The Channel: Accepting Applications for Courageous Advocacy Grant


Deadline: 22 October 2018

The Channel is seeking projects strategically advocating for courageous change when it comes to LGBTIQ+ Rights in Australia.

75% Discount on Premium Membership (Ad)
For a limited time only, this discount offer gives you exclusive access to all the Premium Standard features for NGO grant success. Join Today.
 

The Courageous Advocacy grant round will fund any of the below activities/approaches provided they are in pursuit of a positive policy advocacy outcome for Australian LGBTIQ+ communities. Different advocacy approaches will be suited to different circumstances and issues. Some deal with urgent issues, others focus on building a longer-term evidence base for change. A variety of approaches is often used to address an issue at different stages of a campaign. These may include:

  • RESEARCH AND DISSEMINATION
    • Credible research is an excellent tool for raising the profile of a problem and explaining the ongoing impact of a policy or condition on LGBTIQ+ individuals and communities.
  • RAISING AWARENESS
    • Increasing public consciousness to advance action on an issue (because key parts of society are often not fully aware of LGBTIQ+ issues or their impacts). These efforts can take many forms, including communication through the media, advertising, speeches to influential audiences and directly promoting the charity’s purpose, or the interests of their beneficiaries, to elected representatives and public officials.
  • COMMUNITY ORGANIZING
    • LGBTIQ+ communities organizing on their own behalf so that those most affected by a particular issue are able to voice their concerns and promote their interests with government officials and powerful private entities.
  • GRASSROOTS MOBILIZATION
    • Demonstrating broad-based public support for policy change. Mobilizing coalitions to visit elected representatives or to generate greater public awareness of LGBTIQ+ issues.
  • POLICY DEVELOPMENT
    • Developing policy options to aid change. Providing advocates, elected representatives, policy makers, and others with credible suggestions for solving problems and goals to rally around.

Funding Information

The Channel is making their biggest grant ever in their final round for 2018: $20,000

Searching for the fastest way to write proposals? (Ad)
We have an extensive database of sample proposals from successful grantee organizations from around the world offering project ideas, proposal writing techniques and planned strategies. Join Premium to view Sample Proposals
 

Eligibility Criteria

  • All projects must be fully conducted within Australia and be for the benefit of Australian LGBTIQ+ communities.
  • Applicant organisations must be a registered charity that is endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient (DRG) item 1, or apply under the auspices of a registered charity with this endorsement. Please get in touch if applicants would like assistance finding an auspice partner. If applicants are an LGBTIQ+ organisation with DGR, consider applying OR partnering with a non-DGR organisation who wishes to apply. Again, The Channel is available to assist with this and encourage applications through this kind of arrangement.
  • The Channel will look favourably upon projects that:
    • are willing to take a risk / agitate for change / get way outside the comfort zone!
    • are community-led;
    • take an intersectional approach;
    • focus on areas that are particularly under-funded and/or have low awareness;
    • have marginalised LGBTIQ+ communities at their centre, eg. refugees and asylum seekers, people of colour, Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people experiencing homelessness, trans and gender diverse people.
    • can demonstrate a consideration of longer term sustainability where applicable.

How to Apply

Interested applicants can contact The Channel for the application process via given website.

Are you overwhelmed with too much grant information? (Ad)
Join Premium and view relevant grants and resources on a clean, ad-free and user-friendly Member Dashboard to organize and plan your successful fundraising. Learn more
 

Eligible Country: Australia

For more information, please visit The Channel.

African Culture Fund launches 2nd Call for Proposals

Grants for Small-scale Development Projects in Kenya

ECCAR Call for Proposals 2019: Countering Violent Extremisms and Fostering Inclusion, Diversity and Tolerance

nib foundation’s Health Smart Grants Program for Australian Charities

1st UNWTO Sports Tourism Start-up Competition to promote Sustainable Innovation in Sports & Tourism Sector

ActionAid Zambia Awarding Grants to NGOs, CBOs and Grassroot Movements

ICRC-CEJ inviting Journalists for “Humanitarian Reporting Award” 2019- Pakistan

Government of the Slovak Republic launches Open Call on the Support of Restoration and Revitalisation of Cultural Heritage

U.S. Embassy in Ecuador announces Notice of Funding Opportunity

2019 N-Peace Small Grants Program for Pakistan

Australian Consulate-General in Bali launches Direct Aid Program for 2019 – 2020

Submit Proposals to Advance the Empowerment of Women and Girls in Bangladesh

United States: Career Development Grants Program to Provide Assistance to Women

AAUW’s Community Action Grants to Address Issues Related to the Needs of Women & Girls in United States

Call for Applications: Asia Africa Youth Entrepreneurs Forum

Applications Open for UKRI-NHMRC Built Environment and Prevention Research Scheme

Program to fund Conservation Projects all over Canada

Trust funding supports Volunteering or Community Service Projects in the UK

EDCTP announces Call for Proposals for Ethics and Regulatory Capacities 2019

Mercy Foundation seeking EOIs for “Grants to End Homelessness” Program – Australia

Open Call for LGBTIQ+ Advocacy Grants in the MENA Region

Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects- Uganda

Grant for Groups and Individuals in Asia pursuing “Citizen Science”

Regional TechCamp Workshop on Countering Disinformation

>