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UN Trust Fund - Annual Call for Proposals

The UN Trust Fund’s annual Call for Proposals, which is available in six languages, accepts multi-year grant applications for up to US$1 million in English, French and Spanish.


With its 20th funding cycle in 2016, the UN Trust Fund will fund organizations that qualify for funding

  • under the three programmatic areas of the UN Trust Fund Strategic Plan 2015-2020,
  • under the “special window” addressing violence against women and girls in the context of the current refugee crisis and 
  • under the "By Invitation only” category.

Application Guidelines


The UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women

The UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women, an inter-agency mechanism managed by UN Women on behalf of the UN system, supports innovative and pioneering programmes aimed at preventing and responding to all forms of violence against women and girls.

Since 1996, the UN Trust Fund has awarded US$ 116 million in grants to 426 initiatives in 136 countries.

Apply for a grant

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