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International Centre For Dispute Resolution Foundation Now Accepting Grant Proposal Descriptions

Saturday, May 28, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Brennan Frazier
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AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION -

INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR DISPUTE RESOLUTION FOUNDATION, INC.

NOW ACCEPTING INITIAL DESCRIPTIONS OF GRANT PROPOSALS FOR SECOND FUNDING CYCLE

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, May 18, 2016 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 go to www.AAAICDRFoundation.org for process and forms.

The American Arbitration Association (AAA®) and its international division, the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR®), announced the establishment of the AAA-ICDR FoundationTM in May 2015.  Since that time, the Foundation Board: James R. Jenkins, India Johnson, John J. Kerr, Jr., Carolyn Lamm, Francis McGovern, Bruce Meyerson, and Board Chair Edna Sussman along with AAA/ICDR support staff have been hard at work in both the areas of grant making and fundraising.  

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

For more information on the AAA-ICDR Foundation and the grant application process, please visit www.AAAICDRFoundation.org.

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