Mondayinn 16. Decemberá2013

Development Fund for Immigration Issues - grants 2013

The Ministry of Welfare announes that applications are now open for the Development Fund for Immigration Issues. The purpose of the fund is to support research and development projects in the field of immigration issues, with the goal of making it easier for immigrants to adjust to Icelandic society and of improving society's preparedness to accommodate immigrants.

Grants are as a rule awarded to associations, unions and public entities. Immigrant grassroots associations and interest groups are encouraged to apply to the Fund. Available funds are ISK 10 million. Applications can be written in Icelandic or English. Dead-line to submit applications is January 17, 2014. Application form can be found on the webpage of the Ministry of Welfare.

For more information please contact the Ministry of Welfare, by phone 545-8100 or by e-mail