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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
    • Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people
    • People living with disabilities
  • Grant amount

    5.000 - 25.000

    Project duration

    12 - 24 Months

    Closing date

    15 Nov 2017
  • About

    Are you part of a small/informal group or organisation? Do 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 the positive image of your members and fight discrimination?

    If you say yes to any of the questions above, apply for an Empowerment Grant!  We accept proposals for small projects spanning a maximum of 2 years, ranging from €5,000 to €25,000 (approx. ₱265,000 to ₱1,300,000).

    Applications must be target-led. This means applicants must be composed of members from the Voice target groups. Informal groups who do not have SEC registration and a bank account will need to partner with other formal organisations.

    Voice Themes

    Voice welcomes all proposals ideas that fit into one or more of the following themes:

    • Improved access to (productive) resources (finance, land and water) and employment
    • Improved access to social services, health and education in particular
    • Space for political participation
  • How to apply?

    This call for proposals is closed, so application is no longer possible. Please come back here at a later stage to learn about the grantees that have been selected in this call for proposals.

    Calls for proposals for Influencing grants will be opened once a year, while for Empowerment, Innovate and Learn and Sudden Opportunity grants we accept proposals on a rolling basis. The current open calls for proposals can be found here.

  • Grantees


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