Western Europe

Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom

Issue Focus

Equality Rights and Freedom from Discrimination

$43,828,101 (42%)
292 Grants (32%)

Human Rights, General

$18,013,902 (17%)
195 Grants (22%)

Freedom from Violence

$12,614,145 (12%)
84 Grants (9%)

Population Focus

People with Disabilities

$22,433,857 (21%)
76 Grants (8%)

Economically Disadvantaged

$20,603,678 (20%)
171 Grants (19%)

Migrants & Refugees

$19,976,526 (19%)
210 Grants (23%)

Population Focus includes funding explicitly targeted to benefit specific groups and only illustrates those accounting for the largest shares of grant dollars or grants. See Methodology for details on how regional focus and population focus were determined and limitations.

Sample Grants

  • The Sigrid Rausing Trust gave to European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights in Germany to support the Center's engagement in strategic litigation in European courts to hold state and non-state actors accountable for human rights abuses.
  • The Atlantic Philanthropies gave to Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission in Northern Ireland to protect and promote human rights by enabling the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission to develop a human rights education and training programme for the Civil Service.

Case Studies