African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF):
a) seeks proposals from all eligible women-led and women’s rights groups and organisations in Africa and the Middle East, for this call;
b) aims to scale up its grantmaking and advocacy initiatives to promote women’s rights, amplify their voices, increase economic opportunities and improve access to spaces of decision-making.
a) is a funding initiative designed and managed by AWDF and 3 other women’s rights organisations: Women’s Fund Asia, Fondo de Mujeres del Sur and Indigenous Women’s Fund (FIMI);
b) supports organisations and initiatives advancing the rights of women facing multiple discriminations. This includes young women; differently-abled women; women living with HIV, economically marginalised rural and urban women; sex workers and lesbian, bisexual and transgender women.
c) encourages applications from initiatives led by and/or including the participation and agendas of these constituencies.
Utilize This Offer
Applications are accepted for women’s groups registered in countries in Africa and the Middle East.
Grants will be awarded in the range of US$20,000 to US$ 500,000 a year, in line with 3 categories.