UNIFEM Fund for Gender Equality

UNIFEM is pleased to announce the first call for proposals for the Fund for Gender Equality, a multidonor initiative dedicated to the advancement of high-impact gender equality programmes that focus on women’s economic and/or political empowerment at local and national levels.

Launched with an initial contribution of US$65 million (EUR 50 million) from the Government of Spain, the Fund will accept applications from governmental and non-governmental organizations and/or partnerships between or within these sectors.

Grants from the Fund for Gender Equality are highly competitive.

The Fund will prioritize a maximum of 30 innovative, impact-oriented programmes from around the world.

Governmental and non-governmental bodies with programmes in countries and/or territories in Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Arab States, Latin America and the Caribbean, Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States are eligible to apply for a grant from the Fund for Gender Equality.

Each organization or agency is permitted to submit only one grant application per cycle


  • Multilateral organizations (UN organizations, international financial institutions, etc.)

  • Private sector entities

  • Individual public authorities or private citizens

    Deadline: 30th September

    For more information and application, visit: UNIFEM Fund for Gender Equality Website

  • Scholarship 2016/17

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