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Sigrid Rausing Trust

Organizational Mission:

The Sigrid Rausing Trust is a grant-giving foundation based in London. It was founded in 1995 by Sigrid Rausing to support the international human rights movement.

Its guiding principles are:

  • The Trust recognises the essential role of core funding.
  • It looks for good and effective leadership.
  • It is flexible and responsive to needs and opportunities.
  • It values clarity and brevity in applications and reports.
  • It establishes long term relationships with grantees.

Human Rights Program Mission

The Trust runs four programmes: Civil and Political Rights, Women’s Rights, Minority Rights and Social Justice. Each programme has a number of sub-programmes.

Grantmaking Information
Activities Supported:
Advocacy
Capacity Building and Technical Assistance
Documentation, Monitoring, and Reporting
Learning, Training, and Events/Activities
Litigation
New Media and Technology
Research and Publications
Geographic Focus:
Latin America
North America
Western Europe
Central/Eastern Europe
Middle East and North Africa
Sub Saharan Africa
Caucasus and Central Asia
East Asia
South Asia
Southeast Asia
Oceania
Caribbean
Areas of human rights funding:
Freedom from Torture & Degrading Treatment
Freedom of Association and Expression
Human Rights Defenders
Peace and Security
Women
Reproductive Rights and Sexual Health
Freedom of Religion and Conscience
Human Trafficking and Slavery
Legal justice and systems
Racial and Ethnic Minorities
Disability Rights
Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Internally Displaced Persons
Immigrant Rights
LGBTQI
Labor and Worker Rights
Anti-corruption
Corporate Accountability
How to apply:

The Trust does not accept unsolicited applications for funding.

From time to time, the Trust may request proposals from organisations working in particular fields, and details will be posted on the website.

Organization Information
Email:
info@srtrust.org
Address:
12 Penzance Place
London
UNITED KINGDOM
W11 4PA
Contact Information
Contact Name:
Lucy Doig, Office Manager
Contact E-mail:
info@srtrust.org

Last Updated: Nov 12, 2010