The AAA-ICDR Foundation is now accepting proposals for its second funding cycle. Interested organizations or individuals should submit a 1-2 page Initial Description of Grant Request no later than October 14, 2016 to: email@example.com.
The American Arbitration Association (AAA®) and its international division, the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR®), announced the establishment of the AAA-ICDR Foundation in May 2015.
The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, and is able to solicit donations and provide grants to fund a range of worthy causes that promote the Foundation’s wide-reaching mission, which is to support the use and improvement of dispute resolution processes in the USA and internationally, including:
•Fostering measures that reduce potential escalation, manage, and resolve conflicts.
•Expanding the use of dispute resolution processes tailored to the conflict.
•Supporting research, education and initiatives promoting high quality, efficient and fair dispute resolution.
•Increasing access to justice in and through alternative dispute resolution.
•Encouraging collaborative processes to resolve public conflicts.
•Sharing expertise across diverse groups and cultures.
•Partnering with others dedicated to advancing the Foundation’s mission.