Welcome To SRT

The purpose of SRT is to promote the values and principles of human rights, equality and the rule of law, and to preserve nature from further degradation. The Trust has a particular interest in the following overlapping regions and countries:

• Europe: particularly the Balkans and Central and Eastern Europe;
• The former Soviet Union;
• Lebanon and Turkey in the Eastern Mediterranean;
• Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia in North Africa;
• Kenya, South Africa and Zimbabwe in Sub-Saharan Africa

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 ten programmes:

Advocacy, Research and Litigation
Detention, Torture and Death Penalty
Defending Civic Space
Transitional Justice
Women's Rights
LGBTI Rights
Xenophobia and Intolerance
Transparency and Accountability
Arts
Conservation

Please note that we do not accept unsolicited applications.