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Open call for Incident Emergency Fund

Organisation: Digital Defenders Partnership

Status: Closed

  • Grant
  • Emergency support

Funding Size: Up to €10,000

Deadline: 26/11/2023

  • Eligibility Criteria:
    – DDP target groups are women, feminist and LGTBQIA+ organisations; land and environmental rights defenders; and journalists and other actors who make information available to the public.
    – Organisation does not need to be legally constituted to apply.
  • Type of funding: Programmatic
  • Target countries: Global
  • Application language: English, Spanish, French and Portuguese.

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

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.

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 the aim to respond to requests within two weeks.

See here to learn more and apply.

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