GPP’s 19 member organizations include many of the leading global funders and philanthropic advisors for LGBTI rights.


GPP membership is open to staff and trustees of foundations that meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Funders whose primary function is grantmaking;
  • Funders working to expand global philanthropy to support the human rights of LGBTI people in the Global South and East;
  • Public, private, individual, faith-based, and corporate funders.  


GPP’s work towards increasing resources for LGBTI work in the Global South and East, including:

  • Research and Publications;
  • Donor-focused convenings, pre-conferences, symposiums, institutes, and regionally focused consultations around the globe;
  • Regular briefings and webinars to educate members and other funders on emerging issues in global LGBTI funding;
  • Joint advocacy and collaborative initiatives to grow the number of LGBTI funders and the amount of support reaching LGBTI communities in the Global South and East.

Click each logo to learn more about each GPP member.

Click here to view GPP member’s Twitter feeds.

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Voices on Values is a research project by the Open Society European Policy Institute via @d_part

Excited to see GPP and @LGBTfunders research cited in this news about Canadian LGBT funding pledge!

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"Until all women are free of abuse and harassment, we believe deeply that none of us is free." Read the rest of our President & CEO @robertevanbank’s statement on Michael Steinhardt’s abuse:

States have the responsibility to mobilize funding for social protection systems, public services & sustainable infrastructure. They also have a responsibility to do this in a way that respects & advances #HumanRights #CSW63 #FeministVision

Our #GlobalJusticeFellows lobbied in Washington D.C. on 3 major issues: justice for the #Rohingya people, #HumanRights in Guatemala & an end to the #GlobalGagRule. We are grateful for their commitment to fighting for the #HumanRights of all people.

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Educators! You still have time to register for @GLSEN's #DayofSilence on Apr 12--a student-led national event where folx take a vow of silence to highlight the silencing & erasure of LGBTQ people at school. See suggested activities or organization tips:

"#LGBT is rarely discussed in public. ... The reality is that this group does exist and we can no longer deny that. Let it go down that I will not be the first to throw a stone and harm them," a Kenyan judge said today as @NGLHRC won the right to register:

ICYMI: #Botswana has joined #Kenya in the wait to decriminalize gay sex--the High Court postponed a long-awaited ruling until June 11. Hear from orgs like @legabiboadvo & @Follow_SALC on this and other LGBTQ court cases in Botswana via @PinkNews:

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"Over decades, medical treatment of #intersex conditions included secrets and lies as formal and, actually, key components of those treatments".

#YPPlus10 #HumanRights #RightToTruth
@AstraeaUpdates @morgancarpenter @ILGAWORLD @ARCint1

"Access to sport is a litmus test for the rights of intersex people, highlighting the ways our legal birth classifications can be disregarded, how our bodies are sites of public scrutiny and stigmatisation, and our right to bodily integrity disregarded."

Fantastic news for #intersex women in sports - @UN resolution calls for an end to discrimination of #women and girls in #sports, including intersex women!

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Exciting work from @theBluecoat with @BelongVillages here for their #CelebratingAge project with @ace_national

.@KingsCollegeLon's Culture team is working with @Baring_Found to look at how the arts and older people has developed over the past decade, the results of which will be published as a report at the end of 2019: #KingsCulturalCommunity

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Still as glad to be a longtime Astraea supporter. They represent what is great in "America". Here's to international solidarity.

Justus Eisfeld, Claudia Bollwinkel and I bring together LGBTIQ Human Rights and sustainable giving Methods. What impact will a book out of Germany have, internationally? nimmt Fahrt auf Richtung Regenbogen - @foldenburg packt Kohlen unter den Heizkessel! Danke Felix - Thanks @foldengurg for being there to do some heavy lifting.

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"We can take away many layers of ignorance by sharing our stories." -Edwidge Danticat

Artists create spaces for all people to be at the table, making our world more just in the process. #ArtIsJustice @FordFoundation

Come by #AtTheCenter - the Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice - and see @Ford_Gallery's inaugural exhibition #PerilousBodies. Show run: March 5 - May 11, open Monday to Saturday, from 11am to 6pm. Note: Gallery will be closed on Saturday, March 23.

