Red Umbrella Fund – 2023 Call for Grant Applications

Type of project: The mission of Red Umbrella Fund is to strengthen and ensure the sustainability of the global sex workers’ rights movement by catalysing new funding specifically for sex worker-led groups and national and regional networks.  It provides flexible core funding to support the general coordination, functioning and strengthening of a group, organisation or network and its members. Funding can be used to cover self-identified needs of the grantee partner including registration costs, rent, salaries, advocacy, (peer led) capacity building, membership meetings, activities, etc.

Location: Worldwide

Eligibility: Sex worker-led organisations and networks that are based in any country, registered or unregistered and led by people of all sexual orientations and gender identities may apply.

Grant size:  €20.000 – €80.000 over 2 years or up to €130.000 for regional networks. Average grant size is c €40.000 for two years. Please be realistic in your request and do not automatically request the maximum amount.

Closing date: 28 July