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Women and Girl’s Empowerment Grant Program – Ghana

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted April 12, 2020 from Brazil
Expired on May 7, 2020
Notice of Funding Opportunity: Public Affairs Small Grants
Notice of Funding Opportunity: Public Affairs Small Grants

Eligibility:
1. All submitted proposals must address at least one of the two U.S. foreign policy objectives:
a) Empowering Women and Girls – Projects enhance or support empowerment of women and girls through educational, entrepreneurship, health, or professional development opportunities;
b) Gender Equality – Projects promote gender equality and combat all forms of discrimination based on gender, including preventing and responding to gender-based violence.
2. The project should seek to influence a specific group of Ghanaian residents (based on age, profession, geographic location, gender, and/or other demographic factor) directly relevant to achieving the strategic goals.
3. Proposals should explain clearly other likely sources of funding or in-kind participation.
Projects that include cost-sharing from the applicant or third-party funders will be given preference.

All grant awards are subject to the availability of funds from the U.S. Department of State.
Budgets must be submitted in U.S. dollars
Projects must be completed in one year or less.
Proposals that are selected for funding must be initiated no later than September 30, 2020.
Projects must be completed in one year or less.

Funding Information:
Minimum Award Amount: $10,000.
Maximum Award Amount: $50,000.

Utilize This Offer

The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Ghana requests proposals for funding for its 2020 Women’s Empowerment program. The Public Affairs Section encourages proposals from:
1. Registered not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/nongovernmental organizations with programming experience;
2. Individuals;
3. Non-profit or governmental educational institutions.

For-profit or commercial entities are not eligible to apply.

Proposals must be submitted no later than 08 May 2020 at 1800 GMT.

For more information, please visit https://gh.usembassy.gov/education-culture/public-affairs-small-grants/

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Apr 12
Apr 12

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 attests 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 proposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and then 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 stories too! They will enlighten and inspire your network.

sarah_2
Apr 13
Apr 13

Nice one..
Keep it up

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Apr 13
Apr 13

Spread the word!

Jill Langhus
Apr 13
Apr 13

Thanks, Ana.

acroghana
Apr 19
Apr 19

Thank you for the information. We will go for it under "Project Period 28 Day*.

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Apr 20
Apr 20

Great.
Good work and good luck.

acroghana
Apr 20
Apr 20

Thank you for the post. Pray with US. Stay healthy, stay safe.