Supports programs and projects that enhance gender equality in Fiji.

The scope and timeline of these projects can be determined by the intended short-term and long-term outcomes of the program or project. These grants will be available for core costs and long-term activities for registered and unregistered organisations.  Maximum funding of FJD 150,000 per year.

Grantees can be small, emergent, and rural based organisations who have no previous experience with donors and are established, registered organisations with previous grant experience.

Application Process

  • New Applicants will need to submit an EOI and Proposal.
  • Existing Grantee Partners only submit a proposal and due diligence.

Step 1 – Prepare an Expression of Interest (EOI)
The EOI Form helps the Fund learn about the organisation, its strategies, priorities and programs. Submission of the EOI Form can be done through email, mail or hand delivery. Where applicable, the Fund will offer the choice of audio-visual applications.

Step 2 – Prepare a Proposal and Project Budget
Women’s groups, networks and organisations whose EOIs have been approved by the Grants Committee will be invited to submit a full Proposal.

Proposal Forms  requires potential applicants to provide details of the proposed project details, crosscutting themes, monitoring and evaluation, financial management, work plan and budget, and capacity development support.

Support to develop full Proposals will be provided by the Fund on an as-needed basis.  Budgets should reflect actual costs related to the delivery of the proposed program and can cover overheads, program activities, staff costs, travel, training and capacity development and visibility and communications activities.

Application Timeline

The grant call will open in June; the EOIs are assessed in July, invitations to submit proposals sent in August, proposal assessment in September; selection completed in November.

  • New Applicants  – A duration of 5 months is anticipated to process your grant application.
  • Existing Grantee Partners – A duration of 3 months is anticipated for the whole process.

Assessment Process

The Grants Committee assesses both the EOI and the Proposals.

Grant Status

Our Sustainability Grants are currently CLOSED.


*EOI-Form-Sustainability-Grant Application Form: Download here