Invitation to apply for organisational wellbeing support
Support for human rights organisations documenting war crimes and crimes against humanity
We invite Ukrainian human rights organisations that are actively working to collect evidence and document war crimes and crimes against humanity in Ukraine to apply for organisational wellbeing grants. Grants can support activities and costs including but not limited to:
- Travel, accommodation, and subsistence for staff and volunteers of applying organisations to retreats inside of Ukraine
- Retreat location rent
- Fees for retreat facilitators, and experts providing psychosocial, trauma, burn-out related support
- Fees for psychosocial consultations
The maximum application amount is 5.000 euro. There is no minimum. The activities have to be implemented by 31 March 2024.
Priority will be given to human rights organisations that have since the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine not received support that would contribute to the wellbeing of their staff and/or volunteers. Organisations operating in the regions and remote areas, as well as those working to support the most vulnerable groups will be prioritised. Selection will be based on the following indicative criteria:
- The applicant is a human rights organization working to collect evidence and document war crimes and crimes against humanity
- The applicant has not since the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine received support for the wellbeing of their staff and/or volunteers
- The extent to which their employees and volunteers are at risk of burnout
- Location of the applicant (remote areas and regions will be prioritized)
The deadline for this opportunity has passed.
If you have questions or would like to discuss your application prior to submission, please contact HRHF’s grants officer at email@example.com to schedule a call.
Emergency Support to Ukraine is a regional project funded by the European Union. It is run by Human Rights House Foundation as part of a consortium led by ERIM and partnering with East Europe Foundation, Human Rights House Tbilisi, Barys Zvoszkau Belarusian Human Rights House and the Black Sea Trust. The project aims to strengthen the resilience and effectiveness of war-affected Ukrainian civil society and civil society actors.