Norad’s Civil Society Department: Funds for Women’s Rights 2018-2020

Deadline: 15 October 2017 Norad’s Civil Society Department has announced a call for proposals for efforts supporting two Grant Scheme Allocations: Allocation 1: Funds for efforts supporting the follow-up of 1325- Women, Peace and Security Allocation 2: Women’s Rights and Gender Equality (Women’s Economic Participation and Empowerment and Women’s Political Participation and Empowerment) Allocations & […]

Call for Applications: Voices Uganda Sudden Opportunity and Empowerment Grant

SUDDEN OPPORTUNITY GRANT: (DEADLINE: 31 December 2017) Through this Sudden Opportunity grant, Voice in Uganda is calling on Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to undertake a collective action to address specific anticipated threats to marginalised and discriminated groups such as women at risk of exploitation, abuse and/or violence, youth, the elderly, indigenous minority groups and/ or people living […]

Call for Applications: Comic Relief Safe Spaces Grant

What are ‘safe spaces’ and ‘platforms’? Safe spaces provide supportive and non-judgemental opportunities for women to come together and freely express their feelings, emotions and experiences without fear of being shunned or judged. They encourage healing, allow them to challenge false beliefs about women and girls’ capabilities and destinies, and allows them to build self-confidence […]

African Women’s Development Fund: World AIDS Day 2017 Grants

Deadline: 12 September 2017 The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) is seeking applications for its World Aids Day 2017 to offer grants to support activities by African women’s organisations focused on young women’s bodily rights, HIV prevention, and intersections with violence against women. AWDF encourages approaches that address the underlying needs to support young women to […]

U.S. Embassy in Uganda: PEPFAR Community Grants Program to Combat HIV/AIDS

Deadline: 31 October 2017 U.S. Embassy, Kampala PEPFAR Uganda Small Grants Office has announced that funding is available through its Community Grants to Combat HIV/AIDS program. PEPFAR Uganda invites proposals for projects that promote HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment to orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) and/or key and priority populations (KP/PP) in Uganda. The PEPFAR […]

Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund (VGIF): Call for Small Grant Applications

Deadline:  2 October 2017 The Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund (VGIF) is seeking letter of intents (LOIs) for its Single-year Grants program to support Community Based Organizatons (CBOs) and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) that are: Governed and directed primarily by women Grassroots and community-based. All project staff must be in-country. VGIF envisions a world where gender equality prevails […]

Australian High Commission Nigeria: Small Grants – Direct Aid Program

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The Australian High Commission Nigeria is seeking applications for its Small Grants – Direct Aid Program (DAP), a flexible small grants program run directly by the Australian High Commission in Abuja (and by around 50 other Australian overseas missions). DAP is primarily aimed at supporting small-scale sustainable development projects and activities […]

The Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development: Call for Expressions of Interest

Deadline: 1 September 2017. The Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development (ICAD), on behalf of the Southern African Nutrition Initiative is inviting applications from non governmental and community based organisations in Canada, Zambia and Malawi to address issues related to HIV, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), Nutrition and Gender through capacity-building projects through […]

Call for Small Grant Applications: AWDF 16 Days against Gender Based Violence 2017

Deadline: 12 September 2017. The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) is currently accepting proposals for a programme entitled “16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence in 2017” with an aim to support the global campaign to end violence against women. AWDF will fund small sized women’s rights organisations on the African continent to lend […]

International HIV/AIDS Alliance: Rapid Response Fund

The Rapid Response Fund provides grants for interventions that respond to new or worsening situations that impact HIV services provided to MSM or the LGBT community. Grants can be provided to civil society organisations that are led by LGBT people or MSM (or have a proven track record of working closely with LGBT people or […]