Sunday, 12 February 2012

Grant for Democracy and Human Rights Projects

The May 18 Memorial Foundation has announced the grant opportunity for the democracy and human rights projects for 2012. Through the GDHRPO (Grant for Democracy and Human Rights Projects in Overseas), the Foundation supports work that contributes to promoting democracy and human rights and to building international solidarity. The grant will be awarded to NGOs based in civil communities which have been working in this field for more than 3 years.

The Grant consists of 2 main categories: Project support and Organization support. The May 18 Memorial Foundation will support 4 projects from 4 organizations and 2 organizations in the field of network, grassroots, and research.

Grantee organizations will receive the opportunity to participate in a variety of the May 18 Memorial Foundation’s international solidarity programs such as Gwangju Asian Forum, Gwangju Human Rights Folk School and so on.

The Grant will support the following types of projects:

    Judicial Monitoring Projects
    Torture & Trauma Rehabilitation Projects
    Election Monitoring Projects
    Democracy Movement Commemoration Projects
    Fact Finding Missions
    Legal Support for Addressing Human Rights Violations Projects


     Any organization which has been working for more than 3 years are eligible to apply for the Grant.
    Organizations whose country belongs to OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development) will not be selected otherwise the field of the organization’s work is based in developing country.
The deadline to submit proposals is 24 February 2012. For more information, visit this link.

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