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by IDWFED published Oct 14, 2015 12:00 AM
Women-led NGOs can now submit their organizational profiles for possible grant support from the Global Fund for Women for its 2016 grant making. Global Fund for Women provides small women-led organizations outside of the United States grants ranging from $5,000 to $30,000 per year for operating and project expenses.

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CAPACITY BUILDING RESOURCES/Global Fund for Women:

DESCRIPTION:

  • Women-led NGOs can now submit their organizational profiles for possible grant support from the Global Fund for Women for its 2016 grant making. Global Fund for Women provides small women-led organizations outside of the United States grants ranging from $5,000 to $30,000 per year for operating and project expenses.
AREAS OF FUNDING:

  • Zero Violence: Funds that advocate for women's and girls' participation, empowerment, and peace building while challenging laws, policies, cultures and behavior that perpetuates discrimination, violence and abuse.
  • Economic & Political Empowerment: Supports advocacy for economic and legal reform and women’s equal participation in local and national elections and economies. Supports democracy movements and efforts to secure land, labor and property rights.
  • Sexual & Reproductive Health & Rights: Supports campaigns, service delivery, advocacy and education to influence attitudes and achieve policy change that secures women's and girls' full access to sexual and   reproductive health and rights.
ELIGIBILITY:

  • It is based in a country outside the United States. It does not fund US-based organizations.
  • Its primary focus is advancing women’s equality and human rights, with these goals clearly reflected in its activities.
  • Please note that groups whose sole purpose is to generate income or to provide charity to individuals are not eligible to apply.
  • It is a group of women working together. It does not accept requests from individuals and we do not fund projects proposed by or for the benefit of individuals (this includes scholarships).
  • It is governed, directed, and led by women. Women must fill all or most of the leadership roles throughout the various decision-making levels of the group (including but not limited to the most senior decision-making levels).
APPLICATION PROCESS:

  • By submitting an Organizational Profile with Global Fund for Women through its secure online application site, applicants will be under consideration for the 2016 annual grant making cycle. If deemed qualified, these applicants will be contacted and invited to submit a full proposal for funding.
  • Please note: Travel and Event applications are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year.  Currently, applications for Travel and Event Organizing grants are received via email. Please visit the Apply page to download these forms. These applications must be submitted *8 weeks prior *to the event or travel according to the following regions:
  1. Asia Pacific: [email protected]
  2. Europe and Central Asia: [email protected]
  3. Latin America and the Caribbean: [email protected]
  4. Middle East and North Africa: [email protected]g
  5. Sub-Saharan Africa: [email protected]

Source: Global Fund for Women

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