The United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security (UNTFHS) accepts grant applications from UN organization(s) and/or designated non-UN organization(s), which translate the human security approach into practical actions particularly at the field level.
The objective of the UNTFHS is to finance activities carried out by the eligible organizations, to demonstrate its added-value in view of promoting and disseminating the concept.
- Operational Projects which apply the human security concept and advance its operational impact. Grant request of US$1,000,000 per year can be made for porjects carried out by one organization and US$2,500,000 per year for projects implemented by more than one organization.
- Projects aiming to promote and disseminate the human security concept. Grant request of US$300,000 can be made for projects that promote and disseminate the human security concept.
Focus of Implementation
- Projects are globally distributed. Priority is given to countries and regions where insecurities of people are most critical and pervasive, such as the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and countries in conflict and post-conflict peace-building situation.
- Sub-regional projects that involve more than one country and aim to address cross-border threats to the border communities are considered with special attention.
Currently applications are closed for this opportunity.