Webinar Video: Grant Fundraising for International Human Rights

The Webinar Video on “Grant Fundraising for International Human Rights” is now available online.

Fundraising for prospective institutional donors for human rights programs can be an overwhelming process and many NGOs don’t know where to start. This webinar will discuss some basic approaches to effectively target grant funding from foundations, governments, and multilateral donors. The viewers will gain basic knowledge and tools to develop strategies that lead to success in fundraising for their human rights programs.

This webinar will cover the donor landscape of the major funders for human rights programs, including bilaterals, multilaterals and foundations from the US, Europe, and beyond. Research techniques covered in this course will show the best ways for NGOs to find new donors dedicated to funding for human rights. Additionally, you will learn strategies for developing a successful application, including tips and tricks for proposal writing, networking and overcoming the many challenges of fundraising for this cross-cutting theme.

Grant Fundraising for International Human Rights (main)Topics Covered

  • Where can I get information on human rights funding instruments?
  • What are useful tools and resources to map institutional donors focusing on human rights?
  • How do I develop a successful strategy for fundraising for my human rights program?


Erik Detiger is an independent consultant and trainer, with over a decade of experience working in the field of international philanthropy and fundraising. A highly successful international project manager and fundraising professional, Erik has raised over US $100 million for numerous international projects from a wide variety of institutions. He has developed 100s of proposals for scores of donors. He will share a wealth of first-hand knowledge and expertise on what it takes to successfully raise funds.

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