GPP’s 20 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.

Click here for membership inquiries. 


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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GPP is currently seeking three consultants to join the team! If you are interested please apply here:

GPP 2019: A Year in Review -- Check out this look back at our activities, and some updates on the year to come!

Grantmakers: join our January 22 webinar with @ElevateChildren to share our resources of Supporting LGBTI+ Youth.

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Women are at the forefront of social change in India, eager to #BuildABetterWorld: “We are fighting for our rights, our children’s rights. Our existence, their future.”

Two years later and with many challenges ahead, we stand in solidarity with all the families in their search for their missing loved ones.

“People in the Jewish community have been concerned about the environment for a long time. But it’s become a dramatic crisis that requires the community to be more focused.” @ruth_messinger on why she & fellow Jewish leaders are fighting #ClimateChange.

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ICYMI: 40 human rights lawyers launched innovative litigation network “Red Litigio LGBT" in 13 Latin American countries. Goals:
-decriminalize LGBTQ relationships
-achieve marriage, adoption, gender identity laws
-fight homicide impunity @CATTRACHAS

DYK? No Name-Calling Week, @GLSEN's anti-bullying campaign in U.S. K-12 schools, is this week, Jan. 20-24. Check out lesson plans, guides, activities, and registration info at #KindnessInAction

“We started the all-inclusive church for those like myself who have been kicked out of their local church based on their sexual orientation or gender identity.”

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Rocking our t-shirts from @AstraeaUpdates because we believe in queer liberation and healing is justice. Thank you @AstraeaUpdates! #TeamTranstastic

Are you a WRO or LBTIQ group in the #CARICOM region seeking funding for programs/advocacy? The Women’s Voice and Leadership – Caribbean project #CallForProposals is live! (@AstraeaUpdates @CanCaribbean) Apply by Feb 14. Click here for eligibility and info:

The #EqualityFund and @AstraeaUpdates are happy to announce that our #CALLFORPROPOSALS for the Women's Voice and Leadership - Caribbean project (supported by @CanCaribbean) is now live! Apply before Feb 14. #WVLCaribbean

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The High Court in London recently found a fee charged by the UK Home Office to be unlawful.

In this podcast, Amnesty's Steve Valdez-Symonds tells us more about the landmark case.

Another powerful example of unlawful public decision-making here from @openDemocracy - the children born and raised in Britain who need to pay over £1K to register their British citizenship. @PRCBC1

I am blushing. The sentiment is mutual (as is my Five Star review for Teenage Dick @DonmarWarehouse ). Enough!

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Why are personal stories by intersex people important?

JOIN US in creating more visibility of the lived experiences of intersex people by sharing your OWN story with the hashtag #MyIntersexStory during Intersex Awareness Weeks (Oct 26 - Nov 8)

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

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In Georgia, @GA_Votes is building the power of women of color through integrated voter engagement and working to ensure a government that is more responsive to the needs of the constituencies. Explore their hopes and dreams for 2020.


“It’s dignity that I’m fighting for—that women are supposed to be treated with dignity, with respect. And when I look at a lot of the women I interact with, to them, land is their dignity."
—Melania Chiponda of WoMin African Gender & Extractives Alliance

What is the future of women’s rights in Francophone West Africa?
@awdf01 shares some ideas.

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Our new #blog lays out the 6 organizations poised to have a huge #impact in 2020. ✊

Take note of the courageous changemakers leading the way. #HumanRights

“The time is always right to do what is right.” - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Today we celebrate and commemorate one of the world’s most inspiring and impactful activists and grassroots organizers. Rest in power. #MLK #MLKDay

With hope and cooperation, 2020 can be a momentous year for #HumanRights. ✊

Our new #blog lays out the grantees you need to take note of this year.

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In Calcutta, at Park Circus Maidan, a continuous sit-in by mainly Muslim women has been going on for days, as has another in Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh. Both these peaceful protests represent a momentous change in India’s activist and feminist history.

Nadia Ahidjo-Iya (@Asmaaouu), a feminist in Senegal, finds guidance from Nayyirah Waheed:

“You will be lost and unlost over and over again. Relax love. You were meant to be this epic. Glorious. story.”

