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Below is a list of current and relevant grant opportunities for gender and sexuality researchers organized by region. Want to pursue one of these opportunities, or another not on this list? Contact GenCen's Assistant Director, Rebecca Irvine, for assistance!

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Africa (Sub-Saharan)

Teaching for Transformation, Zambia

Deadline: December 12, 2019
Award: Up to $15M over 5 years
Location: Zambia
Funder:
 USAID


2020 South Africa Community College Initiative Program Logistics 

Deadline: December 15, 2019
Award: $30,000-$37,000
Location: South Africa
Funder:
 U.S. Department of State (Embassy)


USAID: Mali GFSS Implementation

Deadline: Concept papers due December 19, 2019
Award: Up to $19.95 million
Location: Mali
Funder:
 USAID


Agri-tech catalyst round 9: agriculture and food systems innovation, early stage

Deadline: January 8, 2020
Award: $125,000-$644,000
Location: Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo (Brazzaville), Democratic Republic of Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, or Zimbabwe
Funder:
 Department for International Development


Resilient Governance in Niger (RGN) Activity

Deadline: January 10, 2020
Award: Up to $19.8M
Location: Dakar, Senegal
Funder: USAID


 

Achieving and Maintaining Epidemic Control through Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care and Treatment Services in the Kinshasa Region of the Democratic Republic of Congo under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

Deadline: January 17, 2020
Award: Up to $5M
LocationKinshasa Region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), 
Funder: Centers for Disease Control 


 Strengthening Care and Support Services in Cote d'Ivoire for People Living with HIV/AIDS and Their Families through Surveillance and Program Evaluation under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

Deadline: January 24, 2020
Award: Up to $2M for one year
Location: Cote d'Ivoire
Funder: Center for Disease Control


 Fulbright Program Logistics

Deadline: January 31, 2020
Award: $50,000-$65,000
Location: South Africa
Funder: Department of State


 U.S. University Partnership Initiative in South Africa

Deadline: February 28, 2020
Award: $150,000-$500,000
Location: South Africa
Funder: Department of State


 

Higher Education Challenge (HEC) Grants Program

Deadline: March 23, 2020
Award: $30,000-$750,000
Funder: 
National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)


U.S. Embassy Banjul PAS Annual Program Statement

Deadline: June 15, 2020
Award: $25,000-$100,000
Location: Banjul, The Gambia 
Funder:  U.S. Department of State (Embassy)


 U.S. Embassy Yaounde PAS Annual Program Statement-U.S. Mission to Cameroon

Deadline: August 15, 2020
Award: $1000-$25000
Location: Cameroon 
Funder:  U.S. Department of State (Embassy)


U.S. Embassy Bamako PAS Annual Program Statement

Deadline: Rolling
Award:  $1,000-$25,000
Location: Mali
Funder:  U.S. Department of State (Embassy)


 U.S. Embassy in Sierra Leone Public Affairs Section Annual Program

Deadline: Rolling
Award: <$25,000 
Location: Sierra Leone
Funder: U.S. Department of State (Embassy)


USAID’s TBD – Democratic Republic of Congo

Location: Democratic Republic of Congo
Funder: 
USAID
Anticipated Solicitation Release Date: May 31, 2020
Award/Action Type: Contract - 5 years
Total Estimated Cost/Amount Range: $50M - $99.99M

SCALE UP OF VOLUNTARY MEDICAL MALE CIRCUMCISON AND PRE- EXPOSURE PROPHYLAXIS SERVICES IN LESOTHO

Deadline: Projected release 
Award: $10M-$24.99
Location: Lesotho 
Funder: USAID


 

Youth Empowerment Activity

Deadline: Projected release
Award: $10M - $24.99M
Location: Kenya
Funder: USAID


 

Improving Adolescent Health and Well-Being in Urban Areas

Deadline: Projected release
Award: $10M - $24.99M
Location: Nigeria
Funder: USAID


 

Social & Behavior Change for Transformation (SBC4T)

Deadline: Projected release
Award; $25M-$49.99
Location: Uganda
Funder: USAID 


 

Rights and Justice Activity (RAJA)

Deadline: Projected release
Award: $4M - $9.99M
Location: Uganda
Funder: USAID 


 

