The grant program aims to support the development of the feminist movement in Georgia and encourage cooperation between the movements.
- The Women’s Foundation welcomes projects focused on social change, which in a specific competition means the following:
- Considering the principles of intersectional feminism
- Creating safe spaces for feminist and queer activists
- Supporting/giving voice to the most marginalized groups
- The priority areas of the grant competition are:
- Feminist educational initiatives (workshops, training of trainers, etc.)
- Legislation and policy advocacy and lobbying. Also, media/social media campaigns for advocacy
- Protecting the rights of marginalized groups
- Cooperation between movements (feminist, environmental, labor rights, etc.) and/or connecting with different actors (self-governments of municipalities, state structures, etc.)
- Collective initiatives of feminists, women’s rights activists, women’s organizations/groups and their capacity building
- Creative initiatives aimed at the development and change of the women’s movement, inter-cultural dialogue, solidarity and inter-movement cooperation
- Interventions aimed at empowering and protecting members of the feminist movement (introducing collective care practices, strengthening digital and physical security skills, etc.)
- Creating feminist knowledge through research and documentation.
- The grant amount is 6000 USD; the duration of the projects is determined up to 5 months.
- Within the framework of the competition, the Women’s Fund will support the following projects:
- which are implemented by women
- whose direct and ultimate beneficiaries are women
- Priority will be given to coalition projects and projects presented by registered organizations. Also, initiatives of regionally based organizations and marginalized groups.
- Formal and informal women’s groups (registered non-governmental organizations and initiative groups) and networks from the capital and regions of Georgia can participate in the grant competition.
For more information, visit Women’s Foundation in Georgia.