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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