Rapid Response Funding can be requested any time of the year in response to an urgent need, and is processed quickly. These can be Emergency Grants, requested to respond to an immediate life-threatening risk, or Opportunity Grants, used by a human rights defender or group to take advantage of a unexpected opportunity.
Red Umbrella Fund does not provide emergency grants!
Here are some organizations that do provide rapid response grants; please see the individual site for information about their funding criteria and geographic region.
UHAI EASHRI (East Africa)
ASIA & THE PACIFIC
EUROPE, CAUCASUS & CENTRAL ASIA
LATIN AMERICA & THE CARIBBEAN (SPANISH SPEAKING)
NORTH AMERICA & THE CARRIBEAN (ENGLISH SPEAKING)
For an extended list of regional emergency grant providers compiled by the International Human Rights Funders Group, please click here.