Front Line Defenders Annual Reports & Financial Information


Front Line Defenders is grateful for the support of the following donors:


  • Irish Aid
  • European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights
  • Iris O’Brien Foundation
  • Adessium Foundation
  • American Jewish World Service
  • Arcus Foundation
  • Bread for the World
  • Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Economist Group Charitable Trust
  • Fairwind Foundation
  • Foundation for a Just Society
  • Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Dublin
  • Hivos
  • The Ireland Funds
  • Lifeline: Embattled NGO Assistance Fund
  • Oak Foundation
  • Open Society Foundations
  • Overbrook Foundation
  • The Roddick Foundation
  • Rothco Advertising Integration
  • Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Sigrid Rausing Trust
  • Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency
  • Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs
  • Taiwan Foundation for Democracy
  • Tides Foundation
  • The Tikva Grassroots Empowerment Fund
  • The Violet Jabara Charitable Trust
  • Anonymous

We also wish to thank our many individual public donors whose contributions are crucial to our work.

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Irish Aid Support of Front Line Defenders


2013

Organisation Region Sector Description Funding Mechanism Amt. €
Front Line Defenders Global Human Rights Support to Human Rights Defenders Irish Aid Programme Grant 504,394

2012

Organisation Region Sector Description Funding Mechanism Amt. €
Front Line Defenders Global Human Rights Support to Human Rights Defenders Irish Aid Programme Grant 504,394

2011

Organisation Region Sector Description Funding Mechanism Amt. €
Front Line Defenders Global Human Rights Support to Human Rights Defenders CSF block grant funding 250,000

2010

Organisation Region Sector Description Funding Mechanism Amt. €
Front Line Defenders Global Human Rights Support to Human Rights Defenders CSF block grant funding 450,000

2009

Organisation Region Sector Description Funding Mechanism Amt. €
Front Line Defenders Global Human Rights Support to Human Rights Defenders CSF block grant funding 450,000

2008

Organisation Region Sector Description Funding Mechanism Amt. €
Front Line Defenders Global Human Rights Support to Human Rights Defenders CSF block grant funding 450,000


Dispatches

Front Line Defenders' annual report of activities is produced in magazine format.

- Please note that above files are large (5-10 MB) and downloading can take a considerable amount of time


Front Line Defenders 2013 Summary of Income and Expenditure (€)

EXPENDITURE

Protection 1,066,791
Security Training & Capacity Building 411,271
Research and Publication 669,585
Public Promotion, Events, Campaigns 427,468
Fundraising 155,502
International Advocacy 313,243
Core Salaries 316,573
Overheads 180,062
Evaluation 13,737
Dublin Platform 435,698
Total Expenditure 3,989,930

INCOME

Grant Agreements 3,577,546
Individual Donations 30,380
Dublin Platform 348,242
Interest Income 6,708
Total Income 3,962,876
Balance (27,054)

- Front Line Defenders' full audited accounts for 2013 are available here.


Auditors

  • RSM Farrell Grant Sparks
    Chartered Accountants and Registered Auditors
    Molyneux House
    Bride Street
    Dublin 8

Bankers

  • Bank of Ireland
    Blackrock
    Co. Dublin

Solicitors

  • William Fry Solicitors
    Fitzwilton House
    Wilton Place
    Dublin 2

Registered Office

  • Grattan House
    Temple Road
    Blackrock
    Co. Dublin

Front Line Defenders' Organisational Structure

Front Line Defenders is a charitable trust established under a deed dated 20 August 2002. The charitable purposes include the provision of education, communication and support to human rights defenders, the provision of relief to human rights defenders who have been victims of human rights violations, research and the promotion of awareness of the situation of human rights defenders.

Tax Status

Front Line Defenders was set up as a Trust under the Trustee Act 1893. Front Line Defenders achieved charitable status in August 2002. Registered Charity Number 14029

Front Line (UK) Foundation

The Front Line (UK) Foundation is a charitable trust established under deed dated June 13, 2007.

  • 16 Old Bailey
  • London
  • EC4M 7EG

UK Charity Registration #: 1119643

- For more information about Front Line (UK), please contact Andrew Anderson, Front Line Defenders' Deputy Director.

Principle Activities

Front Line Defenders is working to ensure that the principles and standards set out in the declaration on human rights defenders are known, respected and adhered to worldwide.