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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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Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice, 2023

Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice, 2023

Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice, 2023

Partnering with Pride was written by leading LGBTIQ+ groups across Asia and the Pacific, in partnership with the Global Philanthropy Project and Equality Australia, 2023

Collected resources.

Elevate Children Funders Group y Global Philanthropy Project, 2021

Global Philanthropy Project, June 2021

Global Philanthropy Project, Red Umbrella Fund, Funders for LGBTQ Issues, and the Sex Worker Donor Collaborative, March 2021

Global Philanthropy Project, April 2021

Global Philanthropy Project, February 2021

Deutsches Institut für Menschenrechte and Dreilinden, May 2021

Elevate Children Funders Group and Global Philanthropy Project, March 2021

Le Rapport sur les Ressources mondiales de 2017-2018 est désormais disponible en français!

El Informe de Recursos Globales 2017-2018 ya está disponible en español!

Oak Foundation, 2017

These briefs focus on: global LBQTI funding, the role of intermediaries and government embassies in global LGBTI funding, and funding for LGBTI sex workers.

AWID and Mama Cash, with support of the Count Me In! Consortium, November 2020

Report available in English, Spanish, and French

What are the different kinds of LGBTI funders, and what are good ways to approach them for support? Watch GPP’s new “meet the donors” video to learn more.

Global Philanthropy Project, January 2021

Mama Cash and Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice, June 2020

Reference ListResources for the Global LGBTI Philanthropic Response to COVID-19Last updated : July 1, 2023

Injustice Exposed: The Criminalisation of Transgender People and its Impacts
Baring Foundation
2019

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

Arcus Foundation, 2018

GPP ResearchHow is Global LGBTI Philanthropy Responding to COVID-19?1st May 2020Global Philanthropy Project In April 2020, GPP conducted a survey in order to understand emerging practices and principles for COVID-19 response among funders supporting global LGBTI issues, share common learnings and opportunities for collaboration, and inform how GPP can support the community of global LGBTI...

Global Philanthropy Project and Funders for LGBTQ Issues, May 2020

Member ResearchCaleidoscopio: Hallazgos y reflexiones sobre los movimientos LGBTTTIQ+ en Mexico11th November 2019Fondo Semillas, Arcus Foundation Downloads Caleidoscopio Translations Landscape Analysis 2019 Kaleidoscope: Findings and reflections on LGBTQI+ Movements in Mexico Read and download
GPP ResearchSupport LGBTI Youth: Video and Materials21st October 2019Global Philanthropy Project, Elevate Children Funders Group (ECFG) This page contains resources co-developed in 2019 by Elevate Children Funders Group and Global Philanthropy Project with the support of a member advisory committee, following private research for the membership of the two networks. Grantmakers are invited to request...

GPP, GATE, AJWS, Astraea, 2019.

Catholics for Human Rights, Horizons Foundation Global Faith and Equality Fund
March 2019

Astraea Lesbian Foundation For Justice, 2018

Astraea Lesbian Foundation For Justice, 2019

American Jewish World Services
June 2019

GPP Research2015-2016 Informe de Recursos Globales Seminario Web19th April 2019GPP Funders for LGBTQ Issues y Global Philanthropy Projectse complacen en publicar el 2015-2016 Informe de Recursos Globales: Apoyo gubernamental y filantropico para comunidades lesbianas, gays, bisexuales, transgénero e intersex, el informe más completo hasta la fecha sobre el estado de finacimiento por parte de fundaciones y...

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).

Urgent Action Fund
International Human Rights Law Clinic University of California, Berkeley, School of Law
December 2017

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

GPP ResearchAu coeur de l’orage18th October 2017Global Philanthropy Project Downloads Au coeur de l’orage: La fermeture des espaces de la société civile LGBT au Kirghizistan, en Indonésie, au Kenya et en Hongrie Translations GPP Research 2016 The Perfect Storm: The closing space for LGBT civil society in Kyrgyzstan, Indonesia, Kenya, and Hungary Read and download

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

Member ResearchStanding Firm: Women and Trans-Led Organisations Respond to Closing Space for Civil Society.21st July 2017Mama Cash, Urgent Action Fund New from Mama Cash and Urgent Action Fund, this report is a tool, resource, and testimony to inform the understanding of how closing space, in all its forms, has a gendered impact. Fullscreen Mode

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).

