Ignite Philanthropy – Thrive Together 

Type of project: Strengthening Communities of Lived Experience to end Childhood Sexual Violence (CSV). Grants can be used flexibly for anything that an organization needs for their organizing and to strengthen their capacities. It can be training, psychological care, equipment, salaries, travel etc.  In addition to money to fund organizational needs, the supported organizations will have the opportunity to learn, improve their organizational capacity, and share and connect with other organizations in the CSV field globally.

Location: Middle East and North Africa, South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Eastern Europe.

Eligibility: The program welcomes applications from both registered organizations and non-registered organizations.   Non-registered grant recipients will be funded through a registered partner organization. You are encouraged to apply if your organization meets the following criteria: You are actively engaged in preventing or combating childhood sexual violence and addressing its structural drivers, considering the specific context and needs of affected communities; You are a self-organized non-registered organization consisting of at least three people or a civil society organization that collectively makes decisions. Please mind that as a non-registered organization, you can be funded through registered partners only; You are an non-registered group or civil society organization that has been created, co-created, led, or co-led by individuals with lived experience of CSV; You are not currently receiving core support from the Oak Foundation nor have access to large core support funds, whether directly or through an intermediary funder; You are a grassroots organization that lacks access to significant multilateral, foreign aid, or private funding.

Grant size: 10 one-year grants of up to $20,000 in support with the possibility of a no-cost extension to up to 2 years if necessary.

Closing date:  17 October

Apply: https://www.ignitephilanthropy.org/thrive-together