Wednesday, 1 October 2014

The Documentation and Advocacy Fund for European Organizations working on LGBTI Issues

Deadline: 20 October 2014
The ILGA-Europe working for the equality of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) people in Europe invites applications from organizations in European countries to apply for the Documentation and Advocacy Fund. The primary aim of the fund is to address discrimination at schools, school bullying and gender stereotypes and to work for inclusion and equality in educational contexts.
Grant may be allocated to one or more of the following
  1. Collect data on school bullying (this topic should only be explored by organizations operating in countries where there is a proven gap of information in this area
  2. Exploring the specific barriers faced by trans and/or intersex children and youth in the education system and identifying needs in this area
  3. Collecting and analyzing data on teachers’ and administrative staff’s competence and attitudes in the field of LGBTI issues
  4. Identify how curricula and textbooks refer to LGBTI issues
  5. Explore how the school environment is inclusive of LGBTI students and teachers’ needs
The ILGA-Europe will make maximum 7 awards of maximum €6000-€7000 each.
Eligibility Criteria
  • Applicants must be LGBT organizations officially registered with local authorities or unregistered initiative groups.
  • Applications must provide a clear methodology and outline what the objectives, added-value and expected outcomes are.
  • Applications must allow for the documentation of new evidence on discriminatory practices and barriers in access to education of LGBTI people.
  • Applications must enhance data collection skills in the area of education.
  • Applications providing an opportunity for joint work (peer-learning and/or coaching) between different civil society organizations are encouraged.
For more information, please visit Call for Proposals.

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