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Grant Types

The Fund is pleased to welcome funding requests of three types:

The Fund’s grantees include:

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Funding Streams

Our ongoing human rights grantmaking is designed to provide the much-needed long-term investment in human rights work across the Arab region. This funding stream supports work on the full range of human rights issues and methods; as well as work to build and enhance civil society’s human rights infrastructure, which includes funding for capacity-building, public education and awareness, and training programs.

While the Fund’s general policy is not to privilege any particular country or human right, it had to give special focus and attention to bourgeoning civil society actors in some of the Arab countries counties that have witnessed rapid changes in the past years. The Fund has provided technical and financial support to a number of initiatives from new nascent civil society groups in Bahrain, Egypt, Libya, Syria, Tunis and Yemen. In accordance with the Fund grantmaking strategy and in response to the critical situation in these countries , , the Fund will continue giving substantial attention and funding to support innovative and timely interventions of all kinds; however, the Fund actively seeks applications for work on:

In all cases, the Arab Human Rights Fund looks for work that has strategic significance and carried out by those with a clear vision and plan of action, and the capacity to realize their objectives.