Deadline: 10 April 2017
The Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust is currently seeking applications for its Grants programmes.
Types of Grants
The JRCT supports the following types for grants programmes:
- Peace and Security
- Power and Accountability
- Rights and Justice
- Sustainable Future
- Northern Ireland
- highlights and holds the UK government to account for the human, economic, environmental and security costs of militarised responses to conflict
- scrutinises and challenges the use of new technology for warfare
- exposes and challenges the economic drivers of war, especially the arms trade
- highlights and challenges the culture and values of militarism in the UK
- promotes conscientious objection to military service as a globally recognised and applied human right.
Scrutiny of counter-terrorism measures in the context of human rights and peacebuilding
- promotes greater transparency and accountability in relation to government counter-terrorism policy
- challenges state abuses of power in relation to counter-terrorism
- advocates policy responses to the use of terror tactics which address their underlying causes
- challenges the use of counter-terrorism policies which foment conflict or undermine opportunities to build peace.
Building support for alternative approaches to defence and security
- articulates and builds support for models of defence and security which address the root causes of conflict and injustice, and which are based on non-violence, dialogue and mediation, human rights and environmental sustainability
- addresses the risks of nuclear weapons and articulates options for non-nuclear security
- offers ideas and action on the re-shaping of violent masculinities which underpin the military system
- promotes the understanding and effective practice of non-violence in social change.
- JRCT is interested in funding work which:
- is about removing problems through radical solutions, and not simply about making problems easier to live with
- has clear sense of objectives, and how to achieve them
- is innovative and imaginative
- and where the grant has a good chance of making a difference
- Within its areas of interest, the trust makes grants to a range of range of organisations and to individuals.
- An organisation may apply is it is registered, excepted or exempt charity based within any of the jurisdictions of the UK and all their work fits within the published programmes.
- The charitable organisation registered in local jurisdiction outside UK can apply for general support.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit the following:
- Narrative proposal
- Governing document (non-charities only)
- Closing report (existing grantees only)
Applicants are required to fill in an online form available on the given website.
Eligible Country: UK
For more information, please visit this link.