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Grindr for Equality (G4E): Open Call for LGBTIQ+ Advocacy Grants in the MENA Region

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted September 13, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on October 30, 2019
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Applications must fall into one of the following three thematic areas:
a) Health;
b) Community Power and Affirmation;
c) Safety & Security.

Eligibility Criteria:
1) Organizations must be based in the Middle East-North Africa (MENA) region (Arabic speaking countries);
2) Organizations are eligible if their primary focus is advancing LGBTIQ+ issues;
3) Organizations that are not primarily focused on advancing LGBTIQ+ issues are still eligible to apply to fund LGBTIQ+ projects if they are governed, directed, and led by LGBTIQ+ people (e.g. LGBTIQ+ people occupy all or most of leadership roles throughout the various decision-making levels of the group).

Requests from religious institutions, research institutions, universities, sports teams, arts organizations, government entities, political parties, or election campaigns are NOT eligible.

Organizations or groups can apply for the two different types of grants ($5,000 and $10,000) but it should be for different projects.

Utilize This Offer

Grindr for Equality has announced this open call for LGBTIQ+ advocacy grants in the Middle East-North Africa (Arabic speaking countries).

Before applying, please carefully read the criteria and thematic areas.

Submission deadline: Oct 31st, 2019.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Sep 13, 2019
Sep 13, 2019

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and then use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit you;
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests; yes, tell these storiies too... - they will enlighten and inspire your network.

Jill Langhus
Sep 13, 2019
Sep 13, 2019

Thanks, Ana.

Anita Shrestha
Sep 16, 2019
Sep 16, 2019

Dear Ana
Thank you for sharing

Tamarack Verrall
Sep 19, 2019
Sep 19, 2019

Thanks for this, Ana. We have a long way to go before all LGBTIQ people are free and safe from harm, harassment, imprisonment and lack of respect. The right to live our lives and love who we choose is a long way from being in place.

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Oct 28, 2019
Oct 28, 2019

Thanks for that.