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The Other Foundation: Grant Program for 13 Southern African countries

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted November 30, 2020 from Brazil
Expired on January 14, 2021
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The Foundation has a particular interest in funding groups that:
1) Start new initiatives or develop new alliances with other LGBTI organizations and/or allies outside the LGBTI movement, especially in campaign-type advocacy;
2) Demonstrates collaboration with other non-LGBTI civil society organizations and/or direct engagement with policymakers and private businesses; and
3) Develop new knowledge by doing primary research or using data that has already been generated.

Utilize This Offer

The Other Foundation invites applications for grants from individuals or organizations in thirteen eligible southern African countries to support work that advances or defends the freedom, equality, and social inclusion of homosexual and bisexual women and men, and transgender and intersex people.

The thirteen eligible countries from which grant applications will be accepted are Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

The Foundation will have about ZAR9 Million for grant allocations in this round of grant-making.

The closing date for submission of grant concept proposals is Friday, 15 January 2021.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Nov 30, 2020
Nov 30, 2020

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 attests usually required by calls such this one);
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 proposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Don't forget to visit regularly the World Pulse website and:
a) Go to Menu (left upper corner);
b) Click on Explore Topics OR Explore Regions;
c) Type the name of your country in the Search space;
d) Then search for offers that may suit you;
6. Share the opportunities that do not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network.

Jill Langhus
Dec 02, 2020
Dec 02, 2020

Thanks, Ana.

Tamarack Verrall
Dec 02, 2020
Dec 02, 2020

Thans Ana! I will try to send this to groups who may have direct connections. Very welcome and needed Offer!

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Dec 02, 2020
Dec 02, 2020