USAID/Uganda Combating Wildlife Crime Activity

Deadline: Projected release
Award: $1M - $3.99M
Location: Uganda
Funder: USAID


 Teaching for Transformation (T4T)

Deadline: Projected release
Award: $10M-$24.99M
Location: Zambia
Funder: USAID


 

Advancing Accountability and Rights in Zimbabwe

Deadline: Projected release
Award: $4M - $9.99M
Location: Zimbabwe
Funder: USAID

Middle East & North Africa

U.S. Embassy Lebanon PAS Small Grants Annual Program Statement

Deadline: December 31, 2019
Award: $10,000-$50,000
Location: Lebanon
Funder: U.S. Department of State (Embassy)


SMART GRID- Assistance Coordination

Deadline: January 14, 2020
Award: $4M-$5M
Location: Tunisia
Funder: US Department of State


Alserkal Arts Foundation

Deadline: January 31, 2020
Award: $5000-$10000
Location: Dubai Based foundation
Funder: Alserkal Arts Foundation


 American Schools and Hospitals Abroad Program Worldwide

Deadline: February 29, 2020
Award: Up to $2 million
Location: Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Syria, Tunisia, West Bank & Gaza, Israel and Yemen
Funder: USAID


U.S. Embassy Lebanon PAS Grants Annual Program Statement

Deadline: March 31, 2020
Award: $100,000-$400,000
Location: Lebanon
Funder: US Department of State


 

U.S. Embassy Cairo PAS Annual Program Statement

Deadline: August 14, 2020
Award: $1,000-$25,000
Location: Cairo, Egypt
Funder: US Department of State


 

 

Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program (US Mission to Iraq)

Deadline: August 30, 2020
Award: $25,000-$100,000
Location: Iraq
Funder: U.S. Department of State (Embassy)


Advancing Higher Education for Afghanistan’s Development

Deadline: Open until funding runs out
Award: <$50M
Location: Kabul, Afghanistan
Funder: USAID


 

Saudi American Educational and Cultural Initiative Grant

Deadline: Rolling
Award: $15,000-$50,000
Location: Saudi Arabia
Funder: U.S. Department of State (Embassy)


 Inter-Community Girls Empowerment Activity

Deadline: Projected release
Award: $1M-$3.99M
Location: Egypt
Funder: USAID


Women's Economic Empowerment and Leadership Activity

Deadline: Projected release 
Award: $25M-$49.99M
Location: Jordan
Funder: USAID


 

 

Women's Empowerment

Deadline: Projected release
Award: $25M- $49.99M
Location: Egypt
Funder: USAID

Asia & Oceania

 AFCP 2020 Small Grants Competition

Deadline: December 10, 2019
Award: $10,000-$200,000
Location: Myanmar
Funder: AFCP


AFCP 2020 Large Grants Competition

Deadline: December 10, 2019
Award: $200,000-$800,000
Location: Myanmar
Funder: AFCP


US-Japan Policy Studies

Deadline: December 15, 2019
Award: varies
Location: Japan
Funder: United States-Japan Foundation


Justice Academy Curriculum Development in Armenia

Deadline: December 16, 2019
Award: $150,000-$200,000
Location: Armenia
Funder: INL


Visiting Speakers Series on University Internationalization and Linkages

Deadline: December 31, 2019
Award: $20,000-$40,000
Location: Philippines
Funder: U.S. Department of State (Embassy)


US Embassy New Delhi APS

Deadline: December 31, 2019
Award: $5,000 - $50,000
Location: India
Funder: U.S. Department of State (Embassy)


Statements of Interest for Human Rights, Accountability, and Access to Information in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK or North Korea)

Deadline: January 8, 2020
Award: $750,000-$3M
Location: DPRK
Funder: U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL)


 

U.S. Embassy Tokyo PAS Annual Program Statement

Deadline: July 31, 2020
Award: $1,000-$100,000
Location: Japan
Funder: U.S. Department of State (Embassy)


U.S. Mission to Kyrgyzstan-Annual Program Statement for Public Affairs Cultural and Educational Programs

Deadline: August 23, 2020
Award: $1,000-$120,000
Location: Kyrgyzstan 
Funder: U.S. Department of State (Embassy)


