The Special Fund to Combat Racism
an opportunity for you to contribute
|The WCC’s Special Fund to Combat Racism has a unique place in the history of the WCC. For over thirty years contributions to the Fund have been distributed to groups and organisations of the racially oppressed, anti-racism groups and support organisations. To date US$14 million has been allocated, in over 1400 grants in 50 countries.
From its inception the Special Fund was seen as the public expression of the WCC member churches’ commitment to eradicate racism. In its early years the regular grants to liberation movements in Southern Africa were a source of controversy and fierce debate among the member churches.
The number and size of the annual grants depends entirely on the number of church, public and private donations received during the year.
|Applications for grants from the Special Fund can be made to the Justice, Peace and Creation team no later than the 31st of May each year (this year the deadline is set for 31st of July, exceptionally). The approved list of grants is announced in December.|
Financial contributions to the Special Fund can be sent to:
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