Caribbean Vulnerable Communities Coalition (CVC)
is a coalition of community leaders and non-governmental agencies that are advocates and service providers, working with and on behalf of Caribbean populations who are especially vulnerable to HIV infection or often forgotten in access to treatment and healthcare programs. These groups include men who have sex with men, persons of trans experience, sex workers, people who use drugs, orphans and other children made vulnerable by HIV, migrant populations, persons in prison and ex-prisoners, and youth in especially difficult circumstances.
PETAL has been successful in receiving several other small grants through CVCC.In 2015 PETAL received its first small grant from CVCC. This grant allowed for the organization to do capacity building for the organization and continue its signature “Conversations”, become a signatory in the SIDney database (shared incidence database) which logs human rights violations and train several Peer Educators/Navigators in Building Understanding of the Difficulties and Dilemmas In Engaging Services (BUDDIES).
Netherlands is a Dutch organization for LGBT people. COC originally stood for Cultuur en Ontspanningscentrum, which was intended as a "cover" name for its real purpose. Founded in 1946, it is the oldest existing LGBT organization in the world.In 2016 PETAL signed on to a five (5) year agreement for the (PRIDE)-Partnership for Rights, Inclusivity, Diversity and Equality Program with CoC Netherlands which ends December 31st 2020. The organization with the support of CoC Netherlands, has been able to achieve two (2) out of three (3) of its goals set for the five (5) year engagement. Within the PRIDE program, PETAL has completed two (2) needs assessment of its members that spans throughout the Country of Belize, documented impact stories and done a Lessons Learned.
Global Fund for women
The Global Fund for Women is a non-profit foundation funding women's human rights initiatives. It was founded in 1987 by New Zealander Anne Firth Murray, and co-founded by Frances Kissling and Laura Lederer to fund women's initiatives around the world. It is headquartered in San Francisco, California. In 2020 PETAL signed unto a two (2) year program with Global Fund For Women to continue our work to provide safe spaces, psychosocial support, capacity building, personal and professional development training and skills building for women’s empowerment.
The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice is an international charitable foundation based in the United States focused on issues related to LGBT and intersex rights. The organization provide grants to individuals and organizations, promotes philanthropy, and provides capacity building assistance. PETAL is currently a grantee providing a one year legal review desk to continue to ensure that women are able to seek gender justice. It also captures Personal and Professional Development Training and Psychosocial Support.