From the Front Lines: Grantees Share Strategies, Challenges, and Feedback
How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected grassroots human rights activism? A new paper by the Fund’s learning and assessment team, based on a global survey of nearly 200 Fund grantees, offers an in-depth look at the evolving needs, priorities, and strengths of frontline activists around the world.
Legal Empowerment Fund Launches First Open Request for Proposals
The Legal Empowerment Fund is now accepting grant applications from grassroots groups doing legal empowerment work for up to 24 months of general support.
In its first funding cycle, the LEF will identify and support grassroots legal empowerment groups that have had difficulty accessing traditional opportunities for funding. Written or video/audio applications will be accepted in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Arabic.
VIDEO: Saving Lives in the Mediterranean
Helena Maleno, head of Fund grantee Caminando Fronteras, has saved countless lives in the Euro-Mediterranean. But as tireless advocate for refugees and migrants, she’s also faced death threats, criminal charges, and more for her lifesaving work. Watch our new video to explore Helena’s work and learn her inspiring story.