Spotlight Initiative, Jamaica Small Grants Application to facilitate inter-generational multi-stakeholder dialogues, including exchanges between men's and women's groups, youth groups and key and vulnerable populations in Jamaica


(extended to February 11th)

The vision of the Spotlight Initiative (SI) is that the rights of women and girls to live free from violence are protected, promoted, and upheld. The impact that the SI will work towards achieving is that all women and girls, particularly those who are most vulnerable, live a life free of violence and harmful practices. UN Women plans to award small grants to eligible Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) based in Jamaica to contribute to the Spotlight Initiative objectives to prevent and end family violence.

Grant Purpose: To facilitate multi-stakeholder dialogues including exchanges between men's and women's groups in Jamaica.

Eligible Organisations: Civil society and other not for profit organisations in Jamaica working on Family Violence and VAWG.
**NOTE: eligible organisations must be legally registered and operational for 3 or more years

Individual Proposals: Ceiling of USD 5,000 per organisation
Individual Proposals: Ceiling of USD 8,000 per organisation

Duration: Up to 2 months between February 2022 and March 2022*

Submission deadline: Please submit expressions of interest via email to [ Click to reveal ] by 11th February 2022, 11:59 PM (EST/Jamaica time). Late submissions will not be accepted.

*There may be a possibility to extend duration until April 2022