Call for Applications to the Women’s Empowerment Fund

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Deadline: April 2, 2017

The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves is launching the 4th round of the Women’s Empowerment Fund (WEF). The WEF is designed to scale effective business models for empowering women energy entrepreneurs. The WEF provides funding to organizations working to increase the participation of women in clean and efficient cookstoves and fuels businesses, with the objective to make the business case for gender-informed approaches.

This year, the WEF will award up to four grants in the suggested range of US$75,000-$150,000 to qualifying organizations. The call for applications will be open from March 15 – April 2, 2017. Applications are due by April 2, 2017 (Eastern Time) and should be submitted to  

The Alliance encourages new partners to apply, particularly organizations that aim to incorporate clean cooking solutions into ongoing development initiatives.

To learn more and to access the Call for Applications, please visit the funding opportunity page on our website:


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