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The report provides a guidance for LGBTI organisations on fundraising from individuals in Europe and Central Asia.

ILGA-Europe and the Global Philanthropy Project have developed a fundraising guide, which includes an overview of fundraising, frequently asked questions, 10 case studies of LGBTI organisations raising money, and guidance and resources to start or improve your fundraising. The ‘Insiders’ briefing’ contains more strategic hands-on guidance targeted at LGBTI activists.

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After two years of not being able to be together in person, our friends and allies joined us for an evening of solidarity this year, with all funds raised going directly to organisations helping LGBTI people affected by the war in Ukraine. Here’s why we need support more than ever.
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The Frontline: Working Alongside Businesses to Shift Attitudes

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The Frontline: How Businesses Can Support LGBTI Equality

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The Frontline: Making the Business Case for LGBTI Equality

Over the past few years, more and more companies have been engaging with LGBTI rights and equality, from putting inclusive employment policies in place, to […]
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The Frontline: The Private Sector and LGBTI Equality – Mini-series Introduction

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A Marathon, not a sprint: how we’re responding to the invasion of Ukraine

In the past week, since Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, the global response has been massive, alongside a great number of organisations working with […]
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Support for LGBTI People in Ukraine

As is the world, at ILGA-Europe we are continually assessing the rapidly developing situation in Ukraine and the region, and in particular for LGBTI people.  […]
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As often well-funded right-wing forces rise, one in three LGBTI organisations operate on less than 55 euro a day

ILGA-Europe’s latest report shows that one in three LGBTI organisations in Europe and Central Asia are working with a budget under 20,000 euro per year ­– that’s just under 55 euro a day — all the while facing and responding to the rise of often well-funded anti-LGBTI forces and their effect on people’s daily lives. And that’s just a small part of the bigger picture.
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Rising challenges for LGBTI organisations in Europe and Central Asia, new report finds

A survey of LGBTI organisations across Europe and Central Asia finds they face significant challenges in the face of growing anti-LGBTI forces, and the ongoing […]
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Overview of ILGA-Europe’s finances in 2021

In the financial year 2021 ILGA-Europe obtained and recognised €3,322,339 in revenues, which is approximately a 6% increase from the 2020 revenues. The share of […]
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Funding to Meet Changing Realities: LGBTI Organisations on the State of Funding in Europe and Central Asia

This report is intended as a resource for donors and prospective donors, including governments, to inform them in their grantmaking efforts to support LGBTI organisations […]
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Alarming new research shows how LGBTI people are affected every day by inequality

Recent data shows that LGBTI young people perceive the labour market with fear and that most of LGBTI youth living with their families have experienced violence in different parts of Europe. These are among the alarming facts related to the impact of inequality and oppression in LGBTI communities, as identified through ILGA-Europe’s No One Left Behind initiative.
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Funding for LGBTI activism in Europe and Central Asia

Priorities and access to resources ILGA-Europe wanted to learn more about the LGBTI movements’ priorities in the rapidly-changing political, social and cultural environment we all […]
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Responding to anti-LGBTI forces: ILGA-Europe’s call for project proposals

We have launched a re-granting programme to strengthen the capacities of LGBTI organisations in Europe to achieve change in the current landscape of rising anti-LGBTI forces.
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Partnerships for LGBTI equality

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No One Left Behind: A Fund to tackle LGBTI socioeconomic inequalities

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Funding opportunity to support D/deaf and disabled LGBTI activism in Europe and Central Asia

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ILGA-Europe launch partnership with fintech company Revolut

Revolut has today announced the launch of a new donations feature, allowing its five million customers to instantly round-up their card payments and donate the difference to charity […]
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ILGA-Europe announces fifth European Equality Gala

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Webinar: Funding for LGBTI Activism in Europe and Central Asia: Comparing the Priorities of LGBTI Organisations and Funders

ILGA-Europe are organising a lunch webinar for activists to discuss the findings of the new report that compares the needs of activists with the priorities of funders. […]
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One in three European and Central Asian LGBTI organisations received no external funding in 2017

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Funding for LGBTI Activism in Europe and Central Asia

This report provides a compelling challenge to assumptions about the funding landscape in Europe and Central Asia, with new data and recommendations for resourcing LGBTI […]
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New ILGA-Europe report reveals reality of funding for LGBTI activism in Europe and Central Asia

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ILGA-Europe to launch report on funding for LGBTI activism

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European Parliament backs call for civil society supports in the EU

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