Nikola Benin. Urgent Action Fund-Africa

Seeking Applications for Rapid Response Grant

Urgent Action Fund-Africa is currently seeking applicants for its Rapid Response Grant with an aim to support women’s groups within Africa responding to an urgent situation and working towards the overall goal of promoting, advancing and protecting women’s human rights.

Rapid response grantmaking is the provision of immediate small grants within a short period of time to support interventions that are strategic and urgent which may not be part of planned programme activities and are not covered by long term funding.

Priority Areas

  • Defending the defenders
  • Protecting women’s individual dignity, safety and autonomy
  • Justice and the rule of law
  • Economic Justice
  • Natural Resource Governance & Climate Change

Funding Information

UAF-Africa provides grants of upto a maximum USD 12,000.



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