This Fund is designed to support innovative ideas and initiatives from Women’s Rights Organizations beyond WVL Nigeria project states. The funding opportunity targets innovative ideas which can serve as a catalyst for new ways of doing things within the Women’s Rights movement in Nigeria. It will support innovative actions that align with WVL Nigeria project goal at different levels.
Annually, this grant will be provided to organizations through a competitive Call for Proposals mechanism where organizations will be expected to provide a brief concept note outlining their request. There are defined selection criteria for beneficiaries of this fund. The timeline from announcing the call to the selection and awarding of the grants is not more than three months. Currently, 5 organisations have been selected to benefit from the 2020 Strategic Innovation Fund.