U.S. Embassy Australia FY20 Annual Program Statement

Deadline: September 1, 2020
Award: $3,000-$25,000
Location: Australia
Funder: U.S. Department of State (Embassy)


25th anniversary of the establishment of bilateral relations between the United States and Vietnam

Deadline: Rolling until funding is exhausted
Award: $1,000-$25,000
Location: Vietnam 
Funder: U.S. Department of State (Embassy)


Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation: Short Term Grant for Armenian Studies

Deadline: Rolling
Award: $5,700
Location: Armenia 
Funder: Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation 


Henry Luce Foundation: Asia Responsive Grants

Deadline: Rolling
Award:
Varies
Location: Northeast and Southeast Asia 
Funder: Henry Luce Foundation 


U.S. Embassy Jakarta PAS Small Grants Competition 2018

Deadline: Forecasted Opportunity 
Award: $20,000
Location: Jakarta 
Funder: U.S. Department of State (Embassy)

Europe

U.S. Embassy Prague - Small Grants Program - FY20 round 1

Deadline: December 15, 2019
Award: $3,000-$20,000
Location: Prague
Funder: U.S. Department of State (Embassy)


Venetian Research Program

Deadline: December 16, 2019
Award: up to $20,000 
Location: Venic, Italy
Funder: Venetian Research Program 


U.S. Embassy Athens, Public Affairs Section, Annual Program Statement

Deadline: January 2, 2020
Award: $1000-$60,000
Location: Athens, Greece
Funder: Department of State


 

Women's Empowerment Small Grants Program

Deadline: January 17, 2020
Award: $1,000 - $50,000  
Location: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Funder: US Mission to Bosnia & Herzegovina


 Small Grants Program

Deadline: January 31, 2020
Award: Up to $25,000
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Funder: Department of State


 Global Professorships 2020

Deadine: February 19, 2020
Award: up to £750,000 over four years
Location: UK
Funder: British Council


U.S. Embassy Moscow Public Affairs Section FY 2020 Annual Program Statement (APS)

Deadline: Rolling basis until June 15, 2020
Award: $500-$75,000
Location: Russia
Funder: Department of State


 

Ukraine: U.S. Government Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program – Academic and Educational Programs

Deadline: June 21, 2020
Award: Up to $50,000
Location: Ukraine 
Funder: U.S. Department of State (Embassy)


 U.S. Mission to the UK Annual Program Statement

Deadline: June 30, 2020
Award: $3,000-$15,000
Location: United Kingdom 
Funder: U.S. Department of State (Embassy)


U.S. Embassy Brussels PAS Annual Program Statement (APS)

Deadline: July 20, 2020
Award: Up to $100,000
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Funder: US Department of State


 U.S. Embassy Budapest, PAS Annual Program Statement

Deadline: July 31, 2020
Award:$1000-$25000
Location: Budapest 
Funder: U.S. Department of State (Embassy)


ASCENT: Achieving Student Centered Education for a New Tomorrow 

Deadline: Projected release
Award: $4M-$9.9M
Location: Georgia
Funder: USAID 


People to People (P2) Reconciliation Fund APS. Round 2 Call for Concept Papers

Deadline: Projected release
Award: $500.000- $999,999
Location: Georgia
Funder: USAID 

Latin America & Caribbean

US Embassy Buenos Aires PAS Annual Program Statement

Deadline: December 31, 2019
Award: $10,000-$100,000
Location: Argentine
Funder: U.S. Department of State (Embassy)


Haiti Prisons Health, Sanitation, and Nutrition Program

Deadline: January 13, 2020
Award: $830,000
Location: Haiti
Funder: International Narcotics Law Enforcement 


 Improving Prevention, Treatment, and Care Services for HIV, TB, and Other Infectious Diseases in Target Populations in the Dominican Republic under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

Deadline: January 25, 2020
Award: Up to $7M for one year
Location: Dominican Republic
Funder: Center for Disease Control


Historical Markers (U.S. - Panama Shared History)

Deadline: January 31, 2019
Award: $40,000
Location: Panama
Funder: Department of State 


 

Jacobs Research Fund: For Fieldwork with Living Peoples of North, Central and South America

