Namaqualand Daisy grants are for individuals only, including activists, artists, researchers and others. The maximum grant is ZAR 10,000 for work lasting up to 12 months.

Inyosi or Honey Bee grants are for smaller organizations that want support for a small project or to get started. The maximum grant is ZAR 50,000 over 12 months.

Hungwe or Fish Eagle grants are for established organizations that need support for a project. The maximum grant is ZAR 200,000 over 18 months.

Mosu or Umbrella Tree grants are for core support to anchor organizations working at a national or regional level. The maximum grant is ZAR 500,000 over 24 months.

GRANT APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED

 

 

All the concept proposals received will be assessed by an independent panel made up of peers of grant applicants. These peer reviewers will recommend the concept proposals that will be taken to the second stage of the grant making process.

Recommended applicants will be invited to develop a full grant proposal for submission to the Other Foundation’s board of trustees for funding. The board of trustees will make the final decision about grant allocations.


Grants Allocated

The Foundation is pleased to announce the grants that were allocated in the 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 rounds of grant making.

Namaqualand Daisy Grants: ZAR395,199

2014

Skipper Priska Mogapi: Research “Intersex within Botswana culture”,
Botswana – ZAR10,000

Glenda Muzenda: Photo exhibition “We have always been here”,
South Africa – ZAR10,000

John Ng’oma: “We are also human beings”,
Malawi – ZAR10,000.

Michael Kaiyatsa, Booklet “Challenging prejudice in Malawi”,
Malawi – ZAR10,000

Mbongeni Mtshali: Theatre play “In(s)kin”,
South Africa – ZAR10,000

Laurie Gaum: Book “Queer Liberation Theology”,
South Africa – ZAR10,000

Robert Hamblin: Photo exhibition “The Sistaaz Hood”,
South Africa – ZAR10,000

Zethu Matebeni: Research “Female gender and non-conformity in Swaziland”,
South Africa/Swaziland – ZAR10,000

Tapiwa Praise Mapuranga: Research “Strange bedfellows? Christianity and Homosexuality in Zimbabwe”,
Zimbabwe – ZAR10,000

Phindiwe Masalaza: Documentary “HIV in the Lesbian Community”,
South Africa – ZAR10,000

Selogadi Ngwanangwato Mapane: Theatre play “Chromotherapy”,
South Africa – ZAR10,000

2015

Lwando Scott: Research “Same-sex Marriage in South Africa”,
South Africa – ZAR10,000

Tiffany Mugo: “Sexy Safety: Making Sex Safe for Women who have Sex with Women”,
South Africa – ZAR10,000

Siphumeze Kundayi: “This is Me: Picturing South African Queers”,
South Africa – ZAR10,000

Lindy-Lee Prince: Research “Creating Persons, Performing Selves – Unmasking Drag and Neo-Burlesque Perfomance”,
South Africa – ZAR10,000

2016

Jade Jacobs: Masters Dissertation “The Lesbian Perspective on Religion in South Africa”,
South Africa – ZAR10,000

Patience Mandishona: Journal “My Realities: Zimbabwean Lesbian Narratives”,
Zimbabwe – ZAR10,000

Jo Rogge: Photo exhibition “Photograph Me: How We See Ourselves and How We Are Seen”,
Namibia – ZAR10,000

Katlego Kolanyane-Kesupile: Photo exhibition “TransFormations: Stories Unfold”,
Botswana – ZAR9,699

Gabrielle Le Roux: Audio Visual Project “Co-creating African Intersex (Hi)story”,
South Africa – ZAR10,000

Queers on Smash: Event “Black Queer Social”,
South Africa – ZAR7,500

2017

Pierre De Vos: “Balancing religious rights and the rights of LGBTI people”
South Africa – ZAR10,000

Nelson Muparamoto: “Kuraidiwe: Insitutionalized violence on sexual minorities”
Zimbabwe – ZAR10,000

Tracy-Lynn Humby: “Legal Guidelines: Records evidencing homophobia and hate speech”
South Africa – ZAR10,000

