Grants & Fellowships


No fellowships are available at this time. Please check back for future opportunities.


ICNL Education Initiative: Call for Expressions of Interest from Sub-Saharan Africa

In order to determine interest in a potential call for applications, ICNL is inviting written expressions of interest from eligible applicants who would like to create, refine or expand a course (or syllabus/syllabi or course modules or a full curriculum) addressing the legal framework for civil society and to integrate that course (or syllabi or course modules or full curriculum) into the university curriculum. Read more

For more information, please contact Emerson Sykes at

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 Brittany Grabel at