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9 April 2019

Call for applications by The Other Foundation to support LGBTI communities

13 countries in southern Africa are eligible to apply. This funding will support the freedom, equality and social inclusion of social inclusion of homosexual and bisexual women and men, and transgender and intersex people.
International Development

The Other Foundation has launched its latest grants round to support LGBTI communities and organising in southern Africa. Their grants are peer reviewed – and they are also looking for peer reviewers.

The thirteen eligible countries for this funding are Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

The following areas will be given priority. Read more about the call here. 

  • supporting parents of LGBTI people to become public advocacy champions for freedom, equality, and social inclusion of LGBTI people;
  • engaging religious organizations about the equal human dignity, safety and social inclusion of LGBTI people;
  • directly and indirectly engaging traditional cultural leaders about the equal human dignity, safety, and social inclusion of LGBTI people;
  • Initiatives that advance the economic empowerment of LGBTI people;
  • advocacy campaigns focused on harmful social attitudes or national public policies that discriminate against LGBTI people;
  • philanthropy development to support activism for LGBTI equality and social inclusion;
  • initiatives that address discrimination and violence specifically towards lesbian women and transgender and intersex people.

The closing date for submission of applications is Friday, 3 May 2019.

This grants programme is supported by the Baring Foundation.