JRCT’s Peace and Security Programme Accepting Applications for November Deadline

The Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust (JRCT) is accepting applications from UK not-for-profit organisations whose work involves challenging the legitimacy of violence as a tool for conflict response and promoting human rights at all levels of society.

The Trust wishes to prioritise charitable work in the following areas:

  • Challenging militarism – work which holds the UK government to account for the human costs of militarised conflict response and exposes the economic drivers of war, particularly the arms trade.
  • Scrutiny of counter-terrorism measures in the context of human rights – challenging abuses of state power and promoting greater transparency in relation to government counter-terrorism policy.
  • Building support for alternative approaches to defence and security – promoting understanding of non-violence in social change and addressing the risk of nuclear weapons.

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, JRCT also wishes to support work which scrutinises the UK government’s security and counter-terrorism policies in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Funding is at the discretion of the Trustees.

The next deadline for applications is 29 November 2021.


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