The American Arbitration Association-International Commercial Dispute Resolution Foundation invites grant proposals seeking between $50,000 and $250,000 in funding to support programmes that will address any of the following priority areas:
- Bridge Community Conflictwith a focus on civil discourse seeking to mend societal divisions
- Prevent and Reduce Violencewith a focus on vulnerable and underserved communities and police/social service partnerships
- Support Diversity, Equity, and Inclusionwith a focus on access to justice
Organisations interested in applying for a Foundation grant should submit a preliminary application by 9 September 2022. The AAA-ICDR Foundation will select a limited number of applicants to draft a more detailed proposal. Click here to apply.
Each year the AAA-ICDR Foundation issues a Request for Proposals (RFPs) focused on Foundation priorities for the upcoming grant cycle. It is an invitation for organisations to submit an application that aligns with the Foundation’s mission and focus priorities.
The RFP is typically announced each June. It is a two-step application process starting with an Initial Description of Grant Request. After review, a limited number of organisations will be invited to submit a proposal for consideration. It is a competitive review process each year.
For additional information, please click on one of the below links:
- Online Grant Application
- New Online Applicant Tutorial: Written Instructions
- New Online Site Access and Account Creation Video
- New Online Applying for Funding Video
- New Online Applicant Dashboard Video
- FAQs for Grant Applicants and Grantees
- Reporting Guidelines for Grantees
ArbitralWomen is honoured to have been a AAA-ICDR Foundation grant recipient in the past, which made it possible to create and launch the ArbitralWomen Diversity Toolkit.
Submitted by ArbitralWomen President and Independent Arbitrator Dana MacGrath, MacGrath Arbitration