Below are a range of free, open-source tools and canvases supplied by our network for you to use. They cover everything from advocacy and messaging, to impact and comms.
We're updating this all the time, so come back often. If you'd like to request any tools, or want to want to submit your own, please email us.
Types of advocacy
Understand what types of advocacy there are, consider what might be most effective for your campaign, and determine which organisations or partners should be involved.
How to craft a media release
Clearly and concisely get your message across in a way that cuts through.
Knowledge and insights
Below is a range of research and insights about LGBTIQ+ issues from around the world. Each of the links below will open in the relevant external website. If you'd like to request any resources, or want to want to submit your own, please email us.
Designing and Implementing LGBTIQA+ Inclusive Policy
Ahigh-level overview of the most prominent needs experienced broadly throughout Australian LGBTIQA+ communities
A language guide: Trans and gender diverse inclusion
Key terms and examples of language that can help build safer, more inclusive environments for trans and gender diverse communities
Funding and opportunities
Even though 123+ does not provide funding, we have aggregated a range of opportunities from around the world that LGBTIQ+ initiatives can tap into.
Each of the links below will open in the relevant external website. If you're aware of any other opportunies we should be sharing, please email us.
The Global Fund for Women
Global Fund for Women provides three types of grants: general support grants, travel and event organisng grants, and crisis grants. Eligibility: be based in a country outside the United States, have a primary focus on advancing women’s equality and human rights, with these goals clearly reflected in its activities and be a group of women, girls, or trans people working together.
Mixed / Other
The Fund for Global Human Rights
The Fund for Global Human Rights supports LGBTQ people as they push for protections against violence and discrimination in accessing essential resources, while striving for social, economic and political equality. The Fund backs LGBTQ-focused organisations in every region where they work, amplifying the voices of brave activists who seek equal treatment and opportunities as humans and citizens. Fund-backed groups operate in more than 25 countries, with a focus on those experiencing high rates of poverty, recovering from war, or building democratic governments. The Fund operates in Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand, India, Uganda, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Kenya, Liberia, Guinea, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Burundi, France, Morocco, Spain, Tunisia and Latin America.
Mixed / Other