Title: Global Equality Fund LGBTQI+ Program
Donor Agency: Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (USA)
Themes & Interventions: Gender Based Violence/GBV, Gender Discrimination, Transgender Issues
Min. Budget: US $ 750,000
Max. Budget: US $ 1,000,000
The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) is inviting civil society organizations (CSOs) to submit applications for projects that provide lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex (LGBTQI+) communities with the tools to empower local movements and communities, prevent, mitigate, and recover from violence, discrimination, stigma, and human rights abuses, promote full social inclusion, or address critical issues of justice.
The overall goal of these funds is to advance the human rights of persons who face discrimination, violence, or abuse on account of their real or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or sex characteristics in West Africa, Central Africa, Middle East and North Africa, South and Central Asia, and East Asia. DRL will consider proposals for regional or single country programs. Regional programming should be conducted in multiple target countries, as it is appropriate and safe to do so.
DRL invites organizations to submit proposals that respond to the Global Equality Fund’s strategic framework, which includes, but are not limited to the following areas:
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