Amnesty International Australia: Human Rights Innovation Fund 2016 (Round 1)

Amnesty International Australia’s Human Rights Innovation Fund allows anyone interested in promoting and defending human rights direct access to funding to support new, innovative, creative initiatives which will:

  • Promote the growth of a human rights constituency in Australia; and/or
  • Increase the diversity of Amnesty International supporters; and/or
  • Have a demonstrable positive human rights impact.

Examples of possible project ideas:

  • Speaker tour.
  • Human Rights Defender tour (eg. A national tour of a defender of human rights, who has an inspiring story to tell).
  • A human rights photography project in remote Indigenous communities.
  • An Amnesty International program broadcast online.
  • Networking with human rights organisations for a particular outcome.
  • A human rights seminar/event.
  • Activism retreat held for high school students or other community sectors.
  • An interactive web-based human rights campaign.
  • Human rights awareness raising activity and/or outreach to new audiences.
  • Setting up a virtual action group around a particular human rights issue.
  • An innovative display or stall design for a local action group to attract new supporters.


No single project will be awarded more than $8,000.


Individuals, local action groups, community groups or networks may apply.

Submission Requirements

Further Information

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