Apply for a grantMama Cash is not currently accepting Letters of Interest from first-time applicants.
In 2014, we piloted a time-limited application window for first-time applicants only. We wanted to respond faster to applicants, be more transparent about what funding was available and applicants’ chances of success, and ensure all new applicants had a more equal chance of being considered. Please see our Question and Answers section for more information on why we made this shift.
The time-limited application window was from 6 February – 31 March 2014. Out of 355 applications received, we awarded eight grants for a total of €192,000.
Because of our commitment to providing longer-term funding to the groups we support, most of our grantmaking budget in 2015 will be spent on renewing our commitments to the groups we granted in 2013 and 2014. We will also be supporting a number of movement building convenings around the world, including those bringing together some of our grantees on different topics so they can meet each other and share with each other ideas and lessons from their contexts.
We are therefore not planning on having an application window for first-time applicants this year.
This change does not affect current grantees planned for renewal in 2015.
We plan to share before the end of 2015 when our 2016 application window will be.