Submit Proposals for Voice’s AKSYON NGAYON! Philippines Sudden Opportunity Grant

Deadline: 31 December 2019 Have you identified an emerging threat impacting local civic space? Do you see an unexpected opportunity to show solidarity towards and between (a) Voice target group(s)? Have circumstances changed where a new policy or law recognising the rights of Voice target groups needs that extra push? Is there a consensus among a consortium/ civil society network for joint strategic action? If you answered yes to the questions above, then apply for the Philippines Sudden … [Read more...]

Apply for Voice’s MAKE A DIFFERENCE: Philippines Innovate and Learn Grants Program

Deadline: 31 May 2019 Voice Philippines has announced the first Call for Proposals for its Innovate and Learn Grant that aims to address emerging issues and trends affecting Voice target groups. Topics Two topics are identified for the first call: Issues and challenges in agriculture and fishing communities that impact local farmers and fishers Rural farmers and fishing communities continue to remain among the poorest in the Philippines. Despite not being specifically … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State announces Countering Trafficking in Persons in Ukraine

Deadline: 3 May 2019 The U.S. Embassy Kyiv, through the Public Affairs Section’s Democracy Small Grants Program and Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) is inviting Ukrainian NGOs with an aim to preventing and combating trafficking in persons (CTIP) in Ukraine, prosecuting and punishing traffickers, and protecting trafficking victims. Through this competition, the Democracy Small Grants Program and INL seek innovative approaches to supporting anti-trafficking … [Read more...]

Voice’s Empowering the Unheard: Philippines Empowerment Grant Program

Deadline: 15 May 2019 Voice is currently accepting proposals for its “Empowering the Unheard: Philippines Empowerment Grant” to raise awareness, develop transformative leadership, build confidence and skills, and work against stigmatisation of marginalised and discriminated groups. This is a small-scale grant with at least a one-year timeframe, accessible for informal groups through partnering with registered/accredited organisations and registered grassroots organisations. Grant … [Read more...]

AmplifyChange’s 2019 Opportunity Grant for Women and LGBTIQ led Civil Society Organisations

Deadline: 3 May 2019 AmplifyChange is pleased to invite women led and LGBTIQ led civil society organisations for its 2019 Opportunity Grant to nurture and encourage innovative ideas and approaches on SRHR advocacy in new contexts. The purpose of this grant is to implement projects doing advocacy within a sexual and reproductive health rights framework. They aim to be flexible in their funding approach so that smaller and new organisations can access their funding, but they do expect a … [Read more...]

The Other Foundation seeking Applications for Grants from Individuals or Organizations in Southern African Countries

Deadline: 3 May 2019 The Other Foundation is seeking applications for grants from individuals or organizations in thirteen eligible southern African countries to support work that advances or defends the freedom, equality, and social inclusion of homosexual and bisexual women and men, and transgender and intersex people. The thirteen eligible countries from which grant applications will be accepted are Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters Foundation inviting Journalists for Reporting LGBTI Rights Programme

Deadline: 10 April 2019 Thomson Reuters Foundation, in partnership with Hivos, is offering a training course on Reporting LGBTI Rights for journalists from Kenya and Uganda. The intensive four-day workshop, taking place in Nairobi, Kenya from Monday, 06 May – Thursday, 09 May 2019, will build the capacity of journalists to report on LGBTI rights – covering relevant journalism skills, safety, help journalists to present new viewpoints and promote discussion and support with developing … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Denmark announces Small Grants Program

Deadline: 30 April 2019 The U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen has announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity for Danish organizations, individuals, educational initiatives, and non-governmental organization (NGO) projects, whose aim is to promote and deepen the understanding and appreciation of American foreign policy and culture. The Embassy elicits proposals with outstanding merit that support the U.S. Government’s broad goals of fostering mutual cooperation. In deciding which projects to … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Denmark Seeking Applications for Partnership for Change Grant Program

Deadline: 30 April 2019 The U.S. Embassy Copenhagen is seeking applications for an open competition for organizations and individuals to support a program or project to promote public-private partnerships or entrepreneurship mentoring or other initiatives that drive economic growth and strengthen communities around Denmark. Objectives The grant will be awarded to a Social Entrepreneur individual or business start-up who, in partnership with the corporate world, works on finding … [Read more...]

IFRA-Nairobi inviting Fieldwork Grants Program 2019

Deadline: 28 April 2019 The French Institute for Research in Africa (IFRA)-Nairobi is inviting applicants for its 2019 fieldwork grants to support Masters and PhD students who conduct research in social sciences and humanities in the East African region (Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda, and Eastern Congo). Research Themes IFRA will prioritize support to the following research themes: Workers, Labour, and Employment: This research area targets studies on workers in … [Read more...]

