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Africa Transitional Justice Legacy Fund (ATJLF) 2019 for African Organisations working on human rights issues

The newly established Africa Transitional Justice Legacy Fund (ATJLF) is excited to announce its first Call for Proposals for funding. 

Application Deadline: 30th August 2019 

Eligible Countries: Eligible civil society organisations, community based groups and networks of organisations working on transitional justice and human rights issues in Cote d’Ivoire, The Gambia, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Mali and northeastern Nigeria are kindly encouraged to apply.

To be Taken at (Country): Accra, Ghana.

About the Award: The ATJLF is a three-year grant-making initiative based in Accra, Ghana. It was established by MacArthur Foundation and another US-based private foundation, to provide funding support to community-based organisations, NGOs and survivor-led groups to implement transitional justice projects and initiatives in seven West African countries. The Fund seeks to support organisations with transformative and impactful interventions in transitional justice processes in Africa with a goal to help rebuild communities and (re) activate survivor agency in West Africa.

Type: Grant

Eligibility: The Fund will be accepting applications that seek to address issues under the following broad themes. Proposals can cut across the three themes and not necessarily one:

  • Truth, Justice & Accountability
  • Reparations
  • Institutional Reform & Enabling Environment

Applications should contain pioneering ideas that seek to promote community-centred and transformational projects that amplify the role of survivors and victims in transitional justice processes in West Africa. Proposed initiatives should be geared towards rebuilding communities, empowering citizens and transforming societies either in conflict, or those emerging from conflicts and dictatorships.

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: The ATJLF will award three (3) categories of grants.

How to Apply: Please submit the completed online application form, together with the budget template and assessment tool. Applications can be submitted in English (Anglophone countries) or French (Francophone countries).

Documents are located at the Right-hand side in the Award Webpage

  • It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.
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Visit Award Webpage for Details

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