Applications Open for The Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust Grants for UK

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:

  1. Peace and Security
  2. Power and Accountability
  3. Rights and Justice
  4. Sustainable Future
  5. Northern Ireland
  6. Cross-cutting

Funding Priorities

Challenging militarism

Activities

  • 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

Activities

  • 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

Activities

  • 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.

Eligibility Criteria

  • 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
  • Budgets
  • Accounts
  • 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.

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