The Women’s Fund in Georgia announces the grant competition “Strengthening and mobilizing the feminist movement in the regions of Georgia”, the financial supporter of which is the “Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)”.
The grant program aims to mobilize women/women’s groups living in the regions of Georgia by providing financial and other resources. The Women’s Foundation welcomes projects focused on social change, which in a specific competition means the following:
- Regional Feminist Mobilization
- Considering the principles of intersectional feminism
- Creating a safe space for women’s rights defenders, queer and feminist activists
- Supporting/Giving Voices to Marginalized Groups
- 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.)
- Interventions aimed at the empowerment and safety of feminist activists and women’s rights defenders (introducing collective/individual care practices, strengthening digital and physical security skills, etc.)
- Feminist educational initiatives (workshops, training, etc.)
- Advocacy and lobbying for legislation and policy
- Creative initiatives aimed at the development and change of the women’s movement, inter-cultural dialogue, solidarity and inter-movement cooperation
- Creating feminist knowledge through research and documentation
- Mobilize and organize in response to anti-gender movements
- The grant amount is determined up to 10,000 euros, the duration of the projects is up to 6-7 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 projects presented by organizations and marginalized groups based in highland regions, villages and surrounding settlements.
- Actors of the feminist movement, women’s formal and informal groups (registered non-governmental organizations and initiative groups) and networks, women’s rights defenders, feminist and/or queer activists from the regions of Georgia can participate in the grant competition. Selected grantee partners will have the opportunity to improve their project management and financial reporting skills.
For more information, visit Women’s Fund in Georgia.