Resources to support journalist safety in Europe

Protection Grants

What is covered?

Grants to improve physical security, digital security and communication security (including office security and individual security)

The support is provided by:

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

Grants are for amounts up to a maximum of €7,500.

No funding for:

  • Visa
  • Retrospective funding
  • International organisations
  • Organisations that have applied or are already receiving funding for the same purpose elsewhere
  • Projects which focus on broader human rights issues rather than the specific situation of human rights defenders
  • Costs for human rights defenders who are already in exile
  • Ongoing office running costs such as salaries and rent
  • Armed security guards
  • Purchase of vehicles


The support offer is designed for: