AAA-ICDR Foundation Accepting Grant Requests Focusing on Vulnerable Groups, Application deadline 10/5/18; briefing session 9/18/18

The American Arbitration Association/International Centre for Dispute Resolution Foundation is now accepting Initial Description of Grant Requests for its fourth funding cycle which will focus on innovative and replicable proposals that provide ADR for vulnerable and underserved populations as well as ADR for community focused dispute resolution.  The Foundation remains committed to funding high quality innovative programs in furtherance of its broader mission dedicated to mediation/other non-binding ADR process and arbitration/other binding ADR processes, and beyond.

Interested organizations or individuals should submit an Initial Description of Grant Request no later than October 5, 2018.  The Foundation has launched a new online grants application website this year.  Go to for more information and to access the online application website.

We will be hosting a brief Q&A call on Tuesday, September 18 from 2:00 – 2:30pm ET to answer any questions you may have as you prepare your submission.  Call-in details are listed below.

Toll Free Number: 1-888-537-7715

International Number: 1-334-323-9858

Participant Code: 15083676#



Published by David J. Smith

I am a career coach, consultant, and head of a not for profit - the Forage Center - that offers humanitarian education training. I also teach at George Mason University and Drexel University. A one time lawyer, I spent many years teaching in a community college where I was a Fulbright U.S. Scholar teaching in Estonia. I'm the author of Peace Jobs: A Student's Guide to Starting a Career Working for Peace (IAP 2016). I've been married to my best friend for over 31 years and we have two well adjusted adult children who teach me something new everyday. I live in Rockville, Maryland.

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