Third Wave Fund inviting Applicants for Mobilize Power Fund


Deadline: 9 July 2019

Third Wave Fund is inviting applicants for its 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.

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The 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 Support:

  • Actions against criminalization and violence
  • Urgent community organizing or direct action
  • Unanticipated legislative or ballot initiative campaigns
  • Leadership training or participatory action research
  • Healing and healing justice work
  • Legal or bail fees
  • Marches or rallies
  • Conflict mediation/resolution

This Fund does not Support

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  • Budget shortfalls
  • Ongoing, regularly scheduled programs
  • Start-up or general operating costs
  • Fundraising
  • Previously planned or long-term campaigns
  • Charity

Funding Information

Grants can be made for up to $7,500 USD.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • Organizations do not need a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status or a fiscal sponsor to receive funding.
  • The Fund makes this clear to strongly encourage grassroots organizations, groups, and collectives led by and for young people of color and low-income communities to apply.
  • Other Criteria:
    • Youth Leadership: Young women of color and/or trans, gender non-conforming, intersex activists, and/or queer youth under 35 are a core part of planning and decision-making processes. Campaigns, efforts, or organizations are led by and for communities impacted by the event or situation applicants are responding to.
    • Gender Justice Focus: Applicants political analysis and project show how the issue(s) applicants are responding to address or are connected to patriarchy, transphobia, homophobia, gender inequity, or gender-based violence. Gender Justice activism includes racial justice, economic justice, immigration justice, reproductive justice, health & HIV/AIDS justice, trans/intersex/queer justice, disability justice, healing justice, anti-violence and/or anti-criminalization work.
    • Community Power Building: Applicants proposal’s strategies and activities help build power for youth-led gender justice activism, organizing, and/or healing in their communities, and are connected to the goal(s), outcome(s), and/or changes applicant want as a result of their proposed actions.
    • Urgency or Time-Sensitivity: The event or situation applicants are responding to was unanticipated, requires urgent or timely action, and/or leverages recent attention or media coverage.
    • Organizational Need: They will prioritize organizations with budgets under $500,000 and that are based in areas with limited access to philanthropic resources.

How to Apply

All materials must be submitted at the address given on the website.

Eligible Country: United States

For more information, please visit https://www.thirdwavefund.org/mobilize-power-fund.html

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