Call for Proposals: Share-Net 2022 Knowledge Activation Grants


Share-Net Digital Platform

Application Deadline

09/12/2021 6:00 pm GMT+1:00

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Share-Net International is excited to announce that our 2022 grant-making round is open for applications! The 2022 knowledge activation grants are open to all official Share-Net members, applications must be received by the updated deadline of December 9th  2021, at 1600 CET.

Our Grants

Our grants contribute to supporting knowledge management and production amongst our members. We aim to activate sexual and reproductive rights and health (SRHR) knowledge, supporting SRHR projects and communities that are often not prioritised or have limited access to SRHR funding, including young people, people with disabilities, LGBTI+, sex workers, and people of colour. Our grants facilitate the uptake of knowledge, research and documentation practises, and influence practitioners and policy makers in the SRHR field. We believe that activating knowledge is a powerful tool to dismantle systems of oppression and uphold the sexual and reproductive rights embedded in the human rights frameworks adopted in most contexts.

Grant Types and Funding Available

We have three types of grants with varying scales of funding available, up to a maximum of €250,000 in total for all grants made in 2022. The upper limit of individual grants awarded is €25,000.

Type 1. Activation Grant – Knowledge Collaboration

Annual grant amount: up to 25.000 euros

Purpose: Contribute to creating knowledge product(s) for improving policy and practice in SRHR. This grant makes it possible for more than one organisational member of SNI to strategically formulate a sound proposal for the SRHR movement and other SNI network members. Ideally, collaborations are not meant for more than four organisations unless there is a strong justification.

Type 2. Activation Grant – Knowledge Translation

Annual grant amount: up to 10.000 euros

Purpose: Contribute to creating knowledge product(s) for improving policy and practice in SRHR. This grant makes it possible for one organisational member of SNI to formulate a valuable proposal for the SRHR movement and other SNI network members. In addition, with this grant, SNI wants its members to sensitise stakeholders on the SRHR issue of concern and provide a clear strategy for achieving that goal.

Type 3. Activation Grant – Knowledge Generation

Annual grant amount: up to 5.000 euros

Purpose: Contribute to funding research and documentation of practices in SRHR, particularly in contexts where there are knowledge gaps and limited knowledge about specific issues or affected communities. If ethical approval is required, this additional amount should be requested in the proposal and the maximum amount if needed. If funding allows, a grant increase for ethical approval may be granted.

Eligibility and Selection Process

For detailed information about our eligibility criteria and the selection process, please see the grants guideline documentation.

Grants Information Q&A Webinar

A webinar was held on November 8 to answer any specific questions  about the grants. You can access the slides (in English, French, and Spanish here – Activation Grants Webinar 2022


  • 1 November 2021: Call for Proposals opens
  • 8 November 2021: Grants Information Webinar
  • 9 December 2021 1600 CET: Deadline for Submissions
  • 15 January 2022: Applicants are informed about the decision
  • 15 February 2022: Grants are made

 Grants Guide

Please click the links below to refer to our grant guide for detailed information about the grants and processes. The guide is available in Arabic, English, French, and Spanish

SNI Grant Guidelines 2022 – English

SNI Grant Guidelines 2022 ARAB_REVISED 2021-11-18 – Arabic

SNI – Directives Pour Subventions D’activation 2022 (1)– French

SNI – Directrices Para Las Subvenciones De Activatión 2022 (1)– Spanish


How to Apply

Please submit your application via our online grant application form. Logged-in Share-Net International members will be able to see an ‘apply’ button at the top-right hand side of this page of this page.

IMPORTANT: Please note, this application form is only accessible to official Share-Net International Members who are registered on the Share-Net International digital platform (this website).

Share-Net Country hub members have received a password-protected link to the application form via email in early November from Share-Net International or the secretariat of the Share-Net country hubs.

We encourage all Share-Net International Members to login to your Share-Net international account to access the form. If you have not yet created an account, please register here. If you have any problems accessing your Share-Net International account or accessing the application form, please reach out to


For specific grant enquiries and questions that cannot be answered via the information in our Grant Guide, please send an email to