Working Groups

Government & Multilateral Working Group

 

Since 2009, GPP has been active in mobilizing to increase the amount and influence the type of multilateral and bilateral aid and development funding dedicated to global LGBTI issues. Along with Amsterdam Network members and other colleagues, GPP has participated in an ongoing process with government/bilateral agencies, other donor organizations, and activists to find ways to strengthen global LGBTI rights work by increasing resources and promoting better coordination of financial and other support.  

Individual Donor Working Group

 

GPP and member funds invest in research and organize convenings and other donor education opportunities with intention to increase the amount and influence the type of philanthropic giving from individual donors dedicated to global LGBTI issues.

Trans* Funding Working Group 

 

GPP mobilizes new research and supports collaborative funding efforts towards increasing the amount and influencing the type of private and public foundation funding dedicated to global transgender issues.

New 2017-18: Intersex Funding Working Group 

 

GPP mobilizes new research and supports collaborative funding efforts towards increasing the amount and influencing the type of private and public foundation funding dedicated to global intersex issues.

Committees

Membership Committee

 

GPP currently has 18 members, and this committee meets as needed to review and assess additional membership invitations and to address policy development around membership infrastructure and development. Membership committee recommendations are proposed to the Executive Committee for approval.

Study Groups

East Africa Study Group

 

This study group is for funders who currently work in East Africa. The study group brings together representatives from funder organizations including the Open Society for East Africa (OSIEA), Palladium, PITCH, FRI, America Jewish World Service (AJWS), UHAI and DFPA. The group focuses on a range of issues impacting LGBTI people in the region, including:

  1. Closing of civic spaces and what the participants could do about this socio-political status.
  2. Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) intersex task force and how funders can be involved in its activities.
  3. Advocacy Agenda.
  4. Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) and Sex Worker Movement support re: leadership transition and well being.
  5. Capacity building for technical persons working in the sector.
  6. Conversations with national leaders on the issues affecting the sector.

If you are interested in joining this learning group email: info@globalphilanthropyproject.org