Dick Fallow Endowment for Social Justice Applications Are Being Accepted!
Now through October 16th!
The Dick Fallow Endowment for Social Justice was established in 2013 to carry on the life work of Richard E. Fallow who fought for Labor and Economic Justice, Environmental Sustainability, and Democracy and Human Rights. Each year the Endowment will issue a grant in one of these categories.
The endowment is administered by the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend and managed by Progressive Action for the Common Good. Applicants can download materials to apply for the grant here or on the Dick Fallow Endowment for Social Justice Facebook page at www.facebook.com/FallowFund. You may also send an email to FallowFund@gmail.com to request application materials.
Criteria for grant applicants:
- Their work must serve the Quad Cities and immediate surrounding areas.
- It must be an organization and not an individual.
- It must fit under one of the three categories of serving Labor/Economic Justice, Environmental Sustainability, and Democracy/Human Rights.
- With some exceptions, the organization has to be locally chartered and not part of a national organization with access to resources not available to smaller, local organizations.
- The grant will not be available to partisan organizations.
Once all grant applications are received, beginning October 26th, 2018, a grant selection committee will evaluate all applications and make their decision no later than November 14th. Recipients of the 2018 award will be announced at the Progressive Action for the Common Good Annual Holiday Party on December 6, 2018.
Past grant recipients include Guardians of the Prairie and Forest; Palomares Social Justice Center of Moline, Illinois; the Safer Foundation of the Quad Cities; and Center for Workers Justice of Eastern Iowa.
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