Thank you @Nkanfiegue for sharing this funding opportunity which looks like it will be very interesting to many network members. Do note they provide strict guidelines and do not accept full applications right away. You want to submit the preliminary application first and then wait for them to reply with the go ahead to submit a full application.
All the details are on their website at Grant and Fiscal Sponsorship Programs | A.J. Muste Memorial Institute - an excerpt with key details is below.
The Muste Institute supports several active grantmaking programs promoting nonviolent action for social justice in the United States and around the world:
The next Social Justice Fund Deadline is July 9, 2018 (for decision in mid-September)
Social Justice Fund
Our Social Justice Fund needs your support to expand grantmaking. Please DONATE NOW.
Our Social Justice Fund makes grants for grassroots activist projects in the US and around the world, giving priority to those with small budgets and little access to more mainstream funding sources. We are especially interested in funding efforts to:
- stop war and militarism
- abolish the death penalty
- support labor organizing
- defend immigrant rights
- oppose prison injustice
- expose the dangers of nuclear weapons and nuclear power
Social Justice Fund Grant preliminary application (word doc) Note: Please do not submit a proposal to the Social Justice Fund unless you receive a response, from us, to your preliminary application. HERE is what to expect if you are invited to submit a full proposal.
2018 Application Deadlines (all Mondays): March 5, 2018 (for April 18 decisions) July 9, 2018 (for September 12 decisions) October 15, 2018 (for December 5 decisions)