IHEU promotes and defends freedom of conscience and expression, and advocates for the separation of religion and state.
HIVOS is the renowned Dutch Humanist funding agency, and a Specialist Member of IHEU, with headquarters in The Hague in the Netherlands, and regional offices in Bangalore, Harare and Costa Rica.
IHEU and HIVOS have been collaborating since 1988 to promote a Humanist oriented development, through human rights and Humanist networking oriented projects.
All applications regarding this program should be directed to IHEU.
Humanist organizations in developing countries (according to the DAC list) can apply for grants.
The organization does not necessarily have to be a member of IHEU, but must have objects that align with those required for membership of IHEU.
A group of individuals who are seeking to establish a Humanist organization in those countries may also apply.
The project should achieve specified goals in one or more of the following areas: promoting Humanism, promoting secularism, promoting human rights, promoting scientific method, or building competence and capacity of the organization itself.
Deadline: 1st September