Deadline: February 15, 2020
AwardIndividual grants ($3,000); Group grants ($6,000), Kinkade grants ($9,000)
Location: North, Central, and South America
Funder: Jacobs Research Funds 


 

Strategic Alliances for Mexico - B (SAM-B) for U. S. Partners Only

Deadline: March 10, 2020
Award: $250,000-$15 million
Location: Mexico
Funder: USAID


U.S. Embassy Managua - Annual Program Statement

Deadline: June 30, 2020
Award: <$50,000
Location: Managua 
Funder: U.S. Department of State (Embassy)


US Embassy La Paz, Bolivia APS

Deadline: Rolling
Award: $1,000 - $40,000
Location: Bolivia 
Funder: U.S. Department of State (Embassy)


Community Violence Prevention

Deadline: Projected release
Award: $1M- $3.99M
Location: Jamaica
Funder: Jamaica 

North America

Research on the Health of Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Optional), Department of Health and Human Services, NIH

Deadline: January 7, 2021
Award: TBD
Location: US
Funder: Department of Health and Human Services 


 Rural Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Program

Deadline: January 27, 2020
Award: $750,000-$35M
Location: US
Funder: US Department of Justice


 

Research Grants for Preventing Violence and Violence Related Injury 

Deadline: February 4, 2020
Award: $350,000
Location: USA
Funder: Department of Health and Human Services/ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - ERA


Request for Information (RFI) on Opportunities for Promoting Cardiovascular Health of Mothers and Children through Evidence-based Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Programs

Deadline: February 7, 2020
Location: USA
Funder: National Institute of Health


 

Addressing Suicide Research Gaps: Understanding Mortality Outcomes 

Deadline: February 10, 2020
Award: <$500,000
Location: USA
Funder: National Institute of Health


 

EHR Core Research (ECR): Building Capacity in STEM Education Research

Deadline: February 28, 2020
Award: <$12M
Location: USA
Funder: National Science Foundation


 

Short-Term Research Education Program to Increase Diversity in Health-Related Research (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline: May 6, 2021
Award: <$119,000
Location: 
Funder: NIH Research Education Program 


 

Transgender People: Immunity, Prevention, and Treatment (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline: May 11, 2020
Award: $200,000-$275,000
Location: United States
Funder: National Institutes of Health 


 

U.S. EMBASSY AND CONSULATES IN CANADA PUBLIC DIPLOMACY GRANTS PROGRAM

Deadline: July 31, 2020
Award: $7500-100000
Location: Canada
Funder: Department of State

Other

Call for Expressions of Interest: Building Knowledge and Capacity for Scaling the Impact of Educational Innovations in Developing Contexts

Deadline: Expression of interest December 13, 2019
Award: $2.72 million
Funder: The International Development Research Center & Global Partnerships for Education  


CFH: Support for Programs in Developing World

Deadline: January 1, 2020
Award: Up to $30,000
Funder: The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation


Tobacco Use and HIV in Low and Middle Income Countries (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

Deadline: Letter of intent December 7, 2019
Award: Varies 
Funder: National Institute of Health 


ACLS Digital Extension Grants

Deadline: January 8, 2020
Award: Up to $150,000
Funder: Andrew W Mellon Foundation


 Media Projects - National Endowment for the Humanities

Deadline: January 8, 2020
Award: <$1 million
Funder: The National Endowment for the Humanities 


U.S. and Low- and Middle-Income Country (LMIC) HIV-Associated Malignancy Research Centers (U54 Clinical Trials Optional)

Deadline: January 10, 2020
Award: $800,000
Funder: National Institute of Health 


Digital Humanities Advancement Grants

Deadline: January 12, 2020
Award: $10,000-$375,000
Funder: The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) 


 Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad--Bilateral Projects 

Deadline: January 14, 2020
Award:Varies
Funder: Department of Education


CAORC Multi-Country Research Fellowship Application Guidelines

Deadline: January 23, 2020
Award amount: maximum of $11,000
Funder: US Department of State 


CAORC NEH Senior Research Fellowship Application Guidelines

Deadline: January 23, 2020
Award: $5,000 per month
Funder: National Endowment for the Humanities 


The Global Equality Fund (LGBTI Equality)

