Advancing digital rights in Europe

The Digital Freedom Fund supports partners in Europe to advance digital rights through strategic litigation.

Litigation grants
Pro bono support

Litigation grants

Pro bono support


DFF offers litigation grants, connects partners with expert pro bono support, and seeks to catalyse litigation efforts.


DFF funds three types of activities: single-instance litigation, pre-litigation research, and emergency support.

We accept grant applications on a rolling basis. Calls for applications for special projects will be announced separately on our website.

Join our Panel of Experts

DFF  is looking for further experts on privacy, data protection, free speech, artificial intelligence and strategic litigation to join our independent Panel of Experts.

From our blog

Bartering your privacy for essential services: Ireland’s Public Services Card

In February, DFF invited the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) to join 30 European digital rights organisations for a consultation with the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Professor Philip Alston. The Special Rapporteur is exploring the rise of the digital welfare state and its implications for poor and economically marginalised individuals for his

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Essay series: Future-proofing our digital rights

New essays by five digital rights experts explore some of the key aspects of technological and legal developments which may play a crucial role in shaping our digital rights future.