At the 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Summit, Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump and USAID Deputy Administrator Bonnie Glick announced the second round of the WomenConnect Challenge under the White House-led Women’s Global Development and Prosperity (W-GDP) initiative. W-GDP is a U.S. Government wide effort to economically empower 50 million women in the developing world by 2025. By investing in women, USAID is enabling countries to progress beyond assistance by unlocking human potential on a transformational scale. USAID will disburse approximately three grants globally. The period of performance for each award is up to 24 months.
The W-GDP WomenConnect Challenge seeks to bridge the gender digital divide so that women can fully participate in the global economy. Winning solutions will support the W-GDP’s three Pillars:
Issue Date of RFA | June 5, 2019
Issue Date of RFA Mod 1 | June 17, 2019
Issue Date of RFA Mod 2 | July 1, 2019
Issue Date of RFA Mod 3 | July 11, 2019
Deadline for submission of RFA Questions | July 8, 2019 at 5:30pm ET
Deadline for submission of Application | August 6, 2019 at 12:00pm ET
Thank you for your interest in the W-GDP WomenConnect Challenge. Applications were due on August 6, 2019 and the application process is now closed. Check here for future W-GDP WomenConnect Challenge updates.
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