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Metanexus Institute Invites Applications for Local Societies Initiative

An initiative of the Metanexus Institute (www.metanexus.net), the Local Societies Initiative provides three-year grants to fund start-up costs for dialogue groups exploring the dynamic interface between religion and science. While focused on colleges, universities, and seminaries, the program also welcomes applications from a wide spectrum of interested parties in other venues worldwide. This unique program differs from other scholarly grant programs in that it emphasizes building organizations and dynamic associations of people who explore the implications of the science and religion interchange. Members of local […] (continue)

Funding Exchange Invites Proposals for Paul Robeson Fund for Independent Media

Named to honor singer, actor, and civil rights activist Paul Robeson, the Funding Exchange’s (www.fex.org) Paul Robeson Fund for Independent Media supports media activism and grassroots organizing by funding the pre-poduction and distribution of social issue film and video projects, as well as the production and distribution of radio projects made by local, state, national, or international organizations and individual media producers. The fund solicits projects in all genres that address critical social and political issues, combine intellectual clarity with creative use of the medium, […] (continue)

ACT Publishes New Report on Careers in International Peace and Conflict Resolution

The Alliance for Conflict Transformation is pleased to announce the publication of a new report: “Skills, Networks & Knowledge: Developing a Career in International Peace and Conflict Resolution.” This report helps to fill a critical gap in the field, as it is the first of its kind to survey employers regarding career opportunities within international peace and conflict resolution. We believe that it will be of interest to employers, and to students and professionals pursuing a career in this field and to the academic and […] (continue)

Proposals Sought for Pilot Public Consultation on Genes and Environment

The National Human Genome Research Institute of the National Institutes of Health has just issued a Request for Applications (RFA), “Public Consultation to Inform the Design of Possible Large Scale Studies of Genes and Environment in Common Disease.” (See http://grants2.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-HG-06-008.html). The purpose of this RFA is to provide support for a specialized center to conduct a pilot public consultation study to obtain wide societal input to inform the design of a possible large U.S.-based longitudinal cohort study of the role of genes and environment in […] (continue)

IAP2 Seeks Editor for Online Journal

The International Association for Public Participation is re-launching its journal in 2006. The journal will be an online, partially-peer reviewed, multi-disciplinary forum for the exchange of information among researchers, practitioners, decision-makers, and citizens about the impact and practice of public participation around the world. They are currently seeking an Editor-n-Chief who will be responsible for the management, production, and editing of this online journal. A statement of wor (including pay) is posted at www.iap2.org/associations/4748/files/JournalEditorSOW.pdf. (continue)

AmericaSpeaks Seeking Facilitators and Participants for California Dialogues

NCDD member Lars Torres sent the following message to the NCDD discussion list asking for volunteers. AmericaSpeaks is organizing and facilitating a series of meetings this spring on health care policy for the Citizens’ Health Care Working Group (www.citizenshealthcare.gov). The recommendations that result from the citizen engagement process will be presented to Congress and the President, whose response is required by law. For more information on this initiative and AmericaSpeaks’ role, please visit www.americaspeaks.org/spotlight/?p=28 The first community meeting will take place in Los Angeles, California […] (continue)

Cleveland Foundation Announces Fellowship for Civic Leaders

Dedicated to improving the quality of life in Northeast Ohio, the Cleveland Foundation (www.clevelandfoundation.org) has partnered with Coro to ensure that the local community has talented, diverse, well-prepared civic leaders. The Cleveland Executive Fellowship is an experiential, immersion program designed to accelerate the professional development of civic leaders in Greater Cleveland. Its goal is to prepare individuals for effective and ethical leadership in the public affairs arena. During the yearlong fellowship, participants will gain hands-on experience through executive-level placements in the business, nonprofit, and public […] (continue)

Open Society Institute Announces Katrina Media Fellowships

The Open Society Institute (www.soros.org) has announced a fellowship competition in response to critical issues exposed by Hurricane Katrina. By supporting in-depth journalism and media projects, OSI aims to stimulate and sustain a national conversation on these issues. The Katrina Media Fellowships will support dynamic print and radio journalists, photographers, and documentary filmmakers in the creation, and improvement, of media coverage of issues exposed by Katrina. Applicants should propose projects that will expand and deepen the public’s understanding of race and class inequalities in the […] (continue)

Baltimore Community Foundation Invites Applications for Neighborhood Grants Program

The Baltimore Community Foundation’s (http://bcf.org/) Neighborhood Grants Program offers funding for resident-driven and -led community-based organizations in Baltimore City and Baltimore County neighborhoods. The primary purposes of the NGP are to support and increase residents’ involvement and investment in their communities; to increase the effectiveness of community organizations by providing financial resources and other support to enable them to initiate and complete priority neighborhood projects; to help neighborhoods become supportive environments for families and businesses; and to strengthen neighborhoods so that current and potential residents […] (continue)

MetLife Foundation Funding Community Police Partnership Awards Program

Since 2002, the MetLife Foundation (metlife.org) and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (www.lisc.org) have partnered to recognize, sustain and share the work of innovative partnerships between community groups and police to promote neighborhood safety and revitalization. Through the MetLife Foundation Community-Police Partnership Awards, the MetLife Foundation and LISC identify and honor partnerships that exhibit tangible accomplishments in their efforts to advance the process, outcome, and evaluation of potent police-community collaborations. Eligible applicants must be member organizations of partnerships that include, but need not be limited […] (continue)