Allanise Cloete: “Study on HIV prevention strategies tailored for trans women in Lutzville, Western Cape”
South Africa – ZAR10,000

Tony Nelson Matjila: “The gendered experience of disability: An exploratory study”
South Africa – ZAR10,000

Tangeni Kauzuzu: “So over the rainbow: Young, black and Trans in Namibia”
Namibia – ZAR10,000

Lebohang Matela-Tale: “Research on the experiences of parents of LGBTI persons in Maseru, Lesotho”
South Africa – ZAR10,000

Mpho Rosa Maotoana: “Research on the emotional and social challenges faced by black lesbian couples in the rural province of Limpopo in a township called Seshego”
South Africa – ZAR10,000

Raymond Kuyala: “Study on the experiences of Transwomen in the sex work sector in Harare, Zimbabwe”
Zimbabwe – ZAR10,000

Amanda Hodgeon: “Research on mainstream spirituality and religion that excludes black, queer women”
South Africa – ZAR10,000

Chan Grey Mubanga: “Trans, intersex, and gender non-confirming photo story”
Zambia – ZAR10,000

Godfrey Kangaude: “Re-thinking criminalization of sex between women in Malawi”
Malawi – ZAR8,000

Kokeletso Legoete: “Safe social spaces project”
South Africa – ZAR10,000

Lerato Makate: “Research on health seeking experiences and perspectives of black lesbians in Johannesburg”
South Africa – ZAR10,000

Linda RM Baumann: “Engaging LBT and WSW women on wellbeing and access to healthcare services”
Namibia – ZAR10,000

Lisa Jaison: “The role of religion in fuelling discrimination against LGBT individuals in Pretoria North”
South Africa – ZAR10,000

Refilwe Mogorosi: “Project transformation”
Botswana – ZAR10,000

Sheriff Mothopeng: “Contested Identity”
Lesotho – ZAR10,000

Veronica Johannes: “Research on how cultural norms affect the wellbeing of lesbian women in northern Namibia”
Namibia – ZAR10,000

 

 

Inyosi / Honey Bee Grants: ZAR2,116,750

2014

Ikasi Pride: Increasing visibility of Pride in townships,
Port Elizabeth – ZAR30,000

Rainbow UCT: University based organising,
Cape Town – ZAR50,000

Infinity Art Project: Art Exhibition with education outreach,
Cape Town – ZAR30,000

University of Zimbabwe, Department of Religious Studies: Curriculum mainstreaming in theological education, Harare: ZAR25,000

Khumbulani Pride: Community engagement,
Cape Town – R30,000

Horses Head Productions: Play “Similar To”,
Cape Town – R10,000

2015

Friends of Rainka: Closing in on trans health issues,
Zambia – ZAR50,000

Success Capital: Queer Awakening – Newfound Economic, Social & Human Rights in Botswana,
Botswana – ZAR50,000

PaKasipiti Zimbabwe: The Voice, Visibility & Collective Initiative,
Zimbabwe – ZAR50,000

Gender Equity Unite, University of the Western Cape: Creating a safe and inclusive campus,
South Africa – ZAR50,000

Rock of Hope: Human rights and legal outreach project,
Swaziland – ZAR50,000

Metropolitan Community Church: The Micah Project,
South Africa – ZAR50,000

Department of Religious Studies, University of Zimbabwe: Same-sex relationships in Zimbabwe – Promoting Dialogue with religious leaders,
Zimbabwe – ZAR50,000

University of the Witswatersrand: Destabilising heteronormativity in institutions of higher learning,
South Africa – ZAR50,000

Voice of the Voiceless: National level advocacy for feminists in Bulawayo,
Zimbabwe – ZAR50,000

2016

Y-Fem Namibia: Self-defence and violence prevention for lesbians,
Namibia – ZAR50,000

Protea Psychological Support Project for Trans People: Core funding,
South Africa – ZAR50,000

