Our 6th round of regional call for proposals for grants to LGBTQI-led groups, organizations, networks in West Africa is closed. Please scroll down to learn more about our grant-making process.
for awarding regional grants
ISDAO's regional calls for proposals are opened in October of each year. A deadline of four (4) weeks will be provided for groups/organizations to submit proposals
Proposals are submitted in English or French by email to email@example.com by groups/organizations led by lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and/or intersex people from ISDAO's 9 focal countries (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo)
Proposals will not be accepted after the deadline for submission of proposals
Proposals are analyzed to confirm that they comply with ISDAO's guidelines and criteria
Proposals are reviewed and processed by the Activist Grant Making Panel (AGMP) from ISDAO's focal countries
AGMP members meet to discuss applications. During this meeting, the AGMP discusses the regional context and needs within the movement and identifies priorities for grantmaking. No member can influence a vote in plenary. AGMP members are bound by conflict of interest and confidentiality agreements. Decisions are made by vote, discussion, and collectively by the entire panel.
ISDAO's Interim Governance Body validates the AGMP recommended proposals
Applicant groups/organizations receive notifications of decisions made on their proposals
Visits and/or meetings with groups/organizations to be funded prior to signing contracts and/or agreements
Transfer of resources to the accounts of the funded groups/partners or their fiscal hosts
including sub-regional partner(s)