VOICE: Seeking Applications for Philippines Empowerment Grants

Deadline: 31 August 2018

VOICE is seeking applications for its “Philippines Empowerment Grants” to raise awareness, develop transformative leadership, build confidence and skills and work against stigmatization of marginalized and discriminated groups. This is a small-scale grant with at least a one-year timeframe, accessible for informal groups through partnering with registered/accredited organizations.

Funding Information

  • Empowerment grants are available from €5,000 to €25,000 or approximately ₱265,000 to ₱1,300,000, with a maximum timeframe of 24 months.

Target Groups

  • Indigenous groups and ethnic minorities
  • Age-discriminated vulnerable groups, notably the young and the elderly
  • Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people
  • People living with disabilities
  • Women facing exploitation, abuse and/or violence

Eligibility Criteria

  • Informal groups through partnering with registered/accredited organizations
  • Small or large organizations with legal registration/local permit or accreditation and a bank account under the applicant’s name
  • All applicants should be led and represented by at least one of the Voice target groups:
    • Persons with disability
    • Age-discriminated groups, notably the children/youth and the elderly
    • LGBTQI+ community
    • Indigenous peoples
    • Women facing exploitation, abuse and violence

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via given website.

Eligible Country: Philippines

For further information, please visit Philippines Empowerment Grants.

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