Month: October 2018

ITF Funding Webinar in Africa

The ITF invites trans-led groups from Africa to join us for a webinar on how to apply to the third grantmaking cycle. During this webinar, we will share information about the eligibility criteria, funding priorities and the grantmaking process. We will also give helpful tips on how to write a strong and competitive application. After the presentation there will be an interactive discussion and an opportunity to ask questions.

The webinar takes place on November 14 at 3pm (EAT/Nairobi time).

Please register here.

Вебинар по финансированию от МТФ

Международный транс-фонд (МТФ) приглашает участни_ц групп/организаций, возглавляемых транс-людьми и работающих в странах Центральной Азии и Кавказа, к участию в вебинаре, посвящённом процессу подачи заявок на финансирование в рамках нашего третьего грантового цикла.

Вебинар начнётся 9 ноября в 16:00 по бишкекскому времени.

ITF Funding Webinar

The ITF invites trans-led groups from across the globe to join us for a webinar on how to apply to the third grantmaking cycle. During this webinar, we will share information about the eligibility criteria, funding priorities and the grantmaking process. We will also give helpful tips on how to write a strong and competitive application. After the presentation there will be an interactive discussion and an opportunity to ask questions.

The webinar will take place on November 8, 2018 at 11am ET (New York time). Please note this is an English language webinar. Webinars in other languages will follow shortly.

Registration is free and open to everyone. Just click the link below to save your space.

Register here.

ITF’s Third Grantmaking Cycle is Now Open

The ITF is pleased to announce our third grantmaking cycle. We warmly welcome applications from trans-led groups with budgets below $150,000 USD based in any region of the world. The deadline to apply is December 1, 2018 at 5pm (EST/New York time).

We require all groups to complete the ITF’s application form. We strongly encourage you to read the Application Guidelines which are available on our website ( If you have questions, please contact [email protected].


Español (Spanish)
El Fondo Trans Internacional (ITF, por sus siglas en inglés) anuncia cordialmente nuestro tercer ciclo de concesión de apoyos. Damos una calurosa bienvenida a solicitudes de grupos liderados por gente trans con presupuestos por debajo de $150.000 USD, basados en cualquier región del mundo. La fecha límite para solicitar es el 1 de diciembre, 2018 a las 5pm (Hora Este/horario de Nueva York).

Requerimos que todos los grupos completen el formulario de solicitud del ITF. Les exhortamos a estudiar cuidadosamente las normas de solicitud antes de enviar su solicitud que están disponibles en nuestro sitio web ( Si tienen cualquier pregunta, no duden en contactarnos a [email protected].

中文 (Chinese)

国际跨性别基金 (International Trans Fund, ITF) 即将启动第三轮基金资助。我们欢迎世界各区域年度预算低于15万美元且由跨性别领导的跨性别组织提交申请。本次申请的截止时间为2018121日下午5(纽约/美国东部时间)。

各组织均需提交一份申请表。我们强烈建议您在提交申请前仔细阅读《申请指南》,该指南可从我们的网站下载 (。如有任何疑问,请联系[email protected]

Français (French)
L’International Trans Fund (ITF) est heureux d’annoncer notre troisième cycle d’octroi de subventions. Nous accueillons avec plaisir les candidatures de groupes dirigés par des personnes trans avec des budgets inférieurs à 150 000 $ USD basés dans toutes les régions du monde. La date limite pour postuler est le 1er décembre 2018 à 17 h (heure de l’Est/New York).

Cette année, nous demandons à tous les groupes de remplir le formulaire de demande de l’ITF. Nous vous encourageons vivement à lire les Lignes directrices pour les demandes de financement disponibles sur notre site web ( Si vous avez des questions, veuillez contacter [email protected].

Pусский (Russian)
Международный транс-фонд (МТФ) с радостью объявляет о начале третьего грантового цикла. Мы ждём заявок от групп, которые возглавляют транс-люди, с годовым бюджетом не выше 150 тыс. долларов, из любого региона мира. Крайний срок подачи заявок — 1 декабря 2018 года, 17:00 по нью-йоркскому времени.

Мы убедительно просим внимательно ознакомиться с Инструкциямипрежде, чем заполнять форму. Инструкции находятся на нашем веб-сайте ( В случае возникновения вопросов, пожалуйста, обращайтесь по адресу [email protected] (можно на русском).

ITF Seeks Program Intern

The ITF seeks an organized, creative and flexible person to join our team as a Program Intern. You must be experienced and passionate about global trans movements. The deadline to apply is October 31, 2018.

Organizational Description
The ITF is an activist and funder-led initiative that aims to increase the capacity of trans movements globally to self-organize and advocate for trans people’s rights, self-determination, and wellbeing. The ITF works to mobilize sustainable resources to help build strong, trans-led movements and collective action, and to address and eliminate funding gaps impacting trans groups across the globe. The ITF is hosted at Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice.

Program Internship
Under the supervision of the Program Associate and/or the Executive Director of ITF, the Program Intern will provide program assistance and administrative functions to the organization. This position provides an intern with an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in nonprofit settings and with global trans movements, with potential opportunities for special projects depending on the intern’s skills. Orientation and training is required and provided. Program Interns work closely with ITF’s Program Associate to learn about, and contribute to, our support of over 30 trans-led groups around the world. In addition to learning about ITF’s history and values, Program Interns receive training and guidance on our progressive grantmaking model and learn about trans, feminist and social justice movements globally. Interns can expect to be involved in a variety of aspects of ITF’s grantmaking, including:

  • Proposal Intake.
  • Responding to inquiries from applicants and grantees.
  • Reference checks for groups going to panel.
  • Translation of eligible proposals for review.
  • Translating key documents to facilitate outreach and communication with grantee partners.

ITF particularly seeks interns with Spanish, or other language proficiency, in addition to English.

Additional Considerations

  • This position is based in Astraea’s NY office with an immediate start date, US work authorization is required. ITF is not able to offer visa sponsorship for this position.
  • Trans people are encouraged to apply.
  • Applicants born or who originate from a global south country are strongly encouraged to apply for this role.


  • Detail-oriented, able to follow directions, and take initiative when needed.
  • Outgoing and friendly personality, professional demeanor.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under time constraints.
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel.

Time & Remuneration
$13/hour increasing to $15/hour effective January 1, 2019.

The Intern will be required to work at minimum 2 full days per week, or 3 partial days per week, and no more than 21 hours per week. Internships have a maximum commitment of 6 months.

Our internships offer you the opportunity to:

  • Explore career opportunities – by working in philanthropy, you can receive an inside look at your potential career path.
  • Network – meet a variety of people involved in philanthropy through your internship, allowing you to form relationships you can build on in the future.
  • Find mentors – we value all of our interns and go the extra mile to make sure you receive a learning experience that fits your career goals.

Who we are looking for:

  • Organized, creative and flexible person to join our team.
  • Experienced and passionate about global trans movements.

How to Apply
Please send resume/CV and cover letter to [email protected] in .pdf, doc, or .docx format by October 31, 2018. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Only applicants being considered for interviews will be contacted.

The ITF is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse, collaborative and sustainable work environment. For more information visit