Open Meadows Foundation Funds for Women-Led Projects: Grants of up to $2000

Deadline: 15 February 2016 Open Meadows Foundation is a grant-making organization seeking projects that promote gender/racial/economic justice. The projects must be led by and benefit women and girls. Grants & Funding areas Grants of up to $2000 will be awarded for projects that: Are designed and implemented by women and girls Reflect the diversity of the community served by the project in both its leadership and organization Promote building community power Have limited … [Read more...]

Nordic Council of Ministers’ Funding Scheme for Gender Equality 2016

Deadline: 31 March 2016 The Nordic Council of Ministers with an aim to stimulate Nordic cooperation for gender equality, within their strategy and its prioritizations, are currently inviting voluntary organizations active in the Nordic countries for its Funding Scheme for Gender Equality 2016. Funding Information Funding of up to DKK 50 000–500 000 will be granted to projects, expected to generate both Nordic value and added gender equality value. Eligibility … [Read more...]

Apply now for the Youth for Gender Equality Forum 2016: Call for Applications under Step it up for Gender Equality Initiative!

Deadline: 17 January 2016 Registrations are open for the Youth for Gender Equality Forum under Step it up for Gender Equality initiative that is an interactive and inspiring initiative to promote dialogue, exchange, learning and networking for people engaged in promoting gender equality in their daily lives. The forum will be held from 2 to 4 March 2016 at European Parliament in Brussels. The initiative has been organized by the Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and … [Read more...]

EU Action Grants Combating Racism, Xenophobia, Homophobia and Other Forms of Intolerance

Deadline: 18 February 2016 The European Union is currently inviting Action Grants supporting transnational projects to prevent and combat racism, xenophobia, homophobia and other forms of intolerance. 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 indicative available budget under this call for proposals is EUR 5.400.000. Funding Priorities The proposals under this call will focus on … [Read more...]

Global Social Economy Forum: Allies for Intelligent and Sustainable Development of Cities!

Deadline: 3 January 2016 The Global Social Economy Forum -GSEF2016 is seeking proposals for an integrated vision of development in cities. The forum is meant to be a dynamic and participatory gathering, constructed in collaboration with local and international partners. The core theme of the Montréal edition of this forum, co-organized by the City of Montréal and the Chantier de l'économie sociale, is: Collaboration between local governments and The social and solidarity economy actors … [Read more...]

Humanitarian Innovation Fund: Innovative Approaches to Tackle Gender Based Violence (GBV)

Deadline: 15 January 2016 Supported by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA), the Humanitarian Innovation Fund (HIF) is currently inviting applications from the humanitarian organisations for the seed funding on Gender Based Violence (GBV). The objective for the HIF during the first year of the GBV programme is to lay foundations for successful next steps. This includes identifying the current key gaps and challenges in GBV programming through rigorous research and … [Read more...]

NordForsk Call for Proposals: Research Grants of (NOK) 25000000 for Projects on “Solving the Gender Paradox”

Deadline: 27 April 2016 NordForsk is currently call for proposals for Nordic Centres of Excellence in a newly established programme entitled Solving the Nordic Gender Paradox: Gender Gaps in the Research and Innovation Area. The research funded through this initiative will be interdisciplinary and deploy qualitative or quantitative methods in addressing issues such as: Hierarchies, structural power relations and innovation cultures National policies and institutional … [Read more...]

ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency: Small Grants to Promote Gender Equality

Deadline: 31 December 2015 The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) along with its partners is inviting applicants for small grant facility to provide technical and financial support to upscale the deployment of projects that simultaneously promote gender equality and improve energy access in the region. ECREEE aims to address existing barriers to the equal participation of men and women in expanding energy access in the region, and thus contribute to the success … [Read more...]

Open Society Foundation’s Bilateral Fund for NGOs in Slovakia

Deadline: 8 January 2016 Open Society Foundation is currently inviting grant applications for its Bilateral Fund Programme in Slovakia. The Bilateral Fund will support grant applications aimed at the following: networking and building partnerships, sharing and transferring knowledge, technology, experience, know-how and good practices between entities in the Slovak Republic and those in the donor countries, as well as international organizations. Focus Areas The Programme … [Read more...]

Girls Impact the World Film Festival: Submit Short Films Focusing on Global Women’s Issues

Deadline: 15 January 2016 Harvard College Social Innovation Collaborative (SIC) and Connecther is currently inviting applications from high school and undergraduate college students to submit 3-5 minute short films for the Girls Impact the World (GITW) Film Festival. The film must focus on a variety of global women's issues, including maternal health, micro finance initiatives, child-marriage, sex-trafficking, poverty alleviation, etc. Winners will receive a monetary prize, film distribution … [Read more...]