EU Global Call for Proposals: European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Program 2018

Deadline: 21 December 2018 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) program 2018 to support civil society in protection and promotion of human rights and fundamental freedoms worldwide. Program Lots and Objectives LOT 1: Support to LGBTI Human Rights Defenders and their organisations working in areas where LGBTI persons are most at risk of discrimination The specific … [Read more...]

Applications Open for International Trans Fund!

Deadline: 1 December 2018 The International Trans Fund (ITF) has launched their third grantmaking cycle. The ITF was created to mobilize sustainable resources to help build strong, trans-led movements and support collective action, and to address and eliminate funding gaps impacting trans groups across the globe. The International Trans Fund (ITF) is a participatory grantmaking fund made up of trans activists and donors. The ITF aims to increase the capacity of the trans movement to … [Read more...]

International Trans Fund: Inviting Trans-led Groups from across the World

Deadline: 1 December 2018 The International Trans Fund (ITF) has announced their third grantmaking cycle.  The ITF was created to mobilize sustainable resources to help build strong, trans-led movements and support collective action, and to address and eliminate funding gaps impacting trans groups across the globe. The International Trans Fund (ITF) is a participatory grantmaking fund made up of trans activists and donors. The ITF aims to increase the capacity of the trans movement to … [Read more...]

GLMA Call for Research Proposals: Lesbian Health Fund

Deadline: 31 December 2018 GLMA is currently seeking applications for Lesbian Health Fund to improve the health of lesbians and sexual minority women (SMW) and their families through research. For the Fall 2018 cycle, the LHF Grant Committee will give preference to funding research focused on resilience and coping among lesbian and sexual minority women or girls, and their families. While special consideration will be given to proposals adhering to this theme, they welcome all proposals that … [Read more...]

Submit Proposals for Let’s make it happen Grant Program!

Deadline: 7 November 2018 Are you an organisation that is led by one of Voice’s target groups? Do you see an opportunity to guide or influence national or local bodies in Cambodia 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 Cambodia towards your target group? Do you want to try innovative and new ways to influence? Do you plan to work with a network of like-minded … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for Small Grants Program!

Deadline: 30 November 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen, Denmark has announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity for Danish organizations, individuals, educational initiatives, and non-governmental organization (NGO) projects, whose aim is to promote and deepen the understanding and appreciation of American foreign policy and culture. Priority Region Denmark Greenland the Faroe Islands Funding Information Awards may range from a minimum of $1,000 and should not exceed … [Read more...]

ISDAO’s Inaugural Call for Proposals 2018: Inviting LGBTQI Focused Organisations

Deadline: 22 November 2018 ISDAO, Initiative Sankofa d’Afrique de l’Ouest (Sankofa Initiative for West Africa) is inviting proposals to fund organizations and networks that are led by lesbian, gay, bisexual, intersex, and trans people. ISDAO is the first West African activist-led Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer and Intersex (LGBTQI) Fund dedicated to strengthening and supporting a West African movement for gender diversity and sexual rights by adopting a flexible approach to grant-making, … [Read more...]

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: 1 May 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 for … [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...]

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