Grantmaking process

Phase 1

Call for applications open:

  • Go to
  • Confirm you meet the elegibility criteria
  • Share a bit about your activism and ideas in the form before August 1st 2022

Phase 2

Screening and shortlisting

  • Numun Fund team will do initial screening and shortlisting of applications that meets criteria and priorities of the call
  • If you are shortlisted, you will receive an invitation to send a full application to continue the process by 1 Sept 2022
  • Send full application form before 30 September 2022

Phase 3

Selection process

  • A selection committee made up of movement activists and practitioners in the Large World will review the full applications and make a decision
  • Numun Fund team will conduct due diligence process to check references of groups invited to apply
  • We aim to inform selected groups by November 2022

This grant is shaped through input and participation from the Grantmaking Design Circle, an advisory group made up by activists and practitioners in feminist tech, human rights, women’s funds and intersectional feminist and social justice movements, led by the Larger World. A community-led selection committee will participate in the peer review and final selection of the applications. The committee includes members from the Grantmaking Design Circle, co-dreamers and makers of Numun Fund, as well as activists from priority regions or movements.

Members of the Community-Led Selection Committee

  • Anasuya Sengupta has led initiatives to amplify marginalised voices in virtual and physical worlds in India and the USA, across the Larger World, and internationally for over 20 years, and is a Numun Fund Co-founder (India/UK)
  • Caroline Kouassiaman, queer, bilingual, African feminist who works for a world where LGBTQI persons have the opportunity, autonomy and resources to live full, healthy and violence-free lives on their own terms (West Africa)
  • Cheekay Cinco, activist and facilitator working on integrated, networked and collective digital safety, feminist tech, and digital rights and technology capacity building (Philippines)
  • Ei Myat Noe Khin, feminist digital rights activist, digital safety trainer and a researcher who is passionate about safety, surveillance and censorship (Myanmar)
  • Esra’a Al Shafei, Bahraini human rights activist and founder of, a network of digital platforms that amplify under-reported and marginalized voices in the Middle East and North Africa, and is a Numun Fund Co-founder (Bahrain/US)
  • Isabella Marambanadzo, feminist activist and organiser who is comfortable in diverse cultural contexts (Zimbabwe)
  • Jac sm Kee, feminist activist working on the intersections of internet technologies, culture, sexuality and social justice, and Numun Fund Co-founder & Cartographer, aka Executive Director (Malaysia)
  • Loreto Bravo aka Maka Muñoz works at the intersection of digital technology, gender and human rights, offering psychosocial accompaniment with a feminist approach to the defense of human rights and promoting technological sovereignty and digital protection (Latin America & Caribbean)
  • Nadine Moawad, feminist activist (Lebanon)
  • Paz Peña, independent consultant and activist on technologies, feminism, and social justice (Chile)
  • Salome Chagelishvili, feminist activist devoted to social and gender justice (Georgia)
  • Sheena Gimase Magenya, queer African writer that believes in and practices feminism (Kenya/South Africa)
  • Srinidhi Raghavan, disabled feminist, writer, researcher and trainer (India)
  • Zara Rahman, researcher and writer whose interests lie at the intersection of power, technology and justice (Germany)