IMPACTOUT SEED GRANTS

WE ARE EXCITED TO HELP YOU WITH YOUR GRASS ROOTS EFFORT


ImpactOUT is pleased to offer a small number of seed grants (up to $250 for each award) .


WHAT AREAS DO WE FUND

We are invested in projects, resources, workshops, campaigns, or other endeavors that create impact in the following areas:


1). Journalism projects that gives truth to power for LGBTQI+ communities.


2).  Creative projects through literature or the arts that addresses an issue.


3).  Educational projects to promote cultural awareness, inclusivity, diplomacy and pluralism.


4) . Activism through projects or events to promote LGBTQI+ social justice in various areas.


IMPACTOUT SEED GRANT GUIDELINES


Projects can be implemented by an individual or by a group. 501(c)(3) status is not required, as this is a "seed grant" to help start up projects that are organizing in order to gain their non profit status.


 

To be considered for an ImpactOUT seed grant you must prove that your project is actionable and explain how it will create impact.


ImpactOUT seed grants are flexible and can be used for programming as well as: printing, technology, design, registration fees, supplies, transportation, and other capacity-building uses.


Projects will be prioritized for:

Projects led and implemented by and for LGBTQI+ Youth.


Projects led and implemented by and for those who are women identified.


Projects led and implemented by and for Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Individuals and Organizations.


Projects led and implemented by and for LGBTQI+ People of Color.


Projects from the following geographical areas:   Within United States priority will go to requests from individuals and organizations located in the Southern United States.  


Funding requests outside of the United States are welcome.  We encourage applications from anywhere in the world, with particular interest in those who are residing in or originating from the Global South, including Latin America, the Caribbean, the MENA region, Africa, and South East Asian regions. Eastern Europe and the British Isles are our geographical areas of interest as well.


Application Instructions 

To apply, fill out the form below. 

The deadline to submit is May 1, 2018. Selected applicants will be notified in September 2018. If you have any questions, please write lynare@impactout.org.  


Thank you for the important work that you are doing!