Americans think the future looks bleak. Here's how #US2050 is working to change that and shape a better outlook of the US for 2050.

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Discover how movement journalists in the US Southeast are challenging the idea of 'objectivity' in the news industry.

Even with a 27% increase in funding, when accounting for the fact that the South is home to more than one-third of the country’s LGBT adults, the region still lags behind the Northeast and the Pacific in LGBTQ funding per LGBT adult. @LGBTfunders

"Self-care is an individual and collective strategy that invites us to re-think our activism and modify patterns that tire us out so our organizations, struggles and movements can be more sustainable." @UrgentAct

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Instead of imposing an outside agenda on activists, the Fund's model enables human rights defenders to set their own priorities. Regan Ralph, Fund President and CEO, explains why in an interview with @openDemocracy:

GOOD NEWS! Massive court ruling in Kenya on civic space for #LGBTQ+ groups & people

“This is why we don’t shape the agenda, we let others shape the agenda.” The Fund’s CEO, Regan Ralph in conversation with @maryftz of @openDemocracy Watch the full interview here:

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There is more than one way to participate in a movement! We've gathered eight ways you can take action today. Use this action toolkit to learn how YOU can be a champion for equality!

In the early morning hours, street vendors in Hanoi, Vietnam—often female migrant workers—pack their bicycles to the brim with fresh flowers & fruit to sell throughout the day. @LoesHeerink created colorful, symmetrical photos of these women at work.

Annie spent her life being quiet & gentle, to try & bypass the sort of hostility reserved for fat women. And over the course of "Shrill," she sets out to ask for respect at work & in her love life, to allow herself to take up space.

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Kenyan movie Rafiki wins the Hivos #freetobeme award at the @roze_filmdagen! With the award we support filmmaker @wanuri and her contribution to the acceptance of #lgbti people in #Kenya

Great to see the outputs from partners @Connected_dev and @BudgITng in Nigeria. @hivos is proud having supported these engagements during #ODD19 Kudos! #followthemoney #accountability #opencontracting

A fantastic win for our partner @NGLHRC! The commission has obtained official registration as an NGO. We congratulate @NGLHRC with this historic step in affirming #LGBTI rights in #Kenya

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Opportunity: #Research on Protection and Amplifying voices of civil society @article19org

Hivos-Triodos Fund turns 25 this year. It invested over EUR 200 million and helped millions of predominantly rural women access financial services. A growing % of investments is done in #SMEs in the #sustainablefood and #renewableenergy sector. Congratulations @hivos @TriodosIM

Our Managing Creative @StephKapfunde is facilitating three key conversations at the #SOCreativeHub2019 ; Tech & Innovation, Fostering Hub Collaboration and Advocacy & Policy-making.

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Budget data in Indonesia is not machine readable, and published data is not integrated. It is scattered across different government agencies according to FITRA. @HivosROSEA @ilhamsaenong @sihombingnanda #PEMNA2019

The Public Expenditure Management Network in Asia opens its doors to civil society to learn about citizen engagement in public service delivery. Hivos will be one of the panel presenters. @HivosROSEA

#SPEAKProject aims to empower local women-led groups to harness public information and advocate for gender-responsive and inclusive budgets. The project also positions Indonesian women as agents of public service improvement. Read more: #OpenContracting

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On clean cooking, Rose says “One way to reduce the effects of climate change, is to show the deforestation, and highlight renewable energy options. Clean cooking options like briquettes or biogas will benefit both the environment and peoples’ health” #AfricaClimateWeek

We wish to congratulate @NGLHRC on their historic win of the right to freely operate and associate as an NGO. This is a win for #humanrights and continued work of affirming #LGBTI rights in Kenya.

Dennis is excited to share the potential of #renewableenergy for reducing environmental damage with his readers. He's also learnt about the opportunities RE offers for job creation and income generation through manufacturing, and productive uses of energy

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It is a myth that #LGBTQ people in the Bay Area are all doing fine. Our newly released needs assessment reveals significant unmet needs of our community.

A question for the candidates: How will they support funding for the #LGBTQ movement? | via @lgbtqnation

The #LGBTQ community is over 11 million strong. What could we accomplish if we each gave $10? Join us on #GiveOUTDay, our national day of giving for the LGBTQ community:

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Spread the word - the deadline for this position is extended to Monday April 8th!

