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Special Update | 18 July 2022
You asked... so we're delivering!
Announcing a 72-hour extension to the deadline
Proposals are now due Thursday 21 July before 11:59 p.m. EDT
Reminder – the GBV-ENV Center invites you to submit your proposals to the 2022 Resilient, Inclusive and Sustainable Environments (RISE) grant challenge to address gender-based violence and environment linkages.
Hosted by IUCN under USAID’s partnership Advancing Gender in the Environment (AGENT), the RISE grants challenge identifies and funds evidence-based strategies to address GBV in environment and climate-related programming. RISE aims to support environment and conservation organizations, working with organizations and experts addressing gender-based violence, to support locally-led or community-based approaches.

This round of RISE grants focuses on proposals addressing climate change, COVID-19 adaptation, and the safety of women environmental human rights defenders.
Anticipated grant funding availability per project:
USD 100,000 - 400,000
Implementation period:
18-24 months
Targeted geographies:
- Central America and the Caribbean
- Eastern and Southern Africa
- South and Southeast Asia
NEW deadline: Thursday – 21 July 2022 by 11:59 p.m. EDT
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Learn. Act. Create change.
The GBV and Environment Linkages Center is hosted by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) under its Advancing Gender in the Environment (AGENT) partnership with USAID. It works to close the knowledge gap on GBV-environment issues while mobilizing learning and forging collaborative action towards ending GBV and securing environmental sustainability.
Cross-sector partnerships.
Pioneering learning.
USAID’s Resilient, Inclusive, and Sustainable Environments (RISE) Challenge identifies and funds the innovative application of promising or proven interventions that prevent and respond to gender-based violence across programs that address the access, use, control, and management of natural resources.
Filling information gaps.
Making the case.
Tailored technical support.
Advancing Gender in the Environment (AGENT) is a collaboration between the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to increase the effectiveness of environment programming through the robust integration of gender considerations, while improving gender equality and women’s empowerment outcomes.
The information provided in this email is not official U.S. Government information and does not represent the views or positions of the U.S. Agency for International Development or the U.S. Government.