Apply by 31.7 2018. The “Leading from the South” Program is a special fund created to provide resources to promote gender equality and the promotion of women’s rights in the Global South. Small Grants (up to USD $24k), Medium Grants (up to USD $85k), and Large Grants (up to $200k) available for projects in the following priority areas:
- Participation of women in all areas of social and political leadership: access to justice; political empowerment and participation;
- Institutional strengthening and organizational development;
- Control and management of land, territory and resources towards sustainable livelihoods;
- Mitigation, adaptation, response strategies for climate change and disaster prevention;
- Access to public services.
The initiative is funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, and implemented jointly by Fondo de Mujeres del Sur (Latin America and the Caribbean regions), the Women’s Development Fund of Africa (Middle East and North Africa regions), Women’s Fund of South Asia (Asia regions), and the International Forum of Indigenous Women.