UN Trust Fund calls for proposals to eliminate violence against women

Date: Friday, December 6, 2013

New York - The United Nations Trust Fund to End Violence against Women is accepting applications for its 18th grant cycle from civil society organizations and networks. Proposals are requested from non-governmental, women’s and community-based organizations, research institutions, government authorities and UN Country Teams.The application deadline is 22 January 2014.

Applicants are invited to submit grant proposals for a minimum of US$50,000 up to a maximum of US$1 million for a period of two to three years. The complete call for proposals detailing criteria, eligibility requirements and application guidelines can be seen at: http://grants.unwomen.org/.

The UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women (UN Trust Fund) is a leading global grant-making mechanism exclusively dedicated to addressing violence against women and girls in all its forms. It supports effective initiatives that demonstrate that violence against women and girls can be systematically addressed, reduced and, with persistence, eliminated. To date, the UN Trust Fund has delivered US$ 95 million to 368 initiatives in 132 countries and territories.