Deadline: January 24, 2020
Award: $750,000-$950,000
Funder: U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor


 Melinda Gray Ardia Environmental Foundation: Grants for Environmental Education

Deadline: Pre-proposal due January 25, 2020
Award: $1,500
Funder: The Melinda Gray Ardia Environmental Foundation 


Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections

Deadline: January 30, 2020
Award: Up to $350,000
Funder: National Endowment for the Humanities


 

Mohammed Bin Rashid Initiative for Global Prosperity: Sustainable Food Challenge

Deadline: January 31, 2020
Award: Up to $1M 
Funder: Mohammed Bin Rashid Initiative for Global Prosperity 


OVW FY 2020 Transitional Housing Assistance Grants for Victims of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking

Deadline: February 6, 2020
Award: Up to $500,000
Funder: US Office on Violence Against Women


 

Navigating the New Arctic

Deadline: February 11, 2020
Award: $100,000-$3,000,000
Funder: National Science Foundation 


National Science Foundation: Ethical and Responsible Research

Deadline: February 24, 2020
Award: $275,000-$600,000
Funder: National Science Foundation 


Welcome Trust International Exchange Programmes in Humanities, Social Science and Bioethics, 2020-21

Deadline: March 3, 2020
Award: Up to $1.5 million
Funder: Validate Network


FY 2020 DRL Internet Freedom Annual Program Statement

Deadline: March 6, 2019
Award: $500,000-$3 million
Funder: Bureau of Democracy Human Rights and Labor


King Faisal Prize

Deadline: March 31, 2020
Award: $200,000 equally distributed among winners 
Funder: King Faisal Foundation


Gerda Henkel Foundation: Lost Cities Funding

Deadline: June 2, 2020
Award: $1766-$3421 per month
Funder: Gerda Henkel Foundation


NSF Dynamic Language Infrastructure - NEH Documenting Endangered Languages (DLI-DEL)

Deadline: September 15, 2020
Award: $12,000-$150,000/year
Funder: National Science Foundation & National Endowment for the Humanities 


HIV-associated Non-Communicable Diseases Research at Low- and Middle-Income Country Institutions (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)

Deadline: December 3, 2020
Award: $150,000
Funder: National Institutes of Health


 International Research Ethics Education and Curriculum Development Award (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline: May 4, 2020
Award: $230,000 per year for up to 5 years
Funder: International Bioethics Research Training Program

 


Infrastructure Development Training Programs for Critical HIV Research at Low-and Middle-Income Country Institutions (G11 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)

Deadline: Letters of intent July 20, 2020
Award:
$94,000
Funder: Department of Health and Human Services


WASH Evidence Funding

Deadline: projected
Award: £950,000
Funder: Elrha 


 

AMGEN: US Healthcare Donations

Deadline: Rolling
Award: Varies
Funder: AMGEN


CS Fund and Warsh-Mott Legacy: Grants for Agriculture and Food Sovereignty

Deadline: Rolling
Award: Up to $30,000
Funder: CS Fund and Warsh-Mott Legacy


Nestle Foundation: Human Nutrition in Developing Countries 

Deadline: Rolling
Award: Up to $100,000
Funder: Nestle Foundation


NSF Arctic Research

Deadline: Proposals Accepted Anytime
Anticipated total funding amount: $55,000,000
Funder: National Science Foundation


Fondation Segre Grants

Deadline: Proposals accepted at any time
Award: Up to $200,000
Funder: Fondation Segré 


Henry Luce Foundation: Initiative on Religion in International Affairs

Deadline: Rolling
Award:
Varies
Funder: The Henry R. Luce Foundation


Research Coordination Networks (RCN)

Deadline: Rolling
Award: $7,500,000 to $12,500,000
Funder: National Science Foundation


 Knowledge SUCCESS (Strengthening Use, Capacity, Collaboration, Exchange, Synthesis, and Sharing) APS 

Deadline: Rolling
Award: $35M 
Funder: USAID 


 

Roddenberry Catalyst

Deadline: Rolling
Award: $2,500 - $15,000
Funder: Roddencerry Foundation


 Behavioral Interventions Scholars

Deadline: Anticipated Award 
Award: Up to $25,000
Funder: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE) 

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