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June Kjome Justice and Peace Fund Now Accepting Applications for 2018 Grants

April 26, 2018

The June Kjome Justice & Peace Fund at La Crosse Community Foundation is currently accepting grant applications for 2018 grant awards. Applications are in our online grant portal, Foundant, and are due no later than EOB May 21, 2018. Decisions will be made and announced early June. There is $5,800 available for 2018 grant awards. The Foundation’s normal eligibility criteria applies (must be a qualified 501(c)3 organization, government entity or educational institution).

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The June Kjome Justice and Peace Fund was established in 2013 and supports educational efforts in the La Crosse area which encourage community members to be informed about, and active in, issues of justice and peace at the local, national and international levels.

Funds may be awarded to organizations or groups proposing to implement educational efforts in the La Crosse area that address root causes of in justice and promote peace. Educational efforts may include conferences, workshops, retreats, community conversations, and other events which address any or all of the following criteria:

  • Educate the community in understanding forms and mechanisms of oppression/discrimination
  • Encourage advocacy or action in fields of human rights, social, economic or environmental justice
  • Promote awareness and knowledge of cultural and ethnic diversity and inclusivity
  • Provide support to professionals in justice seeking fields-Encourage new generations to devote their lives to social justice

Questions? Contact our Program Director Jamie Schloegel at 608-782-3223 or jamie@laxcommfoundation.com

Please feel free to pass on this grant opportunity to anybody you think would be interested in applying.