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Gender-Just Climate Solutions Award 2019: for Grassroots & Women-led Organizations

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted August 9, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on September 8, 2019
Gender-Just Climate Solutions Award 2019 logo
Gender-Just Climate Solutions Award 2019 logo

The Women and Gender Constituency (WGC)
- is one of the 9 stakeholder groups of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
- consists of 20 women’s and environmental civil society organizations, who are working to ensure that women’s voices and their rights are embedded in all processes and results of the UNFCCC framework, for a sustainable and just future, so that gender equality and women’s human rights are central to the ongoing discussions.

This award aims to showcase real solutions for a more just, equal and healthy planet.

Three top ‘Award Winners’ will be identified and will each receive:
- a Seed Grant of 2000 Euros; travel for one representative to attend the Awards Ceremony (Santiago, Chile; December 2019);
- 1-year of mentorship activities from the members of the WGC

All types of NGO activist, grassroots and women-led organizations and groups working on issues related to climate change from all over the world are encouraged to apply.

Utilize This Offer

Only non-governmental initiatives are eligible (local or national government initiatives cannot be considered).

The activity/initiative should either already have been completed or should be in current operation.

Deadline: 9 September 2019, 5pm EST

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Jill Langhus
Aug 11, 2019
Aug 11, 2019

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.