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I need a travel grant to present a paper at the global education network in LA USA in Oct. this yeaer

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Dear Friend, I do not have

Dear Friend,

I do not have money but I came acroos this, Hope it is of help.

Love You

The Global Fund for Women, Travel and Event Grants
The Global Fund for Women supports women's groups that advance the human rights of women and girls. We strengthen women’s groups based outside the United States by providing small, flexible, and timely grants ranging from $500 to $20,000 per year for operating and project expenses. First-time grant awards generally range from $3,000 to $9,000 per year.
OVERVIEW
We value local expertise and believe that women themselves know best how to determine their needs and propose solutions for lasting change.

We welcome proposals that may fall into, but are not limited to, the following broad thematic areas:
• Building Peace & Ending Gender-Based Violence
• Advancing Health and Sexual & Reproductive Rights
• Expanding Civic & Political Participation
• Ensuring Economic & Environmental Justice
• Increasing Access to Education
• Fostering Social Change Philanthropy

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
Please note that your group MUST meet all the following criteria to be eligible for a grant:
• It is based in a country outside the United States. We do not fund US based organizations.
• Its primary focus is advancing women’s equality and human rights, with these goals clearly reflected in its activities.
• It is a group of women working together. We do not accept requests from individuals.
• It is governed, directed, and led by women. Women must fill all or most of the leadership roles.

Priorities:
The Global Fund receives over 3,500 proposals each year and awards about 600 grants annually, with only 16% of these grants going to travel and event organizing. Unfortunately we do not have the resources to provide funding to all the groups that meet our criteria. We do, however, give priority to women’s groups that might particularly benefit from our support. Please note, priority will be given to previous grantees of the Global Fund for Women that do not have access to other funding sources. These include groups that:
• Are in the first five years of existence. Groups do not need to be registered non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to qualify for funding.
• Do not have access to funds from larger donor agencies.
• Are located in a region or country that has extremely limited funding resources.
• Are working on issues that are difficult or controversial for women to raise in their communities, yet are critical to the realization of women’s human rights.
• Are organized and led by women from particularly marginalized populations, including but not limited to: refugees, rural women, economically disadvantaged women, women with disabilities, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LGBTQI) populations, sex workers, women affected by military occupation, women in conflict and post-conflict regions, girls and young women, and women from ethnic, religious, and cultural minorities.
• Actively includes the perspectives of those served by or benefiting from the group’s activities.
Exceptions:
Women-focused projects within mixed-gender organizations may occasionally receive support from the Global Fund if they work with particularly marginalized groups: for example, women within groups of people with disabilities or women within LGBTQI organizations.

REVIEW PROCESS
Please note that these types of requests must be received no later than 8 weeks before the beginning of the event and that funds for these kinds of grants are limited. You may submit a request in any language, by e-mail, fax, or post. After you submit a proposal, a notice of receipt will be sent within 2 weeks of its arrival at the Global Fund. There are no proposal deadlines. We accept proposals all year. Urgent requests for support to organize meetings, conferences, and networking of women or for women’s participation in local, regional, or international meetings and conferences will be considered outside of our normal grant cycle, due to their time-sensitive nature. Please note that these types of requests must come from organizations, not individuals. A group may only have one proposal of any type under consideration at a given time. In addition, please note that the Global Fund is not able to award a grant to all the deserving groups that apply and that we are also often unable to award the total amount requested.

The Global Fund for Women
APPLICATION FORM FOR TRAVEL AND EVENT PARTICIPATION

Thank you for applying to the Global Fund for Women. We look forward to hearing from you and learning more about your group. Please briefly answer the following questions so we can better understand your work. We usually find that 4 pages are sufficient to complete an application. Please do not send us more than one copy of your application. Please do not send us additional materials such as audited financial statements, NGO registration papers, articles of incorporation, organizational by-laws, staff CVs, CD-ROMs, or videotapes.

CONTACT INFORMATION
1. What is the name of your group? If your group has recently changed its name, please provide us with the former name and explain the reason for the name change.
2. Please provide current contact information (mailing address, telephone, fax, e-mail, website). For the mailing address, include the district, state, or province as applicable, as well as the country. For fax and phone numbers, include country and city codes.
3. Please share with us the name(s) and title(s) (e.g., Director, Coordinator, etc.) of all the leader(s) in your group. Please also indicate the gender (male, female, transgender, other) for each name.
4. How did you learn of the Global Fund for Women’s grantmaking program? Have you ever applied to the Global Fund before?