Reference ListGlobal LGBTI Education ResourcesGPP, Arcus Foundation Last updated : July 1, 2023 Content Education Resources for LGBTI Philanthropy Academic Opportunities for International Human Rights Check out resources on LGBTI Grants & Fellowships Education Resources for LGBTI Philanthropy Created by Arcus Foundation, 2017. (updated August 2020) The purpose of this document to provide a comprehensive...

Grantmakers Resources on funding Intersex movements.

Reference ListResources Promoting Open Space for LGBTI Civil SocietyLast updated: 2016 A collection of resources Promoting Open Space for LGBTI Civil Society. KEY RESOURCES The Perfect Storm: The closing space for LGBT civil society in Kyrgyzstan, Indonesia, Kenya, and Hungary. (GPP, July 2016) Challenging the Closing Space for Civil Society: A practical starting point for...

Inclusive International Funders List and Education Resources for LGBTI Philanthropy.

Inclusive International Funders List and Education Resources for LGBTI Philanthropy.

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

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.

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.

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

Author: Gitta Zomorodi for Global Philanthropy Project, July 2015

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Decoding LGBTQ Scapegoating & Communications Guidance

Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice, 2023

Being an LTGBIQ+ Activist and Sexual Non-Conformist

Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice, 2023

Findings and reflections on LGBTQI+ movements in Mexico

Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice, 2023

Vision for the Future: GPP Executive Director’s IDAHOT+ 2024 Keynote

UpdateVision for the Future: GPP Executive Director’s IDAHOT+ 2024 Keynote21st May 2024 The European IDAHOT+ Forum 2024 was co-organized by the Government of the Netherlands and the Council of Europe in the Hague on May 15th. The overarching theme of this year’s edition was ‘The Future of Freedom and Equality in Europe’. Matthew Hart, GPP’s...

Where is the money for Black feminist movements?

Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice, 2023

New Website Alert: Explore LGBTI Pathways!

UpdateNew Website Alert: Explore LGBTI Pathways!22nd April 2024 The LGBTI Pathways project, led by GPP and ILGA World, is launching its new website. The page includes regional information about the project, its leadership, updates, and more. This 3-year project aims to transform the quality and quantity of resources available to LGBTI people around the world....

Protego: Operationalizing the Geneva Consensus Declaration

Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice, 2023

GPP at HRFN’s Funding Futures Festival

UncategorizedGPP at HRFN’s Funding Futures Festival27th February 2024 Human Rights Funders Network (HRFN) is hosting its Funding Futures Festival in Tbilisi, Georgia from April 24 to 26, which will touch upon issues such as climate justice, racial and gender justice, crisis and closing civic space, resistance to imperialism, etc., through three types of sessions: Discovery...

“Our Lives and Bodies Must Be at the Centre”: An Interview with Matthew Hart, GPP Executive Director by Ifa

Update“Our Lives and Bodies Must Be at the Centre”: An Interview with Matthew Hart, GPP Executive Director by Ifa19th February 2024 The 2023 publication “Gender and Diversity: Queering the Funds” by Ifa, Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen, features an interview with Matthew Hart, Executive Director of GPP, discussing the power of funding mechanisms, the challenges of finances, and...

Conversion Therapy Online: The Ecosystem In 2023

Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice, 2023

Patriarchal (Dis)orders: Backlash as Crisis Management

Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice, 2023

The UK LGBTIQI International Giving Report

Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice, 2023

2023 Year in Review

Learn more about GPP’s activities and updates in 2023!

GPP research featured in Time Magazine Article: “Russia’s Court Ban of the ‘LGBTQ Movement’ Is the Latest Global Move Against Inclusion”

UpdateGPP research featured in Time Magazine Article: “Russia’s Court Ban of the ‘LGBTQ Movement’ Is the Latest Global Move Against Inclusion”7th December 2023 Time Magazine recently published an article on the new Russian law that classifies the “international LGBT movement” as an extremist organization. GPP’s “Meet the Moment: A Call for Progressive Philanthropic Response to...

