Women’s Peace & Humanitarian Fund (WPHF) – Call for Proposals in Lebanon
The Women’s Peace & Humanitarian Fund (WPHF) has launched a Call for Proposals in Lebanon to support civil society organizations working to ensure the protection of women and girls, enhancing their safety, security and mental health and making sure their human rights are respected, as well as those working to improve the participation of women and young women working in peacebuilding processes and contexts.
WPHF seeks to fund qualifying local organizations in Lebanon through the following funding streams:
- Programmatic funding from 30,000 USD to 200,000 USD
To finance programmatic activities of CSOs aimed at (i) enhancing safety, security and mental health of women and girls and ensure their human rights are respected (in line with WPHF impact area 5); and (ii) improving the participation and decision making of women and young women working in peacebuilding processes and contexts (in line with WPHF impact area 6).
- Institutional funding from 2,500 USD to 30,000 USD
To reinforce the institutional capacity of women’s rights and women-led organizations working on the implementation of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in Lebanon to ensure they are able to sustain themselves and to improve their impact (in line with WPHF impact area 1).
Objectives and Purpose of the Call for Proposals :
The overall purpose of this call for proposals is to provide grants to local civil society organizations in Lebanon for the protection of women and girls and participation of women, particularly those focused on women’s peacebuilding work in conflict and humanitarian contexts.
The call for proposals specifically contributes to the following WPHF Impact Areas:
- Impact Area 5: Enhanced safety, security and mental health of women and girls’ and their human rights respected.
- Impact Area 6: Improved participation and decision making of women and young women working in peacebuilding processes and contexts.
This is in line with the WPHF’s overall goal of contributing to peaceful and gender equal societies, and with the UN Cooperation Framework objectives and outcomes.
Who can apply and receive funding?
National, regional or local/grassroots women or young women led, women’s rights, youth rights, feminist, or civil society organizations with a proven track record working with women, young women and girls, and those working on peacebuilding are eligible to apply.
Closing date : 14 april 2023
Funding : from 2,500 USD to 200,000 USD
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