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International LGBT Inclusive Funders List

Created by Arcus Foundation, 2016
with additional resources from Human Rights First.

Education Resources for LGBT Philanthropy

Created by Arcus Foundation, 2017

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Injustice Exposed: The Criminalisation of Transgender People and its Impacts

The Safety, Legal Protections, and Social Inclusion of LGBTQ People in the Caribbean in 2018, Synergia and Arcus Foundation

Data Collection and Reporting on Violence Perpetrated Against LGBTQI Persons in Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, South Africa and Uganda, Iranti and Arcus Foundation.

Representación mediática de las personas LGBTQ en seis países de América Latina y el Caribe, Arcus Foundation

Media Representation of LGBTQ People in Latin America and the Caribbean, Arcus Foundation

Media Representation of LGBTQ People in Africa, Arcus Foundation

La seguridad, protección legal e inclusión social de las personas LGBTQ en Centroamérica, en 2018, Arcus Foundation.

The Safety, Legal Protections, and Social Inclusion of LGBTQ People in Central America, Arcus Foundation

Global Philanthropy Project and Funders for LGBTQ Issues, May 2020

Commissioned by Elevate Children’s Funders Group and Global Philanthropy Project, October 2019.

Resources from Elevate Children’s Funders Group and Global Philanthropy Project, October 2019

GPP, GATE, AJWS, Astraea, 2019.

Grantmaker Resources re: funding Lesbian, Bisexual, Queer Women

Resources for understanding and resisting “anti-gender ideology.”

New report: Mapping Digital Landscapes of Trans Activism in Central Asia and Eastern Europe (CAEE) by Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice and Transgender Europe (TGEU).

This new guide, developed by ILGA-Europe and the Global Philanthropy Project, includes an overview of fundraising, frequently asked questions, 10 case studies, and guidance and resources to start or improve your fundraising.

American Jewish World Service (AJWS), Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice (Astraea) and Global Action for Trans Equality (GATE), 2017

Global Action for Trans* Equality and Open Society Foundations, 2014.
CONFERENCE REPORT — DECEMBER 3 & 4, 2013 — BERLIN, GERMANY

Dreilinden, 2014. German with an Executive Summary in English.

In this working paper for iNGOs, GPP Member Dreilinden presents essential demands of the 8th Rainbow Philanthropy Conference addressing LGBT* – and in some respects intersex – children in development cooperation.

New regional scoping study by The Other Foundation.

The Other Foundation has commissioned studies of ten countries in southern Africa.

Landscape analyses for Colombia, Ecuador, Honduras, India, Kenya, Peru, South Africa (2015).

Grantmakers Resources on funding Intersex movements.

A collection of resources Promoting Open Space for LGBTI Civil Society.

Inclusive International Funders List and Education Resources for LGBTI Philanthropy.

The purpose of this document to provide a relevant comprehensive and fluid list of academic and funding opportunities for scholars and activists in the Global South.

Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice
August 2016
Available in English, Spanish, Russian, and forthcoming in Chinese.

Poster on GPP’s research, presented at the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016).

How governments in the Global North can effectively partner with intermediary organizations to support LGBTI communities in the Global South and East; Commissioned by Global Philanthropy Project, July 2016

Authors: Matthew Hart, Global Philanthropy Project and Ben Francisco Maulbeck, Funders for LGBTQ Issues
Published in the Civicus 2016 State of Civil Society Report, June 2016.

Global Philanthropy Project and Funders for LGBTQ Issues, June 2016.

Authors: Somjen Frazer and Erin Howe, Strength in Numbers Consulting Group for the GPP Trans* Working Group in collaboration with Arcus Foundation and Open Society Foundations, 2015.

Author: Gitta Zomorodi for Global Philanthropy Project, July 2015

Prepared by Barbary Cook and Bia Vieira, Dragonfly Partners, January 2016
Commissioned by: GPP Bilaterals Working Group

Created by Arcus Foundation, 2016

Created by Urgent Action Fund, January 2016

Grantmaking and support for LGBTI issues in German development cooperation
Research prepared for HIVOS (Netherlands), April 2012

Author: Andrea Kämpf, for the German Institute for Human Rights and Dreilinden, October 2015.

