Fundraising Guide (English) June 2014 - Page 55

After the Foundation reviews and screens all applications, there will be an opportunity open for eligible grant candidates to vote for the organization they feel is most deserving of the grant. Read more about the process: youngfeministfund.org/grants-program/grantmaking-process FRIDA – THE YOUNG FEMINIST FUND info@youngfeministfund.org N/A website: www.youngfeministfund.org email: telephone: Global South (Africa, Asia, the Pacific, The Middle East, Latin America, the Caribbean and Central, Eastern Europe, Caucuses, and Central Asia) countries/regions: FUND FOR GLOBAL HUMAN RIGHTS 1666 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Suite. 410, Washington, DC 20009-1039, USA email: info@globalhumanrights.org telephone: +1 202 347 7488  website: www.globalhumanrights.org address: women’s human rights, youth, feminism, activism, collective leadership, organizing. For FRIDA’s funding priorities: youngfeministfund.org/grantsprogram/funding-priorities topics/subjects: FRIDA’s mission is to provide accessible, strategic and responsive funding for young feministled initiatives. FRIDA aims to strengthen the capacity of young feminist organizations to leverage resources for their work and to increase donors’ and allies’ commitments to resourcing young feminist activism. FRIDA defines young feminist activists as young people between 18-30 years old from across the gender spectrum committed to advancing gender equality and women’s rights through feminist means. The term ‘feminist’ refers to “individuals working with women’s movements or in other social movements to advance the rights of equality, justice, dignity, freedom, and safety of women, girls and marginalized groups”. description: Guatemala, Mexico, Honduras, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea, Burundi, Uganda, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Egypt, India, Pakistan, the Philippines, Thailand, Burma countries/regions: topics/subjects: The Fund for Global Human Rights works to secure basic freedoms for people around the world. Its grants program funds non-governmental, non-profit organizations working to promote respect for human rights in the countries and regions in which they are based. The fund has 17 focus countries in South Asia, West Africa, African Great Lakes, North Africa, Southeast Asia, and Latin America. The Fund has crafted specific regional strategies designed to make the most impact with limited resources for specific countries and regions where they believe strategic grant-making can make a difference in advancing human rights protections over time. The Fund acts as an ally of activists in strengthening human rights movements and believes in maintaining a long-term focus in each of the regions and countries where it operates. Women-led organizations are strongly encouraged to apply. description: Small, flexible, general support grants determined in partnership with our grant seekers and other partners to fund initiatives designed and led by young women and transgender youth. Funds can be used to cover project and core costs. type of grant: grant range: up to $5,000 average grant duration: of renewal human rights one-year, with possibility General/operating support, program development, seed money, and technical assistance type of grant: Check the FRIDA website for the most current Call for Proposals and deadlines: youngfeministfund.org/grants-program/apply-for-a-grant deadline(s): Does not fund individuals, stand-alone conferences, businesses, scholarships, fundraising events, universitybased research, government agencies, micro-credit programs, construction of roads, bridges, buildings, wells or medical facilities, or activities directly or indirectly intended to support political candidates. Each year around March/April, FRIDA will announce a Call for Proposals on their website. how to apply: You should then submit your application via the FRIDA website, following their directions (applications available in English, French, Spanish, Russian, and Arabic): youngfeministfund.org/grants-program/apply-for-a-grant grant range: $5,000 to $30,000 average grant duration: 52 multi-year