Women’s Voice and Leadership (WVL) is a flagship initiative of Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy that aims to get financing and support to women’s rights organizations via country- and region-specific WVL programs, managed by civil society organizations. In an effort to inform future WVL programming, CCIC partnered with the Women’s Rights Policy Group to carry out an analysis of the application process to implement WVL projects. Based on a survey and a workshop, this report highlights key lessons learned and recommendations for civil society partners and Global Affairs Canada.