Third Wave Fund’s Mobilize Power Fund: Supporting the Leadership of Young Women

Deadline: 14 November 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 launched this fund because powerful movements need the ability to respond to and heal from immediate threats and opportunities with flexible and responsive funding opportunities. This Fund May … [Read more...]

Apply for Comic Relief’s Power Up: Resourcing Women’s And Girls’ Movements for Change Program!

Deadline: 7 December 2018 Comic Relief is currently seeking applications for a program entitled “Power Up: Resourcing Women’s And Girls’ Movements for Change” that aims to support a diverse range of women’s rights organisations to fight against systems which perpetuate the injustices they encounter in their daily lives. Funding Criteria Comic Relief will want to work with amazing women and girl-led organisations, partnerships, consortia and women’s funds who are supporting women to … [Read more...]

Voice’s Empower Beyond Borders! Global Empowerment Grant

Deadline: 9 November 2018 Are you an organisation ready to break the shackles of exclusion of underrepresented groups in East Africa, West Africa or South East Asia? Do you have and/or wish to take to scale home-grown empowerment strategies that raise awareness, build confidence and self-esteem of Voice target groups to claim their rights? Do you see organisations across neighbouring countries needing the same capacities strengthened and with a potential to build a movement that can create a … [Read more...]

WayOUT Grant: Empowering LGBTQ+ Youth in United States

Deadline: 14 June 2019 WayOUT is looking for leaders and organizations that are changing the lives of LGBTQ+ youth across the U.S. for its 2019 grant program. WayOUT believes that LGBTQ+ youth should grow up feeling safe to be who they really are. They empower LGBTQ+ youth by supporting local organizations and entrepreneurs making a difference in their communities. Through fundraising and resource mobilization, wayOUT enables these entrepreneurs to launch programs and provide ongoing support … [Read more...]

The Channel: Accepting Applications for Courageous Advocacy Grant

Deadline: 22 October 2018 The Channel is seeking projects strategically advocating for courageous change when it comes to LGBTIQ+ Rights in Australia. The Courageous Advocacy grant round will fund any of the below activities/approaches provided they are in pursuit of a positive policy advocacy outcome for Australian LGBTIQ+ communities. Different advocacy approaches will be suited to different circumstances and issues. Some deal with urgent issues, others focus on building a longer-term … [Read more...]

Third Wave Fund’s Mobilize Power Fund: Supporting the Leadership of Young Women of Color & Trans

Deadline: 10 October 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 launched this fund because powerful movements need the ability to respond to and heal from immediate threats and opportunities with flexible and responsive funding opportunities. This Fund May … [Read more...]

Voice’s Elimu Tuitakayo: Kenya Influencing Grants

Deadline: 26 October 2018 Are you a national organisation, network or movement seeking to influence education reforms in Kenya? Do you firmly believe that a relevant education system remains the only way to break the cycle of underdevelopment and poverty in Kenya? Can our education system be more inclusive? Do you want to influence and change public’s attitudes towards proposed education reforms? Do you plan to work with a network of like-minded organisations, individuals and/or the unusual … [Read more...]

Ministry of the Kingdom of the Netherlands: Inviting Proposals for Human Rights Fund

Deadline: 30 September 2018 Does your organization work to promote human rights in Myanmar and do you strive to strengthen civil society? Then the Kingdom of the Netherlands is looking to support you! The Ministry of the Kingdom of the Netherlands has launched a second Call for Proposals for the Human Rights Fund. The Human Rights Fund’s objectives are to identify strategic priorities for Human Rights engagement, find suitable local and international partners for this work, and set up … [Read more...]

UNDP: Call For Proposals Against CSOs for the Implementation of a Project to Combat Stigma and Discrimination of LGBTIQ Populations in Madagascar

Deadline: 24 September 2018 Under the Unified Budget, Results and Accountability Framework (UBRAF), UNDP, UNAIDS and OHCHR seek to maximize the coordination, coherence and impact of the UN AIDS response; according to the realities observed during the celebration of the International Day of May 17, LGBTIQ populations suffer from stigma and discrimination in society and are sometimes even victims of physical and psychological violence. And it is to draw up this situation that a call for projects … [Read more...]

Voice: Seeking Proposals for Philippines Innovate and Learn Grants Program

Deadline: 15 November 2018 Do you have an innovative idea to address the marginalisation and discrimination experienced by Voice target groups? Do you want to learn if this innovation is effective and can be scaled-up? Do you see an opportunity where new ideas and approaches can be leveraged to meet the challenges faced by your community? If you said yes to any of the questions above, then apply for the Philippines Innovate and Learn Grants! This is intended for groups, organisations, … [Read more...]