Created by Mama Cash, Red Umbrella Fund, and Open Society Foundations

Commissioned by the the West Africa LGBTQ Activist Fund Brain Trust (American Jewish World Service, Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice, Foundation for a Just Society, UHAI-EASHRI (East Africa Sexual Health and Rights Initiative), and the Queer African Youth Network)

Written by Irma V. González and Karen Kraan for GPP, February 2015

Written by Kris Abrams with Katherine Acey, for the Global Philanthropy Project, December 2011

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Injustice Exposed: The Criminalisation of Transgender People and its Impacts

Injustice Exposed: The Criminalisation of Transgender People and its Impacts

The Safety, Legal Protections, and Social Inclusion of LGBTQ People in the Caribbean in 2018

The Safety, Legal Protections, and Social Inclusion of LGBTQ People in the Caribbean in 2018, Synergia and Arcus Foundation

Data Collection and Reporting on Violence Perpetrated Against LGBTQI Persons in Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, South Africa and Uganda

Data Collection and Reporting on Violence Perpetrated Against LGBTQI Persons in Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, South Africa and Uganda, Iranti and Arcus Foundation.

Representación mediática de las personas LGBTQ en seis países de América Latina y el Caribe

Representación mediática de las personas LGBTQ en seis países de América Latina y el Caribe, Arcus Foundation

Media Representation of LGBTQ People in Latin America and the Caribbean

Media Representation of LGBTQ People in Latin America and the Caribbean, Arcus Foundation

Media Representation of LGBTQ People in Africa

Media Representation of LGBTQ People in Africa, Arcus Foundation

La seguridad, protección legal e inclusión social de las personas LGBTQ en Centroamérica, en 2018

La seguridad, protección legal e inclusión social de las personas LGBTQ en Centroamérica, en 2018, Arcus Foundation.

The Safety, Legal Protections, and Social Inclusion of LGBTQ People in Central America

The Safety, Legal Protections, and Social Inclusion of LGBTQ People in Central America, Arcus Foundation

2017-2018 Global Resources Report: Government & Philanthropic Support for LGBTI Communities

Global Philanthropy Project and Funders for LGBTQ Issues, May 2020

GPP Employment Opportunities

2020 GPP Employment Consultancies

15th Anniversary Reception and Dinner of the European Governmental LGBTI Focal Points Network

Prague 15th Anniversary Reception & Dinner of the European Governmental LGBTI Focal Points Network
23 October 2019 – Prague

GPP A Year in Review 2019

Read about GPP events, publications, and other activities in 2019.

Video: Support LGBTI Youth

Commissioned by Elevate Children’s Funders Group and Global Philanthropy Project, October 2019.

Support LGBTI Youth

Resources from Elevate Children’s Funders Group and Global Philanthropy Project, October 2019

GPP Co-Sponsors FCAA Spring Funder Forum, April 9

FCAA Spring Funder Forum will offer a two-part discussion to help contextualize current threats to HIV, health and human rights, health and human rights, with one session focusing on FOSTA-SESTA legislation and the other looking at the rise of religious conservatism.

UAF and GPP Session at the 2019 Ariadne Annual Meeting and Policy Briefing 2019

As ethno-nationalist and fascist movements grow, feeding off social polarization and economic inequality, strange bedfellows are increasingly working together to roll back human rights and social justice gains and attack minorities and marginalized groups.

GPP 2018 Year in Review

Read about GPP events, publications, and other activities in 2018

Lesbian Bisexual and Queer Grantmaker Resources

Grantmaker Resources re: funding Lesbian, Bisexual, Queer Women

Resisting “Anti-Gender Ideology”

Resources for understanding and resisting “anti-gender ideology.”

GPP @ FCAA 2018 Convening

GPP is proud to partner with our members Open Society Foundations and American Jewish World Services on the newly selected Opening Plenary at the upcoming 2018 FCAA AIDS Philanthropy Summit. 

