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Artists take risks for all of us. Explore a global network that’s ready to help.

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I am at risk

UPDATE REGARDING COVID-19: Please note that the Artists at Risk Connection (ARC) is not a grantmaking program and is unable to assist artists financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

However, because we recognize the growing effect that the pandemic is having on artists, we have compiled a growing list of resources for artists affected by COVID-19 and hope that you may find assistance there. Please refer to the "Stories" page to find the list. If you are an artist or cultural practitioner otherwise at risk because of your creative practice, please follow the directions below to contact us.

Please fill out the form to get in touch with us. Submissions are encrypted and ARC understands that your communications are confidential. ARC does not provide direct services, but we will do our best to refer you to organizations that do. You can also find help by exploring our network of resources.

Your message is end-to-end encrypted and will be marked as urgent. You have the option to write this message in Arabic, English, French, Mandarin, Russian or Spanish. Expect a reply within 72 hours.

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Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights (UAF)

  • Services offered
  • Awareness Campaigns
  • Grants
  • Emergency Funds
  • Target demographic
  • Women
  • Emergency assistance
Guidelines of assistance

The fund intervenes when activists are poised to make great gains or face serious threats to their lives and work. It responds to requests from women’s human rights defenders within 72 hours and has funds on the ground within 1–7 days.


Urgent Action Fund for Women’s Human Rights is a global women’s fund that protects, strengthens, and sustains women and transgender human rights defenders at critical moments.

Last updated Jun 02, 2020
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