UK Government Advocacy

UpdateUK Government Advocacy23rd November 2023 Following a number of years of strategic engagement with the UK Government, led by the GPP member, the Baring Foundation, and GPP’s Government Relations team, a new commitment of £40m for LGBTI rights worldwide was announced by the UK Minister of State (Development and Africa), Rt. Hon Andrew Mitchell, at...

Global Resistance to Anti-Gender Opposition

Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice, 2023

GPP Executive Director spoke at 2023 Paris Peace Forum

UpdateGPP Executive Director spoke at 2023 Paris Peace Forum11th October 2023 Session: Liberty, Equality, Disparities: Keeping up the efforts to support and protect women’s rights Date and time: November 10, 15:30–16:30 p.m. CET About the Session: According to UN Women, gender disparities are worsening, with less than 1 percent of women and girls living in...

2023 Global Philanthropy Forum: GPP Executive Director as a Keynote Speaker

Update2023 Global Philanthropy Forum: GPP Executive Director as a Keynote Speaker9th October 2023 Keynote at the 2023 Global Philanthropy Forum Matthew Hart, Global Philanthropy Project Executive Director, delivered a keynote speech at this year’s Global Philanthropy Forum Conference. Increasingly, far-right politicians fuel moral panics and defend “traditional and national” values as a winning strategy to...

2023 Funder Survey: Mapping Responses to Global “Anti-Gender” Movements

Update2023 Funder Survey: Mapping Responses to Global “Anti-Gender” Movements4th October 2023 This survey is now closed. Thank you to all who participated. Building on the impact of our previous research, Global Philanthropy Project seeks to further strengthen the capacity of the progressive philanthropic ecosystem to strategize, design, and implement individual and collective responses to anti-gender movements....

State of Trans and Intersex Organizing, 3rd Edition Surveys Launch 2023

UpdateState of Trans and Intersex Organizing, 3rd Edition Surveys Launch 20232nd October 2023 The surveys are now closed, and we look forward to sharing the reports in September 2024. Following the success of the 2017 State of Trans Organizing and State of Intersex Organizing reports, we are excited to launch the development of a third...

Australian Government Advocacy

UpdateAustralian Government Advocacy6th September 2023 On 1 March 2022 at the Sydney WorldPride Human Rights Conference, Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong announced Australia’s first dedicated fund for LGBTQIA+ rights in Asia and the Pacific, the A$3.5m Inclusion and Equality Fund. She also announced the development of a first-ever dedicated Australian LGBTQIA+ human rights in foreign...

LGBTI Pathways Project Launched

UpdateLGBTI Pathways Project Launched6th September 2023 The Global Philanthropy Project and ILGA World are thrilled to announce the launch of LGBTI Pathways. This groundbreaking global project aims to identify and catalyze pathways to increased and improved funding for LGBTI communities around the world. Officially launched at the Pan Africa ILGA Conference in Mauritius on 2...

LGBTI Funding Gaps: Responding Together

UpdateLGBTI Funding Gaps: Responding Together15th August 2023 Open Society Foundations (OSF) is in the process of a strategic shift which has significantly impacted their LGBTI grantmaking. Global Philanthropy Project is coordinating a unique project with the support of OSF, to analyze, address, and mitigate the specific gaps in LGBTI funding resulting from the foundation’s shift....

Partnering with Pride: The case for Australian action on equality in our region

Partnering with Pride was written by leading LGBTIQ+ groups across Asia and the Pacific, in partnership with the Global Philanthropy Project and Equality Australia, 2023

Tareas de cuidado en México

Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice, 2023

2022 Year in Review

Learn more about GPP’s activities and updates in 2022!

ENDING VIOLENCE AGAINST LGBTQI+ PEOPLE REPORT

What Works 2 to Prevent Violence, 2022

2021 Year in Review

Learn more about GPP’s activities and updates in 2021!

