Funding opportunity for Women and Persons with Disability courtesy of Arthur B.Schultz Foundation

The Arthur B. Schultz Foundation is currently inviting applicants for its Grant program to provide opportunities for women and people with physical disabilities in developing countries.

Focus Areas & Priorities

  • Mobility Solutions: A world with equal access to mobility and related services for all.
    • Work with established in-country, technologically appropriate wheelchair manufacturers;
    • Take a preventive approach by addressing early childhood issues and interventions;
    • Employ a substantial percentage of disabled workers;
    • Evaluate their work and adapt to changing situations.
  • Women’s Empowerment – education,leadership & entrepreneurship: A world with opportunities for all women to receive an education, assume leadership roles and achieve economic independence.
    • Work in developing countries (see geographic regions below);
    • Emphasize leadership and mentoring in their projects;
    • Support women entrepreneurs;
    • Offer high-quality and innovative educational opportunities from high school through university level;
    • Are well-established in the communities in which they work and employ local staff;
    • Evaluate their work and adapt to changing situations;
    • Are located in rural areas and urban slums;
    • Are relatively small (less than $750,000 in Operating Funds).

Eligibility Criteria

  • Have an operating budget less than $750,000.
  • Are located in the geographic regions listed below.
  • Share foundation’s Mobility Solutions and/or Women’s Empowerment vision.

How to Apply

Interested applicants can submit Letter of Inquiry (LOI) via given website.

Eligible Countries:

  • East Africa:Kenya,Rwanda,Tanzania,Uganda
  • Central America: Guatemala,Honduras and Nicaragua

For more information, please visit http://absfoundation.org/grant-seekers/priorities/#absms

Why Violet Mbiti Foundation,Vijana Network International Limited and Youth County Projects Kenya exists
Everything we do, we believe in challenging the status quo, we believe in thinking differently. The way we challenge the status quo is by offering quality projects that will empower socially, economically and politically the lives of 16 million unemployed youth from the 47 counties in Kenya that we believe we will reach. Want to partner with us?

 


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Author: youthcountyprojects

This platform seeks to fill the knowledge and awareness gap regarding youth projects being implemented in the 47 counties in Kenya. It also highlights projects focusing on youth being implemented in 47 counties in Kenya by the national government,county governments,donor agencies,civil society organisations (CSOs),Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs),Donor Agencies,Community Based Organisations (CBOs),private sector and individuals and their impact to the communities. The projects lie within the social pillar,economic pillar and political pillar as enshrined in Vision 2030. Email: youthprojectskenya@gmail.com Facebook Page: Youth Projects Kenya Twitter : @YouthProjects

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