New: Global Acceptance Index (GAI) reports

New: Global Acceptance Index (GAI) reports; Developed by the Williams Institute (UCLA) for the LGBTI Global Development Partnership

Mapping Digital Landscapes of Trans Activism in Central Asia and Eastern Europe

New report: Mapping Digital Landscapes of Trans Activism in Central Asia and Eastern Europe (CAEE) by Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice and Transgender Europe (TGEU).

ILGA Trans Legal Mapping Report

The first edition of ILGA’s Trans Legal Mapping Report was released in November 2016. Available in English/Spanish.

It Shows That People Care: LGBTI organisations fundraising from individuals in Europe and Central Asia

This new guide, developed by ILGA-Europe and the Global Philanthropy Project, includes an overview of fundraising, frequently asked questions, 10 case studies, and guidance and resources to start or improve your fundraising.

Dave Scamell: Why I’m Dedicated to Funding Trans and Intersex Organizing

Published on the AJWS Blog. Dave Scamell is the Director of International Advocacy at AJWS and co-chair of the GPP Trans* Funding Working Group. 

The State of Intersex Organizing (2nd edition) and The State of Trans Organizing (2nd edition)

American Jewish World Service (AJWS), Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice (Astraea) and Global Action for Trans Equality (GATE), 2017

Advancing Trans* Movements Worldwide: A Meeting for Funders and Activists Working on Gender Diversity

Global Action for Trans* Equality and Open Society Foundations, 2014.
CONFERENCE REPORT — DECEMBER 3 & 4, 2013 — BERLIN, GERMANY

Using family as a frame in social justice activism: A guide for activists and funders in Europe

Using family as a frame in social justice activism: A guide for activists and funders in Europe
Authors: Alice Coffin, Evelyne Paradis, Gordan Bosanac, Gráinne Healy, Julia Ehrt, Matthew Hart, Nicky McIntyre, Pav Akhtar, Peter Matjašič, Susan Treadwell
Compiled by Bruno Selun, June 2017

The Role of the United Nations in Combatting Discrimination and Violence against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex People

Snapshot of work of UN entities in combatting discrimination and violence based on SOGI, sex characteristics and related work in support ofLGBTI communities around the world, 2017.

On “shrinking space”: a framing paper

On “shrinking space”: a framing paper
Transnational Institute (TNI), 07 April 2017

The Impact of International Counter-terrorism on Civil Society Organisations

STUDY: The Impact of International Counter-terrorism on Civil Society Organisations
Understanding the role of the Financial Action Taskforce
April 2017, Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service

“Let me be me!“ – Better Care for LGBTI* Children

In this working paper for iNGOs, GPP Member Dreilinden presents essential demands of the 8th Rainbow Philanthropy Conference addressing LGBT* – and in some respects intersex – children in development cooperation.

The Other Foundation’s Canaries in the Coal Mines Reports

The Other Foundation has commissioned studies of ten countries in southern Africa.

Astraea Foundation Landscape Analyses

Landscape analyses for Colombia, Ecuador, Honduras, India, Kenya, Peru, South Africa (2015).

Intersex Funding Resources/Background

Grantmakers Resources on funding Intersex movements.

Resources Promoting Open Space for LGBTI Civil Society

A collection of resources Promoting Open Space for LGBTI Civil Society.

Institute of Development Studies (IDS) Resources

A collection of resources from the Institute of Development Studies.

United Nation Development Programme (UNDP) Resources

A collection of research and resources from UNDP.

No One Left Behind. Evaluating SDGs with an Equity-Focused and Gender-Responsive Lens

Report of the 2016 New York High-Level Panel and Technical Seminar.
March 2016.

A Development Agenda for Sexual and Gender Minorities

Author, Andrew Park, Esq.
Director International Programs, The Williams Institute
June 2016

Global LGBTI Grants, Fellowships, & Education Resources

Inclusive International Funders List and Education Resources for LGBTI Philanthropy.

