Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Funds for Empowerment

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) is seeking proposals for projects
that help us understand the future we are facing, and suggest ways in
which disadvantaged communities can be protected, or even supported to

The JRF accepts proposals from any organisation or individual and does
not restrict its funding to any particular sector. Proposals must have
relevance to JRF’s mission to search out underlying causes,
demonstrate solutions and influence lasting change in one or more of
the following themes:

* Poverty: to examine the root causes of poverty, inequality and
disadvantage, and identify solutions

* Empowerment: to identify ways of enabling people and communities to
have control of their own lives

* Place: to contribute to the creation and development of strong,
sustainable and inclusive communities.

The JRF welcomes applications for both small and large projects, but
is unlikely to fund any project with a budget of more than £100,000.
The deadline is 2 August 2010. For more information, or to download an
application form, visit the JRF website here:

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