GCDD's Welcoming Community Movement Funding Opportunity Grant Now Open - Deadline to apply October 10

The purpose of the Welcoming Community Movement Fund (WCMF) is to pave the way toward an equitable and just society - foundational of welcoming communities - where people across race, ethnicity, culture, class, socioeconomic background, educational status, abilities, gender, and religion are treated with dignity and respect. Dialogues and advocacy are poised to shift culture and attitudes so that everyone is able to regard others with empathy and compassion, and people feel welcomed and develop a sense of belonging. The WCMF is a journey through disabilities and racial justice. The WCMF is funded by GCDD and managed by Global Ubuntu. 

The Welcoming Community Movement Fund is offering grants to qualified applicants. Important dates and deadlines are listed below:

Grant Name: Welcoming Community Movement Fund - a social justice movement
Funding Amount: $16, 000.00 - $20,000.00 per site
Application Submission Deadline: October 10, 2020
Application Conference Call08/28/2020 and 08/31/2020 at 2 PM.  This Zoom will offer additional details about the funding opportunity. Applicants will also have the opportunity to ask questions.  Click HERE to register for the August 28th call. Click HERE to register for the August 31st call. 
Grant Period: Once awarded, the grant period is 11/01/2020 – 10/30/2021. 
Area of Emphasis: Equity from racial and disabilities justice lens.  
Grant Type: Reimbursement (The payment process can take up to 45 days after periodic reports are approved.) 
Number Funding Awards: There are 6-10 awards available. At least six (6) groups must be at least 70 miles outside of Atlanta.

Learn More or Apply for a WCMF GRANT here.