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...]

AIDS United: Seeking Applications for Transgender Leadership Initiative

Deadline: 14 June 2017 AIDS United, with generous support from Janssen Pharmaceuticals, has announced an opportunity for grant support through the Transgender Leadership Initiative. The transgender community is critically affected by HIV and faces unique challenges in HIV care. The leadership of the transgender community is essential to address the dire HIV epidemic in transgender communities, to improve transgender health outcomes, and to solidify transgender power in our society. More … [Read more...]

ViiV Healthcare: Inviting CBOs/NGOs for Positive Action for MSM and Transgender Small Grants Program

Deadline: 21 June 2017 ViiV Healthcare is seeking applications from eligible organisations for its “Positive Actions for MSM & Transgender” Small Grants programme with an aim to improve the health and wellbeing of men who have sex with men and transgender people, strengthen their support networks, and encourage inclusive communities and institutions. The Positive Action MSM & Transgender Programme is primarily aimed at community-based organisations with priority given to those in … [Read more...]

EJAF Grants: Supporting Organizations working with People affected by HIV

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) is currently seeking LOIs for its grant program in order to support organizations working with people who are most affected by HIV in the Americas, defined as the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. Program Goals EJAF will fund organizations working toward one or more of the following goals: Wellness: Improving the health of people living with HIV or at risk or otherwise affected by … [Read more...]

Feminist Review Trust: Supporting Projects to address Women’s Lives!

Deadline: 30 September 2017 The Feminist Review Trust is inviting applicants for its grants program, representing the diversity of women’s lives globally and supporting the creativity with which women fight the inequalities they face. The Trust was funded by Feminist Review. Run as a collective since its inception in 1979 the voluntary work of  Feminist Review’s editorial teams over the years has provided the means for the Trust to share the success of the journal with groups of women … [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 from the first statistically sound, nationally representative survey of opinions about homosexuality and gender non-conformity, in South Africa. During this embargoed period, the Other Foundation will support interested researchers to work with activists and advocates to deepen this knowledge and analysis further, so that more insights can inform their efforts to … [Read more...]

Applications open for Voice’s Cambodia Influencing Grants!

Deadline: 20 May 2017 Voice is currently seeking applications for its "Cambodia Influencing Grants" which are meant for organisations and networks, in order to strengthen their lobby and advocacy capacities and amplify the voice of marginalised and discriminated groups. Focus Areas The project addresses one or more of the impact themes: Improving access to (productive) resources (finance, land and water) and employment in particular Improving access to social services, health and … [Read more...]

ECOM “Together for Our Rights” Small Grants Program: Inviting LGBTQI Community-based Organizations

Deadline: 30 April 2017 Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ECOM) is currently inviting LGBTQI community-based organizations and initiative groups from the countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia to submit project proposals for its “Together for Our Rights” Small Grants Program with an aim to identify and address stigma and discrimination, and human rights violations in access to health and HIV services that communities of gay men and other MSM, and of trans* people in their countries face … [Read more...]

The Hill-Snowdon Foundation: Applications Open for Defending The Dream Fund in the US

Deadline: 1 May 2017 The Hill-Snowdon Foundation, in partnership with the General Service Foundation, has launched the Defending the Dream Fund to provide expedited resources to grassroots organizing groups that are working to protect targeted communities in the US at present and defend the core principles of equity and justice. Grant Size The Defending the Dream Fund is a one-year initiative for 2017 only and we will make grants up to $10,000. Funding Areas The HSF emphasizes supporting … [Read more...]

Apply for Arcus Foundation’s 2017 International Human Rights Program!

Deadline: 15 May 2017 The Arcus Foundation is seeking proposals for its 2017 International Human Rights Program to ensure its program portfolios remain responsive to new and emerging opportunities within the geographic and thematic scope of its strategy. The purpose of the program is to solicit proposals from intermediary organizations for country-level work in Asia-Pacific, Africa, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and/or the Middle East. Goals Arcus will … [Read more...]

ILGA Europe ‘Allies in Action’ Small Fund 2017: Supporting LGBTI Communities

Deadline: 19 April 2017 The International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA)-Europe and COC Netherlands are currently accepting applications for its small fund "Allies in Action". ‘Allies in Action’ supports impactful, creative, and genuine initiatives by local LGBTI communities and their allies that will unlock the power of person-to-person contacts and will enable committed individuals and collectives outside of LGBTI movements to become multipliers within their … [Read more...]

ILGA-Europe: “Organizing for Change” Programme to Support LGBTI Communities in the European Region

Deadline: 24 April 2017 ILGA-Europe is seeking applications from LGBTI organizations for its new re-granting programme ‘Organising for change: Communities rising’ to support LGBTI community organising work in the European region. This programme aims to increase the LGBTI movement’s abilities to effect change for LGBTI people in Europe through strengthening organisations and groups’ capacity and skills of community organising work. Objectives To increase the ability of the European … [Read more...]

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 from the first statistically sound, nationally representative survey of opinions about homosexuality and gender non-conformity, in South Africa. During this embargoed period, the Other Foundation will support interested researchers to work with activists and advocates to deepen this knowledge and analysis further, so that more insights can inform their efforts to … [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...]

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