Call for Applications: Capacity Building Workshop on Strategic Advocacy & Litigation

Deadline: 10 July 2018 The Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria with the support of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, cordially is currently inviting applicants to apply for the Capacity Building Workshop on Strategic Advocacy & Litigation targeted at the promotion and protection of the human rights of lesbians, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons in Africa. The 3rd LGBT Human Rights Defenders Workshop will be held from 3-6 September 2018 at the … [Read more...]

Third Wave Fund: Seeking Applications for Mobilize Power Fund

Deadline: 11 July 2018 Applications are now open for the Third Wave Fund’s Mobilize Power Fund which is a rapid response fund that supports the leadership of young women of color, trans, gender non-conforming, queer, and intersex youth under 35 in social movements. Third Wave Fund is the only national fund that supports youth-led Gender Justice Activism to advance the political power, well-being, and self determination of communities of color and low-income communities in the United … [Read more...]

Embassy of Canada to Argentina and Paraguay: 2018-2019 Call for Project Proposals for Canada Fund for Local Initiatives

Deadline: 1 July 2018 The Embassy of Canada in Argentina and Paraguay has launched a call for project proposals for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) 2018-2019. The CFLI is a program that supports small projects proposed and implemented by local NGOs and other grassroots organizations, cooperatives and women’s groups. This enables Canada to respond to local needs by working at the community level. Funding Information The average contribution is expected to be in the range of … [Read more...]

High Commission of Canada in Bangladesh: 2018-2019 Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI)

Deadline: 26 June 2018 High Commission of Canada in Bangladesh is seeking proposals for its 2018-2019 Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) to support small projects proposed and implemented by local NGOs and other grassroots organizations such as village councils, cooperatives and women’s groups. This enables Canada to respond to local needs by working at the community level. Equally important, the CFLI serves to strengthen Canada’s relationships with civil society and local … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana: Inviting Slovenian CSOs for NGO Small Grants Program

Deadline: 6 August 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana, Slovenia is seeking applications for its NGO Small Grants program to offer grants for well-conceived and managed projects that strengthen the civil society sector and address societal concerns. Themes Anti-corruption, Good Governance, and Transparency Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Economic Prosperity, and Promotion of Trade Environment and Renewable Energy Energy Security and Diversification International Security, … [Read more...]

Embassy of Canada to the Dominican Republic: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives 2018-19

Deadline: 23 June 2018 Embassy of Canada to the Dominican Republic is seeking applications for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives 2018-19 to support small-scale but high-impact projects in the Dominican Republic, which align with priority action areas that guide the Government of Canada’s international assistance. The program is directed at projects conceived and designed predominantly by local partners. Projects are selected and approved by the Canadian Embassy in Santo Domingo, Dominican … [Read more...]

ECOM: Inviting LGBTQI Community-Based Organizations & Initiative Groups for Small Grants Program 2018

Deadline: 30 June 2018 Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ECOM) is seeking proposals from LGBTQI community-based organizations and initiative groups for its Small Grants program under the regional program “Right to Health” with the financial support of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. The Goal of the Small Grants Program is to increase advocacy capacity of underserved subgroups of gay and bisexual men, other MSM and trans people, experiencing intersectional stigma … [Read more...]

Submit Proposals for Voice’s Seizing the Moment: Global Sudden Opportunity Grants!

Deadline: 31 December 2018 Are you a global or regional coalition or network that is led by one of Voice’s target groups? Do you see a sudden and unanticipated opportunity to undertake joint action to influence global and/or regional bodies for your cause? Is there a sudden threat to civic space at regional or global level that could have a ripple effect on your access to (productive) resources and employment, access to social services, or your space for political participation? Is there a … [Read more...]

Biden Foundation and YMCA-USA collaborates to foster LGBTQ inclusion and equity Nationwide

The Biden Foundation and YMCA of the USA (Y-USA) have announced a joint three-year effort to foster LGBTQ inclusion and equity at YMCA locations nationwide which is driven by a shared commitment to ensuring all people are treated with dignity and respect. This new initiative is funded by the Gill Foundation and the David Bohnett Foundation. This collaboration will first establish a pilot cohort of Ys that will develop and implement locally focused strategies designed to engage and support … [Read more...]

Submit Proposals for Voice’s Laos Empowerment Grants!

Deadline: 9 July 2018 Are you a new and/or informal group that is led by one of Voice’s target groups? Do you want to learn how to (better) work together?  Do you want to work on leadership and/or increasing confidence of and within your group members? Do you want to embark on a journey to change attitudes and/or social norms in Laos towards your target group? If you answered yes to any of the questions above, then apply for Voice’s Laos Empowerment Grants! Target Groups This Call for … [Read more...]

