USAID’s Biodiversity APS in South Sudan: Strengthening Livelihoods & Resilience to Shocks

Deadline: 23 May 2016 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications from qualified organizations for its Biodiversity Annual Program Statement (APS) in South Sudan in order to build foundations for conservation, anti-trafficking, land and natural resource management, conflict mitigation, and security, and will enhance women and youth with livelihoods and economic opportunities, through fishing, vegetable gardening and small scale microenterprise … [Read more...]

Apply for 2016/17 Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship: Inviting Women Journalists Worldwide!

Deadline: 29 April 2016 International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is currently inviting applications from woman journalists around the world for its 2016/17 Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship. The goal of the Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship is to provide women journalists with a transformative experience by offering them opportunities to complete research and coursework at leading academic institutions and build reporting skills through internships at major U.S.-based media … [Read more...]

2016 Women PeaceMakers Program: Inviting Women Engaged in Peace-building & Human Rights!

Deadline: 25 April 2016 The University of San Diego is calling applications for 2016 Women PeaceMakers Program (WPM) that is a unique residency program for women engaged in peace-building and human rights. It involves learning, teaching and taking the time to narrate a personal, unique story of peacemaking. Through better understanding of individual human rights advocacy and peacebuilding work, the program aims to build greater cross-cultural understanding and to document the challenges and … [Read more...]

European Instrument for Democarcy & Human Rights: Supporting Human Right Defenders and Women

Deadline: 22 May 2016 The European Union is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations for its European Instrument for Democarcy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Programme. The EIDHR represents a self-standing financial instrument for the promotion of democracy and human rights worldwide. Objectives Support to Human Rights and Human Rights Defenders in situations where they are most at risk Support to other EU Human Rights Priorities Support to Democracy EU Election … [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...]

UN Trust Fund: Categories for Invitation and Grants Information

Learn about the different proposal invitation categories and grants information of the UN Trust Fund below. Proposal Invitation Category With its 20th funding cycle in 2016, the UN Trust Fund will fund organizations that qualify for grants: under the three programmatic areas of the UN Trust Fund’s 2015-2020 Strategy; under the “special window” addressing violence against women and girls in the context of the current refugee crisis; and under the "By Invitation only” category Focus … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women

Deadline: 4 May 2016 The UN Trust Fund to End Violence against women is seeking proposals to support  national efforts to end one of the most widespread human rights violations in the world. The fund is administered by the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) on behalf of the United Nations System. The Fund's mission is to advocate for and finance innovative and replicable approaches for preventing and ending violence against women and girls, to … [Read more...]

Apply for Intercultural Achievement Award 2016: Inviting Individuals & Organizations!

Deadline: 4 April 2016 The Austrian Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs is currently inviting applications for its Intercultural Achievement Award 2016 with an aim to identify and award innovative and solution-oriented projects that operate under the umbrella of intercultural dialogue both within Austria as well as on a global scale. The projects either have to be in the process of being implemented or have already been successfully concluded. Focus … [Read more...]

European Commission: Engaging Civil Society in Pan-African Issues

Deadline: 13 May 2016 European Commission is seeking proposals from organisations for a programme entitled "Engaging civil society in Pan-African issues" with an aim to improve the contribution of civil society organisations to continental decision- and policy making processes in Africa, particularly in the areas of Good Governance, Democracy, Human Rights, Peace and Security and Women's rights. Objectives To increase CSOs’ ability to contribute to a more effective implementation and … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for L’Oréal Paris Women of Worth Awards!

Deadline: 29 April 2016 Nominations are open for L’Oréal Paris Women of Worth awards with an aim to recognize an inspiring women igniting social change on a local, national or global level. L’Oréal Paris launched the Women of Worth program in 2006 to empower and support women. It honors and awards women who are actively making a positive difference in their communities. It recognizes the achievements of real women who embody the spirit of the L’Oréal brand women who possess self-confidence … [Read more...]