Wings to Transcend Namibia: Project Hope,
Namibia – ZAR50,000

TULINAM: Self-defence and violence prevention for lesbians: Training of trainers
Namibia – ZAR50,000

South African LGBTI Parents Forum: Core funding,
South Africa – ZAR50,000

Civil Rights Advocacy Centre: Inclusive church,
Malawi – ZAR50,000

Women’s Alliance for Equality: Start-up of Women’s Alliance for Equality,
Zambia – ZAR50,000

Gays and Lesbians of Rustenburg: Trans visibility in semi-urban and rural areas,
South Africa – ZAR50,000

Institute for Humanities in Africa: Queer in Africa – The Cape Town question,
South Africa – ZAR50,000

 2017

CSJNEWS: Centre for Solutions Journalism: Stop homophobia media campaign
Malawi – ZAR45,000

National Association of Freelance Journalism (NAFJ): Media engagement in advocacy for LGBTI rights
Zimbabwe – ZAR50,000

Unit for Religion and Development Research, Stellenbosch University: Reimagining LGBTIQ engagement in advocacy for LGBTI rights
South Africa – ZAR50,000

Nyasa Rainbow Alliance (NRA)): Baseline survey on LGBTI male sex workers in Malawi
Malawi – ZAR50,000

Policy & Intervention Trust: LGBTI Sensitization for local leadership
South Africa – ZAR46,750

Four Fellows Communications PTY LTD: Grandeur Magazine
South Africa – ZAR50,000

Gay and Lesbian Network: Rainbow Theatre Group
South Africa – ZAR50,000

Umotto Centre of Culture for LGBT Zambia: Letra-For gender identity and social equality in Zambia
Zambia – ZAR50,000

Lulibo Projects: The Extravagant Project
South Africa – ZAR50,000

Outology Network: NMB LGBTI Project
South Africa – ZAR50,000

Young Earth Attorneys: Case studies on LGBTI workplace and supply chain inclusion in private companies
South Africa – ZAR50,000

Trans and Intersex Rising Zimbabwe: TIPD – Trans and Intersex Partnership Development
Zimbabwe – ZAR50,000

Lesbian Bisexual Queer Rights Swaziland: The sakha  sive lesinelwati
Swaziland – ZAR50,000

Lesbians, Gays and Bisexuals of Botswana: Black Queer DocX
Botswana – ZAR50,000

Mothers Haven: LBT mothers say “Stop” abouse
Zimbabwe: ZAR50,000

Scope: Real talk youth series: Trans/GNC dialogues
South Africa – ZAR40,000

Shoot the Breeze Productions: Kala’s Journey – concept development for a documentary following a nine year old transgender boy through puberty
South Africa – ZAR50,000

Simon Nkoli Memorial Lecture Collective: The Simon Nkoli Memorial Lecture
South Africa – ZAR50,000

Transgender, Intersex and Androgynous Movement of Namibia:Strengthening the governance, leadership and advocacy of trans diverse voices
Namibia – ZAR50,000

Wings to Transcend Namibia: The Kampura project
Namibia – ZAR10,000

Women’s Alliance for Equality: The organization development project
Zambia – ZAR50,000

Y-Fem Namibia: The lesbian leadership, self-care and wellness project
Namibia – ZAR50,000

Hungwe / Fish Eagle Grants: ZAR10,807,871

2014

KwaZulu-Natal Christian Council: Challenging religious fundamentalism and improving how the council of churches is dealing with homophobia,
Durban – ZAR200,000

Victorious Ministries Church International: Camp Victory for children of LGBTI people,
Pietermaritzburg – ZAR150,000

Passop: LGBTI migrants and refugees,
Cape Town – ZAR150,000

SHE: Regional feminist leadership meeting,
East London – ZAR150,000

Women’s Leadership Centre: Continuing work on feminism and lesbians,
Namibia – ZAR150,000

Malawi Northern Youth Network: Empowering LGBTI youth,
Malawi – ZAR150,000

Centre for the Development of People: Dialogues,
Malawi – ZAR150,000

2015

Malawi Law Society: Access to Justice for LGBTI people in Malawi,
Malawi – ZAR100,000

