Updated Apr 30, 2021CLOSED

Spotlight Initiative Multi-Country (Grenada and Jamaica): Call For Proposals For Small Grants

Offered by UN Women

UN Women MCO - Caribbean invites Proposals (CFP BRB30/SGA 2021/03) from eligible Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) based in Grenada and Jamaica to be awarded Small Grants to contribute to the Spotlight Initiative objectives to prevent and end family violence. Grant proposals are solicited to support the expansion of the technical substantive capacity of women’s organizations on issues of FV in order to scale up existing successful initiatives currently being implemented by CSOs in areas of; advocacy, service delivery, educational and psychoeducational programming, engaging men and boys, and creating safe spaces. UN Women will consider awarding several small grants in this case.
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CLOSEDMay 07, 2021Deadline
$7,000 - $10,000Amount
12 monthsDuration(Months)

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented In:
CountryGrenada and Jamaica
Focus AreasGender
Gender Equity (Gender)
Gender-based Violence (Gender)
Social Services (Gender)

The applicant may apply if it:

• is a registered CSO in operation for at least three years;

• is not on the Consolidated UN Security Council Sanctions List;

• is not being investigated for fraud, corruption, sexual abuse, sexual exploitation or other wrongdoing;

• has not had funding received from UN Women entirely or partly written off by UN Women;

• is not currently engaged as an Implementing Partner (IP) or Responsible Party (RP) for UN Women;

• has not been engaged as an IP/RP for UN Women at any time after 21 November 2019;

• is not a government entity;

• is not a UN organization;

• is not an established CSO with the capacity to be engaged as an IP/RP;

• has sufficient capacity to collaborate with various stakeholders;

• has sufficient financial stewardship, including having adequate financial policies and procedures in place to manage the small grant; and,

• past performance has been deemed satisfactory by UN Women (if it has received small grants previously or been engaged as an IP/RP before 21 November 2019).

Application And Awards Process

The application must be received by UN-Women email at the address info.brb@unwomen.org not later than 11:59 pm on 7 May 2021. UN Women will not consider applications sent by any other means or to different addresses. Applications sent by any other means or to different addresses are not considered.


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