GPP in 2021 Philanthropy 100 List

GPP is happy to be included in Unboxed Philanthropy’s 2021 Philanthropy 100 List…

Pride in the Humanitarian System Consultation Report

APCOM, IPPF, Asean SOGIE, UN Women, Asian Pacific Transgender Network, Edge Effect, June 2018

Diving Deeper: Factsheet LGBTI Sex Worker Funding

Global Philanthropy Project, Red Umbrella Fund, Funders for LGBTQ Issues, and the Sex Worker Donor Collaborative, March 2021

Diving Deeper: Under the surface of LBQTI Funding

Global Philanthropy Project, February 2021

GPP’s Dave Scamell on the FCAA blog

@ Funders Concerned About AIDS: Where are the Global COVID-19 Resources for LGBTI Communities?

Manufacturing Moral Panic: Weaponizing Children to Undermine Gender Justice and Human Rights

Elevate Children Funders Group and Global Philanthropy Project, March 2021

GPP Director Interview

@ Baring Foundation 2020 Review

Rapport sur les Ressources mondiales de 2017-2018

Le Rapport sur les Ressources mondiales de 2017-2018 est désormais disponible en français!

Informe de Recursos Globales 2017-2018

El Informe de Recursos Globales 2017-2018 ya está disponible en español!

Diving Deeper Series: Under the surface of LGBTI funding data

These briefs focus on: global LBQTI funding, the role of intermediaries and government embassies in global LGBTI funding, and funding for LGBTI sex workers.

GPP Year in Review 2020

Learn more about GPP’s activities and updates in 2020!

Moving More Money to the Drivers of Change

AWID and Mama Cash, with support of the Count Me In! Consortium, November 2020

Meet the Donors Video

What are the different kinds of LGBTI funders, and what are good ways to approach them for support? Watch GPP’s new “meet the donors” video to learn more.

Vibrant Yet Under-Resourced: The State of Lesbian, Bisexual, and Queer Movements

Mama Cash and Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice, June 2020

Resources for the Global LGBTI Philanthropic Response to COVID-19

Reference ListResources for the Global LGBTI Philanthropic Response to COVID-19Last updated : July 1, 2023

Injustice Exposed: The Criminalisation of Transgender People and its Impacts

Injustice Exposed: The Criminalisation of Transgender People and its Impacts
Baring Foundation
2019

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

How is Global LGBTI Philanthropy Responding to COVID-19?

GPP ResearchHow is Global LGBTI Philanthropy Responding to COVID-19?1st May 2020Global Philanthropy Project In April 2020, GPP conducted a survey in order to understand emerging practices and principles for COVID-19 response among funders supporting global LGBTI issues, share common learnings and opportunities for collaboration, and inform how GPP can support the community of global LGBTI...

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

Global Philanthropy Project and Funders for LGBTQ Issues, May 2020

GPP Year in Review 2019

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

GPP Statement, Global LGBTI Human Rights Conference 2018

UpdateGPP Statement, Global LGBTI Human Rights Conference 201826th November 2019 GPP Statement to Leaving No One Behind: the Equal Rights Coalition (ERC) Global Conference on LGBTI Human Rights and Inclusive Development August 6-8, 2018 – Vancouver, Canada Downloads ERC Statement

Video: Support LGBTI Youth

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

Caleidoscopio: Hallazgos y reflexiones sobre los movimientos LGBTTTIQ+ en Mexico

Member ResearchCaleidoscopio: Hallazgos y reflexiones sobre los movimientos LGBTTTIQ+ en Mexico11th November 2019Fondo Semillas, Arcus Foundation Downloads Caleidoscopio Translations Landscape Analysis 2019 Kaleidoscope: Findings and reflections on LGBTQI+ Movements in Mexico Read and download

Support LGBTI Youth: Video and Materials

GPP ResearchSupport LGBTI Youth: Video and Materials21st October 2019Global Philanthropy Project, Elevate Children Funders Group (ECFG) This page contains resources co-developed in 2019 by Elevate Children Funders Group and Global Philanthropy Project with the support of a member advisory committee, following private research for the membership of the two networks. Grantmakers are invited to request...

Let’s Bring Lesbian Genius to the World!