Sexual Rights Centre: Creating enabling space for dialogue to foster acceptance of LGBT people in Bulawayo,
Zimbabwe – ZAR200,000

Rainbow Identity Association: Sports and gender,
Botswana – ZAR150,000

Lawyers for Human Rights: Advancing the human rights of forced migrant LGBTI people,
South Africa – ZAR100,000

Collectif Arc-en-Ciel: Multi-sectoral approach for the empowerment of LGBT people in Mauritius,
Mauritius – ZAR196,647

GALZ: Community empowerment project,
Zimbabwe – ZAR200,000

The People’s Matrix Association: Core support,
Lesotho – ZAR100,000

Gender Links: Regional network for gender and diversity,
South Africa – ZAR200,000

Lesbians, Gays and Bisexuals of Botswana  (LEGABIBO):Strengthening LGBTI support groups in Botswana,
Botswana – ZAR100,000

S.H.E Collective of Transgender Women in Africa: Exploring the socio-economic landscape for transgender women in South Africa,
South Africa – ZAR75,000

TULINAM – Celebrating Diversity: Reaching Faith Communities in Namibia,
Namibia – ZAR150,000

National Alliance for the Development of Community Advice Offices (NADCAO): Utilising community advice offices as a resource for advancing the rights of the LGBTI community,
South Africa – ZAR200,000

2016

The Lotus Identity: Alliance building for effective advocacy on lesbian, bisexual, and transgender women issues,
Zambia – ZAR150,000

Thohoyandou Victim Empowerment Programme: U Bva Kha Tshidzumbe – Shedding the taboo,
South Africa – ZAR150,000

Iranti-org: Documentary film – South African Trans Lives,
South Africa – ZAR150,000

GALZ: Encouraging the uptake of health services by women who have sex with women in Zimbabwe,
Zimbabwe – ZAR150,000

Rainbow Identity Association: Hands Off our intersex genitals,
Botswana – ZAR150,000

LAMBDA: Diferentes mas Iguais,
Mozambique – ZAR150,000

Ezaka Boeny: Soigner et Protéger les Gays et les Transgenres,
Madagascar – ZAR150,000

Women’s Leadership Centre: Building pride and resilience through a national lesbian festival in Namibia,
Namibia – ZAR200,000

 2017

Wings to Transcend Namibia: Kjoetage – I am Human
Namibia – ZAR200,000

Centre for Sexualities, AIDS and Gender, University of Pretoria:Queer strategists for change
South Africa – ZAR150,000

Trans* Research, Eaducation, Advocacy & Training (TREAT):Education and Advocacy – Primary Targets (Phase 1)
Zimbabwe – ZAR395,000

PASSOP: United for Sexuality Rights (UFSR) Project
South Africa – ZAR200,000

Parents, Families & Friends of South African Queers (PFSAQ):Parents, families and friends advocating love for LGBTIAQ+ persons
South Africa – ZAR100,000

Gay and Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA): Seeking Sanctuary: Diversity inclusion and faith in religious spaces.
South Africa – ZAR100,000

Church World Service: Expanding safe and inclusive spaces for LGBTI refugees
South Africa – ZAR100,000

Malawi Council of Churches: Ministry to the uprooted” Towards an inclusive church in Malawi
Malawi – ZAR300,000

Ujamaa Centre, UKZN: Eudy Simelane Project
South Africa – ZAR300,000

Mankweng Law Advice Office: Polokwane Against Homophobia
South Africa – ZAR200,000

Lowveld LGBTIQ Group: The Mpumalanga LGBTIQ Project
South Africa – ZAR200,000

PRIDE Shelter: Personal development programmes for shelter’s residence
South Africa – ZAR50,000

Jornal IKWELLI: Human Rights for All
Mozambique – ZAR80,000

Associação Iris Angola: Etu Mudieto (Todos juntos)
Angola – ZAR200,000

The Centre for Human Rights Education, Advice and Assistance (CHREAA): Promoting social inclusion and access to health care services for LGBTIs
Malawi – ZAR200,000

