What we fund

What we fund
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The information below provides a brief overview of JRCT’s five grants programmes.

 

Before you apply, please ensure that you have read the full details of the grants programme to which you are applying for funds. This information is available in the Funding priorities section of the website.

Peace and Security

As a Quaker Trust, we believe that peace and security are built on values of equality, human rights, justice and environmental sustainability.

JRCT wishes to prioritise support for charitable work on the following issues:

  1. Challenging militarism
  2. Scrutiny of counter-terrorism measures in the context of human rights and peacebuilding
  3. Building support for alternative approaches to defence and security

Read the full details of the programme.


Power and Accountability

Quakers have a strong commitment to equality. We want to support people to create a world in which power is more equally shared, and in which powerful institutions are responsive and accountable to wider society and aligned with the long-term public interest.  

JRCT wishes to prioritise support for charitable work on the following issues:

  1. Strengthening corporate accountability
  2. Strengthening democratic accountability
  3. Encouraging responsible media

Read the full details of the programme.


Rights and Justice

As part of the Quaker tradition, JRCT is committed to the creation of a world that guarantees equal treatment for all people.

JRCT wishes to prioritise support for charitable work on the following issues:

  1. Protection and promotion of equality and human rights and their enforcement
  2. Promoting rights and justice for minorities who face the most severe forms of racism
  3. Promotion of rights and justice for refugees and other migrants by identifying and tackling root causes, structures and systems that may deny them their rights

Read the full details of the programme.


Sustainable Future

The overall focus for this programme is on developing and promoting sustainable, low-carbon alternatives to the current consumerist and growth-based paradigm.

JRCT wishes to prioritise support for charitable work on the following issues:

  1. Better economics
  2. Beyond consumerism
  3. New voices

Read the full details of the programme.


Northern Ireland

JRCT aims to fund work which will contribute to the ongoing transformation of the Northern Ireland conflict. It has identified the following priority areas:

  1. Strengthening human rights and equality
  2. Supporting inclusive, non-sectarian and participatory politics
  3. Supporting processes of demilitarisation
  4. Dealing with the past

Read the full details of the programme.

Cross-cutting

We anticipate that the majority of our funding will fall under one of the five priority areas specified above. However, if you judge that your application directly relates to more than one area, and are able to clearly demonstrate this in your proposal , we will consider a cross-cutting application. 

Read more about cross-cutting applications.