Tailored opportunities: Call for concept note (NoRAD funds for Women’s Rights)


The Norwegian Govenrment’s NoRAD fund will provide a fund of 25-30 Million NOK for proposals focusing on the following

  1. Funds for supporting the followup of 1325-Women, Peace and Security
  2. Women’s rights and gender equality (Women’s economic participation and empowerment and Women’s political participation and Empowerment)



  • pplicant must be an independent legal entity with its own articles of association and a responsible board. The board should be administratively separate from the day-to-day operations of the organization;
  • National and International civil society organizations and networks may apply. National or regional south based organizations or south based networks will be prioritized;
  • Have an adequate economic base for the work to be carried out, and the necessary technical and administrative competence to implement the projects;
  • For projects with field-based operations: Have an established cooperation with local partners;
  • Have documented experience and expertise within the prioritized thematic areas for this grant scheme;
  • The proposal must have women’s rights and gender equality as the main objective;
  • The proposal must be within the priority themes specified above;
  • The period of support is one to three years;
  • Adhere to the four cross- cutting issues in Norwegian development cooperation: human rights, women’s rights and gender equality, environment and climate change, and anti-corruption. The organization must demonstrate that they have analysed potential risks associated with the planned project/programme and whether it will potentially have a negative impact on the cross-cutting


The application process will consist of two parts:

  • In the first round, applicants are invited to submit a concept paper. The deadline for the first round will be October 15, 2017. See template of Concept noteand organisational self assessment.
  • Based on the Concept Paper, selected candidates will be invited to submit a full project proposal. The deadline will be December 15, 2017.
  • Please submit your application (using the required templates) with attachments electronically to postmottak@norad.no.


The deadline for submission of concept notes is 15 October 2017

For detailed information on this opportunity, visit this link

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Author: African Academic/Researcher

Science and Research by Africans for Africa

2 thoughts on “Tailored opportunities: Call for concept note (NoRAD funds for Women’s Rights)”

  1. I want to send a concept note in the area of good governance practice in service provision.could you please help me to go through it?

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