ECOM: Inviting LGBTQI Community-Based Organizations and Initiative Groups for Right to Health Small Grants Program 2017

Deadline: 14 August 2017 Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ECOM) is currently seeking proposals from LGBTQI community-based organizations and initiative groups for its Small Grants program under the regional program “Right to Health” with an aim to increase the advocacy capacity of underserved LGBT sub-groups of trans people, HIV-positive gay and bisexual men and trans people, and MSM and trans sex workers. Objectives To strengthen the advocacy capacity of community-based organizations … [Read more...]

The Roddenberry Fellowship! Seeking Passionate Activists to take Immediate Action for Long-Term Impact

Deadline: 22 August 2017 Applications are open for "The Roddenberry Fellowship", which is a new 12-month program for activists from across the country who are working to protect the most vulnerable and to make the US a more inclusive and equitable place to live. Launched in 2010, The Roddenberry Foundation is committed to finding and supporting remarkable people and organizations that can disrupt existing dynamics, challenge old patterns of thought, and discover new ways to help us move … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Vietnam: Promoting Human Rights for LGBTI Community

Deadline: 23 August 2017 The U.S. Mission to Vietnam has announced the opening of a competition for a grant to support civil society coordination of government recommendations to implement policies that promote transgender rights and to support innovative approaches that increase acceptance of LGBTI individuals within Vietnamese families. The United States is dedicated to eliminating barriers to equality, ending discrimination, and promoting human rights for LGBTI individuals. Over the past … [Read more...]

DFID’s UK Aid Connect Program: Creating Innovative Solutions to Change Poor People’s Lives

Deadline for Phase 1: 15 September 2017 Deadline for Phase 2: 20 October 2017 The Department for International Development (DFID) is seeking proposals for its “UK Aid Connect” program to support consortia to create innovative solutions to complex development challenges that deliver real change to poor people’s lives. There is a growing recognition that the problems facing the poorest most excluded people and the global challenges underlying those problems, are complex and interconnected. No … [Read more...]

Global Equality Fund: Strengthening Legal Protection for LGBTI Persons

Deadline: 28 July 2017 The U.S. Embassy Manila Political Section (POL) of the U.S. Department of State is seeking applications for its "Global Equality Fund: Strengthening Legal Protection for LGBTI Persons". POL Manila invites proposals for projects that seek to provide assistance to local government units (LGUs) that have already passed local anti-discrimination ordinances, which include protections based on sexual orientation or gender identity, to move toward effective … [Read more...]

EU-EIDHR Programme: Protection of Human Dignity and Respect for Fundamental Human Rights & Freedoms in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean

Deadline: 6 October 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations for “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR): Protection of Human Dignity and Respect for Fundamental Human Rights & Freedoms in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean”. The objective of this call for proposals is to contribute to the respect for fundamental human rights and freedoms in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean by protecting human dignity and promoting an … [Read more...]

American Psychological Foundation: Roy Scrivner Memorial Research Grants

Deadline: 1 November 2017 The American Psychological Foundation (APF) is currently seeking applications from individuals who represent diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, and sexual orientation for its Roy Scrivner Memorial Research Grants that provide graduate student grants (preference given to dissertation candidates) for empirical or applied research that encourages the study of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) family psychology and LGBT family therapy. … [Read more...]

Voice’s Global Influencing Grants: Our Turn to Talk

Deadline: 15 September 2017 Are you an organisation that is led by one of Voice’s target groups? Do you see an opportunity to guide or influence global and/or regional bodies so that they are more open and receptive to the needs and interests of your target group?  Do you want to inspire attitudinal and policy change amongst people and governments in your region towards your target group? Do you want to try innovative and new ways to influence globally and/or regionally? If you answered “yes” … [Read more...]

Apply for PlanetRomeo Foundation’s Grants for Emerging LGBTI Projects!

Deadline: 1 October 2017 PlanetRomeo Foundation is seeking proposals for its grant program to support grassroots emerging LGBTI projects and initiatives, with the focus on achieving societal change in order to improve the position of LGBTI people throughout the world, with an emphasis on the most disadvantaged regions and communities. Thematic Areas PlanetRomeo Foundation supports projects and initiatives under the following themes: Community Organizing Shelter Sports & … [Read more...]

AmplifyChange Strategic Grants: Supporting Organisations that Work Globally and Regionally to help Shape Policies

Deadline: 25 July 2017 AmplifyChange is currently inviting applicants from eligible organisations for its Strategic grants program with an aim to support organisations that work globally and regionally to advocate and help shape policy and strategy on the priority themes of AmplifyChange. Priority Themes Intersections between gender-based violence and barriers to safe abortion: Approaches that strengthen advocacy for safe abortion, including responding to the intersections between … [Read more...]

