Call for proposals: A stronger global and transnational environment for civil society advocacy and transparency
Education Out Loud

The Global Partnership for Education is pleased to announce the launch of a call for proposals for transnational advocacy grants under Education Out Loud, GPE’s fund for advocacy and social accountability managed by Oxfam IBIS.

Education Out Loud provides support for civil society to become active and influential in shaping education policy to better meet the needs of communities, especially the most marginalized. With an overall funding envelope of US$55.5 million, Education Out Loud is the biggest education advocacy fund in the world available for civil society.

Grants funded through this call will seek to support transnational civil society alliances to carry out innovative multi-country advocacy. This works seeks to influence global policy frameworks and realize the right to equitable and quality education.

The call will support inclusive alliances that enable elevation of local and national voices into transnational policy arenas and the coordination of citizen action across local, subnational, national and transnational levels.  

Individual grants will range from between US$450,000 to US$1.2 million for a duration of up to 36 months, to be allocated to an alliance consisting of a minimum of 3 civil society organizations.

Proposals can be submitted until January 31, 2020 (23:59 GMT) in English, French, Spanish or Portuguese using the online application process.

A webinar will be convened on Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM CET. Please RSVP by Sunday January 12 at 11:59 PM CET.

Any questions on the call for proposals can be emailed to  




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