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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...]

Call for Applications: Regional Youth Exchange Programme on Gender Equality

Deadline: 1 April 2016 Swedish Institute Alexandria (SwedAlex) and the Danish Egyptian Dialogue Institute (DEDI) are currently inviting young people from the EU-MENA region to apply for its Regional Youth Exchange Programme in Alexandria, Egypt, with an aim to conceptualize a gender agenda that is conducive and sustainable. The four days program will include interactive activities mainly based on participant’s insights and knowledge. Themes The programme will address the following … [Read more...]

Social Fund for Development 2016: Inviting Non-Profits to Promote Community Projects!

Deadline: 16 March 2016 The French government has announced a Social Fund for Development (SFD) Program 2016 for NGOs in Kenya. The SFD aims at contributing to poverty alleviation efforts and at meeting the direct needs of communities, as well as building the capacities of the local civil society. Objectives Contributing to social development Giving the beneficiaries a chance to be directly involved in the development process Focusing on education, informal settlements and gender is … [Read more...]

BERSAMA: Inviting NGOs for Gender Based Violence Prevention Program!

Deadline: 24 March 2016 The United States Agency for International Development mission in Indonesia (USAID/Indonesia) is seeking applications from qualified U.S. and non-U.S. nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) for a program to prevent gender-based violence in Eastern Indonesia; entitled BERSAMA “Bersama” is a new activity that USAID/Indonesia’s Office of Democracy, Rights, and Governance (DRG) proposes to begin in FY 2016. Bersama will focus on addressing the problem of gender-based violence … [Read more...]

Be a Part of 9th European Conference on Gender Equality in Higher Education!

Deadline: 29 February 2016 European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) is inviting researchers, professors, administrators, policy-makers, practitioners and students for its 9th European Conference on Gender Equality in Higher Education (and Research) to Paris, on 12-14 September 2016. The European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) is an autonomous body of the European Union, established to contribute to and strengthen the promotion of gender equality, including gender mainstreaming in … [Read more...]

USAID: Supporting People with Disability and Strengthening the Capacity of Disabled People’s Organization!

Deadline: 2 March 2016 The United States Agency for International Development-Uganda (USAID/Uganda) is seeking applications from qualified U.S. and Non U.S. organisations to propose innovative and effective approaches that increase the participation of people with disability (PWD) in USAID activities and strengthen the capacity of Disabled People’s Organization (DPO’s). Areas of Interest USAID seeks applications for projects that integrate people with disabilities in USAID Mission programs … [Read more...]

FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship: Award of upto US$10,000 Supporting Graduate-level Studies

Deadline: 26 February 2016The FINCAD is currently inviting the women from around the world to apply for the FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship 2016 Program, an annual scholarship program supporting outstanding women in the field of finance, particularly relating to the use of derivatives in capital markets and/or financial risk management, and give them an opportunity to cultivate their skills and knowledge.BenefitsUS $10,000 will be awarded to the applicants to support their graduate-level … [Read more...]

Third Wave’s Grow Power Fund for Emerging Gender Justice Organizations in US

Deadline: 9 February 2016 Third Wave's Grow Power Fund 2016 is accepting proposals to support youth-led Gender Justice Activism to advance the political power, well-being, and self determination of communities of color and low-income communities in the United States. The Grow Power Fund is: A long-term investment in youth-led gender justice organizations providing grants of up to $40,000 a year for general support, capacity building and coaching An opportunity for emerging feminist, … [Read more...]

Apply for the Geneva Challenge 2016 Advancing Development Goals Contest, The Challenges of Urbanization

Deadline: 31 July 2016 The Graduate Institute Geneva invites teams of 3-5 enrolled Masters Students from anywhere in the world to participate in the Geneva Challenge 2016 Advancing Development Goals Contest, The Challenges of Urbanization. Three finalist teams will be invited (traveling and accommodation expenses covered) to an oral presentation in Geneva. The Geneva invites teams of students to: identify a challenge stemming from urbanization construct an interdisciplinary analysis on … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals for Non-Profit Indigenous Organizations Addressing Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests Through Video

Deadline: 30 January 2016 The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is currently inviting indigenous organizations to submit a proposal to develop a video of maximum 10 minutes (preferably an animation video) on the practical use that Indigenous Peoples could make of the VGGT. Objectives The (animation) video should: Highlight the role of the VGGT as a tool for Indigenous Peoples to use in land related matters Turn into a tool that will enable Indigenous Peoples to learn about the … [Read more...]

Call for Concept Notes: SEIA Sida Conference Strategic Fund

Deadline: 31 March 2016 With support from the Government of Sweden, SEI (Stockholm Environment Institute) funds events focused on environmentally sustainable development, gender equality, and poverty reduction. Organizations across Asia or addressing issues in Asia are invited to submit concept notes. The Regional Asia Environment Conference Support Programme funded by Sweden aims to promote informed dialogue where different groups and stakeholders can share knowledge in regional forums and … [Read more...]

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