Funding New Solutions to Advance Gender Justice in Sports

 APPLICATIONS ARE CLOSED 

It's time.

Your voice must be heard!

ONSIDE VISION

All girls and women* exercise their right to play

 

ONSIDE MISSION

Drive a sustained feminist movement that re-imagines and transforms sport

ONSIDE PRINCIPLES
  • We support feminist organising 

  • We believe that girls and women* taking action in their communities are at the centre of change

  • We commit to participatory and equitable approaches to decision-making, re-granting and learning

The ONSIDE Fund is looking to support feminist organising and hyper local solutions. Eligible groups will be asked to describe how their work contributes to the vision and mission of ONSIDE.

 

Groups will access unrestricted funds to support girls and women* in exercising their right to play, thus advancing gender justice in sport at all levels, from the grassroots to the global.

* This fund actively looks to support all cis, trans, non-binary and all other underrepresented groups and communities such as black, indigenous, mestizas, people of colour, LGBTIQ+, refugees, and migrant girls and women with or without disabilities

Who will ONSIDE fund?

Grassroots, community-based organisations, collectives, and groups led by girls and women and governed by feminist principles.

Applying organisations and collectives do not need to be registered and must have an operating budget of less than 150.000 USD.

Priority will be given to

  • Groups clearly led by girls and young women under the age of 30;

  • Groups that demonstrate participatory models including meaningful leadership roles and active decision-making functions for girls and young women;

  • Groups serving more marginalised communities including indigenous girls, trans girls

You can download the application form as a PDF in case you would like to have a look at it beforehand.

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How much?

The ONSIDE Fund will provide unrestricted re-grants of up to $10,000 USD to groups that meet the eligibility criteria.

For how long?

ONSIDE’s mission is to drive a sustained feminist movement that re-imagines and transforms sport. We understand that such transformative work takes time.

 

The ONSIDE Fund aspires to establish a renewal process for the first cohort of re-grantees, but not all groups supported will automatically secure additional investment in future rounds. If additional resources are available, they will be able to participate in a renewal process to continue advancing gender justice in sport.

 

Besides financial support, the ONSIDE Fund, as a continual initiative, is committed to creating a long-term community-engagement platform. Through a digital learning hub, the ONSIDE Fund will create dialogue spaces for re-grantees to mobilise a global community that shares learnings, challenges and successes. The participation of organisations in this learning hub will not be limited to their re-grant period.

The ONSIDE Fund is part of the broader ONSIDE Initiative which envisions a world where all girls and women* exercise their right to play.

* ONSIDE actively looks to support all cis, trans, non-binary and all other underrepresented groups and communities such as black, indigenous, mestizas, people of colour, LGBTIQ+, refugees, and migrant girls and women with or without disabilities.

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