Rise Up: Gender Equity Initiative

Rise Up
Opportunity closing date: 
Monday, 28 October, 2019
Opportunity type: 
Call for proposals

Rise Up is accepting applications from civil society, grassroots, community-based, and non-profit organization leaders based in Gauteng Province and Durban to participate in Rise Up’s Gender Equity Initiative (GEI), program and be part of the first cohort of Rise Up leaders in South Africa. 

Rise Up, a leader in the global movement for gender equity launched the GEI in partnership with Cummins Inc. in order to advance education, opportunity, social justice and gender equity in South Africa.

The organisation will select 20 civil society and non-profit leaders from Gauteng and Durban to participate in a week-long advocacy and leadership accelerator workshop in February 2020. The purpose of the workshop is to build their advocacy capacity, strengthen leadership skills and develop a holistic understanding of the issues affecting women and girls in their communities.

Leaders will then have the opportunity to apply for competitive seed funding to launch their strategies to advance gender equity and justice across the country. 

For more information, please visit https://riseuptogether.org/south-africa-gender-equity-initiative/

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