CALL FOR FUNDING
The Fiji Women’s Fund (the Fund) is an initiative of the Australian Government’s Pacific Women Shaping Pacific Development (Pacific Women) Program. The Fund supports women’s groups, networks and organisations in Fiji to expand and enhance their work on women’s empowerment and gender equality. Annually, the Fund invites women’s groups, networks and organisations in Fiji to submit an expression of interest on one or more of the following priority areas:
» Empowering women through increased economic opportunities
» Eliminating violence against women
» Improving women’s participation in leadership and decision making
» Strengthening women’s groups and coalitions for change.
The Fund has three types of grants: Type A (FJ$ 150,000 or more) a multiyear funding with contribution to core funding; Type B (FJ$50,000– 150,000) a one-year funding with contribution to core funding; Type C (FJ$5,000– 50,000) grants can be less than one year.
Applications are limited to women’s groups, networks and organisations that are based in Fiji that:
» are governed and led by women, filling the majority of leadership positions
» have a clear commitment to gender equality and women’s empowerment
» are open to working with diverse groups and issues regardless of ethnicity, religious beliefs, sexual
orientation, gender identity and gender expression, disability)
» have worked as a group for at least one year.
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Women’s groups, networks and organisations from the Northern and Eastern Divisions are strongly encouraged to apply.
Fiji Women’s Fund is supported by the Australian Government and implemented by Cardno www.cardno.com/internationaldevelopment