2nd European Lesbian* Conference, April 2019

The Geopolitics of Moral Panic: The influence of Argentinian Neo-conservatism in the Genesis of the Discourse of ‘Gender Ideology

OtherThe Geopolitics of Moral Panic: The influence of Argentinian Neo-conservatism in the Genesis of the Discourse of ‘Gender Ideology14th October 2019José Manuel Morán Faúndes, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Argentina Fullscreen Mode

GPP Staff Update

GPP is pleased to announce two staff updates. GPP’s staff member Ezra Berkley Nepon has been promoted to Senior Program Officer for Knowledge and Learning. Nepon joined GPP in 2015, and has been a key partner in developing GPP’s groundbreaking research and broader communications infrastructures. GPP welcomes Olga Rychkova who joins the GPP team to coordinate...

Report on the Holy See at the United Nations

Catholics for Human Rights, Horizons Foundation Global Faith and Equality Fund
March 2019

Feminist Funding Principles

Astraea Lesbian Foundation For Justice, 2018

Healing Justice: Building Power, Transforming Movements

Astraea Lesbian Foundation For Justice, 2019

Research Report on the Right to Education for Transgender People in China

Research Report on the Right to Education for Transgender People in China 2019

2015-2016 Informe de Recursos Globales Seminario Web

GPP Research2015-2016 Informe de Recursos Globales Seminario Web19th April 2019GPP Funders for LGBTQ Issues y Global Philanthropy Projectse complacen en publicar el 2015-2016 Informe de Recursos Globales: Apoyo gubernamental y filantropico para comunidades lesbianas, gays, bisexuales, transgénero e intersex, el informe más completo hasta la fecha sobre el estado de finacimiento por parte de fundaciones y...

Violence: Through the Lens of Lesbians, Bisexual Women and Trans People in Asia

The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission 2014

Creeping Criminalisation: Mapping of Indonesia’s National Laws and Regional Regulations That Violate Human Rights of Women and LGBTIQ People

Landscape AnalysisCreeping Criminalisation: Mapping of Indonesia’s National Laws and Regional Regulations That Violate Human Rights of Women and LGBTIQ People20th March 2019OutRight Action International Fullscreen Mode

Anti Gender Campaigns in Europe

Rowman and Littlefield International 2017 Fullscreen Mode

The Sustainable Development Goals Sexual and Gender Minorities

Jeffrey O’Malley and Andreas Holzinger 2018 Fullscreen Mode

РЕГИСТРАЦИЯ ОРГАНИЗАЦИИ ГРАЖДАНСКОГО ОБЩЕСТВА: Сборник основных законов 10 стран Европы, Ближнего Востока и Северной Африки

OtherРЕГИСТРАЦИЯ ОРГАНИЗАЦИИ ГРАЖДАНСКОГО ОБЩЕСТВА: Сборник основных законов 10 стран Европы, Ближнего Востока и Северной Африки8th January 2019European Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ECNL) Registering a Civil Society Organisation: A Handbook of Key Laws from 10 Countries in Europe and the MENA Region European Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ECNL) Downloads РЕГИСТРАЦИЯ ОРГАНИЗАЦИИ ГРАЖДАНСКОГО ОБЩЕСТВА Translations Other 2019 Registering...

Registering a Civil Society Organisation: A Handbook of Key Laws from 10 Countries in Europe and the MENA Region

OtherRegistering a Civil Society Organisation: A Handbook of Key Laws from 10 Countries in Europe and the MENA Region8th January 2019European Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ECNL) Downloads Registering a Civil Society Organisation Translations Other 2019 РЕГИСТРАЦИЯ ОРГАНИЗАЦИИ ГРАЖДАНСКОГО ОБЩЕСТВА: Сборник основных законов 10 стран Европы, Ближнего Востока и Северной Африки Read and download

GPP 2018 Year in Review

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

Krajnji Je Čas- Glasovi naših prijateljica kao korak ka razumijevanju života lezbejki, biseksualnih i trans žena u Bosni i Hercegovini

Time is now: Voices of our friends as a step towards understanding the lives of lesbian, bisexual and trans women in Bosnia and Herzegovina 2018 CURE Foundation Fullscreen Mode

European Lesbian* Conference Report

European Lesbian* Conference 2017 Fullscreen Mode

Presentation of the Survey Results “What Are We Lesbian Women Like?”

