Type of project: Civil society-led, demand-driven initiatives to end violence against women and girls. We will prioritize applications that employ an intersectional approach and adopt the principle of leaving no one behind in working with the most marginalized women and girls (including, but not limited to, indigenous women and girls, minority ethnic women and girls, LBTIQ+ people, women and girls with disabilities, older women, women and girls internally displaced (IDPs) and refugees, and women and girl survivors of violence). In addition, Fund welcomes proposals on organizational resilience and sustainability in rapidly changing and complex environments.
Location: One of the countries on the OECD DAC list. See a full list here.
Eligibility: The Fund prioritizes applications from women’s rights organizations and local civil society organizations led by and for marginalized women and girls; organizations with local or community-level reach. The applicant must be a legally registered entity. Either the main applicant or at least one of its co-implementing
partner(s) must be legally registered in the country or territory of project implementation.
Grant size: $50,000 – US $150,000 for small CSOs (annual operational budget must be < $200,000 (on average) over the last three years. $150,001 – US $1m for all other size organisations.
Deadline: 6 January