Grants & Fellowships


Fellowships to Promote Research on the Legal Framework for Civil Society

The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) is pleased to announce the availability of 4 new research fellowships. The fellowships will provide the opportunity to travel to Washington, DC for up to 4 weeks during September-December 2016 to conduct research on the legal framework for civil society. Read more.


Call for Research Project Applications: Freedoms of Association and Expression in Indonesia

The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) is pleased to invite applications for a research grant pursuant to the NGO Legal Enabling Environment Program (LEEP). ICNL will support a local partner in preparing a research paper that analyzes two recent Constitutional Court decisions in Indonesia and their implications for the freedoms of association and expression. Read more

Lifeline: The Embattled CSO Assistance Fund

ICNL is part of the civil society consortium led by Freedom House implementing Lifeline: the Embattled CSO Assistance Fund. This fund, which is supported by 17 governments and 2 foundations, provides emergency financial assistance to civil society organizations under threat or attack and advocacy support responding to broader threats to civil society.  ICNL grant support focuses on civil society law reform.

Applications for advocacy support are accepted on a rolling basis.  For more information, please contact