Funding Your Bold Human Rights Idea

Grant IconGreater Toronto Area (GTA) Grants Application Deadline: Match 11, 2019 by 11:59 PM (Eastern)

Do you have a human rights related initiative you want to make a reality? One that a small grant can make happen? Now’s your chance to apply for up to $2,000 in funding. Applications to be submitted by e-mail to Human Rights Internet at by March 11, 2019.

Who can apply?

    • Must be Canadian-based individual, association, or Not-For-Profit entity located in the GTA.
    • Cannot be a commercial enterprise or a political party.
    • Must be focused positively on the human rights enshrined in United Nations human rights treaties.
    • Must plan activities to take place in Canada.
    • Cannot use the grant for conference registrations or travel, scholarships or bursaries or awards.
    • Cannot re-distribute the grant to another group.
  • Must have a grant budget between $500 and $2,000.

*** One application per person/group ***

What will we fund?

    • Initiatives must focus positively on any one or more of the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
  • Send your ideas – you know best how you can make a difference in your community, your school, or your organization.

How do I apply?

Simple! Complete the online form here.

When will I know if my application was successful?

  • Human Rights Internet (HRI) will evaluate all applications with successful applicants notified by mid March, 2019.
  • HRI reserves the right not to award grants if no suitable applications are received.
  • Grant start date: March 18, 2019.
  • Grant Duration: Up to 1 year.
  • A minimum of 4 grants will be available.

Thank you for your interest!