Fund for Innovation and Transformation (FIT)
Job Posting: Program Officer, Environment
The Program Officer, Environment, will be responsible for managing projects by Canadian small and medium organizations (SMOs), ensuring environmental standards are met. This position will also provide environmental expertise to the FIT team.
Request For Proposals: Learning and Training Consultants
FIT is requesting proposals from learning and training consultants to create resources and tools for SMOs interested in our program. Click below to find out more about this opportunity!
Deadline for proposals: Monday January 20, 2020, 4pm CST
The Fund for Innovation and Transformation (FIT) is a new national innovation initiative launched in May 2019. FIT supports Canadian small and medium-sized organizations (SMOs) testing innovative solutions to advance gender equality and empower women and girls in the Global South.
Civil society organizations, social enterprises, private sector and post-secondary institutions who meet program criteria are invited to apply. Successful applicants will receive $150K-$250 K to test their idea over 6 -15 months in collaboration with local partners in the Global South.
Funded SMOs will share knowledge and learnings from the testing process to build capacity within the international development community around advancing gender equality through innovation and testing.
FIT’s second Concept Note intake opens November 1st. Submissions are due January 9th, 2020 at 12 noon CST.
Eligibility criteria and more information about the application process can be found at www.fit-fit.ca.