|Application procedure:||Full Proposal, Online Application|
|Donor base:||United Kingdom|
|Eligible applicants:||Non-Profit Organisation, Social Business|
|Grant size:||Small - up to $100,000|
|Minimum grant size:||40.000€|
|Total available budget:||-|
|Maximum grant size:||100.000€|
|Funding ratio:||up to 100%|
- Children & Youth
- Human Rights
- Social Inclusion
- Women & Gender
Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
Strengthening grants support time-limited, projects (usually 6-24 months) that seek to engage and contribute to bringing about change in one or more of the SRHR priority themes of AmplifyChange. They support advocacy and activist groups working on these five priority areas: (1) ending gender-based violence: addressing gender-based violence, including sexual violence and female genital mutilation (FGM); (2) ending unsafe abortion: addressing the causes of unsafe abortion including decriminalisation of abortion; (3) challenging stigma and discrimination: challenging stigma and discrimination, attitudes and laws that undermine human rights, including on grounds of gender or sexual orientation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) individuals; (4) sexual health of young people: improving sexual health of young people and girls, including comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) and addressing child and early forced marriage (CEFM); and (5) access for the marginalised and vulnerable: increasing access to comprehensive reproductive health services for poor, vulnerable and marginalised people.
Eligible applicants are: civil society organisations, 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 based in Sub-Saharan Africa or South Asia.
Actions must take place in Sub-Saharan Africa and/or South Asia.
Each Strengthening grant can between €40,000-€100,000. Grants for this funding round will be up to a maximum duration of 12 months. Up to 40% of a Strengthening Grant can also be used to support the costs of organisational development and boosting organisational effectiveness of an organisation dedicated to strengthening SRHR.
Apply for a Strengthening grant online via their grant portal. Applications can be submitted in English and French. The closing date for applications is 11 October 2019.