The foundation supports special projects and programs of non-profit organizations in three primary fields of interest: conservation, food and health.
Food grants will support efforts to develop or improveaccess, availability and safety of food for consumption in the Third World.
Areas of interest include projects to:
· promote sustainable agriculture;
· offer education and training to small-scale food producers and farmers;
· control pests and diseases affecting crops of importance to developing countries.
The foundation concentrates its grant making on research,technical assistance and training projects of benefit to the Third World; favors grants for pilot projects and special programs that have potential for replication; prefers to support projects that employ and/or train personnel from the developing world; and favors research concerning problems of importance tothe developing world.
Preference will be given to projects, including research projects, in areas that tend to be under-funded. A total of $700,000 is distributed to grantees annually.
The foundation has a two-phased application system composed of a short concept paper, followed by a limited number of full proposals.
This system screens out projects at the concept paper level thatappear unlikely to receive final funding.
Full proposals requested have a fair chance of success. Submit 2 copies of a short concept paper, following the foundation's concept paper application form.
The concept paper should be no longer than 1 typed, double-sided page, plus a preliminary budget of no more than 1 page.
The concept paper must be submitted in English, and the budget information must be translated into US dollars.
Applications are not accepted by fax transmittal or via E-mail,unless prior approval has been given by foundation staff.
Address fuel and resource problems related to food production and preparation in developing countries;
The geographic focus of the foundation is the developing world. Preference will be given to organizations located in developing countries or to developed country organizations whose activities are of direct and immediate benefit to developing countries.
Concept applications may be submitted at any time, but must be received in the office by February 1 and August 1 in order for projects to be eligible for the May and November meetings of the Foundation.
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