Updated Oct 29, 2020CLOSED

Ukrainian Women's Foundation announces a grant competition to expand the network of regional partners of the Voice of Women and Leadership

Voice of Women and Leadership - Ukraine is a five-year project under Global Affairs Canada's Women's Voice and Leadership program. The project supports Ukrainian women's human rights organizations, activists and common platforms to achieve institutional, programmatic and advocacy goals to ensure the rights of women and girls and to promote gender equality in Ukraine.

"Women's Voice and Leadership - Ukraine" is implemented by the Ukrainian Women's Foundation in cooperation with the International Renaissance Foundation and the public organization "La Strada Ukraine".

The main objectives of the project:

Task 1: Support women's NGOs, especially those that represent the interests of vulnerable women and girls and those who face multiple discrimination, in feminist organizational development and achieving sustainable results.

Task 2: Improving the effectiveness of women's NGOs in advocacy, as well as the development and implementation of local, local and national initiatives aimed at protecting women's rights and promoting gender equality.

Task 3: Strengthen national and local women's networks, coalitions and platforms that will influence the implementation of gender-sensitive change and the implementation of gender-sensitive policies in Ukraine.

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CLOSEDNov 23, 2020Deadline
Up to $3,750Amount
15 Months Duration(Months)

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented In:
Focus AreasGender

We invite officially registered women's NGOs from Kyiv, Cherkasy, Luhansk and Zakarpattia regions to apply for the competition , which:

  • - have work experience of at least three years;
  • - demonstrate (according to the statute) a focus on the protection of women's rights and / or the promotion of gender equality;
  • - have networking experience and a good reputation among women's / human rights organizations in their region;
  • - not related to government agencies and political parties.

Other Requirements

Target BeneficiariesIt is important for the Voice of Women and Leadership - Ukraine project to take into account the interests of different categories of women and girls, including internally displaced persons, women with disabilities, Roma women and women from other national minorities, women with different sexual orientations and gender identities, the poor or the poor. discriminated against women, young women and the elderly.REQUIRED
Planned Usage of FundsOrganizational support,including staff and business trips.REQUIRED

Application Directions

Please send the application forms together with the accompanying documents with a note in the subject of the letter ("Expansion of the network of regional partners") to the address grants@uwf.org.ua by 18:00 on November 23, 2020 .


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