Call for Submissions: 2017 IDAHOT Watchdog

Deadline: 10 April 2017 Recognizing May 17 as the International Day Against Homophobia,Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT), the Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights is currently inviting young people for its 2017 IDAHOT Watchdog to speak up for LGBTQI rights and celebrate supportive and diverse families. The International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia is celebrated annually on May 17. The 2017 IDAHOT global focus theme is FAMILIES. This theme calls attention to the … [Read more...]

The Other Foundation Research Grant: Seeking Expression of Interests from African Researchers

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Other Foundation is seeking expression of interests for its Research Grant to work with the data in a variety of ways. To enable African researchers who live and work on the continent the opportunity to explore the data first, the results of this groundbreaking survey have been embargoed for a 12-month period up to 31 August 2017. In the longer term, the data set will be made publicly available. During this embargoed period, the Other Foundation will support … [Read more...]

IRP Call for Applications: Inviting Professional Journalists for Gender and LGBT Rights Fellowships

Deadline: 24 March 2017 The International Reporting Project (IRP) is now accepting applications from professional journalists to report on gender and LGBTI rights around the world. Thematic Areas Applicants may propose any stories that focus on gender rights or LGBTI rights (or both). Topics might include: gender- and orientation-based discrimination; reproductive, sexual and maternal health; land rights; access to justice; shrinking civil society; threats against women … [Read more...]

Lesbian Health Fund: Improving the Health of Lesbians and other Sexual Minority Women (SMW)

Deadline: 1 May 2017 The Lesbian Health Fund (LHF), a program of GLMA, is seeking applications for its Spring LHF Grant Cycle to improve the health of lesbians and other sexual minority women (SMW) and their families through research. In honor of the victims of the Orlando shooting, the Spring cycle will give preference to funding research focused on societal and domestic violence affecting sexual minority women and girls. Research Areas While many areas in the field of lesbian health need … [Read more...]

PRM: Apply for NGO Programs Benefiting Afghan, Iraqi, and other Non-Syrian Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Turkey

Deadline: 7 April 2017 The U.S. Department’s Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM) is currently seeking proposals for NGO Programs Benefiting Afghan, Iraqi, and other Non-Syrian Refugees and Asylum Seekers. Funding Priorities PRM will consider funding only those projects that include a target beneficiary base of at least 50 percent non-Syrian refugees and asylum seekers, including Afghans and/or Iraqis, among others. Proposals are encouraged to incorporate efforts to … [Read more...]

The Community Foundation for Ireland: Seeking Applications for Inclusion for LGBT Migrants

Deadline: 13 April 2017 The Community Foundation for Ireland is seeking applications for its Social Change grants under "Inclusion for LGBT Migrants" to support community based and national work promoting activities that will increase the inclusion of LGBT+ people who are migrants. The ultimate aim of this grants scheme is to address the unique issues for these persons, raise awareness and find innovative social solutions to these issues. The Community Foundation for Ireland is a grant-making … [Read more...]

The Other Foundation’s General Grants Program for Social Inclusion of Homesexual and Bisexual People!

Deadline: 6 March 2017 The Other Foundation is currently inviting individual or organization in thirteen eligible Southern African countries for its General Grants program 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 Other Foundation is an African trust that advances equality and freedom in southern Africa with a particular focus on sexual orientation and gender identity. … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in the Gender and Technology Institute in Asia!

Deadline: 27 February 2017 Tech-based violence and threats targeted against women activists, rights defenders and journalists is endemic to the internet today. Therefore, Tactical Technology Collective invites participations for the Gender and Technology Institute (GTI) in Asia with an aim to build participants' skills and knowledge in using digital technologies, to enable them to be informed users of technology and to build movement-based discussions around security and privacy from a gendered … [Read more...]

Gamma Mu Foundation Grants Program: Making a Positive Difference in the Lives of the LGBT Community in United States

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The Gamma Mu Foundation is seeking applications for its Grants Program 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 Foundation’s objective is to award grants that are tied specifically to a new or ongoing project within the recipient organization. The Foundation does not consider it a priority to provide awards for general operating funds regardless of the … [Read more...]

Astraea Intersex Human Rights Fund: Honoring Resilience, Creativity and Growth of Intersex Activism & Ensuring Human Rights of Intersex People

Deadline: 15 March 2017 The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice is seeking proposals for its Intersex Human Rights Fund to honor the resilience, creativity and growth of intersex activism and to ensure the human rights of intersex people. The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice works for social, racial and economic justice in the U.S. and internationally. The foundation’s grantmaking, capacity building & leadership development, media and communications, and philanthropic advocacy … [Read more...]