Entries Open for Human Rights Reporting Award Competition!

Deadline: 23 September 2018 The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network Kosovo, in cooperation with The Advocacy Center for Democratic Culture, ACDC, is inviting entries for a competition to win awards for the three best journalistic pieces on TV, in print or online media in Kosovo that highlight abuses of the rights of minority communities, women’s rights and LGBT rights. Through this initiative, BIRN and ACDC, as part of the project ‘OmbudsWatch – Promoting the Ombudsperson’s Role in Kosovo’, … [Read more...]

Call for Projects: International Fund LGBTI

Deadline: 8 October 2018 The Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs has announced a new international call for projects intended for civil society. The International Fund for Human Rights, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (Fonds LGBTI) was founded in 2009 by France, together with the Netherlands and Norway, following the first statement on sexual orientation and gender identity, jointly proposed by France and the Netherlands in the General Assembly United Nations in 2008. Equality is … [Read more...]

Mama Cash: Seeking Applications for Spark Grant

Deadline: 28 September 2018 Are you an activist in the Netherlands? Are you part of a group of girls, women, trans or intersex people? Are you doing work that changes the world? And do you need funding for your work? If yes, then apply for a Spark Grant! Mama Cash supports up-and-coming feminist activism in the Netherlands with small grants. These grants, from Mama Cash’s Spark Portfolio, are intended to strengthen the bold work of marginalised communities in the Netherlands working on the … [Read more...]

Voice Call for Proposals: Philippines Empowerment Grants Program

Deadline: 15 November 2018 Voice is seeking applications for its Philippines Empowerment Grants program to raise awareness, develop transformative leadership, build confidence and skills and work against stigmatization of marginalized 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 organizations. Funding Information Empowerment grants are available from €5,000 to €25,000 or … [Read more...]

ViiV Healthcare: Seeking Applications for Positive Action for MSM and Transgender Small Grants Programme

Deadline: 21 September 2018 ViiV Healthcare is seeking applications for its ‘Positive Actions for MSM & Transgender People’ small grants programme with an aim to improve sexual health & wellbeing and advance social and economic justice for men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender people in resource-limited and hostile settings. The flagship programme of Positive Action for MSM & Transgender People, committing a minimum of £1.25million each year to community-based initiatives … [Read more...]

Apply for Voice beyond the Incident: Nigeria Sudden Opportunity Grant Program!

Deadline: 31 December 2018 Are there sudden manifestations or situation of injustice against a person/persons/community? Is there a national opportunity for strategic advocacy or litigation, online and offline protests, coordination of collective action that can lead to change in legal decision, policy/laws, a shift in public attitudes and practices? Will this collective action challenge discrimination, promote equal access and opportunities, enhance social well-being or development? If you … [Read more...]

Submit Proposals for Voice’s Policy to Action: Nigeria Influencing Grant Program!

Deadline: 30 September 2018 Voice is currently inviting applicants for its “Policy to Action: Nigeria Influencing Grant” program to strengthen the influencing, lobby and advocacy capacity of Voice target groups, so that they can amplify their voices and influence policies at grassroot level. Grant Information This grant is available for a minimum of €25, 000 and a maximum of €200, 000. The life of projects under this grant must not exceed 36 months. Target Groups Age … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Voice’s Audible Silent Voices: Nigeria Empowerment Grant!

Deadline: 30 September 2018 Voice is seeking applications for its Audible Silent Voices: Nigeria Empowerment Grant which is dedicated to small and/or emerging informal groups where the Voice target groups and their organizations are in the driving seat, whether leading on their own, with allies, or exploring and co-creating solutions with others to address issues of marginalization, stigmatization, or discrimination against them. Funding Information Empowerment Grant has a minimum of €5, 000 … [Read more...]

Voice’s LETS Up Our Game!: Nigeria Innovate and Learn Grant

Deadline: 30 September 2018 Do you want to try something new and innovative to support your target groups? Have you tested a new approach but have not had time or resources to document, reflect and learn? Do you want to try using artivism (art for activism) to amplify the voices of your target groups? Do you want to scale up and disseminate an innovative approach but with a different target group or geographical area? If you said yes to any of the questions above, then apply for an Innovate and … [Read more...]

Submit Proposals for Voice’s Re-think, Improve, Disrupt! Global Innovate and Learn Grants

Deadline: 7 October 2018 Do you have an innovative idea to address the marginalisation and discrimination experienced by Voice target groups? Do you feel civil society needs to break from current practices and think differently? Do you have the ability to connect new ideas and approaches that can be leveraged to meet the challenges faced by your community? Are your approaches able to propel issues of excluded groups to the centre of political and social debates? Do you have an experimental … [Read more...]

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