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Advance the Empowerment of Women and Girls in Bangladesh - “Women's Voice and Leadership Bangladesh (WVLB)” Project

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted August 14, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on September 13, 2019
Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF) logo
Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF) logo

Women's Voice and Leadership Bangladesh (WVLB) is a project of Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF) funded by Global Affairs Canada.

Immediate Outcomes:
1. Improved skills and knowledge of local WROs on financial and organizational management;
2. Strengthened skills and knowledge of WROs to advocate for gender equality and women’s /girl’s rights and to deliver services;
3. Increased ability of WROs to collaborate and network at sub-national, national, regional and international levels.

Size of grants:
Micro: Up to BDT 10,000,000;
Small: BDT 10,001,000 to 15,000,000;
Medium: BDT 15,001,000 to 20,000,000.

Project duration: 4 years

Applications only by:
a) Women’s Rights Organizations (WROs), Women Coalitions, Women Networks - registered as NGOs in Bangladesh;
b) The Executive Director/Head and all the members of governing board should be women;
c) At least 50% of the staff must be women;
d) NGOs with proven experience appropriate to the content and size of the grant.

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Goal: to advance the empowerment of women and girls, promote gender equality and protect the human rights of women in Bangladesh

Proposals are accepted in Bengali or English.

Application deadline: 14 September 2019 by 11.59 PM.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 14, 2019
Aug 14, 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 = increase your chances of success!
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 >>> Resources and use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit 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; yes, tell these storiies too... - they will enlighten and inspire your network.

Jill Langhus
Aug 15, 2019
Aug 15, 2019

Thanks, Ana.