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Cover of the Fund's 2020-21 Annual Report

Annual Report 2020-2021

The Fund for Global Human Rights equips grassroots activists across the globe with the support they need to improve lives, mobilize movements, and build a better future for their communities.

Our 2020–21 Annual Report highlights how, during a year of enormous challenges, the Fund enabled activists to meet their communities’ greatest needs and protect their rights. We are grateful to our donor community for their extraordinary commitment to this vital work.

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We delivered more than

$14 million

in critical support to 328 grassroot groups in 51 countries


was COVID-19 emergency support.


of groups we support are focused on women’s rights.


promoted Indigenous and rural communities land rights and the environment.


worked to protect civic space and activists’ lives.

We helped activists secure victories to protect free expression, curb violence against women and girls, and secure justice for war crimes.


We honor our generous donors by applying their gifts strategically and effectively.
Check our financials page for more details.

56% Grants Awarded

31% Supplemental Grantee Support

4% Management & General

9% Fundraising

* Supplemental grantee support includes technical assistance, physical and digital security, and convenings for knowledge sharing and strategy setting.

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