What We Do
The Fund for Global Human Rights currently invests in and supports more than 300 grassroots activists and groups in over 50 countries. Together, we’re defending the rights of millions of people around the world.
How we work
We find grassroots activists and organizations with bold solutions to big problems.
We raise money to fund the most effective and innovative human rights defenders we find.
We give activists the support and solidarity they need to turn their own ideas into action.
We build powerful movements for change that have improved millions of lives worldwide.
Where we work
Our regional programs support activists working across causes to build strong, connected, country-wide movements for change.
What we work on
Our global initiatives span communities, countries, and continents to tackle shared challenges and drive progress around the world.
We help activists resist and overcome the physical, psychological, and digital threats they face while defending the fundamental rights to stand up, speak out, and create change.
We offer community-based and youth-led groups the support they need to ensure that children and young people grow up educated, empowered, healthy, and safe.
We support visionary environmental activists who are developing community-based solutions to climate change and laying the foundations of a greener future
We partner with grassroots labor activists across the globe to expand market access and help workers—especially outside the formal economy—build their collective power.
Through the Legal Empowerment Fund, we support activists who are helping their communities address systemic injustices by developing legal solutions rooted in local values.
We fuel the work of LGBTQ+ leaders and allies who are disrupting discriminatory practices, overturning homophobic and transphobic laws, and defending the right to love.
We invest in activists who support migrants, refugees, and asylum-seekers along every part of their difficult journey because we believe in more welcoming world.
We back brave feminists who are pushing back against the patriarchy, demanding equality, and creating opportunity for women and girls everywhere.
Our support has helped grassroots activists transform their communities and improve millions of lives worldwide. Since 2002, we’ve made a real impact.
Amount given in grants to activist groups.
Activists and organizations we’ve supported.
Countries where we’ve supported activists.