Practical support fund / Reporters Respond (LI)

What is covered?

  • Subsistence costs: short term support if you are not able to work, or costs to temporarily flee an unsafe or vulnerable situation
  • Family support: temporary support for family members of journalists who are unable to work, who are imprisoned, or who are deceased;
  • Professional equipment: digital tools like VPNs for online protection and work materials in exceptional cases

The support is provided by: Free Press Unlimited (FPU)

Important information about time and eligibility restrictions, as well as further requirements:


  • The emergency situation is a direct result of your work.
  • The assistance is not structural.
  • Your situation can be confirmed by at least two trusted sources.