Love Alliance call for proposals 2022-2023: South Africa and Zimbabwe

Love Alliance call for proposals 2022-2023: South Africa and Zimbabwe

This call for proposals from Aidsfonds is part of the Love Alliance: a strategic partnership between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, Aidsfonds, UHAI EASHRI, AFE, ISDAO, GALZ, Sisonke, SANPUD and GNP+ which runs from 2021 to 2025. Aidsfonds is responsible for the participatory grantmaking for advocacy on HIV and sexual and reproductive health and rights for key populations in Zimbabwe, South Africa and Mozambique, and at the Southern Africa regional level.

This call for proposals is specifically for organisations based in South Africa and Zimbabwe, who advocate for sexual and reproductive health and rights for key populations. Your application can be completed in English. Aidsfonds is inviting organisations led by sex workers, people who use drugs (PWUD), LGBTIQ+ people, including people living with HIV to apply through the Aidsfonds online platform before the 12th of December 2021, at 23:59 CET.

Proposals under this call work towards one or more of the goals of the Love Alliance: 

  • Goal 1. Capable, inclusive, influential, and mutually supportive key population movements in an unrestricted civic space.
  • Goal 2. An end to sexual, gender-based violence, stigma and discrimination against key populations.
  • Goal 3. Equal access to inclusive, people-centred, accountable, integrated HIV and comprehensive sexual rights and health services.

The project duration must not exceed 21 months. Specifically, activities under the project must take place between 1st April 2022 till 31st December 2023. Each application can consist of a minimum of EUR 10,000 to a maximum amount of EUR 100,000 per year. Aidsfonds is looking to fund 3 to 4 organisations in South Africa and 1 to 2 organisations in Zimbabwe. The total available amount under this call is €530,000 for South Africa and €195,000 for Zimbabwe. Out of this entire amount for both countries, €200,000 is specifically reserved for organisations led by and working with communities of people who use drugs. 

Please note: you cannot apply for this call for proposals if you are currently a grantee of Love Alliance or are currently in the process to become a grantee. For any questions or clarifications, please email us here: 


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