Ladder for Rural Development: Reducing Stigma and Discrimination in Malawi
Malawi – ZAR200,000

Malawi Law Society: Eliminating discriminatory acts against LGBTI persons
Malawi – ZAR200,000

Gay and Lesbian Network: Masakhane Project
South Africa – ZAR200,000

KwaZulu Natal Christian Council (KZNCC): Community dialogues on sexuality
South Africa – ZAR100,000

Legal Resource Centre: Balancing equality and religion – Re-affirming the rights of same-sex couples to marry in South Africa
South Africa – ZAR253,800

Trans Wellness Project: Establish safe spaces for trans people in rural areas of South Africa
South Africa – ZAR200,000

Transbantu Association Zambia: Foster understanding and empathy with law enforcement on LGBTI lived realities, and to create safe space for psychosocial support for community members
Zambia – ZAR200,000

Doti Productions PTY LTD: Kasi to Kasi Queer Cinema
South Africa: ZAR197,424

Out in Africa SA Gay & Lesbian Film Festival: Out in Africa Archive and Resource Centre
South Africa – ZAR200,000

Lead Afrika: National economic empowerment through diverse inclusion
South Africa – ZAR80,000

Trans and Intersex Africa (TIA): Trans and intersex township and rural area visibility and awareness advocacy project
South Africa – ZAR200,000

The Lotus Identity (Panos Institute): Addressing stigma and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in rural Zambia
Zambia – ZAR200,000

Social, Health and Empowerment Feminist Collective of Transgender Women of Africa: Life skills training for trans women in South Africa
South Africa – ZAR200,000

Panos Institute Southern Africa: Engaging traditional and religious leaders to protect human rights of LGBTI in southern Africa
Zambia – ZAR100,000

B Camminga: Transgender framework of change and litigation project
South Africa – ZAR85,000

ENZA Social Research: Collaborate
South Africa – ZAR90,000

Gay Umbrella: The North West LGBTI project
South Africa – ZAR100,000

Gender DynamiX: Empowering trans people through improved collaboration and knowledge enhancement of the medical community in South Africa and the region
South Africa – ZAR150,000

Lawyers for Human Rights: Trans rights litigation project
South Africa – ZAR100,000

Limpopo LGBTI Proudly Out: No violence against lesbian and transgender persons
South Africa – ZAR100,000

One in Nine Campaign: Feminist women’s leadership – Ibutho
South Africa – ZAR200,000

Out-Right Namibia: Strengthening service provision for LGBTI in Namibia
Namibia – ZAR80,000

Sex Workers Education and Advocacy Taskforce: SistaazHood
South Africa – ZAR100,000

The Lotus Identity: Increasing access to social and health services for lesbian women in Zambia
Zambia – ZAR100,000

Voice of the Voiceless: Interrogating intersectionality through creative engagement
Zimbabwe – ZAR100,000

Women’s Leadership Centre: Build pride and visibility through an anthology of texts and artwork bu young lesbians
Namibia – ZAR100,000

Civil Rights Advocacy Centre: The voice of the transgender
Malawi – ZAR150,000

 

Mosu / Umbrella Tree Grants: ZAR6,200,000

2015

Gender DynamiX: Trans advocacy,
Cape Town – ZAR500,000

Out in Africa: Film Festival,
Johannesburg – ZAR500,000

Gay and Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA): Core support,
Johannesburg – ZAR500,000

Limpopo LGBTI Proudly Out: Core support,
Limpopo – ZAR50,000

Eastern Cape LGBTI Organization: Core support,
Port Elizabeth – ZAR100,000

Trans and Intersex Africa: Core support,
Pretoria – ZAR50,000

2016

Gender Dynamix: Core support,
Cape Town – ZAR300,000

The Inner Circle: Addressing discrimination against the Muslim transgender community in SA,
Cape Town – ZAR300,000

