Indigenous Women's Fund

Taking into account the unequal distribution of power, wealth, and resources both within and across nations, the Fund will attempt to balance its grantmaking in the 7 geo-cultural regions defined by the Untied Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues: Africa, Arctic, Asia, Eastern Europe/Central Asia/the Caucasus, Latin America/Caribbean, North America, and the Pacific.

Guidelines for groups to apply;

The Indigenous Women's Fund is for the advancement of Indigenous women's rights in the context of Indigenous peoples rights, respecting and recognizing the different ways in which Indigenous women organize

  • Applicants must promote the rights of Indigenous women

  • Applicants must address the particular perspectives and challenges that Indigenous women face in their communities and promote women's rights

  • Applicants must be Indigenous women's organizations working in the Fund's grantmaking areas of economic empowerment & community development, environment & sustainable development, information & community technology, or Indigenous women's health & education

  • Groups that submit proposals may work at the local, national, or international level

  • Proposals may be presented by a single organization or as a collaboration among several groups

    The Indigenous Women's Fund will not make grants to:

  • Groups that do not have the participation of Indigenous women in significant leadership and/or management roles

  • Work that does not have Indigenous women's individual and/or collective rights as a primary component

  • Political parties, women's wings of political parties, or election campaigns

  • Non Indigenous governmental organizations

  • Individuals attending conferences or trainings with no plan for follow-up with other Indigenous women

  • The Fund will also train Indigenous women's organizations to conduct their own fundraising, and support their management capacity so that groups will be able to find additional support for their work.

    Application Deadline; 15 January.

    For More Information and Application, Please Visit; Indigenous Women's Fund Website

  • Scholarship 2016/17

    Undergraduate Scholarships,
    Masters Scholarships,
    PhD Scholarships,
    International Scholarships.