Important Update on AWDF’s Grant-Making Processes

Published on African Women’s Development Fund /AWDF Blog, by Theo Sowa, Interim Chief Executive Officer AWDF, 28 April 2011. 8

AWDF will be launching its new 5-year strategic plan 2011 – 2015 shortly. As part of the strategic plan, AWDF is reworking its grant making thematic areas. The six new thematic areas are:

  • Women’s Human Rights
  • Economic Empowerment and Livelihoods
  • Governance, Peace and Security
  • Reproductive Health and Rights
  • Arts, Culture and Sports.

Guidelines are being developed for each of the thematic areas and will be uploaded on AWDF’s website and various communication outlets on completion. A new schedule for grant applications will be published at the same time. Therefore, we are asking potential grant applicants to wait until after the thematic guidelines and the grant processing schedule are published before submitting any further applications. AWDF will not be processing new grants applications until that point. .

Meanwhile we will continue to process applications that we have … (full text).

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