"Our shelters are not only a place for women to rest & be safe, they are also schools for social transformation for women to turn from victims into defenders of women."
—Yanar Mohammed of Organization of Women’s Freedom in Iraq. #NoExceptions

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Apply to the Open Data Day mini-grant scheme to follow public money flows to enhance #transparency, #accountability and #participation in budget planning, public spending and public procurement #ODD2020 #FollowtheMoney #OpenContracting

By embracing diversity and inclusion businesses can achieve solutions to everyday challenges. Register for the 2nd Colourful Workplaces Conference to join like-minded individuals in exploring how diverse skills can increase the productivity of businesses

We are excited to announce the #DigitalSecurityConference2020.
Exploring the Influence of the Fourth Industrial Revolution on Privacy, Security, and Freedom. Click here to apply. #internetFreedom #DigitalSecurity #WomenatwebUG

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En 2020, de la mano de @HivosAmLatina realizaremos el Estudio de Concesiones Abiertas para Transporte Público con Perspectiva de Género. 👇🏻

El estudio contemplará procesos de contratación abierta en #Quito, el Metro de #Ecuador, sistema de autobuses en #Chile. (1/2)

#Bolivia En los espacios locales también están sucediendo cambios encaminados a transparentar la gestión municipal. Hoy @fconstruir facilitó un taller sobre el proceso de #ContratacionesAbiertas con autoridades y funcionarios municipales de Punata, Cochabamba.


Comenzamos el año laboral con @fconstruir y @HivosAmLatina en el municipio de Punata. Capacitación en contrataciones abiertas de desayuno escolar con funcionarios municipales

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When talking about #sustainability and certifications in the #flowerindustry, people tend to think of the environment. But @hivos, we focus on the people working in the flower chain, explains @EvelienV85 of our #WomenAtWorkCampaign.

In 2020, uptake of modern energy should increase in rural communities. Be the catalyst in your rural home and community. Invest in solar energy for lighting and entertainment; for cooking and heating, go for biogas.
#solarenergy #biogasenergy

The high age of consent on average 16-18yrs for adolescents & youth to access srh services has proven a barrier to timely interventions to countries across sub Saharan Africa #AgeofConsent @CSA_Kenya @UNFPA_ESARO @uyahf1 #SRHR @Tamarajonsson1 @johnmokwetsi @hivosrosa @SwedeninZW

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Want to join our Open and SD4All programs? We are looking for a Project Officer and an Event Coordinator for our learning event. Please check out

Making data accessible is not an end in itself. Citizens must also be empowered to interpret the information. Hivos partners @CODE_NGO & PhilGEPS talked about how openness can lead to facts-based policy recommendations & transparency. #OpenContracting

We are looking recruiting a web developer and a consultant for a financial training. Please visit

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By embracing diversity and inclusion businesses can achieve solutions to everyday challenges. Register for the 2nd Colourful Workplaces Conference to join like-minded individuals in exploring how diverse skills can increase the productivity of businesses

Announcing our second Colourful Workplaces Conference set to take place in February 2020. We explore diverse topics such as bringing your 'true-self' to work & how diverse skills can ably increase the bottom line for companies. Registration is now open

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Congratulations to the couple! | @hknightsf

The @SFPride Board of Directors will consider the vote next. | @FitzTheReporter

Congratulations to grantee partner Compton's Transgender Cultural District!

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“Our communities endure so much violence and oppression and yet we continue to show up in powerful ways,” @womensmarch board member Isa Noyola told HG.

We held a trans legal awareness meeting today to increase awareness and build capacities of rural transgender youth women, transgender youth sex workers and gender diverse youth on existing human rights,laws,policies,societal and gender norms affecting them.
Courtesy of ITF.


Today we held a psychological social support and wellness meeting with rural transgender youth women, transgender youth sex workers and gender diverse youth to help them heal psychological wounds and rebuild social structures to recover and prevent distress.
Courtesy of ITF.

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We're so excited to finally be able to share who the @withandforgirls winners are this year! Check out the thread below to learn more about these incredible girl-led activists groups. Congratulations to all - together we #StandWithandForGirls! 🙌🏾

Women's rights and trans rights groups and organisations based in Asia - this funding opportunity is for you! 💰Deadline: 25/2. More information via @WF_Asia

“Where do you think a change is needed? Where can you make a difference? What time, money, or knowledge can you offer that would help?”

