Front Line Defenders Security Grants Programme

Front Line Defenders, founded in Dublin, is the International Foundation for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders. Their main aim is protect people who work, non-violently, for any or all of the rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Grants are for amounts up to a maximum of € 7,500. Front Line Security grants can pay for organisational and personal provisions to improve the security and protection of a Human Rights Defenders and their organisation. Grants can pay to improve physical security of an organisation, digital security, communication security, legal fees for Human Rights Defenders who are being judicially harassed. They can also pay for medical fees for Human Rights Defenders who have been attacked or who have suffered a medical condition as a result of their peaceful human rights activities.

Human Rights Defenders who are at risk (individuals or organizations) can apply for Front Line Defenders Security Grants. The applications must be in English, Russian, Arabic, French or Spanish. For more information, please, contact to: or visit the website.