Welcome To SRT

The purpose of SRT is to promote the values and principles of human rights and freedoms, equality and the rule of law, and to preserve nature from further degradation. The Trust supports advocacy, creativity, research and scholarship to these ends.

Our guiding principles are:

We recognise the value of core funding.
We look for good and effective leadership.
We are flexible and responsive to needs and opportunities.
We value clarity and brevity in applications and reports.
We look to establish long-term relationships with grantees.

The Trust runs nine programmes:

Advocacy, Research and Litigation
Detention, Torture and Death Penalty
Human Rights Defenders
Free Expression
Transitional Justice
Women's Rights
LGBTI Rights
Xenophobia and Intolerance
Transparency and Accountability
Arts

Please note that we do not accept unsolicited applications.