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South Asia Women Foundation, India (SAWFIN) announces a call for #fellowships for women and trans* groups on two important themes: 1. Legal Fellowship Programme (2021-22) The Legal Fellowship Programme was initiated by SAWF IN in 2017 in partnership with Women's Fund Asia. The year-long fellowship support is aimed at enabling women lawyers hone feminist lawyering and litigation skills, and advocate for women and trans* rights. At the same time, the programme offers opportunities for peer learning, building networks with lawyers from other countries and...

The South Asia TransLaw Database brings together law and policy resources in the field of transgender rights in South Asia, the database includes legislation, executive policy documents and decided cases from India, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Pakistan. The South Asia TransLaw Database aim to advance transgender rights in South Asia through a comprehensive and accessible digital resource for members of the transgender community, civil society organisations, legal professionals and the academic community from the South Asia region and beyond. South Asian Translaw Database ...

Justice and Peace Netherlands is launching a new call for human rights defenders at risk to participate in the Shelter City initiative around March 2021. The deadline to apply is 10 December 2020 at 23:59 CET (Central European Time). Special conditions apply because of the COVID-19 situation. Shelter City provides temporary safe and inspiring spaces for human rights defenders at risk where they re-energise, receive tailormade support and engage with allies. The term human rights defender is intended to refer to the...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="9384" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Local Reach Global Impact: from describing our realitites to taking collective action   The Global Equality Fund (GEF) is a public-private partnership that supports innovative civil society programs that promote and protect the human rights of LGBTI people around the world. The GEF’s global reach is significant, empowering groups and activists in more than 90 countries. Drawing its strength from the support and partnership of a strong international coalition of like-minded governments, businesses and foundations, the GEF amplifies...

The ITF 5th grant cycle is finally open! ITF welcome applications from trans-led organizations with budgets below $150,000 USD based in any region of the world. The deadline to apply is December 4, 2020 at 5pm (ET/New York time). This year the ITF is introducing two grant types: SEED Grant (1-year)The SEED grant is a 1-year general support and/or project grant for trans-led organizations that have never been funded by the ITF, or that prefer to apply for this grant instead of the THRIVE Grant. Grants range...

Application Deadline: From 8 April 2020 until funding is available/end of COVID-19 crisis OutRight Action International has launched the OutRight COVID-19 Global LGBTIQ Emergency Fund. The fund will offer emergency financial resources to LGBTIQ organizations around the world who are serving people impacted by COVID-19, and support OutRight’s work to document and respond to the impacts of the crisis on LGBTIQ communities. The first disbursement of $100,000 opens for applications on April 8, 2020. The fund was launched in collaboration with founding partners Calvin Klein,...

Application Deadline: 17 February - 31 March 13 April 2020 Mama Cash is pleased to announce that they will receive Letters of Interest (LOI) from applicants, who are not current grantee-partners, from 17 February - 31 March 13 April 2020, 11:59 pm CET. During this application window for new grantee-partners, they plan to make new grants to self-led feminist groups and initiatives who are working on environmental justice. Mama Cash has granted nearly sixty million euros to more than 6000 feminist and women’s...

Application Deadline: Tuesday, 31 March 2020 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Bangkok Regional Hub is inviting civil society organizations, networks and community-based organizations working on LGBTI inclusion in the Asia-Pacific region to submit grant proposals relating to one of the following three thematic areas: Enhancing LGBTI youth leadership: strengthening the capacity and leadership of LGBTI youth networks to advocate for rights and inclusion; youth entrepreneurship and social innovation; capacity strengthening at national and/or regional level(s).Transgender leadership and advocacy: strengthening policy advocacy and transgender-led...

Application Deadline: 25 February 2020 Women’s Fund Asia newest call for applications is open, the Strengthening Feminist Movements Programme is accepting applications until 25 February 2020. Women and trans* rights groups, organisations, networks, and activists from 17 countries (Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, the Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam) working at the local, sub-national, and national levels are eligible to apply for this call. Please visit the call page for more...

Apply for grants online for the Urgent Action Fund UAF for Women’s Human Rights. Open to women and non-binary humanrights defenders HRDs and/or organizations in Asia and the Pacific. Please visit the call page for more information and to see if you are eligible: https://t.co/0c6u9RFDhL ...