The IPP supports testing, adoption and scaling of creative or innovative solutions to meet development challenges in the areas of health, food security, clean energy, gender equality, female empowerment, … [Read more...]

U.S Department of State Bureau of INL: Promoting Gender Equality in Pakistan’s Justice System

Deadline: 28 April 2016 The United States Department of State Bureau of INL is seeking applications from qualified Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and other qualified organizations for a Grant/Cooperative to implement a program entitled “Promoting Gender Equality in Pakistan’s Justice System” to promote the rule of law and support women’s empowerment across the world. INL Pakistan’s gender priorities are divided into three pillars: gender mainstreaming by providing services and … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2016 WWSF Prize for Women’s Creativity in Rural Life!

Deadline: 30 April 2016 The Women’s World Summit Foundation (WWSF) is currently inviting applicants for its 22nd annual Prize for women’s creativity in rural life, honoring and awarding creative and courageous women and women’s groups around the world working to improve the quality of life in rural communities. The Prize aims to draw international attention to laureate’s contributions to sustainable development, food security and peace. WWSF participates in empowering rural women in their … [Read more...]

NFCT Call for Applications: 2016 Greenhouse Women Program for female Israeli Documentarists

Deadline: 10 April 2016 The New Fund for Cinema and Television (NFCT) in cooperation with FES Israel are seeking call for applications for its 2016 Greenhouse Women Program for female Israeli documentarists, with an aim to support diverse filmmakers, and to back a broad array of projects encompassing many different issues, stories and perspectives that enrich the cultural landscape in Israel. The program brings together 12 talented female documentarists from diverse religious, ethnic and … [Read more...]

EU Action Grants: Supporting Transnational Projects & Promoting Equality in Education, Training and in the Workplace

Deadline: 27 May 2016 European Union is seeking applications from the organisations for Action grants to support transnational projects to promote good practices on gender roles and to overcome gender stereotypes in education, training and in the workplace. This call for proposals for action grants is based on the 2015 annual work programme of the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme (REC Programme). The call aims at contributing to the promotion of equality between women and men in … [Read more...]

Inter-American Development Bank: Promoting Regional Public Goods in Latin America & the Caribbean

Deadline: 7 April 2016 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has announced 2016 call for Proposals under the Initiative for the Promotion of Regional Public Goods in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), which supports projects aimed at resolving shared challenges and seizing opportunities for development through regional cooperation. Cross- cutting Issues Gender equality and diversity Climate change and environmental sustainability Institutional capacity and the rule of … [Read more...]