European Commission: Supporting National or Transnational Projects on Non-discrimination and Roma Integration

Deadline: 9 November 2017 European Commission is seeking applications for its Grant program entitled "Support National or Transnational Projects on Non-discrimination and Roma Integration" to co-fund national or transnational projects tackling at least one of the following grounds of discrimination of Art. 19 TFEU: racial or ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation. They should aim at: Fighting against discrimination based on sexual orientation in society … [Read more...]

Embassy of Canada in Chile: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives 2017-2018

Deadline: 16 July 2017 The Embassy of Canada in Chile is pleased to launch the call for the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives for 2017-2018. Priority Areas Empower women and girls and promote gender equality. Promote peaceful pluralism and respect for diversity, in particular the promotion of LGBT rights, immigrants and refugees. Support the participation of indigenous communities for inclusive governance, strengthening their capacity to participate in consultation processes in … [Read more...]

OutRight Action International: Inviting LGBTIQ Activists for Advocacy Week 2017 in New York

Deadline: 7 July 2017 OutRight Action International is seeking applications from international activists for their annual week of advocacy, which runs from December 1-10, 2017 in New York City. Every December, OutRight hosts LGBTIQ activists from around the world in New York for a week of high level meetings and activities around Human Rights Day (December 10th). The week culminates with OutSummit, our one-day conference dedicated to giving activist in the US and around the world the … [Read more...]

ILGA-Europe’s Re-granting Scheme: Inviting Georgian Organizations working for the Rights of LGBTI People

Deadline: 6 July 2017 ILGA-Europe is seeking applications from LGBTI organizations for its Re-granting scheme “Stronger movements - Confident steps to social” with an aim to increase the LGBTI movement’s ability to effectively respond to challenges and opportunities in Georgia by strengthening the capacity and skills of organisations/groups, their cohesion and ability to generate efficient partnerships, and creating coalitions for leveraging change. ILGA-Europe will encourage and sustain LGBTI … [Read more...]

Voice’s Cambodia Empowerment Grants: Working against Stigmatisation of Marginalised and Discriminated Groups

Deadline: 1 November 2017 Voice is seeking applications for its Cambodia Empowerment Grants to raise awareness develop transformative leadership, build confidence and skills and work against stigmatisation of marginalised and discriminated groups. Funding Information In Cambodia, empowerment grants are available from €5,000 up to €25,000 on a rolling basis. Empowerment grants are smaller grants with a maximum timeframe of 24 months. Impact Themes improving access to … [Read more...]

Astraea’s International Fund: Supporting Groups led by LGBTQI Communities

Deadline: 1 July 2017 The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice is seeking applications for its International Fund to support groups led by LGBTQI communities working for progressive social change, addressing oppression based on sexual orientation and/or gender identity and expression, and advancing work for racial, economic and gender justice. Priorities The fund prioritizes funding to groups that are: Led by and targeted to lesbian/bisexual/queer women Led by and targeted to … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Prevent and Combat Racism, Xenophobia & other forms of Intolerance

Deadline: 7 November 2017 The European Union (EU) is seeking applications for its programme "Prevent and Combat Racism, Xenophobia & other forms of Intolerance". The call to prevent and combat racism, xenophobia and other forms of intolerance will support: projects focusing on preventing and combating Antisemitism projects focusing on preventing and combating anti-Muslim hatred and intolerance projects focusing on preventing and combating xenophobia and anti-migrant hatred … [Read more...]

PlanetRomeo Foundation Call for Proposals: Supporting Grassroots Emerging LGBTI Projects

Deadline: 1 July 2017 PlanetRomeo Foundation is currently seeking proposals for its grant program to support grassroots emerging LGBTI projects and initiatives, with the focus on achieving societal change in order to improve the position of LGBTI people throughout the world, with an emphasis on the most disadvantaged regions and communities. Thematic Areas PlanetRomeo Foundation supports projects and initiatives under the following themes: Community Organizing Shelter Sports … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights for CSOs in Guyana and Suriname

Deadline: 20 July 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) 2016/2017” with an aim to support civil society working in Guyana and Suriname on human rights (political, civil, economic, social and cultural) and democratisation. The programme is divided into two lots: Lot 1- Guyana Death Penalty Gender Equality Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender … [Read more...]

Applications open for the Collective Bill Caspare Memorial Fund Scholarship

Deadline: 14 July 2017 Applications are currently open for the Collective Bill Caspare Memorial Fund Scholarship, established in 2015 by Collective LLC, through the O’Toole Media Awards, to support diversity in the New Media and Data Science disciplines within advertising and media. The Fund was created in memory of former Senior Executive of Collective, Bill Caspare. Award Information This year, a talented, diverse student will be awarded $10,000 based on outstanding talent. Eligibility … [Read more...]

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