Embassy of Canada for Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Honduras launched Canada Fund for Local Initiatives

Deadline: 29 March 2019 The Embassy of Canada for Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Honduras has launched its annual call for proposals for the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) that is designed to support small-scale, high-impact projects in developing countries, which align with Global Affairs Canada’s thematic priority areas for engagement. The program is directed at projects conceived and designed predominantly by local partners. Projects are selected and approved by the relevant … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Serbia announces Alumni Small Grants Program

Deadline: 15 June 2019 The U.S. Embassy Belgrade has announced an open competition for individuals and/or organizations to submit applications to carry out a program in Serbia. The U.S. Embassy’s Public Affairs Section has set aside funds for the Alumni Small Grants Program specifically designated for use by past participants of U.S. Government (USG)-sponsored exchange programs. The Alumni Small Grants Program allows alumni to take their ideas on how to give back to their home … [Read more...]

The Channel announces the giveOUTday Grant Round for Australia’s Rural and Regional LGBTIQ+ Communities

Deadline: 31 March 2019 The Channel is accepting applications to offer two grants of $5,000 each to projects or community groups participating in giveOUTday and working to benefit rural and regional LGBTIQ+ communities. The Channel will look favorably upon projects that: are willing to take a risk / agitate for change / get way outside the comfort zone! are community-led; focus on areas that are particularly under-funded and/or have low awareness; and have marginalized LGBTIQ+ … [Read more...]

Funding for Groups Led by Young Women, Disabled Women and LBTIQ in Central America

Deadline: 30 March 2019 The Fondo Centroamericano de Mujeres (FCAM – Central American Women’s Fund), a feminist organization has launched a 23rd Call for Proposals to celebrate 15 years working for women’s rights in Central America. Priority populations for FCAM are those that have largely been marginalized: young women, indigenous women, Afro-descendant women, women agricultural workers, migrant women, women free trade zone workers, women domestic laborers, lesbians, bisexuals, … [Read more...]

IWMF-Guatemala: Express yourself! Reporting Initiative on the Rights of Women and LGBTIQ + Communities

Deadline: 2 April 2019 Express yourself!, the International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) inviting applications for the production of high quality journalism by and about women and people from LGBTIQ + communities in Guatemala to support Latin America. In this framework, express yourself! will launch a 12-month professional development program for journalists in Guatemala, with an emphasis on the rights of women and LGBTIQ + communities. The IWMF believes that all stories should … [Read more...]

IWMF’s Express yourself! Initiative to Report on the Rights of Women and LGBTIQ + Communities for El Salvador

Deadline: 2 April 2019 Express yourself!, the IWMF initiative in Latin America seeks to support the production of high quality journalism by and about women and people from LGBTIQ + communities in El Salvador. In this framework, express yourself! will launch a 12-month professional development program for journalists in El Salvador, with an emphasis on the rights of women and LGBTIQ + communities. The IWMF will select 15 journalists from each country to participate in the initiative. This … [Read more...]

Apply for Gamma Mu Foundation’s Grant Program 2019

Deadline: 31 May 2019 The Gamma Mu Foundation is seeking applications for its Grant Program 2019 with an aim to make a positive difference in the lives of the LGBT community, primarily in rural and other under-served populations of the United States. The Gamma Mu Foundation was established to provide financial grants to organizations that serve clients and communities primarily in the rural and/or underserved United States. The Foundation makes available direct assistance through HIV/AIDS … [Read more...]

EU-Botswana Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country-Based Support Scheme (CBSS) 2018-2019

Deadline: 10 April 2019 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “EIDHR Country-Based Support Scheme (CBSS)- Botswana 2018-2019” to increase and deepen civil society organisations' engagement in human rights and democracy in Botswana. Priority Areas The priority areas for this call are: Promotion and protection of women's and girls' rights, targeting specifically gender and family based violence and/or teenage … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Roy Scrivner Memorial Research Grants Program

Deadline: 1 November 2019 Applications are open for Roy Scrivner Memorial Research Grants Program to encourage the study of LGBT family psychology and therapy through its support of promising young investigators whose graduate research is oriented toward issues in this general area. APF is a grant-making foundation that funds early career psychologists and graduate students using psychology to solve important problems and improve people's lives. Program Goals Encourage talented … [Read more...]

2019 Feminist Review Trust Fund Round 2: Supporting Projects that Transform the Lives of Women

Deadline: 30 April 2019 The Feminist Review Trust is seeking applications from eligible entities for the 2nd round of its 2019 program that gives grants to projects in the UK and internationally that support women. These grants represent the diversity of women’s lives globally and support the creativity which with women fight the inequalities they face. Set up in 2001, the Trust was funded by Feminist Review. Run as a collective since its inception in 1979, the voluntary work of Feminist … [Read more...]