The Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR) is pleased to announce their Notification of Funding Availability (NOFA) and request for initial proposal ideas for the 2020 funding cycle of the ACR/JAMS Foundation Initiative for Students and Youth in supporting Conflict Resolution Education for youth. First year funding requests may range from $15,000 to $40,000, with a two-year funding cycle being the norm.
The 2020 NOFA funding cycle is intended to support: “The reduction in anti-social behavior in the school building as well as outside the schoolhouse, e.g. field trips, on the playground etc. and an increase in the development of conflict resolution education skills in and with youth that modifies the normative culture and enhances positive school climate in elementary school(s).”
Full details are available in the NOFA here.
An informational conference call will be held on Monday November 25th, 2019 at 3:30 PM EST. You may register by going to the following link:
Interested organizations or individuals are required to submit a 1-3 page Initial Project Idea description to ACR no later than 11:59 PM local time of the organization’s legal/main location, Monday, January 6th, 2020 to firstname.lastname@example.org