Free Rivers Fund's aim is to help small initiatives and we especially want to get them started. This is why we were never completely satisfied with our concept of having only one application phase per year. What, if someone had to kick off a project, say, in August? But thanks to the large support we received in 2019, we were now able to set up a fund for urgent action projects.
So, from 2020 on we offer our new "Emergency Grant". Everyone can apply for it with just an e-mail - all year round.
The purpose is to help initiatives that have just formed in order to prevent a dam. In other words, the grant's target group is way smaller than that of our 'regular' grants and we've set up some rules:
You can apply, if
- your project aims at direct action against a proposed dam.
- your project is new.
- your project is run by a single person, a group or a newly formed organisation. If you are an established organisation, then please stick to the regular application period.
You cannot apply, if