Education Resources for LGBTI Philanthropy

The purpose of this document to provide a relevant comprehensive and fluid list of academic and funding opportunities for scholars and activists in the Global South.

We are Real: The Growing Movement Advancing the Rights of Intersex People

Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice
August 2016
Available in English, Spanish, Russian, and forthcoming in Chinese.

“Perfect Storm” poster presented at AIDS2016 Conference

Poster on GPP’s research, presented at the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016).

The Road to Successful Partnerships

How governments in the Global North can effectively partner with intermediary organizations to support LGBTI communities in the Global South and East; Commissioned by Global Philanthropy Project, July 2016

Resourcing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex issues in civil society

Authors: Matthew Hart, Global Philanthropy Project and Ben Francisco Maulbeck, Funders for LGBTQ Issues
Published in the Civicus 2016 State of Civil Society Report, June 2016.

Infographic: 2013-2014 Global Resources Report

Global Philanthropy Project and Funders for LGBTQ Issues, June 2016.

Being LGBTI in China: A National Survey on Social Attitudes towards SOGI & Gender Expression

Survey jointly implemented by UNDP, Peking University Sociology Department and the Beijing LGBT Center, May 2016.

LGBTI Civil Society Organizations Around the Globe: Challenges, Successes, and Lessons Learned

The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law, Global Trends in NGO Law, Volume 7, Issue 2 (May 2016).

Heat Map: Funders’ Initiative on Closing Space for Civil Society

Published by Ariadne – European Funders for Social Change and Human Rights, The International Human Rights Funders Group,
The European Foundation Centre. Visualisation by Foundation Center, 2015.

‘Leave No One Behind’: Gender, Sexuality and the Sustainable Development Goals

Published by Institute of Development Studies, October 2015.

Challenging the Closing Space for Civil Society: A Practical Starting Point for Funders.

Published by Ariadne (the European Funders for Social Change and Human Rights), the International Human Rights Funders Group (IHRFG), and the European Foundation Centre (EFC), February 2016.

2016 Ariadne Forecast

From Ariadne: European Funders for Social Change and Human Rights, January 2016.

Getting To Rights: The Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex Persons In Africa

Study commissioned and financed by the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2013.

Trans* Funding Research

Authors: Somjen Frazer and Erin Howe, Strength in Numbers Consulting Group for the GPP Trans* Working Group in collaboration with Arcus Foundation and Open Society Foundations, 2015.

Protecting Civic Space and the Right to Access Resources

A Community of Democracies project funded by Sweden, 2014

Promoting an Enabling Civil Society Environment

ILGA Europe, Charhon Consultants, January 2015

GPP Global South and East Case Studies References

Prepared by Barbary Cook and Bia Vieira, Dragonfly Partners, January 2016
Commissioned by: GPP Bilaterals Working Group

International Trans* Fund Overview

Presented by Masen Davis, March 2016

International LGBTI Inclusive Funders List

Created by Arcus Foundation, 2016

Rapid Response Funders for LGBTI

Created by Urgent Action Fund, January 2016

Bilateral agencies mapping study: Germany

Grantmaking and support for LGBTI issues in German development cooperation
Research prepared for HIVOS (Netherlands), April 2012

Funding for Sex Worker Rights: Opportunities for Foundations to Fund More and Better (Summary)

Created by Mama Cash, Red Umbrella Fund, and Open Society Foundations

We Exist: Mapping LGBTQ Organizing in West Africa

Commissioned by the the West Africa LGBTQ Activist Fund Brain Trust (American Jewish World Service, Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice, Foundation for a Just Society, UHAI-EASHRI (East Africa Sexual Health and Rights Initiative), and the Queer African Youth Network)

Invest, Educate, Engage, Ask: Strategies for Increasing Individual Giving to LGBTQ Rights in the Global South and East

Written by Kris Abrams with Katherine Acey, for the Global Philanthropy Project, December 2011

Growing Trans* Funding and Strategy: A Report from the Field in 2013

Authors: Strength in Numbers Consulting Group
Commissioned by: GPP Trans* Working Group in collaboration Arcus Foundation and Open Society Foundations