Apply for Trans Justice Funding Project’s 2018 Grants Program!

Deadline: 15 February 2018

Applications are open for Trans Justice Funding Project grant that is a community-led funding initiative founded in 2012 to support grassroots, trans justice groups run by and for trans people.

This project makes grants annually by bringing together a panel of six trans justice activists from around the country to carefully review every application they receive.

They center the leadership of trans people organizing around their experiences with racism, economic injustice, transmisogyny, ableism, immigration, incarceration, and other intersecting oppressions.

Over the last five years, They’ve received 661 applications, given away 536 grants through their community-led process, and distributed more than $1.3 million.

Funding Information

Their 2018 goal is to give away half a million dollars with grant sizes of $2500, $5000, and $10,000.

Eligibility Criteria

  • TJFP does not fund individuals.
  • Applicants do not need to be a 501c3 non-profit or have a fiscal sponsor to apply.
  • Eligible groups are
    • 501c3s
    • Groups with a fiscal sponsor
    • Groups that are incorporated in another way (for example, as a business)
    • Groups that are not incorporated

What will not be funded

  • Individuals
  • Groups with a budget of more than $250,000
  • Groups that are not led by trans or gender non-conforming people
  • Groups outside the United States and Puerto Rico
  • Programs within an organization (where applicant’s group is not fiscally sponsored) with a budget over $250,000

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted via email at the address given on the website.

Eligible Countries: United States & Puerto Rico

For more information, please visit Trans Justice Funding Project.

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