The International Trans Fund (ITF): Inviting applications to mobilize sustainable resources to help build strong, trans-led movements and collective action, and to address and eliminate funding gaps impacting trans groups across the globe.

Funding brief: The ITF is pleased to announce our second call for proposals for trans groups, collectives and networks. The ITF was created to mobilize sustainable resources to help build strong, trans-led movements and collective action, and to address and eliminate funding gaps impacting trans groups across the globe. The purpose of the ITF is to:
Build and sustain a mechanism to support trans-led groups of different sizes working on a range of issues at the international, regional, country, and local levels, with a particular emphasis on smaller groups and/or groups with access to fewer resources.
Increase resources and enhance access to resources to support trans movements including:
– Financial resources dedicated to trans-led organizations and groups through grantmaking.
– Non-financial resources for trans organizations, such as skills building, organizational strengthening, leadership development, and activist support.
– Access to other and new donors.
Educate our peers in the philanthropic community on trans issues and influence other funders andstrategic allies on trans-related commitments and strategies.

The ITF’s priorities in this funding cycle are to:
Fund a diversity of groups, including around regions, languages, gender and other identities, strategies and issues.
Reach trans communities facing greater levels of marginalization (e.g. racism, classism, ageism, ableism, misogyny and so on).
Support trans groups whose work is inters

Donor Name: The International Trans Fund (ITF)
Funding name: The International Trans Fund (ITF)

Deadline: The deadline to apply is February, 12th, 2018 at 5pm (EST/New York time).

Funding details link: https://www.transfund.org/our-grants/apply-for-a-grant/

Funding limit:
They warmly welcome applications from trans-led groups with budgets below $150,000.
They are only able to make one-year grants, due to our own funding limitations. Most grants will range between $10,000 and $30,000 USD. Grants up to $50,000 may be considered in special circumstances. They do not accept applications for funding of more than $50,000 or less than $5,000.

Special Notes: Please contact with the donor directly for further clarification and understanding.

Project start date: Not found
Project duration: Not found

Eligible organization: As below

Eligibility: To be eligible for funding groups must be meet the following criteria:
Be trans-led:
 The ITF defines ‘trans-led’ as trans people are in decision-making roles, including setting the organization’s strategic and financial priorities, AND make up 75% of the group’s staff, spokespeople, and Board or decision-making body.
 If this is not the case, groups must demonstrate how trans people make budget, organizational and strategic decisions.
Have an operating budget under $150,000 USD.
Be a group of people (i.e. not an individual).
Main focus of work is to benefit the trans community.
Contribute to movement building, not just providing direct services.
Applications that do not meet the criteria will be found to be ineligible and will not be reviewed by the GMP.

The ITF does not fund:
Individuals.
Organizations that are not led by trans people (even if they are working on trans issues).
Organizations that do not do work specifically to benefit trans people or communities.
Groups, collectives, and networks with operating budgets above $150,000 USD.
Groups and projects that only provide direct services to individuals without contributing to trans movement building in some way

Eligible Country: No country bar found (Open to all regions)

Submission mail: info@transfund.org

Other important link:
About: https://www.transfund.org/about-us/what-we-do/
● Guideline: https://www.transfund.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/ITF-Application-Guidelines-2018-ENG.pdf
Form: https://www.transfund.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/ITF-Application-Form-2018-ENG.docx
Budget Form: https://www.transfund.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/ITF-Budget-Form-2018-ENG.xlsx

How to apply: Please submit your application to info@transfund.org .


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