Resources to support journalist safety in Europe

Security Rapid Response Grant

What is covered?

Quick, flexible funding for psychosocial support

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

Target group: women or trans human rights defenders/activists who are part of an organisation

Grants up to 8000USD for use within 3 months

No funding for:

  • Individual journalists (they have to apply through an organisation)
  • Individuals who are not activists
  • Cisgender (A cisgender person is someone who exclusively identifies as the sex that person was assigned at birth) men or male-led organizations or networks
  • Planned projects/activities/service delivery programs
  • Charity/humanitarian assistance/social services
  • Annual operating costs (rent, salary, overhead costs)
  • Bridge/gap funding
  • Scholarships
  • Organizations with a budget of over $1 million USD
  • Capital projects


The support offer is designed for: