NOW OPEN: Eliminate Violence against Women – UN Trust Fund

United Nations fundingUnited Nations funding for womenWelcome to the Friday post, Funds Fans!  Here’s another one to share with your networks.

The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women has issued a Call for Proposals to provide grants to both small grassroots-based NGOs as well as large organizations for implementing projects that address violence against women.

Grants range from US $100,000 to US $300,000.  Deadline for  Concept Notes:  January 21st 2013, 11:59pm New York Time (EST).

Proposals are invited in two thematic areas:  1) Closing the Gap on the Implementation of National and Local Laws, Policies and Action Plans that Address Violence against Women; 2) Addressing Violence against Adolescent and Young Girls

For large civil society organizations, governments and UN Country Teams, budget requests should be within the range of a minimum of US$ 300,000 to a maximum of US$ 1 million total for duration of two to three years.  For small civil society organizations, especially grassroots women’s organizations and networks, budget requests will also be considered for a minimum of US$ 100,000.

Stay tuned as there will be more funding opportunities coming up!

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