Applications Open for Voice’s Laos Empowerment Grants!

Deadline: 2 November 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 your answer is “yes” to the questions above, then apply for Voice’s Laos Empowerment Grants!

Themes

  • Improved access to (productive) resources (finance, land and water) and employment,
  • Improved access to social services, health and education in particular, and
  • Fostering space for citizen participation

Funding Information

  • Grant can be from €5,000 to €25,000 and from 12 to 24 months in duration.

Target Groups

  • Voice will fund projects that focus on the following target groups:
    • People with disabilities
    • Lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans-gender, queer and intersex (LGBTQI)
    • Indigenous people and ethnic minorities
    • With at least one of the following target groups as a cross-cutting issue:
      • Age discriminated vulnerable groups notably the young or elderly
      • Women facing exploitation, abuse and/or violence
  • Often the most marginalised and discriminated are those who may be vulnerable due to multiple reasons. Therefore, Voice has a strong preference for projects that intend to work with more than one target group to address overlapping vulnerabilities.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applications are only being accepted from locally registered Lao organisations as lead applicant.
  • International organisations are not able to be a lead applicant but can team up as a co-applicant in the case of consortium applications.
  • The (lead) applicant must be target group-led.

How to Apply

Applicants can download the Application Form via given website.

Eligible Country: Laos

For more information, please visit Laos Empowerment Grants.

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