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 identifying and supporting innovation initiatives to better meet women and girls’ needs and improve the quality and scale of GBV response, protection.
This seed funding may be used for travel, coordination of focus groups to explore new collaborations, partnership building or initial ideation. Grants will be for a maximum duration of 3 months.
Seed funding of up to £10,000 per application will be available.
- The project consortium must include at least one operational humanitarian organisation with strong experience of GBV in emergencies and one organisation working in various aspects of innovation and design practice.
- Consortia should be diverse and may include research institutions, operational agencies, governmental organisations, individual experts, and local non-government or community based organisations, the private sector, or social enterprises. This list is not exhaustive.
- Each project consortium will have to clearly identify a single lead agency.
- Applicants from lower and middle income countries are particularly encouraged to submit applications.
How to Apply
The applications must include:
- Short proposal (2 pages approx.)
- Details of consortium, including letters of support
- Budget and timeline
- Legal registration of the lead applicant
All applications must be submitted through online registration process.
For more information, please visit HIF- GBV Programme.