Call for Applications: Voices Global Influencing Grants (Our Turn to Talk)

Deadline: 15 September 2017.

Are you an organisation that is led by one of these target groups (Women, LGBTI people, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and age discriminated people)? Do you see an opportunity to guide or influence global and/or regional bodies so that they are more open and receptive to the needs and interests of your target group? Do you want to inspire attitudinal and policy change amongst people and governments in your region towards your target group? Do you want to try innovative and new ways to influence globally and/or regionally?

If you answered “yes” to the questions above, then consider applying to this grant application.

  1. Target Groups
    Women facing exploitation, abuse and/or violence
    People with Disabilities
    Age-discriminated (youth and elderly)
    Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people
    Indigenous People and Ethnic Minorities.
  2. Themes
    Improved access to (productive) resources (finance, land and water) and employment
    Improved access to social services, health and education in particular
    Space for political participation

Funding Information
Applicant’s grant can be from €25,000 to €500,000 and up to 36 months in duration.

Eligibility Criteria

  1.  Applications are only being accepted where the organisation (or lead applicant if applicants are applying in consortia) is registered in either Africa or Asia and at least one of the consortia members operates in at least one, but preferably more, of the ten Voice focus countries (Voice targets the most marginalised and discriminated groups in Nigeria, Niger, Mali, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Indonesia, Philippines, Laos and Cambodia).
  2. The applicant or the lead party (if the application is made by a consortium or on behalf of a network) must be a legally registered not-for-profit civil society or community-based organisation with an operational bank account in the applicant’s name.
  3. The (lead) applicant must be target-led. This means that the target group that the organisation purports to represent governs and manages the organisation and the principle of Nothing About Us Without Us guides the work.

How to Apply:
Click HERE to download the application form and budget template and for the submission portal.

Post Author: Opportunity Point

1 thought on “Call for Applications: Voices Global Influencing Grants (Our Turn to Talk)

    bazira Amon

    (September 13, 2017 - 8:04 pm)

    Good work

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