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Incident Emergency Fund – Apply Now!

Organisation: Digital Defenders Partnership

Status: Open

  • Grant
  • Emergency support
  • Freedom of expression
  • Gender equality in media

Funding Size: Up to €10,000

Deadline: Ongoing

  • Eligibility Criteria: Digital Defenders Partnership target groups are:
    – women, feminist and LGTBQIA+ organisations
    – land and environmental rights defenders
    – journalists and other actors who make information available to the public
  • Type of Funding: Emergency Funding
  • Target Countries: Global
  • Application Language: English, Spanish, French and Portuguese

Apply for the Digital Defenders Partnership’s Incident Emergency Fund, a rapid response mechanism for human rights defenders, journalists, activists and organisations facing digital threats and attacks.

Funding Information
The IEF provides up to €10,000 and can be used to cover costs which will directly reduce the risk or impact of a digital attack. The funding covers activities for a maximum of four months, and they aim to respond to requests within two weeks.

What does the IEF cover?

  • Replacement of hardware or software which has been taken, lost or stolen.
  • Purchase of more secure hard- and/or software and costs related to installation of the new systems.
  • Technical or non-technical activities to respond to urgent issues such as internet blockages.
  • Measures to improve physical security (related to information management and digital security).
  • Measures to address the psychological and psychosocial impacts of digital threats and risks.

See here to learn more and apply.

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