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EEP Africa — Women in the Clean Energy Sector

EEP Africa seeks innovative approaches to promote gender inclusion and create opportunities for women in the clean energy sector. Applicants can apply for early-stage grants between €200 thousand and €500 thousand. The minimum required co-financing is 30% of the total project budget. Eligibility extends to companies (including start-ups), non-profit organizations and social enterprises from Botswana, Burundi, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The deadline for proposals is 02 April 2019. CfP15 Application Guidelines

Israeli Agency for International Development — Course: Agribusiness for Women

Israel’s Agency for International Development (MASHAV) offers professional short courses in Israel in subject areas that include agriculture, energy, health, education, and social development. MASHAV offers a limited number of scholarships to cover course fees, accommodation, medical insurance, and other expenses. The international course on “Agribusiness: A Tool for the Empowerment of Rural Women” will focus on marketing and branding for agribusiness, agro-entrepreneurship, and finding solutions to economic, social, and environmental problems. The course is geared towards African professionals, practitioners and policymakers involved in agriculture and rural development. Deadline for applications is 28 April 2019. Call document

Ashoka — ChangemakerXchange for Social Innovators in East Africa

The ChangemakerXchange Summit in Ethiopia (May 2019) will bring together 25 top young changemakers across civil society, media, the corporate sector, government, and more. The aim of the summit is to build a cross-sectoral network of changemakers that work together to address societal issues in the special theme of “Women’s Empowerment”. The workshop is fully funded for Changemakers based in East Africa. The application deadline is 17 February 2019. Here

Government of Canada — Women as Agents of Change in the Americas

The ‘Women as agents of change in the Americas’ call for proposals provides funding to development assistance initiatives that target gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. Proposed project must contribute to the achievement of gender equality and empowerment of women and girls in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region, including on climate-change issues. Projects can request up to CAN $5 million for two to five years. Eligibility extends to established organizations in Canada or the LAC region. International organizations may apply if they work with a local partner organization. The deadline for submitting preliminary proposals is 13 March 2019. Find the call

ygap — Support for Female Entrepreneurs in Africa

The yher accelerator provides support to female entrepreneurs and female-led impact ventures across Africa. The aim of the program is to provide solutions to poverty by empowering women. The program provides access to mentors, training and a week-long intensive training workshop. Winners of the peer review will receive US$25 thousand in funding and the chance to apply for an additional AU$10 thousand to AU$50 thousand to help scale their venture. Application deadline is 15 August 2019. Find the yher Accelerator Africa

International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology — PhD Scholarships 2019

In partnership with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), icipe announces research scholarships in the African Regional Postgraduate Programme in Insect Sciences (ARPPIS). The programme supports three-year doctoral research studies to prepare young researchers in Sub-Saharan Africa for internationally competitive research careers in insect and related sciences. Qualified female candidates, candidates from less privileged regions or groups, and candidates with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. Qualified nationals of French- and Portuguese-speaking countries in Africa are also especially encouraged to apply. Scholarships cover all costs of the PhD programme including travel, living expenses, medical insurance, university fees, and all research and training costs. Deadline: 11 February 2019. Click here

Civil Society Academy — Zero Hunger and Social Justice

Civil Society Academy, in collaboration with Welthungerhilfe and Impact Hub, seeks zero hunger and social justice projects from Africa and Asia. The submitted projects should focus on (1) rural women and their families or (2) support social activists combating hunger and injustice. Selected projects will receive up to €40 thousand to develop and implement their project ideas. The deadline for submissions is 25 January 2019. Social Innovation Challenge

Climate Justice Resilience Fund — Grants for Climate Change Adaptation

The Climate Justice Resilience Fund seeks grants applications for community-led, social justice approaches to climate change adaptation and resilience-building. Grants are made to women, youth, and indigenous peoples to create and share their own solutions for resilience. CJRF grants focus on four interrelated issues connected which climate change: (1) Water Access; (2) Food Security; (3) Sustainable Livelihoods; and (4) Migration and Relocation. The CJRF grantmaking strategic framework prioritizes multi-year grants and grants larger than US$100 thousand. Non-profit organizations from Alaska, Kenya, Tanzania, Bangladesh, and the India are invited to apply. Letters of Inquiry for the Fall Round 2019 have to be submitted by 19 April 2019. More about the Climate Justice Resilience Fund

Australia Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade — Water for Women (WASH) Research Awards

The Water for Women Fund aims to improve health, gender equality, and well-being of Asian and Pacific communities. Research organisations are invited to submit proposals for the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Research Awards. Applications must be submitted by research organisations or institutions (individual researchers are not eligible). The Funding Round is open to Australian and international non-profit institutions or organisations. Applicants may request between AU$100 thousand and AU$400 thousand per year for up to two years. Proposals should be submitted by 20 December 2019. Water for Women

European Commission — Sustainable Development in Mongolia

The European Commission aims to increase capacity and establish an enabling environment for Mongolian CSOs to address issues of poverty and inequality. One of the priorities under this call is promoting women’s economic and social rights (which may include agriculture) and to increase NGO capacities to empower the youth. Eligible actions include mainly capacity building, networking, advocacy and research activities. Grants requested under this call for proposals must fall between €500 thousand and €750 thousand. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations registered in Mongolia or the European Union. The deadline for submission of concept notes is 29 January 2019. About