Need some #MondayMotivation? Check out our Executive Director @zohramoosa's @TEDxAmsterdam talk on everyday activism! 📣

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RT @CommsInc: A tiny Pacific Island nation is reimagining #ocean conservation with guidance from @oceansolutions researchers and international experts. Learn how: via @physorg_com

Why #EarlyMomentsMatter?

Violence in childhood can impact a child's learning, behaviour and health for years to come.

We must #ENDviolence and invest in safe spaces & psychosocial support to help children everywhere to have a happy childhood.


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When the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. took his civil rights movement to Chicago in 1966, jeers and threats of violence greeted him. Nevertheless, he persisted. We honor his memory—and vow to keep fighting for his dream. Learn more via @latimes: #MLK91

"One cannot undo 400 years of oppression, but we can work – now and together – to make sure America is home to equity, dignity and justice for everyone." - Curtis Hill in honor of #MLK91 via @CaseyGrants

Free Event Tomorrow in NYC: Join us as renowned Bangladeshi photojournalist and activist Shahidul Alam explores pushing for freedom of expression through photography, activism and community engagement. Moderated by @Zeyba of @DorisDukeFdn. RSVP:

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The Open Society Public Health Program invites concept notes from consortiums in Europe to explore ethnic discrimination and racism as crosscutting issues with mental health in Roma communities.

This call for proposals is open to NGOs registered in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia who support civil society groups working on the rule of law, anticorruption, and press freedom in these countries.

The Education Support Program and the Early Childhood Program of the Open Society Foundations are welcoming proposals to improve the educational opportunities of marginalized children in Hungary.

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Savanna came to DC to advocate for affordable drugs because she lives with the reality of Big Pharma price gouging every day. The drugs that treat her severe asthma and psoriatic arthritis carry a list price of over $155,000 a year.

Why are drug prices so high? Because drug companies have learned how to game the system—allowing them to build monopolies, block competition and drive up prices. @pritikrishtel explains.

"Without denying the difficulties LGBTI Roma face in society, we want to show that we are also beautiful and strong." - Joci Marton, Open Society Foundations Community Youth Fellow

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@hivos employee honored @OtherFoundation for expanding space for #LGBT+ activism. An honor for her exemplary & long-standing contribution, at great personal sacrifice, in cultivating strong LGBT+ movements & the legacy she is leaving to younger generations


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Happy New Year!
We are recruiting for our Women's Rights Programme. Closing Date 2nd Feb. For more information:

Former Female Fighter of FARC granted victim status by court of Colombia @womenslink

A Bridge Between You and Everything: An Exhibition of Iranian Women Artists -

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How do feminists in Tunisia and Egypt navigate online threats to their activism? This booklet from @UAFAfrica, illustrated by @lulukitololo, gives a snapshot of their experience and makes recommendations:

Nana Darkoa is a feminist writer and blogger from Ghana. She founded the blog "Adventures from the Bedrooms of African Women".
#MFIAfrica #feministinternet @APC_News @GenderITorg @nas009 @adventurefrom

Did you know that in 2017 alone, @awdf01 @Ffcrdc1 @WomenFundTz @UAFAfrica who make up Prospera Africa have collectively disbursed 214 grants across 32 countries in Africa and MENA. @InfoAPN #GivingAndPower #APN

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Hello 🙂

We're back! -bodies rested, loving hearts & souls immersed into the work.

Tumerudi ofisini leo- miili imepumzika, mioyo ya mapenzi na roho kazini.

Nous sommes de retour au bureau aujourd'hui - des corps reposés, des cœurs et des âmes aimants plongés dans le travail.

We are extending the deadline for Queer Feminisms submissions, which is now 31 January 2020!

For this issue of Kohl, we are looking for papers that understand queer theory as part of our histories, collective memory, and feminist futures.

Access call here 👇

Happy New Year & We are Hiring!
UHAI EASHRI is hiring for a Support Assistant: Grants!

You can find the job posting in ENG, FRE, SWA on our website here:

Deadline: On or Before 20th January 2020

Make sure to Retweet and Share 🙂

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