About

Investing in sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) is the right thing to do, and it is essential to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. AmplifyChange has investments from a number of donors. With this funding, we provide grants to hundreds of civil society organisations (CSOs) across the world. They advocate for improved policy and action on the most neglected SRHR issues.

AmplifyChange launched in 2014 as a project by a consortium consisting of MannionDaniels, African Women’s Development Fund and Global Fund for Women. Most of our grants (89%) are small grants to small groups, and we have other grant types available for them to form coalitions. The majority of our grants are based in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia and our reach also extends to the Middle East and Latin America. We have identified 25 countries that are most off-track on the AmplifyChange priorities and we do not want these countries to be overlooked. We call these ‘not-to-be-missed countries’ (NTBMC) and currently 39% of our grants have gone to ‘not-to-be-missed’ countries.

We are a challenge fund – we accept applications on a competitive basis through scheduled funding rounds. We have an independent and transparent process to assess applications. All applicants aim to empower young people, men and women to realise their sexual and reproductive health and rights.

The fund has grown from strength to strength and we have learnt important lessons about SRHR advocacy. The hard work and policy gains of our grantees are proof of the urgent need for our fund. To ensure that funds can continue to reach grassroots organisations, AmplifyChange registered as an independent not-for-profit organisation in early 2020. In November 2020 the first 61 grants were approved by the Board of the new AmplifyChange organisation. Throughout 2021 the original consortium will still be responsible for managing the grants made under the initial agreements with donors. At the same time, the not-for-profit AmplifyChange will take off fully.

The Transitional Board has approved our new 2021-2025 Strategy.

Our priorities

We support advocacy and activist groups working on these five priority areas. Click on the icons below to read more.
Eliminating gender-based violence
Removing barriers to safe abortion
Challenging stigma and discrimination
Improving sexual health of young people
Increasing access to reproductive health

Who we are

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Our donors are from like-minded governments and private foundations

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A dynamic team with global reach and experience

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Our decision-making structures