Community and Network Fund

To support initiatives for building skills, capacities, collaboration, and exchange among rapid responders and digital security organisations and individuals working on holistic security for human rights defenders.


Activities supported can include the organisation of regional or global collaborative meetings among rapid responders and training for members of CiviCERT on advanced malware protection. The funding provided can be up to €17.000.

What does this fund cover?

  • Hosting meetings or conferences to strengthen collaboration between rapid responders.
  • Capacity-building and training within the holistic security trainers communities or among rapid responders networks to digital threats.
  • Creating, translating, or maintaining useful creative-commons guides, repositories or resources for learning.
  • Set up or maintaining help desks or helplines.