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  • Grant

    Empowerment Grant

  • Target Groups

    • Indigenous groups and ethnic minorities.
    • Age-discriminated vulnerable groups, notably the young and the elderly
    • Women facing exploitation, abuse and/or violence
    • People living with disabilities


  • Grant amount

    5.000-25.000 Euro

    Project duration

    12 - 24 Months

    Closing date

    20 April & 14 September 2018
  • About

    Are you part of an informal group or a small organisation? Do you need to organise your members or strengthen your group? Do you have ideas on how to tackle the issues you face? Do you want to build confidence, skills, and leadership of the people you represent within your community? Are you working to promote a positive image of your members and fight discrimination?

    If you said yes to any of the questions above, apply for an Empowerment Grant! We are currently accepting proposals for small projects spanning a minimum of 12 months and a maximum of 24 months with a budget ranging from EUR 5,000 to EUR 25,000 (approx. IDR 70,000,000 to IDR 350,000,000).

    Empowerment Grants are the most popular within Voice. Preference will be given to organisations led by Voice target groups and those still unrepresented by current grantees.

    Please note that the project needs to be implemented in the following provinces in Indonesia: DKI Jakarta, West Java, Central Java, East Java, West Nusa Tenggara, East Nusa Tenggara and South Sulawesi.

  • How to apply?

    Please follow these steps:

    1. Read the  Grant Manual thoroughly for guidelines on how to apply, what is expected of grantees, criteria, schedule, the granting process, and the policy advocacy focus area in Indonesia.
    2. Download and complete the  application form and  budget.
    3. Submit your application online here by filling the questions and attaching the completed application form and budget.

    Please read the  FAQ first if you have any questions. If you have questions not included in the FAQ, please write to We also encourage you to view the current grantees. You can filter by grant type, see what projects Voice has funded, and get inspired.

    Please note that Empowerment grants can be submitted any time but there will be two review cycles in 2018. The first review cycle starts 20th of April 2018 while the second cycle starts 14th of September 2018. This means applications submitted before 20th of April, 5PM Indonesian time will be reviewed as part of the first cycle, anything after will be part of the second review cycle.

    Funding decisions will be made 6 weeks after the start of the review cycle.  For full details, we refer you to the Grant Manual.


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