Call for Concept Papers: Strengthening and Promoting the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons

Deadline: 20 February 2017 The U.S. Embassy Bridgetown is currently inviting civil society organizations (including academic institutions and coalitions/networks) from Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Saint Lucia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, and Saint Vincent and Grenadines to submit concept papers to strengthen and promote the human rights of LGBTI persons. All concept papers must be accompanied by a budget detailing work plan costs and three past project references which demonstrate the … [Read more...]

Feminist Review Trust Fund: Apply to Obtain Support for Projects Addressing Women’s Issues

Deadline: 30 April 2017 Applications are open for the second round for Feminist Review Trust Fund, inviting eligible entities to apply for its grants program, representing the diversity of women’s lives globally and supporting the creativity with which women fight the inequalities they face. Thematic Areas The Feminist Review Trust welcomes projects in the following areas: Lesbian and transgender rights Violence against women and girls Disabled women and girls Funds … [Read more...]

LGBTI Small Grants 2017: Reducing Discrimination against LGBT Human Rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Deadline: 24 February 2017 The United States Department of State is seeking proposals for its LGBTI Small Grants 2017 with an aim to improve human rights of LGBTI persons, and social and legal empowerment of LGBT people. US State Department collects proposals to contribute to reducing discrimination against LGBT human rights on the basis of gender identity, gender expression and sexual orientation. Program Areas The Institute for Youth Development and NGO and Business Audit doo Sarajevo … [Read more...]

UN Women: Integration of LBTI Issues in Training Programs, Legislative and Policy Development Interventions of UNJP in Georgia

Deadline:  6 February 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is seeking proposals for “Integration of LBTI issues in the training programs, legislative and policy development interventions of UNJP". With the generous support by the Swedish International Development Cooperation (Sida) the second phase of the UN Joint Programme for Gender Equality (hereinafter UNJP) has been launched in January 2016, implemented by UNDP, UN Women, and … [Read more...]

Myer-GALFA Grant: Improving the Wellbeing of LGBTI People Living with a Disability

Deadline: 27 February 2017 The Sidney Myer Fund and the Gay and Lesbian Foundation of Australia (GALFA) have launched a next joint funding round, as part of the Sidney Myer Fund Poverty and Disadvantage Small Grants Program, to the value of $15,000. The Gay and Lesbian Foundation of Australia (GALFA) is a charitable foundation whose purpose is to provide funds for charitable activities/organisations which have as their sole or chief purpose/outcome, the good and betterment of Lesbian, Gay, … [Read more...]

Third Wave Fund’s Flush Transphobia Fund: Grants for Groups, Nonprofits, & Coalitions in the USA

Deadline: 14 January 2017 Third Wave Fund is seeking applications for its Flush Transphobia Fund, a rapid response fund for direct action and community mobilizing in response to anti-trans legislation. Third Wave’s Flush Transphobia Fund is a rapid response fund that supports the leadership of transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming youth of color and low-income youth to respond to anti-trans legislation and ballot initiatives. This fund was created to allow trans organizers the … [Read more...]

Charlotte Lesbian and Gay Fund: Inviting Organisations for Programs, Projects, and Events (PPE) Grants in United States

Deadline:  1 February 2017 The Charlotte Lesbian and Gay Fund (CLGF) is seeking applications for Programs, Projects, and Events (PPE) Grants with an aim to encourage 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations to serve the LGBT community either directly or in partnership with another organization(s). The vision of the Charlotte Lesbian and Gay Fund is to cultivate one community with the belief that all people should be treated with dignity and respect with a mission to fund organizations that … [Read more...]

The LGBT Fund Deep Engagement Grants for Mozambique

Deadline: 31 January 2017 The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF), the Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator (OGAC), and The United Nations Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) through their joint partnership on The LGBT Fund is seeking applications for Deep Engagement Grants serving LGBT communities in Mozambique only. The LGBT Fund aligns and expands existing EJAF, OGAC and UNAIDS initiatives to improve access to HIV and STI services for LGBT people, advancing progress towards … [Read more...]

Voice‘s Kenya Influencing Grants: Strengthening Advocacy Capacities and Amplify Voices of Marginalised

Deadline: 31 January 2017 Voice is seeking applicants for its Influencing grants in order to strengthen their lobby and advocacy capacities and amplify voices of marginalised and discriminated groups in influencing determinants of exclusion, marginalization and inequalities that hinder their full realization of development outcomes. Influencing grants are meant for (more established) organisations and networks to strengthen their lobby and advocacy capacities and amplify the voice of … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Small Grants

Deadline: 16 January 2017 AIDS foundation East-West (AFEW) International in partnership with Flowz and in consultation with the Global Network of People living with HIV and the Eurasian Harm Reduction Network is seeking proposals for its community-based participatory research (CBPR)  small grants with an aim to support projects in Eastern Europe and Central-Asia (EECA) region. The purpose of the community based participatory research small grants fund is to: Increase CBPR research … [Read more...]

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