The May 18 Memorial Foundation’s recent grant opportunity to support democracy and human rights projects around the world in 2012 has made some important changes in its grant focus and deadline. For those who are preparing to apply to this grant should consider these changes in their proposals.
The new focus of the grant program:
- 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
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.
- 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 new deadline to submit proposals is 24 February 2012. For more information, visit this link.