ViiV Healthcare: Call for Proposals for Positive Actions for Girls and Women Funds

Deadline: 26 April 2016 ViiV Healthcare is seeking proposals from organisations for its Positive Actions for Girls and Women Fund with an aim to tackle the harmful practices and norms that limit the aspirations of girls and women and increase their vulnerability to HIV and to fund projects which focus on the reducing the commoditization of girls as well as supporting projects and organisations that advocate for girls and women. Objectives Reduce the commoditization of girls (e.g. sexual … [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 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...]

MEPI Local Grants Program to Support Organisations and Individuals!

Deadline: 17 October 2016 The Office of Assistance Coordination’s Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Program is seeking single-country proposals for its Local Grants Program with an aim to serve as MEPI’s most direct means of supporting organizations and individuals in the Middle East and North Africa. The Middle East Partnership Initiative Program offers assistance to groups and individuals striving to bring constructive, peaceful and positive change to the Middle East and North … [Read more...]

Apply for African Women Public Service Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 15 December 2016 Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service is seeking applications for its African Women Public Service Fellowship program which is made possible by a donation from the Oprah Winfrey Foundation and expands the opportunity for African women to prepare for public service in their home countries. As fellows at NYU Wagner, African women study in one of two graduate programs: The two-year Master of Public Administration The two-year Master of Urban … [Read more...]

Embassy of United States in Uganda: PEPFAR Community Grants Program to Combat HIV/AIDS

Deadline: 1 September 2016 The Embassy of United States in Uganda is seeking applications from organisations for The President’s Emergency Plan for Aids Relief (PEPFAR) Community Grants Program to Combat HIV/AIDS with an aim to assist communities and local Ugandan grassroots organizations with small-scale development projects to provide care and support to key populations (KP), adolescent girls and young women (AGYW), and orphans and vulnerable children (OVC). Program Priorities for Community … [Read more...]

USAID/Macedonia: Grants for the Protection of Migrant Human Rights

Deadline: 15 April 2016 The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in Macedonia is seeking applications from eligible prospective Macedonian organizations to fund a program entitled “Protection of Migrant Human Rights" with an objective to improve the assistance and services provided to migrants/refugees transiting Macedonia with a particular focus on women and youth and to protect their human rights in line with the UNHCR Refugee Convention. In order to respond to the refugee … [Read more...]

EU Action Grants: Supporting National/Transnational Projects to enhance the Rights of Victims of Crime/Violence

Deadline: 8 April 2016 European Union is seeking applications from the organisations for its Action grants to support national or transnational projects to enhance the rights of victims of crime/victims of violence. This call for proposals is based on the 2015 annual work programmes of the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme (REC Programme) and of the Justice Programme. Aims To co-fund transnational projects that support victims of violence in line with the specific objective of … [Read more...]

EU Action Grants: Supporting National/Transnational Projects to Respond to Violence against Women

Deadline: 1 June 2016 European Union is seeking applications from the organisations for Action grants to support national or transnational projects on multi-agency and multi-disciplinary cooperation to respond to violence against women and/or children, and on tackling underreporting. 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 … [Read more...]

Associated Country Women of the World: Supporting Small-Scale Projects that Involve & Benefit Women

Deadline: 30 June 2016 Associated Country Women of the World (ACWW) is seeking applications for funding small-scale development projects which directly involve and benefit women. ACWW supports projects which are run mainly by women and benefit directly women and / or children. The Associated Country Women of the World (ACWW) works in partnership with its members, offering mutual support, friendship and practical help to women and communities around the world. ACWW has over 460 member societies … [Read more...]

IWMF Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists: Inviting Talented Reporters from all Over the World

Deadline: 1 July 2016 International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking applications from all over the world for Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists which is an incredible resource for talented reporters and will make a real difference in the field of journalism. Founded in 1990 by a group of prominent U.S. women journalists, the International Women’s Media Foundation is a Washington-based organization that is dedicated to strengthening the role of women journalists … [Read more...]

EVAWI’s 2017 International Conference on Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence and Systems Change

Deadline: 18 April 2016 End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI) is inviting abstracts for presentations to be given at their international conference on Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence and Systems Change that promotes innovative techniques, unique approaches, and promising practices in responding to crimes of violence against women. The EVAWI conference takes a multidisciplinary approach to training, bringing together the many professionals who respond to these … [Read more...]

The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture: Young Arab Women in Agricultural Science

Deadline: 15 June 2016 The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) in collaboration with CRDF Global is seeking applications for a joint research grant competition for young Arab women scientists collaborating with US researchers in agricultural science with an aim to facilitate international research partnerships between American researchers and women Arab scientists that will form the basis of long-term, sustained scientific engagement. ICBA is an international, non-profit … [Read more...]

2016 Women Vendors Exhibition and Forum: Creating Opportunities for Women Entrepreneurs!

Deadline: 30 April 2016 The International Trade Centre (ITC) and the Women Entrepreneurs Association of Turkey (KAGIDER) are seeking applications for its Women Vendors Exhibition and Forum 2016 (WVEF 2016) which will be held on 1st and 2nd September in Istanbul, Turkey. This is the premier global event to get inspired, do business and create lifetime opportunities for women entrepreneurs by providing training, improving skills and facilitating meetings with buyers. Priority … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in CODESRIA Gender Symposium!

Deadline: 25 March 2016 The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) announces the organization of the CODESRIA Gender symposium on 9 - 10 May in Cairo, Egypt. This year, the topic of the annual forum will be “Women’s Struggles Today”. CODESRIA is headquartered in Dakar, Senegal and was established in 1973 as an independent pan-African research organisation primarily focusing on social sciences research in Africa. It is recognised not only as the pioneer … [Read more...]

UN Women: Assessment of Ending Violence against Women Commission in Afghanistan!

Deadline: 25 February 2016 UN Women is seeking proposals from qualified proposers for Assessment of the Ending Violence against Women (EVAW) Commission in Afghanistan which is established by the Government to ensure the implementation of EVAW laws at national and provincial level. The Ending Violence against Women Pillar (EVAWP) of UN Women is supporting national counterparts in implementing the national action plan for the women of Afghanistan as well as the EVAW law in the areas of … [Read more...]

Nobel Women’s Initiative: 2016 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program

Deadline: 25 February 2016 The Nobel Women’s Initiative is seeking nominations for the Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program—geared at young women’s rights activists who would benefit from advocacy training and hands-on skill building within an international setting. The mentorship program will commence with a six-week residency period at the Nobel Women’s Initiative office in Ottawa, Canada (late-August to October 2016). Over the past four years the Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program has … [Read more...]

ASEAN-U.S. Science Prize for Women: Supporting, Recognizing and Inspiring Young Women in ASEAN Region!

Deadline: 1 April 2016 The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and U.S. Mission to ASEAN, in partnership with Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and UL are seeking applications for an annual ASEAN-U.S. Science Prize for Women with an aim to strengthen ASEAN science and technical capacity. The 2016 Prize will provide a promising, ASEAN-based, early to mid-career woman scientist whose research focuses on sustainable energy with recognition from ASEAN and the United … [Read more...]

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