Forum for the Empowerment of People: Core support,
Johannesburg – ZAR300,000

2017

Forum for the Empowerment of Women: Building black lesbian and bisexual women’s leadership
South Africa – ZAR500,000

LEGABIBO: Serepodi sa lentswe (Strong Foundation)
Botswana – ZAAR500,000

Iranti-org: Rise! Strengthening reporting and LTI rights in southern Africa
South Africa – ZAR500,000

Gay and Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA): Core support
South Africa – ZAR400,000

Collectif Arc-en-ciel: Core support
Mauritius – ZAR500,000

Out-Right Namibia: Strengthening service provision for LGBTI in Namibia
Namibia – ZAR250,000

Associação LambdaMoz: Core support
Mozambique – ZAR500,000

Rock of Hope: Core Support
Swaziland – ZAR200,000

Gender Dynamix: Support the organizations operational costs and prgoram activities such as hosting of 6 workshops and training in two South African provinces
South Africa – ZAR250,000

 

Thematic Grants: ZAR4,291,969

2015

KwaZulu-Natal Christian Council: Addressing sexual and gender based violence: Community Dialogues on Sexuality,
South Africa – ZAR200,000

Forum for the Empowerment of Women: SOWETO Pride 2015,
South Africa – ZAR20,000

Ujamaa Centre, University of KwaZulu-Natal: Eudy Simelane Project & Memorial Lecture,
South Africa – ZAR131,000

M&G Media Limited/ Mail & Guardian Newspaper: LGBTI Fellowship,
South Africa – ZAR300,000

Access Chapter 2: Feather Award Grant – General Support Grant,
South Africa – ZAR50,000

2016

City Press: Series of Feature Articles,
South Africa – ZAR300,000

Jacana Literary Foundation: Gerald Kraak Anthology and Award,
South Africa – ZAR213,100

Triangle Project: Core support
South Africa – ZAR20,000

Panda Crew: The Windburg “Head Above Water” project
South Africa – ZAR7,500

PASSOP: An investigation of the LGBTI welfare crisis
South Africa – ZAR10,000

Iranti-Org: Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill Report
South Africa – ZAR125,000

Iranti-Org: Travel to Namibia to attend the funeral of an activist
South Africa – ZAR25,000

VAAl LGBTI: VAAL LGBTI 4th Annual Pride
South Africa – ZAR39,760

 2017

Women’s Health and Equal Rights Initiative: The health and psychosocial effects of dual discrimination (homophobia and sexism)
Nigeria – ZAR390,942

Voice of the Voiceless: Production of digital story series and public service announcements for YouTube and organizational websites
Zimbabwe – ZAR228,080

Holaa!: Project on WSW safe sex and pleasure practices
South Africa – ZAR297,207

Botswana Council of Churches: Church for love
Botswana – ZAR100,000

Human Sciences Research Council: Mobilising language, culture and tradition in transforming beliefs about sexual orientation and gender identity, expression and sex characteristics
South Africa – ZAR50,000

The People’s Matrix Association: Looking in, looking out
Lesotho – ZAR50,000

Inclusive and Affirming Ministries: Inclusive and affirming ministries
South Africa – ZAR150,000

PLUS the LGBTI+ Business Network: PLUS
South Africa – ZAR100,000 

The South African LGBTI Management Forum: South African Workplace Equality Index
South Africa – ZAR150,000

City Press: Series of feature Articles
South Africa – ZAR350,000

Mail and Guardian: The Rainbow Fellowship
South Africa – ZAR350,000

Jacana Literary Foundation: Gerald Kraak Anthology Series
South Africa – ZAR251,580

Seth Mokitimi Methodist Church: Towards and inclusive curriculum in theological institutions
South Africa – ZAR272,800

South African Council of Churches Gauteng Province: Protection of human rights for key populations
South Africa – ZAR100,000

Chantelle De Sousa: Research paper looking at discrimination of LGBTI persons in the workplace by analysing disputes referred to the CCMA between 1998 – 2017
South Africa – ZAR10,000

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