Donor: Voice Global
Application procedure: Online Application
Donor base: Netherlands
Reference number: V-21196-UG-EM
Eligible applicants: Non-Profit Organisation
Deadline: 31.05.2022

Financial details

Grant size: Small - up to $100,000
Minimum grant size: -
Total available budget: -
Funding type: Grants
Maximum grant size: 25.000€
Funding ratio: up to 100%


  • Capacity Building
  • Covid-19
  • Disability
  • Governance & Democracy
  • Human Rights
  • Social Inclusion
  • Women & Gender

Project Locations

  1. Africa



1) Objective

This Empowerment grant is meant for (informal) groups or organizations, mainly rightsholder-led groups, to build, strengthen and enhance their capacity of lobby and advocacy. The Voice rightsholder groups and their organizations need to be in the driving seat, whether leading on their own, with allies, or exploring and co-creating solutions with those in power. They would like to work with organisations and the rightsholders they serve proposing innovative interventions to SPRING UP amidst the recovery from COVID-19 pandemic.

Types of interventions under this grant may include, transformative leadership, confidence and skills building to work against stigmatisation of rightsholders, innovative, home grown strategies in mobilizing key state agencies at national and local level and developing strategic partnerships with mainstream civil society, technical assistance, mentorship and coaching for community champions drawn from the rightsholder groups or among parliamentarians to support their work in creating an enabling environment for Voice focus rightsholder group.

2) Eligibility 

Locally registered Ugandan organisations/coalition/consortium that wants to creatively lobby and advocate for participation of Voice rightsholders in key decision making processes, in policy formulation and the fight for social justice, are eligible. Voice in Uganda will prioritise collaborations among organisations led by or representing marginalised communities. They will have preference for projects that are truly committed to put Voice rightsholders in the lead.

3) Location 

Actions must take place in Uganda. Applications will be accepted from ONLY locally registered not-for-profit local organisations working in the following districts: Gulu, Amuru, Nwoya, Omoro, Lira, Oyam, Kole, Masindi, Hoima, Kyegegwa, Ntoroko, Kyenjojo, Kabarole, Lyantonde, Mbarara, Sheema, Wakiso, Mubende, Mityana, Masaka, Mpigi, Kayunga, Mbale, Pallisa, Iganga, Bugiri, Kamuli, Jinja, Butaleja, Kaliro, Mayuge.

4) Budget 

The maximum grant amount is €25,000.

5) Application

The application is open until 31 May 2022. Application is done online.

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