Grants & Fellowships


Fellowships to Promote Research on the Freedoms of Expression and Information and Other Human Rights Necessary for the Vibrant Functioning of 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 3-4 weeks during June/July/August 2015 to conduct research on the rights to freedom of expression and/or information as these rights relate to the vibrant functioning of civil society. The Fellowships are open to applicants from all countries in Asia and the Pacific, the Middle East and North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Europe and Eurasia, and Latin America and the Caribbean.

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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