Women’s empowerment – Grant Opportunities

The Embassy of the United States in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) announces an open competition for the 2024 Women’s Empowerment Small Grants Program. This program supports NGO efforts to enable women as equal participants in economic, civic, and political life in BiH.

This year, U.S. Embassy in BiH will accept projects that support themes such as:

  • Advancing women’s participation in the economic life of BiH in business, the arts, law, education, healthcare, science, and other sectors
  • Advancing women’s participation in politics and amplifying women’s voices and leadership on issues that affect citizens of BiH
  • Increasing the potential of girls and young women to become leaders in their schools, communities, and country
  • Preventing gender-based violence and all other forms of mistreatment of women, such as sexual harassment and workplace discrimination;    strengthening support from institutions and civil society to victims of gender-based violence and discrimination
  • Organizing grassroots projects that help strengthen civil society, connect women across social divides, and improve the quality of life for women in their communities and across BiH.

All application materials must be submitted in English to womenbih@state.gov by March 29, 2024. Application materials submitted via other means will not be accepted.

Application package:

For more information, eligibility, and deadlines please read the Notice of Funding Opportunity.

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