OtherPresentation of the Survey Results “What Are We Lesbian Women Like?”13th December 2018Kika Fumero, LesWorking Fullscreen Mode Translations Other 2018 Presentación Resultados Encuesta “Cómo Somos Las Mujeres Lesbianas” Read and download

Presentación Resultados Encuesta “Cómo Somos Las Mujeres Lesbianas”

OtherPresentación Resultados Encuesta “Cómo Somos Las Mujeres Lesbianas”13th December 2018Kika Fumero, LesWorking Fullscreen Mode Translations Other 2018 Presentation of the Survey Results “What Are We Lesbian Women Like?” Read and download

Philanthropy Responding to “Anti-Gender Ideology”

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

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).

Enlarging the Space for European Philanthropy

The European Foundation Center DAFNE: Donors and Foundations Network in Europe January 2018  

Rights Eroded: A Briefing on the Effects of Closing Space on Women Human Rights Defenders

Urgent Action Fund
International Human Rights Law Clinic University of California, Berkeley, School of Law
December 2017

ILGA Trans Legal Mapping Report

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

A Regional Contextual Analysis of the LGBTI Movement in South & South East Asia

Landscape AnalysisA Regional Contextual Analysis of the LGBTI Movement in South & South East Asia29th November 2017COC Netherlands Fullscreen Mode

Resource Mobilisation Toolkit for Girls, Young Women, and Trans Youth

OtherResource Mobilisation Toolkit for Girls, Young Women, and Trans Youth20th November 2017FRIDA The Young Feminist Fund Downloads FRIDA RMToolkit 2017 Resource from FRIDA The Young Feminist Fund, November 2017

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

Au coeur de l’orage

GPP ResearchAu coeur de l’orage18th October 2017Global Philanthropy Project Downloads Au coeur de l’orage: La fermeture des espaces de la société civile LGBT au Kirghizistan, en Indonésie, au Kenya et en Hongrie Translations GPP Research 2016 The Perfect Storm: The closing space for LGBT civil society in Kyrgyzstan, Indonesia, Kenya, and Hungary Read and download

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

Standing Firm: Women and Trans-Led Organisations Respond to Closing Space for Civil Society.

Member ResearchStanding Firm: Women and Trans-Led Organisations Respond to Closing Space for Civil Society.21st July 2017Mama Cash, Urgent Action Fund New from Mama Cash and Urgent Action Fund, this report is a tool, resource, and testimony to inform the understanding of how closing space, in all its forms, has a gendered impact. Fullscreen Mode

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

Watch: “Rainbow Talk” at ILGA World on the Global Resources Report

UpdateWatch: “Rainbow Talk” at ILGA World on the Global Resources Report17th May 2017 In this Rainbow Talk delivered at the 2016 ILGA World Conference, Matthew Hart of the Global Philanthropy Project talks about the importance of resources for the LGBTI movement, and presents data from the Global LGBTI Resources Report, the most comprehensive report to...

“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.

Global Equality Fund Annual Report 2015

Promoting and Protecting the Human Rights  of LGBTI Persons around the World

Astraea Foundation Landscape Analyses

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

Global LGBTI Education Resources

Reference ListGlobal LGBTI Education ResourcesGPP, Arcus Foundation Last updated : July 1, 2023 Content Education Resources for LGBTI Philanthropy Academic Opportunities for International Human Rights Check out resources on LGBTI Grants & Fellowships Education Resources for LGBTI Philanthropy Created by Arcus Foundation, 2017. (updated August 2020) The purpose of this document to provide a comprehensive...

Intersex Funding Resources/Background

Grantmakers Resources on funding Intersex movements.

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

Inclusive International Funders List and Education Resources for LGBTI Philanthropy.

Global LGBTI Grants, Fellowships, & Education Resources

Inclusive International Funders List and Education Resources for LGBTI Philanthropy.

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.

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.

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).

‘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.

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 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

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