TODAY #WorldWaterDay, #GAGGA will end it’s campaign #WeWomenAreWater w/ a webinar in which different women #water defenders from #LatinAmerica will talk about their collective fights for defending water. Register: (only ESP) @fcmujeres @both_ends @mamacash

HOY #DiaInternacionaldelAgua, #GAGGA finalizará su campaña #LasMujeresSomosAgua con un conversatorio en línea con defensoras del #agua latinoamericanas para hablar de sus luchas colectivas en defensa del agua. Registro: @fcmujeres @both_ends @mamacash

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Olivia has been diagnosed with “West Syndrome,” a rare epileptic disorder that can lead to painful seizures. Restrictive antidrug laws deny access to cannabis oil to people like her who need it for its unique ability to alleviate chronic pain and seizures.

First UN resolution on the rights of intersex persons: UN calls to end discrimination of women and girls in sports, including women born with variations of sex characteristics ➤ #HRC40

Our partner @ParisPeaceForum seeks global governance projects that address issues in peace & security, development, environment, new technologies, inclusive economy, and culture & education to present at the next forum in November. Apply by May 13:

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The Open Society Foundations’ Youth Exchange and Women’s Rights Program will award Young Feminist Leaders Fellowships to dynamic young people who are passionate about feminism’s future in Latin America.

The Open Society Initiative for West Africa is seeking proposals concerning economic governance and advancement, justice reform, free and independent media, antidiscrimination, and democratic practice.

A call for proposals to expand the female talent pipeline at high-level conferences, where men continue to take precedent.

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"We have to urgently focus on what works, on overcoming barriers to scale up HIV treatment and prevention, which will need both scientific and political solutions.” - @gregggonsalves, AIDS activist and former Open Society Fellow, in @nytopinion

"The president will need to start listening to health experts if he’s going to eradicate the virus in the country." @nytimes

A collective of sex workers is using true stories to expand the public’s understanding of what sex work means.

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Some of our Johannesburg based partners are here to give feedback about our work to our board of trustees as part of our first board of trustees meeting in 2019. #communityfoundation

Transgender men don't get the same attention as transgender women, but they too face #stigma, discrimination and a higher risk of contracting #HIV. @AmyZinGreen spoke to Tebogo Nkoana about being a #transgender man in SA: @OtherFoundation

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After Tunisia’s first public #LGBT film festival last year, @Mawjoudin are organising the second Mawjoudin Queer Film Festival from 22-25 March featuring 30 films from Tunisia and across the world, theatre, arts exhibition and panel discussions. #MQFF

VACANCY - Grants and Operations Co-ordinator

SRT grantee @britishfuture have published a report titled 'Getting it right from the start: Securing the future of EU citizens in the UK'.

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Rural women represented at #UN “on banners, as footnotes, and as case studies” - but not permitted to attend annual conference on gender equality to speak for themselves. @ISHRglobal tracking visa denials for WHRDs at #CSW2019 … @SexualRights @WHRDIC

This new report by the CLIMA Fund — a collaborative fund with @UrgentAct, @1000currents, and @GrassrootsIntl — affirms the lasting, effective, and scalable investments in women-led, grassroots solutions to climate change.

Last week I met with @munaluqman, a woman human rights defender from #Yemen who co-founded the Women Solidarity Network. She is also the chairperson of the #Food4Humanity foundation. Her work is so important: as other women in Yemen, she is building peace!

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Context matters! There are often multiple variables specific to local contexts that need to be understood before engaging with local stakeholders. 👉🏿

'Fight for Justice...Trends Shaping Feminist Resistance and Resilience'👉🏿

Fight for Justice analysed key dynamics social movements are grappling with across Africa and how human rights defenders & gender non-conforming people are responding to, influenced & impacted by the current socio-political climate on the continent 👉🏿

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6 DAYS LEFT to apply for 2017 Peer Grants! Burundi. DRC. Ethiopia. Kenya. Rwanda. Tanzania. Uganda. Apply by 23rd:

6 DAYS LEFT to apply for our 2017 Peer Grants! Burundi. DRC. Ethiopia. Kenya. Rwanda. Tanzania. Uganda. Apply here:

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