In January 2020, CONFEJES launched its first call for projects on the theme of “Women, Sport and Health” in order to finance projects such as sports events, promotional campaigns, innovative tool creation or any other activities associated with the subject and apt to promote women’s physical and sporting activity.


This call for projects seeks to support Member States and governments in the Global South to implement public sports policy related to women and health. It aims to facilitate the involvement of development stakeholders working to encourage women’s participation in sport as well as to promote synergies between relevant public and private entities working on specific projects.

Key information

  • Eligible countries: CONFEJES Member States and governments (zones B, C, D and E)
  • Beneficiaries: associations, NGOs, sports federations, local authorities
  • Theme: women, sport and health
  • Target segment: microprojects (multisport)
  • Type of funding: grants
  • Award amount: €20,000 maximum (representing up to 90% of the cost of the project)
  • Eligible expenses: those expressly associated with the implementation of the project (operating expenses are not covered)
  • Selection method: call for projects with decision by jury


Eligibility criteria

  • Application must include at least two partners: a local or regional public authority and a lead non-public entity (associations, NGOs and sports federations from the eligible countries)
  • The lead non-public entity must have existed for at least 12 months
  • Project implementation period: between 6 and 12 months
  • Type of project: activities associated with the theme “Women, Sport and Health”



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The Conference of Youth and Sports Ministers of French-speaking Countries (Conférence des Ministres de la Jeunesse et de Sports de la Francophonie, known as CONFEJES) is an intergovernmental institution that works to promote Youth, Sports and Leisure in the French-speaking world.
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