Applications to be considered for the November 2020 grantmaking cycle are to be received by 10th August 2020.
The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) is a grantmaking foundation that supports local, national and regional women’s organisations working towards the empowerment of African women and the promotion and realisation of their rights. By specialising in grantmaking and focused, tailored movement building programmes, we work to strengthen and support the work of African women’s organisations.
Please note that AWDF approves and announces grant awards twice a year in May and November. All applications received will be acknowledged. However due to the volume of applications, only successful applicants will be contacted
By amplifying and celebrating African women’s voices and achievements, the AWDF supports efforts that combat harmful stereotypes, and promote African women as active agents of change. SECOND CALL FOR APPLICATIONS – 2020
Is your organisation an African feminist or women’s rights organisation with cutting edge ideas for advancing women’s rights and creating systemic change? Is your organisation led and largely staffed by women, and registered on the African continent? If yes, then you can apply for this AWDF grant in one or more of the thematic areas listed below:
- ECONOMIC SECURITY & JUSTICE
2. BODY & HEALTH RIGHTS
3. LEADERSHIP, PARTICIPATION & PEACE
4. POST-COVID 19 RESPONSE & ADVOCACY
AWDF encourages applications for work that is led by and supports the leadership and concerns of women facing multiple discriminations (women with diverse abilities; women living with HIV and AIDS, young women, LBTQ communities, women sex workers, women in the rural areas and marginalised women in urban areas. For more details on the call for proposals, click here