Mission/Giving Statement: ELF was founded with the goal of supporting endangered language preservation and documentation projects. Its main mechanism for supporting work on endangered languages has been funding grants to individuals, tribes, and museums.
Types of Funding/Funding Restrictions: Awards can be made to institutions, but no administrative costs are covered.
Application Instructions: There is no application form, but see the website for information that must be included in the first page of your electronic document submission. Applications must be submitted electronically.
International, Foreign Affairs & National Security
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Mission/Giving Statement: Colombe Foundation seeks to create a peaceful world through changes in American Policy. It works to for the elimination of weapons of mass destruction; a shift to foreign policy that is balanced with diplomacy and prevention rather than dominated by war and aggression; and a shift from wasteful military spending to investments in programs that create real national security (including environmental protection, alternative energy, education and human services.
The Foundation invests in the following strategies and supports organizations in the United States that share its mission and goals: Grassroots organizations working to educate the public and influence decision makers; Peace advocacy organizations promoting alternative policies and educating opinion makers and decision makers; and Organizations initiating and expanding media coverage on its issues.
Application Instructions: To be considered for funding, organizations that are not current Colombe Foundation grantees must contact Dini Merz either by phone or email to discuss their proposal prior to submitting an application.
Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy, Social Justice
Crime, Legal Related
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Mission/Giving Statement: The Drug Policy Alliance Advocacy Grants Program seeks to promote policy change and advance drug policy reform at the local, state, and national levels.
Grantmaking Program Areas: Promoting Policy Change; Rapid Response/Special Opportunities
Grantmaking Program Area Descriptions:
Promoting Policy Change: Seeks to broaden support for drug policy reform and funds strategic and innovative approaches to increase such support. This program targets organizations working to advance drug policy reform at the local, state, and national levels through advocacy, grassroots organizing and education.
Rapid Response/Special Opportunities: Provides funds in strategically timed, project specific grants to organizations whose projects aim to achieve maximum impact in a short time. This program supports drug policy reform efforts that seek to influence local, state/and or national legislation.
Types of Funding/Funding Restrictions: The Drug Policy Alliance Advocacy Grants Program does not support traditional abstinence-only treatment programs. Additional funding restrictions available online.
Application Instructions: See specific RFP for application instructions.
Best Method of Contact:
70 West 36th Street, 16th Floor
Primary Contact Name:
asha bandele and Teresa Bonomo
Primary Contact Email:
abandele[at]drugpolicy[dot]org and tbonomo[at]drugpolicy[dot]org