Human Rights and Equality Grant Scheme

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The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission’s 2024-25 Human Rights and Equality Grant Scheme is now open and accepting applications until 3.00pm sharp, Thursday 18th April 2024.

The purpose of the grants scheme is to support projects by civil society and trade unions that promote human rights and equality.

A total of €350,000 is available for projects.

Grants Scheme Strands

The 2024-25 Grants Scheme’s themes are informed by the Commission’s strategic priorities set out in its Strategy Statement 2022-24. This year the Grants Scheme will support projects under the following strands:

  • Strand A: Advancing Economic Equality
  • Strand B: Promoting Awareness of Rights and Access to Justice
  • Strand C: Promoting Climate Justice, Environmental Justice and a Just Transition

Funding Streams

Funding is available for small and general grants:

  • Small Grants up to: €6,000
  • General Grants up to: €20,000

Guidance and Application Form