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Women and Girls' Grants, Fellowships, Scholarships, and Conferences

A list of the latest, upcoming and past funding announcements, call for proposals, call for applications, requests for proposals from various local and international agencies for women and girls.

Call for Nominations: Pan-Africa Youth Leadership Program (PAYLP)

U.S. Embassy in Sudan is seeking nominations for its Pan-Africa Youth Leadership Program (PAYLP) to support U.S. foreign policy priorities by offering secondary school youth (ages 15-18) the opportunity to explore priority policy themes such as conflict resolution, economic development, entrepreneurship, civic education, youth leadership, women’s rights, and respect for diversity. Through three-week, intensive exchanges in the United States, participants will engage in workshops on leadership … [Read more...]

Apply for 6th Young Pacific Leaders Conference 2019 in Fiji

Applicants are invited to apply for the sixth Young Pacific Leaders Conference in Suva, Fiji will take place the first week of March 2019 through a partnership between Cultural Vistas and the U.S. Department of State. This comprehensive conference will provide emerging Pacific leaders, ages 25-35, with new skills and knowledge to advance the region’s economic vibrancy and civic engagement, thereby contributing to regional security and development. A diverse and highly selective group of 42 … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for SoL’s Generation Unlimited Youth Challenge!

School of Leadership (SoL) is accepting applications for its Generation Unlimited Youth Challenge to create solutions that will support the three key pillars of Generation Unlimited: secondary-age education; skills for learning, employability and decent work; and empowerment, with a focus on girls. The contest will engage young people around Pakistan in the design of solutions that have the potential to scale and create significant improvements to empower and promote participation of women … [Read more...]

Arab Council for the Social Sciences: Inviting Applicants for Small Grants Program

The Arab Council for the Social Sciences (ACSS) is seeking applications for its Small Grants Program (SGP) on the themes of “Youth” and “Urban Spatial Inequalities” that aims to support scholars and professionals in the Arab region. This competition is funded by grants provided to ACSS by the Ford Foundation, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida). Program Activities The program funds five kinds of activities: Travel grants (conferences/workshops) Internship … [Read more...]

16 Days Campaign Against Gender-based Violence (GBV): Inviting Youths in Cambodia

USAID/Cambodia is calling on all youths in Cambodia to submit a creative visual response to the following question: How can young people in Cambodia help prevent and respond to GBV? 16 Days campaign theme for 2018: The theme of the 2018 Campaign is “End Gender-Based Violence in the World of Work.” Benefits The competition winners will have the chance to: Lunch with key members of the U.S. Embassy Share their work in the globally distributed USAID Newsletters; Feature in … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for Lead2030 Challenge for Goal 4!

Deadline: 5 January 2019 Applications are open for Lead2030 Challenge for Goal 4 which is supported by Deloitte. The Global Business Coalition for Education (GBC-Education) brings the business community together to accelerate progress in delivering quality education for all of the world’s children and youth. In 2017, during the United Nations General Assembly GBC-Education launched the Youth Skills and Innovation Initiative. Through the Initiative, the Coalition hopes to tackle to challenges … [Read more...]

Applications Open for United Nations Somalia – Youth Advisory Board!

Deadline: 10 November 2018 The United Nations in Somalia is looking for young people from Somali youth organizations from different regions of the country to be part of the UN Youth Advisory Board, and directly advise the United Nations on its policies and programmes related to youth. The UN Youth Advisory Board will help to improve the relevance, mobilization and outreach of different United Nations initiatives among young people in Somalia and help the United Nations to improve its response … [Read more...]

UNFPA Call for Proposals: Youth Entrepreneurship Support Interventions in Mongolia

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), an international development agency, is currently inviting qualified organizations to submit proposals for the selection of an Implementing Partner on Youth Entrepreneurship Support Interventions. In 2018-2021, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is implementing the “Integrated Support Programme for Women and Young People’s Health In Umnugobi” jointly funded by the Gobi Oyu Development Support Fund (DSF), Government of Mongolia, Embassy of … [Read more...]

UNHCR: Call for Proposals for the “Youth Initiative Fund” 2019

Applicants are invited to submit proposals for the “Youth Initiative Fund” 2019 which was initiated by the Division of International Protection (UNFPA) in Geneva to support community based protection projects imagined, designed and led by young people. Since 2014, the YIF has supported more than 100 youth led projects globally that have addressed protection challenges including sexual and gender-based violence, peaceful coexistence, child protection and psychosocial wellbeing. The YIF is … [Read more...]

2019 HYLB Advocacy Grants: Inviting Youth Organizations and Individuals

Deadline: 5 December 2018 Habitat for Humanity is inviting eligible youth organizations and individuals to submit Project proposals for the 2019 Habitat for Humanity Young Leaders Build advocacy grants. The Habitat for Humanity Young Leaders Build 2019 campaign brings together young people from across the Asia-Pacific region to support families in need of decent housing. Young people volunteer, fundraise and speak out for the need for decent and affordable housing as a way out of poverty and … [Read more...]