The Trust Fund for the Second Decade was established to promote, support and implement the objectives of the Decade.
Applications for grants under the Small Grants Programme under the Second Decade will be accepted between 1 August 2012 and 1 October 2012. Indigenous organizations or organizations working for indigenous peoples can apply for small grants from the Trust Fund.
The main aim of the Trust Fund is to support programs and projects advancing the goal of the Second International Decade to:
“Strengthen international cooperation for the solution of problems faced by indigenous peoples in such areas as culture, education, health, human rights, the environment, social and economic development, by means of action-oriented programs and specific projects, increased technical assistance and relevant standard-setting activities.”
II. WHO CAN APPLY FOR PROJECT GRANTS?
- Indigenous peoples’ organizations (local, national or regional);
- Women’s indigenous organization;
- Indigenous youth organization.
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