Lifeline Embattled Civil Society Organizations Assistance Fund
The Lifeline Embattled CSO Assistance Fund is a consortium of 7 international non-governmental organizations supported 19 governments that aims to push back against civic space threats.
History and Funders
The Lifeline Embattled CSO Assistance Fund was launched with the support of 12 governments in June 2011 to push back against a global trend of closing civil society space.
Lifeline is now supported by a Donor Steering Committee of 19 governments including: Australia, Benin, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mongolia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States, and Uruguay.
Lifeline has also received support from the Ford Foundation and the MacArthur FoundationSee more