The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) is a grantmaking foundation that supports local,
national and regional women’s organizations working towards the empowerment of African women and the promotion and realization of their rights. By specializing in grantmaking and focused, tailored movement-building programs, we work to strengthen and support the work of African women’s organizations.
Is your organization an African feminist or women’s rights organization with cutting edge ideas for advancing women’s rights and creating systemic change? Is your organization 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:
Opportunities Focus Areas:
1. 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 marginalized women in urban areas.
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