This Strengthening grant call focuses on supporting advocacy campaigns and organisational development within civil society organisations seeking to bring about positive change in one of the AmplifyChange priority themes or a justifiable intersection or combination of themes.

We work to maintain balance within the AmplifyChange portfolio between the 5 AmplifyChange priority SRHR themes. Therefore, in this Strengthening Grant round we are taking measures to support projects working on:

  • Abortion: we will aim for one third of grants approved in this Strengthening round to support projects working to remove barriers to safe abortion including decriminalisation

  • Access: we will aim for one third of grants approved in this Strengthening round to support project working to increase access to comprehensive reproductive health services for poor, vulnerable and marginalised people

The remaining grants will be distributed to the best applications working on the remaining three themes: Gender-Based Violence (GBV), Stigma and Youth.

In this call for Strengthening grant proposals, we will consider proposals working to strengthen one or more of the outcome areas that AmplifyChange supports. These are:

  • Increasing individual awareness of SRHR as human rights
  • Improving access to SRHR resources, information & services
  • Transforming social norms
  • Changing policies & laws
  • Building stronger, more inclusive movements for SRHR

For more information please consult the AmplifyChange Theory of Change.

Please note that whilst we will consider activities that support all 5 outcome areas, if more applications are recommended for funding by our Independent Technical Review Panel than we can fund, we will moderate in favour of projects that fulfil our fund benchmarks and results framework.

Eligibility Criteria
  • The general eligibility criteria for Strengthening grantees are:
    • The applicant organisation must be registered in one of the AmplifyChange eligible countries (mentioned below).
    • The project must be implemented in one of the AmplifyChange eligible countries.
    • The applicant organisation must have a bank account.
    • The project must respond to one or more of the Amplify Change priorities.
    • The project must respond to one or more of the AmplifyChange outcome areas.
    • The organisation must be a Southern-based organisation.
    • The organisation must be a small to medium sized organisation with an average annual expenditure of less than EUR1 million per year.
  • AmplifyChange will consider concept notes from civil society organisations based in Sub-Saharan Africa or South Asia.
  • AmplifyChange will recognise the broad scope of civil society and the wide range of organisations, actors and coalitions it encompasses. Therefore, they are happy to receive concept notes from community groups, non-governmental organisations, indigenous groups, charitable organisations, faith-based organisations, research institutes, social enterprise groups, public-private partnerships, communications and media groups and professional associations.
How to Apply

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