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Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust

By February 27, 2019Funding Opportunities

Deadline 25th March

JRCT is a responsive grant-making trust. Trustees have agreed on the following priority areas and welcome applications for funds under each of these headings.

Peace and Security

JRCT wishes to prioritise support for charitable work on the following issues:

  1. Challenging militarism
  2. Scrutiny of counter-terrorism measures in the context of human rights and peacebuilding
  3. Building support for alternative approaches to defence and security

Power and Accountability

JRCT wishes to prioritise support for charitable work on the following issues:

  1. Strengthening corporate accountability
  2. Strengthening democratic accountability
  3. Encouraging responsible media

Rights and Justice

JRCT wishes to prioritise support for charitable work on the following issues:

  1. Protection and promotion of human rights and their enforcement in the UK
  2. Promoting rights and justice for minorities who face the most severe forms of racism
  3. Promotion of rights and justice for refugees and other migrants by identifying and tackling structures and systems that may deny them their rights

Sustainable Future

The overall focus for this programme is on developing and promoting sustainable, low-carbon alternatives to the current consumerist and growth-based paradigm.

JRCT wishes to prioritise support for charitable work on the following issues:

  1. Better economics
  2. Beyond consumerism
  3. New voices

Northern Ireland

JRCT aims to fund work which will contribute to the ongoing transformation of the Northern Ireland conflict. It has identified the following priority areas:

  1. Strengthening human rights and equality
  2. Supporting inclusive, non-sectarian and participatory politics
  3. Supporting processes of demilitarisation
  4. Dealing with the past

For full details go to the Trust’s website

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