GROUP INFORMATION
1. Please tell us when and why was your group formed, and by whom.
2. What is the mission of your group, and how does it relate to the issues you seek to address?
3. Please describe the main activities of your group in two to three paragraphs.

EVENT INFORMATION
1. Where and when is the event taking place?
2. Please describe briefly the nature of the event your group plans to attend. Will this be a conference, a training, a workshop, or some other type of event? What are the main goals and themes of the event?
3. If your group is attending a meeting or conference, will you be presenting or speaking at this event? If so, what is the title of your group’s paper or speech?
4. Please tell us more about the person or people from your organization who plan to attend this event. Why is it important for them versus other individuals from the organization to attend?
5. Why is it important for your organization to participate in this event? How will your participation in the event contribute to the work of your organization(s)?
6. Grants range from $500 to $20,000. The average grant size is approximately $6,000. What is the total amount of money you are requesting from the Global Fund? Indicate the currency. Please give one total figure as well as a breakdown by major categories of expenses.
7. How much money have your organization secured from other sources to go to this event, and what are those sources?

FINANCIAL INFORMATION
1. How much money did your group spend overall LAST year, including all projects and all operating/administrative expenses? Please give one total figure as well as a breakdown by major categories of expenses. Please also indicate the currency. Please list your group’s major sources of funding for LAST year.
2. How much money does your group plan to spend overall THIS year, including all projects and all operating/administrative expenses? Please give one total figure as well as a breakdown by major categories of expenses. Please also indicate the currency. Does the total figure for this year’s budget include the amount you are requesting from the Global Fund? Please list your confirmed and potential sources of funding for this year.

REFERENCES
1. If you work with any other women’s groups in your community or country who know your work well, please provide contact information for one or two. If you have collaborated with these groups, please describe how.
2. If you have received funding from any international donors, please provide us with contact information for one or two.

The Global Fund for Women
222 Sutter Street, Suite 500
San Francisco, CA 94108, USA
Phone 415.248.4800, Fax 415.248.4801

Olutosin Oladosu Adebowale
Founder/Project Coordinator
Star of Hope Transformation Centre
512 Road
F Close
Festac Town
Lagos-Nigeria

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We are a fair trade advocate and campaigner .The CEO of NDOPCRAFT and we operate a fair trade shop in Douala Cameroon.We also organize fair trade tours for people wish to visit Cameroon.
NDOP HANDICRAFT ASSOCIATION{NDOPCRAFT}is Non-Governmental,Apolitical and Not for Profit Making,Alternative Trade Association based in Cameroon.The main objective of NDOPCRAFT ,is to Improve the Welbeing and Safeguard the Livelihood of marginalized Artisans and Farmers through FAIR TRADE.Whereby producers within the informal sector receive just reward for their efforts and products.

By providing professional and non exploitative services between producer partners and formal market structures.

Support and securing of the organization structure and the economical situation of producers.

Development and realization of new management and marketing techniques based on ICT Technology to accelerate sustainable development in rural communities throughout Cameroon.
Creation and support of incomes for producers.
Creation of jobs in rural areas to combat rural exodus.
Self-reliance development {do-it your-self}
TO support the economic situation of Women.
To collaborate with other related organisations and institutions working towards the improvement of peoples
welbeing.
To cooperate with organisations and institutions for the prevention of HIV/AIDS.
To practice environmental protection and apply ecological principles in producing and marketing.
To respect sound ethical values of commercial practice and abide by the principles of FAIR TRADE

The Europe fair trade fair is a challenge to construct a system where the economy would serve the people and not the other way round.
The fair trade fair in France in OCT.2009 will be a point of contact for groups,coalitions,networks,movements and organizations to share experiences,expand their networks and to plan actions and joint strategies in an effective way ,always with a view of the present and how it impacts on the future.
Our participation in the Europe fair trade fair, therefore present us with the opportunity to broaden and expand our network for the purposes of presenting our products,people and ideas .Learning alternative ways of doing things ,making new alliances and to strengthen existing ones.Forming part of a world -wide process,that will impact on all our lives in making poverty history.

WE LOOK FORWARD TO YOUR KIND SUPPORT
ERICA DJIMO GABE
CEO NDOPCRAFT

Cameroon

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