Women, Voice & Leadership SA - Deadline 21 February 2020!

Opportunity announcement date: Tuesday, 21 January 2020
Opportunity closing date: Friday, 21 February 2020

South African Women’s Rights organisations are invited to apply for funding under the Government of Canada Women Voice and Leadership-South Africa Fund (WVL SA). The initiative arises from Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy (FIAP) addressing six main elements: i) promoting gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls; ii) human dignity; iii) growth that works for everyone; iv) environment and climate action; v) inclusive governance; vi) peace and security. Eligibility criteria can be found here. The grant call is managed by Gender Links through its GL Services portfolio.

About the Grant Calls

The WVL-SA Fund offers three types of Grants. Please download the Word documents and fill them in first. You will find these under each Call.

  1. Multi Year Core Funding – four year grants of R500,000 – R1 million reviewed annually for organisations in Gauteng, Limpopo, Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal with an annual income of less than R 1 million.
  2. Networking and Alliance Building – four year grants of R500,000 – R1.3 million reviewed annually for organisations anywhere in South Africa that build networks and alliances.
  3. Rapid Response Grants of three months to one year of R20,000 to R50,000 for an urgent, catalytic need.

Visit the website to find more information and details for applying.

If you live in KZN, there are opportunities to receive training to improve your concept document – please use them! It is not often that a donor goes to so much trouble to help us get it right- hats-off to the Canadian Government and GenderLinks!