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Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund (WPHF ) & Spotlight Initiative - Malawi

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted August 6, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on August 17, 2019
Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund (WPHF ) logo
Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund (WPHF ) logo

The Women’s Peace & Humanitarian Fund (WPHF ) is pleased to announce its 1st call for proposal to achieve peaceful and gender equal societies in Malawi.

In 2019, the Spotlight initiative and the WPHF will:
a) partner in six countries (the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Nigeria and Uganda) to channel quality funding to small, local and grassroots women-led and women’s rights organizations, as well as women’s funds, contributing to results under Outcome Area 6 of the Initiative’s Theory of Change;
b) focus on women-led, women’s rights organizations representing and working on behalf of groups facing multiple and iintersecting forms of discrimination, such as those marginalized and excluded due to poverty, ethnicity, disability, age, geography, migratory status, HIV status, among others,

Project proposals should be for no more than US$200,000.

The lead applicant organization must have legal registration/legal status in the eligible country of project

Utilize This Offer

Women’s grassroots / local/community-based organizations are particularly encouraged to apply.
Organizations may apply either to the WPHF or the UN EVAW Trust Fund, but not both.
Applications must be in English or French.
Deadline: 18th August 11pm CAT.
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Jill Langhus
Aug 07, 2019
Aug 07, 2019

Oooo. This one sounds really good! Thanks, Ana.

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 12, 2019
Aug 12, 2019

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply;
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills.
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and use its filters (right upper corner) to find what really suits you.
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others.
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests - tell these stories too. They will enlighten and inspire the sisterhood.