Third Wave Fund: Inviting Applicants for Mobilize Power Fund

Deadline: 13 June 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the Third Wave Fund’s Mobilize Power Fund which is a rapid response fund that supports the leadership of young women of color, trans, gender non-conforming, queer, and intersex youth under 35 in social movements. Third Wave Fund is the only national fund that supports youth-led Gender Justice Activism to advance the political power, well-being, and self determination of communities of color and low-income communities in the United … [Read more...]

Apply for the MissionBox Philanthropic Fund’s Grant Program!

Deadline: 31 May 2018 Does Your Nonprofit Make a Positive Impact for Teens? If yes, then apply for this fund. The MissionBox Philanthropic Fund is offering a May 2018, $3,500 cash grant award to a nonprofit or charity, from anywhere in the world, that significantly contributes to the empowerment and/or well-being of teens (13-19 years of age). Focus Areas Specifically, this single $3,500 grant will be awarded to any registered nonprofit or charity that provides services in the following … [Read more...]

Applications Open for ANZ & Sydney Mardi Gras Community Grants 2018!

Deadline: 1 July 2018 Applications are now open for the ANZ & Sydney Mardi Gras Community Grants in 2018, designed to support and develop LGBTQI community projects in Australia. This grant primarily aims to raise the visibility of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex communities. The judges will assess the merits of each application in their discretion and will ultimately determine any successful applications, in whole or in part. Winners will be announced by … [Read more...]

Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF): Addressing HIV-Related Needs of Transgender People & Black Gay

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) has announced an open request for proposals (RFP) for projects that focus on addressing the HIV-related needs of Transgender People and Black Gay, Bisexual, SGL Men. The goals of this new initiative are: Improved HIV health and quality of life for Black men who are gay or bisexual, and Improved HIV health and quality of life for transgender people. Priority Areas EJAF will fund organizations working toward one or more … [Read more...]

2018 Feminist Review Trust Fund Round 3: Representing the Diversity of Women’s Lives Globally

Deadline: 30 September 2018 The Feminist Review Trust is seeking applications from eligible entities for the 3rd round of its 2018 grant program that gives grants to projects in the UK and internationally that support women. The 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  … [Read more...]

AIDS United: Inviting Applicants for Transgender Leadership Initiative

Deadline: 31 May 2018 AIDS United, with support from Janssen Therapeutics, Division of Janssen Products, LP, has announced an opportunity for grant support through the Transgender Leadership Initiative. The Transgender Leadership Initiative will support the ability of transgender leaders to respond to HIV-related stigma, improve provider competency, and will bring to the table a vitally under-represented voice in the national response to HIV. Having transgender leaders at the helm ensures that … [Read more...]

CVC Call for Proposals: Inviting Civil Society Organizations for Small Grant Program

Deadline: 30 April 2018 The Caribbean Vulnerable Communities Coalition (CVC) is seeking proposals for its small grant program to support implementation of national advocacy actions that focus on MSM and Transgender specific activities to improve health and justice outcomes. For organisations in Barbados , where national advocacy plan might not exist, it would be activities related to the development of organisational  advocacy plans that address issues at the national level affecting MSM and … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for Third Wave Fund’s Mobilize Power Fund!

Deadline: 16 May 2018 Third Wave Fund is inviting applications for Mobilize Power Fund which is a rapid response fund that supports the leadership of young women of color, trans, gender non-conforming, queer, and intersex youth under 35 in social movements. Funding Information Grants can be made for up to $7,500 USD. Larger grants may be made on a case-by-case basis. Coalitions or joint proposals can request up to $7,500 per group. For example, if a joint application is submitted by … [Read more...]

Third Wave Fund’s Flush Transphobia Fund: Supporting the Leadership of Transgender in the United States

Deadline: 16 May 2018 Third Wave Fund is seeking applications for Flush Transphobia Fund that is rapid response fund to support 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. Funding Information Grants can be made for up to $7,500 USD. Larger grants may be made on a case-by-case basis. Coalitions or joint proposals can request up to $7,500 per group. For example, if … [Read more...]

Apply for Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation’s Grant Program!

Deadline: 31 October 2018 The Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation (BCSUF) is seeking applications for its grant program to raise awareness of bullying and its long-term, damaging effects. The Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation is the world's first foundation dedicated to raising awareness of the long-term, damaging effects of bullying by connecting communities and raising funds to support those doing real-world work to eradicate bullying. Funding Information BCSUF generally prefer to make smaller, more … [Read more...]